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While other mining sectors are adopting mechanisation, costs and geology mean that recovering platinum is still a slow, manual process. Clara Ferreira-Marques and Sherilee Lakmidas report

State Reserves Bureau calling tenders for 300,000t aluminium, 50,000t zinc. Polly Yam reports

Poll result rests on contest between opening up to foreign investment or a return to its rural roots. Alistair Scrutton reports

WEEKEND READS: China considering Glencore position in copper concentrates, eyes increased production of refined copper. Clara Ferreira-Marques reports

WEEKEND READS: From war machine to minesite workhorse, unmanned aerial vehicles are taking their place as exploration and minesite tools. Allison Martell reports

MINE Invest: ‘Contrarian’ investor sticks with gold hedging thesis. Svea Herbst-Bayliss reports

Accusations of price manipulation in the iron ore market are not supported by China’s own data. Clyde Russell reports

“I will not leave this land” – Mozambican tribal queen takes on Rio Tinto over coal project.

Be it ever so humble, there’s nothing quite like a fireside with the mining entrepreneur, as long as you are ready for the Ivanplats promo. Euan Rocha and Rod Nickel report.

Foreign investment scheme aims to cement Canada’s global mining leadership

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Insights and analysis from leading industry commentators