Freeport refines Indonesia smelting approach

Indonesia wants to take the country further up the value chain as part of a strategy to modernise its...


22 JANUARY 2015

Freeport riles Indonesia

The US miner hadn’t confirmed the location for a proposed US$2.3 billion copper smelter, a prerequisite...


21 JANUARY 2015

Blair is 'wow factor' in revamped Indaba

New owner Euromoney has made a concerted attempt to bring the conference back to its roots by making...


20 JANUARY 2015

Wanted: a national champion

Foreign investors have become uneasy about SA investment following labour unrest that has hobbled UK-based...


16 JANUARY 2015

Interstate conflict tops WEF global risks

Interstate conflicts were adjudged the biggest threat to global stability in the next 10 years, with...


15 JANUARY 2015

New Gold receives federal approval for Rainy River

The combined open pit and underground project, which includes a 21,000tpd gold mill, passed Ottawa’s...

North America

14 JANUARY 2015

WA environmental body rejects iron ore mine

EPA Chairman Dr Paul Vogel said the project, about 50km north of Koolyanobbing in the Shire of Yilgarn,...


13 JANUARY 2015

Turkey law signals shifting ground

The unicameral Meclis (pronounced “Mejlis”) is conducting a final review, and assuming there aren’t any...

Europe/Middle East

09 JANUARY 2015

Resource nationalism: a theme for all seasons

The answer, according to some analysts, is more resource nationalism (if that is the right word), not...


06 JANUARY 2015

Barrick to suspend Lumwana on royalty hike

The new code eliminates corporate income tax, but imposes a 20% gross royalty on revenue, an increase...


19 DECEMBER 2014

Global coal demand to hit 9Bt by 2019

The report noted that despite China's efforts to moderate its coal consumption, it will still account...


15 DECEMBER 2014

Anglo to abandon Peru copper project

Under the terms of the agreement, Anglo American Michiquillay has begun the appropriate legal processes...

Central/South America

08 DECEMBER 2014

Holmes checks economic pulse

The US Global Investors president and regular keynote speaker at Mines & Money told this year’s conference...


07 DECEMBER 2014

Not everyone agrees India is the new China

Proponents of this argument assume new prime minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India initiative will lead...


06 DECEMBER 2014

Polish coal giant sacks CEO

According to the report, state-owned Weglowa’s board issued a statement saying the dismissal was related...


27 NOVEMBER 2014

Nevsun under the spotlight

On the first front, a recent Bloomberg article alleged private equity fund QKR was close to making a...

Capital markets

24 NOVEMBER 2014