Shares in Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) jumped by 26 per cent yesterday after a consortium of key shareholders in the Kazakh miner announced they were considering an offer for the company.
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Wednesday 11 April 2012
Nine miners have been rescued after spending five days trapped in a collapsed gold and copper mine in Peru.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Rio Tinto yesterday declared diamonds aren't forever as it put its mining operations for the precious gemstone up for sale with an expected price of $2bn.
Friday 16 March 2012
There are no two ways about it: the big four FTSE 100-listed diversified mining groups had a cracking start to the year. In the first two months of 2012, Rio Tinto and Xstrata's shares both jumped by nearly a third, while BHP Billiton and Anglo American turned in a relatively poor performance, up by a mere fifth.
Wednesday 14 March 2012
The Peruvian capital was once said to be the most dangerous in South America. Mark Rowe sees how Lima's changed on a new walking tour
Wednesday 14 March 2012
It has been on its knees recently, but Exillon Energy spurted up yesterday after becoming the latest oil group to get a boost from takeover talk. The Russia-focused explorer – which has seen its share price more than halve over the past year – jumped nearly 8 per cent as speculation was reheated that it could become a target.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
Chinese premier Wen Jiabao sent tremors through global markets yesterday, as the world's biggest economy set its least-ambitious growth target for eight years.
Saturday 03 March 2012
Samantha Downes wonders if commodities are a wise choice for the ordinary investor
Tuesday 28 February 2012
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This iron sails through crumpled laundry, even tough linen, with complete ease, which you'd hope, at this price.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have announced plans to invest $4.5bn (£2.9bn) to expand the world's biggest copper mine.
Saturday 11 February 2012
The world is in the grip of a commodity price revolution. Tom Bawden explains why scarce resources are going through the roof
Sunday 05 February 2012
Xstrata shareholders will take advantage of a technicality in the takeover process to seal better terms in its "merger of equals" with Glencore, a deal that would create a £50bn mining giant.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Lack of adequate recycling facilities and confusing legislation is hampering Britain's economy as demand for raw materials soars. Tom Bawden examines the case
Friday 20 January 2012
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Sunday 08 January 2012
Mark Goddard-Watts found himself £24m richer when he sold his remaining stake in Toolstation to Travis Perkins, which runs the country's biggest network of builders' merchants.
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