Category Archives: Active investigations

The selling off of Canada

By MICHAEL HARRISAt what point does Canada become a toy country? In August, the last of the major Canadian steel makers was sold to United States Steel Corporation for $1.1 billion. Earlier, Dofasco was sold to a European company which … Continue reading

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BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto Acquisitions Depend on Metals Prices, Demand

Posted by Dan Denning on Jun 19th, 2007 Now that South African Marius Kloppers is running Australian-icon BHP (ASX:BHP), is he more interested in Canadian aluminium producer Alcan (NYSE:AL) or America’s own Alcoa (NYSE:AA)? Or should he be more interested … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto says receives approval to buy Alcan

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Global miner Rio Tinto Ltd/Plc (RIO.L)(RIO.AX) said on Monday it has received U.S. anti-trust clearance for its $38.1 billion acquisition of aluminum maker Alcan Inc (AL.TO). The U.S. approval follows the province of Quebec’s government approval for … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto More Appealing Than BHP Billiton, Fortescue

Posted by Dan Denning on Jun 21st, 2007 It sure seems like a crazy summer already in North America. June 21 is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. This morning we read about a crowd in … Continue reading

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the international association of business and parliament

I found this really cosy get together of  business people and Politicians. Helen Clark next to the CEO of Rio Tinto Aluminium NZ; Tom Campbell on one of the Photos. Read more

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MECHANISMS OF CORPORATE RULE

MECHANISMS OF CORPORATE RULETony Clark The men who run global corporations are the first in history with the organisation, technology, money, and ideology to make a credible try at managing the world as an integrated economic unit. Richard J. Barnett … Continue reading

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Public want set nets ban to protect dolphins

The New Zealand public wants a set nets ban and the establishment of a marine mammal sanctuary to protect the critically endangered maui’s dolphin. Public consultation undertaken by Forest and Bird, centred in Auckland, Waikato and Northland, has found almost … Continue reading

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