24th April 2018 The Bogatyr Komir coal mining joint venture between Kazakhstan's state-run Samruk Energy and Rusal could face risks linked to US sanctions against the Russian aluminium producer, Samruk said on Tuesday. Bogatyr Komir produces 41-million tonnes of coal a year, which it sells in Kazakhstan and... →
20th February 2018 With stronger balance sheets across the mining and metals sector, miners are increasingly returning to an investment-led strategy, which is driving a renewed focus on building portfolios that deliver sustainable shareholder returns, says multinational consultancy Ernst & Young (EY). The focus... →
14th December 2017 Liberty House, the industrial and commodities group buying a number of steel assets around the world, is considering a bid for Rio Tinto's aluminium smelter in northern France, the largest in Europe, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
The Dunkirk plant, which the... →
5th December 2017 LSE-listed exploration and development company Rainbow Rare Earths has exported its first shipment of rare earth concentrate from its Gakara project, in Burundi, making it Africa’s only rare earths producer. Gakara is one of the highest-grade rare earth element mining projects globally, with an... →
South African construction firm Basil Read Holdings said on Wednesday it had applied to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange for the voluntary suspension of the listing of its shares after a key unit started business rescue proceedings.
The cash-strapped company announced on Friday that Basil Read... →
The number of power projects across Africa and South Africa has grown in the last few years and has given rise to many opportunities, but also challenges, Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies executive director Saul Levin said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Manufacturing Indaba, in Sandton, he... →