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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…

Mining in Zimbabwe with the Future in Mind

Mining in Zimbabwe with the Future in Mind. Part of the Mining Matters series from Africa Legal Environmental problems are rife in large-scale and artisanal small-scale mining areas in Zimbabwe writes Tafadzwa Masukume, an associate with Manokore Attorneys in Harare.…

6 reasons why COVID-19 response planning should prioritise ASM communities

6 reasons why COVID-19 response planning should prioritise ASM communities. By Adam Rolfe, Estelle Levin-Nally and Holger Grundel. As the world’s priorities are reshaped by the COVID-19 crisis, Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM) communities should not be overlooked. The underlying…

16 Ministers and Top Government Officials Confirmed to Attend Africa Oil Week.

16 Ministers and Top Government Officials Confirmed to Attend Africa Oil Week. 6 Ministers and Top Government Officials Confirmed to Attend Africa Oil Week, as regional collaboration becomes more important than ever. Amid the current oil price crash, Africa Oil…

Africa is home to some of the world’s most intriguing mines and mining projects.

Africa is home to some of the world’s most intriguing mines and mining projects. Here, we take a look at some projects helping change the future of mining in Africa. Africa’s top mining projects Tendao gold project – Democratic Republic…

Energy landscape in Africa transitions to base load capable renewables

Energy landscape in Africa transitions to base load capable renewables. Technology disruption presents opportunity for Renewables, African utilities and their funders. The advent of renewables, new storage technologies present Africa’s utilities with an opportunity to increase capacity and efficiency while…

How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of communities living nearby

How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of communities living nearby. Mining is a major economic activity in many developing countries. In South Africa, mining of gold, coal and other natural resources has played a significant role in…