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Afghanistan's trillion-dollar mineral assets imperilled by corruption | MINING.com

Afghanistan's trillion-dollar mineral assets imperilled by corruption | MINING.com | Minerals-in developing countries | Scoop.it
Mining companies would give their eye teeth to exploit Afghanistan’s recently discovered $1 trillion of untapped mineral wealth, but analysts warn that corruption, war and lack of infrastructure are likely to keep delaying a mining boom in the...

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South Africa Gold output drop continues into 2013

The nearly 80% fall in South African gold production has led to it being recently overtaken by China, Australia and the U.S. It is now even at risk of being overtaken by Russia.

 

JOHANNESBURG(BullionStreet): Former top gold producer South Africa said it's gold production dropped 8.1 percent in volume terms during the first month of this year.

 

According to Statistics South Africa, total mineral production rose 7.3 percent compared with the same month last year.

 

Production of non-gold minerals was 10.2 percent higher, Statistics South Africa said. Production of platinum group metals rose 1.9 percent.

 

South Africa as recently as two decades ago was the world's largest producer of gold by a huge margin. ...


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BEYOND OIL: Exploring solid minerals potential - Vanguard News

BEYOND OIL: Exploring solid minerals potential - Vanguard News | Minerals-in developing countries | Scoop.it
It is mind-blowing to see a country such as Nigeria wallowing in abject poverty and having a comatose industrial sector due to inadequate attention and political will to transform the abundant minerals and metals endowed by ...
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Nigeria Wants Brazilian Investors To Invest In Agric, Solid Minerals Sector

Nigeria Wants Brazilian Investors To Invest In Agric, Solid Minerals Sector | Minerals-in developing countries | Scoop.it
RT @McKensonInvest: #Nigeria Wants #Brazil #Investors To #Invest In Agric, Solid #Minerals Sector http://t.co/Ze7Qz06iX0 #agriculture #potential #investing

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Treasure Land: The Mines of Afghanistan by Yuri Kozyrev

Treasure Land: The Mines of Afghanistan by Yuri Kozyrev | Minerals-in developing countries | Scoop.it

Afghanistan’s mountains are rich in untapped minerals that could prove to be a blessing — and a curse. TIME sent contract photographer Yuri Kozyrev to photograph the country with a mineral wealth worth as much as $1 trillion.

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