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Gloves are off for the global mining industry


JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 4, 2015/ — 2014 was expected to be a tough fight for the global mining industry with commodity prices down and short-term volatility increasing. The initial scorecard for the largest 40 miners was mixed and now the gloves are off for the industry with widespread government intervention, internal industry conflicts and rising shareholder activism, according to PwC’s annual Mine report released today [Read more…]

Rio Tinto Extends Offer

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto has extended its offer, made through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, to acquire all the common shares of Hathor for C$4.70 in cash per common share until 5:00 pm (Toronto time) on 22 December 2011. The offer has been extended to allow the remaining Hathor shareholders sufficient time to tender their common shares to Rio Tinto’s offer. [Read more…]