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'The opening of FDN is a turning point for the mining industry in Ecuador'

'The opening of FDN is a turning point for the mining industry in Ecuador'

Ecuador explorer Aurania Resources' Keith Barron upbeat

Rio Tinto forced to back big ERA raising

Rio Tinto forced to back big ERA raising

Uranium rehab obligations need funding, and no other option could be found to keep miner solvent

Capital markets

15 NOV 2019
Sahel violence casts shadow over West Africa

Sahel violence casts shadow over West Africa

A deteriorating security environment across the Sahel leaves mining companies with much to ponder.

Politics

13 NOV 2019
Baptiste: Mining needs sustainability partnerships to fulfil development role

Baptiste: Mining needs sustainability partnerships to fulfil development role

Mining has vital role to face humanity's climate and ecosystem challenges

Sustainability

13 NOV 2019
Message to FMG: Guinea is not the Pilbara

Message to FMG: Guinea is not the Pilbara

Failure can be a good thing, writes Barry FitzGerald

Bulks

13 NOV 2019
No response to Burkina massacre

No response to Burkina massacre

The only assistance miners can give locals is the continuation of business

Union reaches platinum wage deal in South Africa

Union reaches platinum wage deal in South Africa

However AMCU says signing ceremony postponed

Politics

13 NOV 2019
Hudbay shares tank on significant Rosemont writedown

Hudbay shares tank on significant Rosemont writedown

September-quarter financial results underwhelm

Profit & Loss

13 NOV 2019
Golden era beckons for West Africa

Golden era beckons for West Africa

Region is world's gold exploration, development and security hot spot

Research

12 NOV 2019
Signs of Newmont-Barrick value gap

Signs of Newmont-Barrick value gap

The market has started to reevaluate the 'Africa discount' following Burkina Faso attack

Miner's right

11 NOV 2019
Base hits Madagascar roadblock

Base hits Madagascar roadblock

Dispute with government around fiscal terms

Bulks

08 NOV 2019
Volvo joins responsible sourcing blockchain platform

Volvo joins responsible sourcing blockchain platform

Backed by IBM, Ford and Volkswagen, the platform aims to make mineral resourcing more transparent.

Politics

07 NOV 2019
Zimbabwe president slams foreign 'looting' of mineral resources

Zimbabwe president slams foreign 'looting' of mineral resources

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused whites of stealing the country's mineral resources

Politics

07 NOV 2019
Dozens killed in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

Dozens killed in Burkina Faso mine convoy ambush

Perenti employees caught up in SEMAFO attack in Burkina Faso

Leadership

07 NOV 2019
BMI slates LME-Fastmarkets lithium benchmark

BMI slates LME-Fastmarkets lithium benchmark

The LME's drive to establish a single lithium price at odds with market mechanics

'It is regrettable that Lydian must once again seek assistance from … judiciary'

'It is regrettable that Lydian must once again seek assistance from … judiciary'

Would-be developer to take more legal action over project

Politics

05 NOV 2019