• 22 June 2018

    CSIR encourages Ghana to keep small-scale mining ban

    The Ghanaian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has warned the government not to lift the country’s ban on small-scale mining, following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s announcement earlier...

  • 21 June 2018

    IRR criticises proposed South African mining charter

    South African think tank the Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has criticised a draft of the country’s new mining charter for undermining competition between larger companies and rendering smaller operations...

  • 13 June 2018

    Brazilian President announces changes to mining law

    Brazilian President Michel Temer has announced two changes to the country’s mining regulations covering finance and the environment, which are the first amendments to the regulations introduced in 1968.