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Fresh impetus for Spanish metal mining

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

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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

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04 AUG 2000

'Diggers & Dealers': bloodied but unbowed

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

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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

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14 JUL 2000

M&A in mining

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

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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

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30 JUN 2000

Iran keen for business

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

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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

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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

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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

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09 JUN 2000

Conflict diamonds*

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

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02 JUN 2000

Europe's base metals potential

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

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26 MAY 2000

Tantalum comes of age

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

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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

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12 MAY 2000

Baia Mare examined

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

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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

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28 APR 2000

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