Indonesia appears to have only modest proven amounts of the v valuable minerals, but much of what it does have is locked away in the rock waste, or tailings, left over from centuries of tin mining on the islands of Bangka and Belitung, south of Singapore.
US mining giant’s planned divestment in world’s largest gold and second largest copper mine threatens to become ensnared in election politics By John McBeth If the difficult talks between the Indonesian government […]
Australia enjoys new mining growth with rising demand for the light metal used in many ‘next generation’ technologies By Lachlan Colquhoun Australia is on the cusp of a new commodities boom […]
Indonesia and the US miner have made progress in behind-the-scenes negotiations to end an impasse over the future of the world’s most profitable mine By John McBeth After painting themselves into a […]
US miner Freeport McMoran’s dispute with the government could intensify as workers lose jobs and top US politicians take special interest in the case By John McBeth During a recent presentation to […]