Archive for the ‘Mining & Minerals’ category
Australian miner set to begin production, as Kenya’s extractive industries start to attract attention
Australia-based mining company Base Resources is this December set to begin exporting titanium deposits from its Kwale mine.
Mining companies should invest in infrastructure development to win the support of the local population and to mitigate political risk.
“We see the impact of Africa rising in our investments,” says the IFC’s Bernard Sheahan.
Unease over resource nationalism was a recurring theme at this year’s African Mining Indaba.
How we made it in Africa talks to Alkan Shenyuz, managing director at Veventis, about risk and foreign investment into the continent.
Africa, which produces more than 60 metal and mineral products, has a huge potential with respect to mineral reserves exploration and production.
An almost insatiable hunger exists globally for commodities and especially mineral resources.
South Africa has faced some struggles recently, but I think they can be overcome, and a brighter future could be ahead there for its people.
Andrew Bell, chief executive and chairman of Red Rock Resources, talks about the gold production prospects in Kenya.
Kenya’s first large-scale mine is on track to spur development of the mining sector
We believe it is paramount for Botswana to use the proceeds from its diamonds to develop other sectors of the economy. This will help reduce the negative impact on its economy whenever the global economy takes a hit.
East Africa has in the last few years attracted a lot of interest from investors in the mining and oil & gas industries.
“The investment community in Kenya and the banking community should have a better understanding of mining and be more prepared to invest.”
The African Development Bank says that ordinary Africans are not benefiting enough from the gold boom.
Resource nationalism is currently a hot topic, both in Africa and internationally. We cut through some of the common myths surrounding resource nationalism.