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    AngloGold Ashanti suspends Obuasi output, cost guidance after underground collapse

    Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday it would suspend its annual production and cost guidance for its Ghanaian Obuasi mine after operations were suspended when a miner went missing...

    By Tanisha Heiberg 27 May 2021

    Ghana needs to rethink its small scale mining strategy. Here's how

    Ghana is among the top two gold producers in Africa. . What has caught little attention, however, is the fact that more than 35% of total gold output in Ghana comes from artisanal and small-scale miners...

    By Richard Kwaku Kumah 16 Apr 2021

    #BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

    14 Dec 2020

    Getting real about virtual events

    2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

    Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metal

    In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

    By Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

    The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

    In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

    How to address security threats to the mining industry

    In November 2019, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo who were travelling to work at the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso, raising awareness of the dangers faced by mining majors operating in foreign countries...

    By JP Casey 21 Feb 2020

    #MiningIndaba2020: Gold(en) opportunities in West Africa

    West Africa still holds a certain lustre among gold miners, although they are cautious about the regulatory and security risks...

    By Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2020

    China's investment in Africa's mineral resources

    When it comes to energy, it's not just the traditional advocates of renewable energy that are leading the way, it is the world's major emerging economies such as China and India that are driving this clean energy transition...

    20 Jan 2020

    Ghana's mining communities are still not getting their just dues

    Ghana has gold, diamonds, bauxite, manganese, salt, limestone, granite and oil. Its mining and quarrying sector contributes significantly to its economy..

    By Päivi Lujala 9 Jan 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Energy & Mining

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Smart mining is the key to competitiveness

    Smarter mining, embracing the total value chain and finding solutions to the new realities that the industry faces, holds the key to remaining competitive in a fiercely contested marketplace...

    By Eric Croeser 9 Dec 2019

    Ghana's traditional and state powers must collaborate to halt illegal mining

    Small-scale mining forms an important sector of Ghana's economy, employing one million people directly and supporting the livelihoods of about 4.5-million people...

    By James Boafo 13 Nov 2019

    Equatorial Guinea signs exploration MoU with Rosgeo

    The Russian state geology company, Rosgeo and the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea have signed a memorandum of understanding during the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi...

    23 Oct 2019



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