BitCoin and gold can happily co-exist

MINEX FORUM | July 6, 2017
img0 Ever since BitCoin was invented, comparisons have been drawn with gold, often to gold’s detriment. Charles Morris, chief investment officer at Newscape Group and editor of AtlasPulse.com argues that BitCoin and gold can happily co-exist, while technological advances will ultimately work to gold’s benefit, Gold Investor, the WGC edition, reported. On 2nd March 2017, the ...

Former Kazzinc top-manager launches an online platform for concentrates trading

MINEX FORUM | July 5, 2017
img0 A team of former exacutives from Glencore (LON:GLEN) launches Wednesday an online platform to connect miners with customers such as smelters and sign deals without the need of brokers. The online marketplace, named Open Mineral, will let miners put up tenders for their concentrate directly to end-users, said mining.com. The platform will focus first on gold, silver, ...

London remains a “natural destination” for Russian companies – LSE CEO

MINEX FORUM | July 5, 2017
img0 Image: telegraph.co.uk The LSE has a strong record of funding growth of Russian mining companies and the return of gold miner Polyus two years after it delisted shows the London bourse remains a “natural destination” for Russian companies,  said miningweekly.com with refernce to LSE CEO Xavier Rolet. “The listing demonstrates London’s ability to deliver substantial equity ...

Uzbekistan becomes the second-fastest-growing economy in 2017

MINEX FORUM | June 29, 2017
img0 Uzbekistan has the second-fastest-growing economy, with projected growth of 7.6% thanks to rising oil prices, benign global financing conditions, robust growth in the Euro Area, and generally supportive policies among governments of several large countries in the region, noted weforum.org with reference to World Bank’s latest edition of Global Economic Prospects. According to the bank’s forecasts ...

The 2nd MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum was held on 14-16 June 2017 in Belgrade

MINEX FORUM | June 28, 2017
img0 MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum offered vibrant platform for dissemination of innovative technologies and promoting investment opportunities for mining and exploration across Eastern, Central and Southern Europe. The Forum brought together over 170 delegates from 24 countries representing mining and technical projects, European and Global mine operators, Practitioners from consulting companies, Equipment suppliers and software providers, ...

Polish mining decreased in April

MINEX FORUM | May 23, 2017
img0 The Polish Statistical Office has released the first set hard macro data for April, showing that the Polish economy has entered the second quarter well although industrial production continues to decrease. The overall impression is though, at first glance, spoiled by the fact that industrial production declined by 0.6% year-on-year in April but this result is ...