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  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Condé tests Steinmetz

This month, ministers in Conakry are due to announce a landmark decision on the future of the world's biggest iron ore reserves

  • Vol 54 No 8
  •  12th April 2013

Beny bites back

Beny Steinmetz, the Israeli mining magnate who has massive investments in Congo-Kinshasa and Guinea, is suing the public relations company FTI Consulting and its Europe Chairman, Lord Mark Malloch-Brown.

  • Vol 53 No 23
  •  16th November 2012

Dodging Dodd-Frank

Lobbyists failed to dilute the strong disclosure requirements that are now law in the USA but the transparency battle still rages in Europe

  • Vol 53 No 23
  •  16th November 2012

Opacity for all

In August, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission published its 236-page guide to the operation of Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which governs transparency for extractive companies and other m...

  • Vol 53 No 5
  •  2nd March 2012

The Glencore-Xstrata merger

Two of the world’s biggest mining and trading companies are joining forces to launch new ventures in West and South Africa

  • Vol 53 No 5
  •  2nd March 2012

Companies fight regulation

New US laws and planned European regulations are coming under fire from well-organised oil and mining lobbyists

  • Vol 53 No 4
  •  17th February 2012

The gamble for Simandou

Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale is keeping its operations under close review, after threatening to sell its investments in Guinea last month. After tough talks with its minority partner and President Alpha Condé’s government, Vale has for now pulled ba...

  • Vol 52 No 16
  •  5th August 2011

Mutatis mutandis

Mystery surrounds a sale by the state-owned Générale des Carrières et des Mines to a company linked to Dan Gertler, a close friend of President Joseph Kabila. Just three months before the elections, the deal is ringing alarm bells among opposition politic...

  • Vol 52 No 14
  •  8th July 2011

Condé drives a hard bargain

Before parliamentary elections in November, the government is rewriting the mining code and reviewing contracts

  • Vol 52 No 14
  •  8th July 2011

How honesty can cost jobs

Local officials and Western companies argue about new regulations on conflict minerals which they say could worsen economic hardship

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