Inco Limited

Lonmin buys into Wallbridge (June 18, 2007)

Lonmin (LNMIF-O, LMI-L) has agreed to take a private placement that could give it an 18% shareholding in Wallbridge Mining (WM-T, WLBMF-O), and cements an existing alliance in the Sudbury camp.



NAP outlines Shebandowan zones

An 8,400-metre drilling program at the Shebandowan mine, west of Thunder Bay, Ont., has defined three zones of mineralization west of the former nickel producer.



Stephen Stakiw

Int’l Royalty to Buy Nsr on Pascua-Lama

Vancouver — International Royalty (IRC-T, ROY-X) has inked a deal to purchase a sliding-scale net smelter return (NSR) royalty on Barrick Gold’s (ABX-T, ABX-N) monstrous Pascua-Lama gold deposit, whi…


Ravensthorpe to Cost US$2.2 Billion

A revision of estimated capital costs for the Ravensthorpe laterite nickel project in Western Australia now gives the project a price tag of US$2.2 billion.


Xstrata Nickel invests $5M in CEMI

Xstrata Nickel has invested $5 million in the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ont.




Teck posts $504M profit

Vancouver — Robust commodity prices continue to fuel Teck Cominco’s (TCK.B-T, TCK-N) revenue engine, delivering strong third-quarter net income of $504 million ($2.34 per share), up from $405 million…


CVRDRoger Agnelli, CEO of Companhia Vale de Rio Doce (CVRD).

CVRD sambas into Toronto

A day after announcing that Brazilian iron ore giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) (RIO-N) had acquired 76% of Inco’s (N-T, N-N) shares and were closing in on finalizing the takeover, the top bras…


Editorial: We’ll think no more of Inco. . .

October marked the beginning of a new era for Canadian mining, with the absorption of the iconic Canadian nickel miner Inco into the Brazilian base metals behemoth, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce.