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Gécamines commences with business restructure

The DRC's state-owned mining company Gécamines has commenced with the restructure of its business as part of a transformation plan to bring the company back to a state of growth and profitability.
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Mining M&A deals: divestment to dominate in 2016 says EY

Mining M&A (merger and acquisition) activity in the sector in 2016 will be shaped by financial distress, with divestments expected to pick up pace...
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Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising remain subdued – EY

Mergers, acquisitions and capital raising activity remained subdued over the first half of 2015, with the mining and metals sector remaining largely focused on...

African countries retract resource nationalism, promote investment – EY

While resource nationalism remains an issue in many African countries, several countries are experiencing retreats and have returned their focus to investment attraction, changing...

Future growth becomes top business risk facing mining and metals companies

International – Although productivity improvement was the top business risk facing mining and metals companies worldwide in 2014, last year’s second biggest risk -...

Five year high for African foreign direct investment in 2014 says...

According to EY’s 2015 Africa attractiveness survey – Making choices, the share of African foreign direct investment (FDI) projects fell 8.4% in 2014, but...

Acacia Mining contributes $675M to Tanzanian economy in 2014

Tanzania - A report recently released by EY has demonstrated the significant impact that African gold miner Acacia Mining’s activities in Tanzania continue to...

Mega mining projects show 62% average budget overrun says EY

Overruns to sanctioned budget and schedule commitments are the norm with global mega mining projects, showing an average budget overrun of a “staggering 62%”. This...

EY: Revised mining laws in Africa to benefit all stakeholders

African mining governments are looking to increase the monetary benefits for all the stakeholders connected to mining projects by revising their mining laws -...

Mining skills essential, even now says EY

The end of the mining boom in 2008 saw mining companies shift their focus from mining skills retention to cost saving efforts. According to...

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