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2008-09-14 00:00:22

By Mark Leftly At least a dozen big-name mining firms are eyeing a takeover or joint venture with International Consolidated Minerals (ICM), the copper and lead producer listed on the Alternative Investment Market. ICM chairman Greg Smith said that up to six mining companies, three valued at more than $25bn (14bn), had visited its key asset, the Pachapaqui mine in Peru, since Credit Suisse was hired to look at strategic options for the business earlier this year. He added that another six...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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