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“Mining ministry in Nigeria inundated with investment enquiries”

At the recent Nigeria Mining Week the minister spent a lot of time interacting with event partners, mining houses, exhibitors and prospective investors.

Sibanye-Stillwater delivers pioneering multi-stakeholder agri-industrial hub

Sibanye-Stillwater has entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding the collective development and implementation of a pioneering agri-processing industrial cluster initiative on the West Rand.
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Mining unions submit recommendation to Parliament on improving health and safety

South Africa’s four mining unions have submitted recommendations to Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources on health and safety challenges facing the mining industry.

Top 5 tips to control water management

The current global demand for water is at the level of 4,500 billion m³ a year and is expected to rise to 6,900 billion m³ by 2030.
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US senators oppose Kenya’s Lamu coal power plant

In a letter addressed to the African Development Bank, US senators are calling for the bank not to fund the Lamu Coal Power Plant, arguing it would tarnish Kenya's reputation as a leader in clean energy and worsen environmental quality.

Deloitte: Top 10 issues for mining during the next 12 months

As the industry now stands in the middle of what appears to be another bull run for some commodities, the next 10 years will see the continuation of rapid change in the industry against...

Mintek showcases mining waste treatment process technology

Following years of research and development in intelligent process solutions for solid and liquid mine effluent, from 14-16 March 2018 Mintek will, host a technology demonstration to showcase technologies at the Mintek Technology Demonstration...

Minister dismisses environmental appeal against Coal of Africa Vele colliery

South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs minister, Edna Molewa, has dismissed an appeal against the environmental authorisation amendments granted for Coal of Africa’s Vele colliery in the Limpopo Province. Coal of Africa (CoAL) was granted...

Stringent new legislation for SA mine dumps and stockpiles

Until recently, mining waste was regulated under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (MPRDA). Four months ago new legislation was introduced which has placed more focus on ensuring stockpiles, mine...