Grupo Mexico says unable to meet debt obligations

Grupo Mexico says unable to meet debt obligations

THE world's number three copper producer, Grupo Mexico, has warned it will not be able to meet its debt...

Capital markets

08 NOVEMBER 2001

Copper majors line up for Exxon's Disputada assets

DESPITE record low metals prices, seven of the world's biggest copper producers are lining up to bid...

Capital markets

08 NOVEMBER 2001
First Quantum posts third-quarter loss

First Quantum posts third-quarter loss

CANADIAN copper producer First Quantum Minerals has reported a US$3.08 million quarterly loss as lower...

Capital markets

31 OCTOBER 2001
MIM sees fiscal 2002 profit steady despite low prices

MIM sees fiscal 2002 profit steady despite low prices

MIM today is very different from the MIM of a few years ago - a fact increasingly recognised by the investment...

Capital markets

30 OCTOBER 2001

Matrix discovers new Mt Watson copper bodies

PERTH-based copper producer Matrix Metals' recent exploration program at the Mt Watson deposit in Queensland...

Resource definition

26 OCTOBER 2001
Copper prices strengthen on Phelps production cuts

Copper prices strengthen on Phelps production cuts

COPPER prices rallied today after the world's second-largest copper producer, Phelps Dodge, announced...

Capital markets

25 OCTOBER 2001

CVRD to pay US$42.5 million for Phelps' copper mine stake

BRAZILIAN iron ore behemoth CVRD has said it will pay US copper giant Phelps Dodge US$42.5 million for...

Capital markets

25 OCTOBER 2001
MIM rides high on strong September quarter

MIM rides high on strong September quarter

COAL and copper miner MIM Holdings shares surged to a six-week high after the company said its September...

Capital markets

24 OCTOBER 2001

Murchison, Outokumpu agree to buy Rio's stake in Neves Corvo

MURCHISON United shares are rising steadily this morning after the company said it will buy Rio Tinto's...

Capital markets

24 OCTOBER 2001

Oxiana encouraged by sulphide hits in Cyprus

ONGOING drilling in Cyprus by Oxiana Resources' subsidiary Eastern Mediterranean Minerals has intersected...

Resource definition

23 OCTOBER 2001
Inca Pacific: Still looking for market love

Inca Pacific: Still looking for market love

YOU can't help but feel sorry for Tony Floyd, president of Inca Pacific Resources. Tony, or more specifically...

Capital markets

22 OCTOBER 2001

WestMet wins more time from US bondholders

BELEAGURED base metals miner Western Metals, which has seen its shares drop almost 80% in the past year,...

Capital markets

22 OCTOBER 2001