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Iron ore races on

THE iron ore boom continued at full force in 2005 and well into this year. World steel demand is still...

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28 JULY 2006

DRC tries to shed legacy of unrest

FIVE years have elapsed since the end of the 1997-2001 war, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

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28 JULY 2006

Turning point for Indonesia

THE year 2005 may well go down as a watershed in the history of Indonesia's economic and social development....

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21 JULY 2006

Silver stream

SILVER'S extraordinary run over the past two and a half years has seen its price more than treble. We...

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21 JULY 2006

Mixed results for Mexico

DESPITE the significant rebound in commodity prices and improved global economic output (driven by growth...

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07 JULY 2006

Latin giant

BRAZIL'S GDP grew by 2.3% in 2005, com pared with 4.9% in 2004, to reach BR1,937 billion (US$797.0 billion)....

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30 JUNE 2006

Mining Magazine feature - Search for Philosopher`s Stone (May issue)

First used at the Crown mine in New Zealand, cyanidation has been vital in the development of the South...

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30 JUNE 2006

A lot on her plate

ON TOP of all the contentious issues in mining, South Africa's new Minister of Minerals and Energy, Buyelwa...

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30 JUNE 2006

Platinum juniors on the radar screen

A FEATURE of the current mining scene in South Africa is the emergence of junior companies in the platinum...

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30 JUNE 2006

Time to review fortunes

THE gold price has experienced a spectacular rise in recent months and, despite a certain amount of volatility...

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23 JUNE 2006

Canada sets another record

THE total mined value of minerals in Canada, including metals, non-metals and coal, rose to another record...

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16 JUNE 2006

Nickel mining is flourishing

At the very start of this month, nickel reached a record nominal all-time high of US$23,050/t. It fell...

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09 JUNE 2006