Geopoliticalmonitor.com sits down with Andrew Cheatle, Executive Director of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
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Afghanistan’s vast resource wealth is supposed to take over the reins of economic development when foreign aid dries up. But three of the biggest joint ventures in the country’s mineral and energy sectors suggest that this won’t be the case.
All of South Africa’s political ills are weakening its position at the bargaining table, and may cost it billions in rand in the end.
Last week’s election result has brought more questions than answers concerning the future of Greenland’s mining industry.