Will cracking the whip finally get Ethiopia’s mining sector going?

Make hay while the sun shines. But for the holders of 27 mining licences in Ethiopia, the sun has set on their ambitions in the country.

Barrick improves EOM reconciliation with mobile LiDAR tech

Kibali is now expanding Hovermap’s use to scan underground silos by lowering Hovermap in a protective cage to assess silo condition.

Syrah achieves first fully integrated production of AAM at Vidalia

The progress at Vidalia and its vertical integration with Balama is a value proposition to Governments, auto OEMs and battery manufacturers.
Solidarity

Kefi denies breach of contract in Ethiopia

All parties involved in the Project are busy closing the financing and development preparations as outlined by the Company.

Petra Diamonds caved in to pressure says corporate watchdog

Petra Diamonds has agreed to pay a total of £4.3 million in a wide-ranging compensation package.
Tanzania East Africa Metals

Peak Resources and Tanzanian government meet over PR NG Minerals SML

PR NG Minerals is the wholly-owned subsidiary of Peak Resources that applied for a SML for the Ngualla Rare Earth Project.

NextSource starts procurement of processing plant equipment for Molo

Mine commissioning is expected to begin in April 2022, followed by a ramp up to a Phase 1 processing plant capacity of 240,000 tpa.

Settlement reached in Williamson mine human rights case

Petra Diamonds has reached a settlement in relation to alleged human rights breaches at its Williamson mine in Tanzania.

ESG in action: Tanzania shows the way

"We are encouraged by the progress in our social licence to operate in Tanzania and transforming moribund mines."
ESG

Mineral commodity traders not sufficiently managing ESG risks

A study into ESG due diligence in the extractive commodity trading sector has revealed that while corporate commitments on ESG issues are relatively widespread, these commitments are rarely shown to be translated into systematic measures.

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