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Centerra digesting law prohibiting activities which affect glaciers
Friday, April 25, 2014
Centerra Gold says it is still unclear how a law prohibiting activities which affect glaciers will affect its operations. read more »
US Court of Appeals panel rules part of SEC conflict minerals disclosure rule unconstitutional
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
On April 14, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that, to the extent the SEC conflict mineral disclosure rule requires entities to disclose that any of their products have “not been determined to be DRC conflict free”, the rule violates the First Amendment to the US Constitution. The Court upheld the rule against all other challenges.  read more »
Bolivia to revise new mining law
Friday, April 11, 2014
Bolivian President Evo Morales and leaders of the National Federation of Mining Cooperatives have formed a commission to quickly redraft at least three controversial articles of a new mining law adopted late last month. read more »
Rio Tinto demands carbon capture progress, but doesn’t want to pay for it
Friday, March 21, 2014
Rio Tinto’s energy division chief, Harry Kenyon-Slaney, said Friday the current climate change policy debate is idealistic and too focused on renewable energy and has urged governments to investment more in clean technologies, such as carbon capture and storage (CCS). read more »
Côte d’Ivoire Adopts New Mining Code
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The Parliament of Côte d'Ivoire adopted a new mining code (the "New Code") on March 5, 2014. The New Code marks a strategic shift for the Ivorian Government as, presumably inspired by the success of neighboring countries such as Ghana and Burkina Faso, it attempts to diversify its agriculture-based economy and take advantage of its rich mineral endowment.  read more »

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