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Soldiering on

With this week's Mining Journal we include a supplement on mining in Africa to coincide with the imminent...


22 JANUARY 2010

Story time

As a mining-company executive (if you are not, bear with me – pretend), what is your worst corporate...


15 JANUARY 2010

Taking sight

Turning insight into foresight takes a particular skill, and can only be properly judged, of course,...

Europe/Middle East

08 JANUARY 2010

Africa's turn

As we draw to the end of the first decade of the new millennium, it is easy to visualise at least one...


18 DECEMBER 2009

Sukuk Credit

Attempts by Dubai World to restructure its US$26 billion debt have dominated the financial press this...


11 DECEMBER 2009

Sino sink

Overcapacity in a sector can have a profound impact on it and on dozens of associated industries. It...


04 DECEMBER 2009

Community toolkit

The ability to handle local grievances has leapt up the skills ‘wish list' of mining executives. Hardly...


30 OCTOBER 2009

Pike River limping, not running

WHAT looks like a high-cost, problematic mine from afar didn’t get any prettier up close for Craigs Investment...


29 OCTOBER 2009

Moatize 'starting to become a real coal basin'

DEVELOPMENT of new tier-one coal projects in Mozambique’s Moatize Basin will accelerate changes occurring...


29 OCTOBER 2009

The big one, for the believers

THE SURPRISE announcement of funding for additional rail infrastructure to serve Mozambique’s Moatize...


08 OCTOBER 2009

Touching the void

WHILE the whole fossil fuel business might be going the way of the Dodo if governments get serious about...



Market opening up for SouthGobi

SOUTHGOBI Energy Resources is pushing ahead with the production ramp-up at its southern Mongolian coal...


08 JULY 2009