New chief Andrew Mackenzie confident BHP Billiton can achieve 16% growth in two years
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Sunday 30 November 2008
New from firebox.com, the Wrap-up Tripod is a protective case featuring an integrated stand. Attach the die-cast aluminium tripod to your camera's screw-in socket for use on the move with the minimum of fuss. Price £19.95.
Sunday 23 November 2008
Russian oligarchs Oleg Deripaska and Vladimir Potanin will continue their battle for control of Norilsk, the world's biggest nickel producer, with investor roadshows in London and New York.
Sunday 02 November 2008
Monday 27 October 2008
The European Commission today attempted to draw a line under the growing clamour for full disclosure about Peter Mandelson's official contacts during his four years as the EU's Trade Commissioner.
Thursday 23 October 2008
Our back-from-the-brink PM got a yelp of welcome from one of his bench monkeys. He's back on form. Dogged. Sullen. Random, wolfy grin. And, at the end of every answer, a punch, a poke in the eye, a political point. That got him in trouble at the end.
Friday 17 October 2008
The European Commission's most senior trade official has defended Peter Mandelson over claims of a conflict of interest during his time in Brussels as Trade Commissioner.
Wednesday 15 October 2008
In the monitor stakes, bigger was always - until Apple started putting little high-resolution monitors into iPods that were so detailed, you can watch movies on them. Since then, and perhaps also due to environmental and power-saving constraints, nowadays everything new seems to have higher resolution while being slimmer.
Wednesday 10 September 2008
Wednesday 27 August 2008
Strong commodity prices are helping Rio Tinto, the world's second largest mining company, to beat all its records – and it is still saying no to rival and suitor BHP Billiton.
Sunday 17 August 2008
United Company Rusal, the world's biggest aluminium producer, has shortlisted six candidates to take board positions at Norilsk Nickel, in which it holds a 25 per cent stake.
Tuesday 05 August 2008
Usually found in the kitchen, humble aluminium is the star of this show (if spelt the American way). Devised by the Tel Aviv dancer Ilan Azriel, with fantastic designs and special effects by Yuval Kedem, the show's whimsical use of the metal offers unalloyed pleasure.
Saturday 19 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
A Japanese adventurer has completed a three-month journey from Hawaii to Japan in a boat powered by the energy of ocean waves. The 4,800-mile voyage, which began in Honolulu in March, ended as Kenichi Horie's three-ton yacht docked in Wakayama in western Japan late Friday night.
Wednesday 02 July 2008
Sunday 29 June 2008
Fears are growing that only one independent candidate will win a place on the board of Norilsk Nickel, as the battle for control of the $51.7bn (£26bn) mining giant intensifies tomorrow.
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