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    1. December 22, 2014

      The geopolitical game in the Arctic heats up

      Ever since a Russian submarine planted its country’s national flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole seven years ago,...

    2. November 30, 2014

      The oil price will set the test for Putin’s resource nationalism

      During his time in the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin has drawn on two potent sources of political strength: high oil prices, which...

    1. October 13, 2014

      Morales wins third presidential term in Bolivia

      Evo Morales won a third term as Bolivian president by a landslide on Sunday, according to exit polls, cementing his...

    2. September 22, 2014

      Rio and Mongolia close the gap in copper dispute

      The Rio Tinto-controlled company behind the Oyu Tolgoi copper project on Monday concluded a feasibility study for a $5bn...

    3. July 1, 2014

      Newmont subsidiary calls for arbitration over mineral export limits

      The local subsidiary of US mining group Newmont has filed for international arbitration against the government of Indonesia...

    4. May 1, 2014

      Vale/Rio Tinto: Simandou blues

      A visit to the Conakry Novotel will have an extra special frisson from now on, that’s for sure. Rio Tinto, the world’s...

    5. February 2, 2014

      Bolivia ordered to pay UK power company $41m over nationalised assets

      Bolivia must pay $41m in compensation to UK-based power generator Rurelec for the nationalisation of its assets after an...

    6. January 14, 2014

      Gold mining: Squandered opportunity

      In the vast open pit at Goldstrike, electric shovels 20 metres tall crunch easily through the rock of northern Nevada. Three...

    7. December 15, 2013

      Pemex: not dead yet

      A member of Mexico’s parliament stripped to his underwear last week as he vented his opposition to the government’s energy...

    8. August 18, 2013

      Not all forms of resource nationalism are alike

      When Lázaro Cárdenas, Mexico’s most revered president, took the then revolutionary step of nationalising Mexico’s oil...

    9. June 27, 2013

      Industry asked to curb peak power use

      National Grid has called on companies to consider curbing their electricity use between 4pm and 8pm on winter workdays next...

    10. June 14, 2013

      World energy: where it’s at

      If the centre of world energy moved out of the Middle East, there would be sighs of relief in many places. The headline...

    11. May 10, 2013

      Heart of darkness inside the Congo

      Mineral deposits ought to be a blessing for the country in which they are found. More often they are a curse. When citizens...

    12. April 14, 2013

      Commodities: Tougher times for trading titans

      If you want to raise $10bn quickly, you need to know who to call. When Igor Sechin, chairman of Rosneft, decided to buy...

    13. March 19, 2013

      Mosaic to invest $1bn in Saudi joint venture

      Mosaic, the US fertiliser company, will invest up to $1bn in a joint venture with two Saudi Arabian companies to produce...

    14. March 17, 2013

      Sovereign fund invests £100m in Greenko

      A Singaporean sovereign wealth fund has invested £100m in Greenko, in a move that will expand the Aim-quoted clean energy...

    15. March 10, 2013

      China miners: who’s the daddy?

      For all its riches, China has a problem that money cannot solve: its reliance on the world’s biggest miners to meet its...

    16. January 31, 2013

      Rio says Mongolia mine remains on track

      Rio Tinto said it remained on track to start production by the middle of the year at its giant copper-gold mine in Mongolia,...

    17. August 17, 2012

      South African mining – crucial moment

      The platinum industry was already in trouble before this week’s tragic events in South Africa. It is beset by overcapacity,...

    18. July 20, 2012

      The Long View: a diet of hard truths

      There is a kind of honesty in commodity markets. They tend to turn a mirror to the state of the economy rather more directly...

    19. June 15, 2012

      The turning tide of resource nationalism

      The resource nationalism tide that has scared energy, mining and agribusiness executives around the world over the last...

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