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Argentina: Promising prospects

Mining investment in Argentina is stalling after the boom years between 2002 and 2012. This key South...

Leadership

09 AUGUST 2013

This week: 9/8/13

This week in numbers 16 Date in August when the talks between Anglo American Platinum Ltd...

Base metals

09 AUGUST 2013

Flurry of gold writedowns

Gold producers flagged more than US$14 billion worth of writedowns in the space of a week, as the fallout...

Capital markets

02 AUGUST 2013

Harmony to book US$280m writedown

Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd expected to book an impairment of up to R2.8 billion (US$280 million)...

Capital markets

26 JULY 2013

Central and Eastern Europe: Encouraging signs

Prior to 1989, the heavy industrial focus of central and eastern Europe's planned economies made mining...

PGMs

19 JULY 2013

Central and Eastern Europe: Escaping from the doldrums

Although central and eastern Europe have been far from immune from the economic crisis, there are encouraging...

Base metals

19 JULY 2013

Heads roll as Hochschild wields the axe

Rupert Pennant-Rea, the former Bank of England deputy governor who was involved in a sex scandal in 1995,...

Capital markets

19 JULY 2013

Fraser to the fore

Corporate broker David Fraser was appointed chief executive of US-focused Great Western Mining Corporation...

Leadership

12 JULY 2013

Mag succession

MAG Silver Corp said George Paspalas will succeed Dan MacInnis as president and chief executive (CEO),...

North America

28 JUNE 2013

CEO and CFO hired

La Quinta Resources Corp hired former chief financial officer (CFO) Dustin Henderson as president and...

North America

14 JUNE 2013

Mining transparency law gets green light

The European Parliament has given the green light for new rules on transparency require­ments for the...

Europe/Middle East

14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Clear and present danger

If stockpiles of a metal are rising the price should be falling, but with copper that is not the case,...

Asia

07 JUNE 2013