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India flies high

THE estimated value of mergers and acquisitions in India more than quadrupled to a record US$18.3 billion...

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07 APRIL 2006

Katanga: mineral wealth, human challenges

IN MANY circles it is now a sine qua non that any mining activity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo...

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31 MARCH 2006

Emerging Russia and its gold at PDAC 2006

THAT event was a round table about Russia. Government officials and company speakers presented information...

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31 MARCH 2006

AIM's new guidance for mining

IN PERHAPS a sign that AIM's evolution into a leading international market may be a double-edged sword,...

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24 MARCH 2006

The Precious Metals Bill

The bill amends the definition of wrought and unwrought metal in the Mining Rights Act and introduces...

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17 MARCH 2006

Asking the adviser

THIS week, we put the important questions on South Africa's new minerals-beneficiation legislation to...

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17 MARCH 2006

The Diamond Amendment Bill

According to the Minister for Minerals and Energy, Lindiwe Hendricks: “The objectives of the Diamond...

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17 MARCH 2006

Commemorating Courrières

EXACTLY 100 years ago today, disaster struck the coal-mining communities around Lens in northern France....

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10 MARCH 2006

Mexico cashes in on prices

UNFETTERED by limits of the sort put on Mexico's oil sector, which is considered a strategic industry...

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03 MARCH 2006

Software innovations in exploration

TWENTY years ago, earth exploration and computers were often thought of as mutually exclusive. Today,...

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03 MARCH 2006

Exploration momentum is with the juniors

IT WAS back in 1997 when total exploration expenditure, as estimated by Metals Economics Group (MEG),...

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24 FEBRUARY 2006

A miners' guide to PRI

ONE has to wonder whether it is pure coincidence that some of the most major deposits of minerals lie...

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24 FEBRUARY 2006