artisanal mining

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'...
eurasian resources

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...
iron

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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