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"First Quantum will not now proceed with the planned lay-off of any Zambians…"

"First Quantum will not now proceed with the planned lay-off of any Zambians…"

Company reduces lay-off plans in wake of analysis of new taxes

Politics

24 JANUARY 2019
Zambia's mining tax changes start to bite

Zambia's mining tax changes start to bite

First Quantum flags lay-offs, Vedanta to suspend Nchanga

Politics

07 JANUARY 2019
"Reductions of over 7,000 direct jobs … would result"

"Reductions of over 7,000 direct jobs … would result"

More warnings over proposed Zambian tax changes

Politics

12 DECEMBER 2018
Zambia open to talks on mining tax changes

Zambia open to talks on mining tax changes

Chamber of Mines said proposed changes made country "un-investable"

Politics

08 OCTOBER 2018
Randgold reveals government payments

Randgold reveals government payments

Paid more than US$252 million in 2017

Politics

02 JULY 2018
Rio tax contribution breaks $5 billion

Rio tax contribution breaks $5 billion

Major miner highlights the economic benefit industry brings to the world

Leadership

11 APRIL 2018

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...

Africa

17 JANUARY 2014

Australia looks to mining for future stability

Australia plans to ride the country's ‘Mining Boom Mark II' to return it to surplus by 2013 and create...

Australia

13 MAY 2011

Miners spend big against Australian tax

Australia's mining industry spent more than A$20 million in the last six weeks of the 2010 financial...

Australia

04 FEBRUARY 2011

Argus fights off Australian tax inquiry

Don Argus, the former chairman of BHP Billiton, is attempting to evade an Australian Senate request to...

Australia

28 JANUARY 2011

Scientists say Australian tax needs exploration incentive

The Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) has criticised the government's mining-tax policy transition...

Australia

07 JANUARY 2011