Volume 97 Number 36 Oct 24 - 30, 2011

Editorial: Grasberg violence escalates

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold’s Grasberg copper-gold mine in Indonesia’s Papua province continues to be a deadly place, with three contractor workers being murdered and two security personnel suffering gunshot wounds on Oct. 14.

Orbite Aluminae hits another milestone

Montreal-based Orbite Aluminae (ORT-T) (previously named “Exploration Orbite”) has been given the go-ahead to extract a bulk sample of up to 3,000 tonnes of aluminous clay over the next year from its Grande-Vallée claystone deposit in…

An aerial view of the processing facilities at Tallison Lithium's Greenbushes lithium project in Western Australia, 250 km south of Perth. Photo by Talison Lithium

A strong quarter for Talison

Talison Lithium (TLH-T, TLH-V) got a healthy boost from higher sales and production for the period ended Sept. 30. Its shares jumped 26.5% to $3.77 on the news. 

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