Mining

THARISA, a chrome and platinum mining company, is looking for growth in stainless steel commodities as its new mine reaches a steady state, and for opportunities in Africa to give it geographic diversity. Cyprus-based Tharisa, which is listed in Johannesburg

In view of the lead poison that devastated Shakira and Anguwan Kawo village in Rafi local government area of Niger State, the state governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has warned against illegal mining in the state. He however revealed that

Mineral experts from East Africa have proposed the formation of a continental mineral body to promote the sector and systematically break away from the “overtly exploitative” international mineral market. Open tin mine They argue that prices for the so-called conflict

The current bank-lending rate of 20-27 per cent will not make mining operations profitable in Nigeria. The Zonal Chairman, Nigerian Society of Mining Engineers, Engr. Markus Pwajok, stated this when he addressed the 56th Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce,

South Africa-based DRA has secured a contract for the preliminary engineering and design of processing facilities for Altura Mining’s Pilgangoora lithium project in Pilbara, Western Australia. Mining at Pilgangoora is planned to be conducted by open-pit methods. The mine will

Coal production in Germany is predicted to drop to 172.6 million tonnes (Mt) by 2020 due to the country’s transition to more renewable energy sources, says a report by Timetric. Entitled ‘Coal Mining in Germany to 2020‘, the report highlights

The recent state visit to Nigeria by President Jacob Zuma marked the beginning of a new chapter in relations between Nigeria and South Africa. Both countries have shared a sometimes-turbulent history; we have also at different times revelled in the

The successful development of the giant Kibali gold mine in the northeast province of the DRC has demonstrated the capacity of mining to boost the economies of African countries and improve the lives of their people, says Randgold Resources chief

Excessive shaft-sinking costs and regulation in SA has driven investors to the next best gold mining region. Western Africa has surpassed Southern Africa as the continent’s gold-mining hub. Numerous new gold-mining projects are being developed in West Africa, particularly in

Tanzania will provide grants to the small-scale miners’ phase III that aims in developing small-scale mining activities in the country by September this year. This was said by the Minister of Energy and Minerals Professor Sospeter Muhongo during a meeting