Build it and they’ll come

Ros Lund | January 27, 2020
img0 Traveling around Central Asia there seems to be a ‘build it and they’ll come’ attitude to attracting mining investment. There is an expectation that subsoil auctions will be oversubscribed and disappointment when few western companies bid for assets. In a few weeks’ time I will be making my 13th visit to Kazakhstan In four years. ...

Russian fund plans a $1bn mining venture with China Gold

David McHutchon | November 16, 2017
img0 (Bloomberg) — Russia’s state-owned Far East Development Fund is in talks to create a $1 billion joint venture to invest in the country’s mining industry with China National Gold Group, a government controlled producer of the precious metal. “We and China Gold will create an attractive financial platform that private investors can take part in and make ...