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...
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...
By: Matthew Hill
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
POWER & MINING
0 COMMENTSState-owned power utility Eskom, currently grappling with a national electricity shortage, wants to reveal exactly where the extra 5% power it is allocating to the mining industry is going, but it is up to the customers, a spokesperson said....
By: Matthew Hill
20th March 2008
0 COMMENTSBase-metals miner Lundin Mining has posted a net loss of $436,6-million, after noncash impairment charges of $491,9-million. The charges related to its merger with EuroZinc Mining and the acquisition of Rio Narcea Gold Mines.
19th March 2008
0 COMMENTSAluminium producer Rio Tinto Alcan remains on schedule and within budget in an expansion of its Yarwun alumina refinery, in Australia, the company said on Tuesday.
18th March 2008
0 COMMENTSDiversified miner Rio Tinto is in discussions with the South African government to review the timing of its planned aluminium smelter at Coega, in the Eastern Cape, in light of the country's power shortage, the company said on Thursday. South...
13th March 2008
0 COMMENTSDiversified resources group BHP Billiton plans to close two potlines at its Bayside aluminium smelter, in Richards Bay, South Africa, in order to reduce the group's overall power consumption at its Southern African operations by 10%, the...
11th March 2008
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