West Africa’s Premier Mining & Power Exhibition
Burkina Faso is looking for a new international partner to mine its 100 million metric tons of manganese at Tambao
Landlocked West African country, once famous for cotton, is now Africa’s fourth largest gold producer with production up 10 fold in a decade
Total cost per ounce will be under $750 at the newly reopened mine “Obuasi now has the mine and labour plan, geological understanding and social model to match its world-class, high-grade ore body. The project metrics show a high-return, long-life project that not only brings ounces to account quickly and profitably, but also offers attractive returns on our investment”
Ghana Chamber of Mines Chief calls for closer ties with the wider economy and says the West African Mining & Power Conference 2018 will bring the right people together to boost the region’s fortunes
The most important one? Transitioning towards a “digital mine” according to Deloitte “Turning disruption into opportunity requires a long-term view capable of assessing how emerging market trends may affect the demand for specific commodities.
DRC’s new mining code to cash in on soaring cobalt and copper prices – but some foreign investors are angry
Why the Democratic Republic of Congo – Africa’s cobalt and copper king – is rewriting 2002 mining regulations that favoured foreign investors. The new code will “make the mines a true motor of the development of the country”, according to Minister of Mines Martin Kabwelulu, who has overseen the industry since February 2007.
Nigeria plans to start building a $5.8 billion hydro-power plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, after it agrees on loan terms with China’s Export-Import Bank
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has revealed he is considering an end to the 51 per cent black ownership of the country’s platinum and diamond mines as he looks to future after Mugabwe where international companies will feel confident to invest
Approval by the Burkina Faso Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development means the Bagassi South project should see gold production within nine months
An excellent recovery in the prices of coal, iron ore, manganese and chrome over the last 18 months shows strong positives for the nation’s mining sector according to PwC’s ninth edition of SA Mine