Africa

The future of Europe lies in Africa

“Africa is a continent of great change and opportunities. However, Europe finds it difficult to understand that its future lies in the South.
Guinea

Equatorial Guinea calls on oil producers to stand together

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, representing the Government of Equatorial Guinea, has called for unity among oil producing countries.
coal

South Africa’s coal sector headed for major job losses

South Africa’s coal sector may be facing considerable job losses as the country’s latest energy plan looks to cleaner power generation options.

Latest products and technologies revealed at Electra Mining Africa

Over 850 exhibitors showcased their latest new innovations, products and services at one of the world’s biggest mining and industrial trade exhibitions. Held at the...
Minerals council investment

Minerals Council supports government effort to attract investment

The Minerals Council South Africa, on behalf of its members, welcomes the publication of the Mining Charter and broadly supports its intentions and content.
china

State capture is old news – welcome to continent capture!

China has committed to investing US$60 billion in Africa over the following three years while cancelling debt from countries struggling to repay debts.
cadence

Lonmin to sell 50% interest in Petrozim

Lonmin has entered into a conditional Sale of Shares Agreement to sell its 50% interest in Petrozim Line to the National Oil Infrastructure Company of Zimbabwe.
BHP

BHP Billiton downgraded by S&P

The ASX and JSE share price of mining major BHP Billiton fell on Tuesday after ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) lowered the miner’s...

BHP Billiton writes down billions of dollars against onshore US assets

BHP Billiton expects to recognise an impairment charge of approximately US$4.9 billion post-tax (or approximately $7.2 billion pre-tax) against the carrying value of its...

Gas pipeline operators rely on Voith coupling technologies

Paving the way for an even more economical operation of installed systems is one of Voith’s main goals in the oil and gas industry,...

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