Opportunities, minerals and time are finite therefore the policies that guide the mining sector should be structured with mindfulness.
Mining companies in Africa can look forward to an increased focus on issues of social impact in environmental regulations in 2020.
Health and safety
It will nearly be twelve months since the Brumadinho tailings safety disaster in Brazil which claimed over two hundred and fifty lives.
The International Organization for Migration regional office for West and Central Africa, is hosting an exhibition documenting the plight of artisanal gold miners in West Africa.
As 2019 draws to an end it is important to reflect on the journey of the sector in the last 12 months and sift through the insights that it has offered.
A new data study has delivered the first ever comprehensive picture of the state of ASM in cobalt, copper and conflict minerals.
The utilization and exploitation of mineral wealth in any country is undertaken under the administration and direction of the presiding government.
The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded a new USAID-funded sustainable mine site validation in North and South Kivu in the DRC.
Communities protesting active and potential mining projects and entities are being witnessed in many mineral rich countries across the globe.