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Mines & Money HK Preview: Regulations in the pipeline

The mining industry's honeymoon with Mongolia looks to be over and changes to the foreign investment


08 MAR 2013

Miner's right: No more Mr Nice Guy

Some years ago I lost a bet with Brian Gilbertson, the former chief executive of BHP Billiton, when we


22 FEB 2013

Cameco hit by US$167m Kintyre write-down

Cameco Corp's profits crashed last year after the Canadian group took a C$168 million (US$167 million)


15 FEB 2013

Toro MD

Toro Energy Ltd appointed Vanessa Guthrie as managing director, effective February 8, to replace Greg


15 FEB 2013

Danish parliament to vote on Greenland uranium request

Denmark's parliament is prepared to vote on whether to allow Greenland to mine uranium, said the Danish

Europe/Middle East

01 FEB 2013

Limiting foreign investment

When Alpha Condé became Guinea's first democratically elected president in 2010, he put in place a series


25 JAN 2013

Denison's C$70M deal

Denison Mines Corp signed a letter of intent with Fission Energy Corp this week to acquire some of Fission's

North America

18 JAN 2013

West Canada: A tale of four provinces

Canada is a federation, like the United States and Australia, and consists of 10 provinces and three

North America

11 JAN 2013

Japanese U-turn

The return to power of Japan's conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has already provided a much

Events Coverage

21 DEC 2012

2012 Commodity review: Gold gains again

Gold prices are set to finish 2012 higher than they started, meaning a 12th consecutive year of increases,

Europe/Middle East

21 DEC 2012

Malawi's mineral exploration expands

President Joyce Banda took over as head of state in April 2012 after the death of her predecessor, Bingu


02 NOV 2012

Zambia's copper zest

In February this year, Zambia's central bank estimated that copper production in 2011 had risen by about


02 NOV 2012

Southern Africa: Commodities in the Kalahari

Botswana remains Sub-Saharan Africa's destination of choice for mining investors due to an attractive

Base metals

05 OCT 2012

Metallurgy mistakes

No-one disputes BHP Billiton's status as the world's biggest mining company, but the deferral of the


28 SEP 2012

Aldershot appoints CEO

Aldershot Resources Ltd has hired Michael Leidrich as president, chief executive and director. He replaces

North America

31 AUG 2012

Uranium: Clouds of Fukushima receding

The post-Fukushima global uranium market has failed to regain the 2010 optimism that sent spot prices


24 AUG 2012