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  • February 2004

    Cerro Blanco rutile merger

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    A merger has closed between two US-based companies - Utah Networking and GreatWall Minerals Ltd - which is intended to lead to the development of the Cerro Blanco rutile deposit in central Chile.

  • Damolin acquires Moglia stake

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    Denmark's Damolin has acquired a 60% stake in Moglia SA, an absorbents packaging enterprise located in Etrechy, 50km south of Paris

  • New player Aricom shares soar

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    Aricom PLC, the new company formed by the key players at Peter Hambro Mining PLC in December 2003, raised £4m. ahead of AIM trading on the very last day of 2003, with shares placed at 15p each.

  • Vietnam approves $25m. TiO2 project

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    The Vietnamese government has approved a $25m. project to exploit, process and export titanium dioxide pigment.

  • Hedman halts trading

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    Hedman Resources Ltd, the Ontario-based producer of vermiculite and lizardite-based fillers, has requested a halt to the trading of its shares on Canada's TSX Venture Exchange, while the board investigates "some issues of concern".

  • Minsands merger implemented

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    Early February saw further progress on one of the largest consolidations in the Australian mineral sands sector announced late last year

  • Antam assesses alumina financing

    29 February 2004

    25  February  2004
    PT Aneka Tambang (PT Antam), based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is considering its various financing options to fund the development of the Tayan chemical grade alumina project in West Kalimantan province

  • EMD ups mica pigment capacity

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    EMD Chemicals Inc. is to double global production capacity of its natural mica based Iriodin WM8 pigment grade

  • Exchange rate impacts Imerys results

    29 February 2004

    25 February 2004
    Imerys' consolidated sales for 2003 reveal the strong impact that depreciating US and UK currencies had on businesses operating in those regions during the year