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UPDATE 2-Barrick set to take full control of Acacia after raising bid

10:18am BST

* Deal represents 24.3% premium to Thursday's close (Adds quotes, detail, context)

Acacia seeks stay of international arbitration against Tanzania

17 Jul 2019

LONDON Acacia Mining said on Wednesday it was seeking a stay of international arbitration proceedings against Tanzania, a step that could ease tensions between the two sides locked in a dispute following a $190-billion tax bill.

Britain's Cornish Lithium turns to crowd funding

12 Jul 2019

LONDON Cornish Lithium, a battery minerals firm set up by a former City analyst, on Friday became the first British miner to launch a crowd funding campaign as it seeks play a role in securing strategic mineral supplies.

Britain's Cornish Lithium turns to crowd funding

12 Jul 2019

* Government banking on green economy, including clean vehicles

Mining company Power Resources buys Woodford-backed Metalysis

05 Jul 2019

LONDON Mining company Power Resources Group (PRG) said on Friday it was buying Metalysis, a British high-tech specialist which was backed by asset manager Neil Woodford, out of administration.

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism

05 Jul 2019

LONDON The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body towards rules for deep sea mining.

Rio Tinto's Icelandic aluminium plant attracts Glencore - sources

04 Jul 2019

LONDON At least three companies including Glencore have expressed an interest in buying Rio Tinto's aluminium assets in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands for up to $350 million, banking sources said.

Rio Tinto's Icelandic aluminium plant attracts Glencore, Trimet - sources

04 Jul 2019

LONDON, July 4 At least three companies including Glencore and Trimet Aluminium have expressed an interest in buying Rio Tinto's aluminium assets in Iceland, Sweden and the Netherlands for up to $350 million, banking sources said.

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves

03 Jul 2019

LONDON A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploitation.

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