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Questions over tycoon's Congo mines role
ENRC last year paid $175m to various companies associated with him for the Kolwezi mine - confiscated by Congo from Canadian miner First Quantum only months before - thereby gaining access to Congo's mineral reserves. The companies in January ...
Scratching the surface: Are Zambians about to get their dues from foreign miners?
Canada's First Quantum has said it may spend US$1.9bn on its Trident and Kansanshi mines in Zambia after losing the Kolwezi copper project in Congo in a 2009 rights battle with the government.
Ranking Canada's top 1000 public companies by profit
The Top 1000 rankings in ROB Magazine and this website only provide a limited snapshot of data for the top 1000 companies in Canada.
Five African 'boom towns' that should be on every investor's radar
Solwezi has seen significant growth in recent years, driven by copper and nickel mines, which are run by First Quantum and Barrick Gold.
The Discovery of Metals
Since man first discovered copper (Around 9000BC), a naturally occurring, relatively pure metal, native to many countries, the study and knowledge of metallurgy has been fundamental to the way humans have lived.
Only Five Rare Earth Elements Matter: Jack Lifton
These are the first two major hard-rock REE deposits that look like they're going into production. There are ... There's also significant dysprosium at Hastings Rare Metals Ltd. (HAS:ASX) and Northern Minerals (NTU:ASX) in Australia, but these are ...
Panguite - New Mineral Found in a Meteorite
Minerals are vitally important to everyone in all walks of life. The human race simply could not survive and prosper without them - a fact that the majority of us do not really think about or appreciate.
Oldest confirmed cave art is a single red dot
But many other pieces of cave art have never been dated. Standard radiocarbon dating only works when paintings were made using organic material like charcoal.
Opening a bank in Somalia? Not a crazy idea, says businessman
One of them is businessman Liban Abdi Egal, the founder and chairman of First Somali Bank, a new commercial bank, which began operations in Mogadishu in May 2012.
How does dolomite form?
It was first described scientifically in the 18th century. But who would have thought that the formation of this mineral is still not fully understood, although geologists are aware of large deposits of directly formed (primary) dolomite from the past ...