Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Equatorial Guinea, Development Partners Build Capacity for Extractive Industry

The Government of Equatorial Guinea has partnered The African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), on a four-day capacity-building training on contract negotiation and the structuring...

Ghana Rallies Stakeholders to help Combat Illegal Mining

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has reiterated government’s commitment to address holistically the menace of illegal mining with the support of stakeholders. Speaking during a courtesy call on him...
Mining

Whole Africa Adopts Mining Vision, Expects Private Sector Buy-in

All the 54 African Union member countries have adopted the African Mining Vision in order to ensure that mining activities contribute to economic transformation and benefit all African citizens and are optimistic that it...
Mining Indaba

African Mining Indaba Conference to review Angola’s Prospects

Angola will be a "case study" at the Investing in African Mining Indaba International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on 6-9 February, an event that annually brings together investors, government representatives , financiers...

NEITI to Expose Real Owners of Nigerian Oil Blocs, Mining Firms

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has says it has commenced moves to expose the real owners and beneficiaries of oil and gas blocks, as well as mining firms in the country. NEITI said...
Zimbabwe Mining

Nigeria Sanctioned 20 Mining Companies in 2016 – Official

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has sanctioned no fewer than 20 mining companies in 2016 over non-compliance with Nigeria's laws and regulations. Salim Salaam, Director, Mines Environmental Compliance Department said this to the...

Angola: ENDIAMA exceeds Diamonds Production Target

The National Diamond Company (ENDIAMA) produced 9.21 million carats of diamond in 2016, exceeding the target set by the Ministry of Planning and Territorial Development, which was nine million carats. This result demonstrates the great...
Mining

Zambia Drags Mining Firm to Court over Pollution

Zambia's environmental regulator on Tuesday revealed that it has commenced legal proceedings against Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources, over the pollution of drinking water and the environment in one...

Angola’s Largest Miner to Increase Investment in Production Processes

Catoca Mining Company (SMC) which is the largest diamond company in Angola, this year intends to focus on intelligent and rigorous management, to ensure high operational efficiency, via major investments in production. In the message...
Zimbabwe Mining

Nigeria Secures $150m World Bank Support for Mining Development

The Nigerian Government, through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, has secured a $150million (N45.7 billion) support from the World Bank to spur investments in mining, through the Mineral Sector Support for Economic...