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South Africa mines struggle as downturn continues

South Africa’s mining sector continues to struggle with flat revenues and increased costs as the global commodities slump and regulatory tensions undermine recovery, according to a report from consultancy PwC.…

Down but not out: Africa’s uranium producers

Located in the northwest of Malawi’s Karonga district, just a few kilometres from the border crossing with Tanzania at Songwe, the once highly populated and internationally known Kayelekera uranium mine is now abandoned.

East Africa targets gas giant future

After some disappointing delays, Mozambique and Tanzania are finally making some progress on developing liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.…

Glasenberg: Glencore committed to Africa

Glencore is committed to mining in Africa despite its recent decision to mothball operations in Zambia and the DRC, according to chief executive Ivan Glasenberg.…

Zambia wrestles with mining future

For rural communities dotted along Zambia’s Copperbelt, talk of decline in the mining industry might seem a little premature.

Glencore’s SA coal mines under threat

International mining house Glencore is placing some of its South African coal operations under rescue proceedings, blaming the move on an “unsustainable” long-standing supply deal with power utility Eskom.…