Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

The Mine of the Future

Gys Kappers CEO of Wyzetalk

by Gys Kappers The mining industry is in a crisis. Failure to get the policy, legislative, administrative and operating environment right is being compounded by a recline in resource demand and resulting excess capacity, weakening prices and increasing volatility. Many also need to mine deeper to reach new deposits, which is resulting in a significant […]

Namibia on verge of global uranium production leadership

Husab Mine

by DION HENRICK CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – NAMIBIA, one of the largest exporters of non-fuel minerals in Africa, is positioning itself to be the topmost producer of uranium in the world in the coming weeks. The Southern African country is rated as among the six biggest producers (placed between fourth and six) globally but […]

Global investor interest in Nigeria mining sector

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From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – GLOBAL players, service and technology providers are eager to go beyond their shores and tap into opportunities vast in in minerals-rich Nigeria. This emerged from the just-ended second edition of the Nigeria Mining Week conference and exhibition in the capital Abuja. Some 14 nations participated. […]

Caledonia reports improved gold yields in Zimbabwe

CALEDONIA Mining Corporation

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – CALEDONIA Mining Corporation has announced an increase and upgrade to the resource base at the Blanket Mine in Zimbabwe, its 49 percent-owned subsidiary. Based on development and diamond core drilling carried out to the end of August 2017 combined with improvements to the geological model, total measured […]

Base Titanium headlines Kenya Mining Forum

Base Titanium

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – BASE Titanium is basking in the glory of being awarded the official flagship status by Kenya’s Vision 2030 for the Kwale Mine. “This represents a significant milestone in the partnership between the Government of Kenya and Base in promoting further development of the sector,” said Joe Schwarz, […]

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