In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from occupied Donbas to Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPPs) since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts. Moreover, Ukraine has managed to increase power generation by 2.1 percent year over year in January–April (Interfax-Ukraine, May 13). This [...]
Democratic Republic of Congo's legislators are set to review next week a long-delayed revision to the mining code, which is said to be crucial for the country, as the nation needs the higher revenues a revised legislation would generate.
The country's government abandoned plans to change the mining code in February [...]