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Work on the framing of minerals classification system in Africa begins
06-10-2017 | 10:30:10
A pioneering initiative leading towards a framework for mineral resource classification in Africa had has started with deliberations from African geological experts and classification specialists.
South Africa constitution comes to the fore in North African cargo dispute
05-10-2017 | 07:45:00
At first glance, it might seem unlikely that South Africa’s Constitution could be instrumental in deciding a cargo dispute with its roots in a 40-year-long North African territory deadlock.
[South Africa] Orion Minerals lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
25-09-2017 | 12:56:04
Orion Minerals, an Australian base metals firm with an active exploration and development programme in South Africa, has listed in the Gold Mining sector on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).
Development of an African mineral resource classification system underway
22-09-2017 | 10:37:47
A pioneering initiative to set up an African Mineral Resource Classification system based on the United Nations Frameworks Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources is now unde
[Tanzania] AB Minerals Corp announces financing agreement for its Dar es Salaam Coltan processing facility
22-09-2017 | 08:17:48
AB Minerals Corp has engaged Destiny Mineral and Agricultural Consultant of Dubai, UAE to lead a $40 million financing for the construction of the first coltan processing facility in Africa, to be located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
[South Africa] AngloGold starts process to sell loss making Kopanang gold mine
18-09-2017 | 14:10:00
South African gold producer AngloGold Ashanti has signed an agreement with an undisclosed party to sell the loss making Kopanang gold mine located in the west of Johannesburg.
First Quantum Minerals provides update on its Zambian operations
15-09-2017 | 08:54:43
First Quantum Minerals Ltd has updated details of its operations in the Kansanshi complex and Sentinel mine in Zambia
[Column] Leana Englebrecht: Swaziland Competition Commission requires payment of higher merger filing fees
13-09-2017 | 10:02:00
In Swaziland, mergers are classified as either small mergers or large mergers.
Harmonized policies to underpin mineral resource gains in Africa, COMESA
07-09-2017 | 13:46:15
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa region holds the highest potential for minerals development in the continent.
ALSF, UNECA and African Union cooperate to develop model mining laws
06-09-2017 | 08:07:00
For more than a decade, Africa has enjoyed a mineral boom, producing more than 10% of the world’s minerals by value, from over 30% of its global mineral reserves.
Pact and Microsoft expand fight against child labour in DR Congo mining
31-08-2017 | 07:45:00
Pact and Microsoft Corp. have announced an expanded partnership to address child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Baker Hughes awarded second major contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG
30-08-2017 | 15:34:02
Baker Hughes, a GE company has announced a second major contract for Eni East Africa’s (EEA) Coral South FLNG development, offshore Mozambique.
[Guinea] Government Delivery Unit provides Guineans training opportunities in mining
29-08-2017 | 12:21:00
The Guinean government’s Delivery Unit has announced a plan to launch the development of the Mobile Training Unit (MTU) program, to provide Guineans with post-graduate hands-on training in the mining sector.
[Column] Betsie Strydom and Wandisile Mandlana: New tax measures to curb abuse of mining rehabilitation funds are a missed opportunity
29-08-2017 | 10:27:00
The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (NEMA) places the responsibility for remediating environmental damage, pollution or ecological degradation arising from mining operations on mining companies as the holders of prospecting or mining rights.
Absa Bank refinances Harmony Gold Limited’s existing term debt facility
18-08-2017 | 15:27:22
Absa Bank has successfully refinanced and upsized Harmony Gold Limited’s existing $250 million Term Debt to a 3 year $350 million facility.
Chad adopts mining policy and code aligned to the Africa Mining Vision
17-08-2017 | 15:14:24
The Government of Chad, in collaboration with the Coalition for Dialogue in Africa, ECA Capacity Development Division, and the African Minerals Development Center, organized a validation workshop of the revised Mining Policy and Mining Code.
[Tanzania] Armadale completes first phase of drilling in the Mahenge Liandu graphite project
17-08-2017 | 14:23:14
Armadale, the AIM quoted Investment Company focused on natural resource projects in Africa, has announced the c ompletion of the first phase of Reverse Circulation drilling at its Mahenge Liandu Graphite Project in Tanzania
[South Africa] Mining Maintains a Solid Business to be in
14-08-2017 | 11:25:00
Take a look at almost any measure of success in the South African business world and you'll see that mining companies always perform well.
Egypt looks to capitalize on its low phosphate rock cost base
11-08-2017 | 11:25:45
Egyptian phosphate rock miners achieve some of the lowest production costs in the 200 tonnes per year industry, allowing them to continue exports in a difficult pricing environment.
[Burundi] Rainbow Rare Earth set for first sale of minerals by end of 2017
04-08-2017 | 11:43:20
Rainbow, the rare-earth element mining company, has inaugurated Gakara Rare Earth Project in Burundi with the first production and sales of rare earth concentrate targeted in Q4 2017.
Bolloré Logistics selected to coordinate Burkina Faso’s gold mine construction
14-07-2017 | 13:15:00
Bolloré Transport & Logistics has been appointed to coordinate and manage the construction of Burkina Faso’s 10th mine, where work began in July 2016.
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation finds 1 million ounces of gold to be mined at the Buckreef Project
10-07-2017 | 12:26:41
Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation has filed on SEDAR, a feasibility study for the Buckreef Project which positively establishes that 1.064 Million ounces of gold reserves are available to be mined over a 15-year initial life of mine.
Digital innovation driving growth and competition in DRC mining sector - Ali Bofulo
29-06-2017 | 14:32:00
Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is driving growth and becoming a key differentiator within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
New South African Mining Charter announced
22-06-2017 | 11:53:58
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 expands West African 2D data library with acquisition of offshore Gabon programme
22-06-2017 | 11:51:12
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.
Africa borrows lessons from Chile’s success in mining sector
20-06-2017 | 12:11:00
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.
Diamond exploration vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, commences diamond exploration in Namibia
19-06-2017 | 09:24:00
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.
Wartsila to supply gold mine extension to Guinea
16-06-2017 | 07:35:30
The technology group Wärtsilä has announced it will supply a power plant extension to AngloGold Ashanti’s gold mine in Siguiri, Guinea.
Chad launches the Country Mining Vision
08-06-2017 | 08:04:13
The Government of Chad, in collaboration with the African Minerals Development Center (AMDC), has launched the domestication process of the African Mining Vision (AMV).
[Ghana] Asante Gold closes private placement
06-06-2017 | 13:28:25
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.
First responsible and conflict-free gold supply chain operational in Eastern Congo
17-05-2017 | 14:05:00
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.
Equatorial Guinea signs agreement with Saudi Arabia on construction of Bioko oil terminal
12-05-2017 | 11:16:49
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.
[Botswana] mining investment and governance review released to improve sector’s performance
11-05-2017 | 13:43:08
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 issues notice of legal proceedings against Government of Botswana
01-05-2017 | 09:40:00
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 adds Profitable Gold Production through Expansion of Ahafo in Ghana
24-04-2017 | 09:02:21
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.
[Tanzania] Acacia Mining, Endeavour Mining merger talks halted
27-03-2017 | 11:00:00
ACACIA Mining, the largest mining firm in the country, has dumped a 3.0billion pound bid to acquire Canada’s Endeavour Mining.
[Ethiopia] Circum Minerals gets 20 year mining license for potassium project
14-03-2017 | 13:40:59
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
13-03-2017 | 08:15:00
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 bans export of raw minerals
06-03-2017 | 07:09:51
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.
Acacia Mining strikes gold in Western Kenya
28-02-2017 | 13:17:06
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.
[Kenya] Base Titanium Limited confirms three additional members to its board
23-02-2017 | 10:20:00
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.
AfDB engages governments and policy-makers at Investing in African Mining Indaba
21-02-2017 | 11:22:01
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.
Guinea awards Fluor Corporation USD700m Bauxite Mining Project
07-02-2017 | 09:31:51
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 to expand services offering in South Africa, Tanzania
06-02-2017 | 10:30:00
Curve Group has acquired Paperless Software Solutions, a developer of integrated solutions that cut down paper-based admin in virtually any business process.