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Cub Energy is extremely unhappy with amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine concerning gas royalties
Cub is focused on Ukraine

Cub Energy is extremely unhappy with amendments to the Tax Code of Ukraine concerning gas royalties

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By Stewart Dalby When we last wrote about TSX-Venture listed Cub Energy in the middle of November last year we reported that Cub Chairman and CEO Mikhail Afendikov said the company intended to keep “truckin” on in Ukraine, where it is focused, despite concerns about continued operations in that troubled country. At that point the…

Kibaran Resources Presses Ahead At Merelani
Merelani

Kibaran Resources Presses Ahead At Merelani

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By Alastair Ford The Merelani graphite project in Tanzania isn’t exactly new. It was discovered several decades ago on a site not far from the town of Arusha in the north of the country and within sight of Mount Kilimanjiro. But graphite markets have been fickle over the years, and although it was briefly mined,…

Central Asia Metals Beats Targets Yet Again
Copper cathode from Kounrad

Central Asia Metals Beats Targets Yet Again

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Central Asia Metals has continued the strong run of results it initiated in 2012, reporting record annual copper production for the year to December 2014 of 11,136 tonnes. That represents a six per cent increase year-on-year and a significant percentage increase on the nameplate capacity of the company’s Kounrad operation in Kazakhstan, which was originally…

Tangiers Petroleum starts a new life by acquiring some highly prospective acreage in Alaska
Tangiers moves to Alaska

Tangiers Petroleum starts a new life by acquiring some highly prospective acreage in Alaska

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By Stewart Dalby Is there corporate life after death? You might conclude, after the recent experience of ASX and AIM-listed Tangiers Petroleum, that there is. I exaggerate. Tangiers did not die, but following the news last August that the Tao-1 exploration well on the Tarfaya block offshore Morocco was a duster, the company was in…

Canada’s Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ready For The Next Step In Namibian Upstream Search
Eco Atlantic's core business is in Namibia

Canada’s Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ready For The Next Step In Namibian Upstream Search

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By Martin Clark Canadian junior Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas is advancing its Namibian projects nicely, after a year of progress in the field and in the boardroom. The company, which is listed on the TSX Venture market, holds four petroleum licenses in the south-west African country, three offshore in the Walvis Basin area, and…

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, your gold stocks seem to have had a good week. Oz. It’s more a case of a good two weeks to best see the recent performance of ASX-listed gold producers with last week’s 11.9 per cent rise in the gold index coming on top of a…

Trends In Executive Pay In The Mining Sector

Trends In Executive Pay In The Mining Sector

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By Alastair Ford Before the boom got underway in the early part of the last decade it was a truism that any junior mining company chief executive paying himself or herself more than £50,000 per year was taking shareholders for a ride. Then the boom came along and everybody was making so much money in…