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Nevsun loses bid to stop lawsuit over alleged forced labour in Eritrea

Until today, Canadian miners operating abroad could only be sued…

Excellon to acquire Otis in all-share deal

Otis holds the Kilgore gold project in Idaho.

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Eurometeaux gears up for EU carbon tax talks

The metals lobby group is gearing up to meet with the European commission at the end of January to persuade it to grant the sector full exemption from the indirect carbon costs embedded in electricity prices.

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LME says sell-out decision February as 2011 contracts value surges 33% to $15 trillion

Reuters reports the London Metal Exchange has been approached by several   potential bidders and will consider takeover proposals in late February according to its CEO. The LME handles some 80% of global trade in metals futures and a takeover will help the the 134-year old trading floor to compete against rapidly-expanding Asian metal trading hubs.