New mining code published in Portugal


The new mining code been published a few days ago (June 22). You may obtain it here: lei_54_2015_regimejuridico (in Portuguese). Drop me a line if you are planing to invest in the Portuguese mineral sector (new opportunities created by the new law; hopefully no new obstacles): a comment here or a message to luischambel@sinese.pt; I will get … Continue reading New mining code published in Portugal

New geological resources law approved by Portuguese Government


2015-03-05 The Portuguese Government just approved a new geological resources law. You can read the law’s highlights in the Government’s website (here) – in Portuguese. Early next week I will post my English version of it. Meanwhile, drop me a line if you want to chat about it.

Diamond and mining legislation – Angola


Laws and regulations are as important as the mineral deposits characteristics for the success of a mineral venture. Some jurisdictions have new or just difficult to obtain regulations, at least for the outside investor; that is the case of diamond and mining laws in Angola. To make the investors’ life easier (in these difficult times), I … Continue reading Diamond and mining legislation – Angola