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    Mark Cutifani, a veteran miner from the boots up

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  2. February 5, 2013

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  7. January 8, 2013

    Aircraft carriers give lift to business

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    Anglo takes direct approach with Cutifani

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    Anglo names Cutifani as chief executive

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    Anglo American to name Cutifani as chief

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    Trichet a candidate for EADS chairman

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  12. December 3, 2012

    Painful extractions

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  13. November 18, 2012

    A people man and a pragmatist

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  14. November 18, 2012

    Call to support business ‘champions’

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  15. November 16, 2012

    Mittal bets on UK with £272m cement deal

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  16. November 13, 2012

    Anglo reveals $2bn overrun at Brazil site

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  17. November 12, 2012

    Anglo American needs a strong CEO

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  18. October 29, 2012

    Female campaigners on target without quotas

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  19. October 29, 2012

    Carroll’s legacy is safer Anglo mines

    Cynthia Carroll, who resigned as chief executive of Anglo American last week, made strategic mistakes that ultimately led to...

  20. October 26, 2012

    Anglo left trying to minimise damage

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  21. October 26, 2012

    BAE’s Olver could step down at AGM

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  22. October 26, 2012

    ‘Double-outsider’ status weakened Carroll

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    October 26, 2012

    Bye Cynthia!

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  24. October 26, 2012

    Cynthia Carroll resigns at Anglo American

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  25. October 4, 2012

    UK hopes BAE deal will seal Airbus role

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  26. September 17, 2012

    Dual threat to a happy EADS-BAE union

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  27. September 16, 2012

    EADS chief and BAE’s Olver tipped to lead

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  28. June 28, 2012

    ‘Zero harm’ is achievable target

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    Queen’s birthday honours

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  30. June 2, 2012

    Manufacturing chief William Barlow dies

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  31. May 4, 2012

    The court of King Mervyn

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  32. January 26, 2012

    Trichet to join EADS in board shake-up

    Jean-Claude Trichet, the former head of the European Central Bank, has been appointed to the board of EADS as the...

  33. November 24, 2011

    Turner to become GKN chairman

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  34. November 17, 2011

    Cameron to launch £1m engineering prize

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  35. November 4, 2011

    Diamonds are not forever, decides S African dynasty

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  36. August 31, 2011

    Benefits of senior women in the workplace

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  37. August 22, 2011

    Anglo would be wise to leave Macarthur parked

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  38. August 7, 2011

    UK demand grows for technical staff

    UK manufacturing and engineering companies have embarked on a hiring spree for technical staff after job vacancies rose by...

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