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Building from the ground up

AN EXPERIENCED geologist has added to cautionary advice on the likely speed of development in the Moatize...

Bulks

06 JULY 2010

Buried eggs

The mining and metals sector is by its nature a risky business. However, the sheer speed of change and...

PGMs

02 JULY 2010

2020 vision

LOCATION, location, location is the real estate catchcry long ago adopted by those with something to...

Bulks

30 JUNE 2010

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

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

Potash poser

So Dmitry Rybolovlev wants to sell part of his 65.5 % stake in OAO Uralkali, the world's biggest publicly-traded,...

Europe/Middle East

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