Archive for the ‘Mining & Minerals’ category

Miners preparing for a switch to longer-term value creation

Current market conditions are putting mining companies in a quandary, says Lee Downham, EY Global Mining & Metals Transactions leader.

Randgold CEO on mining and community development

The mining industry could do a better job at community development in Africa, says Mark Bristow.

Tony Blair’s principles for partnerships between African governments and investors

Tony Blair’s five principles that govern mutually-beneficial relationships between African governments and foreign investors.

‘Crops’ or ‘carats’? Interaction between gold mining and cocoa production in Ghana

A ‘think piece’ by the Africa Progress Panel’s research fellow, Stephen Yeboah.

Beyond Lagos and Nairobi: Seven African cities of opportunity

Across the continent there are cities and towns enjoying rapid growth on the back of industries such as mining, agriculture and technology.

What role will commodities play in Africa’s growth over the coming decade?

Africa’s resource wealth has long been viewed as a key to unlocking potential economic gains.

Ebola: 50% of multinationals have no policy to deal with pandemics

New survey reveals many global companies are not prepared to cope with pandemics.

Cameroon must roar: at a 7% minimum

I am convinced Cameroon can do much better economically.

Can Mozambique’s growth story be sustained?

Forecast to grow at 8% per year over the next five years, Mozambique is benefiting from mineral wealth and infrastructure development.

11 steps for US companies to better engage with African governments

Africa can be a promising market for US companies that can demand high standards while allowing for the continent’s growing pains.

South African mining in crisis: Experts share what the future may hold

South Africa is experiencing its longest and costliest platinum mining strike ever.

One of Africa’s largest mining projects reaches important milestone

The Simandou project could double Guinea’s current GDP.

The truths and fictions of the Africa rising story

Nasser Sattar looks at the realities of Africa’s growth story.

Oil and mining to be the backbone of East Africa’s economic growth

Oil, gas and mining developments could have positive spill-over effects for the rest of the economy.

Africa’s natural resources no longer a curse?

African leaders take action that could transform the mining sector.