WMC settles West Musgraves dispute out of court

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

Billiton shareholders back BHP merger

SHAREHOLDERS in Billiton have overwhelmingly approved the proposed US$28 billion merger with BHP that...

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

Share sale puts Majestic bid in doubt

MAJESTIC Resources' takeover tilt for Namakwa Diamonds may be dead.

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

Cobra Resources to acquire transport group

COBRA Resources announced today it plans to change its name to Freight 1 Australia after agreeing to...

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

Highlands moves to full control of Kainantu after partner pulls out

HIGHLANDS Pacific Group said today it is evaluating its options after Nippon Mining decided to withdraw...

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

BHP extends cash bid for Dia Met

BHP today extended its C$21.00 cash bids for all of Canadian diamond miner Dia Met's class A and B shares...

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

Glencore steps up listing plans

SWISS commodities giant Glencore is pursuing plans to list its $1.2 billion worth of Australian coal...

Capital markets

16 MAY 2001

Cullen to sign exploration JV with WMC

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

Gas extraction technology nets award for CMTE

AFTER five years and $8 million, the Centre for Mining Technology and Equipment and BHP Mitsui Coal are...

Archive

16 MAY 2001

Dryblower: BHPB crumbs offer juniors golden opportunity

LISTEN to talk-back radio in Australia and you would think this week's meetings of shareholders in BHP...

Dryblower

15 MAY 2001

BHP Billiton: A merger made in heaven?

ONE plus one equals three. Not true, of course, but it's an old argument from mining company management...

Capital markets

15 MAY 2001

Jobs to go as Murchison restructures Renison Bell

MURCHISON United shares fell to their lowest level in almost a month after the miner, which supplies...

Capital markets

15 MAY 2001