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Implats Zimbabwe unit plans 185MW solar power plants

Impala Platinum Holdings Zimbabwe unit Zimplats plans to build two solar power plants with generation capacity of 185MW to power its operations...

18 hours ago

Botswana begins first iron ore mining project

Botswana has begun work on its first iron ore mine, a senior government official said on Tuesday, as the country seeks rapid diversification from diamond mining...

14 Jul 2021

Australia's Sandfire gets go-ahead to build Botswana copper mine

Australia's Sandfire Resources Ltd said it has been granted a mining licence and can start constructing a copper mine in Botswana's Kalahari copper belt...

8 Jul 2021

Zimbabwe to allow miners to export portion of their gold

Zimbabwe's central bank will allow large-scale gold mining companies to directly export a portion of their bullion, an official said, as the bank gradually eases its control of gold trading in the country...

29 Jun 2021

How mining survived the pandemic

Mining is one of Africa's most important industries. It has contributed significantly to economic growth, has been instrumental in the development of infrastructure and is a major driver for improved socioeconomic indicators ...

By Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 23 Jun 2021

Botswana unearths world's third largest diamond

A 1,098 carat diamond believed to be the third largest gem-quality stone ever to be mined, has been discovered in Botswana, according to a joint venture between Anglo American's De Beers and the government...

By Brian Benza 17 Jun 2021

Vale to pay $2.5bn to settle liabilities in Mozambique mine corridor

Miner Vale SA will settle in advance liabilities of around $2.5bn related to the project finance for the Nacala logistic corridor (CLN) that serves a coal mine in Mozambique, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday...

By Marta Nogueira 9 Jun 2021

Botswana must curb diamond reliance: president

After a year in which coronavirus restrictions caused a slump in diamond exports, Botswana's president said on Thursday that the country needs to diversify its economy...

By Matthew Larotonda 15 Feb 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

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

#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



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