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PLATINUM

Amplats says reviewing Rustenburg assets

South Africa's Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Monday it was reviewing options for its Rustenburg operations, which were hit by a crippling five-month strike that ended last week. Spokesperson Mpumi Sithole told Reuters: "We expect to...
30th June 2014
 
COPPER

Gertler in mine-boosting infrastructure push in DRC

A new joint venture (JV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) intends answering the needs of the expanding mining sector for more power, road and rail. The Fleurette group, advised by Dan Gertler who has been investing in the DRC since 1997,...
25th April 2014
 
COMPANY RESTRUCTURING

Veris Gold rises as restructuring committee investigates strategic alternatives

The TSX-listed stock of North American gold producer Veris Gold on Monday climbed after the company announced that a restructuring committee announced earlier this month was investigating strategic alternatives and planning the financial...
24th February 2014
 
Mining in Africa

Angolan diamond industry to regain record production

The Angolan diamond mining industry could be poised to regain record production levels in the next few years, say economic geology consultants Sínese and sub-Saharan Africa investment bank Eaglestone.
8th November 2013
 
Company Announcement

Company Annoucements:Pacific Rubiales provides additional information related to the proposed acquisition of Petrominerales PDF Available

Tacific Rubiales Energy Corp announced that it had entered into an agreement with Petrominerales Ltd (the "Arrangement") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Petrominerales through an acquisition (the "Proposed Acquisition" or...
15th October 2013
 
SA MINING

Gold and platinum lift SA mining output

Mining production increased by a modest 0.6% year-on-year in July, after a 5.4% decline in June, helped by higher gold and platinum group-metals (PGMs) output, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported on Thursday. Gold production increased by...
12th September 2013
 
MINING OUTPUT

SA gold production plunges, total mining output down 0.7%

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) on Thursday said that mining output during May decreased 0.7%, after a 0.7% revised year-on-year improvement in April. Gold production emerged as the highest contributor, at -2.4 percentage points, to the...
11th July 2013
 
Global Strategic Metals NL

Company Announcement: Engagement of Fox Davies Capital to Undertake Capital Raising PDF Available

Global Strategic Metals NL is pleased to announce that it has engaged Fox Davies Capital Limited as financial adviser and lead bookrunner in respect of a proposed capital raising by the Company
17th May 2013
 
ENERGY MINERALS

North America becoming big coal exporter as domestic consumption declines

The North American coal industry is in transition; a significant decline in domestic consumption means that it is becoming a significant exporter of the fossil fuel to emerging economies, especially those in Asia.
29th March 2013
 
COAL

North America becoming big coal exporter as domestic consumption declines

The North American coal industry is in transition; a significant decline in domestic consumption means that it is becoming a significant exporter of the fossil fuel to emerging economies, especially those in Asia. The domestic US coal market has...
28th March 2013
 
COAL

Aquila's Belvedere stake gets A$150m price tag

ASX-listed Aquila Resources’ stake in the Belvedere hard coking coal project, in Queensland, has been given a price tag of A$150-million by an investment bank acting as determining valuer. Aquila has been at loggerheads with its joint venture...
13th December 2012
 
DIVERSIFIED MINER

Rio Tinto ‘more cautious’ on short-term outlook

Tom Albanese Mining giant Rio Tinto CEO Tom Albanese on Tuesday took a more cautious stance on the prospects for the next few quarters, citing volatile macroeconomic conditions. While economic growth in China remained robust, the Rio Tinto CEO pointed out...
9th October 2012
 
 
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