There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish – Michelle Obama Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification, is proud to announce the launch of its “BV Women in Africa Mentorship Program” a strategic collaborative partnership with TWAA, an innovative and disruptive global …Read More »
When I last visited Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana, I was horrified by the dreadfully long queues of heavily laden trucks waiting to cross through border posts. I chatted to a few of the truck drivers and they complained bitterly about their long waits. It’s simply nonsensical and a gross brake …Read More »
The announcement of a prolonged shut-down across many major African countries as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 could have dramatic negative effects on the economy of the entire continent. Africa’s GDP is largely driven by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector that accounts for …Read More »
How will multinational mining companies respond to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues?
Despite the short-to-midterm challenges of the global pandemic, the biggest challenge for multinational mining companies over the next decade will be responding to investors’ growing focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. As a focal point of how seriously the extractives industries are now taking ESG investing, over the …Read More »
Mining sector’s evolution is in tandem with global demand for increased responsibility and sustainability.
The expectations and priorities of a modern-day investor in the mining sector have significantly changed in line with global demand for more responsible and sustainable extraction of mineral resources. ESG, referring to the performance of investment portfolios against Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards, has firmly established itself across the …Read More »
Organisers of Electra Mining Africa have announced that the 2020 show, due to take place from 7-11 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next edition of the show will be held from 5-9 September 2022 at the same …Read More »
Set to help mine planners, designers prepare prospective regions accurately MICROMINE has expanded its suite of intuitive mine planning tools which will be available in a significant upgrade pack to be released next month, the company has revealed. The software specialist, which is a market leader in mine design and …Read More »
Government has Kenmare resources environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA) for the purpose-built road to Pilivili at Moma Titanium Minerals Mine. As part of its growth strategy to increase production to 1.2 million tonnes per annum of ilmenite from 2021, Kenmare is relocating its Wet Concentrator Plant (WCP) B …Read More »
First Quantum Minerals (FQM) believes the private sector investment in renewable energy will inevitably play an increasingly important role in meeting the country’s energy deficit. Speaking before a Parliamentary Committee on Energy, FQM Head of Government Affairs John Gladston said it was clear that the energy crisis has been created …Read More »
Russian companies have offered African countries solutions based on the internet of things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to boost mining production. The offers follow the realisation that traditional means are becoming increasingly expensive, with productivity falling due to technical maintenance costs, unreliable equipment, reactive troubleshooting, a lower equipment utilisation …Read More »