Tuesday , January 31 2023

Features

Past 12 months were one of the most challenging ever for Blencowe Resources -CEO

For the fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2022, London-listed Blencowe Resources reported a comprehensive loss of £1.1 million that was attributable to the group’s equity holders. With no income in the year, the group says it continues to monitor the loss before tax to ensure its continued viability …

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Responsible mining demands multidisciplinary teams

As the mining sector gathers again for the 2023 African Mining Indaba, there is likely to be both excitement and apprehension in the air. Global trends toward decarbonisation are raising demand expectations for battery minerals, and geopolitical tensions suggest that Africa may become more of a focus for sourcing these …

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Latest Technology Advancements to be on display at Mining Indaba 2023 with Infratech Content Platform

The future of African mining will take centre stage as industry experts delve into the latest technology developments that contribute to building and delivering mines of the future, today. Brand new to Mining Indaba 2023 is the launch of the three-day InfraTech content platform. It will debut with an exciting lineup of …

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Epiroc Wins Large Equipment Order for Platinum Mine in South Africa

A leading productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries, Epiroc, has won a large order for low-profiling mining equipment from African Rainbow Minerals for use at a platinum mine in South Africa. African Rainbow Minerals has ordered drill rigs, loaders and mine trucks for use at the …

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US signs MoU with DRC and Zambia for Cobalt and Copper Mining and Processing for Electric Vehicle batteries

The United States of America’s Department of State released a signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia on electric vehicle battery value chains. The document was signed on 13 December 2022, during the Africa Leaders Summit and states DRC and Zambia’s involvement in …

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SRK Consulting appoints new MD

Andrew van Zyl has been appointed as managing director of SRK Consulting (SA), the South African arm of the global SRK network of consulting engineering practices. He is also a member of the SRK Global Board and Exco. Van Zyl stepped into the role from January 2023, taking over from …

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Kenya’s communities to see an increase in entrepreneurial investment following new partnership

Kenya’s startup ecosystem has shown impressive growth over the years, obtaining both 2.1 points in the StartupBlink ecosystem index and ranking as the third-leading African country for startups after South Africa and Nigeria. These achievements have coincided with significant investment flows into areas such as Nairobi, with efforts now underway to uplift …

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How Weholite Technology is helping to maintain Zanzibar’s beauty

By Ali Gulamhussein, Plasco CEO In 2015 CPS Live Ltd, a real estate developer launched Fumba Town, a modern African town in Zanzibar, the island that lies some 30km (just over 16 nautical miles) off the Tanzanian mainland. Fumba Town consists of 3,000 housing units, commercial, retail, hospitality, and medical …

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Africa’s Moment: Becoming a global economic powerhouse

How youth and natural resources can drive the continent’s global economic and social leadership now Celebrating Heritage Month includes introspection of what we have achieved, and where we can take our countries and continent to, as African people. Africa is facing a turning-point opportunity to become a global economic powerhouse. …

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Tanzanians sue Barrick Gold in Canada over alleged mine shootings by police

A group of 21 Tanzanian nationals on Wednesday filed a lawsuit in Canada alleging the world’s second-biggest gold miner, Barrick Gold, was complicit in extrajudicial killings by police guarding its North Mara mine. The plaintiffs in the claim, filed at the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario, include relatives of …

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