2017 – Issue 1

Cameroon

Planning for iron-ore in Cameroon

Large, bulk commodity projects in Africa requiring multi-stakeholder investment hold the promise of infrastructure expansion and economic diversification; but negotiating the financial, legal and...
Board

Wescoal bucks on the coal trend and outperforms in 2016

JSE-listed junior coal miner and trading company Wescoal remained steadfast in its strategic development plan during 2016 and has resultantly realised significant operational developments...

Hummingbird Resources – Building one of West Africa’s next best goldmines

AIM-listed gold junior Hummingbird Resources’ Yanfolila project is well on its way to becoming one of the next new gold mines to commence production...
Acid mine drainage

Acid mine drainage excellence

The Eastern Basin acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment plant represents excellence in heavy metal-polluted water treatment that, if left unprocessed, would have decanted to...
MRA Issue 1 - 2017

Mining Review Africa Edition 1, 2017

From our personality, the chairman of Gecamines in the DRC to South Africa’s international export woes and Mintek’s breakthrough technology for the health sector...
Northam Booysendal

Booysendal showcases exceptional expansion

Having reached its nameplate 160 000 (4E PGM) ozpa steady-state production target late in 2015, Northam Platinum’s Booysendal operation is already well underway with...

Developing a phenomenal ore body at Ivanplats’ Platreef project

Ivanhoe Mines’ 64% platinum-focused subsidiary Ivanplats is developing what could be the world’s largest PGE mine. Thanks to an ultra-thick (19 m), fl at...
Avesoro Resources

Why a continued rise in gold prices may still pan out

For most of 2016, gold prices regained some luster lost aft er a multi-year slump, buoyed by new financial risks and geopolitical developments. While Donald...

Accelerated timelines and lower project costs for Gamsberg Zinc Project

After two years at the helm of Zinc International – the component of LSE-listed diversified miner Vedanta Resources that looks aft er the African...

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