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Anglo to abandon Peru copper project

Under the terms of the agreement, Anglo American Michiquillay has begun the appropriate legal processes

Holmes checks economic pulse

The US Global Investors president and regular keynote speaker at Mines & Money told this year’s conference


07 DEC 2014

Not everyone agrees India is the new China

Proponents of this argument assume new prime minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India initiative will lead


06 DEC 2014

Polish coal giant sacks CEO

According to the report, state-owned Weglowa’s board issued a statement saying the dismissal was related


27 NOV 2014

Nevsun under the spotlight

On the first front, a recent Bloomberg article alleged private equity fund QKR was close to making a

Capital markets

24 NOV 2014

The mood music in Indonesia

A major investment bank that has had its Asia Pacific analysts on the ground in Indonesia looking at


20 NOV 2014

Suriname buys into Merian project

Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname, the company representing the government, has already made an initial


18 NOV 2014

Rio Tinto and Sinosteel to extend Pilbara JV

Sam Walsh, Rio Tinto chief executive, and Xu Siwei, Sinosteel president, signed a heads of agreement


17 NOV 2014

Burkina coup presents long-term risks

Maplecroft (in an exclusive article on Mining Journal’s website) has predicted delays to mining-sector


06 NOV 2014

Alaskans vote mining down, pot up

The legislature will now be required to approve future large-scale metallic sulphide mines in the reserve


06 NOV 2014

Crisis could derail Burkina mining investment

Instability has been compounded by the subsequent seizure of power by military authorities in an apparent


05 NOV 2014

China hones rules for offshore mining deals

The guidelines, drafted in association with the country’s commerce ministry and German development agency


31 OCT 2014

Further uncertainty for Zambia

News this week that president Michael Sata died in London while undergoing medical treatment has sent


29 OCT 2014

A hollow victory

In months which have seen some dramatic twists and turns in the run-up to the Brazilian presidential

EITI orders Azerbaijan review

At a meeting in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, EITI chairwoman Clare Short expressed hope that Azerbaijan would


26 OCT 2014

Poland to split coal mines into 'good' and 'bad'

Poland’s state-owned coal miners lost Zt1 billion (US$300 million) in the first half of 2014, and more


26 OCT 2014