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Annual review: Weathering the storms

From natural disasters to resource nationalism, the mining industry has faced many hurdles in 2011. But...


16 DECEMBER 2011

DRC: Maturing mining market

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) contains riches of cobalt, copper, gold, diamonds, cassiterite...


19 AUGUST 2011

Western Europe: New approach

In January the European Commission (EC) adopted a raw-materials strategy that set out targeted measures...

Europe/Middle East

25 MARCH 2011

Africa's new energy

The African continent boasts a number of uranium provinces, the most prospective of which are the southern...


21 MAY 2010

Commodity matters

There was a clear accord between mood and commodity at the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The metals...


20 FEBRUARY 2009