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Regulatory Uncertainty Plagues Indonesia’s Mining Sector Again
Wednesday, June 03, 2015
One of the weak points of Indonesia, one that seriously hurts the country‚Äôs investment climate as well as foreign confidence, is regulatory uncertainty. In 2009 the government of Indonesia introduced Law No. 4/2009 on Mineral and Coal Mining (New Mining Law) which caused a shock in Indonesia‚Äôs natural resources sector read more »
Australia’s Prime Minister Abbott backs iron ore probe into BHP, Rio
Friday, May 15, 2015
Australia‚Äôs Prime Minister Tony Abbott has backed a special parliamentary inquiry into the country‚Äôs iron ore industry, saying it was important to discover whether BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have behaved in a "predatory" way, severely affecting the economy. read more »
Canadian miners step up efforts to prevent tailings dam failures
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Seven months after the equivalent of 2,000 Olympic swimming pools from a collapsed tailings dam were dumped into lively waterways in Canada‚Äôs British Columbia, the country‚Äôs mining association (MAC) is getting serious on safety. read more »
From the West: Innovation helps mineral exploration
Friday, January 16, 2015
The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia‚Äôs (AME BC) members in the B.C. mineral exploration community are leaders in project discovery, capitalization and development. read more »
Papua New Guinea new mining law takes away Rio’s subsidiary rights
Monday, August 11, 2014
Papua New Guinea‚Äôs autonomous region of Bougainville passed Friday a new mining bill that strips significant rights from Rio Tinto‚Äôs (LON, ASX:RIO) subsidiary Bougainville Copper Limited (ASX:BOC). read more »

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