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Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Xstrata approves $1.47 billion investment to develop Peru copper project

8 July 2010


The Board of Xstrata has approved an investment of $1.47 billion to ...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials BHP Billiton makes $40 billion offer for Potash Corporation

18 August 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

BHP Billiton announced an cash offer to acquire <a href="../../Summary-Company-Prof...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Demand for Steel Supports South Africa's Ferrochrome and Manganese Mining Industry

7 September 2010


The ferrochrome and manganese mining industry is primarily driven by the global demand for steel, which is the largest end-user sector for the alloy. Furthermore, the rapid industrialisation of Chi...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials First Quantum Minerals buys Antares for £248 million

18 October 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Canadian mining company First Quantum Minerals has bought mining ...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials BHP Billiton awaits confirmation of lucrative Potash deal

2 November 2010



Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials ArcelorMittal acquires Baffinland Iron Mines for $433 million

9 November 2010

Mergers & Acquisitions

Global steel company ArcelorMittal has agreed an acquisition deal with <a href=...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials China emerges as the largest plywood market

25 November 2010


The global plywood industry is expected to reach a total volume of just under 76 million cubic metres by 2015. A resurgence in the global economy and an increase in the use of plywood in various ap...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Global Seeds Industry Expected to Show Growth

6 December 2010


The seeds industry is expected to reach nearly $50 billion in 2015. A growing population, improving farming act...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials American Vanguard acquires corn insecticide from Bayer

20 December 2010


American Vanguard Corporation announced that its subsidiary, Amvac Chemical Corporation, has acquired a global product line with the active ingredient Tebupirimfos from Bayer CropScience. The deal ...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Highland Gold announces positive exploration results from its properties

22 December 2010


Highland Gold Mining has announced positive exploration results from its Mnogovershinnoye, Unkurtash, Lyubov and Blagodatnoye properties. It said Mnogovershinnoye - the company's main producing min...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Polyus Gold to launch mill at Natalka deposit

22 December 2010


Polyus Gold is to launch a gold mill at the Natalka deposit in the Magadan Region in the Russian Far East in 2013. The board of Russia's leading gold producer has approved fist stage investments of...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Cliffs Natural Resources purchases Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines for $4.95 billion

12 January 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

US-based mining company Cliffs Natural Resources has agreed to pu...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Cargill's Profits Surge On Higher Commodity Prices

12 January 2011


Commodity trading giant Cargill Inc., announced bumper fiscal second-quarter profits of $1.49 billion for the quarter ended November 30, largely on the back of rising world commodity prices and str...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Chile's Codelco to Invest Billions; Sees Copper Price Staying High

13 January 2011


Chile's state copper behemoth Codelco said Thursday that it planned to invest billions of dollars in future development, starting this year, as company executives predicted that world copper prices...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Mining Giant Freeport-McMoRan Posts Strong Earnings on High Copper Prices

20 January 2011


Global mining giant Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc., unveiled better-than-expected quarterly earnings Thursday of $1.5 billion, up from net income of $971 million a year earlier. Free...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Petra Diamonds acquires Finsch Diamond mine in South Africa for $210 million

21 January 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Leading diamond mining group Petra Diamonds has acquired the South African Fi...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Indonesian Mining Sector Predicted to Show Solid Growth to 2015

21 January 2011


A new indepth report on Indonesia's mining sector predicts that the industry will show solid growth during the next five years, due in part to the expansion of key end-markets such as construction,...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials Alpha Natural Resources acquires Massey Energy Co for $7.1 billion

31 January 2011

Mergers & Acquisitions

Lead US coal producer Alpha Natural Resources has acquired <a href="../../Company-Profile/...

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials China's Mining Industry Seen Growing Solidly to 2015

31 January 2011


China's large mining industry, which is dominated by coal,&nbsp;is seen growing solidly over the next four years at a compound annual growth rate of 4.3 percent, according to a new industry report....

Agriculture, Farming & Raw Materials New Zealand is one of the world’s fastest growing biotechnology sectors

2 February 2011


New Zealand's agricultural economies represents one of the world's most efficient with the sector growing at a robust pace, driven by the expansion of private sector biotechnology activities and a ...

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