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Ghana mining and gold production shrank in 2020

Ghana’s gold production fell 12% in 2020 to 4.02 million ounces, from 4.57 million ounces in 2019, the country’s Chamber of Mines said on Friday, but retained its position as Africa’s top gold producer despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The decline in production was the country’s biggest since 2004, Chamber of Mines President Eric …

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Danfoss Drives Chemicals leads the way in reliability, durability, and energy efficiency.

Enhanced reliability in harsh environments New resources, compounds and all sorts of active ingredients are continuously being developed to meet the ever-growing demand of all industries and for various uses in everyday life. Using the best-available technologies is standard practice for chemical reactors, distillation, precipitation, drying, milling, granulation, hot melt …

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Galane bids for an Africa mine base

Galane Gold made a binding offer to acquire the Summit mine and Banner mill in New Mexico, from a Waterton Precious Metals Fund II Cayman subsidiary for US$17 million. Galane said it would pay $6 million cash, issue 16 million shares deemed at C22c, 16 million warrants and pay US$8.2 …

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East Africa prepares C$2.7M exploration program for Ethiopian projects

Press Release East Africa Metals Inc. (TSX Venture: EAM Frankfurt: EA1) (“East Africa”, “EAM” or the “Company”) would like to provide an update on the ongoing exploration/development of its gold and gold/copper/zinc projects in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (“Ethiopia”). EAM has completed planning and received government approval for C$2.7M, Phase 1 …

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Globeleq acquires private power generation company in Nigeria

Globeleq, a leading independent power generation company in Africa, has confirmed it will take a 74% majority equity stake in an existing Nigerian power business called CPGNL Limited (CPGNL), which will be rebranded as Globeleq Power Solutions Nigeria Limited.  The current owner of the business, the Clean Energy Group, will …

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#EnergyEfficiency the hashtag buzzword for 2021

Danfoss Drives South Africa recently concluded a campaign of webinars, with energy efficiency as the main topic, in the mining energy and extraction sector. “Energy consumption patterns needs to be addressed in earnest, in a bid to ensure that all industries de-carbonize towards a greener and sustainable future. With an …

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Petra Diamonds investigates miner abuse

Petra Diamonds said it was investigating allegations by a British non-governmental organisation that subsistence miners who trespassed on the firm’s Williamson mine in Tanzania were detained, beaten and shot at, killing at least seven of them. The RAID report, based on research conducted between September 2019 and November 2020, alleged …

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Mining Indaba going virtual for the 2021 edition

Arguably one of the leading mining events on the mining calendar has been cancelled for the coming year 2021. This week saw the announcement of the cancellation of the 2021 edition of Investing in African Mining Indaba due to the ongoing uncertainty caused by Covid-19. The event will now take …

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