Mineworkers ask gov’t to add mining industry to its special initiative

Mineworkers ask gov’t to add mining industry to its special initiative

The General Secretary of the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU), Prince William Ankrah has called on President Akufo-Addo to include the mining sector in...

Trapped South African gold miners found dead

Trapped South African gold miners found dead

"Bring us some oxygen," were the final words heard when contact was lost. The bodies of four miners in the Tau Lekoa Mine in northeastern South Africa...

Chamber of Mines pushes for streamlined operations of small scale miners

Chamber of Mines pushes for streamlined operations of small scale miners

To ensure all stakeholders most importantly the State derive the maximum benefits from gold exports, the Ghana Chamber of Mines is entreating governme...

Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 37 in ambush on mining firm convoy

Burkina Faso: Gunmen kill 37 in ambush on mining firm convoy

At least 37 people have been killed and 60 wounded in an attack on a mining company convoy in Burkina Faso, authorities say. Five buses carrying staf...

Illegal Gold Mining Is Laying Waste to the Amazon

Illegal Gold Mining Is Laying Waste to the Amazon

By Marlene Cimons Last summer, scientist Maria Rodriguez traveled to the Peruvian region of Madre de Dios, once the home of lush rainforests, meander...

Minerals Commission tackling drop in mining sector local content

Minerals Commission tackling drop in mining sector local content

The Minerals Commission has indicated its intended decision to serve letters of caution to individual mining companies on the level of compliance rega...

Huge Mining Waste Dams Could Prove Deadly

Huge Mining Waste Dams Could Prove Deadly

A group of investors has released findings from its inquiry into how mining companies around the world store their waste. Companies store billions of...

Clarity on Community Mining Project to be established

Clarity on Community Mining Project to be established

Government is expected to commence a multi-stakeholder discussion with the Chamber of Mines and key players in the mining industry to set clarity on t...

MEC Mining spins off global advisory arm

MEC Mining spins off global advisory arm

MEC Mining has decided to separate its existing advisory services and launch a standalone advisory arm as a subsidiary of the MEC Mining group. The a...

LIBERIA: MLME Institutes ‘Stringent Measures’ Against Small-Scale Mining

LIBERIA: MLME Institutes ‘Stringent Measures’ Against Small-Scale Mining

Authorities at the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, have taken steps aimed at controlling the polarized mining sector, which is believed to be dom...