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Riversdale on rising coke tide

CHINA Inc has arrived, as Australian coal industry doyen Ken Talbot said it would. Talbot, who tragically...

Bulks

27 JUNE 2010

Navigating Afghanistan

His Excellency Wahidullah Shahrani is in town. This Friday, the minister of mines of the Islamic Republic...

Asia

25 JUNE 2010

Khan makes organisational changes

Martin Quick has retired as president and chief executive officer of Khan Resources Inc. He will remain...

Asia

25 JUNE 2010

Magnate's Mozambique vision

AUSTRALIAN coal baron Ken Talbot was a big believer in the development potential of Africa’s resources...

Bulks

22 JUNE 2010

Lesego deal approved

Shareholders in Village Main Reef Gold Mining Co Ltd have approved a deal for the company to take a controlling...

Africa

18 JUNE 2010

Extending the search

Japan is a both a producer and consumer of metals. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and nickel are produced...

Africa

18 JUNE 2010

New goal

Perhaps not something to quicken the heart, and a million miles from the action in the World Cup in South...

PGMs

18 JUNE 2010

Virtuous circle

There is always something deeply unsettling about a room full of people that appear to be in agreement:...

Africa

11 JUNE 2010

Steel spring

The price of seaborne iron ore imported into China has fallen by about 20% in the past six weeks, from...

Australia

04 JUNE 2010

Coal from the warthog's watering hole

IT IS relatively simple to start a coal mine in South Africa, according to new miner Continental Coal,...

Bulks

01 JUNE 2010

Chinese inroads into South African platinum

Chinese investors have secured a deal to acquire control of Wesizwe Platinum Ltd in a package valued...

Africa

28 MAY 2010

Bottom billion

The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, this week urges developed countries to look to the...

Africa

28 MAY 2010