With the world economic situation improving, the prospects for Africa’s minerals are looking up.
Mining commodity and metals prices are on the up but precious metals prices to decline.
As mining projects revive, new railways are being built to transport output.
A rise in demand for raw materials could herald better times for African producers.
The government of the DRC plans to invest in its mining sector.
Companies cut back on new developments and re-focus on profitable production in a response to the continued slump.
With delays in revision to the mining code and no clear date set for the presidential election, the DRC’s miners are waiting anxiously, reports Jessica Moody. …
Lungu captured the electorate with populist policies, but will struggle to get them past a weary IMF.
Local miners in Obuasi are feeling the pain of falling prices, as the country looks to re-energise its lucrative mining sector.
After a recent period dominated by wildcat strikes, wage disputes and erratic power supply – all against a backdrop of weak commodity prices – it …