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A Phenomenal Year For Deals

2011 saw dramatic price fluctuations reflecting economic uncertainties in the major consuming countries but Africa, as an increasingly important supplier to the industrialised world, came up trumps.…

Namibia: Diamonds Bounce Back

Namibia, with its vast areas of desert, is highly dependent on mining, particularly of diamonds and also, more recently, on uranium.…

South Africa Feels The Pain Of Europe’s Hurting

The South African mining industry, for nearly a century and a half the nation’s economic mainstay, now looks at its future as a major industrial player through a different development lens.

Guest Column: Resource Nationalism Should Unite, Not Divide

Resource nationalism has become a much-discussed topic in the mining world of late, but while the debate has created a fair amount of heat, it has done less to shed light on how businesses and governments could work together.