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British Columbia sharpens Mines Act

British Columbia sharpens Mines Act

New legislation to create chief permitting officer and give the law teeth to hold miners accountable...


22 JUNE 2020
Few winners in DRC code overhaul

Few winners in DRC code overhaul

Tax hikes to yield short-term capital for besieged leader but ignore pending disaster


16 MARCH 2018

Harmony in new approach to mining land rehabilitation

Harmony Gold Mining Company Ltd, one of South Africa's largest gold producers, is taking advantage of...


12 AUGUST 2014

BC First Nation launches mining policy

A British Columbia First Nation which recently won a landmark ruling for aboriginal land title rights...

North America

04 AUGUST 2014

Markets slow pace of the game

Once the darling of the emerging markets, Latin America's biggest economy has been on a bit of a downer...

Chilean court scraps Pascua Lama fine

A Chilean court has annulled the record-breaking fine imposed by a local regulator on Barrick Gold Corp...

Central/South America

05 MARCH 2014

Gabon: A future full of promise

Long reliant on oil and gas as its main source of revenue, Gabon's mining minister Régis Immongault...


27 FEBRUARY 2014

French-speaking Africa: Laws changing the lay of the land

Renowned for the riches of their sub-soil, it should come as no surprise that countries in French-speaking...


17 JANUARY 2014

Canada: Oil pressure squeezes other sectors

The big story in Alberta is of a booming oil-sands industry that ranks third globally after Venezuela...

North America

10 JANUARY 2014

Law lacking

A proposed mining law in Afghanistan contains aspects that “are a cause for concern”�, says non-governmental...


23 DECEMBER 2013

Southeast Asia: Diverging fortunes

Many of the countries in Southeast Asia are rich in mineral reserves and have the potential to develop...

Base metals

08 NOVEMBER 2013

Investing in Africa: Missed opportunities

Buoyed by a Chinese-driven commodities super-cycle, that saw higher prices and demand for minerals, African...


23 AUGUST 2013