New report identifies 231 existing copper projects with potential output of nearly 13m tonnes which will more than make up for long-term mine depletion.
But the fund warned that only further tightening of fiscal and monetary polices would contain the country's large deficits.
The main point of contention is the fact that mining companies believe that once they reached a 26% black ownership, they effectively complied, no matter where the percentage is at now.
Rio Tinto and Mongolia have made a breakthrough in a tax dispute that has been among issues stalling development of the $6.5 billion Oyu Tolgoi copper mine, according to an official familiar with the government's position.
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Vancouver-based company contradicts earlier Bloomberg report saying it is in talks with Chile's Antofagasta about combining copper assets.
The mining giant has also asked for local laws to be flexible enough to keep pace with other countries.
Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) has expanded its operations in the western United States with the purchase on Friday of Revett Minerals (TSX:RVM) in an all-stock deal worth $20 million.
Zambian government rethinking steep royalty hikes that went into effect on January 1.
Copper down nearly 2% as torrential downpour that shut many of the country's biggest mines is not expected to impact oversupplied market.
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The country's Chamber of Mines says the new code would send the mining industry back by at least 10 years.
The company said the suspension of operation at the copper is momentary, as northern Chile is being hit by torrential rain and snow.
Until Mick Davis pulls the trigger on X2's $5.6 billion, wishful thinking and unhealthy skepticism will pervade talk around private equity and mining.
The broad bottom is in – and well settled in, seemingly, with at least another summer of sideways markets ahead. But time isn't a bad thing.
At the end of January, the company announced it was placing the mine in care and maintenance, citing a commodity price crash, and earlier this month was forced to seek creditor protection.
Investment bank cuts 2015 nickel price forecast by 19%, while copper price estimate is slashed as market moves into oversupply.
The copper and gold miner will pay a dividend of 5 cents.
Following a $75m national mineral survey, Uganda has proposed a wide range of tax breaks ahead of a planned mining and exploration licensing round.
A new study shows the costs of mining for the red metal have steadily declined over the past three years.
The country's Environmental Court handed Monday a major victory to Barrick’s besieged Pascua-Lama gold, copper and silver project, straddling the border with Argentina.
They have given the expression "where there's muck there's brass" a whole new meaning.
Zijn's main interest in Ivanhoe seems to be the Kamoa copper project.
There are a number of challenges South32 is likely to face, including potential Black Economic Empowerment ownership concessions and power price hikes.
The regulation forces mining companies to consider the possibility of a tailings disaster and evaluate the environmental, health, social and economic impacts of an accident.
The copper price recovered from a one-month low on Wednesday to gain 3% on Thursday, as the metal markets reacted to a dovish Fed statement and news out of Indonesia that production has stopped at the Grasberg mine.
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