Mustang Resources has entered into a merger agreement with Toronto- and Dubai-based Fura Gems, a new gemstone mining company with emerald and ruby assets in Mozambique and Colombia.
Global engineering firm DRA Group will significantly expand its Australian presence with the acquisition of Queensland-based G&S Engineering from Calibre Group.
Peru-focused Australian miner Titan Minerals has secured 90 per cent shareholding approval for its acquisition of Andina Resources, securing finality for a takeover bid first announced in March.
South32 is acquiring the 83 per cent it does not already own of US-focused Canadian zinc-lead-silver miner Arizona Mining for $US1.3 billion ($1.75 billion) via an all-cash offer.
US-based private equity firm Lone Star plans to acquire Sino Gas & Energy Holdings for $530 million, an offer backed by the ASX-listed target.
Georesources-focused company Qteq plans to acquire Perth-based subsurface data logging company Surtech Systems, and directional and measurement drilling company WellServ, in a cash-and-scrip transaction.
Pacific Energy has secured an agreement to buy Contract Power Group, which has a worth of $90 million.
Tyre company Michelin has launched a takeover offer for mining and industrial conveyor belt specialists, Fenner.
Rio Tinto has agreed to sell its interests in the Hail Creek coal mine and Valeria coal project in Queensland to Glencore for $US1.7 billion.
Dual-listed First Cobalt Corp has agreed to a “friendly acquisition” of US Cobalt in an all-share deal valued at $C149.9 million ($147 million).
Mining contractor Mitchell Services, through subsidiary Well Drilled, will acquire privately-owned Radco Drilling for $5.3 million.
Mining software developer RPMGlobal has agreed to acquire MinVu, a privately owned Australian provider of mine-wide operational reporting and analytics software.
Rail operator Aurizon has confirmed that it is in preliminary discussions with several parties about an acquisition and restructuring of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET).
Sodexo has strengthened its facility management service for the mining industry through an acquisition of contracts and assets belonging to Morris Corporation.
Mining equipment supplier Emeco plans to buy equipment rental and maintenance business Force Equipment for $69.8 million.
Elysium has announced it has made an agreement with Hardey to purchase 100 per cent of the company, which comprises five gold and base metal projects in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Onsite Rental Group plans to acquire Western Australian equipment hire business GCS Hire – the equipment hire division of Global Construction Services.
Global power and automation technology company ABB will strengthen its position in the electrification sector through the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions for US$2.6 billion ($3.3 billion).
Seven Group Holdings plans to raise up to $400 million to help it buyout mining equipment hire company Coates Hire.
Ramelius Resources will acquire the Edna May gold mine in Western Australia from Evolution Mining for up to $90 million.