MANAJIM 2015: Middle East moving to modern mining approach

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 20 April 2015

Delegates at the Middle East Mining Conference 2015 were told that the majority of countries in the Middle East were moving towards a modern mining approach defined by open and equal access by companies and capital from all jurisdictions. However, some regions remain stuck in other approaches pursuing existing project development rather than exploration or a narrow focus on oil.

There are three approaches to mining in the Middle East with the majority of countries rapidly converging on a "modern" approach, delegates at the Middle East Mining Conference 2015 (Manajim) in London, UK, heard today. According to Al Gourley, co-head of mining practice at Fasken Martineau, this new approach is...

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