Source: Australian Embassy Egypt |

Going for Gold - Australia and Egypt working together to develop the Egyptian mining sector

Egypt has strong potential to develop further its mining sector and attract significant international investment

Australian Ambassador Neil Hawkins is delighted that Australian mining companies are showing increased interest in Egypt’s mining sector. ‘Egypt has huge potential in mining, as the dozens of Australians working at the Sukari mine near Marsa Alam can attest’, he said. ‘We look forward to increasing cooperation between Australian and…

IC Publications
Source: IC Publications |

UK government presents the Africa Infrastructure Board at the Mining Indaba, an initiative to offer holistic approach to infrastructure development in Africa

High Commissioner of UK to South Africa, Nigel Casey, mentioned that the UK would be increasing their efforts to work closer with African governments and private sector

On the sidelines of the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, at a roundtable hosted by the UK Department for International Trade (DIT) (https://goo.gl/5iDeFX), UK government and private sector presented the Africa Infrastructure Board and emphasized the unique proposition UK companies and government could offer in providing a holistic approach to…

Source: The Department of Trade and Industry, South Africa |

Mission Accomplished for Emerging Miners Supported by the dti to Showcase at the Mining Indaba

Emerging miners that were supported by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) to showcase their products and services in the South African National Pavilion at Investing in African Mining Indaba that ended in Cape Town yesterday say that they are pleased with accomplishments made. The National Pavilion was…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of Government Communication and Information |

South African Government Continues to Promote Mining Investment at the Mining Indaba 2018

Caterpillar’s investment to the value of R1.3 billion over ten years will empower local and black owned enterprises through Enterprise and Supplier Development

Team South Africa led by the Ministers of Mineral Resources, Mr. Mosebenzi Zwane and Trade and Industry Minister, Dr. Rob Davies continues to promote the country’s mineral and mining during their Investment Q&A Session on the sidelines of the Mining Indaba at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Mineral Resources Committee Welcomes Positive News from Sibanye Gold Mine

The Committee still expects the Department of Mineral Resources to act swiftly and take drastic actions to such acts of carelessness

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources welcomes the positive developments at Sibanye Gold mine, following a successful rescue of all mine workers who were trapped underground due to power outage. The Chairperson of the Committee, Mr Sahlulele Luzipo, said: “We would like to extend our appreciation to Eskom engineers who…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Mineral Resources Committee Outraged by Accident at Sibanye Gold Mine

The Committee expects a better and decent explanation on this accident and would like to urge the Department of Mineral Resources to act swiftly and take drastic actions

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources is outraged by the accident at Sibanye Gold mine in Free State where about 950 workers are trapped underground, following power outage due to the storm. Although appreciating the reality that a storm is a course of nature, the Committee strongly believes that a…

Source: CRU International Limited |

CRU and OCP to bring over 500 global fertilizer leaders to Marrakesh to explore market dynamics and technical innovation at the Phosphates 2018 conference

Registered attendees will have the chance to see the phosphate and fertilizer production first hand by visiting OCP’s Khouribga mining site

CRU (www.CRUgroup.com) is bringing Phosphates 2018 (http://APO.af/ESWVFf), the global phosphates industry’s most important conference, to the Mövenpick Mansour Eddahbi Hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco on 12-14 March 2018. The event is organised in participation with International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) and will be hosted by OCP, Morocco’s national phosphate company (www.OCPgroup.ma).…

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    • Helium One’s Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Abraham-James hands a sponsorship certificate for a funded MSc programme at Oxford University to Karim Mtili, a graduate of BSc with Geology from University of Dar es Salaam. The sponsorship is geared towards imparting world-class technical skills and scientific expertise to Tanzanians. Witnessing this is Prof Christopher Ballentine from Oxford University and Prof Hudson Kotago from University of Dar es Salaam
    • Helium One’s Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Abraham-James hands a sponsorship certificate for a funded MSc programme at Oxford University to Clara Kimani, a graduate of BSc with Geology from University of Dar es Salaam. The sponsorship is geared towards imparting world-class technical skills and scientific expertise to Tanzanians. Witnessing this is Prof Christopher Ballentine from Oxford University.
    • Helium One, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) hold workshop on Helium Gas in Dar es Salaam
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Source: Helium One |

Helium gas to become a key component in driving industrialization in Tanzania

Helium One announces sponsorship of two University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) students for MSc Programme at Oxford University

Helium One, University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) hold workshop on Helium Gas in Dar es Salaam. Helium One announces sponsorship of two UDSM students for MSc Programme at Oxford University. Helium One (www.Helium-One.com), the mineral exploration company that has been conducting surveying and exploration activities for helium in the Rukwa…

Gécamines SA
Source: Gécamines SA |

2018: Year of the Acceleration of the Modernization of Générale des Carrières et des Mines (Gécamines SA)

Chairman of Gécamines emphasized, in the name of the Board of Directors, only the reconstruction of a strong national mining actor will be able to transform the wealth of the Congolese soil into wealth for the Congolese people

The 2017 financial year has just ended with the concrete materialization of an awaited commitment: the inauguration, on 22 December 2017, of the modernized registered office of Gécamines (http://Gecamines.cd) in Lubumbashi, in the presence of the highest State authorities and institutions, led by the President of the Republic, His Excellency…

Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Ghana needs tougher action on mercenaries and private security to safeguard stability, UN group finds

Government figures suggest there are some 400 groups employing around 450,000 people, in a country where the police force numbers around 33,000

A UN expert group on mercenaries has urged Ghana to introduce tougher measures to regulate the private security industry, warning that the spread of vigilante groups and armed individuals threatens the country’s peace and stability. “Ghana is often referred to as an ‘oasis of peace’ in the region and has…