TITLE

MINE GAMES

AUTHOR(S)
Treadgold, Tim
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
BRW;7/29/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 29, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Xstrata to close and decommission its vanadium mine in Windimurra, Western Australia. Launch of a parliamentary inquiry into the vanadium mine closure and to determine whether the company wanted to manipulate the market price of vanadium; Overview of the vanadium market; Financial history of the Windimurra mine.
ACCESSION #
14196466

 

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