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Potash Corp Sues BHP Billiton, hopes to block bid

In an attempt to block BHP's $39bn hostile bid, Potash Corp filed a lawsuit in Chicago alleging that BHP misrepresented and failed to inform investors about material facts. Read more

SA Mines minister launches "major overhaul" of law

Susan Shabangu, announced a major overhaul of South Africa's mining legislation, Tuesday and added ICT and Lonmin matter to be taken to the cabinet.

Minerals Council of Australia proposes changes to Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) is calling on the Australian Senate to set the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) legislation aside so that “fundamental flaws in its design can be addressed - aligning the CPRS with a US scheme, principally, and the outcome of December’s Copenhagen climate change talks on a global emissions protocol.”

WESTPORT, CT, June 20, 2008 — Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) today announced that it will host an Investment Analyst Meeting on September 4, 2008, at the Terex Corporation headquarters in Westport, Connecticut.  The event is […]

Busy time for iron ore, gold, nickel and energy

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (June 20): It’s been another busy fortnight for the iron ore players in the wake of newly negotiated price hikes across the globe, while there has also been more nickel activity than in previous weeks despite the stainless steel additive failing to claw back recent price losses. [...]

UC Rusal ‘greens’ aluminium production

UC RUSAL reports it has successfully launched test production of the key component of a unique environmentally sound aluminium production technology – colloidal anode paste. The total investment in this project will amount to $25 […]

Rio Tinto Files Suit In Indonesia Contract Dispute

JAKARTA -(Dow Jones)- Rio Tinto Indonesia said Monday it has filed a lawsuit in Central Sulawesi administrative court to combat rival claims over what would be one of only two nickel assets owned by the […]

Officials of other depts can check violation of Mining Act

Solan, May 22 The state government has empowered officials of various departments, including the police, to initiate action against violators of mines and minerals (Development and Regulation) Act across the state. Earlier, only mining department […]

Leveling the Playing Field

Most stone quarries are created by starting at ground level and excavating down into the earth. Nonetheless, there are a small number of quarries that are started high above ground level on a mountain or […]