Outokumpu says may close nickel mine due to low prices

Outokumpu says may close nickel mine due to low prices

FINNISH metals giant Outokumpu has warned that it may be forced to close the Hitura nickel mine in Nivala,...

Capital markets

26 SEPTEMBER 2001

Namco announces US$9 million insurance payout

MARINE diamond miner Namibian Minerals says it expects to receive a US$9 million business interruption...

Capital markets

26 SEPTEMBER 2001
Explosion death toll rises to 13

Explosion death toll rises to 13

THE death toll from a cave-in and subsequent explosion at an Alabama coal mine has risen to 13, making...

Archive

26 SEPTEMBER 2001

East Timor chief minister sees end to gas stalemate

A $500 million plan to pipe natural gas from the Timor Sea to Australia's Northern Territory could be...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001

AusIMM brings in new blood

AUSIMM has nominated three new members to its board - Ian Gould, Peter Lilly, Mike Eager - to each serve...

Leadership

25 SEPTEMBER 2001
Costello warns of risks to Australian economy

Costello warns of risks to Australian economy

AUSTRALIAN Federal Treasurer Peter Costello was uncharacteristically pessimistic in his assessment of...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001

Pasminco administrators to look at selling smelters

THE sale of all or parts of Pasminco Ltd will be considered under the process of administration, insolvency...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001
Harmony buys into New Bendigo

Harmony buys into New Bendigo

HARMONY Gold has agreed to inject $50 million into Bendigo Mining via a placement, securing the South...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001
New sea floor hot springs expected to aid mineral discovery

New sea floor hot springs expected to aid mineral discovery

A CSIRO-led team of international scientists has discovered new hot springs on the sea floor almost 2km...

Resource definition

25 SEPTEMBER 2001
Western Metals hit by zinc slump amid fund raising concerns

Western Metals hit by zinc slump amid fund raising concerns

HOT on the heels of the demise of zinc group Pasminco, analysts are voicing concerns about the financial...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001

Equinox secures funding for copper feasibility study

PERTH-based Equinox Resources has secured a US$14 million finance package with a host of international...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001
Independent expert values Aurora well above bid price

Independent expert values Aurora well above bid price

BRANDISHING an independent expert's report which valued Aurora Gold shares at between 38 and 55 cents,...

Capital markets

25 SEPTEMBER 2001