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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...

Asia

08 MARCH 2013

Marine mining: Big blue

Steel-making places enormous demands on non-ferrous minerals. The World Coal Association states that...

Africa

01 MARCH 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...

Australia

22 FEBRUARY 2013

Discovery hits out at Chinese claims it breached takeover conditions

Discovery Metals Ltd has hit back at its one-time takeover suitor Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd (CFI)...

Africa

05 FEBRUARY 2013

Northland shares in free fall after it pulls US$375m fundraising

Shares plunged in Northland Resources SA after it pulled a US$375 million fundraising plan to help develop...

Europe/Middle East

05 FEBRUARY 2013

Cathay to let Discovery bid lapse after offer conditions "breached"

Cathay Fortune Investment Ltd said it will let its A$830 million (US$860 million) hostile bid for Australia-based...

Africa

01 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

Colombia: Latin America's best kept secret

Colombia has one of the most diverse and prosperous geologies in Latin America, yet it is not a major...

Central/South America

01 FEBRUARY 2013

Xstrata confirms Las Bambas spend of US$5.2bn

Xstrata plc said that the estimated cost of its 400,000t/y Las Bambas copper project in Peru would be...

Central/South America

25 JANUARY 2013

Dominican Republic: A mining industry reborn

The start of production at two new gold mines, Pueblo Viejo and Las Lagunas tailings, made 2012 a very...

Central/South America

25 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

Country Risk: Peru

Peru's ability to realise the economic and social benefits of its extensive mineral resources will depend...

Central/South America

15 JANUARY 2013