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Africa’s first gold trading platform launched

Sawa Minerals,a tech-driven company has created and launched a platform that will transform how gold is mined and sourced across Africa and the developing world. The platform has been designed in such a way that it is easy to buy ethically mined gold from artisans and small scale miners (ASM) …

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Cummins debuts new gas generator

Cummins has debuted the HSK78G natural gas generator series at the 2019 Middle East Electricity (MEE) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The equipment is expected to fuel the next generation of power and offer a total package of gas generator capabilities and innovative gas technology for prime and peaking …

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Hanergy debuts at Solar Show Africa

Hong Kong-listed  Hanergy Thin Film Power Group has showcased its path-breaking solar-power products at the just ended Solar Show Africa 2019. The event is Africa’s largest and longest running power and electricity show recently held in South Africa. The group showcased a series of its most promising solar solutions – …

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Burkina Faso benefits from Nordgold

Accorded as one of the country’s largest gold producer and a major economic contributor and especially to local communities, Nordgold has expanded its investment in Burkina Faso. Nordgold currently runs three mines in the country of which over 360 thousand ounces of gold is produced all together or approximately 40 …

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Angola’s diamond industry makeover underway

The Angolan government aired out plans of refurbishing the diamond sector as being in progress. Speaking at a conference on the re-organising of oil and gas, Diamantino Azevedo Angolan Minister of Mineral Resources and Oil stated that the diamond sector will undergo similar changes to the oil sector. With the …

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Local processing plant a necessity and cost effective-Gov

The Zambian government has appealed to the private sector to contemplate on building an emerald processing plant locally. Speaking at the recent Grizzly Mining’s emerald auction in Lusaka, Ministry of Mines Permanent Secretary Paul Chanda stated that a locally built processing plant would be of national benefit. Chanda added that …

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Jubilee secures funds to acquire Sable Zinc refinery

Jubilee has executed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of Sable Zinc refinery. Situated adjacent to the large stock piles of zinc, lead and vanadium, Jubilee has contracted from BMR Group PLC, the acquisition reduces the time to build the refinery by some 18 months delivering the first metal …

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Bangweulu Power plant

The President of the Republic of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu commissioned the first ever large scale solar plant in Zambia. The 54 Megawatts Bangweulu Solar power plant located in South of Lusaka was constructed a a cost of US$56 million. The Bangweulu solar power plant currently has 453, 000 solar …

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Industry Services

De Beers Group Industry Services’ four diamond verification instruments (DVI) submitted for testing as part of Project ASSURE have received outstanding results. Project ASSURE is a joint collaboration between the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and Signet Jewelers, with input provided by other participants in the diamond industry and gemmological laboratories, …

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