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drc

Calls to withdraw army from Fungurume mines in the DRC

Human rights NGO Amnesty International has called for the withdrawal of armed forces in and around the Tenke Fungurume mining complex in the DRC.

Moving mining in Nigeria to the next level

Interview with new President of the Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN): “moving mining to the next level”

Eurasian Resources supports Pact’s ‘Children out of Mining’ 

Eurasian Resources to support “Children out of Mining-Northern Kolwezi”, an initiative carried out by international development organisation, Pact.
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.
Mantashe

Eurasian Resources forecasts strong metals price recovery

Benedikt Sobotka, CEO of Eurasian Resources Group, one of the world’s leading diversified natural resources groups, predicts a strong metals recovery ahead. "Eurasian Resources'...
drc

Major copper players show long-term commitment to the DRC

DRC Mining Week 2018 was a success and saw all major copper/cobalt producers attend– a clear demonstration on the value they place in the conference.
Lucara Diamonds

DMR takes first step in legalising zama zamas

The handover tomorrow of two mining permits in Kimberley could be the first sign that the South African government is making illegal mining legal.
gold

Illegal mining in Ghana will create risk to social stability

The coming end of a ban on small-scale mining in Ghana will increase the difficulties involved in countering illegal mining, likely seeing the practice...
gold

Minister Fayemi to address illegal miners activities

The Nigerian Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has reaffirmed the Federal Government’s pledge to address illegal activities of miners.

Artisanal diamond mining communities get Antwerp funding

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) will deliver its third donation grant to the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) in support of the DDI’s work...

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