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Dangerous rise in civil unrest threatens global mining industry

Dangerous rise in civil unrest threatens global mining industry

Threats include jihadist violence, disruption to exports, political intervention and criminal gangs....

Politics

15 JANUARY 2020
South Africa miners face frustration and delay as power crisis continues

South Africa miners face frustration and delay as power crisis continues

Miners may carry heavy cost burden from South Africa's ongoing power crisis

Politics

13 DECEMBER 2019
US takes long-term position on mineral supply

US takes long-term position on mineral supply

US-China trade war fuels Washington's bid to bolster critical mineral supply chains

verisk maplecroft

14 NOVEMBER 2019
Sahel violence casts shadow over West Africa

Sahel violence casts shadow over West Africa

A deteriorating security environment across the Sahel leaves mining companies with much to ponder.

Politics

13 NOVEMBER 2019
Africa's rising resource nationalism ups stakes for miners

Africa's rising resource nationalism ups stakes for miners

The past three years has seen policy in several jurisdictions test the patience of investors

verisk maplecroft

27 SEPTEMBER 2019
"They want to know whether they meet socially responsible investment criteria"

"They want to know whether they meet socially responsible investment criteria"

Verisk Maplecroft's Jimena Blanco discusses the policy fallout from the latest Brazil TSF disaster

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25 APRIL 2019
Will Indonesia abandon its plan to ban bauxite exports?

Will Indonesia abandon its plan to ban bauxite exports?

Scepticism is mounting over Indonesia's bid to move up the aluminium value chain

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12 APRIL 2019
How risky is Russia?

How risky is Russia?

Polymetal premium? You can bank on it.

Politics

27 MARCH 2019
Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia

Social opposition remains key industry hurdle in Colombia

Duque's reforms buoy investors, but solving the popular consultation conundrum will be a tricky task...

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14 MARCH 2019
"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

The DRC elections appear to have removed Joseph Kabila but investors are advised to look closer

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22 JANUARY 2019
"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