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Japan to strengthen control over rare metal reserves

A report by market consultancy firm Argos states that the…

Greenfields Exploration wants to snap up third of Greenland licences

It has identified a "shopping list of high-quality acquisitions" in…

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EU delays Glencore-Xstrata merger verdict

The European Commission said Wednesday it is delaying the deadline to emit a verdict on Glencore International PLC's $70 billion merger proposal with Xstrata (LON:XTA) after Glencore (LON:GLENA) made concessions to reduce EU concerns about too much potential concentration of interests in northern Europe.

Xstrata’s Dominican nickel project in UN’s hands

United Nations Development Program (UNDP) representative, Valerie Julliand, announced Tuesday the body has agreed to the Dominican Republic’s government's request to review Xstrata Nickel’s environmental impact study for the Loma Miranda project, located in the country’s central region.

Oil and coal save BHP’s September quarter results

BHP Billiton (ASX,LON,NYSE:BHP), the world’s biggest miner by market value, posted Wednesday a weaker than expected September quarter from its West Australian iron ore mines as the company’s work on expansion plans affected production figures.

Qatar sees Glencore/Xstrata merger positively

Qatar's sovereign investment fund, the second largest shareholder in Xstrata PLC (LON:XTA) with 12% of equity, confirmed Monday it is looking positively at the company's planned merger with Glencore International (LON:GLEN).