CVRD dusts off its global copper ambitions

BRAZIL'S giant iron ore producer CVRD has flagged again that it plans to become a world-scale copper...

Capital markets

14 FEBRUARY 2001

MIM decision on Ernest Henry imminent

MIM Holdings is expected to announce shortly whether it will take up its pre-emptive right to buy the...

Capital markets

12 FEBRUARY 2001

Atlas believed to be in chase for Ok Tedi

PORT MORESBY: US conglomerate Atlas Mining Corporation is understood to be latest company interested...

Capital markets

12 FEBRUARY 2001

Tintaya expansion to boost output to 130,000tpa

BHP today announced approval of a US$138 million expansion of its Tintaya copper operations in Southern...


09 FEBRUARY 2001

El Abra expansion receives government approval

CHILE'S El Abra copper mine has won government approval to proceed with a US$77 million expansion.

Capital markets

08 FEBRUARY 2001

Olympic Dam reaches production milestone

SOUTH Australia's massive Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine reached a production milestone today, producing...

Capital markets

31 JANUARY 2001

Salomon cuts rating for Nuevo Grupo Mexico

US INVESTMENT bank Salomon Smith Barney has cut its rating for mining giant Nuevo Grupo Mexico to

Capital markets

30 JANUARY 2001

International Curator throws in the towel at Boleo

AFTER years of dispute International Curator Resources has decided to off-load its Boleo copper-cobalt...

Capital markets

30 JANUARY 2001

Exco, BHP sign new exploration deal for Soldiers Cap

EXCO Resources announced today it has secured ownership of a large tract of prospective exploration ground...

Resource definition

22 JANUARY 2001

RMB to help finance Lumwana study

EQUINOX Resources today announced the appointment of RMB Resources, the mining arm of Rand Commercial...

Capital markets

18 JANUARY 2001

Summo confirms Matrix talks

SUMMO Minerals Corporation this morning confirmed a report that it is in negotiations...

Capital markets

17 JANUARY 2001

Summo touted to jump into Matrix Metals

JUNIOR Australian copper miner Matrix Metals is expected to welcome North American copper producer Summo...

Capital markets

16 JANUARY 2001