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Miner Acacia agrees to increased buyout offer from Barrick 19.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Barrick Gold Corp has agreed to buy out fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining in a deal that values the firm at 951 million pounds, ending a two-month standoff between the world's second biggest gold miner and its Africa unit.
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Sweden seeks lithium tie-ups in South America amid 'white gold' rush 17.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Sweden is turning its gaze towards Peru and other South American countries for lithium tie-ups amid a global race to lock in supply of the "white gold" metal that is key for the batteries that power electric vehicles.
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World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine 15.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011.
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World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure 14.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday.
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Zambia plans law compelling miners to procure locally: minister 4.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Zambia is planning a law to compel mining companies to give local suppliers a fair share of procurement, its mines minister said on Thursday, in the latest sign of the government taking an interventionist approach in its mining ...
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Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners 30.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals.
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Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo 28.6.2019 Reuters: World News
At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.
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Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo 27.6.2019 Reuters: World News
At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said.
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‘You vote for Narendra Modi and expect me to solve your problem’: HD Kumaraswamy snaps at protestors 26.6.2019 Scroll.in
Worker of Yeramarus Thermal Power Plant and Hutti Gold Mines had stopped the bus in which the Karnataka CM was travelling to complain about pending salaries.
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Dollars in the detail; banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' 21.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold.
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Ecuador court rules against community consultation for Cascabel mining project 21.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Ecuador's Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled against a request to require community consultations for a planned mining project, allowing Australia's SolGold to move forward with developing its Cascabel copper, gold and silver mine.
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Factbox: Gold miners' rocky road in Colombia 20.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Canada's Continental Gold is on track to open a mine in Colombia in 2020 that will be the country's first large-scale underground gold project in years.
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Despite killings, Continental Gold still on track with flagship Colombia mine 20.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Last September, Continental Gold Inc's painstaking efforts to build community support for its gold and silver mine beneath the green skirts of Colombia's Andes suddenly looked vulnerable when gunmen killed four of its employees in two separate ...
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Gold rally narrows Acacia Mining, Barrick Gold offer gap ahead of deadline 17.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Ahead of Tuesday's deadline for Barrick Gold Corp to make a firm buyout bid for its Acacia Mining unit, a gold rally has eroded, but not eliminated, a discount and big Acacia shareholders say they still oppose the offer.
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Acacia investor Odey against any 'best and final' offer from Barrick 13.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
British hedge fund Odey Asset Management said on Thursday it would reject any offer from Barrick Gold Corp for its stake in Acacia Mining Plc that is framed as "best and final," becoming the second Acacia investor to publicly oppose the Canadian mining giant's buyout ...
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Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers 5.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold.
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New PNG leader "taking back" economy, puts resources firms on notice 30.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Papua New Guinea's new prime minister pledged on Thursday to "tweak and turn" laws governing how natural resources are extracted to help lift the vast South Pacific archipelago out of poverty.
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At least nine illegal Zimbabwean miners die after mine collapse 27.5.2019 Reuters: World News
At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted London-headquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare, the company said on Monday.
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Gold miner Metallon demands $132 million from Zimbabwe central bank: documents 16.5.2019 Reuters: Money News
Africa-focused gold miner Metallon Corporation is demanding nearly $132 million it says it is owed by Zimbabwe's central bank, legal documents showed on Thursday, as the country's mining sector grapples with a severe dollar crunch.
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Self-Promoting Australia's Answer To Trump Splashes Cash In Election Bid 16.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A brash, self-promoting billionaire with political ambition and a string of controversies in his wake, Clive Palmer not only sounds like Australia's answer to Donald Trump, that is exactly who he is...
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