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Many African countries lack capacity to regulate uranium mining – think-tank

Africa currently produces 18% of the world’s uranium and holds 15% of the global reserves of the energy mineral but, typically, many African countries do not have the capacity to implementat the level of regulation which should be in place for...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 6th July 2012
 

Exxaro making progress on newly acquired Congo iron-ore project

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – Just a few months after its March acquisition of African Iron, Exxaro said it was making progress in the development of the Mayoko iron-ore project, in the Republic of Congo.
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 15th June 2012
 

Slower growth, new mines to put brakes on iron-ore prices

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – Iron-ore prices were likely to decline in the long term as new mines come on stream and China’s demand for steel cooled, Commodities Research Unit (CRU) senior consultant Ian Hiscock said on Tuesday.
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 15th June 2012
 

Increase in West African exploration iron-ore exploration prompts SGS to set up lab in Liberia

CAPE TOWN (miningweekly.com) – The increase in iron-ore exploration and production in West Africa had prompted an increasing demand for mineral services, which led to SGS Mineral Services setting up the first commercial iron-ore laboratory in...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 15th June 2012
 

SGS sets up Liberian iron-ore laboratory as West Africa exploration booms

The increase in iron-ore exploration and production in West Africa had prompted an increasing demand for mineral services, which led to SGS Mineral Services setting up the first commercial iron-ore laboratory in the region at Monrovia, in Liberia....
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 6th June 2012
 

IDC sees room for more steel capacity in SA

Despite barriers to entry, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) believed that there was still room for additional steel production capacity in South African and that the focus should be on developing low-cost steel production methods and...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 6th June 2012
 

Mayoko exploration plan to be accelerated, Exxaro reports

Just a few months after its acquisition of African Iron in March, Exxaro said it was making progress in the development of the Mayoko iron-ore project, in the Republic of Congo. Executive GM of Business Growth Ernst Venter told attendees of the...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 5th June 2012
 

Slower growth, new mines to put brakes on iron-ore prices

Iron-ore prices were likely to decline in the long term as new mines come on stream and China’s demand for steel cooled, Commodities Research Unit (CRU) senior consultant Ian Hiscock said on Tuesday.
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 5th June 2012
 

Shale gas report to go before Cabinet in July

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has completed its report on the feasibility of shale gas exploration in South Africa, Minister Susan Shabangu told Parliament on during her Budget vote speech last week. The report, which was put together...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 18th May 2012
 

Shale gas report to go before Cabinet in July

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has completed its report on the feasibility of shale gas exploration in South Africa, Minister Susan Shabangu told Parliament on Thursday during her Budget vote speech. The report, which was put together...
By: Jean McKenzie
Published on 10th May 2012
 

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