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MINING: The world's largest commodities trader is under investigation on bribery allegations

  • Date: 05-12-19
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Markets Insider

The world's largest commodities trader is the focus of a bribery investigation. Glencore announced on Thursday that the UK's Serious Fraud Office had opened the investigation. The company said in the statement that it intended to cooperate, but a representative declined to provide any additional comment.

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MINING: Friedland says Congo now more attractive than Chile for copper mines

  • Date: 26-11-19
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Mining.com

Chile’s worst civil unrest in decades means the Democratic Republic of Congo is a more attractive proposition for mining investment, according to billionaire Robert Friedland.

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MINING: Amplats called upon to embark on a ‘genuine audit exercise’

  • Date: 07-10-19
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Daily Maverick

Business Maverick recently published an article about Anglo American Platinum undertaking a so-called independent audit of its Unki operation in Zimbabwe. The audit is being undertaken with the use of the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (Irma) based in Canada, a multi-stakeholder group.

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MINING: Pressure must be applied to force platinum mining to go green, conference hears

  • Date: 01-08-19
  • Category: MINING
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The need for pressure to be applied to the platinum mining industry to go “green” was expressed at Nedbank CIB Mark Research's recent conference on fuel cells in Cape Town.

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