Tax reform in Russia

The year 2000 brought important changes in Russian taxation policy, finalising the reform of the Russian...

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18 JANUARY 2002

Nickel laterites: to squeeze or not to squeeze?

There has been great interest in recent years in the pressure acidleaching of limonitic nickel laterite...

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04 JANUARY 2002

PGM contrast

This week, in Johnson Matthey's Platinum 2001 Interim Review, the platinum group metals specialist pointed...

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16 NOVEMBER 2001

Nigerian mining promotion

Nigeria has a history of mining but for the past 30 years competitive private-sector exploration work...

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09 NOVEMBER 2001

Iron ore in WA

Iron ore ranks second only to petroleum in terms of value as an export commodity for Western Australia's...

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02 NOVEMBER 2001

Uranium resource review

Uranium stands alone amongst mineral commodities in terms of its physical supply criteria, its strategic...

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26 OCTOBER 2001

Zinc concentrates: the contract explained*

Zinc concentrate marketing is, at times, portrayed in the media as an overly complex and confrontational...

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19 OCTOBER 2001

Price risk management for the 21st century

Price hedging for mines and smelters has progressed a lot from the days when it was left to the sales...

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12 OCTOBER 2001

Keeping coalfields alive

The coal industry restructuring that has taken place for much of the second half of the 20th century...

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05 OCTOBER 2001

Penjom foils the preg-robbers

Avocet Mining plc's Penjom gold mine is the largest in Malaysia, and last year it produced some 100,000...

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28 SEPTEMBER 2001

Window on Peru

More than 3,000 participants from 26 countries attended the 25th Mining Convention organised by Peru's...

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21 SEPTEMBER 2001

Managing financial risk

Incidents involving metal-price and exchange-rate hedging have threatened the survival of more than one...

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21 SEPTEMBER 2001

Russia's diamond miner

The Russian diamond producer Alrosa Co. Ltd (formerly Almazy Rossii-Sakha) produced diamonds worth US$1.785...

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14 SEPTEMBER 2001

Legal and fiscal reform in developing countries

Over the past two decades, many developing countries have adopted new mining laws or made major amendments...

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07 SEPTEMBER 2001

Kazakhstan's resources for ferrous metallurgy

In 2000, after several years of reduced output, Kazakhstan's mine production of iron ore, chrome and...

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07 SEPTEMBER 2001

Emerging producers update

After two decades of heady growth, the ‘emerging' markets of the world suffered a series of crises during...

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07 SEPTEMBER 2001