0 COMMENTSDiversified mining major BHP Billiton, whose record 2009 dividend represents a sixfold growth in seven years, has paid a massive $32-billion in cash to shareholders since BHP and Billiton merged in 2001, BHP Billiton CEO Marius Kloppers said on...
By: Martin Creamer
12th August 2009
0 COMMENTSBELGIAN metals company Nyrstar has announced that it is to expand into mining. This was revealed with the release of the company’s Strategic Review last week. Nyrstar is a major global multi-metals producer, and is the world’s biggest producer of...
By: Keith Campbell
3rd July 2009
0 COMMENTSIndex compiler Standard & Poor's (S&P) on Thursday launched its new S&P/TSX Global Base Metals Index, which aims to provide investors with an investable index of global securities involved in the production or extraction of base metals. The new...
25th June 2009
0 COMMENTSChina’s role was now more “pertinent” to the health of the metals industry than at any other time in the last century, with the hope for the metals industries in 2009 resting with the Asian giant, independent research firm AME Mineral Economics...
12th June 2009
0 COMMENTSBase-metals prices would likely remain weak in the short term, while the gold price would continue to improve towards the end of this year, analysts said on Monday. Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P’s) has revised the outlook for metals...
By: Chanel de Bruyn
1st June 2009
0 COMMENTSTotal acquisition spending for deals bigger than $25-million in the base-metals and gold sectors fell by 25% last year, Metals Economics Group said on Tuesday. Base metals acquisitions spending in 2008 declined by 25%, to $32-billion, while gold...
12th May 2009
0 COMMENTSAustralia-based Alumina has raised $737-million through the institutional component of its accelerated pro-rata entitlement offer. Take up of the institutional offer was higher than expected, resulting in the institutional amount being greater...
4th May 2009
0 COMMENTSBrazilian resources group Companhia Vale do Rio Doce has entered into a share purchase agreement with Dubai Aluminium Company Limited (Dubal), which will buy a stake in Vale's Companhia de Alumina de Pará (CAP). If the transaction, which is...
14th April 2009
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