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LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

MPRDA Amendment Bill announcement imminent - Ramatlhodi Video Available

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Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi said on Friday, during a visit to the Electra Mining Africa Exhibition, that he had met with President Jacob Zuma concerning the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act Amendment Bill and was...
19th September 2014
 
 
Legislative Environment

Canada tackles EA bureaucracy

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GREAT EXPECTATIONS In the next five to ten years, the global mining community might regard Canada as a country with a highly efficient mining licensing system Canada’s mining industry is governed by both federal and provincial levels of government, and significant efforts have been undertaken by industry stakeholders in the past three years to reduce the bureaucratic overlaps that have plagued...
19th September 2014
 
 
Mining & Development

How Peru seeks to ensure mining helps local communities

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South Africans are displaying increasing interest in the manner in which Peru, another leading mining country, is managing its mining sector and in particular ensuring that the industry contributes to the socioeconomic development of the...
19th September 2014
 
 
GOLD

Gold industry at a crossroads, return to fundamentals essential for capital

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The gold industry needed to make money once more, and return to fundamentals if it was to succeed in competing with the gold exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for coveted capital, the world’s seventh-largest gold producer by output said on Thursday....
18th September 2014
 
 
COAL

Colorado’s coal mining industry in dire straits as EPA rules tighten noose

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Colorado has been blessed with a bounty of minerals that has historically played a critical role in ensuring the state’s economic success; however, new legislative measures has cast doubt over the future stability of the region’s coal mining...
18th September 2014
 
 
COPPER/GOLD

Newmont to restart Indonesia ops in 6 to 8 weeks after new permit

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Batu Hijau, Indonesia Senior gold producer Newmont on Tuesday morning reported that it expected to restart its shuttered Batu Hijau copper mine, in Indonesia, within six to eight weeks of receiving a permit. Speaking at the Denver Gold Forum, CEO Gary Goldberg said...
16th September 2014
 
 
PRECIOUS METALS

Eskom passing its pressures on to gold producers – Pan African Video Available

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Pan African CEO Ron Holding State electricity utility Eskom is passing its power-interruption pressures on to midtier gold producers like Pan African Resources, which lost 11 days to both planned and unplanned Eskom power outages in the 12 months to June 30. “Eskom is...
16th September 2014
 
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

China plans minimum output for lead and zinc mines in draft law

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China is planning to issue minimum production requirements and energy consumption limits on the country's lead and zinc mines in a bid to speed up consolidation in the sector, according to a draft law that has been released to seek public...
12th September 2014
 
 
 
 
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