About 100 members of Jaringan Aktivis Alam Sekitar Perak JAASP, an environmental non governmental organization, staged a demonstration against the operation of an iron ore processing company, Vale SA, in Teluk Rubiah, Seri Manjung near here.
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The United States should take a cue from Canada when it comes to speeding up the environmental approval of mining and energy projects.
David Murray, the man charged with running the Future Fund for the past six years has used his last day in the job to lambast the carbon tax, labelling it the "worst" economic initiative he has seen.
Long term uranium market fundamentals remain strong, despite worries over what Japan will do with 53 of its 54 nuclear reactors, which are currently rest shut down for maintenance or safety reviews, says Australian research group, Resource Capital Research (RCR).
The move will allow the London-listed miner to sell non-contracted iron ore directly into China through the electronic trading platform.
Chinese copper-gold giant Zijin Mining Group is on the move again with plans for more acquisitions.
Australia's mining boom is just the "first taste" of Asia's ascendancy, Treasurer Wayne Swan said yesterday, with the region's new prosperity expected to transform the global economy.
The Indian government has said it will review the tax on unbranded gold proposed in the latest union budget bust said there would be no backing down from the increase in import duties
Japan, the world’s main importer of rare earths, has requested international assistance for alternatives, conservation, diversification and recycling and to continue dialogue with China to secure stable global supply
Canadian-based Angkor Gold Corp. (TSXV: ANK) announced today it has deployed a three diamond drill at its Katieng prospect. Drilling is set to commence on geochemical targets at the property. After Angkor completes the Katieng program, the rig will be moved to either its Kunmum prospect or Oyadao tenement.
India's polished diamond trade saw a sharp decline in February following the imposition of a2% import duty by the Indian government on polished diamond imports on January 17, 2012.
Canada-based gold producer Centerra Gold Inc. (TSX:CG) announced today that increased ice movement in the southeast section of the pit will delay scheduled access to the high grade SB zone. Preliminary engineering analysis now indicates production of 390,000 to 410,000 ounces of gold in 2012 at its Kumtor mine, rather than between 575,000 and 625,000 ounces as previously forecast. The revised production profile will continue to be weighted to the fourth quarter.
Canadian health products provider Nordion was the target of criticism at a major nuclear security summit in South Korea due to the company’s deal with Russia that entitles it to sell medical isotopes made with weapons-grade uranium for the next eight years.
Most Chinese takeovers in the resource sector do not pose a threat to national security, says the author of a new report on Chinese investment in Canada.
In January last year local radio broadcaster Gerry Ortega, who fought hard for a ban on mining on Palawan was slain and now the Philippines' Department of Justice asked for murder charges to be filed against former Palawan Governor Joel Reyes and four others in connection with his death.
Japan and Canada have formally agreed to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) to eliminate import tariffs on most products and cooperate on developing energy resources, including natural gas and minerals, reports Platts.
Nautilus Minerals Inc. shares were up almost 24% this morning (TSX:NUS), after the company released solid year end results with, narrowing its full-year loss in 2011 to US$34 million.
Nick Holland of CEO Gold Fields said on Monday the company has plonked $63 million on a second gold-copper project in the Philippines. The globe's fourth-largest gold miner also announced it is suspending drilling in Mali, Africa's third largest gold producer following a military coup.
Canadian-based gold producer Monument Mining Limited (TSX-V: MMY) informed it busted a gold stealing syndicate at the Selinsing Gold Mine in Malaysia.
HSBC has hired three analysts from Samsung Securities, including industry veteran Simon Francis, to expand its metals and mining research team, as the global bank seeks to develop its research coverage across high-growth sectors.
As many as 180 proposals of Coal India (CIL) are awaiting forestry clearance from the Centre and state governments, Parliament was informed today.
A masterclass looking at the whole process of developing a mining project - from initial studies and designs through to operations and management – is being organised and led by Wardell Armstrong International at this year’s Minex forum from 17 to 19 April in Astana, Kazakhstan.
A legal clash between Brazilian mining giant Vale (NYX:VALE) and Australia's Aquila Resources (ASX: AQA) has taken a step towards resolution this morning after the companies announced they’ve reached an agreement on coal shipments from their co-owned Isaac Plains mine in Queensland.
In its annual ranking of countries in terms of political risks for mining investment, the mineral industry advisory firm Behre Dolbear, has ranked Australia, Canada, Chile, Brazil and Mexico as the top five nations in which to locate mining projects.
Australian miners are setting up in remote outback areas in a land enjoying a resources boom - Chile.