Circumstance around latest deterioration in framework will make it harder for politicians to change
The risk still associated with many countries ensures they remain at the whim of miners
Governing bodies in developing nations need to promote, not participate in, mining
Embracing soft-risk issues opens up abundant opportunities
Generalisation around assumed risks to resource development is costing miners billions
Ebola virus outbreak in Congo is a reminder the price is likely to continue rising
Political changes could bring further fortune for foreign miners despite permitting freeze
Miners who fail to relate to host nations are painting a massive target on their backs
The death of a national and political figurehead could open the door to unrest
Why do miners prefer engineering risk over political risk?
What does it take to better manage social and political risk?
Mining codes continue to let down Africa's quest for greater social equality