Posted on March 12, 2013
Chilean miner Antofagasta gains after higher than expected payout to shareholders while Kazakhstan miner Kazakhmys recovers ground.
Posted on September 2, 2012
Is the great gold rush over? The price of the precious metal has soared over the last decade, jumping from below $300 (£189) in 2001 to peak at $1,920 (£1,211) in September 2011. But, since then, it has fallen to around $1,660 (£1,047) defying predictions – and the hopes of speculators – that it would continue to hit new peaks during the ongoing financial turmoil.
Posted on July 5, 2012
Vedanta, Rio Tinto, Anglo American and Kazakhmys all enter top ten risers after People's Bank of China tries to encourage spending.
Posted on June 10, 2012
Returning multinationals create mining boom in once-war ravaged country synonymous with brutality and child soldiers Lying in Sierra Leone's mineral-rich eastern belt, the Koidu Holdings diamond mine and others like it were once at the heart of the…
Posted on December 17, 2011
Conflict diamonds are to be used to fund a new campaign of violence by President Robert Mugabe's regime against his political opponents in Zimbabwe as elections loom.
Posted on October 27, 2011
were not ready to vote on approving the directive, which would assign fuel from Canada's highly polluting oil sands a high default greenhouse gas value, reflecting the environmental damage it causes. The diplomat said that "there was a request shared by
Posted on September 28, 2011
Five miners have now been killed in coal mines in the past month raising concern about safety standards in pits. Polly Curtis examines how dangerous the modern coal industry is. Email your views to email@example.com or contact her on Twitter
Posted on August 5, 2011
The Guardian has an amusing story about allegations that oil company lobbyists have set up fake Twitter accounts in support of Keystone XL. Here's an example of one Tweet: "If you like pizza you should also like #keystonexl and the sweet #oilsands it benefits #nebraska." Mmm, oil sands pizza! I'm sold. Thanks, oil lobby astroturfers!
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