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Zimbabwe president slams foreign 'looting' of mineral resources

Zimbabwe president slams foreign 'looting' of mineral resources

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa has accused whites of stealing the country's mineral resources...

Politics

07 NOVEMBER 2019
"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

"Tshisekedi would be a relatively positive figure for mining investment"

The DRC elections appear to have removed Joseph Kabila but investors are advised to look closer

verisk maplecroft

22 JANUARY 2019
Can DRC come back?

Can DRC come back?

Circumstance around latest deterioration in framework will make it harder for politicians to change

MJ comment

21 SEPTEMBER 2018
The value of visibility

The value of visibility

A government is poised to win points with the mining sector in an unconventional way

Reappointed resources minister upbeat

Reappointed resources minister upbeat

Australian senator resumes role, sees "great future"

Politics

02 NOVEMBER 2017
"We will block Labor's 50% increase in the gold royalty"

"We will block Labor's 50% increase in the gold royalty"

Western Australian opposition parties block royalty hike

Politics

11 OCTOBER 2017
Death spiral

Death spiral

South Africa should hurry up and completely self-destruct so it can get on with rebuilding

Far from the meddling crowd

Far from the meddling crowd

Gold may not be all some say it is but is at least free of political pests

View from the West End

22 FEBRUARY 2017
Confused Indonesia miner demands clarity

Confused Indonesia miner demands clarity

Freeport is the majority owner and operator of the massive Grasberg copper-gold operation, which is expected...

Asia

10 FEBRUARY 2017
Trickling on the workers

Trickling on the workers

South African bureaucrats have been failing mineworkers for 20-odd years

View from the West End

08 FEBRUARY 2017
"Extensive opencast coal mining [went] virtually up to the front door"

"Extensive opencast coal mining [went] virtually up to the front door"

In a policy address that outlined some positives for miners with UK exposure, like confirmation of tax...

Politics

24 NOVEMBER 2016