Freeport warns on Congo risk

by Brendan Ryan | 02-Oct-07 15:24 | add a comment

Freeport McMoRan, the world's largest publicly traded copper company, said there are reasons why it might not meet a 2009 production deadline for its Congo project, Tenke Fungurume. Read ›

Former Gold Fields execs in JV

by Brendan Ryan | 27-Sep-07 11:52 | add a comment

Chris Thompson and Craig Nelsen have formed Avanti Mining which is seeking speciality metals. They are joined by Newmont vice chairman, Pierre Lassonde. Read ›

GFMS boss puts hair on block

by Brendan Ryan | 26-Sep-07 16:56 | add a comment

If the gold price reaches $1,200/oz during the 2008 calendar year, Paul Walker, will lose his hair. And if that happens, Miningmx will commission a photographer to record Walker's trip to the barber. Read ›

Banro Corp. put up for sale

by Brendan Ryan | 26-Sep-07 12:30 | add a comment

Banro Corporation, the Toronto firm that has gold prospects in the Congo, has appointed RBC Capital Markets to run a bidding process. Read ›

Gold to punch through $800/oz in 2008

by Brendan Ryan | 26-Sep-07 08:24 | add a comment

So says market guru Martin Mureenbeeld whose system of outlining gold price scenarios has proved among the most successful means of anticipating the future price of the metal. Read ›

Funds attack gold company managers

by Brendan Ryan | 25-Sep-07 08:31 | add a comment

The raft of mega-mergers of the past few years in the gold industry has done little but destroy value, according to prominent fund managers speaking at this year's Denver Gold Forum. Read ›

Stillwater lined up for Norilsk PGM finds

by Brendan Ryan | 24-Sep-07 21:00 | add a comment

The North American firm says it would be a logical choice to develop platinum group metals Russian firm Norilsk Nickel might own in South Africa. Read ›
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