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Malawi's mineral exploration expands

President Joyce Banda took over as head of state in April 2012 after the death of her predecessor, Bingu...

Africa

02 NOVEMBER 2012

Chile: Collahuasi rises to the altitude challenge

In the northernmost part of Chile, high in the Andean plateau of the Tarapacá region, sits Collahuasi...

Leadership

15 JUNE 2012

Japan: Road to recovery

More than a year has passed since the Japanese earthquake. While there is still no noticeable effect...

Leadership

15 JUNE 2012

Anglo American Sur dispute continues

The ongoing dispute between Anglo American plc and Chile's Codelco has continued at full steam into the...

Central/South America

03 JANUARY 2012

Codelco prepares ground to exercise Anglo Sur option

Mitsui & Co has agreed to provide US$6.75 billion in bridging finance to Codelco, allowing the Chilean...

Central/South America

14 OCTOBER 2011

Mitsui loans Codelco US$6.75bn to take up Anglo option

Japan's Mitsui & Co has agreed to provide US$6.75 billion in bridging finance to Codelco, allowing the...

Central/South America

12 OCTOBER 2011

New CEO at Vale

As widely predicted, Roger Agnelli has been replaced as the chief executive officer of Vale SA, effective...

Central/South America

08 APRIL 2011

New CEO at Vale

As widely predicted, Roger Agnelli has been replaced as the chief executive officer of Vale SA, effective...

Central/South America

05 APRIL 2011

Extending the search

Japan is a both a producer and consumer of metals. Metals such as copper, lead, zinc and nickel are produced...

Africa

18 JUNE 2010

Zinc supply limited by cutbacks

From an economic perspective, the past 14 or so months have been among the most volatile in living memory,...

Africa

11 DECEMBER 2009