Eramet on the lookout for new mines in Africa
French mining company Eramet just finished its second exploration phase on Cameroonian rutile mine, Akonolinga, which it acquired late 2019. [...]
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.
Thelo DB, a company chaired by South African businessman Ronnie Ntuli, has been approaching iron ore and bauxite explorers in Guinea to offer rail solutions for their future exports, a sector that has until now been dominated by Chinese giants. [...]
Chosen by Gaborone to take over the state's fallen copper and nickel star BCL, which went into liquidation in 2016, Canadian group Premium Nickel Resources has called on a local duo to structure what will be its first foray into the country. [...]
Though less accustomed to investing in Africa than its Japanese and Chinese counterparts, the South Korean steel giant Posco has been ramping up its activities on the continent, guided by Australian mining juniors. Its latest move: [...]
Threatened last month with exclusion from the management of Kalagadi Manganese, the mining company she founded, Daphne Mashile-Nkosi has managed, for now at least, to remain in charge of this major South African concern. Her long-running ties to some of the ANC's top officials might have played in her favour. [...]
Mining colleges in Paris, Nancy and Alès are soon to establish an academic chair funded by three French mining giants. Initial research will examine the impact bauxite mining in Boké has on the environment and local populations. [...]