Britain’s new African empire

Britain’s new African empire

British companies still dominate the African mining landscape. Despite the fact that most British colonies gained independence more than 50 years ago, the influence of London Stock Exchange (LSE) listed companies on African economies is considerable.

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Does Ghana’s gold still glisten?

Does Ghana’s gold still glisten?

Ghana’s fortunes have a lot to do with the price of gold. Despite great ore bodies, there are persistent reports that all is not well on the Gold Coast, writes Leon Louw

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Work at Gamsberg Zinc set to begin

Black Mountain Mining (BMM), a Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) operation in the Northern Cape, has awarded the establishment and mining of the Gamsberg opencast zinc operation to Aveng Moolmans, a business unit of Aveng Mining.

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The state of SA mining

In the run-up to the 2017 African Mining Indaba, Leon Louw spoke to a number of mining experts about the current state of the South African mining industry, its challenges and the opportunities. 

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