Oil and Gas
"We have realised that we cannot continue to rely on oil to fund our budget. We need exploit our natural resources sustainably."
Artisanal mining should not be left to collapse post COVID-19 because the sector has a direct impact on the livelihoods of many communities.
Equatorial Guinea, through the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, intends to fully tap into its minerals potential, especially in the Rio Muni area.
Investing in the establishment of one of the world’s most advanced automated underground gold mines is a major undertaking for any mining company.
Minerals are a finite resource and mine closure has a profound and often devastating impact on surrounding communities and towns.
Health and safety
Australian mining engineering firm Lycopodium has joined the fight against COVID-19 by designing and fabricating an electrically operated ventilator for use as an emergency backup in the event of a shortage.
The mining industry is an energy-intensive industry - a situation that is compounded by its intensive use of fossil fuels to power its operations.