Vedanta charges ahead in India

London-listed Vedanta Resources has yet again fallen foul of Indian law.  Its Sesa Goa subsidiary is finally to be prosecuted for alleged fraud connected with iron ore trading. Meanwhile, residents in Goa itself accuse Vedanta of seeking to build a new pig iron...

London Calling muses on the future of Mining's Giants

Two of the world’s three biggest mining companies – BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto – are currently “dialing down their risks and the pace of their previous dash for growth”. This is in order that they can “adjust to the evolving near to...

No to CoAL!

Video from Water Open Day The London-listed mining corporation Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) continues to push forward with plans to open a coking coal mine in the Venda region of South Africa. A recent meeting between the the company and the community was termed a...

Rio returns to PNG

RIO Tinto has joined the growing ranks of major miners lured to Papua New Guinea. It did not make any grand announcements on the matter but has picked up at least three tenements. See http://www.pngindustrynews.net/storyview.asp?storyid=8682927&sectionsource=s0....