MINE TAX Changes to Mozambique’s mining taxation code explained
The Mozambique government believes that the changes to the country’s mining taxation code and petroleum taxation code which was approved by the Assembly of the Republic will increase State revenue.
06 Oct 2014
CRITICAL COMMENT Soma mine was death trap, report shows
A scathing official report into the Soma mining disaster in Turkey has revealed a catalogue of negligent practices and a complete disregard for worker safety.
03 Oct 2014
MINERAL TRADING No capitulation for conflict gold
People familiar with the devastating impact of blood diamonds will most likely ask their jewellers for certificates proving that their ring or pendant hasn’t fuelled civil war or human rights violation.
22 Sep 2014
ILLEGAL MINING Artisanal miners pose complex challenges
In many African countries, a new mine starting up will often find artisanal miners in their area and even on its concession, and it needs to deal carefully with this issue to ensure the long-term sustainability
02 Sep 2014
INFRASTRUCTURE New paths of economic opportunity pave way for growth in Southern Africa
With development and improvement of major transport routes that not only enable the growth of the mining industry but other industries alike, new paths of opportunity are opening the way to economic strength.
18 Aug 2014
TRADE RELATIONS Canada to open Africa trade office in Joburg
Canadian trade finance agency Export Development Canada will open its first African office in Johannesburg in 2015, Canada's minister of international trade, Ed Fast, announced on Monday.
25 Jul 2014
GOLD Rapid turnaround boosts gold production on Ivory Coast
Pilot Crushtec International pulled out all the stops recently to assist a gold miner on the Ivory Coast.
27 Jun 2014
SUPPLY CHAIN Imperial extends its African footprint to Zambian Copperbelt
Imperial Logistics has extended its African footprint into northern Zambia, with the establishment of a transport depot in Ndola, in the Copperbelt Province.
26 Jun 2014
MEDIA RELEASE Loesche receives order from Tanga Cement Company Limited in Tanzania
Loesche GmbH has received an order from Tanga Cement Company Limited in Tanzania, Africa for the supply of two vertical roller mills. The order covers the full engineering and
29 Apr 2014
INTERNATIONAL MINING Clariant Mining Solutions opens new mining services lab at Roha site
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 10, 2014 to mark the opening of its new 10 million INR Roha, India Mining Lab complex,
23 Apr 2014
INVESTMENT Clariant Mining Solutions invests in chemicals manufacturing
Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today a significant investment to expand its plant in Casablanca, Morocco.
10 Apr 2014
Trade SA, Saudi trade almost trebles to R80bn
Trade between South Africa and Saudi Arabia nearly trebled from R29.7-billion in 2009 to R80.1-billion in 2013, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said.
30 Mar 2014

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