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Molybdenum equilibrium

THE global market for molybdenum is estimated to have grown from about 100,000 t/y six years ago to 181,000...

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29 SEPTEMBER 2006

Brazil: strong home and away

AYEAR ago, Brazil's biggest corruption scandal in two decades looked like it might unseat left-leaning...

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29 SEPTEMBER 2006

The falls and rises of Russian gold

Russia`s gold industry, in terms of decreased production, suffered less than other metal producers during...

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22 SEPTEMBER 2006

Loudon embarks on more big picture projects

SUCCESSFUL mine-finder and developer Geoff Loudon has broad ambitions for his New Zealand investments...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

Prices boost output in the Philippines

ALREADY riding on eight years of growth, the Philippine economy expanded by more than 5% in 2005, underpinned...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

NZ mining: long history and new exploration

STEVE Orr, chief executive of New Zealand's major gold producer OceanaGold Ltd, painted a picture of...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

Oppenheimers back offshore exploration in NZ

A COMPANY managed for the Oppenheimer family is preparing a new programme to explore for gold and other...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

Extended life for old Martha?

NEWMONT Waihi Gold, which is providing more than one-third of New Zealand's exploration spending, is...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

`Dad`s Army` essential in Australasia

THE exploration and mining industry in Australia and New Zealand will be depending heavily on its professional...

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15 SEPTEMBER 2006

Pretoria's policy to push domestic

THE Government of South Africa has decreed that 26% of the mining industry shall be in black ownership...

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08 SEPTEMBER 2006

DRC election: investors await round two

THE July 30 poll allowed almost 18 million Congolese to cast a ballot paper for the first time since...

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08 SEPTEMBER 2006

New buying momentum

THE gold price moved from US$437/oz at the end of 2004 to US$500/oz in December 2005, and has ‘enjoyed'...

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01 SEPTEMBER 2006