Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Sustainability: Mining for a Low Carbon Future High on the Agenda at Mining Indaba’s Upcoming Webinar

Sustainability continues to be at the heart of the mining industry, and there has been a substantial increase in the attention paid to its socio-economic and environmental impacts

Investing in African Mining Indaba ( will host this highly anticipated “Mining for a Low Carbon Future” webinar on Wednesday (18 November) at 3pm (GMT), featuring specialists including: Tom Butler, CEO, ICMM Christopher Sheldon, Practice Manager, Energy & Extractive Industries Global Practice, World Bank Samir Whitaker, Biodiversity Technical Specialist -…

Investing in African Mining Indaba
Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Amid Continuing Uncertainty, Investing in African Mining Indaba Announces Cancellation of the 2021 Edition and Launches a Virtual Event

Seven months since the World Health Organisation declared a global pandemic, the continuing uncertainty is a primary contributor to the cancellation of the 2021 event

Investing in African Mining Indaba (MI) (, part of Hyve Group PLC, announces with regret the cancellation of the 2021 edition, due to take place 1-4 February 2021 in Cape Town, South Africa. The event will return on 7-10 February 2022. Mining Indaba’s sister event, Africa Oil Week (, has…

Source: African Development Bank Group (AfDB) |

Dissecting Africa’s Covid-19 response in the extractives sector: diversification, enhancing local content, offer solutions

Several economies in Africa are sustained by the extractive industry, with most national budgets dependent on mining and petroleum exports

The African Development Bank’s ( African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) and the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted a dialogue on responses by governments and the industry to the COVID-19 pandemic in the extractive sector, focusing on South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya. The session, held 21 October and moderated by ALSF Director…

Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Investing in African Mining Indaba releases report: “The impact of COVID-19 on African Mining – Issue 2”

As the world’s largest mining investment event, it is committed to supporting its community in understanding and navigating the crisis

Investing in African Mining Indaba (Mining Indaba) ( is pleased to announce the release of the results of its latest research project: dedicated to analysing the ongoing impact COVID-19 pandemic has had on the African mining space. It compares the initial impact results of the first report to now, over…

African Energy Chamber
Source: African Energy Chamber |

Equatorial Guinea and Russia Officially Break Ground on their Geological Mapping Project in Río Muni

The Rio Muni area is believed to be one of the most promising exploration frontiers in Equatorial Guinea

Last week marked an important step in the energy cooperation between Equatorial Guinea and Russia, as the first team of Russia’s state-owned joint stock company Rosgeo arrived in Equatorial Guinea to kick off a historic geological mapping project. The initiative has been in the making for some time, and follows…

Source: IMPACT |

Illicit Gold Trade Thrives with Impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

New report exposes how known traders and exporters are circumventing legal channels and pocketing massive profits from smuggled artisanal DRC gold

IMPACT’s ( newest report reveals how the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) illicit gold trade continues to thrive despite efforts to clean up the sector. Traders and exporters who are legally registered in the DRC, Rwanda, and Uganda are operating without apparent fear of sanction, even after being publicly named…

Source: Investing in African Mining Indaba |

Driving the Future of Green Metals – Challenges Become Opportunities

The rise of green metals has been of increasing interest for the industry in the last few years

On Wednesday (September 9th), Investing in African Mining Indaba ( hosted a highly anticipated Green Metals webinar that featured senior representatives from Anglo American Platinum, Aberdeen Standard Investments, BMO Capital Markets and World Economic Forum. On the agenda were questions including “How will supply and demand for fuel cell and…

Source: IMPACT |

First Responsible, Traceable, and Commercially-Viable Artisanal Gold Supply Chain Operational in Côte d’Ivoire

The Just Gold project is the first to successfully trace responsible artisanal gold from mine site to export according to international standards

After a first export of gold, IMPACT ( and the European Union announced today that a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the international market for artisanal gold from Côte d’Ivoire has been successfully implemented as part of the Just Gold project. The Just Gold project supports…

Africa Oil & Power Conference
Source: Africa Oil & Power Conference |

Mozambique’s Ministry of Energy backs Upcoming Gas & Power Conference

Africa Oil & Power represents the continent’s leading investment promotion platform for the energy sector

Africa Oil & Power ( has signed a strategic partnership with Mozambique’s Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy for the upcoming Mozambique Gas & Power 2021 Conference & Exhibition (March 8-9); Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy H.E. Max Tonela will be in attendance, accompanied by a ministerial delegation of…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

Coronavirus – South Africa: Mineral Resources and Energy Committee briefed by Mintek on its response to COVID-19

Committee further welcomed Mintek’s announcement that it received in June this year ISO 13485 certification to develop and produce test kits for Covid-19

The Portfolio Committee on Mineral Resources and Energy was briefed by Mintek and the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), Mr Gwede Mantashe, on the entity’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The committee then welcomed the presentation, and expressed its appreciation for the good work that Mintek is doing.…