Senegal: strong rise in gold exports

The figures are from the National Agency for Statistics and Demography (ANSD). According to this official body, Senegal's exports of non-monetary gold reached $...

Cote d’Ivoire hosts the headquarters of the International Cashew Advisory Council

As the world's largest cashew producer, Côte d'Ivoire has been designated as the headquarters of the International Cashew Advisory Council (ICCC), an organization that...

Mali: towards the restart of production at the Morila gold mine

In Mali, the transitional government is preparing to relaunch gold production at the Morila gold mine. The information was given during a field visit...

Guinea: GI Cement will double its annual production

Planned since July 2018, G'I Cement, the cement subsidiary of the Guinean G'I industry, announced this Saturday, September 29, 2018, the official start of...

DRC: AVZ Minerals to sell Manono tin to Noble Group Holdings

DR Congo-based mining company AVZ Minerals to sell Manono tin (Tanganyika province) to commodity giant Noble Group Holdings based in Hong Kong as part...

Tunisia: Sale of a block of shares representing 50,52% of the capital of Carthage...

The State and Bina Corp SA majority shareholders of Carthage Cement SA have decided to proceed with the sale of a block of shares...

Senegal: Sabodala Gold Operations announces a turnover of 170 billion FCFA in 2017

Sabodala Gold Operations, the Canadian mining company based in Eastern Senegal, has achieved gold production of 233,067 ounces for a turnover of 170 billion...

Côte d’Ivoire launches first-ever bauxite mine

Côte d'Ivoire enters the circle of bauxite producing countries. The first-ever Bauxite mine officially went into operation on Monday, April 16th. Located in the Moronou...

Ivory Coast: Barry Callebaut-Saco opens a cocoa grinding unit in Abidjan

Côte d'Ivoire, the world's largest cocoa producer, wants to locally process 50% of its cocoa bean production to increase farmers' income and fight poverty. The...

Tanzania: Gold exports increased by 23% in one year

Tanzania's gold exports rose 23.3 percent between July 2018 and July 2019 to reach US $ 1.783 billion, according to a monthly economic report...

South Africa adopts new mining charter to correct economic inequalities

The South African government has unveiled a new mining charter that requires mining companies to increase the share of their shareholding owned by blacks...

Guinea: Official Start of the Chalco Mining Project

Things seem to be accelerating for the Chalco Guinea Company, a subsidiary of the Chinalco Group. Six months after the signing of its 15-year...

Niger: 700 agents dismissed by Areva

Two hundred Nigerian employees of the Aïr Mine Company (SOMAÏR), the Nigerian branch of the French nuclear group Areva, have just been dismissed "for...

Mauritania: Open pit gold?

Hearing the Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Mines Abdessalam Ould Mohamed Saleh speak on the matter, one might be tempted to believe that gold...
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