Sunday, March 26, 2017

ECA Convenes Experts over Central Africa’s Mining Future

The Sub-Regional Office for Central Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has convened mining development experts of the sub-region to an Ad Hoc meeting scheduled for 13 - 14 December...

SA’s Sibanye Gold to Acquire American Mining Firm for $2.2b

In a bid to expand into platinum group metals (PGMs)South Africa’s Sibanye Gold Limited has entered an agreement to acquire American mining company Stillwater for $2.2 billion cash at the transaction price of $18...
Mining

Australian Firm Granted Licence to Mine Tanzania Graphite

Tanzania has recently granted Australia Stock Exchange-listed Graphex Mining Ltd a 10-year mining licence for graphite deposits discovered at Chilalo area in Nachingwea. The licensing by Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo will now make...
Mining

Nigeria Generates Over N1bn Revenue From Mining Lease Approvals

The Federal Government of Nigeria has recently disclosed that it generated N1 billion from sale of mining leases through the Mining Cadastral Office, MCO, within last one year. Minister of State for Mines and Steel...

Australian Exploration Firm Graphex Secures Tanzania Mining Licence

The Tanzania Ministry of Energy and Minerals has granted Graphex Mining Limited a Mining Licence for the Chilalo Graphite Project. “Securing the Mining Licence is a significant step towards our objective of commencing project development...

South Africa seeks Funding Framework for Mining Sector

The Deputy Minister of South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources, Mr Godfrey Oliphant has expressed the need for an adequate funding framework that will supply capital to major investments in the mining sector. Oliphant stated...

Australia to Partner ‎Nigeria Develop Mining Sector

Australian High Commission in Abuja, in partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, is hosting a policy and capacity building workshop on the mining sector, in Abuja. The two day workshop...
Catoca mines

Catoca mines 75% of Angola’s Diamonds

The Catoca Mining Society is responsible for 75 per cent of diamonds extracted and produced in Angola,  the finances assistant director of the institution, António Galiano Celestino. ‎The official said so recently when speaking at...

Kenya, Sudan Sign Oil and Mining Deals

Kenya and Sudan on Sunday signed agreements deepening the two East African countries collaboration in the oil and mining sector. They were inked at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum in the presence of President Omar...

Mining Sector Seeks Win-Win Solutions for Sustainable Development

Representatives from 55 governments, mining companies, industry associations and the civil society will meet at the annual general meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland. They...