‘Blood-free’ minerals scheme must be binding – EU lawmakers

EU is a big market for gold, tin, tantalum, tungsten.

Zambia sets mining royalties at 9% – presidency source

For both open-pit and underground mines.

Looming India uranium deal huge for Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s premier Brad Wall was asked to comment on a possible deal by Cameco to sell uranium to India.

NUM, Gold Fields agree to 21% wage increase

To come into effect on April 1.

Roger Baxter to take over as South Africa’s Chamber of Mines CEO

Mining narrative to remain unchanged as Baxter promises to build on the foundation set by his predecessors.

Zambia to announce decision on mineral royalties on April 13

Zambian government likely to return to a two-tiered system.

Kyrgyzstan no longer wants Centerra gold mine JV

Prime minister believes a joint venture is no longer in the country’s interests.

Quebec scales back plan to develop resource-rich north

Investor interest has waned due to weak commodity prices, particularly for iron ore.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe defends mine ownership plan

Says investors must pay for exploiting Africa’s mineral wealth.

Will she, won’t she? Yellen, interest rates and gold

Speculation on if and when the FOMC will recommend the start of US interest rate rises continues to move gold up and down.

NUM pushes out gold, coal wage talks to May

The union will hold off submitting wage demands until the end of April.

Australia treasurer would block Glencore-Rio merger

Treasurer Joe Hockey’s office declined to confirm the comments.

Revolt rocks Burkina Faso mines after president flees

Attacks on the mines mirror public resentment against president Blaise Compaore who fled the country in October.

Burkina Faso condemns kidnapping at manganese mine

Condemns the abduction of a security official with Romanian citizenship at the mine in the country’s north.

Russian industrial giant looks to Africa to boost exports

Rostec is on track to build a $4bn oil refinery in Uganda and a $3bn platinum project in Zimbabwe.

Turkey trade gap narrows as gold limits drop in exports

Trade gap shrank to $4.66 billion last month from $5.2 billion a year ago.

SA to disclose results of mining charter review

Companies not in compliance could lose permits, mining rights.

Southern Copper to use ‘greatest efforts’ to build Peru mine

Farmers concerned that the mine will pollute local waters marched this week in the Tambo Valley.

Home is where the mine is

Gold miners put workers’ accommodation high on the agenda.
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