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MEM Feature - Cleansing China's coal mines

IT IS not always the case that an initiative tackling a mining environmental problem also directly improves...

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28 APRIL 2006

MEM Feature - Controlling an epidemic in the south

This article is based on research by the author in 2003 for her masters dissertation at the Royal School...

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28 APRIL 2006

Poverty, pollution and prosperity

THERE is a semi-qualitative relationship known to environmental scientists as Kuznets Curve, first hypothesised...

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28 APRIL 2006

Mine of the month – Boddington

THE development decision at Boddington follows the acquisition in mid-February by Newmont Mining Corp...

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28 APRIL 2006

AIM mining sector boosts investment for the future

AIM mining companies have delivered a huge increase in expenditure on exploration and development projects,...

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28 APRIL 2006

Diamonds: investor's choice

GONE are the days when a fund manager could top up his holding in De Beers and relax. At the stroke of...

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21 APRIL 2006

Tin price bounces back

TIN was the worst performer in the basemetals complex in 2005. The tin price ended the year down 17%...

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13 APRIL 2006

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 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