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Waiting for growth

Argentina's economy is growing again in 2010. A growth rate of 3-5% is predicted this year (following

'R' plan

Ten months after saying that it was considering a second wave of privatisations, the Russian government

Europe/Middle East

30 JUL 2010

Hidden message

President Obama has signed into law the biggest overhaul of American financial regulations in decades.

Africa

23 JUL 2010

Ball tampering

An American speaking at the Lord's cricket ground in London, at the invitation of an Australia-based

Australia

16 JUL 2010

Kiev key

The International Monetary Fund has granted the Ukraine a ‘preliminary' 30-month stand-by arrangement

Europe/Middle East

09 JUL 2010

Buried eggs

The mining and metals sector is by its nature a risky business. However, the sheer speed of change and

PGMs

02 JUL 2010

Uranium One positive on ARMZ deal success

Uranium One Inc chief executive Jean Nortier said he is confident that the proposed acquisition of a

Capital markets

25 JUN 2010

Navigating Afghanistan

His Excellency Wahidullah Shahrani is in town. This Friday, the minister of mines of the Islamic Republic

Asia

25 JUN 2010

Top End board changes

Australian company Top End Uranium Ltd has advised that Craig Michael has been appointed as a director

Australia

25 JUN 2010

Extending the search

Japan is a both a producer and consumer of metals. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and nickel are produced

Africa

18 JUN 2010

New goal

Perhaps not something to quicken the heart, and a million miles from the action in the World Cup in South

PGMs

18 JUN 2010

Virtuous circle

There is always something deeply unsettling about a room full of people that appear to be in agreement:

Africa

11 JUN 2010

ARMZ takes control of Uranium One

Russian state-owned miner JSC Atomredmetzoloto (ARMZ) is to take a controlling stake of Canada's Uranium

Europe/Middle East

11 JUN 2010

Steel spring

The price of seaborne iron ore imported into China has fallen by about 20% in the past six weeks, from

Australia

04 JUN 2010

Russia targets Namibian uranium

Russia is preparing to invest about US$1 billion into Namibia to develop uranium mines, Rosatom Corp

Africa

28 MAY 2010

Bottom billion

The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, this week urges developed countries to look to the

Africa

28 MAY 2010