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Burkina's new code signals end to tax break

West Africa country's new mining code good news for development, perhaps less so for miners' profits


30 JUN 2015

McKinsey to design 20-year Kenya plan

The US consultancy group will help map out the future of Kenya's mining industry


29 JUN 2015

UK warns of growing 'geopolitical risk'

British official tells conference miners in Africa face unprecedented challenges

Events Coverage

25 JUN 2015

Africa mining between a rock and a hard place

Kroll's Andrew Sekandi looks at Africa's shifting political landscape and what it could mean for miners


24 JUN 2015

Canada approves Paladin uranium control

Australian uranium producer wins support for foreign ownership

North America

23 JUN 2015

Resolution copper project hits new snag

Local politician pushes to have land swap deal overturned

North America

22 JUN 2015

Australians subsidise foreign miners

Northern Territory bankrolls explorers in bid for mineral riches


18 JUN 2015

PNG PM maintains growth narrative

Peter O'Neill says political and economic steadiness vital to wooing European investors


18 JUN 2015

Indonesia drops Churchill fraud claim

Two parties still involved in legal battle over mine ownership


09 JUN 2015

Setback for Maine mining

State legislature rejects revision that would have opened the door slightly to mining


08 JUN 2015

Argentina election can't come soon enough

Country looking for faster reform from Fernández de Kirchner's successor

Suriname's Bouterse poised for re-election

Desi Bouterse's expected re-election may not spell good news for Suriname's fledgling mining industry

Trans-Tasman makes fresh NZ offshore mining bid

Green Party calls in response for complete ban on all deep-sea mining


02 JUN 2015

Japanese target African mining

Land of the rising sun aims to accelerate plans to invest in the continent's resources


01 JUN 2015

Norway oil fund to divest from coal

Analysts, green groups note double standard in latest announcement

Europe/Middle East

29 MAY 2015

WA handout boosts Atlas Iron

Iron ore producer gets financial injection from state government


25 MAY 2015