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Revival imminent for African zinc, says industry body

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

Gemfields secures $15m unsecured loan from key shareholder

Aim-listed Gemfields has inked a $15-million unsecured, 12-month working capital facility with specialist natural resources investment company and key shareholder Pallinghurst Resources, the funds of which will be used to “smooth" the company's...
17th April 2014

Gold price to average $1 225/oz in 2014 – GFMS

Weighing up the factors impacting the gold market this year, 2014 looks set to be a second year of price decline for gold, with precious metals consultancy Thomson Reuters GFMS continuing to forecast an average of $1 225/oz for the year. The...
17th April 2014

More speed bumps in way of Indian coal block auction plans

India’s maiden auction of captive coal blocks hit yet another snag with prospective bidders raising a red flag over alleged discrepancies in the reserves of the three blocks on offer. In a pre-bid meeting of prospective captive coal users...
17th April 2014

CIL weighs overseas and home investments

Coal major Coal India Limited (CIL) has received around 60 proposals to acquire equity in overseas coal assets, but the miner and the Indian government are yet to strategise on whether to invest money overseas or to focus on numerous stalled...
11th April 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
11th April 2014


Tenders for work in Asia
11th April 2014


Tenders for work in Europe
11th April 2014
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Leading specialist mining show grows footprint in Africa PDF Available

International mining, industrial, construction and power generation show Electra Mining Africa expands footprint into Africa with shows in Botswana, Ghana and Zambia and back to Johannesburg in September. Delivering a high return on investment for...
10th April 2014

Posco’s India project again hit by delays in allocation of iron-ore reserves

South Korean steel producer Posco’s $10-billion Indian project, which has already been delayed by over a decade, was likely to suffer fresh setbacks following a tussle between the federal and provincial governments over the allocation of captive...
9th April 2014
Company Announcement

Mining Companies Continue to Invest in Simulation Technology PDF Available

Despite continued cautiousness and a slowdown in the mining industry, investments in operator competency, including safety and productivity, still continue to grow. Advanced training simulators are being seen as an increasingly important part of...
8th April 2014

PotashCorp appoints former Inmet boss Tilk as new CEO

The world’s largest potash and crop nutrient producer Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) on Monday said that it had appointed former Inmet Mining chief Jochen Tilk as its new president and CEO, effective July 1, to take the reins...
7th April 2014
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