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EITI rules Azerbaijan non-compliant

Azerbaijan has been downgraded to EITI candidate status following concerns over a widespread crackdown


15 APR 2015

Turkey's Erdogan increases executive power

Deeper fractures have emerged within the country's ruling AKP

Europe/Middle East

01 APR 2015

Transparency test for Myanmar

Governance and transparency will be key investment themes in Myanmar in 2015


17 MAR 2015

Bolivia to back iron ore project

A plan has been made to invest US$410 million in the initial 30-month stage of the project, the report


13 MAR 2015

Court orders Antofagasta tailings dam destroyed

The court rejected a plan laid out by Antofagasta in November, saying it did not address the requirement


10 MAR 2015

Mining minister says Buritica will get permit 1H15

The minister, part of a strong Colombian government delegation that included a senior official from the

North America dominates Fraser top 20

North America dominates Fraser top 20

Canada and the US face off in top 20 of annual investment survey again


24 FEB 2015

US investigating banks over metals pricing

Prosecutors in the Department of Justice’s antitrust division were looking at the price-setting process


24 FEB 2015

A fiscal struggle

First, it is worth recalling that mining businesses operating in Quebec are subject to a Canadian federal

North America

20 FEB 2015

Chatham could reapply for NZ marine permit

“We have decided an appeal is a pointless exercise. Assuming we win on points of law, we would still


19 FEB 2015

Changes to ease Turkey bottleneck

The changes include measures aimed at encouraging tenement-licence turnover to reduce the number of areas

Europe/Middle East

18 FEB 2015

Thiess chief in India investigation

The Herald said it had been leaked three court-approved police summons issued by Indian authorities to


16 FEB 2015

Rwanda the 'new Switzerland'

Surely not. Rwanda has few natural resources and wasn’t a country renowned for its mining. So had Hersov


12 FEB 2015

Newmont speaks up for Africa

“We aren’t in the least downbeat, we have invested US$2.7 billion in Ghana since 2006 and paid US$780


12 FEB 2015

Road to prosperity remains open for Ethiopia

Rated highly as a destination for exploration and mine development within the mining investment community


11 FEB 2015

A legend speaks in Cape Town

His theme, ‘managing the commodities curse - what are the options’? was aimed at African governments


10 FEB 2015