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14 October 2021

Innovation keeps Kibali at the forefront

Innovation keeps Kibali at the forefront Continuing investment in technological innovation is keeping global giant Barrick Gold’s Kibali mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) at the forefront of developments in automated mining. According to Mark Bristow, President and CEO of Barrick Gold, machine learning has been implemented at the mine’s three hydropower […]

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Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria

Resilience is the key to unlock power projects in Nigeria Resilience is the mother of all virtues…and the key to unlocking successful independent power projects in Nigeria, writes Nicolas Mathon, Director, Project Development, Africa and Europe, Wärtsilä Energy The successful completion of the Azura Edo 450MW gas-fired power project in 2016 was hailed at the time as

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Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub

Giant first step towards an Egyptian hydrogen hub       In a significant step towards developing a green hydrogen hub in Egypt, Norwegian energy company Scatec has entered into an agreement with ammonia producer Fertiglobe and the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE) to jointly develop a 50-100MW green hydrogen facility as feedstock for green ammonia production.

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Golden Deeps’ Nosib in Namibia is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Golden Deeps’ Nosib in Namibia is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week If the copper price remains buoyant for the next few years, and Namibia maintains its reputation as a top-class mining destination, taking a chance on an early-stage exploration project in the country sounds like a great idea, writes Leon Louw, founder and editor of

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New water treatment plant will benefit Botswana’s economy

New water treatment plant will benefit Botswana’s economy A new, multi-stage water treatment plant, which will be built in Kasane in the northern region of Botswana, will greatly benefit the region’s economy by boosting tourism and business as well as providing additional water resources to local communities. South African based WEC Projects has been appointed

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