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World Bank To Setup $1 Billion Fund To Map Africa’s Mineral...

AFRICANGLOBE - The World Bank wants to launch a $1 billion fund in July to map the mineral resources of Africa, using satellites and airborne surveys to fill geological gaps across the continent where a lack of adequate data hampers mining investments.

South Africa’s Mining Industry Not Willing to Change

AFRICANGLOBE - South Africa's White-owned mining industry is reluctant to adapt to change, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Tuesday. The National Union of Mineworkers is preparing to go on strike in the gold mines after wage negotiations deadlocked last week.

South Africa: Another Mine Strike Looms At Anglo-American

AFRICANGLOBE - Another wildcat strike is brewing at the world’s largest platinum producer, Anglo-American – an Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) committee member has revealed on Thursday.

Halt Theft of African Mining Revenue – Kofi Annan

AFRICANGLOBE - African countries need to pass laws compelling foreign mining companies to be more honest in their dealings on the continent, former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan said on Friday.

Ghana to Set-Up Fund to Boost Infrastructure Development

Ghana plans to set up a minerals development fund to boost infrastructure development for local communities, amid complaints from civil society groups that many...

Mining Companies Play By New Rules in Zimbabwe

Saviour Kasukuwer, Zimbabwe's empowerment minister has confirmed the majority of mining companies operating in the country have submitted plans to transfer 51 percent of ownership to Zimbabweans.