Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing

Sixth Wave and MPS team up to cut cyanide usage, costs in gold processing By Daniel Gleeson   Sixth Wave Innovations says it is working with Australia-based Mining and Process Solutions (MPS) on test work initiatives in North America and…

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition

Worley out to help miners on their open pit to underground mining transition By Daniel Gleeson As open-pit mines reach their economic end of life, mine owners are considering the viability of transitioning their open-pit operations to underground. Drawing on…

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit

South Africa’s Harmony Gold To Boost Output Gains After Pandemic Hit By Felix Njini Harmony Gold Mining Co. is looking to follow its Johannesburg-based rivals in expanding elsewhere in Africa as opportunities dwindle in its home country. South Africa’s top…

Ghana miners get new finance options from Thyssenkrupp

Ghana miners get new finance options from Thyssenkrupp By David Whitehouse Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions plans to allow African miners to lease rather than purchase equipment to help them overcome cashflow problems, Philipp Nellessen, CEO for sub-Saharan Africa, tells The Africa…

Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling

Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling Barrick accepts Environmental Court ruling; Pascua-Lama development project to transition to closure Barrick Gold Corp. [ABX-TSX; GOLD-NYSE] has accepted the Antofagasta Environmental Court’s decision to uphold the closure order and sanctions Chile’s environmental regulator imposed…

IMF recognises Tanzania

IMF recognises Tanzania Tanzania’s significant Legal Reforms have been recognised by the International Monetary Fund Tanzania’s GDP has increased significantly as a result of the prominent reforms passed by the government across the Mining, Land and Finance sectors. These reforms…

The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers

The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers The Impact of COVID-19 on Sub-Saharan Oil Producers: Spotlight on Angola It’s been 4 months since the outbreak of COVID-19 triggered factories and industries to close across China – and Sub-Saharan oil…

Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism

Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism Deal-makers and investment banks are searching for optimism. The state of Mergers & Acquisitions in a pandemic-hit African market. During last November’s Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, leading financial voices were…

Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief

Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief Equatorial Guinea offers welcome fiscal relief: During economic uncertainty, oil and gas service companies welcome government measures. In what will surely be welcome relief during the current uncertain economic period for the African oil…

Diamonds: Growing consumer awareness and economic volatility, where is the industry heading?

Diamonds: Growing consumer awareness and economic volatility, where is the industry heading? By Our Correspondence The phrase “blood diamonds”, which has now entered common parlance, originated on the African continent well over a decade ago. It refers to unlawful and…