The past 18 months has seen a uptick in exploration. There have been boom and bust cycles in the past – the latest cycle lasting longer than expected.
When Sadanand Makar started Oriental Rubber Industries in 1949, he did so in order to supply rubber products to the Indian Army.
Key to enabling African economies to make the most of their opportunities is developing infrastructure in the region. China is a central figure in this.
Avenira has completed a feasibility study to expand its Baobab phosphate project in Senegal to a phosphate rock mine with a concentrate capacity of 1 Mtpa.
Gold miner IAMGOLD Corporation says that the results of its feasibility study for its Boto gold project in Senegal outline an economically robust, low cost production project which will produce 140 000 ozpa over a 13-year lifespan
TSXV-listed Thor Explorations has capitalised on its first-mover advantage in the under-explored country of Nigeria.