Thursday , February 22 2024

Grace Kisembo

East Africa Poised for Takeoff: Manufacturing, Energy, and Agriculture Sectors Soar

East Africa is on the cusp of an exciting economic transformation, with key sectors like manufacturing, energy, and agriculture primed for significant growth, according to industry leaders and experts. This burgeoning development promises to create jobs, boost exports and solidify the region’s position as a dynamic hub for investment and …

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Lukonde Sounds the Siren for Investment: DRC Pitches Itself as Africa’s Mining Powerhouse at Indaba

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) sent a clear message at the 2024 Mining Indaba: it’s open for business, and the world’s miners should take notice. Prime Minister Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde took to the stage during the event, painting a picture of a nation brimming with untapped potential – a …

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SRK promote Amstrong, O’Brien

SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African Consulting Practice. Armstrong has been with the company since 2001, when he joined as a student geologist. He has been involved in geotechnical projects throughout Africa, as well as in countries includingArgentina, …

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Mining 2024: Navigating Turbulence With Purpose and Tech, Says Deloitte Report

The mining and metals sector stands at a crossroads, navigating a complex storm of global uncertainty, supply chain disruptions, and the ever-present pressure to meet ESG demands. But amidst the turbulence, a new report from Deloitte, “Tracking the trends 2024,” offers a beacon of hope. Highlighting ten key trends shaping …

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South Africa’s Nuclear Power Ambitions – Pioneering Reactor Exports

In a groundbreaking discussion at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, Stratek Global’s Chairman Kelvin Kemm, asserted that South Africa is poised to become a nuclear reactor exporting nation. Highlighting the country’s status as the first to develop a commercial Small Modular Reactor (SMR), Kemm unveiled the HTMR-100, positioning South …

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Atlantic Council’s Africa Centre Unveils Revolutionary Critical Minerals Initiative at Mining Indaba

The Africa Centre of the Atlantic Council is embarking on an innovative three-year programme dedicated to critical minerals in Africa. With Africa housing 30% of the world’s critical-mineral reserves, the continent assumes a pivotal role in twenty-first-century supply chains, especially for electric vehicles, lithium batteries, cellphones, medical scanners, and military …

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Innovator Grace Akinyi Awarded USD$25,000 Research Grant as Winner of 2024 Mining Competition

The conclusion of the Mining Innovation and Research Battlefield 2024 at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town has revealed Grace Akinyi, Founder of Women in Mining Kenya, as the deserving winner. The competition, organised by the Development Partner Institute (DPI) and Investing in African Mining Indaba, provided a platform for …

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Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula sign agreements to become first customers of the Lobito Atlantic Railway

Trafigura and Kamoa-Kakula have today agreed long-term commitments to transport minerals via the Lobito Atlantic Railway for a minimum term of six years. The terms of the Reserved Capacity Agreements were signed during the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa and mark the first long-term commercial commitments to the …

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Mining Indaba 2024 Kicks Off: Embracing Disruption for a Bold New Future

Day one of the Investing in African Mining Indaba, the continent’s premier mining event, set the tone for a week of transformative discussions and bold pronouncements under the theme “Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining.” The opening ceremony and subsequent disruptive discussions painted …

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Tanzania Aims to Become Africa’s Leading Mining Destination with Focus on Value Addition and Sustainability

The Tanzanian Ministry of Minerals unveiled a bold initiative today at the 2024 Mining Indaba, positioning the country as Africa’s premier mining destination of choice. This strategic move, championed by President Samia Suluhu Hassan, recognizes Tanzania’s immense mineral wealth, spanning critical minerals, rare earth elements, precious metals, energy, and industrial …

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