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7 Mar 2022

East Manganese a stepping stone for Sitatunga

East Manganese a stepping stone for Sitatunga As part of WhyAfrica’s recent road trip to the Northern Cape Province of South Africa we visited Sitatunga Resources’ East Manganese mine, close […]
5 Mar 2022

Trigon’s Kombat delivers first copper

Trigon’s Kombat delivers first copper   TSX listed Trigon Metals has delivered its first truck load of copper concentrate to the port of Walvis Bay from the Kombat mine close […]
4 Mar 2022

Genmin’s Bandjougoy in Gabon a good fit for open cast

Genmin’s Bandjougoy in Gabon a good fit for open cast New drilling results from Genmin’s Bandjougoy prospect, part of the Baniaka project in Gabon, indicate that there is significant potential […]
2 Mar 2022

Newly elected President of Zambia to attend Mining Indaba 2022

Newly elected President of Zambia to attend Mining Indaba 2022 The President of the Republic of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema has confirmed his attendance at this year’s Investing in African Mining […]
2 Mar 2022

Botswana president confirmed to attend Mining Indaba 2022

Botswana president confirmed to attend Mining Indaba 2022 The President of the Botswana, Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, is confirmed to attend the 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba, taking […]
28 Feb 2022

Battered miners look to resuscitate small-scale diamond mining in SA

Battered miners look to resuscitate small-scale diamond mining in SA Small scale diamond miners in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, are hoping that less red tape (as promised […]
23 Feb 2022

The growing manganese fields of South Africa

The growing manganese fields of South Africa WhyAfrica visits the burgeoning manganese fields of South Africa on a whirlwind road trip through the Northern Cape this week.    WhyAfrica is […]
23 Feb 2022

More Anglo concentrate transported by communities

More Anglo concentrate transported by communities       South African based Anglo American Platinum has awarded a contract of R1.2-billion to 10 community-owned trucking companies to transport its concentrate from Anglo’s […]
22 Feb 2022

Rham and Huber’s gonna rock you down to electric avenue

Rham and Huber’s gonna rock you down to electric avenue If you’re a farmer or a miner and still undecided about electric vehicles, why not jump into Rham Equipment and […]
22 Feb 2022

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future

NamPower and solar central to Namibia’s mining future At a time when renewable energy, ESG reporting, climate change and water supply dominate mining discussions, it is interesting to try and […]
20 Feb 2022

Maputo port expands as demand for export coal hits new highs

Maputo port expands as demand for export coal hits new highs   In response to an increasing demand for export coal, the Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC), is expanding its […]
18 Feb 2022

Geingob wants win-win relationship for Namibia’s diamonds

Geingob wants win-win relationship for Namibia’s diamonds  Namibian president Hage Geingob wants a win-win partnership in a diamond sector that generates revenue and creates jobs for the Namibian people. Geingob […]
16 Feb 2022

Accelerate your procurement process

Accelerate your procurement process No, your procurement processes don’t have to be slow. But what hampers the procurement process? And what factors negatively contribute to a company’s supply chain and […]
16 Feb 2022

Captains of mining at a crossroad

Captains of mining at a crossroad Amid global calls for decarbonisation and net zero carbon emissions, mining’s decision makers, under increasing pressure to reform, can do so easier than they […]
15 Feb 2022

African tin producers hit the straps in a perfect storm

African tin producers hit the straps in a perfect storm Tin mines in Africa continued producing the goods at a time when the rest of the world buckled under the […]
14 Feb 2022

WhyAfrica reports from the coalface

WhyAfrica reports from the coalface WhyAfrica is getting its boots dirty in 2022. After almost two years of being stuck behind our desks, we are going back to do what […]
10 Feb 2022

Dispatchable renewables – a smart play for SA government

Dispatchable renewables – a smart play for SA government With load shedding having already cost the South African economy more than R25 billion to-date, and no end to the power […]
8 Feb 2022

Thor’s Senegal exploration campaign underway

Thor’s Senegal exploration campaign underway TSX listed Thor Explorations is adding to its exploration portfolio and yesterday announced the commencement of its exploration campaign at the Douta Gold Project in […]