Posts Tagged ‘mining’

Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that prompted the violence has been declared over. But the incident has morphed into a symbol of the growing chasm between those in the government, the mining companies, and […]

Bolivian government nationalizes Canadian owned mining firm after violent protest

The Bolivian government has taken over a Canadian mining firm’s assets and operation in the country following violent protests against the foreign company and kidnapping of its employees. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Australian billionare to build Titanic II

Eccentric Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer is reading to build the Titanic II, and sail its maiden voyage from England to New York buy the end of 2016. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Top court ruling mires mining in red tape

The decision to set aside the prospecting right of Genorah Resources, a shareholder in Nkwe Platinum, is disturbing news for the complex world of minerals legislation. View full post on Finance Stories

Potash Corporation Plans Buyback Of $2 Billion Stock

AHN News Staff Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (AHN) – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced Tuesday it will buy back $2 billion worth of its stocks from shareholders. The announcement followed Ottawa’s decision to reject a $40 billion takeover of Potash by Australian mining giant BHP Billiton. With the repurchase and cancellation of millions of common shares, […]