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Africa Loses Shine in Global Mining Investment Race

Africa’s once-promising allure for mining exploration has dimmed considerably, according to the latest Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies. The continent now houses the most jurisdictions ranked at the bottom of the global attractiveness index, raising concerns about policy uncertainty and environmental regulations. While rich in mineral wealth, numerous African …

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Cobre Drills for Copper Riches in Botswana’s Kalahari Copper Belt

Cobre Limited has ignited its quest for copper and silver in Botswana’s Kalahari Copper Belt, commencing a diamond drilling program at its Okavango Copper Project (OCP). This 2,000-meter initiative marks a significant step for the company, targeting not only the discovery of valuable minerals but potentially unearthing new resources close …

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Shared value, ESG integration can elevate Africa

As new business trends emerge, the 2024 Africa Shared Value and ESG Summit is set to transform the African business landscape. Organisers said the summit is a partnership between the Africa Shared Value Leadership Summit and the ESG Africa Conference. Scheduled for 24 to 25 October in Nairobi, Kenya, the …

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Energy Indaba to empower nations with latest technology

Africa Energy Indaba has announced the theme for its the upcoming 2024 edition of the Indaba exhibition. The energy event will be held under the theme of – ‘Empower, Energise, Excel: Africa’s Premier Energy Exhibition.’ Slated for the 5th to the 7th of  March 2024 at the Cape Town International …

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Commonwealth action group launched to help African countries cut methane emissions

A new action group intends to help Commonwealth countries, including African member states, rapidly cut emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane as part of wider efforts to keep rising global temperatures within liveable limits. The country-led coalition was announced at a ministerial event on the margins of the United …

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Orica, Caterpillar collaborate to improve integrated workflows

Orica and Caterpillar Inc. are teaming up to improve real-time data exchange and integrate workflows across the mining value chain. The collaboration is aimed at providing customers with intelligence to improve decision-making and optimise operations and the mining industry has started to unlock the potential of combining data, sensors, and …

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ABB, Bridon-Bekaert Ropes to deliver integrated mine hoists services

The two leading OEM companies join forces to develop an integrated service portfolio for ABB mine hoists, According to the two companies, the partnership is an important step in ABB’s ambition to expand the service portfolio and maximize customer value Geographic reach will focus on the mine hoist end user markets …

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A new identity for Atlas Copco Group

Atlas Copco Group launched a new identity, including a new Group logo, a new visual identity, and a new tagline: Technology that transforms the future. The current blue and white Atlas Copco brand and logo will continue to be used on products and services, in the same way as other …

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Funding sustainable growth in Africa

The key to Africa’s energy transition is connecting investors to the opportunities in the continent’s emerging renewables sector. Foreign direct investment can be the secret to our success. Developing a new global energy mix requires partnerships – at every level. These partnerships can take several forms. They can be interpersonal …

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SA Deputy President Mashatile to speak at Africa Oil Week

South African Deputy President, Mr Paul Mashatile, is scheduled to speak at Africa Oil Week (AOW) on Tuesday 10 October, in Cape Town. The gathering is the continent’s leading event in the upstream oil-and-gas energy space, and it sees representatives of more than 25 African governments coming together with energy …

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