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Gold still matters

Professionals were selling. Amateurs were buying. In a nutshell, that is what happened in the gold market...

Africa

26 APRIL 2013

Russian mining magnate tops UK rich list

Mining tycoons were feeling poorer this year as weaker commodity prices eroded their wealth, but Alisher...

Europe/Middle East

26 APRIL 2013

Graphite: Keeping up with demand

From lubricants and pencils to batteries and photovoltaic cells, the demand for graphite continues to...

Africa

19 APRIL 2013

The future for thermal coal

Apart from concern about the theoretical threat of rising fuel bills, not many people in the mining industry...

Asia

12 APRIL 2013

Mining CEO tenure becoming shorter, Ashton Partnership says

The average tenure of chief executives (CEO) in mining is getting shorter as the role becomes more challenging,...

Africa

12 APRIL 2013

The rights stuff

Earlier this month Finnish nickel producer, Talvivaara Mining Co plc, announced the terms of a proposed...

Europe/Middle East

05 APRIL 2013

Gem Diamonds gets new finance chief

London-listed Gem Diamonds Ltd said its chief financial officer (CFO), Kevin Burford, had retired after...

Europe/Middle East

03 APRIL 2013

Keeping track of safety advances

It is a sad but universal truth that it often takes disaster and tragic circumstances to bring about...

Australia

28 MARCH 2013

ENRC swings to loss and scraps final dividend as prices dive

Eurasian Natural Resources Corp plc (ENRC) scrapped its final dividend after it plunged to a full-year...

Europe/Middle East

22 MARCH 2013

Ferrexpo pays special dividend despite profits slump

Ferrexpo plc said it would pay out a US$39 million special dividend after making significant progress...

Europe/Middle East

13 MARCH 2013

Northland funding

Cash strapped Northland Resources SA said it had secured US$6 million to ensure operations at its Kaunisvaara...

Europe/Middle East

01 MARCH 2013

Sirius Minerals director

Sirius Minerals plc appointed Gordon Cowe as development director, effective March 25. Cowe will be responsible...

Europe/Middle East

01 MARCH 2013