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Barrick director resigns

By: Henry Lazenby Barrick Gold announced on Tuesday that Nathaniel Rothschild had resigned from its board, effective as of January 7, owing to other time commitments. Rothschild had been a director of Barrick since April 2010. 

Cecil John Rhodes and the monopolisation of diamonds

During the late 1870s and early 1880s the amalgamation of the numerous diamond mining operations was increasingly recognised as the only solution to ensure the longevity of the industry.  

Vallar raises £707m in London IPO, eyes coal, iron-ore acquisitions

By: Chanel de Bruyn Mining investment firm Vallar has raised £707,2-million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the LSE, exceeding its £600-million target. Shares in the company, which was planning to establish itself as a midtier mining house, was expected to start trading on the LSE on July 14. The... 


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