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2014 – Issue 09

Water scarcity – An escalating challenge for African mines

As competition for limited water resources between mines and people intensifies, stringent environmental legislation is changing the mining landscape in Africa. Mining companies that neglect environmental and water management programmes may suffer severe legal,...

Kinsevere shows its true colours

International base metals company MMG made a grand entrance into the African mining sector whenit acquired the world-class Katanga, DRC-based Kinsevere copper mine in February 2012. Havinginvested significantly in the operation since then, the...

AMD in the Eastern Basin sorted by September 2015

The threat of acid mine drainage decant from the largest source of gold mining-contaminated water – the Witwatersrand basins –will soon be completely under control. With two plants successfully pumping and treating millions of...

Tenke Fungurume – The DRC’s copper goliath

Tenke Fungurume’s operational status and achievements have continued to impress since it delivered its first copper in 2009. Today it is one of the largest copper producers in the DRC and the world’s premier...

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