Tag: Esperança Bias

Mining & Resources

Transport issues kill Rio’s Mozambique dream

Rio Tinto has fessed up, acknowledging for the first time yesterday it is selling its Mozambican coal assets for the bargain-basement price of $50m. Rio’s planned exit from Mozambique was first flagged by Inside Coal in December so the only real surprise was the price. As one industry observer remarked: “$50m is less than salvage…

6 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: The Hon Dr. Esperança Bias

The Honourable Dr. Esperança Bias is the Minister for Mineral Resources of Mozambique.  She has been in this role since 2005, and prior to that, she was the Deputy Minister for the Mineral Resources and Energy of Mozambique for five years.  She graduated with a degree in Economics from the Eduardo Mondlane University in Mozambique…

29 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights