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CVRD, Codelco in talks

Chilean state copper enterprise Codelco and privatized Brazilian miner Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) (RIO.PR-N) are negotiating to form a joint copper-producing venture in the Americas.CVRD, the l…


Eldorado eyes Brumal property

Vancouver — Eldorado Gold (ELD-T) has inked a deal to acquire the Brumal property in the Brazil’s Minas Gerais state. The property is near the company’s Sao Bento operation, where infrastructure is a…


CVRD eyes copper in Brazil (November 05, 2001)

Vancouver — Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) has inked a US$42.5-million deal with Phelps Dodge (PD-N) to pick up the half-stake it does not already own in the Sossego copper-gold property in north-…


Rio narrows gap with Anglo

Rio Tinto continues to gain ground on Anglo American in its quest for first place among global mining companies, as ranked by the Raw Materials Group in Who Owns Who in Mining 2001.The U.K.-based tita…



CVRD focuses on mining

Denver — Brazil’s iron-ore giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (RIO-N) has sold its interest in steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID-N) in order to focus on its mining and transportation busin…


Trade war affects mining The march of folly

This newspaper really missed the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy at the recent annual convention of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada, and not merely because we felt the absenc…


Projects vie for attention at convention

More than 6,500 delegates from throughout the world descended on Toronto in mid-March for the 1999 Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention. While international projects clearl…



Companies (January 12, 1998)

Agarwal ResourcesAlta GoldAmax GoldAmerica Mineral FieldsAnglo AmericanArchangel DiamondAur ResourcesBelvedere ResourcesBolidenBre-X MineralsBYG Natural ResourcesCanarc ResourceCompanhia Vale do Rio D…


Scoping study says Golden Star needs more ounces

Through a scoping study prepared by independent consultants, Golden Star Resources (GSC-T) has determined that the Andorinhas gold project in Brazil could not support a 1,000 tonne-per-day underground…


Golden Star signs deal for Andorinhas

Golden Star Resources (TSE) has signed an agreement with Brazilian mining giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) for the Andorinhas gold project.Golden Star signed the deal through its wholly owned s…


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