MiningMay 11, 2022

FIRST QUANTUM ANNOUNCES BOARD APPROVAL OF THE KANSANSHI S3 EXPANSION AND ENTERPRISE NICKEL PROJECT
(in United States dollars, tabular amounts in millions, except where noted) Toronto, Ontario (May 8, 2022) – First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or “the Company”) (TSX: FM) is pleased to announce that the Company’s Board of Directors has approved the S3 Expansion at the Kansanshi mine and the Enterprise nickel project. “First Quantum has […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

What is Industry and Government doing to protect and legitimize the millions of artisanal miners who contribute to the metals and minerals economies across Africa? 
Inclusive artisanal and small-scale mining: what does this mean in practice?  It is estimated that the artisanal and small-scale mining sector represents the primary source of employment for almost 45 million people across the world, and the livelihoods of another 134 to 269 million people depend on the supporting industries of the ASM sector. In […]

MiningMay 11, 2022

Vedanta Saga Continues Over Zambia Asset
Vedanta Resources has requested the Lusaka High Court to nullify the appointment of Acting Official Receiver Celine Nair as Provisional Liquidator of the wettest mine in Zambia, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM), according press releases out of Zambia. The action from Vedanta comes less than 48 hours after Zambia’s President had announced at the ongoing Cape […]

Economy, MiningMay 10, 2022

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA AT THE 2022 INVESTING IN AFRICAN MINING INDABA, CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
This Mining Indaba is taking place at an important moment in the global recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Across the world, almost every industry is having to adapt to new circumstances, confront new challenges and be prepared to seize new opportunities. The mining industry in Africa is no different. As it responds […]

MiningMay 10, 2022

ZCCM IH Board Chair Identifies Three Post Covid Challenges Currently Facing the Mining Sector in the Region
The Board Chair of Zambia’s mining investment house, ZCCM IH, has identified three main challenges that Africa is grappling following the advent of COVID that have hindered the development of mining, according to an interview with SABC. The first challenge has been the overarching mining framework. “So the mining and fiscal policies have been inconsistent […]

MiningMay 9, 2022

KCM Announces New Provisional Liquidator
Konkola Copper Mines has announced the appointment of a new Provisional Liquidator, according to an official statement. “I wish to inform the public that Ms Celine Meena Nair has taken over the role of Provisional Liquidator (PL) of Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) following her recent appointment as acting Official Receiver of the Republic of Zambia”, […]

MiningMay 9, 2022

Zambia Is Back! Tristian Pascal Declares
Newly appointed First Quantum CEO Tristan Pascal has indicated that the mining sector and the Government in Zambia are now on the same page regarding development of the industry in the country. CEO FQM Tristan “Zambia is Back”, said CEO Tristan at the ongoing Mining Indaba in Cape Town South African at the Convention Center […]

MiningMay 9, 2022

Frans Baleni – Mining Indaba Chair of the Advisory Board Bullish despite COVID on Gold and Mining in General
The Chairperson of the Mining Indaba Advisory Board has indicated that the global covid pandemic has created many opportunities despite the adverse impact it has had on the African and global economy at large. Frans Baleni believes that the pandemic has created opportunities in the mining sector and has identified Gold as one area that […]

MiningMay 9, 2022

Cape Town Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis Optimistic Caution for Mining in Africa
The Cape Town Mining Indaba is underway. The event was opened by the city’s Executive Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis who expressed delight at having all the delegates and exhibitors return to the mother city for the 2022 conference. The mayor disclosed that there were several challenges being experienced by the country that were impacting the mining […]

MiningMay 9, 2022

Local Expectation from the African Mining Indaba 2022
The African Mining Indaba is back after two years forced break due to the restrictions of physical gatherings due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. This year’s event is expected to cover a wide range of topics covering investment opportunities in the mining sector, regulatory reforms and new technology and innovations. The […]

Tags: