Tag: Australian mining

Mining & Resources

Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources’ view on Mount Isa

In the lead-up to the 9th Annual Exploring and Mining the Isa Conference, we had the chance to speak to Mr Paul Williams, Managing Director of Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources about the developments of its projects in the Mount Isa region, and the company’s initiatives to engage with local stakeholders and the community. Mr Paul Williams shares…

2 Sep 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

BHP confirms demerger plans

Andrew Mackenzie, chief executive officer and Jac Nasser, chairman of BHP Billiton have shared their thoughts on why a demerger makes sense for the mining giant. BHP announced on Tuesday that it plans to launch a new, independent metals and mining company (currently known as ‘NewCo’) which will take ownership of all of BHP’s non-core…

25 Aug 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Tough mining industry could prompt shifts in strategy

The tough global mining industry is causing operators around the world to review and adjust their expectations, according to this year's 'Mine report' from consulting firm PwC. The 2014 Mine report reveals that the biggest mining companies from around the world collectively struggled last year, and in fact, 2013 was one of the worst years…

10 Jun 2014, by test test

Mining & Resources

Russia is no tough market for Western miners – Tigers Realm Coal explains why

It has become increasingly difficult for mining companies from the West to invest in new resources in Russia.  But Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) are breaking the mould and leading the way, after securing their funding for the Amaam coking coal development in Russia's far eastern province of Chukotka.  We had the chance to catch up…

16 Apr 2014, by test test