Awards time is near

The industry’s biggest annual awards night is about a month away and nominations are in for gongs that...

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31 OCTOBER 2014

Pipeline with thin zinc lining

Jeff Elliott, chief of global consulting firm CSA, which does a lot of work in the zinc space, says most...

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31 OCTOBER 2014

Blowing in the wind

Chile, says global accounting firm EY, is at the “epicentre of [a growing worldwide] conflict” with its...

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31 OCTOBER 2014

Lagging indicators

Doing this ignores some hefty reports on the same topic already circulated in recent times, but also...

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31 OCTOBER 2014

Strong outlook galvanises investors

The ILZSG says the global market for refined zinc metal was in deficit by about 250,000t from January...

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30 OCTOBER 2014

The right Rox

A FARE the other night said he very much liked the look of Rox (ASX: RXL) and Cullen (ASX: CUL), two...

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21 FEBRUARY 2013

No pain, no gain - a familiar DRC refrain

ALMOST incredibly, the Democratic Republic of Congo has probably, relatively speaking at least, been...

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31 JANUARY 2013

Stocking up on gold

CABBIE has been a bit busy of late getting ready for the stark raving mad season – hence the dearth of...

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17 DECEMBER 2012

Clearing the Fekola decks

NOVEMBER 12: GROUNDHOG day it was most evidently not! In stark contrast to the scene 12 months ago, there...

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11 NOVEMBER 2012

Blackthorn questions ... and answers please

AS FAR as rhetorical questions go, the one or two about Blackthorn Resources and the Australian investment...

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20 SEPTEMBER 2012

Spark will light Panoramic outlook

WHAT the devil is wrong at Panoramic Resources? Or, what the hell is the problem with investors? One...

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12 SEPTEMBER 2012

Hot Fekola could get hotter still

THE “most desirable deposit in West Africa” owned by a junior is what some are calling it, and while...

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05 JULY 2012

Globe lights up in mining's gloomy world

FOR those of brave persuasion who haven’t given up entirely or been forcibly institutionalised, Globe...

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13 JUNE 2012

Build it, and they will come

THE mine in the Philippines that many said would never be built is being built, and with investors and...

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31 MAY 2012

New door may be opening for Berkeley

WHEN the ubiquitous and apparently hugely successful Ian Middlemas gets involved in a company, it’s often...

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24 MAY 2012

No easy streets in wild West Africa

LIKE bees to the honey pot, mining entrepreneurs continue to see big opportunity in the emerging West...

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09 MAY 2012