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Governments invest more in Mining Indaba

Organisers of the Mining Indaba have revealed that governments are leading the way in investing at the mining jamboree. Forty countries were represented at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba to promote the continent’s mining sectors to a global audience of investors, suppliers and other key stakeholders. According to …

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2020 will likely be a turning point for sustainable finance in Africa’s mining sector

As corporates proactively implement measures to operate more responsibly and improve their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance, 2020 is shaping up to be a watershed year for sustainable finance in Africa. The continent’s mining sector is likely to be among the adopters of sustainable finance products, particularly as mining …

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Engagement with the alternative mining indaba key-mining stakeholders

Mining stakeholders at the Mining Indaba currently happening in Cape Town have expressed satisfaction in the engagement they had with the Alternative Mining Indaba. The African Union, the Minerals Council South Africa, Mining Indaba, the International Council of Mining and Metals and South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources on Wednesday …

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Côte d’Ivoire’s Tietto Minerals wins the Investment Battlefield challenge at African Mining Indaba.

An emerging mining company in Côte d’Ivoire, Tietto Minerals, has won the 2020 ‘Investment Battlefield’ competition at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba has grown into the most comprehensive gathering of mining companies, investors, governments, mine solution providers and media …

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Players expect improved performance, reduction in frequency and severity of TSF-Mining delegates

The controversial issue of Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) construction and management following a spate of disasters over the last 24 months was unpacked during a breakfast discussion by leading mining services companies Fraser Alexander, Knight Piesold and Webber Wentzel on the sidelines of the annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba …

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UK-AFRICA SUMMIT: Britain makes a small first step towards green technology

Climate campaigners have described the announcement by the British government to suspend financial support for thermal coal as a “small first step.” The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced at the inaugural UK-Africa summit that the government will suspend financial support for thermal coal as part of efforts to present …

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Revitalizing economic ties top of agenda at the UK-Africa summit

African Development Bank President Akinwumi  Adesina is expected in London for the UK-Africa Summit, an investment summit aimed at forging new partnerships under the theme: ‘Partners for prosperity.’ The summit is being convened by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and kicks off on January 20th. According to a statement, a busy …

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Gold exports from Tanzania rise 42% in year to November on the back of higher pricing

HIGHER pricing and an increase in volumes saw Tanzania’s earnings from gold exports rise 42% in the year to November; this is according to an online news source. Citing the east African country’s central bank, the newswire said gold exports rose to $2.14bn in the year to November from $1.51bn …

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