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. 
Gem 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.
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.
digital india technology

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.
armadale Danakali

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.
sasol

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.
Kenya

Maintaining growth and momentum in Kenya’s mining sector

2013 marked the beginning of a new dawn for Kenya’s mining sector. A stand-alone Ministry focusing on mining was created.

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