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Democratic Republic of the Congo: A step back

The overwhelming potential of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) mineral wealth has often been...

Leadership

16 AUGUST 2013

Argentina: Promising prospects

Mining investment in Argentina is stalling after the boom years between 2002 and 2012. This key South...

Leadership

09 AUGUST 2013

Miner's right: The times they are a changing

If the outlook for metal prices is as robust as some of the smarter people in some of the biggest investment...

Leadership

12 JULY 2013

Miner's right: Tipping point for coal is now

Gold and copper executives might disagree, but the clear leader in the race for the title of sick man...

Leadership

05 JULY 2013

Codelco invests US$1bn in green strategy

Chile's state-owned copper producer, Codelco, has invested US$1 billion to upgrade its smelters to ensure...

Antamina fined

The Peruvian government fined the owners of the Antamina copper-zinc mine around US$77,000 at the beginning...

Chile: Maximising potential

Higher metals prices in 2012 were a boon to Chile, which suffers from high operating costs. The country...

Chile: Fasten your seatbelts

Mining is an integral pillar of the Chilean economy, providing substantial economic growth and a fifth...

This week: 14/06/13

  Finance Rio Tinto agreed to sell its Eagle nickel-copper project (pictured) in Michigan, US, to...

Africa

14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Green shoots of recovery

It is in Andrew Mackenzie's interest to talk up China's growth prospects and for that reason alone the...

Asia

14 JUNE 2013

Miner's right: Green shoots of recovery?

It might be fanciful thinking, but there are signs emerging in the mining world that the keenly awaited...

Asia

10 MAY 2013

Burkina Faso: Surviving the gold rush

Nestled close to the far more prosperous Ghana and Nigeria, small and desperately poor, Burkina Faso...

Africa

03 MAY 2013