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BUSINESS AUTOMATION

Mayfox becomes first E Africa miner to implement cost-control software

Kenyan-owned Mayfox Mining has signed an agreement with Sage Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) X3 solution provider Wingo.net for the installation of an ERP solution, which will see the gold exploration company become the first mining company in...
23rd April 2014
 
Base Metals

Revival imminent for African zinc, says industry body

ZINC REVIVAL 
Owing to increased infrastructure development, access to Africa-based zinc reserves and refining opportunities is improving
While Africa’s zinc production represents only 13.6% of global output, there appears to be a revival in zinc projects across the continent, owing to supply and demand forecasts, says International Zinc Association of Southern Africa (Izasa)...
18th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office PDF Available

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region Dubai-based Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power solutions, has recently opened a branch in Nairobi,...
16th April 2014
 
LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Lowering LNG costs imperative in competitive market - Macfarlane

Competitive market forces, and not governments, should decide which energy projects received the green light for development, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane said on Tuesday. Addressing the second day of the Australian Petroleum Production and...
8th April 2014
 
OIL & GAS

Oil and gas contribution to GDP set to grow but competitiveness issues linger

Despite the numerous challenges facing the Australian oil and gas industry, the sector would remain one of the economy’s shining lights, Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) chairperson Rob Cole said on Monday....
7th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

India’s Molygraph to Lubricate West African Mining at WAMPEX PDF Available

Indian specialist lubricants manufacturer Molygraph will début as an exhibitor at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition. The company supplies greases, anti-seize, thread dopes, conveyor chain oils, forging lubes, metal-working...
4th April 2014
 
Company Announcement

Transnet Port Terminals Strategic Intent Goes Beyond Sa Borders PDF Available

Transnet Port Terminals has embarked on its strategic intent of venturing into operations beyond South African borders through their partnership with multi-discipline construction and engineering group Aveng. The two conglomerates recently signed...
27th March 2014
 
MINING INDABA REVIEW

Sustainable growth programme a highlight at Mining Indaba

GARTH HIGGO Aurecon using the lens of the Six Capitals approach developed by the global integrated reporting coalition the International Integrated Reporting Council, measured six capital models for sustainable growth Engineering, project delivery and advisory services group Aurecon’s Partnering for Sustainable Growth programme provided conference delegates who attended the programme at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba with a holistic approach...
7th March 2014
 
TITANIUM

Base dispatches first consignment from Kenya titanium mine

Kenya has finally joined the league of mineral exporting countries after the first shipment of titanium left the Port of Mombasa – destined for China – earlier this month, following nearly two decades of turmoil and false starts surrounding...
28th February 2014
 
LEGISLATION

Australia needs to ensure oil and gas sector remains competitive – Appea

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) on Monday called for the newly developed Energy White Paper Issues Paper to enhance Australia’s international competitiveness. In December, Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane...
24th February 2014
 
GOLD

Stratex signs A$160 000 purchase agreement to explore Liberian project

GOLD PROSPECTS Stratex is buying into a gold project in Liberia Aim-listed gold and base metals exploration and development company Stratex International has signed a A$160 000 purchase agreement with private Australian company Aforo Resources to undertake exploration at its Sinoe gold project, in Liberia....
11th February 2014
 
AFRICAN MINING

SA, neigbours earn mining top spots

Eight countries in Southern Africa have earned a position among the top 20 "most exciting African mineral jurisdictions". According to an investment guide released on Monday, they are South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia,...
3rd February 2014
 
 
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