De Beers lays foundation for gender equality

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE De Beers Group is to invest US$3 million into empowering women in its producer countries. Targeted beneficiaries include women micro-entrepreneurs in Southern Africa and Canadian scholars studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Katie Fergusson, De Beers Head of Social Impact, said the company More...

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Nigeria Mining Week.
By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

GLENCORE
By On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Angola LNG, Glencore sign sales agreement

LUANDA, (CAJ News) – Angola Liquefied Natural Gas (ALNG) Limited and Glencore Energy UK have executed a global multiyear LNG sales agreement. ALNG will deliver LNG cargoes to Glencore at destinations around More...

gold
By On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Buyanga’s AMG targets a tonne in year of gold

By AKANAI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN Medallion Group (AMG) is targeting a tonne of gold before the end of the year as the firm nears R100 million (US$7,7 million) in gold in the past 90 days. Founder More...

Nigeria Mining Week.
By On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Nigeria explores mining to stimulate stressed economy

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA, Africa’s biggest economy nonetheless undergoing a recession, is intensifying efforts to explore opportunities in the mining sector.This is part of a drive to diversify the economy More...

South Africa's mining watches closely ANC elective conference
By On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Digital evolution spearheads DRC mining growth

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL innovation is driving transformation within the mining sector in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the mineral-rich Central African country More...

‘New’ Anglo American under creation
By On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Anglo Gold Ashanti to slash over 8 000 jobs

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLOGOLD Ashanti is set to retrench some 8 500 employees in South Africa in light of heavy losses incurred recently. The company has begun a consultation process with employees More...

Vessel SS Nujoma
By On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Nujoma, world’s prime exploration vessel launched

WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – DEBEERS and the Government have inaugurated the world’s largest and most advanced diamond exploration and sampling vessel, which is to begin ready to exploring for diamond deposits More...

kibo
By On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Kibo welcomes Tanzania moves against mining fraud

By ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA , TANZANIA, DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – JOHANNESBURG Stock Exchange-listed Kibo Mining has welcomed policy and legislative changes aimed at curbing rampant fraud in Tanzania’s mining sector. The More...

Kariba dam
By On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Renovation of giant Kariba dam boost for SADC energy

from PANDULENI KATJIUKUA / TIRIVANGANI MASAVI in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S largest man-made inland lake, Kariba dam situation along the mighty Zambezi river between Zimbabwe and More...