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White-collar protest

THE Hunter Valley anti-mining protestor no longer just comes sporting dreddies and chaining themselves...

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07 JULY 2011

Hodges joins African coal rush

JUNIOR explorer Hodges Exploration is well aware of the challenges facing coal aspirants in southern...

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07 JULY 2011

Minmetals invests

China Minmetals Corp has bought a stake in Sama Resources Inc, a West African nickel-copper explorer....

Africa

01 JULY 2011

View from above

SATELLITE data could prove an invaluable tool for assessing subsidence and rehabilitation for mining...

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27 JUNE 2011

New phase for failed bolts investigation

A DECADE ago a few Australian underground coal mines started finding failed roof bolts due to stress...

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27 JUNE 2011

Indonesia: a country of contradictions

Indonesia's GDP expanded 6.1% in 2010, compared with 4.5% in 2009. The World Bank forecasts 6.4% growth...

Asia

24 JUNE 2011

Drilling may change Xanadu story

LESS than 24 hours after formally completing its acquisition of the Nuurstei coking coal prospect in...

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23 JUNE 2011

Farce at South African coalface

DESCRIBING the balance needed in South Africa between coal exports and domestic supply was, as usual,...

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23 JUNE 2011

Indo experience beats Australia: Lynch

AS the Australian coal industry becomes increasingly difficult to navigate, Indonesia is getting easier,...

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22 JUNE 2011

Japan: On land and under the sea

The massive earthquake and accompanying tsunami that hit the coast of Japan on March 11 damaged or destroyed...

Asia

17 JUNE 2011

Go deeper

For the past two years, June 8 has been designated as ‘World Oceans Day' by the United Nations. However,...

PGMs

10 JUNE 2011

Talvivaara takes outright ownership

In the week that it celebrated its fourth anniversary of listing in London (with a reception at the Finnish...

Europe/Middle East

03 JUNE 2011