Category archives for: Construction

Wave of optimism in teeming DRC mining industry

Coal energy

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – GOVERNMENT, industry leaders, investors and other stakeholders are optimistic about the future of the mining industry despite the numerous sociopolitical challenges faced by the endowed Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The sentiment has been prevalent in the record-breaking DRC Mining Week, recently concluded in the […]

EXCLUSIVE: New administration fails to inspire comatose Angola economy

Angola President João Lourenço

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – BALLOONING government debt, downward revision of the country’s economic growth as well as a plummeting oil industry, the Angolan economy is in dire straits. A government led by a president that came to power on a campaign premised offering Angolans an “economic miracle” is exacerbating […]

Angola on course to meet landmine clearance deadline

Angola flag

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – SOUTHEASTERN Angola boasts some of the world’s most iconic ecological and tourism sites but is also among the most inaccessible regions because of landmines, which are a legacy of a civil war that ended in 2002. Among the areas worst affected by the explosives planted […]

SA mining sector needs defence against cyber threats

Cullinan mine

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African mining companies risk crippling shutdowns and threats to human safety if they fail to adequately protect their infrastructure against cyber-attacks. The warning by a technology executive comes as mining operations are set to embrace next-generation automation and industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) systems to slash costs […]

New bridge to curb deaths at Zimbabwean river

Chilonga Bridge, Chiredzi south, Masvingo province, Zimbabwe

from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI, (CAJ News) – CONSTRUCTION of new bridge to address carnage south of Zimbabwe is set to resume soon after government pledged a further US$20 million for the project. The Chilonga Bridge set to stretch 250 metres across the Runde River will link rural and urban Chiredzi, through to […]

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