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5 Feb 2021

Can mining houses compel employees to be vaccinated?

By Lizle Louw, a Partner at Webber Wentzel  05 February 2021 – As South Africa prepares to roll out the Covid-19 vaccine, the most pressing question is: Can mining houses […]
4 Feb 2021

Shift towards sustainable mining accelerates.

By Nigel Beck, Head of Sustainable Finance, and Mark Buncombe, Head of Mining and Metals at Standard Bank Group. 3 February 2021 – The mining industry’s shift towards a greener, […]
3 Feb 2021

Shift to cleaner energy bodes well for African mining.

By Shirley Webber  03 February 2021 – For all the challenges and the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the outlook for the mining sector in Africa looks remarkably upbeat. […]
2 Feb 2021

Deloitte’s Global mining and metals report explores key trends.

02 February 2021 – Released yesterday, the 13th annual edition of Deloitte Global’s mining and metals report, Tracking the Trends 2021, explores key trends facing mining and metals companies as […]
25 Jan 2021

Egypt’s gold on the map

25 January 2021 – It is well known that Egypt hosts great gold deposits that has never really been put in the spotlight. However, London company Altus Strategies might just […]
25 Jan 2021

Minergy eyes possible Eskom contract.

25 January 2021 – As China’s thirst for Southern African coal increase in the absence of its Australian products, Botswana based coal mining company Minergy eyes a possible Eskom contract. […]
25 Jan 2021

Pick of the week is Teranga’s Woulo Woulo

25 January 2021 – Early-stage gold exploration projects in Côte d’Ivoire continues delivering interesting results. WhyAfrica’s pick of the week is Canadian company Teranga Gold’s Woulo Woulo discovery at its […]
18 Jan 2021

New energy mix reduces costs at B2Gold’s Fekola

By Luke Witmer, General Manager, Data Science, Wärtsilä Energy Storage and Optimisation 18 January 2021 – In this article we look at how a new energy mix reduces costs at […]
18 Jan 2021

EO data a billion-dollar opportunity for African economies

18 January 2021 – Earth Observation (EO) data provides a billion-dollar opportunity for economies on the African continent, one that could create jobs and build new resilience after Covid-19. A […]
17 Jan 2021

Gas and mining to drive Equatorial Guinea’s growth

17 January 2021 – In Equatorial Guinea’s 100-day plan to overcome economic challenges, gas and mining plays a central role to drive Equatorial Guinea’s growth.     Drilling plans, natural gas […]
13 Jan 2021

African energy will not be green soon.

13 January 2021 – Even though many countries in Africa have started to roll out renewable energy, it is highly unlikely African energy will be green soon.    New research from […]
12 Jan 2021

Montero takes legal action in Tanzania

12 January 2021 – The arbitration case about the Wigu Hill rare earth element project is coming to a head as Montero takes legal action in Tanzania.   The arbitration case […]
11 Jan 2021

African graphite projects to boost global production.

11 January 2021 – New African graphite projects is expected to boost global production, says analytics company GlobalData According to GlobalData, worldwide natural graphite production is expected to grow by […]
9 Jan 2021

Pick of the week is Endeavour’s Fetekro project in Côte d’Ivoire.

By LM Louw 09 January 2021 – Endeavor Mining has great experience of operating in West Africa. The company’s Fetekro gold project  in Côte d’Ivoire is the pick of the […]
9 Jan 2021

Zinc and SA’s rail challenges

By Simon Norton, International Zinc Association Africa Desk  09 January – What is the link between zinc and SA’s rail challenges? Well, zinc may be the answer to SA’s rail […]
8 Jan 2021

Syrah signs MoU for solar in Mozambique

08 January 2021 – Australian company Syrah Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to install solar and battery power at its Balama graphite project in Mozambique. Australian listed […]
7 Jan 2021

Loncor and Barrick strengthen Joint Venture in DRC

07 December 2020 – Last year Loncor Resources and Barrick Gold entered into two new agreements that will see the companies further strengthen their Joint Venture in the DRC. Loncor […]
30 Dec 2020

Africa needs to rebuild fast

30 December 2020 – After Covid-19 and in the new year, Africa needs to rebuild fast. It has to forge strong partnerships in this rebuilding process.   Africa needs to […]