The simple things

The simple things

Attracting FDI for mining is basic. Why do politicians complicate matters?

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18 JANUARY 2017
Stirring the pot

Stirring the pot

Trade wars are as dangerous as they feel inevitable

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11 JANUARY 2017
Reality sucks

Reality sucks

The actuality of 'Trumponomics' will bite in the New Year

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14 DECEMBER 2016
You can't handle the truth

You can't handle the truth

The ability to show intent, if not act intentionally, has been missing in mining

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07 DECEMBER 2016
Far from the coal face

Far from the coal face

Mines and Money a great place for miners to congregate - far from any mines

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30 NOVEMBER 2016
Say no more

Say no more

The moral price we pay for getting the job done

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23 NOVEMBER 2016
Now you see it, now you don't

Now you see it, now you don't

JORC can't stop companies hiding gremlins in complex regulatory announcements

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09 NOVEMBER 2016
Well that was fun

Well that was fun

The Simandou show has a new star, possibly capable of upstaging Guinea

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02 NOVEMBER 2016
Dead cats

Dead cats

BHP's fight for equality may be more about changing the subject

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26 OCTOBER 2016
Not so sugary daddy

Not so sugary daddy

The developing world will have to get on without its wealthy benefactor

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19 OCTOBER 2016
Tomorrow never comes. Until it does

Tomorrow never comes. Until it does

It's time for the big boys to face up to some inevitable realities

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12 OCTOBER 2016
And they're off

And they're off

Demand for geo's and drill rigs tell us with certainty juniors are back in business

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05 OCTOBER 2016
Morovec's revenge

Morovec's revenge

Should we just work the mines and leave the boardroom to the robots?

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28 SEPTEMBER 2016
Sometimes love is not enough

Sometimes love is not enough

The costs of getting into bed can extinguish even the hottest romance

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21 SEPTEMBER 2016
Moaning Myrtle

Moaning Myrtle

African ministers could do worse than ignore whinging junior miners

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14 SEPTEMBER 2016
A deal's a deal, but fair's fair

A deal's a deal, but fair's fair

Assuming there's no wiggle room in long-term deals is ignorant if not stupid

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07 SEPTEMBER 2016