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Mining, construction sectors boost Tanzania’s GDP

Mining, natural gas and construction sectors boost Tanzania's GDP
Tanzania's GDP grew 6.8 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017 compared to 6.2 per cent in the same period the previous year mainly supported by mining and gas, and construction sectors. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics shows that Tanzania's construction...

Kibo Mining gets ESIA certificate for Tanzania’s Mbeya coal project

Kibo Mining gets ESIA certificate for Tanzania's Mbeya coal project
Kibo Mining PLC has announced that it has been awarded an environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) certificate for its flagship Mbeya coal project and the Mbeya power generation project in Tanzania. The ESIAs represent integral elements of the approval process for the company’s proposed...

South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 event in Juba

All roads leads to South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 in Juba
For the second year, Africa Oil & Power returns to Juba to host South Sudan Oil & Power 2018. The conference, commissioned and endorsed by the Ministry of Petroleum and Ministry of Energy and Dams of South Sudan, will take place on November 21-22, 2018, at...

Burkina Faso:Construction of Boungou Mine 87% Complete

Burkina FasoConstruction of Boungou Mine 87% Complete
SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF) (OMX:SMF) has announced that construction of the Boungou Mine in Burkina Faso is 87% complete, with first gold scheduled to be poured early in the third quarter of 2018. In a first step towards this milestone, the Corporation began commissioning activities on dry plant...

Zimbabwe’s mining sector is most attractive to investors

Zimbabwe's mining sector is most attractive to investors
Zimbabwe's mining sector is the most attractive investment area going by the number of applications with interest in the sector, statistics from the Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) has shown. Out of the 153 approved  investment proposals in the first 11 months of 2017, 57 of them...

Work starts on huge LPG import and storage facility in Durban

Work starts on huge LPG import and storage facility in Durban
Construction is underway for a major LPG import and storage facility in Richards Bay, north of Durban in South Africa, the firms behind the project have confirmed. South Africa’s Bidvest Tank Terminals (BTT), a unit of Bidvest Group, and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) firm Petredec said...

Endeavour Mining boosts Ity mine in Côte d’Ivoire

Endeavour Mining boosts ity mine in Côte d’Ivoire
Canadian firm Endeavour Mining has announced that it will forge ahead with construction  of a Carbon-in-Leach (“CIL”) plant at its Ity gold mine in Côte d’Ivoire. The firm said the project is aimed at expanding the Ity mine by 14 years, based on current reserves...

Uganda mineral licensing system goes online

Uganda mineral licensing system goes online
Uganda mineral licensing system has moved online to enhance service delivery and boost data accuracy, Commissioner of Mines, Mrs Agnes Alaba Kuterema has said. The system will enable customers to submit applications online as well as undertake all other statutory business processes such as making payments, submitting...

Acacia Mining scales down Tanzania operations

Acacia Mining scales down Tanzania operations
International mining firm Acacia will scale down its underground work at its Tanzanian gold mine in the wake of a ban on exports of unprocessed ore by the government, the company said Monday. Acacia also said that it will lay off staff. And shares plummeted...

Junior Nigerian firm wins African Mining Indaba contest

Upcoming Nigeria firm tops African Mining Indaba contest
Thor Exploration Limited a junior Nigerian mining firm has emerged winner of the 2018 Investment Battlefield organized by African Mining Indaba for their gold exploration project in the Southwest state of the country. The company was selected as the most promising of the 22 junior...
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