Does Brexit spell bad news for diamond traders?
The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union (EU) could have a direct effect on diamond producers in Africa. While [...]
A big question mark hangs over who will succeed BHP Billiton on the bauxite blocks the giant abandoned in 2012 (AMI 285). Africa Mining Intelligence has learned the identities of companies pre-qualified to bid for the properties. One gravitates in [...]
When he came to power on December 21 2010, President Alpha Condé promised a "new era". Two years on, it has become clear that management of the country's mineral resources is more than ever under his personal control. From the Sekhoutoureya Palace in Conakry, Alpha Condé exercises direct control of mineral resources via a number of carefully constructed networks. Mining Insiders Guinea describes [...]