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Malawi's Mining, Oil and Gas News #27: June 2017

Malawi’s Mining, Oil and Gas News #27: June 2017

It likely comes as no surprise that the Mines and Minerals Bill was not tabled during the last sitting of parliament, despite promises made repeatedly over the last two years that it would make its way to the National Assembly. 481 more words

Malawi

After China-induced price spike, coal set to resume long-term decline

Coal prices’ march to eight-month highs, driven by China’s huge appetite for power consumption, looks like an interlude in a longer-term decline and is seen losing traction later this year. 641 more words

Featured

Trump Considers Staying in Afghanistan So He Can Exploit Its Natural Resources

Donald Trump loves a good deal. And sitting in Afghanistan, much of it in Taliban-controlled regions, there’s a doozy: deposits of rare-earth minerals once estimated to be worth $1 trillion. 38 more words

Foreign Affairs

Here's Who's Getting Paid to Destroy the Endangered Species Act

A small yet vocal group of congressmen are gearing up this summer to dismantle the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Campaign finance records of these lawmakers reveal that they have all taken significant money from extractive industries frustrated by the law’s protection of critical habitat for endangered species. 294 more words

Politics

Exploring A Pennsylvania Coal Mine

What do you do when you have a day to kill in Scranton, Pennsylvania? After you visit all of The Office landmarks and try a piece of Old Forge pizza, the best thing to do is take a trip down into the old… 394 more words

Black Diamond team seeks pennant honors

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, July 26, 1923

Though off to a late start, the aggregation of baseball ability shown above is now winning honors for Black Diamond and before the season ends is confident there will be few teams with a higher figure in the percentage column. 1,027 more words

Towns

Africa Mining: Petra Diamonds results affected by SA labour disputes

Shares in Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL) fell Monday to close almost 6.3% lower after the company revealed it had missed production and revenue targets in the year to June 30, partly because… 301 more words

Mozambique Mining Industry