The South African Government has finally approved its much-delayed mining charter. While it...
The final shape of South Africa’s new mining charter
The South African Government has finally approved its much-delayed mining charter. While it is designed to boost black ownership of projects, some observers have argued that it could leave local communities even further out of the loop than before. So will it be an effective instrument?
First Quantum to cut 1,000 jobs at Kalumbila mine in Zambia
Canadian metals and mining firm First Quantum Minerals is reportedly planning to cut more than 1,000 jobs at Kalumbila copper-nickel mine located in Zambia.
Newcrest and Harmony sign MOU with PNG for Wafi-Golpu project
Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold Mining Company have entered a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) over the development of the Wafi-Golpu gold mine located in the country's Morobe Province.
Maptek−MinLog Partnership Closes the Gap Between Mine Planning and Production
Maptek has announced further investment in MinLog, building on a longstanding partnership that bridges the gap between mine planning and mine production.
Gecamines renegotiates terms to increase stake in Boss Mining JV
Mining and commodity trading company Gecamines, which is owned by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has renegotiated terms of a joint venture (JV) with ENRC Africa to increase its stake in Boss Mining from 30% to 49%.
Barrick to sell research unit and cut digital jobs
Barrick Gold is reportedly set to sell its research and development company AuTec Innovative Extractive Solutions and cut jobs related to its 'digital reinvention' programme.
BHP gets approval for Venus nickel mine development
Mining and metals major BHP has reportedly received an approval from the Western Australian government for the development of its Venus underground nickel mine near Leinster.
Zimbabwe to offer diamond mining licence to two firms
The Zimbabwean government is reportedly set to open the diamond mining industry to two new private companies, whose identities were not disclosed.
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