Ekati diamond parcel reported missing

BHP's Ekati diamond project in Canada may be experiencing its first major security alert following reports...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

United States urges sanctions on Liberia diamond exports

THE United States has circulated a United Nations resolution calling for an embargo on Liberia's diamond...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Haddington announces placement of shares to Sons of Gwalia

HADDINGTON International Resources Limited, which will list on the Australian Stock Exchange next Monday,...

Capital markets

05 JANUARY 2001

Billiton: Cerro Matoso under budget and ahead of time

LONDON-based mining giant Billiton announced its Cerro Matoso nickel project in northern Colombia is...

Capital markets

04 JANUARY 2001

Dryblower: Strange dealings in Laos

Few things frighten Dryblower more than the thought of spending time in a third world prison - not that...

Dryblower

04 JANUARY 2001

BHP signals early success in Kimberley diamond hunt

BHP has received early encouragement in its quest to locate monster-sized diamond deposits in Western...

Resource definition

04 JANUARY 2001

Mincor to purchase WMC's Miitel nickel mine

MINCOR Resources has the financial green light to fund the $38 million purchase of WMC Resources' Miitel...

Capital markets

03 JANUARY 2001

Freeport-McMoran's Grasberg mine back at full capacity

FREEPORT-McMoran has restored its giant Grasberg copper/gold mine in Indonesia back to full capacity....

Capital markets

03 JANUARY 2001

Orogen Minerals completes refinancing

PAPUA New Guinea-based energy and gold company Orogen Minerals Ltd has completed the refinancing of its...

Capital markets

03 JANUARY 2001

Straits quits Spanish copper project

COPPER miner Straits Resources has pulled out of the Las Cruces copper project in Spain to focus on its...

Capital markets

03 JANUARY 2001

Queensland mines minister to seek guarantees from Rio

THE Queensland government has said it will not simply rubber stamp the transfer of the Moura coal mine...

Capital markets

29 DECEMBER 2000

Moody's downgrades Bulong Operations

THE troubled Bulong nickel laterite project has been dealt another blow with international ratings agency...

Capital markets

29 DECEMBER 2000