• Vale iron ore output falls in second quarter but still beats estimates

    Brazil’s Vale (NYSE:VALE), the world’s No.1 iron-ore producer, saw a slight decline in second-quarter output, but still managed to beat beat analysts’ estimates, keeping a new annual production record in sight. The Rio de Janeiro-based miner said it produced 86.8 million tonnes of iron ore in the April-to-June period, down 2.8% from a year earlier, when it hit a record high. Compared with the first quarter, Vale’s production of the commodity climbed 12%, even though


  • Japan’s Komatsu is buying Joy Global for $3.7 billion

    Japanese manufacturer of mining equipment Komatsu (TYO: 6301) will buy US-based competitor Joy Global (NYSE:JOY) in a transaction valued at $3.7 billion, the latest takeover in a string of outbound M&A deals by Japanese companies encouraged by a strong yen. Under the terms of the agreement, Joy Global stockholders will receive $28.30 per share in cash for each outstanding share of common stock held, representing a 48% premium to the volume weighted average closing price of Joy Global’s common stock


  • Celgene to partner Jounce in battle against cancer

    Celgene, the acquisitive US biotech company, has signed a deal worth up to $2.6bn with a cancer start-up to develop a new generation of drugs that try to turn the body into a weapon against tumours. The partnership with privately owned Jounce Therapeutics is the latest in a flurry of bets that large drugmakers have made on experimental medicines, as they brace for the launch of cheaper generic versions of their blockbuster drugs. Jounce will receive an upfront cash injection of $225m and a $36m equity inv


  • Canadians spent over $32bn in mining acquisitions in first half of 2016

    Canadian companies paid a total of US$32.6 billion for foreign businesses in the Energy, Mining & Utilities (EMU) sector during the first half of the year, which represents a 100.6% rise in value over the total paid in the same period last year, a new report released Tuesday shows. The volume of deals, however, dropped by nearly half in the first six months of the year from 31 transactions in 2015, according to The Mergermarket Group. Overall, Canadian deal-making in the first half of the year fell in


  • Enbridge to pay $61 million fine for 2010 oil spills in Michigan, Illinois

    Enbridge (TSX, NYSE:ENB), Canada’s largest pipeline company, will have to pay a $61 million fine for a 2010 oil spill that followed a pipeline rupture in southwestern Michigan and which polluted nearly 65 km (40 mile) of the Kalamazoo River. The penalty is part of a $177 million settlement between the company and US government agencies, which includes Enbridge’s commitment to improve safety across its pipeline operations, a network of 14 pipelines extending more than 3,300 km acros


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    Macquarie Group-backed China Resources has added a bulky transaction to the bulging list that require sign-off from the Foreign Investment Review Board. As revealed by Street Talk on Monday, China Resources, aided by Macquarie, is poised to acquire cancer and cardiac services business GenesisCare.  The sale price equates to an enterprise value of $1.7 billion. When majority owner KKR & Co bought into GenesisCare in August 2012, the enterprise value of


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