Category Archives: Corperate power

Titanium or Water? Trouble brews in Southern India

Titanium is also part of the Blacksands attraction.  by Nityanand Jayaraman More than 5,000 people converged this month in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to protest a deal that set the stage for the state government to appropriate almost … Continue reading

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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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Rob Zaleski: Anti-mining activist Churchill writes last warning

Rob Zaleski  —  8/27/2007 9:19 am The whole idea never made sense to Roscoe Churchill. Why would Wisconsin, with its rich abundance of lakes and forests, even consider opening its door to the mining industry? the retired elementary school principal … 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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