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ENRC's earnings fall as financial review goes on

Eurasian Natural Resources Corp (ENRC) posted a 41% drop in earnings for the first half of 2012, as falling...


17 AUGUST 2012

Kolwezi dispute resolved

First Quantum Minerals Ltd will receive US$1.25 billion from Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation plc...


06 JANUARY 2012

Central Africa: Moving on from oil

The Gulf of Guinea, sometimes referred to as the ‘elbow' of West Africa, is best known for the offshore...


09 DECEMBER 2011

Katanga approves expansion, secures funding

Katanga Mining Ltd has announced approval of a fourth phase expansion at its copper-cobalt operations...


18 NOVEMBER 2011

Tenke expansion approved

Lundin Mining Corp says that the second phase of expansion has been approved for the Tenke Fungurume...


02 NOVEMBER 2011

Tanzania: Growth opportunities

The Tanzanian mining industry is relatively small in value, but the fact that mining earns a significant...


28 OCTOBER 2011

Zambia: Regional leader

For over half a century the mining of copper and cobalt has been an important foreign exchange contributor...


28 OCTOBER 2011

Finland: A friendly regime

By and large, Finland is considered a mining-friendly country. After the parliamentary elections in 2010,...

Europe/Middle East

21 OCTOBER 2011

Cobalt: Securing future supply

Cobalt has a diverse range of important uses from aircraft engines to rechargeable batteries, the latter...


07 OCTOBER 2011

DRC: Maturing mining market

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) contains riches of cobalt, copper, gold, diamonds, cassiterite...


19 AUGUST 2011

Metorex price overshoots US$1.1bn bid level

The share price of Metorex Group Ltd has started trading above the proposed offer price from Vale SA....


15 APRIL 2011

In demand

Strategic metals are those commodities that are required for the economic development and national defence...


25 FEBRUARY 2011