13 Jul 2020

Angola shapes up as mining hotspot

Angola is shaping up to be one of the hotspots for foreign mining and exploration companies trying their luck in Africa. Regardless of the grim outlook painted by rating agencies […]
12 Jul 2020

Afrimat’s future in Africa looks bright as it diversifies further

South African miner Afrimat will diversify its portfolio further with the proposed acquisition of Nkomati Anthracite mine in Mpumalanga. Afrimat’s future looks bright in Africa as it hunts for more […]
10 Jul 2020

A just transition away from coal

South Africa has been dependent on coal as an energy source for many years. There is a realisation, however, that the country needs to move to alternative forms of electricity. […]
4 Jul 2020

Mineral exploration could revive Nigeria

In their drive to diversify the economy away from oil, the Nigerian government has turned their attention to the mining industry. Before the onset of Covid-19, it was, to the […]
27 Jun 2020

Why Africa?

Africa, like the rest of the world, will be hard hit by the after- effects of Covid-19. However, in the long-term, many countries in Africa will provide great opportunities for […]
27 Jun 2020

Why mines should go batty

This article was published in June 2019 in African Mining published by Interact Media Defined Research work on bats at a mining site in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, […]
25 Jun 2020

Namibia: the lure of pegmatites

Namibia is a top-class mining destination. In this article Leon Louw shares some of his first-hand experiences of this country. Leon undertook an extensive road trip to Namibia last year and […]
27 Apr 2020

Sierra Leone conducts geophysical survey to attract mining investors

A first of its kind geophysical survey conducted in Sierra Leone could change the fortunes in a country first ravaged by civil war and then by the Ebola virus, writes […]
25 Apr 2020

Bisie: A smooth operator in the time of Corona

*This article originally appeared on TSX listed Alphamin Resources has introduced several measures to increase volumes at its Bisie tin mine in the DRC at a time when most tin operations […]