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Africa Mining News
As the world prepares to house, feed and care for 9.7 billion people, Ahead of the Herd founder Rick Mills is looking for the companies that will profit from the silent tsunami of demand creeping up on resource and healthcare providers.
Randgold Resources chief executive Mark Bristow said the mine’s expansion and upgrade projects had now been completed.
In a fresh attempt to counter weakening demand, the diamond giant is said to have cut prices by as much as 7% at the Jan. 18 sale.
Consumer products sold across the globe could contain traces of the metal produced by informal Congolese mines, who employ children as young as seven, says Amnesty International.
Randgold Resources has expanded its operations in Congo following the success of the Kibali gold mine, which will lead to the miner exceeding its full year production guidance for the mine in 2015.
Every day, 93 million barrels of oil are consumed by the world economy.
Already beset by plummeting metal prices, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto now face a new challenge – preparing their shareholders for sharply lower dividends.
Company is said to have sent out requests to investment banks as it seeks to hire an adviser to assist in the bidding process for Anglo American's niobium and phosphate business in Brazil.
Today's animation shows how the world's most populous countries will change over the coming years.
Codelco chairman, Oscar Landerretche, wants the government to scrap the country’s Copper Law, which forces the firm to give 10% of its annual export revenue to the Armed Forces.
The miner has finally completed the sale of assets from its Tarmac joint venture to a subsidiary of French engineering and construction group Bouygues.
It said the move reduces its administrative, compliance and legal expenses, which could no longer be justified given the low levels of trading on the ASX relative to Endeavour’s TSX listing.
The fresh collapse dragged main producers down, with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest miner, hitting a decade-low.
Major commodity-producing countries are set to remain under intense finance strain in 2016, which will increase the risk of social unrest, says Verisk Maplecroft.
Fresh selloff brings year loss to 80%. Outside metal prices rebounding (aka divine intervention) and barring extending a begging bowl, what will save Anglo?
Prices fell Thursday for a second consecutive session. According to Metal Bulletin, the spot price for benchmark 62% fines dropped by 0.46%, or 20 cents, to $42.91 a tonne.
The miner is one the very few bullion miners to have performed well during one of the most difficult markets conditions affecting gold producers in decades.
Only 0.6% of private capital raised in 2015 for natural resource investment is for mining projects–one wind farm fund attracted more than the entire sector.
Hopes pinned on Big 4 to exercise their "unprecedented pricing power".
Includes a a gold streaming transaction relating to the Twangiza mine.
Investors have publicly called on the company’s independent directors to deal with the “misguided policies and missed opportunities” that have hurt their investment.
The largely unregulated use of mercury has created a major worldwide environmental hazard.
Average annual precipitation at many of these mines is zero.
With the economy in tatters, the government has opened the country to prospectors operating without regulations or oversight.