Latest News Mines


21/10/2021 at 18h28, by Africa Business+

Rio Tinto mulling return to Simandou

On 8 October, Jakob Stausholm, Rio Tinto’s CEO since January 2021, stated that he was carefully studying...


01/10/2021 at 16h31, by Africa Business+

Former Clarus Securities Nana Sangmuah seeks strategic gold partner in Mali

The president and CEO of Roscan Gold Corporation, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, is prepared to...


29/09/2021 at 18h14, by Africa Business+

Yves Kabongo seeks $55 million Zani-Kodo project for Central African Gold

With dual Congolese (DR Congo) and Canadian citizenship, entrepreneur Yves Kabongo has been in the news...


10/09/2021 at 17h06, by Africa Business+

US-based VanEck targets Caledonia after Endeavour, Harmony and B2gold

There is no stopping the well-known gold fund manager in Africa. VanEck has now positioning itself in...


06/09/2021 at 17h11, by Africa Business+

Far Ltd to give shareholders an AUS$80m bonus and exit from Guinea-Bissau

The Australian oil company, long mired in disputes over its interests in the Senegalese offshore, is...


02/09/2021 at 15h00, by Africa Business+

Centamin negotiating with Egypt on the tax status of the block around Sankari mine

The London and Toronto listed gold producer maximises its key asset, the Sankari gold mine in Egypt....


02/09/2021 at 07h18, by Africa Business+

Boubacar Thera and Anbogo Guindo at the heart of the Mali strategy for Altus  

With the backing of La Mancha, owned by the Sawiris family, Steven Poulton, head of Altus Strategies,...


01/09/2021 at 12h38, by Africa Business+

Base Resources reduces debt while waiting for green light from Malagasy

Currently active in Kenya, the Australian producer of heavy mineral sands—used by the pigment industry—...

Executive Management

31/08/2021 at 14h39, by Africa Business+

Guillaume Kurek to lead €30 million expansion of GCO-Eramet sand mine in Senegal

Appointed this mid-August within the group, the new director of the mineralised sands company is to head...


26/08/2021 at 16h35, by Africa Business+

Minim-Martap Bauxite Mine: Canyon retains MCC (China Minmetals) for the financial package and continues discussions with Camrail 

The Australian company has entered a strategic partnership with MCC-CIE, an entity of the giant China...


24/08/2021 at 17h04, by Africa Business+

After taking over Glencore’s refinery in Zambia, Jubilee Metals to refurbish ZCCM-IH’s Mopani unit 

The British mining company, which initially specialised in chromium and PGMs (Platinum Group Metals)...


02/08/2021 at 16h58, by Africa Business+

Rising litigation over mining permits in Africa  

Mining operators and local authorities have been battling in recent months in several African jurisdictions.

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