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Whither Chinese consumption in the Year of the Snake?

After the global financial crisis, China's leaders took concerted action to increase growth and consumption....

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

Mines & Money HK Preview: Labor's lost love?

Every great romance hits its bumps, so it should surprise no-one that the little tiff between Australia...

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

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...

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

Mining & Money HK Preview: Aussie Rules

Australia is China's number one destination for outbound investment. Between late 2006 and June 2012,...

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

Mines & Money HK Preview: Asia-Pacific's largest mining investment conference

China has been the centre of attention of the commodities world for several years now and the outcome...

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

Eye on mining: The rise of a new type of investor

A key characteristic of 2012 deal activity was the increasing role of state-backed and financial investors...

Africa

08 MARCH 2013

Fiji: Gold beneath the palm trees

Although Fiji is known more for tourism than mining, in fact gold is one of the Pacific island's top...

Asia

08 FEBRUARY 2013

Mine mouth power

With the backdrop of a volatile export market, mining companies are looking to expand and diversify their...

Asia

08 FEBRUARY 2013

Ecuador: Project backlog awaits reform

The outcome of Ecuador's February presidential elections could provide much-needed impetus for breaking...

Central/South America

01 FEBRUARY 2013

SA watchdog clears Glencore, Xstrata deal

The South African Competition Tribunal has given the green light to Glencore International plc's takeover...

Africa

22 JANUARY 2013

Cobalt: The heart of hi-tech

Arising largely as a by-product of nickel and copper mining, cobalt is viewed as a critical component...

Africa

18 JANUARY 2013

Miner's Right: Cult of cost cutting

What better way for highly paid managers to preserve their jobs than to indulge in a little cost cutting....

Australia

11 JANUARY 2013