CHINA & RESOURCES
0 COMMENTSMining companies needed to look strategically and systematically at how they could benefit from opportunities that resource-hungry China's increasing growth as global resources player presented, an expert on that country said on Tuesday....
10th June 2008
0 COMMENTSAluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan on Thursday indicated that it expected its Coega aluminium smelter to only come on line in 2012. Rio Tinto Alcan Aluminium CEO Dick Evans said that South Africa's power constraints meant that the...
29th May 2008
BHP Billiton in South Africa
0 COMMENTSA committee established to study the feasibility of building the 4 000 MW Inga Three hydroelectric project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to invite public tenders this year, BHP Billiton president aluminium Xolani Mkhwanazi...
By: Martin Creamer
23rd May 2008
0 COMMENTSWorld number-one aluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan said on Monday that the task team looking into the timing of its planned aluminium smelter at Coega was making good progress, and that the firm still viewed South Africa as a “good place to...
12th May 2008
0 COMMENTSAluminium giant Rusal has completed the acquisition of a 25% stake, plus on share, in the world's biggest producer of nickel and palladium, Norilsk Nickel.
By: Liezel Hill
24th April 2008
0 COMMENTSBrazilian mining and logistics group Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (Vale) has appointed Tito Martins as executive director of nonferrous minerals and energy, and Demian Fiocca as executive director for management and sustainability, the company said...
By: Liezel Hill
23rd April 2008
0 COMMENTSBoth mining giant BHP Billiton and South African banking group Standard Bank were on Friday tight-lipped over the name of a senior bank executive who made remarks that led to the diversified miner taking its business away from the firm. This came...
28th March 2008
0 COMMENTSNo decision has been made on retrenching workers from BHP Billiton's Bayside aluminium smelter in Richards Bay, a spokesperson said on Thursday. BHP Billiton’s Bronwyn Wilkinson said that no decision had been made on retrenchments and...
27th March 2008
Topics in these articles
Kobus Van Der Wath Van Der Wath Dick Evans Inga Three Xolani Mkhwanazi Fani Zulu Robert Valdmanis Steyn Speed Alexander Bulygin Mikhail Prokhorov Oleg Deripaska Tye Burt Victor Vekselberg Vladimir Potanin Carla Grasso Carlos Martins Demian Fiocca Fabio Barbosa Gabriel Stoliar Jose Carlos Martins Jose Lancaster Rio Doce Tito Martins Bronwyn Wilkinson Derek Cooper Marius Kloppers Vincent Maphai
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