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World Bank support for Mauritania

The World Bank has approved a US$7.1 million grant to Mauritania to help the country grow and regulate...


10 JUNE 2011

World Bank plots Sierra Leone reform

The World Bank has approved plans to help the government of Sierra Leone improve the regulation of its...


13 MAY 2011

From dereliction to inspiration

In the whirl of activity and excitement involved in starting up a new mining operation, planning for...

Europe/Middle East

22 DECEMBER 2010

Ivanhoe non-exec

Former United States World Bank director, Robert B Holland, has joined Ivanhoe Mines Ltd as a non-executive...


12 NOVEMBER 2010

Seeking stability

There is a fine line between getting a minerals policy right and getting it wrong. Like the Goldilocks...


12 NOVEMBER 2010

Africa's resources and the rise of geopolitics

In a recent issue of Mining Journal, editor Chris Hinde wrote of the emerging industry consensus on the...


26 OCTOBER 2010

Hong Kong assessment

Last week's two-day Mining Investment Insight (MII) conference in Hong Kong focused on explaining the...


22 OCTOBER 2010

Bottom billion

The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, this week urges developed countries to look to the...


28 MAY 2010

IFC signs up for Tanzania gold project

World Bank-affiliated International Finance Corp has shown its support for Tanzania's mining industry...


29 JANUARY 2010

Mining gulf

Insufficient support is given to the mining industry in the Middle East despite the undoubted mineral...


09 APRIL 2009

IFC invests in Greystar's Colombian project

The IFC's investment will help fund the completion of the technical studies and the environmental and...

Central/South America

20 MARCH 2009

Eskom in world bank funding talks

South Africa is in talks with the World Bank over a loan of up to US$5 billion for the state-owned power...


03 DECEMBER 2008