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(This version of the September 18 story corrects to read S&P Global Market Intelligence, paragraph 6)
LONDON Stellar Diamonds , a London-listed small-cap, is seeking funding for a $45 million (£33.19 million) diamond project in Sierra Leone it says will be the first major mining project since the Ebola crisis rocked the country's economy.
LONDON Upheaval in Tanzania, where the government has made huge tax demands and seized minerals, has triggered changes in neighboring Kenya, which should reassure the industry, said the CEO of Goldplat , which operates a gold mine there.
LONDON London-listed junior miner Hummingbird Resources is exploring for opportunities and investigating derivatives to manage gold price risk, as it brings online a Malian mine its much bigger previous owner Gold Fields rejected.
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LONDON Anglo American is placing a contrarian bet on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as it tries to squeeze more profit from its platinum reserves, but risks being left behind as rival miners look to cash in on battery-powered cars.
MELBOURNE/LONDON Hedge fund Elliott Management has upped the stakes at BHP , gaining powers to push for change by raising its holding in the miner's London-listed arm to 5 percent.
LONDON Vedanta Resources is studying how to produce cobalt for use in batteries as the diversified miner becomes the latest company to seek exposure to an anticipated electric vehicle boom.
LONDON A small Canadian miner has set out to lead the way into petrolithium production, combining oil for conventional vehicles with lithium for electric vehicles produced from oilfield waste water.
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