Spurned would-be seabed miner Chatham Rock Phosphate is
looking to raise more than $750,000 to reapply for an
environmental consent, while continuing its bid for a reverse
takeover to list on the mining friendly Toronto stock
Kathmandu's chairman, David Kirk, is confident of turning
around the company's flagging trading fortunes as it steels
itself to deal with the hostile $362 million takeover from
Briscoes majority owner Rod Duke.