Mt Keith fatality brings WA toll to four

THE Western Australian government plans to revisit the issue of mine safety following the death of a...

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21 MAY 2001

BHP shareholders meet to decide company's fate

UNIONISTS have gathered outside the Melbourne Concert Hall where BHP shareholders are meeting this morning...

Capital markets

18 MAY 2001

Acclaim strikes native title agreement over Wingellina

NATIVE title issues over Acclaim Exploration's Wingellina project, Australia's largest undeveloped nickel-cobalt...

Capital markets

18 MAY 2001

BHP shareholders back Billiton merger

BHP shareholders have formally approved the company's $57 billion merger with London-listed Billiton...

Capital markets

18 MAY 2001

ACCC clears way for BHP-Billiton merger

THE proposed BHP-Billiton merger has passed another hurdle today with Australia's corporate watchdog...

Capital markets

17 MAY 2001

Majestic launches legal action against Namakwa

MAJESTIC Resources has launched a defamation suit against takeover target Namakwa Diamond hours after...

Capital markets

17 MAY 2001

Gold stocks lift on higher metal price

AUSTRALIAN gold stocks have enjoyed a strong run today as prices of the precious metal hit US$273.35...

Capital markets

17 MAY 2001

Harmony sells Croesus stake

CROESUS Mining has managed to shake New Hampton Goldfields off its back after the erstwhile predator's...

Capital markets

17 MAY 2001

Dioro eyes 1 million ounces at Frog's Leg

PERTH-based tiddler Dioro Exploration may have its foot on a significant gold strike if speculation about...

Newly opened Davyhurst set to grow, says Croesus

FAMOUS for its lavish mine openings, the recent opening of Croesus Mining's Davyhurst gold mine was no...

Capital markets

17 MAY 2001

WMC settles West Musgraves dispute out of court

A SUPREME Court action instigated by unlisted explorer West Musgraves Mining against WMC Resources was...

Cullen to sign exploration JV with WMC

JUNIOR explorer Cullen Resources is expected to soon sign a joint venture agreement with WMC to accelerate...