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Vedanta invests $200m more in Namibian mining operations

Vedanta, a major zinc producer, is making a fresh $200m investment in its Namibian operations, as it plots a strategy to make the plant a regional hub for refining the metal...

28 Nov 2017

Amnesty warns companies on child labour in DRC cobalt mining

Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour...

17 Nov 2017

Benedict Peters and the Nigerian economic recovery

Nigeria-based oil and energy conglomerate Aiteo is creating a new paradigm for the oil industry in Africa. The company recently made news for its successful purchase of OML 29, a massive onshore oil block license, which will drastically increase its output...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 Oct 2017

SA companies explore opportunities in Tunisia, Algeria

A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets...

3 Oct 2017

DRC mining on the up

The rising copper price will see renewed mining interest in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)...

27 Sep 2017

Africa is rich in diamonds but still poor

For months now, Africa's rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people...

21 Sep 2017

Dangote emphasises diversification of African economies, importance of agriculture

Nigerian entrepreneur and business leader, Aliko Dangote told investors: "Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world."

21 Sep 2017

Tanzania seizes diamonds from British mining company

The Tanzanian government has confiscated diamonds worth nearly $30m after accusing British company Petra Diamonds of declaring a lower value when trying to export the gems...

11 Sep 2017

Renewed government support for Electra Mining Botswana

The Botswana Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security (formerly the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources) has again endorsed Electra Mining Botswana, which takes place at the Gaborone Fairgrounds from 12-14 September 2017...

31 Aug 2017

AI and the world of oil and gas

The way we power our world a decade from now may look quite different from today...

By Louise Steenekamp 25 Aug 2017

New mine set to double DRC's tin exports

When it reaches full capacity, the Alphamin Bisie tin mine will deliver 10,000 tonnes of tin per year, doubling the DRC's export of the commodity.

24 Aug 2017

Nigerian mining sector poised for great things

Several important developments in the Nigerian mining sector in the last year bode well for the industry's future...

8 Aug 2017

Mining Elites in Africa nomination deadline extended

Mining Review Africa has decided to extend the nomination deadline for its Mining Elites in Africa recognition of excellence project to Friday, 11 August 2017...

4 Aug 2017

Magufuli's mining reforms are a masterclass in political manoeuvring

Ever since his election in 2015, Tanzania's president John Magufuli has been a subject of public fascination.

By Dan Paget 31 Jul 2017

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International

Huge solar plant aims for brighter Brazil energy output

PIRAPORA - Brazil has lagged far behind in the shift to solar power, but the continent's biggest facility now being built in the south-east aims to give the country its place in the sun.

10 Nov 2017

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