Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment in the South African mining industry is regulated by the Broad-Based Black-Economic Empowerment Charter for the South African Mining and Minerals Industry (MiningCharter).
ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN™ II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons.
A delegation from the Government of Chile and the Chilean private sector is set to share successful experiences and best practices in mining with African countries.
The world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, is ready to start exploring for diamond deposits in Namibian waters, following its official inauguration.
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced it will supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea.
The Government of Chad, in collaboration with the African Minerals Development Center (AMDC), has launched the domestication process of the African Mining Vision (AMV).
Asante Gold Corporation has announced that it has completed a non-brokered private placement of 4,350,000 units of the Company at $0.10 per unit (each a “Unit) for aggregate gross proceeds of $435,000.
Partnership Africa Canada has announced the Just Gold project has successfully implemented a system to trace legal and conflict-free artisanal gold in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Two global energy powers have met for the first Equatorial Guinea-Saudi Arabia Economic Forum, organized by the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea.
The World Bank Group has released its Mining Investment and Governance Review (MInGov) for Botswana to help the government improve the sector’s performance and to attract further investment.
Norilsk Nickel has served notice that it intends to commence legal proceedings in Botswana against the Government of Botswana in respect of its involvement in the reckless trading of BCL Limited and BCL Investments Proprietary Limited.
Newmont Mining Corporation announced plans to extend profitable production at its Ahafo operations by building a new underground mine and expanding plant capacity by more than 50 percent.
ACACIA Mining, the largest mining firm in the country, has dumped a 3.0billion pound bid to acquire Canada’s Endeavour Mining.
Circum Minerals Ltd has been awarded a mining license for the World Class, Danakil Potash Project (located in the Danakil region of northeastern Ethiopia.
Steady technological advancements improve opportunities for the South African mining explosives market
Steady technological advancements within the mining industry are reducing mining costs, improving blasting efficiencies, and driving explosives sales; thereby boosting growth of the South African mining explosives market.
Tanzania has banned the export of mineral concentrates and ores for metallic minerals such as gold, copper, nickel and silver with a view to promoting value addition in the country in line with the Mineral Policy of 2009 and Mining Act of 2010.
UK Mining and exploration company Acacia has announced discovery of 1.31 million ounces of gold resources in one of the highest grades project in Africa according to the company.
Base Titanium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australian and UK-listed Base Resources Limited has announced the appointment of three additional members to its Board of Directors.
The Investing in African Mining Indaba, one of the world’s largest mining conference, wrapped up on 9 February, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa with the African Development Bank playing a key role in helping to shape the continent’s future in the sector.
Fluor Corporation announced today that Guinea Alumina Corporation has awarded Fluor an engineering and program management consultancy contract for a major bauxite mine in the Boké region of Guinea.
Curve Group has acquired Paperless Software Solutions, a developer of integrated solutions that cut down paper-based admin in virtually any business process.