Category Archives: Exploration companies

Companies involved in the initial exploration.
Often a front for other companies that for the time being like to stay in the background.

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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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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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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Rio Tinto looks to create monster

Saturday July 14, 2007 By Tom Cahill and Simon CaseyRio Tinto group chief executive Thomas Albanese says he’s buying Alcan before the competition beats him to it. “You ask the question of why now?” Albanese told investors during a conference … Continue reading

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Rio Tinto: practise what you preach!

The efforts of UK-based mining company Rio Tinto to convince the world of its commitment to human rights have suffered another blow. According to media reports, in December, the family of human rights defender and poet Wiji Thukul rejected a … Continue reading

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