X2 Resources Mining News

Investors force Rio Tinto to ditch plans to have Mick Davis as chairman

Decision comes in the wake of a full-scale investor revolt led by the Investor Forum, a London-based body representing some of the world’s biggest money managers.

Former Xstrata CEO Mick Davis may become Rio Tinto new chairman

The mining veteran could face competition from internal candidates, including former head of UK gas company Centrica, Sam Laidlaw, who now sits on Rio’s board.

Mick Davies' X2 Resources fails to deliver, frees investors from commitments

Launched three years ago with a $5.6bn war chest, the fund once hailed as leader of a new wave of mining investment changes course.

Mick Davis to overhaul X2 Resources as fund fails to close any mining deal

Recovering commodity prices and investors' veto on deals have frustrated Davis and his team in their search for mining and metals bargains.

Mick Davis tells investors to stay away from coal, Africa

When asked about how much lower commodities prices will dive this year, Davis said he thought they were close to hitting rock bottom.

Mick Davis first deal to land in Canada: report

Davis is said to be finalizing talks with a Toronto-listed miner, in a deal that could kick-off a long awaited buying spree.

Barrick to get $1.5 billion for Chilean copper mine

The gold miner is said to be evaluating whether to put its Zaldivar copper mine on the block as it tries to meet an ambitious debt reduction target.

Mick Davies’ X2 Resources raises $5.6 billion, ready to buy up assets

The former Xstrata boss’ new firm may soon pull the trigger on some big deals at a time of low commodity prices and willing sellers.

‘Mick the Miner’ goes after Vale's nickel assets

The 56 year old who built Xstrata into one of the world’s biggest mining firms and then sold it to Glencore, is tipped to be on the verge of landing his first big fish.

Glencore, Mick Davis among suitors of Anglo American mines in Chile

Glencore and X2, a company set up by former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, are among the suitors of the Chilean copper assets put up for sale by global miner Anglo American.

Mick the Miner in talks to buy Anglo’s assets, no deal tabled

Sources close to X2 Resources, Davis' new company, have cast doubts on reports that the firm had made an offer.

Mick Davis has now almost $5 billion to build new mining empire

The former Xstrata boss' new venture, X2 Resources, is "currently reviewing a number of opportunities in the metals and mining sector."

More than mining: Anglo sets up trading arm

Anglo American takes a leaf from Glencore's book, sets up trading and logistics division set to contribute $400m to profits within two years.