Fiji Sun Landmark move as 80pc of mining royalties now destined for resource owners and Govt keeps 20pc. The landmark move to give landown­ers 80 per cent of mining royalties is a major boost to the recipients. It’s the first time they...
Reuters * Indonesia exported 8,637,595 tonnes of nickel ore up to March 31, 2018 since its ore export policy was revised in January 2017, data from the mining ministry showed. * Indonesia’s bauxite exports reached 2,634,455 tonnes over the same period,...
National Geographic By Gulnaz Khan Photographs by Andrea Frazzetta A thick veil of smoke erases the sky over Mount Ijen, the scent of burnt matches saturates the air. The noxious material that seeps from the bowels of East Java’s active volcano is incongruous with human...
Junior Mining Weekly K92 Mining Inc. has provided its second quarter financial results and has confirmed 2018 production guidance. For complete details of the unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements and associated management's discussion and analysis, please refer to the company's...
Kitco * Indonesia to buy Rio 40 pct interest in Grasberg mine * Freeport, Indonesia agreed in Aug to divestment plan * Indonesia to also buy Indocopper Investama stake in Grasberg By Wilda Asmarini Indonesia plans to acquire Rio Tinto's 40 percent participating interest...
Atimes Thirty-five years ago Australian geologist Mansur Geiger set off into the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where he spent the next month with Dayak tribesmen prospecting for gold and other minerals in a rugged jungle wilderness populated by orangutans, nine-meter-long...
Forbes Gold bulls have not had a year to smile about, despite geopolitical tension in the world, a U.S. President prone to erratic market moving tweets and the purported 'safe haven' status of the precious metal. According to Reuters data, COMEX gold...
Australia Financial Review A $US3 billion to $US4 billion bid for Rio Tinto's stake in the Grasberg copper and gold mine would accelerate the miner's likely capital returns and overall business simplification. That's the view of Macquarie analysts on Tuesday morning, following comments...
Mining-Technology Highlands Pacific and Canadian battery metals company Cobalt 27 Capital have entered into a streaming arrangement in connection with the $2.1bn Ramu nickel cobalt mine in Papua New Guinea. In operation for more than five years, the project comprises a...
Fiji Sun Vatukoula Gold Mines Limited has invested over $40 million to allow workers to dig deeper and further away from the existing infrastructure. “The richest parts which are closest to surface have been mined out in the last 18 years,”...

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