South Africa: Mines push on as SA plays catch-up.

The South African mining sector is managing the Covid-19 pandemic remarkably well, but the country needs to do more if it wants mining to benefit from the...

Zambia: High price of copper on International market will enable mining firms to increase...

Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Hon Richard Musukwa says the high price of copper on International market will enable mining firms to increase production.

TerraCom to expand South African foothold with acquisition

TerraCom has made a takeover offer for Universal Coal that values the target at $294 million, which has met the “overwhelming support” of the target’s investors. TerraCom acquired around 19.9...

South Africa: New cutting-edge Epiroc Control Tower takes remote online customer support to new...

Epiroc South Africa is proud to announce the launch of its state-of-the-art Control Tower, a collaborative space specially developed to enhance remote customer support capabilities and to...

Mutamba Project Mining Concessions Conditionally Awarded in Mozambique

Mutamba Project Mining Concessions Conditionally Awarded in Mozambique Highlights Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy in Mozambique has conditionally awarded Mining Concessions, to Mutamba Mineral Sands SA and Matilda Minerals...

Mauritania faces race against time to capitalise on natural gas reserves

The major natural gas find offshore Mauritania announced by BP and Kosmos Energy on October 28 leaves the country urgently needing to develop infrastructure it if is to...

AngloGold’s last South African mine luring potential buyers

Mponeng is the world’s deepest mine and AngloGold’s last underground operation in South Africa. AngloGold Ashanti Ltd.’s last South African mine is luring potential buyers as the rally in gold...

Metso Outotec divests its operations in Vereeniging, South Africa

Consultations evaluating the closure or other alternatives related to former Metso operations in Vereeniging, South Africa, have been concluded. The consultations, initiated by Metso in March 2020,...

Mining, telecoms grow Tanzania’s economy; GDP low

Tanzania's economy expanded by 7.2 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 compared with 6.1 per cent in 2018. According to A Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics report released...

GRIZZLY MINING EXTRACTS WORLD’S HEAVIEST SINGLE EMERALD

GRIZZLY Mining Company, Zambia’s second largest emerald mine has unearthed a historic 50-kilogramme multi-million-dollar emerald crystal at its Lufwanyama mine on the Copperbelt Province, making it the world’s heaviest...