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Nigeria Mining Week Digital Event

Recognise Nigeria’s progress says investor roundtable

Nigeria's Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has committed to its roadmap and met milestones to improve the ease of doing business in the country.
iron steel coronavirus covid-19 aeci

COVID-19: An unprecedented threat to development in Africa

The COVID-19 crisis threatens to reverse recent development progress across the region and may weigh on growth for years to come.
Minrom

Mapping Africa – Mining cadastre key to unlocking mineral wealth

The key to attract mineral exploration into resource-rich African countries is having access to reliable, publicly-available geological data.
sustainability

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

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...

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