Central Africa

Covering mining exploration, development, mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, Commodities in these regions include copper, cobalt,

mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
Kagem

Kagem signs collective agreement with unions

Kagem Mining has signed an agreement with unions under which unionised employees will receive a 10% increase in basic salary for 2020.
copper

Global copper market to see another year of volatile prices

Copper is faced with a finely balanced market. For now, positive investor sentiment around copper’s fundamentals is supporting higher prices.
copper

TECH NEWS: Drives supplied to copper project in the DRC

Leading drive and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE has supplied a comprehensive drive package to a Greenfield copper-mining project in the DRC.
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Tailings dam disasters – what happened, what’s next?

Specialising in the fields of tailings / waste and water management, Stantec Consulting Sector Leader: Mining Andrew Watson shares his expertise on...
jse Gemfields

Gemfields looks to access increase market liquidity

The AIM listing will provide Gemfields with access to much greater market liquidity, as well as a widening of the current investor base.
Minopex

Minopex repackages capabilities across the value chain

Outsourced minerals processing expert Minopex has redefined its capabilities and service offering to better suit the evolving needs of the mining industry.
gold

Gold outlook 2020: Risk appetite amid high uncertainty

Gold has had its best performance since 2010. It outperformed major global bond and emerging market stock benchmarks over that period.
tax

D-Day is here: South African expats in for a bumpy ride

South African legislation governing expatriate tax exemption is set to change dramatically from 1st March 2020, affecting South Africans worldwide.
AVZ Minerals

AVZ Minerals to investigate hydro-electric power station refurbishment

ASX-listed AVZ Minerals subsidiary, AVZ Power, as signed an MoU with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Energy to investigate the feasibility of refurbishment of the Mpiana-Mwanga hydro-electric power station on Luvua River and associated power grids in the Manono Territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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