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Community toolkit

The ability to handle local grievances has leapt up the skills ‘wish list' of mining executives. Hardly...


30 OCTOBER 2009

Moatize 'starting to become a real coal basin'

DEVELOPMENT of new tier-one coal projects in Mozambique’s Moatize Basin will accelerate changes occurring...


29 OCTOBER 2009

Pike River limping, not running

WHAT looks like a high-cost, problematic mine from afar didn’t get any prettier up close for Craigs Investment...


29 OCTOBER 2009

The big one, for the believers

THE SURPRISE announcement of funding for additional rail infrastructure to serve Mozambique’s Moatize...


08 OCTOBER 2009

Touching the void

WHILE the whole fossil fuel business might be going the way of the Dodo if governments get serious about...



Market opening up for SouthGobi

SOUTHGOBI Energy Resources is pushing ahead with the production ramp-up at its southern Mongolian coal...


08 JULY 2009

SouthGobi hopes to bust bottleneck

IVANHOE Mines unit SouthGobi Energy is hoping increased opening hours at the Mongolia-China border crossing...


18 MAY 2009

Bolivia poised for progress or peril

WITH the ritual sacrifice of a white llama, Bolivia's first indigenous president Evo Morales seized Glencore's...

Central/South America

09 JANUARY 2009

Stormy Weather

Most eyes would have been firmly focused on the financial tempest that has engulfed the world in the...

Central/South America

25 NOVEMBER 2008

Tin 2006-2007

Towards the end of March 2007, the price of tin surged to new contract highs on the London Metal Exchange...

Base metals

01 JANUARY 2007

Tin - 2006

Tin was the worst performer in the base metals complex in 2005. The tin price ended the year down 17%...

Base metals

01 JANUARY 2006