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Resource Nationalization: We’ve Seen This Story Before

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, May 12th, 2014. No comments yet
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Author: Douglas Morris Mark Twain once wrote “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” An article this week in the Financial Times reminds me of how resource nationalization in mining, when taken too far, tends to rhyme. The FT article, Indonesia’s gamble on ore export ban starts to hit home, discusses how the law […]

Oyu Tolgoi (Turquoise Hill) Begins Production

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, July 15th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the Mining and Power Industries teams, provides an update on the massive Oyu Tolgoi mining project in Mongolia. Rio Tinto announced last week that they have begun shipping copper concentrate from the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia. Oyu Tolgoi is a significant investment; some estimates put the total cost at […]

China’s Move into Gold

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, January 14th, 2013. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Douglas Morris looks at China’s growing interest in the acquisition of gold producing mines throughout the world. China’s interest in acquiring gold assets seems to be continuing as China National Gold recently looked at purchasing 74 percent of Barrick Gold’s African Barrick mine located in Tanzania. This deal did not go through, but the […]

Gold Prices Shine While Confidence in Gold Mining Operations Lags

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, September 10th, 2012. No comments yet
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Economic uncertainty and pressure on global currencies continue to impact the price of precious metals including gold. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo, a member of the metals and mining industry team, explores the performance of gold mining stocks and the role automation can play in restoring investor confidence. The price of gold price is on the […]

Can Colombia Attract Mining Investors?

Posted in Metals, Mining, Minerals on Monday, August 6th, 2012. One comment so far
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The economics for mining gold and other precious metals is in flux. Emerson’s Juan Carlos Bravo, a member of the metals and mining industry team, looks at its impact on the Latin American country of Colombia. Colombia is the world’s tenth-largest coal producer and it supplies 55% of the world’s emeralds. As reported in an […]