Mining Review Africa Edition 4, 2018

The April 2018 edition of Mining Review Africa – which will be distributed at the popular DRC Mining Week and African Utility Week conference...
Shanta Gold

Solar hybrid energy curbs costs for Shanta Gold

With electricity accounting for about 60% of the processing costs of AIM-listed gold producer Shanta Gold’s New Luika mine in Tanzania, greater emphasis has been placed on creating a leaner cost structure, not only at the mine but throughout the company.

Servicing outsourcing and human resources needs in the DRC

Experts are looking for solutions in order to fight unemployment in Africa. Even though the ‘magic recipe’ has not yet been discovered, MD Services Sarl has noticed significant advances in social progress through companies’ implementation of organizational structures engaged in activities that can make a difference.
Cape Lambert

Cape Lambert Resources: hitting a cobalt sweet spot

ASX-listed diversified mineral development and investment company, Cape Lambert Resources, is targeting production start-up from its DRC-based Kipushi cobalt-copper tailings project by year end and in so doing will generate significant new profits on the back of soaring cobalt prices.
African Battery Metals

African Battery Metals: new strategy for battery metals boom

Minerals and metals researcher and consultancy Roskill has forecast that demand for cobalt will increase tenfold in the next 10 years; and this has seen the DRC emerge as a hot destination for cobalt-copper exploration and project development.

Unlocking near-term copper cobalt potential in the DRC

In line with its vision of building a substantial copper-cobalt company in Central Africa, ASX-listed exploration and development company Nzuri Copper is fast-tracking the development of its flagship Kalongwe copper-cobalt project in the DRC.
Africa Resources

Africa Resources taps into DRC diamond hot spots

Privately-owned Swedish company Africa Resources AB is on the cusp of recovering significant diamond volumes from the diamond-rich Tshikapa region in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

DRC Mining Week knows what’s hot and happening

The mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is at a crossroads. Its future is uncertain. However, if both government and investors/mining operators can reach a consensus on the way forward in terms of the new Mining Code and the required compliance, its future will be bright and prosperous.
Mining Code

DRC Mining Code: companies stand together to find resolution

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president Joseph Kabila has signed the revised Mining Code into legislation, largely disregarding concerns and issued raised by key mining stakeholders.

DRC Mining Code changes – where to now?

On 10 March 2018 President Joseph Kabila signed a law that is to substantially amend the 2002 Mining Code of the Democratic Republic of Congo by increasing royalties, taxes and mining companies’ obligations.

SENET: Darren Naylor steering the strategic focus

Mine engineering and project company SENET is set to strengthen its position on the African continent as new MD Darren Naylor brings to the position a sound understanding of the business, its culture and philosophy and those unique attributes that have made the company one of the most successful in its field over its 28-year history.

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