African Minerals seeks to raise ore price

Iron Ore
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Some analysts sceptical that miner has leverage over customers

Petra Diamonds - Cullinan 122,54 Ct Blue Diamond

Petra Diamonds eyes early dividend

Increase in UK listed miner’s production boosts profits

China propels diamond sales to $79bn

De Beers says global sales reach record

China to impose ban on low-grade coal

Fresh blow to global miners as Beijing moves to fight pollution

Aussie dollar bulls face double whammy

China’s economic troubles and US dollar rally hurt Aussie

Heavy machinery used for gold mining

Petropavlovsk plans rights issue

Indebted UK miner of Russian gold in refinancing bid

NUM rescues one of UK’s last mines

Union lends £4m to employee-controlled Hatfield Colliery

Petra Diamonds - Cullinan 122,54 Ct Blue Diamond

Petra sells blue diamond for $27.6m

Price achieved for 122.52 carat stone lower than expected

Underground at Great Noligwa South Africa anglogold ashanti

AngloGold abandons plans to break up

Investor backlash forces gold miner into U-turn

Gemfields turns to Sri Lanka for sapphires

Aim-quoted miner buys majority stake in 16 exploration licences

Glasenberg ponders Glencore’s next move

Group gains from earnings diversity and lack of iron ore exposure

Silver vulnerable to bearish action

Tracking gold’s pullback to an eight-month low

Australia iron ore sector steels itself

Low prices could lead to collapse of more small miners

Week in Review, September 13

Santander, Apple, Google, RBS and AngloGold also in the news

Fresnillo targets gold with Penmont deal

Silver miner to buy joint venture partner’s stake for $450m

Paulson attacks AngloGold spin-off plan

Equity issue would dilute value for shareholders

Weir chief suggests moving HQ south

Cochrane says group ‘well placed to take appropriate steps’

Burns fright for Scottish banks

Scottish banks ready plans to become English following a Yes vote

India steps up privatisation programme

BSGR seeks halt to Guinea iron ore auction

Tribunal asked for restitution of mining rights

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