Colombian court kills recently passed mining laws

…to give Congress time to draft and approve a replacement bill. This will affect, among others, London-listed Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, Greystar, Rio Tinto and Xstrata. See….

How a Colombian city united against gold greed

Greystar Resources it couldn’t operate an open-pit gold mine in an ecologically sensitive region. Now, however, the Canadian (and London-listed) company claims it could mitigate any risks by going underground…