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Emphasis on opportunities in harsh business climate

By: Simon Sonnekus The West African Mining & Power Exhibition (Wampex) 2016 will showcase the opportunities that still exist in the challenging African market, says events company and organiser dmg-ems Africa VP Christine Davidson. The biennial event, which has been running for 22 years, will return to the Accra... 

Legal frameworks key to mining growth in West Africa

By: Simon Sonnekus Revised tax rules and regulations have allowed for greater competition for foreign direct investment and pressure from major donors in the West Africa mining sector, according to Pan-African arbitration and commercial litigation law firm Centurion Law Firm. Centurion Law Firm Legal services... 

Legal frameworks key to  mining growth in West Africa
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REMARKABLE RESERVES Africa harbours the world’s largest mineral reserves of platinum, gold, diamonds, chromite, manganese and vanadium

West Africa fraught with challenges in tough mining times

By: Simon Sonnekus While political instability, corruption and the global commodities price crunch have had adverse effects on the West African mining sector, other factors such as a lack of infrastructure, power shortages and inconsistency and a lack of transparency in terms of regulatory policy, as well as... 

West Africa fraught with challenges in tough mining times
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UNREST Factors such as war, social unrest or hardship are all indicative of a somewhat unstable political environment, which, in turn, negatively impacts on the attractiveness of certain economies

All systems go for eleventh mining and power expo

By: Pimani Baloyi South Africa-based co-organisers of the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex), Exhibition Management Services (EMS), says it is all systems go for the upcoming biennial event, which will be held at the Accra International Conference Centre, in Ghana, from May 28 to 30. “For 20 years,... 

All systems go for eleventh  mining and power expo
WAMPEX 2014 The biennial event has been bringing industry stakeholders together since 1994

Company to spread product awareness at expo

West Africa-based pumping solutions provider West Africa Pumping Services (Waps) will take advantage of its third appearance at the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) to showcase its pumping equipment and spare parts offering, as well as provide details about its ongoing pumps... 

Company to spread product awareness at expo
PIONEER DEWATERING PUMPS Awareness about West Africa Pumping Services’ fleet of Pioneer pumpsets in Ghana increased substantially after Wampex 2012

First-time exhibitor aims to create strong communications base in West Africa

By: Pimani Baloyi US-based test and measurement tools manufacturer and distributor Fluke Corporation says it wants to use its presence at this year’s West African International Mining and Power Exhibition, which will be held at the Accra Convention Centre, in Ghana, from May 28 to 30, to create a strong... 

First-time exhibitor aims to create strong communications base in West Africa
FRANCESCO PAGIN Fluke customers mostly rely on the Internet for information about product and service options and availability

Global gathering creates opportunity for local businesses, says Ghana pumps supplier

By: Pimani Baloyi The biennial West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) presents West African businesses with an ideal opportunity to showcase products and services and could help even small-scale businesses gain access to major mining and power industry players, says Ghana-based pump supplier Sunbabsco... 

Global gathering creates opportunity for local businesses, says Ghana pumps supplier
WATER PUMPS Sunbabsco will this year showcase ITT Gould’s proprietary pumps, which are ranked among the best in the world for the mining industry

Investment can improve Ghana’s infrastructure development

By: Pimani Baloyi Continued investment in Ghana through opportunities offered by events, such as the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex), can support growth in Ghana’s mining and power industries and subsequently improve the country’s infrastructure, says UK-based engineering solutions provider Eriks... 

Investment can improve Ghana’s  infrastructure development
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INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT Financial support and investment from international companies will lead to infrastructure development in West Africa

Oz-based shipping specialist targets West Africa market

By: Pimani Baloyi Australia-based commodity transport and storage solutions provider Intermodal Solutions Group’s (ISG’s) trading arm, Pit to Ship Solutions, will showcase its efficient, cost-effective and green solution systems – available to the West African market – at this year’s West African Mining and Power... 

Oz-based shipping specialist targets West Africa market
DUST-FREE CONTAINERS Pit to Ship Solutions specialises in dust-free containers used to transport commodity products

Production-monitoring products to be showcased at expo

By: Pimani Baloyi South Africa-founded and -based electronics and software solutions manufacturer Accutrak will exhibit its latest mobile-enabled software that allows mine production managers to trace real-time production volumes on a smartphone mobile device at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition... 

Production-monitoring products to be showcased at expo
TUMELA PLATINUM MINE, THABAZIMBI Accutrak has installed its Smartrail and Accuchip systems at Anglo American Platinum’s Limpopo-based mine

SA gloves distributor exhibits at Wampex

By: Pimani Baloyi South Africa-based gloves specialist Glove Solutions Africa (GSA) will showcase its full range of Advanced Technology Gloves (ATG) and Mec-Dex gloves – for which it is the exclusive supply partner in Africa – at the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex), which will take place at the... 

Seamless bend pipes to be showcased at Wampex  

By: Pimani Baloyi Germany-based polymer processing company STAR will showcase its seamless piping solutions at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) at the Accra Convention Centre, in Ghana, from May 28 to 30. STAR develops and produces large-diameter polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene... 

Seamless bend pipes to be showcased at Wampex
SEAMLESS BEND PIPES STAR develops large-diameter polyethylene and polypropylene pipe systems of up to 1 200 mm

Supply chain services showcased at Wampex

By: Pimani Baloyi Africa-focused supply chain administration solutions provider Sherwood International will showcase its solutions at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) to be held at the Accra International Conference Centre, in Ghana, from May 28 to 30, says new business development GM... 

Supply chain services showcased at Wampex
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SUPPLY-CHAIN MANAGEMENT Sherwood International is identifying West Africa-based business partners

Consultant to focus on sustainable development at Ghanaian conference

By: Gia Costella Global ground engineering and environmental company Golder Associates plans to focus on the sustainable development of Africa’s mineral and energy resources at this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) to be held in Accra in June. 

Exhibition to assist gold miner’s growth strategy

By: Gia Costella Gold mining company Golden Star Resources (GSR) will be showcasing its commitment to corporate social investment under its flagship corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative at this year’s West African mining and power exhibition (Wampex), says GSR VP of operations Dan Owiredu. 

Explosives company hopes to strengthen brand in West Africa

Explosives company BME says participation in events like this year’s West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) is compulsory for companies wanting to build their brands in the West African region.  

Global consultancy group to showcase services

With decades of experience in West Africa – and a regional office now operating in Accra, Ghana, engineering consultants SRK Consulting will exhibit at the West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) to showcase its range of mining and related services. 

Mining and power exhibition 2012 largest yet

By: Gia Costella The tenth West African Mining and Power Exhibition (Wampex) is the largest in history, both in exhibitor numbers and square meters used to host the event, states event organiser Exhibition Management Services (EMS). 

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