Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Breakthrough in Technology to transform the Mining Industry

Robert Stewart 08/29/2012 11:02:10 AM EDT Advanced materials will bring about steady changes and improvements much like dynamite did, but nothing will have the explosive effect of transforming the mining industry today like the latest advance in air transport technology … Continue reading

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From the Economist in London 25 August 2012

Mobile-money services: Let us in. Mobile money would transform even more lives in poor countries if regulators got out of the way IN 2007 Safaricom, the biggest mobile operator in Kenya, launched M-PESA, a service that allows money to be … Continue reading

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Toronto Globe and Mail 21 August 2012

by Samantha Nutt Few things rankle Canadians like a debate about the mining industry. Perhaps it is because 70 per cent of the world’s mining companies are headquartered here, and throughout this lingering global recession we have enthusiastically (yet graciously, … Continue reading

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The Origin of Money

Theories on where money comes from say something about where the dollar and euro will go. Aug 18th 2012 MONEY is perhaps the most basic building-block in economics. It helps states collect taxes to fund public goods. It allows producers … Continue reading

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