Cobalt war

Cobalt war

NORILSK Nickel appears to have started a cobalt price war, the effects of which could flow through to

Bulks

27 JUN 2005
Surprise promise for Mercator

Surprise promise for Mercator

AIM-listed Mercator says recent drilling at its Annean project near Meekatharra in Western Australia

Orezone defers new resource estimate

Orezone defers new resource estimate

CANADIAN based explorer Orezone has deferred a resource update at its Essakan gold project in Burkina

Kaiser hits for Copper Strike

Kaiser hits for Copper Strike

COPPER Strike says drilling at its Kaiser Bill copper prospect in Queensland has returned thick, moderate

Bulks

24 JUN 2005
New Range deal for Peruvian uranium

New Range deal for Peruvian uranium

RANGE Resources says it will have an immediate 80% stake in the Corachapi uranium prospect in Peru after

Bulks

24 JUN 2005
Bush ticks nuclear power

Bush ticks nuclear power

GEORGE Bush has flagged America's intentions of a re-entry into the nuclear power industry following

Bulks

24 JUN 2005
Gold price jumps

Gold price jumps

Gold hit a three month high overnight as investors continued to digest news about the US economy and

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24 JUN 2005
Jobs go as Alcoa cuts costs

Jobs go as Alcoa cuts costs

GLOBAL alumina giant Alcoa says it has been forced to cut around 6500 jobs and a number of plants around

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24 JUN 2005
Gold Fields confident of Peru development

Gold Fields confident of Peru development

South Africa's Gold Fields group said it was confident of winning all development approvals for the planned

Capital markets

24 JUN 2005
Tintaya to resume as Phelps faces new threat

Tintaya to resume as Phelps faces new threat

ONE door opens, and another closes, in the increasingly confused status of mining in the troubled South

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24 JUN 2005
Chatree growing

Chatree growing

KINGSGATE Consolidated says infill and extension drilling north of its gold mine in central Thailand

Cerro Colorado outage continues

Cerro Colorado outage continues

BHP Billiton is reportedly unlikely to re-start production at its Cerro Colorado copper mine in northern

Bulks

23 JUN 2005
Lonmin workers back wage deal

Lonmin workers back wage deal

ONE of the world's largest platinum producers, Lonmin, says it has sealed a five-year deal with the National

Bulks

23 JUN 2005

Mount Gibson seals big China deal

MOUNT Gibson Iron has emerged from a trading halt and confirmed an alliance with a subsidiary of Beijing

Capital markets

23 JUN 2005

Round Hill positive for Northwest

NORTHWEST Resources claims to have confirmed the presence of additional high-grade mineralisation amenable

Bulks

23 JUN 2005

Sinosteel on the prowl

FOLLOWING last weeks deal with Western Australian junior Midwest Corp, China's largest iron ore importer,

Capital markets

21 JUN 2005

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