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.
President Jacob Zuma received on Tuesday the official report into the police killing of 34 South African miners in 2012, as rights groups demanded that its findings be quickly made public.
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.
Zijn's main interest in Ivanhoe seems to be the Kamoa copper project.
Up until recent years, the momentum associated with space exploration had more or less fizzled. While it would seem that rapid innovation is occurring in every other technology field worldwide, the hardware and business models used in space exploration have remained static aside from small, incremental improvements.
In this interview with The Mining Report, Richards discusses his outlook for oil, gold, vanadium, zinc and nickel, and profiles companies with projects that will see the light of day even in harsh price environments.
Spread your dollars amongst takeout candidates, major miners, and juniors with the best odds of outperforming when the markets start to move. Then wait.
Since Tommy regularly spends time with the sharpest minds of the natural resource sector (Lundin, Gisutra, Casey, etc.), we know how valuable his perspective is.
I am always optimistic in my views and look for the best outcome but I am not blinded by it.
The move makes of Capital Mining the first ASX-listed, Canada-based company to hold a stake in a licensed marijuana grower.
Namibia and Botswana top the latest mining investment attractiveness index for the continent and move into top 25 worldwide.
Anglo’s assets up for grabs include three mines and a smelter valued at $1 billion.
Kaiser believes the easiest way to bolster the sector, which exists to provide capital to find and develop new mines, is to abolish Accredited Investor Exemption rules that currently restrict non-rich people from giving money directly to the treasuries of these companies.
Neil Adshead is constantly scouring the field of junior exploration stocks as an analyst at Sprott Asset Management LP. I took advantage of his visit to our San Diego office to ask him a few questions.
Today the company announces the next strategic claim it is bringing to market – an approximately 39 square kilometer claim located 70-75 kilometers from Cusco and potentially the first gabbroic PGM claim in Peru or South America that includes platinum and palladium.
Zimbabwe National Army has won a bitter struggle with the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development for the control of a lucrative $4.8-billion platinum mine.
During a period of polarizing precious metals and industrial commodity pricing, Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott U.S. Holdings was kind enough to share a few comments—opining on global counterparty risk, resource capital markets, capitulation, and more.
Of 35 analysts polled by the London Bullion Market Association Ross Norman of Sharps Pixley is most bullish at $1,321, but 5 others see a dip below $1,000.
The technique, known as biomining, is already being tested here on Earth as a sustainable treatment of ores and mine waste.
The smart money is waiting for fire sale prices before jumping into metals and mining. Or worse; has simply lost interest in the sector.
Anglo American Platinum's production fell by 17% in the fourth quarter compared with a year ago due to a strike at its South African operation.
The firm became the first major mining company to openly accept the toll that slumping commodity prices are taking on the global industry.
The operations that may be added to the list of assets for sale are Dawson and Foxleigh, in Queensland.
The miner shed over 3.7% after two of its business divisions — Amplats and Kumba — warned they expected full-year earnings to shrink more than previously flagged.
Wall Street stalwart Marc Faber, also known as Dr Doom, has emerged as 2015's biggest gold bull saying confidence in central banks are about to collapse.
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