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Peru protests lead to cabinet reshuffle

Peruvian president Ollanta Humala has replaced 10 of 19 new cabinet ministers, following mass civil unrest...

Central/South America

06 JANUARY 2012

Annual review: Weathering the storms

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


16 DECEMBER 2011

Indonesia: a country of contradictions

Indonesia's GDP expanded 6.1% in 2010, compared with 4.5% in 2009. The World Bank forecasts 6.4% growth...


24 JUNE 2011

Positive Arbitration decision for Newmont

Newmont Mining Corp has reportedly received a favourable ruling from a Singapore arbitration panel regarding...


28 APRIL 2011

Gold: rise and rise again

The gold price set new records in 2010, and continued to do so during the first three months of 2011....


08 APRIL 2011

Corporate resurrection

Colin Loosemore describes it as a corporate “near-death experience”�. He is talking about the time AIM-listed...


28 JANUARY 2011

Ghana: Gold-led boom

Despite last year's economic growth slowing to its lowest rate since 2002 (a mere 4.7%), after reaching...


05 NOVEMBER 2010

Starting again

The Ivory Coast's mining industry is set to grow as new players enter the Ivorian arena to take advantage...


22 OCTOBER 2010

Australian miners stand firm

In the wake of the global financial crisis, and the continuing uncertain economic conditions around the...


23 JULY 2010

Unlocking mineral potential

Despite the global downturn that impacted most economies in 2009, Indonesia posted an enviable full-year...


25 JUNE 2010

Still in vogue

Yet again, gold has retained its appeal in the face of global financial decline and maintained its status...


09 APRIL 2010

Struggling on

Although minerals remained fundamental to the US economy, contributing to the real gross domestic product...

North America

01 APRIL 2010