Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Rwanda Signs Mining Contracts With Investors‎

The government yesterday signed more contracts with mining companies to boost production and exports. The contracts, signed between the Ministry of Natural Resources, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the investors, are aimed at bolstering exports...
Zimbabwe Mining

Newmont Remits GH¢1.5bn To Ghana

Mr Felix Apoh, Senior Manager, Sustainability and External Relations of Newmont has disclosed that Newmont Mining Company has paid a total of GH¢1.5 billion to the Government of Ghana in the form of taxes...

Bowleven Encounters Hydrocarbons At Bomono Permit Onshore Cameroon

Bowleven , Africa-focused energy company has disclosed  that its Moambe exploration well, located on the Bomono Permit onshore Cameroon, has encountered hydrocarbons. The well was drilled to its planned total depth of 5,803 feet and...
Mining

Implementation of Mining Industrialisation Master Plan Envisage

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development is poised to execute a draft budget of FCFA 10, 019,000,000 if approved. The amount was defended before the Committee of Finance and Budget of the...

Ethiopia invites development partners to help exploit its mineral resources

Ethopia has called on the organised private sector and international investors to assist Ethiopia in its efforts to extensively exploit its untapped mineral resources. Ethiopia’s Minister of Mines, Tolesa Shagi who made this call at...

Mali Mining Conference To Hold In November

The Malian capital Bamako will in November host the sixth Mining and Petroleum Conference and Exhibition which brings together mining and petroleum experts and stakeholders from around the world to discuss the latest trends...

African Nations Aim to Combat Surging Illegal Trade in Timber

Forest protection agencies in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Mozambique and Madagascar will step up joint efforts to combat the rapidly expanding trade in illegal timber under a new deal. The Zanzibar Declaration on Illegal Logging, signed...

Skills Gap Stifles Growth of Mining In Zimbabwe

The mining industry, one of Zimbabwe's most critical sectors anticipated to drive growth in the short to medium term, does not possess sufficient knowledge to propel the economy to the required levels, according to...

North West Mineral Sites Unveiled In Cameroon

Stakeholders in the Mines Industries and Technological Development sector in the North West Region have been schooled on the role of the Kimberley Process in the region. Following the creation, organisation and functioning of...

Blanket Eyes 80 000 Gold Ounces By 2021 In Zimbabwe

Toronto Stock Exchange Listed, Caledonia Mining Corporation has completed developing a tramming loop and sinking a new central shaft as it eyes production of 80 000 ounces by 2021 at Blanket Mine. Last year the...