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Magnate's Mozambique vision

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


22 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,...


01 JUNE 2010

Kangaroo leaps into coal contract

INDONESIAN coal producer Kangaroo Resources has secured an initial offtake deal for thermal coal from...


05 MAY 2010

Stern test

It is barely nine weeks since Mining Journal ran an article from Tommy Helsby of Kroll on the dangers...


01 APRIL 2010

Resource diplomacy

It is often said that World War III will be fought over water rights, rather than territory. It is equally...


19 MARCH 2010

Canadian puck

The hosts achieved a record haul of gold at the recent Winter Olympic Games, with the record-clinching...


05 MARCH 2010

Planting Season

The northern hemisphere might still be in the grip of winter, but the mining industry's thoughts have...


19 FEBRUARY 2010

Trading places

At the end of last week, the chief financial officer of Rio Tinto, Guy Elliott, said that the global...


12 FEBRUARY 2010


As half the globe knows by now, Apple Inc has put an end to weeks of speculation by unveiling its new...


05 FEBRUARY 2010

Casual corruption

The mining industry is castigated in a Mining Journal article this week. The criticism is all the more...


29 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

Sukuk Credit

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


11 DECEMBER 2009