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Africa's top emerging countries: MJ Indaba poll

Burkina Faso got 23% of the vote for top emerging mining jurisdiction in Africa in Mining Journal’s exclusive


09 FEB 2015

An African perspective

He was speaking after Zambia last month hiked royalties by as much as 200% for some copper producers,


09 FEB 2015

Platinum tax bombshell

The tax was proposed by the government in 2013 to encourage mining companies to invest in smelting and


30 JAN 2015

Government to offload Coal India stake

The government will sell 315.8 million shares, or 5%, through an offer for sale, with an option to sell


29 JAN 2015

Turkey mine accidents claimed 361 lives in 2014

The report by the Confederation of Revolutionary Workers' Unions revealed 81 mine accidents claimed the

Europe/Middle East

23 JAN 2015

Freeport refines Indonesia smelting approach

Indonesia wants to take the country further up the value chain as part of a strategy to modernise its


22 JAN 2015

Freeport riles Indonesia

The US miner hadn’t confirmed the location for a proposed US$2.3 billion copper smelter, a prerequisite


21 JAN 2015

Blair is 'wow factor' in revamped Indaba

New owner Euromoney has made a concerted attempt to bring the conference back to its roots by making


20 JAN 2015

Wanted: a national champion

Foreign investors have become uneasy about SA investment following labour unrest that has hobbled UK-based


16 JAN 2015

Interstate conflict tops WEF global risks

Interstate conflicts were adjudged the biggest threat to global stability in the next 10 years, with


15 JAN 2015

New Gold receives federal approval for Rainy River

The combined open pit and underground project, which includes a 21,000tpd gold mill, passed Ottawa’s

North America

14 JAN 2015

WA environmental body rejects iron ore mine

EPA Chairman Dr Paul Vogel said the project, about 50km north of Koolyanobbing in the Shire of Yilgarn,


13 JAN 2015

Turkey law signals shifting ground

The unicameral Meclis (pronounced “Mejlis”) is conducting a final review, and assuming there aren’t any

Europe/Middle East

09 JAN 2015

Resource nationalism: a theme for all seasons

The answer, according to some analysts, is more resource nationalism (if that is the right word), not


06 JAN 2015

Barrick to suspend Lumwana on royalty hike

The new code eliminates corporate income tax, but imposes a 20% gross royalty on revenue, an increase


19 DEC 2014

Global coal demand to hit 9Bt by 2019

The report noted that despite China's efforts to moderate its coal consumption, it will still account


15 DEC 2014