http://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 15.97 Change: 0.01
R/$ = 13.30 Change: 0.05
Au 1313.40 $/oz Change: 6.97
Pt 954.50 $/oz Change: 6.50
 

Topic

Angola pushes mining production increases and diversification

By: Keith Campbell     25th August 2017 Angola’s State-owned diamond group Endiama is going to encourage the development of semi-industrial cooperatives in each and every province of the country, to explore for diamonds. This was stated by Endiama Board member and group Director of Geology Luís Quitamba, the Angolan news agency Angop... 

One-third of Angola now surveyed, thanks to Chinese assistance

By: Keith Campbell     28th July 2017 Angola’s ambassador to China, João Garcia Bires, has highlighted the role China is playing in supporting geological mapping in the African country. He told the Quarterly Bulletin of the Macau Forum that Chinese specialists were helping the Angolan authorities in cartographic surveying of the... 

Australian miners issue encouraging reports from their African operations

By: Keith Campbell     17th March 2017 Australian junior mining companies active in Lusophone Africa have reported good news from both Angola and Mozambique. The companies concerned are the Lucapa Diamond Company, operating in Angola, and Mustang Resources, active in Mozambique. Lucapa has announced that total diamond sales to date... 

Angola seeks to boost its mining sector

By: Keith Campbell     17th February 2017 The State-owned Empresa Nacional de Diamantes de Angola (Endiama – National Diamond Company of Angola) will not need additional investors to develop its Luaxe project, assured company President António Carlos Sumbula at the Angola Business Forum during the recent Mining Indaba in Cape Town.... 

Lucapa diamond sales reach $3m in Q2

By: David Oliveira     7th July 2016 ASX-listed diamond miner Lucapa Diamond Company, which owns and operates the Lulo diamond project in Angola, achieved two alluvial diamond parcel sales weighing a total of 2 670 ct, during the quarter ending June 2016, and achieved gross proceeds of $3-million at an average price of $1 132/ct,... 

Mining seen as option to cut Angola’s oil dependence

By: Keith Campbell     19th February 2016 The West African country of Angola has been badly hit by the decline in oil prices. In 2012, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), Angola was responsible for 2% of global oil output and oil accounted for 90% of the country’s exports, 80% of government revenues and 47% of its gross... 

Mining seen as major option to reduce Angola’s dependence on oil

By: Keith Campbell     19th February 2016 The West African country of Angola has been badly hit by the decline in oil prices. In 2012, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS), Angola was responsible for 2% of global oil output and oil accounted for 90% of the country’s exports, 80% of government revenues and 47% of its gross... 

Lean economic times create opportunity

By: Dylan Stewart     27th November 2015 Owing to the extensive cost-cutting in the oil and gas industry, specialist oil and gas travel management company (TMC) Wings Travel Management says companies operating in the sector have expressed greater interest its in-depth consultations to reduce travel costs. 

New fleet arrives to scale up Lucapa’s diamond operations in Angola

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th June 2015 The first new earthmoving equipment has arrived at Lucapa Diamond Company’s Lulo concession, in Angola. The new fleet, sourced from Caterpillar dealer Barloworld Equipment in Luanda, would enable Lucapa and its partners to double alluvial diamond mining operations at Lulo to 20 000 bulk cubic... 

Angola drives forward with its programme to facilitate the mining sector

By: Keith Campbell     19th June 2015 Angola intends to make itself an attractive site for mining investors, both foreign and local. Part of this process is a programme to overhaul the country’s Ministry of Geology and Mines. “We want to transfer to the Geology and Mines public service an entrepreneurial, enterprising vision and the... 

Degremont

     1st June 2015 Degrémont and all companies of the Group now operate under the brand SUEZ environnement and continues to expand winning six new contracts in Africa. Degrémont has strengthened its presence in Africa, winning four new water treatment plant construction and refurbishment contracts worth a total of... 

SafmarineMPV upgrades its South Africa-West Africa multi-purpose shipping service

     19th February 2015 Multipurpose shipping line SafmarineMPV - which has been a key supplier of seaborne transport services to West Africa for decades - has upgraded its SAFWAF multi-purpose shipping service (connecting South Africa and West Africa) from six-weekly to monthly sailings. According to SafmarineMPV... 

Mozambique and Angola seek to exchange mining expertise

By: Keith Campbell     30th May 2014 Mozambique and Angola are to strengthen their cooperation in the mining sector. This is the overarching outcome of the recent visit by Mozambican Mines and Mineral Resources Minister Esperança Bias to Angola. The visit was at the invitation of Angolan Geology and Mines Minister Francisco Queiroz.  

Angola wants mining to broaden its economic base

By: Keith Campbell     2nd May 2014 Angola wants its mining sector to become one of the major contributors to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and to be one of the most important sources of employment. So asserted Geology and Mines Minister Francisco Queiroz in his address in Luanda on Mineworkers’ Day on April 27. The... 

Angola to grant De Beers new diamond exploration licence 

By: Reuters     11th April 2014 Angola, the world's fourth-largest diamond producer by value, will approve a new concession to mining major De Beers to explore for diamonds, Geology and Mines Minister Francisco Queiroz has said. London-based De Beers, majority-owned by global miner Anglo American, previously explored in Angola... 

SRK pushes innovation, collaboration for Africa’s mining future

     24th January 2014 As Africa seeks innovative ways to encourage its mining sector, mining consultant SRK Consulting has put its engineering and broader expertise at the service of collaborative, win-win initiatives that will chart an exciting way forward for the continent. “Our recent engagement by the government... 

Outsize cargo charter solution saves O&G client $500,000

     4th December 2013 Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Michel Hurel Transport (MHT) recently cooperated to deliver over 70,000kg of outsize oil well equipment. On behalf of the world’s largest oilfield services company, a Boeing B747 freighter was chartered from West-African experts ANA Aviation Services to fly the... 

Angola seeks to diversify its economy by developing mining sector

By: Keith Campbell     6th September 2013 For decades, the Angolan economy has been completely dominated by the country’s hydrocarbons sector. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries reports that oil accounts for 50% of the south-west African country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and 90% of its exports. Angola’s first oilfield... 

Angola seeks to diversify its economy by developing mining sector

By: Keith Campbell     6th September 2013 For decades, the Angolan economy has been completely dominated by the country’s hydrocarbons sector. The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries reports that oil accounts for 50% of the south west African country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and 90% of its exports. Angola’s first oil... 

Good news for Angolan gem companies’ shareholders

By: Keith Campbell     9th August 2013 Angolan diamond mining company Catoca Mining, which is the country’s biggest diamond producer, accounting for more than 75% of the national output of the gemstones, will distribute $131.7-million in dividends to its shareholders, the Angolan weekly ‘Expansão’ has reported. These dividends... 

Angolan, Russian companies to partner in search for kimberlites in the African country

By: Keith Campbell     28th June 2013 Angola’s State-owned national diamonds company, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes de Angola, better known by its acronym Endiama, last week signed a joint development agreement with Russian diamond miner Alrosa. This covers prospecting for, and exploration in, diamoniferous areas in the African... 

22/06/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     22nd June 2012 Foreign explorers have discovered a nickel deposit in Limpopo province worth more than a billion dollars; a strong call is being made for the creation of a platinum exchange to stabilise platinum mining; and a Southern African master plan just completed requires a massive potential expenditure of... 

Ministers endorse push for zero TB deaths among Southern African miners

     18th May 2012 Late last month, Ministers of Health and Labour from the 15 Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries endorsed a declaration on tuberculosis (TB) in the mining sector that is designed to drive a regional response to the issue. 

First
Prev
1
Next
Last

Latest News

more

Latest Videos

more

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Close