Coal & Allied to purchase Peabody's Australian interests

ENDING months of speculation, the world's largest coal company, Peabody Group, today announced the sale...

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27 DECEMBER 2000

US settles lawsuit over Colorado gold mine

INTERNATIONAL mining financier Robert Friedland has agreed to pay nearly US$28 million to the United...

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27 DECEMBER 2000

China opens its largest copper deposit to international bids

CHINA has opened to bidders what could prove to be the country's largest copper deposit, recently discovered...

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27 DECEMBER 2000

Aber sells Snap Lake to De Beers to fund Diavik

DE BEERS has emerged an unexpected winner from yesterday's decision by arch-rival Rio Tinto to proceed...

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22 DECEMBER 2000

Cuba scuttles Norilsk plans to finish fourth nickel plant

CUBA has decided not to complete an unfinished nickel plant begun by its former Soviet bloc allies, Basic...

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22 DECEMBER 2000

Canada's Diavik diamond mine gets the go ahead

RIO Tinto and Aber Diamond have given the official green light to launch their C$1.3 billion Diavik diamond...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Nickel prices expected to fall on rising output: ABARE

NICKEL prices are forecast to fall in 2001 as output grows, demand from stainless steel producers eases...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Copper prices on the upward swing: ABARE

AFTER the lows of 1999 in the wake of the Asian economic downturn, expanding economic activity and strong...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Coal prices trend up as production contracts: ABARE

HIGHER global demand and lower production capacity are expected to place upward pressure on metallurgical...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Centennial Coal hopeful of rise in contract prices

SYDNEY: Centennial Coal is expecting the current round of coal price negotiations to secure a jump in...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Strong demand for Australian iron ore predicted for 2001

DEMAND for Australian iron ore is expected to increase strongly in 2001, according to the Australian...

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21 DECEMBER 2000

Herald reports encouraging tin intercepts at Batu Besi

PERTH-based Herald Resources said today it has made an

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21 DECEMBER 2000