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Zambia must treat children suffering from lead poisoning, clean up former mine area – UN experts

In Kabwe's afflicted townships, over 95% of children have levels of 10 µg/dL and above

Zambia must immediately provide medical treatment to thousands of children suffering from lead poisoning, and must take swift steps to clean up areas contaminated by residue from what was once the country’s largest lead mine, UN experts said today. “More than 25 years after the Kabwe mine and smelter closed,…

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Vedanta Zinc International adds a new product line to expand its Black Mountain operations

It will be scaling up iron ore production at its Black Mountain Mine (BMM) operations in Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South Africa

Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) (www.Vedanta-ZincInternational.com) announced that it started a new Iron Ore product line this year. It will be scaling up iron ore production at its Black Mountain Mine (BMM) operations in Aggeneys, Northern Cape, South Africa. According to the mine, it has undertaken advanced steps towards developing a 3 MTPA…

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A Burgeoning Energy Sector: African Energy Week in Cape Town Committed to Promoting Investment in Zimbabwe

During a working visit to Zimbabwe, African Energy Chamber Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk met with H.E. President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa to discuss extensive investment opportunities across the country’s renewable, natural gas and mining sectors

Committed to driving attendance at the upcoming African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 interactive conference and exhibition taking place in Cape Town (November 9-12) – as well as promoting pan-African investment opportunities – NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (www.EnergyChamber.org), conducted a working visit to Zimbabwe to open…

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Development Webinars: Focus on Upstream Oil and Strategic Mineral Ores

The Office des Mines et des Industries Stratégiques (OMNIS) has planned to organize various events to give the general public a better understanding of its missions and activities

Countries seeking emergence can rely on strategic resources to drive growth; On the eve of a post-Covid recovery, African countries with these resources are getting ready for a promotional campaign; The Office des Mines et des Industries Stratégiques (OMNIS) (www.OMNIS.mg) of Madagascar is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year; For…

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Trident Energy Kicks Off Drilling Campaign in Equatorial Guinea

The Sapphire Driller rig – owned by Vantage Driller – has arrived in Equatorial Guinea and will commence drilling operations of the first part of the Elon-C well on June 22

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com), on behalf Equatorial Guinea’s Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons (MMH), announces the start of drilling by Trident Energy in Block G, following the arrival of the Sapphire Driller rig; Three infill wells – Elon-A, Elon-C and Elon-D – will be drilled in the Elon field…

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Energy Capital & Power stands by African Energy Events ahead of Africa Energy & Mining Conference

The Africa Energy & Mining series will explore emerging synergies between mining and energy in a post-COVID-19 environment

Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) – Africa’s leading energy event organizer – has reaffirmed its commitment to hosting events in Africa, as some organizers relocate overseas; Africa Energy & Mining 2022 Conference & Exhibition will be held in Cape Town on March 29-31, with an in-person and online Africa Energy &…

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Mining Indaba launches the Extractives General Counsel Forum in partnership with Africa Oil Week and Africa Legal

The expert speakers will discuss everything from growing expectations placed on General Counsels to industry trends

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), organised by Hyve Group Plc is pleased to announce the launch of the Extractives General Counsel Forum Virtual. Held in partnership with Africa Legal and Africa Oil Week, it will take place throughout 29-30 June 2021. The Extractive General Counsel Forum will…

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Africa Oil Week launches the Extractives General Counsel Forum Virtual in partnership with Mining Indaba and Africa Legal

The expert speakers will discuss everything from growing expectations placed on General Counsels to industry trends

Africa Oil Week (AOW) (www. Africa-OilWeek.com), organised by Hyve Group Plc is pleased to announce the launch of the Extractives General Counsel Forum Virtual. Held in partnership with Africa Legal and Investing in African Mining Indaba, it will take place throughout 29-30 June 2021. The Extractive General Counsel Forum will…

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Mining Indaba expands the Advisory Board for 2022

The Board of CEOs and leaders will bring formidable prestige to Mining Indaba, and is projected to meet on a formal basis, building on the already existing relationships

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) (www.MiningIndaba.com), organised by Hyve Group Plc announced the newly expanded Advisory Board last week. The strategic committee includes distinguished finance, technology, sustainability, mining operations, policy, and governance leaders whose focus will be to shape and guide the priorities of the conference. “Designed to…

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Strong Sustainability Performance sees Perseus Mining deliver US$385 million to Ivorian and Ghanaian Economies in 2020

As part of its longstanding commitment to the communities in which it operates, Perseus reported increasing community investment by 71% to around US$1.9M in CY20

Perseus Mining Limited (TSX & ASX: PRU) (www.PerseusMining.com) has released its CY20 Sustainable Development Report. The report details the company’s progress over the past 12 months in delivering on its commitment to responsible mining operations in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana, including an overall economic benefit to host countries totalling about…