Mining Firms Face New Scrutiny From Regulators Amid Deal Probes

Mining Firms Face New Scrutiny From Regulators Amid Deal Probes

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Open pit excavations at Comide SPRL's Mashitu copper mine, operated by Eurasian Natural Resources Corp., are seen in this aerial view in Katanga province, Democratic Republic of Congo. The new rules, aimed at exposing corruption, come as U.S. and British regulators probe mining companies including Eurasian Natural Resources Corp.