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African Development Bank approves natural resources centre strategy

The African Development Bank (AfDB) last week approved the six-year strategy of the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC). The strategy is intended to operationalise the centre by...

DPI Plastics piping overcomes challenging mining conditions

Mining poses a particularly challenging environment for piping systems and products. DPI Plastics overcomes these challenges in terms of innovation and technology, having met...

Roger Baxter: Multi-year electricity tariff hike will cripple the mining sector

South Africa's Chamber of Mines has contested Eskom’s application to NERSA for a multi-year electricity tariff hike of 24%, noting that the mining industry’s sustainability would be severely compromised. In...

Boart Longyear introduces new versatile compact sonic rig

Boart Longyear, a provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, has introduced the LS250 MiniSonic, a compact rig suitable for the mining sector. Capable of drilling...

Revolutionary non-detonable rock breaking device launched

Blasting and explosives company AEL unveiled a technologically-advanced range of non-detonating, self-stemming rock breaking cartridges at the Institute of Quarrying conference and exhibition in...

Africa remains a relatively attractive mining investment destination

Africa - The median score for Africa on mining policy factors increased noticeably in 2014, and remains relatively steady when considering the overall investment...

Zimbabwe indigenization: Infrastructure also at risk

Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe indigenization continues to see political risk rising as the economy struggles on and the battle of succession is increasingly coming to the forefront. The...

CoM commends Nene on highlighting mining sector’s project Phakisa in budget...

Commenting on Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s maiden budget address, held in Cape Town on Wednesday, Chamber of Mines (CoM) of South Africa president Mike...

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