Ouagadougou pushes local business leaders into Kiéré manganese
While the Burkina Faso authorities want the Tambao project to be taken over by a foreign firm (AMI 449), they [...]
Gabon produces large quantities of this key component of steel alloys. There are also manganese projects in Southern Africa, Angola and Burkina Faso, home to the famous Tambao deposit.
A combination of tumbling cobalt prices, aging copper assets in Copperbelt Province and sustained global demand for steel is pushing mining operators and traders active in Zambia towards the manganese sector. A steely resolve - Even as the state-owned ZCCM-Investments Holdings [. [...]
The deep reforms Angolan president Joao Lourenco has brought to the country's diamonds trade have sector heavyweights troubled ( AMI 435). Those who had flourished under Jose Eduardo dos Santos' watch have not necessarily turned away from mining altogether but [. [...]