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Tuesday 02 April 2013
New manager made inflammatory comments in the past
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Shares in FTSE 100 copper miner Kazakhmys tumbled by more than 7 per cent yesterday after it wrote down the value of its stake in fellow Kazakh miner ENRC by $2.2bn (£1.4 bn).
Glencore slips but the bosses prosper finance chief Steven Kalmin sees total pay package jump by nearly half to £2.1m
Monday 25 March 2013
Glencore finance chief Steven Kalmin saw his total pay package jump by nearly half to £2.13 million in 2012, a year in which the commodities trading giant’s profits tumbled by three quarters.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Thursday 21 March 2013
Countrywide got off to a lively start on the London Stock Exchange yesterday as shares in Britain's biggest estate agent raced up 13 per cent to 397p, valuing the business at £848m. The shares had already been priced at the top of the range at 350p and experts said the high first-day premium bodes well for the £1.3bn flotation of Esure at the end of this week. The insurer is expected to be priced at the top of a 275p to 310p range today in time for trading to start tomorrow.
Thursday 21 March 2013
ENRC's founding trio of major shareholders are collectively about $100m (£66m) out of pocket after a $1.5bn charge plunged the Kazakh-focused miner into the red last year.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Polish rescue workers tunnelled through collapsed rock to reach 19 workers trapped in a mine shaft and are now bringing them to the surface, a spokesman for the company operating the mine said.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Shares in the controversial Indonesian coal miner Bumi were hit as the company shocked investors by delaying its annual results announcement by a month.
Thursday 14 March 2013
BHP Billiton faces the threat of a multimillion-dollar fine after American and Australian anti-corruption authorities began to investigate allegations that it provided inducements, hospitality and gifts to Chinese officials in the run-up to the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
A police officer who won a national award for bravery has been jailed after abusing his position to have sex with a vulnerable woman.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
The top five directors in Glencore will collectively pocket about $410 million (£270 million) in dividends after the commodities trading giant - and its impending merger partner Xstrata - both revealed tumbling profits for 2012.
Monday 04 March 2013
Up to 15 miners have been fired from their high-paying jobs in a gold mine after they filmed themselves performing a “Harlem Shake” dance underground which was deemed to be a safety hazard by their employer.
Friday 01 March 2013
Boyfriend of Alisa Massaro is reported to have helped her fulfil her fantasy
Thursday 28 February 2013
The changing of the guard continued in the FTSE 100 mining industry as Rio Tinto appointed Chris Lynch, a former finance head at BHP Billiton, as its chief financial officer.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The billionaire investor Carl Icahn will be sharing a spot on the share register of a Brazilian miner with Glencore. The world's largest commodities trader is hoping to grasp a share of the lucrative iron-ore market to add to its hold on the tradeable zinc, copper, grain and oil sectors, and has bought a holding in Ferrous Resources. Reports suggest it has offered funding to help develop the Viga mine in exchange for a bigger stake in the group.
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