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Helen Reid

UPDATE 4-Congo earthquakes and evacuation disrupt tin exports

May 27 2021

* Tin producers unable to export as Goma government offices shut

'Deeds, not words': mining firms reshape boardrooms as investors demand sustainability

Apr 13 2021

JOHANNESBURG Under fire after a string of high-profile disasters, mining firms are shaking up their boardrooms in response to criticism that they are failing to meet their own environmental, social, and governance standards.

Upstream tailings dams pose much higher stability risks, study finds

Mar 05 2021

The most widespread type of dam used to store mine waste is nearly twice as unstable as the average tailings facility, a global study showed on Friday, highlighting the risk of so-called "upstream" construction techniques which some countries have banned.

Upstream tailings dams pose much higher stability risks, study finds

Mar 05 2021

The most widespread type of dam used to store mine waste is nearly twice as unstable as the average tailings facility, a global study showed on Friday, highlighting the risk of so-called "upstream" construction techniques that some countries have banned.

Hostility to Beijing drives Chinese gold diggers into new territory

Mar 04 2021

* Gold assets in developed world are more expensive, Chifeng says

Endeavour pivots to exploration to shake 'M&A junkie' image after deal spree

Mar 01 2021

JOHANNESBURG/TORONTO Canadian gold firm Endeavour Mining, which is preparing for a London listing late next quarter, is switching its focus to integrating new mines after a $2.7 billion acquisition spree in West Africa last year spooked some investors.

AngloGold Ashanti boosts dividend five-fold on gold price boom

Feb 22 2021

JOHANNESBURG AngloGold Ashanti on Monday joined gold mining peers in boosting payouts to shareholders after reporting a leap in annual earnings thanks to surging gold prices.

New Congo government should aid release of Kibali's $500 mln, Barrick CEO says

Feb 18 2021

Barrick Gold Corp Chief Executive Mark Bristow said the group expected to get $500 million belonging to its Kibali gold mining joint venture out of Congo next month, adding that the advent of President Tshisekedi's new government should help.

UPDATE 2-New Congo government should aid release of Kibali's $500 mln, Barrick CEO says

Feb 18 2021

* Lumwana copper mine in Zambia a successful turnaround, CEO says (Adds Pakistan, Zambia, and Papua New Guinea comments)

Governments from Mongolia to Mali seek to reopen mining deals

Feb 18 2021

TORONTO/JOHANNESBURG Some resource-rich developing countries are seeking to rewrite mining contracts and accelerate dividend payouts, which can take years to materialize under deals that experts said are tilted in companies' favor.

World News

Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12-year run as Israel's prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new "government of change" led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined.