responsible mining

New study questions responsible public disclosure by mining companies

A new study by the Responsible Mining Foundation reveals weak disclosure of environmental, social and governance information by Toronto-listed small and mid-tier companies with mine sites in Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mexico, Kyrgyz Republic, and Suriname.

Report: China supports global coal power plant developments

A new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis finds China is funding over one-quarter of coal plants currently under development outside the country. 
Wits University

Detective mission to trace history of new African meteorite

Researchers from Wits and the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar are on a “detective mission” to classify and trace the history of a meteorite.
diamonds

Diamond and jewelry industries head for strong year end says WFDB

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses' President Ernie Blom says the diamond and jewelry industries appear to be heading for a strong end of the year.
automation

IIoT: reducing the environmental impact of the mining sector

Improving the environmental sustainability of their operations through the adoption of IoT technologies is a priority for the mining sector.
junior miners

Tech equips junior miners to navigate the mining environment

South Africa's mining industry is under pressure due to a confluence of regulatory challenges, decreasing commodity prices and exploration costs.
nigeria

Financial institutions pledge to increase investment in Africa

Major Development Finance Institutions have agreed to join forces to help boost private investments in developing economies, particularly those in Africa.
world gold council

London Stock Exchange recommendations to boost African capital markets

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has launched its series of reports on African capital markets, which were developed as part of its (LAAG).
financial

The importance of financial literacy within mining communities

Without a strong emphasis on financial literacy entrepreneurs will once again become vendors or small business owners barely making a profit.
gold

Global gold demand trends for Q3, 2018

Gold demand was 964.3 t in Q3, just 6.2 t higher y-o-y. Robust central bank buying and a 13% rise in consumer demand offset large ETF outflows.

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