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"Environmental, social issues are hurdles in easing the regulatory landscape"

"Environmental, social issues are hurdles in easing the regulatory landscape"

Verisk Maplecroft's Jimena Blanco discusses the pros and cons of potential changes in Chile

verisk maplecroft

17 DECEMBER 2018
"It's whether decentralisation helps that or makes corruption worse"

"It's whether decentralisation helps that or makes corruption worse"

Verisk Maplecroft's Eileen Gavin talks through the potential impacts of political changes in Peru

verisk maplecroft

17 DECEMBER 2018
"He will try to triple the budget by extracting more revenue from mining"

"He will try to triple the budget by extracting more revenue from mining"

Verisk Maplecroft's Indigo Ellis on the likely outcomes of a DRC election certain to be rigged

verisk maplecroft

17 DECEMBER 2018
Likely Shadary win in DR Congo threatens further squeeze on miners' profits

Likely Shadary win in DR Congo threatens further squeeze on miners' profits

Impending battle for control of DR Congo, & its mineral riches, threatens further pain for miners.

verisk maplecroft

11 DECEMBER 2018
"It's clear the groups that remain at large are targeting extractives companies"

"It's clear the groups that remain at large are targeting extractives companies"

Verisk Maplecroft's Jimena Blanco talks FARC, refugees and a pro-business government in Colombia

verisk maplecroft

04 DECEMBER 2018
DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?

DR Congo: Is government intervention the real risk to watch?

New forms of government intervention likely to top tax hikes as the key DRC worry for miners

verisk maplecroft

01 NOVEMBER 2018
Guinea's billion-dollar bauxite question

Guinea's billion-dollar bauxite question

There is little chance of Guinea imposing mandatory beneficiation requirements

verisk maplecroft

24 SEPTEMBER 2018
Chile's reputation as LatAm go-to destination faces long-term threats - Analysis

Chile's reputation as LatAm go-to destination faces long-term threats - Analysis

Will Chile's enduring status as LatAm's most attractive jurisdiction be threatened in coming years?

verisk maplecroft

26 JULY 2018
Lithium-demand story holds firm

Lithium-demand story holds firm

Chinese appetite likely to fuel next leg of battery-metal frenzy

Research

21 MARCH 2018
DRC: Still a risk-reward story

DRC: Still a risk-reward story

Political unrest and mooted legislative changes loom over country's mining growth potential

Africa

09 AUGUST 2017
Burkina Faso after the revolution

Burkina Faso after the revolution

Verisk Maplecroft's Seán Smith on how the country's mining sector has changed, post 2014

Africa

30 JUNE 2017
The model mining code

The model mining code

If governments decide they want a mining industry, it starts with a decent mining law

Leadership

20 JUNE 2017