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Alternative energy: Powering up

This year UK energy regulator, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), announced that the...

Europe/Middle East

23 DECEMBER 2013

Mining infrastructure in Africa: Mining welfare

Historically, a workforce and a community grew around the emergence of a new mine. Towns and villages...


23 DECEMBER 2013

Judge slams African Barrick

A UK High Court judge has dismissed an appeal by African Barrick Gold plc (ABG) to overturn an injunction...


23 DECEMBER 2013

The new world

When I started in mining journalism more than 20 years ago in Western Australia (WA), Tony Rovira's career...


20 DECEMBER 2013

The battle to win back friends

If there was a simple theme to emerge from this week's bumper Mines & Money event in London it was that...


06 DECEMBER 2013

African Barrick fails to overturn UK High Court injunction

African Barrick Gold plc (ABG) failed to overturn an injunction imposed by the London High Court that...


05 DECEMBER 2013

Appian resource fund secures US$750m for investments

London-based Appian Capital Advisory, advisers to the Appian Natural Resources Fund, will soon announce...

Europe/Middle East

29 NOVEMBER 2013

UK companies legally required to disclose emissions

  The UK has become the first country to make it compulsory for companies listed on London's main...

Europe/Middle East

01 OCTOBER 2013

Dates for your diary

Oct 9-11 – GreenPort 2013 Congress, Antwerp, Belgium The eighth GreenPort Congress will provide a forum...

Central/South America


Deal dearth

The main source of deals in the mining and metals space during the first half of this year is more a...



My last fracking comment

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was big news in the UK this week, about four decades after the technique...

Europe/Middle East

23 AUGUST 2013

UK court throws out Anglo American lung disease claim

The London High Court has thrown out a claim against Anglo American plc'sSouth African operations brought...


25 JULY 2013