World Bank


World Bank gains traction with Climate-Smart Mining facility

The World Bank has launched its Climate-Smart Mining Facility – the first-ever fund dedicated to making mining for minerals and metals a more sustainable.
Universal Coal

World Bank to assist developing countries move away from coal

The World Bank, Canada, and the United Kingdom have together announced they will provide financial, technical and advisory support for developing countries that have decided to transition away from coal and accelerate the uptake of cleaner sources of energy.

Xcalibur: unlocking wealth in West Africa

Xcalibur Airborne Geophysics has been awarded a World Bank sponsored magnetic and radiometric mapping project for the government of Burkina Faso.
Mining Indaba

Mining Indaba 2018 – five key takeaways

The Investing in African Mining Indaba 2018 conference has been hailed a phenomenal success. This has set the stage for the event to continue...

Indian coal sector needs international support on high efficiency coal initiatives

The Indian coal sector requires international support for advanced coal technologies in the country - because coal has been identified as playing a critical...

New African mining law database promotes transparency and investment

The primary laws and regulations for mineral resources across all 53 African countries will be freely available via a new African mining law online...

World Coal Association calls on World Bank to recognise coal’s electricity...

The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on the World Bank to recognise the vital role of coal in bringing affordable, reliable electricity to hundreds of...

New Burkina Faso mining code focused on local community development

The new Burkina Faso mining code, passed by its acting parliament - the National Transitional Council on 26 June – has made it compulsory...

Burkina Faso mining code – new draft released

Burkina Faso – A new draft of the Burkina Faso mining code has been released which has been adopted to replace the 2003 code. This is...

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