Southeast Asia

Timely acquisitions set B2Gold on growth path

VANCOUVER — B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) is a story of savvy gold acquisitions and operational reliability in challenging jurisdictions. The company avoided writedowns and executive turnover…

Asiamet Resources’ vice-president of exploration Stephen Hughes (centre, sunglasses) with the BKM copper project team in Indonesia.  Credit: Asiamet Resources

Asiamet defines BKM in Indonesia

Asiamet Resources (TSXV: ARS) hasn’t let changes to Indonesia’s mining law in 2014 impact its vision for an open-pit, heap-leachable copper mine at its Beruang…

Aldridge likes what it sees at PNG discovery

When Aldridge Minerals (AGM-V) acquired a 450-sq.-km licence in Papua New Guinea (PNG) in February 2009, it fielded three requests from majors to joint-venture the property even before any samples were taken.