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Aug 12, 2014
Hoping to dispel the notion that a landlocked country is largely disadvantaged by the insular nature of its borders, Zambian High Commissioner to South Africa Muyeba Chikonde has outlined the country’s plans to establish itself as a regional trade hub that is highly...
Aug 12, 2014
Tanzania-based energy group Swala Oil & Gas has listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE), becoming the first publicly owned oil and gas company in East Africa.  The company is the twentieth to list on the DSE and the second to list under the Enterprise Growth...
Aug 12, 2014
Junior explorer Kibaran Resources has increased the indicated and inferred resource at its Epanko graphite project, in Tanzania, to 22.7-million tonnes of inferred resource, grading 9.8% total graphitic carbon, for 2.22-million tonnes of contained graphite. The...
Aug 11, 2014
Canadian Uranium producer Uranium One has reported a drop in uranium output to 2.7-million pounds for the second quarter, ended June 30, down from 3.6-million pounds in the comparable period last year. The Toronto-headquartered company, with a globally diversified...
Aug 11, 2014
Australian oil and gas producer Woodside has acquired a 40% interest in an exploration sharing contract with Noble Energy, in the Gabon coastal basin. The company said on Monday that the block is located some 140 km off the south-western coast of Gabon and covered 2...
Aug 08, 2014
The exclusivity period granted to ASX-listed Kibaran Resources for the consolidation and development into a joint venture (JV) of its graphite assets with TanzaniteOne Mining’s assets in Northern Tanzania has been extended for another six months. Earlier this year,...
Aug 08, 2014
African elephants at present are being poached at alarming rates. Thus far, South Africa’s elephant population is sitting in a bunker, as a war against them rages on across most of the continent. Southern Africa is effectively now the last fortress for rhinos on the...
Aug 08, 2014
Trevor Dickinson Dickinson Group will establish Dickinson Zambia, in the Copperbelt province, by the end of this year
Local projects constitute about 70% of local furnace and industrial services company Dickinson Group’s yearly revenue, but the company aims to increase its stake in the African market by establishing new and strengthening existing subsidiaries on the continent....
Aug 08, 2014
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Aug 04, 2014
NETCB, a certified and preferred partner for SEP in Africa, has introduced SEP sesam, an intelligently designed backup and disaster recovery solution that is 'set-and-forget' technology. Companies can now protect their data quickly and efficiently with SEP’s secure...
Aug 01, 2014
Former president Thabo Mbeki
Former president Thabo Mbeki has suggested that African intelligentsia be brought back into crucial processes, as was the case in the 1960s and 70s, to help with the continent's "pressing strategic" problems. "I would like to suggest that the African intelligentsia...
Aug 01, 2014
Consultancy Vhaselwa Engineering & Management (VEM) Consulting formed the Akhani Group following the purchase of 100% of the shares of remote site services company Mine Procurement Solutions (MPS), MPS announced in May. MPS comprises MPS South Africa, MPS Tanzania...
Aug 01, 2014
The oil and gas industry in Africa is experiencing unprecedented growth, especially on the East Coast, where recent gas discoveries are transforming local economies in countries like Mozambique and Tanzania. South Africa is ideally positioned to become a major hub in...
Aug 01, 2014
SPECIALISED VESSEL UNIT The specialised skid-mounted 1 m³ vessel is entirely self-contained, with specific types of mixing actions
Local vessels, tanks and containers supplier Metal Tank Industries (MTI) is commissioning a highly specialised turnkey process unit for a Johannesburg-based pharmaceutical company. “The specialised skid-mounted 1 m³ vessel possess specific types of mixing actions and...
Jul 30, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
AECI CEO Mark Dytor
AECI’s explosives arm AEL has branched out into Australia as it teams up with undisclosed customers for the supply of explosives into this new market. An AECI office had been established in Brisbane, while preparations were under way to ship a bulk emulsion plant...
Jul 29, 2014
The first stage of the definitive mining feasibility study (DMFS) for Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company Kibo Mining’s Rukwa Coal to Power project (RCPP) would be completed by the end of November, the company reported on Tuesday. Kibo noted...
Jul 28, 2014
Rob Davies
South Africa will use the upcoming US-Africa Leaders' Summit, which will also encompass the 2014 edition of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) Forum, to appeal for a 15-year extension of the nonreciprocal trade arrangement, as well as South Africa’s ongoing...
Jul 28, 2014
Delta International has embarked on a programme that would see the recently reverse-listed property fund potentially acquire $250-million of assets across Africa. The Africa-focused group raised more than $87-million through a private placement to kick-start its...
 
 
 
 
Jul 28, 2014
LSE-listed Petra Diamonds increased its production for the 2014 financial year by 17% to 3.11-million carats – above market guidance of 3-million carats. The increase in production was mostly owing to production increases at its Finsch mine, in the Northern Cape,...
Jul 28, 2014
The African continent has become a key area of growth for the Chryso Southern Africa Group, says Luis Ferreira, Business Development Manager of Chryso Southern Africa. Ferreira says the major need for infrastructure in Africa has created vast potential business for...
Jul 25, 2014
Bulyanhulu mine
London-listed gold producer African Barrick Gold (ABG) reported a net profit of $41-million for the six months ended June 30, driven by increased production and continued cost discipline. ABG CEO Brad Gordon pointed out that the company had now achieved its seventh...
Jul 23, 2014
Africa-focused gemstone producer Richland Resources was fully committed to bringing the Nardoo Sapphire project, in Queensland, Australia, back into production during the first quarter of next year, Richland CEO Bernard Olivier said on Wednesday. Richland acquired...
Jul 23, 2014
East Africa would be the next major oil and gas play on the continent, professional services firm PwC Africa Oil & Gas Advisory senior manager Derek Boulware said on Wednesday. Speaking at the launch of the firm’s 2014 Africa oil and gas review titled ‘On the brink...
Jul 23, 2014
The share price of ASX-listed IMX Resources dropped by more than 30% on Wednesday after joint venture (JV) partner MMG Exploration failed to triple the resource estimate at the Ntaka Hill nickel sulphide project, in Tanzania. IMX has told shareholders that MMG’s...
Jul 22, 2014
On the occasion of the third anniversary of the launch of the United Nations Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, more than 100 members of the network and other invited guests met today in Kampala to showcase the work of the off-grid clean energy sector...
Jul 21, 2014
New Luika
East Africa-focused gold producer Shanta Gold has hit record quarterly production of 21 940 oz at its Tanzania-based New Luika gold mine for the three months ended June 30, representing an 8% uptick on the 20 254 oz produced in the first quarter of the year. This...
Jul 21, 2014
Aim-listed exploration and development company Uranium Resources on Monday announced that it would delay further drilling at its flagship Mtonya uranium project, in Tanzania, until uranium market fundamentals improved and the true potential of the project was...
Jul 21, 2014
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson
Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson placed significant emphasis on the development of gas, including shale gas, and nuclear in her inaugural Energy Budget Vote to lawmakers in Cape Town on Monday. In an address framed by President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation...
 
 
 
 
Jul 18, 2014
Citing swelling customer demand, African low-cost airline fastjet has increased the number of flights on its routes between the Tanzanian hubs of Dar es Salaam, and Mwanza, as well as between Dar es Salaam and Lusaka, in Zambia. The emerging airline said in a...
Jul 18, 2014
International firms, some individually and others as consortia, are vying for the contract to build a multibillion-dollar petroleum pipeline connecting the oilfields in Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan to the proposed Lamu Port, on the Kenyan coast. Designs for...
Jul 17, 2014
Maintaining peace, safety and security in the East African Community and Southern African Development Community emerged as a key message at the Land Forces East Africa and Maritime & Coastal Security Africa 2014 held on 15-16 July 2014 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.  In...
Jul 16, 2014
Sugar producer Illovo’s overall group production was expected to increase marginally for 2014 to 1.85-million tons, as market conditions remained difficult, Illovo chairperson Don MacLeod said on Wednesday. He told shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting...
Jul 14, 2014
Tanzania-focused mineral exploration and development company Kibo Mining on Monday announced that it would raise £600 000 through the placing of 34.29-million new ordinary shares at 1.75p a share. All of Kibo’s directors would participate in the placing, on the same...
Jul 14, 2014
Australian oil and gas miner Woodside Petroleum has signed a farm-in agreement with fellow-listed Beach Energy over the Lake Tanganyika project, in western Tanzania. While the details of the transaction remained confidential, it was known that Woodside would earn a...
Jul 14, 2014
Armscor is proud to showcase for the first time in East Africa its capabilities in areas of acquisition, research and development, naval dockyard as well as logistic freight forwarding services. As part of its marketing support responsibilities, Armscor will showcase...
Jul 11, 2014
Rising energy prices and supply constraints have forced mining companies operating in Africa to find new energy solutions that are affordable, consistent and secure. The mining companies are exploring renewable-energy integration as a means to not only address their...
Jul 11, 2014
Government’s Gas Utilisation Master Plan (Gump), Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) underline that gas is not only a substitutable alternative to coal, but could also evolve to become a substantial part of South Africa’s energy mix. Gas...
Jul 11, 2014
HILLARY KIONGO Rand-Air has increased its capacity in the East Africa region owing to increasing business activity
Compressor, generator and tool hire company Rand-Air reports that it has recently expanded its range of products and services to mining clients in other African countries.
 
 
 
 
Jul 11, 2014
NEWCASTLE UPGRADE ArcelorMittal South Africa is undertaking a R1.6-billion reline of the blast furnace at its Newcastle plant, in KwaZulu-Natal
Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) says it is operating in a challenging global steel market, which has been exacerbated by a subdued local market, with low sales volumes and competition from imports, particularly finished goods. “Therefore, we have...
Jul 11, 2014
Government’s Gas Utilisation Master Plan (Gump), Integrated Energy Plan (IEP) and Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) underline that gas is not only a substitutable alternative to coal but a definitive and substantial part of South Africa’s energy mix.
Jul 10, 2014
Today marks a momentous event in SA’s Automotive Industry history, as the first FAW commercial vehicle, built in South Africa, rolled off the assembly line at the FAW Vehicle Manufacturers SA (PTY) LTD production plant at Coega, in the Eastern Cape.  With President...
Jul 10, 2014
AngloGold Ashanti's David Noko
Consideration should be given to the restructuring of shifts to allow migrant mineworkers from distant areas to go home more frequently, says AngloGold Ashanti executive VP sustainability David Noko. Noko, who has headed AngloGold’s social and sustainable...
Jul 09, 2014
Gold miner Resolute Mining has reported full year production broadly in line with its expectations, but warned that 2015 output would be affected by the closure of its Golden Pride operation, in Tanzania, and lower grade at the Ravenswood mine, in Queensland. During...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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