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  • Phosphates and more

    Phosphates and more

    September 30, 2013

    The Moroccan government recently kick-started the exploration and exploitation of other minerals in order to bring diversity to the country’s mining sector. Although Morocco relies more on its brains than its earthen sub-strata, mining does represent an important component for the economy. In 2010 the mining sector represented 6% of the country’s GDP, about 27%… Read more

    #Africa #Morocco
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Underground wealth

    Underground wealth

    September 14, 2013

    The Chilean government strongly supports foreign investment in the mining sector and has modified its mining industry laws and regulations to create a favorable investing environment for foreigners. What company is the money-earning star of the Chilean economy? Escondida, a private mining company that operates the highest-producing copper mine in the world. In 2010, its… Read more

    #America #Chile
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Mining attracts renewed attention

    Mining attracts renewed attention

    September 7, 2013

    Nigeria is far richer in other minerals than the petroleum endowment for which it is best known. Nigeria has more than 34 solid minerals, including coal, bitumen and tars, gold, iron ore and barite in vast (and mostly untapped) deposits in over 450 locations nationwide that can be mined commercially. Nigeria’s solid minerals cover about… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012