Nigeria: Pandemic a lesson to not just rely on oil

"We have realised that we cannot continue to rely on oil to fund our budget. We need exploit our natural resources sustainably."
Weir

Plant optimisation: Proactive technology needed

“Mining companies should approach process optimisation proactively as it is recognised as an important activity to be conducted during recession periods."
covid-19

Securing a place for artisanal mining post COVID-19

Artisanal mining should not be left to collapse post COVID-19 because the sector has a direct impact on the livelihoods of many communities.
Guinea

Mining could diversify economy, create jobs in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea, through the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, intends to fully tap into its minerals potential, especially in the Rio Muni area.
Solar energy renewable power gold

A genius move: Solar hybrid power plant for Syama gold mine

Investing in the establishment of one of the world’s most advanced automated underground gold mines is a major undertaking for any mining company.
sustainability

Sustainable social transitioning at mine closure: a paradigm shift

Minerals are a finite resource and mine closure has a profound and often devastating impact on surrounding communities and towns.
volt resources gold

Volt Resources to acquire gold project in Guinea

The acquired permits are located in the Suguiri Basin which forms part of the richly mineralised West African Birimian Gold Belt.
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Golden Star Resources advises COVID-19 case

The affected team member was tested and samples were processed at the Government accredited testing facility in Takoradi and now remains in isolation.
Lycopodium

Lycopodium uses its technical know-how in the fight against COVID-19

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.
aggreko energy

Mining decarbonises through hybrid energy solutions

The mining industry is an energy-intensive industry - a situation that is compounded by its intensive use of fossil fuels to power its operations.

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