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Rio Tinto Limited
Now in its 22nd year, World Aluminium Conference regularly attracts over 200 delegates from around the world to discuss the key issues facing the industry. This year's conference will address sustainability in the aluminium sector, focusing on how environmental and economic strategies interact and the business opportunities created.
The World Copper Conference of CRU is consolidated in the calendar of the copper industry as a mandatory event. In it, the market leaders meet to discuss key issues that impact the industry. It is considered a flagship event held during CESCO Week Santiago.
Kagara Limited (ASX:KZL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Warme to its Executive Committee as Executive General Manager, Finance.
Pluton Resources Limited (ASX:PLV) are please to advise the appointment of Mr. Brett Clark as Chief Development Officer (CDO).
Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND) is pleased to announce that effective 1 January 2012, John Pegler will join the board as a non-executive director. John is very well known in the international coal industry. A mining engineer by training, he has worked for 39 years in open-cut and underground resource development, coal mining and processing operations, international and domestic coal marketing, project management and international procurement.
Mr. Eddie Grieve from the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:ASX) presented at the "Mongolia: Capital Raising and Investment" Conference organized by Frontier Securities. He talks about ASX as a ideal destination for Mongolian companies seeking listing.
Black Range Minerals Limited (ASX:BLR) is pleased to announce that Mr. Benjamin Vallerine has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Asian Activities Report for October 10, 2011: Carabella Resources (ASX:CLR) Appoints New Managing Director to Strengthen Expertise in the Coal Industry
Asian Activities Report for October 10, 2011 includes: Carabella Resources Limited (ASX:CLR) announced the appointment of experienced coal industry executive Anthony Quin as Managing Director; Tasman Resources Limited (ASX:TAS) has signed a conditional agreement with Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) for the funding of an accelerated exploration program on Tasman's Vulcan prospect; Acer Energy Limited (ASX:ACN) has executed a conditional Sale and Purchase Agreement with Sundance Energy Australia Limited (ASX:SEA) to acquire all of Sundance's 23.33% working interest in Petroleum Exploration Licence 100; Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX:SPL) has received agreement from the US Food and Drug Administration regarding the Phase 3 clinical trial program for the Company's VivaGel (R) bacterial vaginosis treatment.
Baobab Resources plc (LON:BAO) is an iron ore, base and precious metals explorer with a portfolio of exploration projects in Mozambique. The Company is pleased to present an update of activities at the Massamba Group iron / vanadium / titanium project where a 160Mt resource upgrade was announced on 30 August 2011, the first of three resource statement updates expected before the end of 2011. The Company continues to target a resource base of 300Mt of iron ore by the end of 2011.