BEML to bid for contract mining with Indonesia's Sumber Mitra Jaya

05 Mar 2009

China National Petroleum to acquire Canada's Verenex Energy for $357 million

27 Feb 2009

Mining giant Anglo American reports 29 per cent profit drop, to cut 19,000 jobs

20 Feb 2009

BHP Billiton cuts 6,000 jobs; closes mine

21 Jan 2009

BHP Billiton, the world’s largest mining company plans to cut 6,000 jobs from its global workforce and close a nickel mine due to weak demand brought on by the global economic slowdown

Vedanta, Singapore Nava Bharat in bid to operate Zambia coal mine

10 Jan 2009

Canadian miner Teck Cominco to slash 1,400 positions

08 Jan 2009

Neyveli Lignite to raise Rs1,850 crore capital

02 Jan 2009

Mines ministry returns Tata Steel, DeBeers' proposals to AP government

02 Jan 2009

BHP Billiton bullish despite crisis

27 Nov 2008

Rio may sell stakes in key projects to China to shed debt

25 Nov 2008

BHP Billiton abandons bid for Rio Tinto

25 Nov 2008

BHP Billiton has abandoned a year-long hostile attempt to acquire Rio Tinto and create a monolithic entity that could have exercised a stranglehold on pricing.

EU antitrust authorities concerned over proposed BHP-Rio Tinto merger

19 Nov 2008

BHP Billiton to reactivate uranium mine in Western Australia

19 Nov 2008

BHP Billiton plans to reactivate its Yeelirrie mine in the Goldfields of Western Australia, the world's second largest undeveloped mine, which is estimated to hold 35,000 tonnes of uranium.

Ore miner Rio Tinto to slash output by a third

10 Nov 2008

With steel producers slashing production, The world's No 2 iron ore miner Rio Tinto has decided to follow suit and reduce output bya third

Sesa Goa to invest Rs400 crore in new mines, infrastructure

07 Nov 2008

Japanese, Korean consortium to acquire stake in CSN's Brazilian iron ore mining business

04 Nov 2008

Copper falls to three-year lows

25 Oct 2008

European regulators may object to BHP-Rio merger

24 Oct 2008

Lafarge Umiam in Nongtrai caves conservation pact with Meghalaya government

18 Oct 2008

Corus and Vale sign 5-year iron ore supply contract

16 Oct 2008

Shareholder opposition, market woes force Vedanta to scrap recast plan

25 Sep 2008

Vedanta to boost Sesa Goa iron ore capacity, restructure group

09 Sep 2008

Sail starts expansion of iron ore in Orissa; adopts Indian Railway’s freight management system

30 Aug 2008

Rio Tinto contemplating divestment of US assets

09 Aug 2008

ArcelorMittal acquires US coal producer Concept Group

21 Jul 2008