India Gold heads for agreement on Kolar

INDIA Gold says it has made a significant breakthrough in its bid to establish the future viability of...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Ashanti pulls out of Spinifex's Tanzanian projects

IN A blow to Perth-based explorer Spinifex Gold, Ashanti Goldfields has withdrawn from a farm-in and...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Political climate may improve for Inco

THERE are new signs the political logjam barring development of Inco’s huge Voisey’s Bay nickel project...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

De Beers announces record diamond sales

DE BEERS' marketing arm, The Diamond Trading Company, said today rough gem diamond sales in 2000 reached...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Twigg branches out into Tanzania with encouraging results

LONDON-based Twigg Minerals has said drilling results at its Miyabi gold project indicate it could be...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Partners commit to Escondida build-up

RIO Tinto has announced it will spend US$314 million on the US$1.04 billion phase four expansion of the...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Rio makes bid for Canadian iron ore fund

ANGLO-Australian miner Rio Tinto announced today it would make a cash offer of C$13.50 a share for Canada's...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Marlborough man appointed to Ardlethan tin project

MARLBOROUGH Resources today announced the appointment of Chris Doon as operations manager of its Ardlethan...

Leadership

15 DECEMBER 2000

Pasminco warns of first-half loss

LEAD and zinc miner Pasminco today foreshadowed a first-half loss for fiscal 2001 due to production shortfalls,...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

CFMEU found in contempt of court

BRISBANE: The Construction Forestry, Mining and Energy Union was in contempt of a court ruling when it...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Cochilco sees Chilean copper output up slightly next year

THE state-run Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) expects Chile, the world's leading copper producer,...

Capital markets

15 DECEMBER 2000

Results add renewed lustre to gold

IS THERE renewed hope of a revival for Australia's beleaguered gold mining industry?

Research

15 DECEMBER 2000