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Fresh impetus for Spanish metal mining

The Spanish mining industry is experiencing mixed fortunes. The base metals sector, which experienced


11 AUG 2000

A long haul for molybdenum

Announcing its results for the June quarter of this year, Phelps Dodge Corp. last week reported losses


04 AUG 2000

'Diggers & Dealers': bloodied but unbowed

Last year, as the annual Diggers & Dealers forum convened in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, the gold


28 JUL 2000

China`s approach to coal pollution

Coal represents some 90% of China's primary energy reserves, and in 1998 the total output of 1,220 Mt


14 JUL 2000

M&A in mining

In 1995, Stockholm-based Raw Materials Group (RMG) embarked on an annual review of mergers and acquisitions


07 JUL 2000

Exploration: Andean retrospective

Operations in the central Andes of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru accounted for 44.5% of the world's


30 JUN 2000

Iran keen for business

The announcement last Friday by Canada's leading zinc producer, Cominco Ltd, that it has entered into


23 JUN 2000

The diamond-mining scene

The total rough diamond supply amounted to US$8.1 billion in 1999. The world's diamond mines contributed


16 JUN 2000

Technology in mining: costs, communication and collaboration

Ever since the emergence of the internet in a commercial form during the mid-1990s there has been much


09 JUN 2000

Mining e-procurement - would you buy into this service?

Mr Wally Johnson, a chartered engineer and former board member of GKN, is currently chairman of the PI


09 JUN 2000

Conflict diamonds*

Since the birth of the modern diamond industry in the early 1870s, many challenges have been successfully


02 JUN 2000

Europe's base metals potential

The Irish Association for Economic Geology (IAEG) has excelled itself in organising its most recent international


26 MAY 2000

Tantalum comes of age

Tantalum is a rare metal that, until relatively recently, was considered merely a contaminant in the


19 MAY 2000

New solutions for nickel sulphides

Whilst the eyes of most in the nickel industry have been focused on the progress being made by the various


12 MAY 2000

Baia Mare examined

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian


05 MAY 2000

Latin American Border crossing

The second important conference being held in Latin America during the next few weeks is Santiago's Expomin


28 APR 2000

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