Despite disruptions during Q1 2020, global coal production is expected to grow, albeit by a marginal 0.1% to 8.13 billion tonnes (Bnt) in 2020.
Oil and Gas
This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both entities during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi last October.
Health and safety
While the scale and consequences of the Brumadinho dam failure were extreme, other tailings dam failures have occurred on a regular basis.
Natural diamond production is on pace to be around 149 million carats in 2018, which compares to approximately 152 million in 2017.
Nuclear engineering students in Russia have shared their experiences with aspiring nuclear scientists from Zambia and other African countries.
Features & Analysis
China will remain a key driver of global commodity demand but India and Indonesia will put added pressure on minerals supply.
The first-ever industrial PPP investment project undertaken by partners from all BRICS member states has been pioneered in the gold mining sector.
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