Industry news

  • EXCLUSIVE: Women in mining – wisdom from the front line
    EXCLUSIVE: Women in mining – wisdom from the front line 8/19/2019

    WATCH: Exxaro Executive Head of Coal Operations, Dr Nombasa Tsengwa, shares her experience as a woman in the mining industry, sharing her wisdom and providing guidance to other women considering a career in the mining industry.

  • Symbol Mining/Goidal Resources
    Symbol Mining/Goidal Resources 8/16/2019

    Symbol Mining/Goidal Resources operating in the North East, currently mines lead zinc ore with a grading of 22% Zn (zinc) compared to the global average of 6%Zn (zinc).

  • Kogi Iron
    Kogi Iron 8/16/2019

    Kogi Iron recently developed a process route that can produce viable iron ore concentrate from their high phosphorus iron ore deposit for the production of high quality steel. 

  • African Natural Resources and Mines Ltd
    African Natural Resources and Mines Ltd 8/16/2019

    African Natural Resources and Mines Ltd plans to operate a 5 million tons per annum integrated iron ore mining processing and steel production plant, with a 35 megawatts power plant for captive consumption – a $600 million project in Kaduna State

  • Kian Smith to start refining gold in 2019
    Kian Smith to start refining gold in 2019 8/16/2019

    The first Nigerian gold refinery developed by Kian Smith Trade & Co. was inaugurated in 2018. The refinery is scheduled to start production in 2019, sourcing most of its ore from miners in the country. It will start with a production capacity of 3 tons per month of mostly gold and production of 1 ton of mostly silver per month.

  • Segiliola Gold Project
    Segiliola Gold Project 8/16/2019

    Segilola Resources operating Limited/Thor Explorations Limited in Osun State, has a proven reserve of one million ounces of gold on part of their tenements. Production of gold is set to commence by the company in the first quarter of 2020.

  • New steel supply for Nigeria is on the table
    New steel supply for Nigeria is on the table 8/14/2019

    ASX-listed steel-focused mining company Kogi Iron has confirmed the positive capex and opex economics of its Agbaja cast steel project in Nigeria following the conclusion of a review undertaken by Farnborough Engineering Consulting Services (FEC).

  • TECH NEWS: laser distance measurers draw the line
    TECH NEWS: laser distance measurers draw the line 8/12/2019

    Stabila measuring equipment, distributed locally by leading supplier Upat, is finding increasing application in the mining industry.

  • Security technology for digital revolution era
    Security technology for digital revolution era 8/12/2019

    While offering opportunities to boost productivity and efficiency, the move by the mining industry towards embracing technology is helping them gain competitive advantage.

  • Unlocking Africa’s trade potential
    Unlocking Africa’s trade potential 8/12/2019

    Greg Cline of Investec Import Solutions analyses the continent’s trade credentials in the current business landscape

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