Russia: Central Bank Proposes Amendment of Digital Assets Law to Include Tokenization Platforms

Anastasia Bogdanova | February 18, 2020
img0 In an announcement dated February 17, 2020, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) stated that it had successfully completed a blockchain tokenization pilot using a platform developed by Nornickel within its regulatory sandbox. Incoming Changes to Russia’s Proposed Crypto Legislation? Following the steps of other global superpowers, Russia has amped up its efforts to become one of ...

Polymetal International is considering building a plant in the city of Sovetskaya Gavan in Russia’s Far East

David McHutchon | November 8, 2017
img0 Silver and gold company Polymetal International is considering building a plant to refine refractory gold ore in the city of Sovetsksya Gavan in Russia’s Far East, according to a statement published by the regional government on Tuesday. “The Sovetskaya Gavan’s site has all the necessary infrastructure and suits the new facility perfectly: there is a ...

EIA predicts the future growth in non-OECD Asia

David McHutchon | September 19, 2017
img0 Based on projections in US Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2017 (IEO2017), much of the future growth in world energy consumption will occur in the nations of Asia outside of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (or non-OECD Asia). Although China and India account for most of the region’s energy consumption, EIA projects broad ...

Tech sold its stake in Irish project to G11

David McHutchon | September 13, 2017
img0 The board of Connemara Mining Company plc (AIM: CON) have been informed that Group Eleven Resources Corp. (“G11”), a private company, has acquired the 76.56% interest held by Teck Ireland (“Teck”) in TILZ Minerals, the joint venture company, which holds six (6) prospecting licences covering the Stonepark zinc project in Limerick, Ireland, said Connemara Mining.  Connemara ...