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Talon Metals reports maiden resource at Tamarack project

TSX-listed Talon Metals on Tuesday reported a maiden resource estimate for its Tamarack nickel/copper/platinum project, in Minnesota. British Virgin Islands-based Talon in June clinched an earn-in agreement with Kennecott Exploration, a subsidiary...
2nd September 2014

Talon Metals appoints sulphide deposit specialist to board

TSX-listed explorer and developer Talon Metals on Thursday reported that it had appointed internationally recognised sulphide mineralisation expert Dr Tony Naldrett to its board in preparation for forming a technical committee with new joint...
3rd July 2014

Analyst sees Anglo either flourishing under Cutifani or being bought

Anglo American (Anglo) will either be successful at reorganising its platinum business and starting production at the Minas-Rio iron-ore mine in Brazil or be acquired, research company Sanford C Bernstein said. The metals producer is reviewing...
20th June 2014

Coal seen slipping to 2010 low in Xstrata talks

Coal Seen Slipping to 2010 Low in Xstrata Talks: Energy Markets Xstrata, which sets prices for Australian thermal coal contracts, is poised to sell the fuel to Japan at the lowest level in three years amid speculation the nation’s imports will...
1st March 2013

Rio Tinto’s $3.9bn Mozambique coal bid may be scuppered by lack of rail, port capacity

Rio’s $3 Billion Mozambique Coal Bid Runs Off the Rails: Freight  Rio Tinto Group’s foray into Mozambique, which cost the world’s No. 2 mining company $3 billion, has highlighted a lack of rail and port capacity that threatens to check a coal boom...
1st March 2013

Rio Tinto targeting $5bn spending cuts, production boost

Rio Tinto Group, the world’s second-largest mining company, says it is targeting savings of $5-billion by the end of 2014, while simultaneously boosting production at its iron-ore, copper and alumina units.
7th December 2012
Rio Tinto

Company Announcement: Rio Tinto’s Pamela Naidoo inducted as President of the GSSA PDF Available

Rio Tinto’s South African country manager for Exploration, Pamela Naidoo has been inducted as the new president of the Geological Society of South Africa at its AGM on 5 July
11th July 2012

Makhado coking coal project, South Africa Restricted

The review of the definitive feasibility study has been completed in and is expected to be presented to the Coal of Africa Limited board in 2012.
3rd February 2012

ANC mulls legislation to supersede mining contracts – official

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) wants to forge an economy in which its natural resources best serve the country, says the head of the party’s task team formed to study a proposal to nationalise mines. National needs could...
23rd September 2011
Base Metals

Copper production increase at Palabora

JSE-listed Palabora Mining, a subsidiary of the Rio Tinto Group of Companies, situated in the Ba-Phalaborwa area of Limpopo, reports a steady increase in its copper production in its fourth quarter results, ending December 31, 2010.
15th April 2011
Creamer Media on SAfm

08/10/2010 (On-The-Air) Audio Available

Caesar Molebatsi Russian company has swooped on a promising new South African iron-making technology; Action has begun, finally, on the development of a new solar park in sunny Upington and wo mining companies have succeeded in turning polluted mine water into...
8th October 2010

$1,39bn OZ Minerals deal secures Chinese entry into Australian mining

Shareholder in OZ Minerals last week approved a plan to sell $1,39-billion of assets to China Minmetals Group to cut debt after the Chinese company sweetened its offer yesterday to fend off rival proposals. About 92% of shareholders voted in...
19th June 2009
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