New mining minister kicks off DRC Mining Week Online event

Kalambayi stated that the mining sector is a key driver of economic growth and in turn, of the development of the DRC.

Involving youth is key to addressing rampant unemployment rate

“The persistently high youth unemployment rate has long been one of the most pressing socio-economic problems in South Africa."

Kamoa Copper signs off-take agreements with Chinese companies

The agreements with CITIC Metal and Gold Mountains include both concentrate exports (60%) and blister copper ingots from LCS (40%).

“South African minister is killing economy with regulations.”

"South Africa is plodding along while Minister Patel is regulating the economy to death." - Theuns du Buisson, Solidarity Research Institute.

Loncor announces name change

The name change will allow Loncor to better brand the company's business as a gold exploration company.
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Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.

DRC Presidency’s Deputy Chief of Staff Mr André Wameso joins opening...

DRC Mining Week Online has received confirmation from the Office of the Presidency of the DRC that Mr André Wameso, Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Presidency in charge of economic and financial matters, will join the opening keynote address on Monday, 14 June 2021.
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Mining sector can reverse high youth unemployment rate

Getting the youth involved in mining and related industries will not only benefit mines, but help to lessen youth unemployment

Anglo American completes demerger of South African coal operations

Anglo American has completed the demerger of its thermal coal operations in South Africa.
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Another day, same old Gwede promise

Gwede Mantashe, seems to be adept at talking about plans but not good at implementing them.

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