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South Africa mine workers win case on Coronavirus safety

South Africa mine workers win case on Coronavirus safety
South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy(DMRE) will now be forced to impose strict safety guidelines on mining companies to protect mine workers from the novel coronavirus.  The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) announced Sunday that it had received an order from...

Gold miner B2Gold opens Otjikoto Solar Farm in Namibia

Gold miner B2Gold opens Otjikoto Solar Farm in Namibia
Gold miner B2Gold has inaugurated a major solar farm at its Otjikoto mine in Namibia in what energy minister Tom Alweendo calls "yet another significant contribution in the private sector’s drive for sustainable energy solutions." The 7MW Otjikoto Solar Farm will be one of the largest installations of its kind...

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...

How To Improve Mining Emergency Preparedness

How To Improve Mining Emergency Preparedness
Mining emergencies are operational or environmental hazards that occur during mining. Having a readily available and effective emergency response system is essential to the safety of miners and the provision of a safe working environment. Such procedures will better protect workers, families, and the...

Line your pockets with gold when you play these lucrative Slots

Line your pockets with gold when you play these lucrative Slots
As the old saying goes, all that glitters is not gold, however in this slot game, that couldn’t be further from the truth! Whether you prefer to get your hands dirty or travel in style, there’s sure to be an enjoyable way for you...

Why Western Africa is the next Gold mining frontier

Western Africa is fast emerging as the continent’s top region for gold mining. The region is currently being seen as a more attractive prospect than Asia or South America to construct new mines due to the return on investment capital. This has led to the...

South Africa formalises artisanal mining to spur economic recovery

South Africa formalises artisanal mining to spur economic recovery
Artisanal mining is being formalised to create an avenue to mine sterilised deposits, energy and resource minister Gwede Mantashe has said. Speaking at the 2020 Junior Indaba for explorers, developers, and investors in junior mining, Mr Mantashe said that government will also focus on the...

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...

Tanzania releases damning report on diamonds mining

Tanzania releases damning report on diamonds mining
In summary Reports show deep seated corruption in diamonds mining in Tanzania It also reveals government officials' involvement in the scandal Some government officials have resigned over the report A parliamentary committee tasked to investigate diamonds mining in Tanzania in the central region of Shinyanga...

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...

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