Investing in the establishment of one of the world’s most advanced automated underground gold mines is a major undertaking for any mining company.
The mining industry is an energy-intensive industry - a situation that is compounded by its intensive use of fossil fuels to power its operations.
Health and safety
B2Gold Corp. has identified 10 positive COVID-19 cases at the Fekola gold mine site in Mali, 9 of which are currently asymptomatic.
Cora Gold has appointed Digby Wells Environmental to undertake the environmental and social impact assessment for its Sanankoro gold project in Mali.
The median score for Africa on the investment attractiveness index showed a decrease of five points this year making it the worst performing region.
TSX-listed miners Endeavour Mining and SEMAFO shareholders are scheduled to vote on the proposed merger of the two companies on 28 May 2020, following the filing of a joint management information circular.
Safety is a top priority for Barrick Gold as the company strives for a zero-harm workplace, as is environmental management.