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Silver anniversaries

British Columbia's Mining Week looks to recognize the contribution made by one of the province's oldest...

North America

03 MAY 2013

Beware of catching a falling knife

The perceived political risk of investing in Mongolia's mining industry this year has grown from 2012,...

Asia

19 APRIL 2013

Happy birthday gold ETPs!

The gold Exchange Traded Product (ETP) industry celebrated its 10th birthday last week, but miners of...

Asia

05 APRIL 2013

Under pressure

The global rate of new gold discoveries and grades has fallen during the last decade, data and analysis...

Asia

28 MARCH 2013

Cuprofen anyone?

The Mediterranean island of Cyprus gave its name to copper (cuprum), but the base metal had little to...

Europe/Middle East

22 MARCH 2013

Eastern promise

The Asia-Pacific region was responsible for an increase in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in...

Asia

15 MARCH 2013

Shake, rattle and dole

Up to 15 miners were sacked from the Agnew gold mine last week after a YouTube video showed some of them...

Africa

08 MARCH 2013

South Africa pays the price

This week, South Africa revealed the financial cost to the mining industry of last year's labour disruptions...

Africa

01 MARCH 2013

Toronto bound

The mining community has packed away its sunglasses, short-sleeved shirts and summer dresses (delete...

North America

22 FEBRUARY 2013

Accentuate the positive

There may have been a bit of subliminal messaging taking place at 2013 Mining Indaba in Cape Town last...

Africa

15 FEBRUARY 2013

This is a man's world

Women have always been underrepresented in the mining sector, but did you know that our industry has...

Africa

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Vertical integration,horizontal value

Many steelmakers have acquired iron-ore or coking-coal mines in recent years in an attempt to control...

Africa

25 JANUARY 2013