2 Dec 2021

Montero versus Tanzania in expropriation spat

Montero versus Tanzania in expropriation spat Legal proceedings are underway in the dispute between Canadian listed Montero Mining and Exploration and the Government of Tanzania.    Montero’s Wigu Hill Rare […]
1 Dec 2021

Why remote mines are going green

Why remote mines are going green Going green is no longer a choice for mining companies, it’s a necessity, and besides, it’s the right thing to do, writes Leon Louw […]
1 Dec 2021

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities

SA mines embrace renewable opportunities South African mining companies have taken advantage of government’s new energy regulations and generated 146% more electricity from renewables than the target of 1600MW set […]
30 Nov 2021

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica

Welcome to a new world. Welcome to WhyAfrica Travel restrictions and Omicron will slow us down, but never stop us. Africa will survive and continue trading and doing business, writes […]
29 Nov 2021

Shallow Reefs Gold in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Shallow Reefs Gold in SA is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week The Witwatersrand Basin in Johannesburg, South Africa, still offers significant opportunities for new gold mining companies. Shallow Reefs Gold […]
29 Nov 2021

SA law firm’s compliance solution removes complexity in mining

SA law firm’s compliance solution removes complexity in mining South African specialist law firm NSDV has created an outsourced compliance solution that will assist mining companies doing business in Africa. […]
28 Nov 2021

Learning from nature in tailings dam design

Learning from nature in tailings dam design With the latest tailings dam standards demanding a longer-term view of design, construction and closure outcomes, there is growing interest in design philosophies […]
26 Nov 2021

Water management key to Kenya’s mining sector

Water management key to Kenya’s mining sector Kenya’s mining industry, which generated an estimated Ksh22.7- billion in 2020, is expected to grow as more operators are set to begin production […]
25 Nov 2021

Kangra Coal invests in a life of mine beyond 2031

Kangra Coal invests in a life of mine beyond 2031 Coal mining company Kangra, a subsidiary of mining investment company Menar, is nearing the completion of the construction of the […]
24 Nov 2021

SA’s Elandsfontein ready to deliver phosphate rock

SA’s Elandsfontein ready to deliver phosphate rock Development at African phosphate developer Kropz’s Elandsfontein mine in the Western Cape province of South Africa is on track to be commissioned in […]
22 Nov 2021

Mozambique: should we stay or should we go?

Mozambique: should we stay or should we go? Mozambique’s mining industry faces severe challenges in the wake of Covid-19. However, the country still produces large volumes of coal, and its […]
17 Nov 2021

Creating self-sustainable community projects during the life of mine

Creating self-sustainable community projects during the life of mine Livelihood resilience in mining communities is vital to ensure their sustainability after mine closure; to this end, mines are learning valuable […]
16 Nov 2021

Nupen Staude De Vries is now NSDV

Nupen Staude De Vries is now NSDV South African based Law firm and corporate advisors Nupen Staude De Vries recently rebranded and will from now on be known as NSDV. […]
14 Nov 2021

Bisie in the DRC is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week

Bisie in the DRC is WhyAfrica’s Pick Of The Week Early drilling result from Alphamin Resources’ Mpama North and Mpama South look extremely promising. The company also released spectacular quarter […]
12 Nov 2021

North Africa slowly rebounds after severe Covid-19 shock

North Africa slowly rebounds after severe Covid-19 shock Although Covid-19 had a severe impact on the North African region, countries like Egypt and Morocco have done well to claw back […]
9 Nov 2021

East Africa’s economic outlook bullish despite Covid-19 setback

East Africa’s economic outlook bullish despite Covid-19 setback East Africa is on the way to recovery after the severe setback suffered because of Covid-19 in 2019 and 2020. There are […]
7 Nov 2021

SA mining sector delivers solid financial performance

SA mining sector delivers solid financial performance  The South Africa mining sector delivered a sterling performance in 2020-2021 with value delivered to all stakeholders, despite a challenging environment.  According to […]
31 Oct 2021

Namibia’s hidden iron ore secret

Namibia’s hidden iron ore secret Namibia is not known as a bulk commodity exporter. However, an interesting iron ore producer close to Windhoek is holding its own in a space […]