Newcrest Mining Ltd (NCM.AX)
JOHANNESBURG, May 20 SolGold is in talks with financiers keen to invest in its Ecuadorian copper-gold prospects and mining major BHP could increase its stake in the company, SolGold's chief executive said on Monday.
MELBOURNE Australian gold miner St Barbara said on Wednesday it will buy smaller Canadian peer Atlantic Gold Corp for C$722 million ($536 million), marking a second overseas acquisition for cashed-up Australian producers.
* 2nd purchase by Australian gold miner of Canadian miner (Adds analyst comments, background)
April 30 Australia-based Newcrest Mining Ltd's gold production in the third quarter came in about 5 percent lower than in the prior quarter, hurt by lower production at most of its operations, including its flagship Cadia mine.
March 11 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
March 11 Futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Monday, buoyed by a rise in oil prices.
Australian gold miner Newcrest Mining Ltd has the firepower for more acquisitions, its chief executive said, after the company announced a deal to buy a copper and gold mine in Canada for $806.5 million.
* Newcrest to tap block caving skills to unlock gold mine value (Adds details from analyst, investor call, share price movement)
March 11 Australian shares fell on weaker mining and financial stocks on Monday after economic data from the United States and China signalled a further cooling in the global economy.
MELBOURNE Sandeep Biswas Chief Executive Sandeep Biswas said on Monday that the company's balance sheet did not restrict it from further purchases, after the Australian miner said it would pay $806.5 million for a Canadian gold mine.