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One year on

Today is the first anniversary of the massacre at Lonmin plc's Marikana mine, the bloodiest violence...


16 AUGUST 2013

Weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable

The bad news continues to roll in. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity fell even further in the...


09 AUGUST 2013

EYe on Mining: Adding value

The need for a social licence to operate (SLO) is readily accepted by the mining sector. It is an issue...


09 AUGUST 2013

Eradicating corruption

A survey by Transparency International showed that the majority of respondents thought corruption had...


19 JULY 2013

Waiting game

It has been an eventful week in the UK – summer finally arrived, David Beckham's wife was caught smiling...

North America

12 JULY 2013

Trouble ahead

Kevin Rudd was sworn in again as Australia's prime minister on Wednesday, after a three-year break, leaving...


05 JULY 2013

Down, but not out

It was understandable that the mood at the Mines and Money conference in Beijing was more subdued than...


28 JUNE 2013


Resource nationalism no longer poses the biggest threat to the sector, according to Ernst & Young's (E&Y)...


14 JUNE 2013

Capital woes top mining risk list

Access to, and allocation of, capital has surpassed resource nationalism as the biggest risk for mining...


14 JUNE 2013

China's changing role

During the next eight years, China's economy won't expand as fast as the last eight years, but it will...


07 JUNE 2013

For whom the bell tolls

“Citi expects 2013 to be the year in which the death bells ring for the commodity supercycle after its...


31 MAY 2013

Rolling heads

It all looked so promising when Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation plc (ENRC) hosted its black tie...

Europe/Middle East

24 MAY 2013