Central Africa

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

covid-19

Securing a place for artisanal mining post COVID-19

Artisanal mining should not be left to collapse post COVID-19 because the sector has a direct impact on the livelihoods of many communities.
video

Webinar series: Digital DRC Mining Week 17-19 June

The DRC Mining Week team invites you to participate in this exciting, content-rich digital event, running for three days from 17 to 19 June.
sustainability

Sustainable social transitioning at mine closure: a paradigm shift

Minerals are a finite resource and mine closure has a profound and often devastating impact on surrounding communities and towns.
drc

DRC needs to reinvent itself in the face of challenges

"The DRC government has to reassure the mining sector on its ability to create a secure and stable investment and operating environment."
energy

Longonjo project unlocks a cleaner energy future

As the world prepares for the adoption of greener energy alternatives and the electrification of transport the demand for rare earth metals is growing.
virtual event covid-19

The time for digital events and webinars is here

Since COVID-19 has led to worldwide bans on mass gatherings virtual events have allowed us to continue to stay in touch and engaged with our audiences.

Webinar 9 June: Formalising artisanal mining in the DRC

Join DRC Mining Week, Mining Review Africa, commodity trader Trafigura, NGO PACT, and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as they share their wins and aspirations for building a successful artisanal mining sector in the DRC and further afield.
Lulo

Lucapa delivers 15th +100 carat diamond from Lulo

Lucapa Diamond Company and its project partners have recovered another +100 carat white diamond from the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola.
IronRidge Resources

IronRidge raises £4.75 million for gold and lithium projects

IronRidge will use these funds for the Zaranou Project and advancing its remaining suite of gold assets in Côte d'Ivoire and Chad and its lithium projects.
energy

TECH NEWS: Renewable energy projects in Africa

"Hybrid solutions often provide the best energy mix, especially as battery-storage technology has not yet become cost-competitive."

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