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  • November 2007

    Almatis sold for $1,200m.

    29 November 2007

    2 November 2007
    Rhône Capital makes $858m.(£412m.) after selling world’s foremost speciality alumina company to Dubai International Capital

  • Rio Tinto rejects BHP takeover bid

    29 November 2007

    9 November 2007
    BHP Billiton's £67,000m. bid for Rio Tinto raises speculation over future of industrial mineral assets

  • Oglebay shareholders approve takeover

    29 November 2007

    12 November 2007
    Shareholders of US industrial minerals company, Oglebay Norton Co., have “voted overwhelmingly” in favour of a takeover by Carmeuse North America

  • Possehl consolidates minerals trade

    29 November 2007

    2 November 2007
    World minerals trade consolidated under Possehl Erzkontor GmbH; Possehl Inc. merged to form Possehl Erzkontor NA Inc.

  • US Silica sold for “$300m.”

    29 November 2007

    14 November 2007
    US Silica to merge with General Chemical Industrial Products as owners sell to Harbinger Capital

  • Sallies' 2008 targets impossible

    29 November 2007

    26 October 2007
    South African fluorspar producer unable to meet its 2008 profit forecast

  • September 2007

    Possehl Erzkontor Guyana bauxite agency

    27 September 2007

    25 September 2007
    German minerals trader secures sales and marketing agency for Bosai’s Guyana bauxite

  • Omya sells talc division

    27 September 2007

    20 September 2007
    Mondo Minerals looks to become “truly global” after it is acquired by private equity group, HgCapital

  • Anglo American sells 19m. Exxaro shares

    27 September 2007

    6 September 2007
    Anglo raises $193m. in placing SA minsands producer’s shares in Exxaro to institutional investors

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