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Alkane Fires On Gold Revenue And Zirconia/Rare Earth Promise
Ian Chalmers

Alkane Fires On Gold Revenue And Zirconia/Rare Earth Promise

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By Our Man in Oz If asked to name the best performing mining stocks since the start of the year it’s a fair bet that not many investors would nominate Australian-listed Alkane Resources. But that would be an interesting oversight, given its 64 per cent price rise over the past 30 trading days. Several factors…

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia
The ASX

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia

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By Our Man in Oz Minews. Good morning Australia. Last week’s strong profit result from Rio Tinto seems have woken your mining market with a jolt on Friday. Oz. It certainly did, though the reaction to Rio Tinto’s generous treatment of shareholders was largely confined to it and fellow big boy, BHP Billiton. Without Rio…

Indaba Day 4: A Superstar Speaks
Graca Machel and Anthony Hodge

Indaba Day 4: A Superstar Speaks

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By Mark Nunn of CSR21.org The fourth and last day of Mining Indaba 2015 was the dedicated Sustainable Mining Day. It’s always the last day, isn’t it? But still: Auditorium 2, a sizeable enough space, was packed – far busier than it’d been at any point throughout the week. Perhaps it was the money men…

Taipan Resources seeks US$10 million in damages from Afren
Taipan in Kenya

Taipan Resources seeks US$10 million in damages from Afren

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By Amy McLellan Shareholders in Taipan Resources may be keeping a close eye on Block 2B in Kenya, where the TSX Venture-quoted company has a material 30 per cent stake in a potential basin-opening wildcat, but this week also brought news of its Block 1 project. Unfortunately, this news was not so encouraging, with the…

Indaba Day 2: The IFC Won’t Invest In Any Project Which Doesn’t Have CSR And, For Good Financial Reasons, Nor Should You
The Panel

Indaba Day 2: The IFC Won’t Invest In Any Project Which Doesn’t Have CSR And, For Good Financial Reasons, Nor Should You

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By Mark Nunn of CSR21.org With the talks at Indaba today offering little for CSR aficionados, we drifted up the hill so somewhere more pleasant, to wander a while amongst the bougainvillea and look down on the chaos of the town. Behind the flowers and the Cape Dutch gables, though, sat something steely. A tightly…