Anglo in talks to sell platinum mines

Amid commodities slump, asset disposals are a group priority

Glencore woes cast cloud over Rio bid plan

Lombard imagines Rio Tinto’s chairman ringing Ivan Glasenberg after S&P revised the latter’s outlook

Glencore warned to cut debt pile

S&P revises outlook as plunging commodities weigh on group

Polyus Gold: not so precious

Russian owners of the mining group appear to have tired of London

Impala plans share sale as profits dive

Precious metal producer unveils investment cuts and shaft closure

Rio predicts modest China steel growth

Iron ore miner expects annual output to reach 1bn tonnes by 2030


ERG taps China for new project financing

Owner of ENRC plans mining activity in Africa and Kazakhstan

Palmer’s Mineralogy sues Citic for A$10bn

Australian tycoon intensifies legal battle with Chinese group

Glencore: debt watch

Investors lose confidence in a model that is not as unique as had been claimed

China turbulence casts shadow on Africa

Fears grow for rare economic bright spot

Fuganto Widjaja, Sinar Mas: a new start

Founder’s grandson plans to modernise the family conglomerate

Week in Review, August 29

Zurich bid for RSA; Facebook, BHP Billiton and BlackRock also in the news

Icahn reveals 8.5% stake in Freeport

Activist to discuss capex, executive pay and production costs

BHP: income rocks

Expect more skirmishes in the battle for precious dividends

BHP shares jump despite profit slide

Anglo-Australian miner pledges to maintain or grow its dividend amid commodities downturn

Antofagasta earnings plunge 49%

Miner reels from copper prices hitting lowest levels since crisis

Miners: in search of wiggle room

Financial firepower counts in oversupplied markets

Anglo agrees to sell Chilean copper mines

UK mining group reports some progress with its asset disposal programme amid investor pressure

Fortescue suffers 88% decline in profit

Chairman brands output boost by BHP and Rio ‘market vandalism’

South32 to cut costs and capital spending

Stock drops as maiden results fall short of expectations


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