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In another expression of a new welcoming approach to the mining sector, the Kyrgyz Republic has followed up its resolution of years of disputation with Kumtor mine owner Centerra by opening the way for development by Chaarat Gold Holdings.

Processing technology specialist Alexander Mining joins Australian R&D partnership to study potential leaching breakthrough for vanadium

West Australian gold producers warn that a 50% hike in gold royalties will jeopardise employment, exploration and growth in a mining sector just beginning to emerge from a crippling downturn. John Feary reports

The Australian resources industry has finally got its wish - a chance to follow a Canadian-style tax incentive scheme to reverse the long decline in greenfield mineral exploration.

Less than a year after a 15-day power outage caused by massive storm damage cost it millions of dollars in delayed production, OZ Minerals has been given another reminder of the vulnerability of its Prominent Hill copper and gold mine in the remote north of South Australia after BHP threatened to terminate a grid power supply agreement between the companies.

Indonesia and Freeport-McMoRan have moved closer to a ground-breaking, mining industry affecting agreement to guarantee the future of the giant Grasberg copper/gold mine

Despite a rain-hit Q3 17, Australian gold prodn rose 2.5% to 299t in FY17, worth $16B.

More Australian exploration companies are following the lead of Canadian explorer Novo Resources - and a flood of fossickers wielding metal detectors - to join the search for a 'new Witwatersrand' in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Shanta Gold maintains its long-term commitment to Tanzania despite mining law changes that have increased costs at its New Luika gold mine and led it to terminate its proposed merger with Helio Resource Corp.

China Hanking's new Australian investment unit devotes a portion of its takings from the sale of the Southern Cross gold mine to take a cornerstone position backing Corazon Mining and its unique Mt Gilmore high-grade cobalt project. John Feary reports


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