By: Henry Lazenby
A new study has found that the cost to explore and build new mines is as much as 2.5 times higher in northern Canada, mainly as a result of a lack of critical infrastructure. The study, titled ‘Levelling the Playing Field’, found that the cost of mineral exploration and building and operating... →
By: Mia Breytenbach
Tanzania’s mining sector has suffered in recent years, owing to “an unpleasant cocktail” of escalating production costs, a subdued gold price, fiscal and regulatory uncertainty, and power shortages in the country’s north-west, says strategy and communications consultancy africapractice Tanzania... →
By: Terence Creamer
Energy and chemicals group Sasol says the gas discoveries in the north of Mozambique are large enough to support significant additional “gas monetisation” options over-and-above the liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities currently being considered.
There have been significant gas discoveries... →
By: Mariaan Webb
In Ontario’s Far North, the mineral reserve dubbed the Ring of Fire has been hailed as one of the most promising mineral developments in the province in almost a century, with the largest deposit of chromite ever discovered in North America. This discovery has potential for decades, possibly a... →
By: Esmarie Swanepoel
ASX-listed Central Petroleum has signed a deal with independent oil and gas explorer Magellan Petroleum to acquire its onshore Australian assets for A$35-million.
The assets include the Palm Valley and Dingo fields, near Alice Springs, as well as in-place compression, processing and... →
By: Henry Lazenby
The Liberal Ontario government has created a new Northern Ontario Cabinet committee, chaired by Thunder Bay - Atikokan Member of Provincial Parliament Bill Mauro, to address the needs of Northern Ontario.
During the first meeting of the Ontario government in the north of the province since 1995,... →
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