Ангилал: Уул уурхай
Ассоциация с АЭС
Правительство Узбекистана рассматривает возможность строительства на территории республики атомной электростанции уже в ближайшие годы. Чиновники определяют место расположения будущей АЭС и готовы принимать от подрядчиков проектно-сметную документацию. Если узбекская АЭС будет построена, политико-экономический ландшафт региона претерпит значительные изменения.
The Uranium Sector: A look into our crystal ball
In May, the spot price of uranium broke $30 per pound of U3O8, a psychological barrier that I predicted would get tested and yield. The last time uranium traded in this range was mid-2005. It was trading last year around $40 per pound.
Mongolia attempting to win back alienated mining investors
Mongolia is attempting to inspire market confidence in its economically crucial mining sector after foreign investors started staying away in droves in response to years of political vacillation.
2014 commodities halftime report
What a difference six months can make. After a disappointing 2013, the commodities market came roaring back full throttle, outperforming the S&P 500 Index by more than 4 percentage points and 10-year Treasury bonds by more than 6.
Slow growth spoiling China’s appetite for coal
China’s slowdown has hit coal miners the hardest with the country, the top consumer of the fossil fuel, importing less than a year ago and dramatically far from the double-digit percentages from a decade ago.
Peru set to become world’s second largest copper producer in 2016
Peru is on track to double its current copper production by 2016 and so recover the second position among the world’s largest production of the industrial metal, the Minister of Energy and Mines said.
Fighting for Oil
Call it a double whammy for the planet or simply irony with a capital “I.” As the invaluable Michael Klare, TomDispatch regular and author of The Race for What’s Left, points out today, if you scan the planet for conflict, what you’ll find from Syria and Iraq to the South China Sea are a series [...]
Mongolia blames Rio Tinto for delays at Oyu Tolgoi
The long-running dispute between the Mongolian government and Rio Tinto (LON, ASX, NYSE:RIO) over a $6.6 billion underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine continues to drag on as the Central Asian country called Rio to speed up the project, in a move that aims to shift blame for delays away from the government.
Kincora Copper Mongolia exploration yields “very encouraging” initial results
Kincora Copper (CVE:KCC) released what it called “very encouraging” initial exploration results from Mongolia, in new area which is now being know as Shargal Tolgoi – which means ‘Yellowish Hill’.
Oyu Tolgoi Row Shouldn’t Stall Funding, Director Says
Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TRQ)’s tax dispute with Mongolia shouldn’t derail $4 billion of project financing to expand the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine part owned by Rio Tinto Group, a local director at the resource’s operator said.
Viking Mines signs second coal MoU with Mongolian power authorities
Viking Mines (ASX:VKA) has signed a second future coal supply agreement with a Mongolian Government power authority for its Berkh Uul Bituminous Coal Project in northern Mongolia.
Notice of Dispute Filed With the Government of Mongolia
Following receipt of an audit report from the Mongolian Tax Authority claiming unpaid taxes, penalties and disallowed entitlements associated with the initial development of the Oyu Tolgoi mine, Turquoise Hill Resources today announced that a notice of dispute with the Government of Mongolia has been filed.
Uranium price rebound could be fast – Areva
French nuclear group Areva expects uranium prices – under pressure since Japan’s Fukushima accident more than three years ago – to rise again, perhaps later this year or next, a company official said on Monday.
Mongolian govt says Oyu Tolgoi owes taxes, penalties
Mongolian tax authorities have sent a report to officials at the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine, claiming unpaid taxes and penalties related to the development of the mine, which is operated by Rio Tinto, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd said on Monday.
Rio Tinto in $130 Million Unpaid Tax Dispute With Mongolia
Mongolia’s Tax Authority claims a Rio Tinto Group unit operating in the country has unpaid taxes, penalties and disallowed entitlements associated with the $6.6 billion Oyu Tolgoi copper mine development.
Aspire Agrees to Buy Mongolia Coal Project Venture With Noble
Aspire Mining Ltd. (AKM), the Australian firm developing coking coal assets in northern Mongolia, said it agreed to buy 50 percent of a venture with Noble Group Ltd. (NOBL) to expand its footprint in the Asian nation.