Serbia anticipates investors from China

MINEX FORUM | July 12, 2017
img0 In the 19th century mansion in central Belgrade where bureaucrats plan some of Serbia’s important overseas projects, 64-year-old Ivan Mrkic is busy unpacking boxes teeming with the books, research papers and maps he needs to become an instant expert on China. Mrkic, a one-time Foreign Minister, anticipates investors from Hong Kong and Beijing will pour tens of millions of euros into eastern Europe and he wants Serbia — among ...

RTB Bor is close to its potential investor

MINEX FORUM | April 11, 2017
img0 Image: energovg.rs Serbia’s economy ministry is close to signing an agreement for the sale of copper miner and smelter RTB Bor to one of the largest Chinese mining companies, said seenews.com with reference to Serbian media reports.  The government is in intensive talks with Chinese companies for the privatisation of RTB Bor under a model similar to ...

Amur Minerals signed a MoU with Jinchuan Nickel & Cobalt Research and Design Institute

MINEX Forum | November 1, 2016
img0 Amur Minerals Corporation signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with Jinchuan Nickel & Cobalt Research and Design Institute Co, Ltd of Jinchang, China (Jinchuan). Jinchuan is a subsidiary of the Jinchuan Group and is responsible for the group’s engineering, design, procurement and construction activities (“EPCM”) and conducts independent work for additional international base metal companies. ...

China snapped up $4.5 billion worth of overseas M&A in mining

MINEX Forum | July 25, 2016
img0 Image: http://www.mining.com/ Chinese miners have been aggressively scouting for overseas mining acquisitions this year and are expected to continue bidding for strategic assets amid a commodity downturn that has pushed top miners to shore up their balance sheets by off-loading operations, mining.com reported. Only from January to June this year, China-backed funds and companies snapped up $4.5 ...