Industry News

  • Highlights from the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda
    Highlights from the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Rwanda 11/12/2019

    Rwanda has the capability to represent the entire east African region. It boasts an operating gold refinery and is building a tin refinery as well. Its mining industry will help grow mining in Africa, for Africa.

  • Industry 4.0: Mining is making its move
    Industry 4.0: Mining is making its move 11/12/2019

    Many different materials have held the title of “most important” resource over the course of history. Now, Industry 4.0 is another contender.

  • Mining in a circular economy meets stumbling blocks
    Mining in a circular economy meets stumbling blocks 11/12/2019

    Companies that take the circular economy seriously by finding creative ways to re-use the same materials will stand the test of time.

  • TECH NEWS: New mid-range underground drill launched
    TECH NEWS: New mid-range underground drill launched 11/12/2019

    Mining equipment and services provider Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology has responded to its customers’ need for a cost-effective underground drill – one that does not compromise on safety, reliability or performance – but still offers the same benefits and results as the premium model.

  • Rwanda and Russia sign cooperation agreement
    Rwanda and Russia sign cooperation agreement 11/5/2019

    Rwanda and Russia have signed a mining and hydrocarbon cooperation agreement in undertaking geological surveys, conducting exploration and providing equipment and services in the mining, oil and gas sectors.

  • Russia and Rwanda to build Centre of Nuclear Science and Technology
    Russia and Rwanda to build Centre of Nuclear Science and Technology 11/5/2019

    Russia and Rwanda have signed an agreement to construct the first Centre of Nuclear Science and Technology (CNST) in Rwanda with participation from ROSATOM.

  • Rwanda, Mauritius gets solar PV projects funding
    Rwanda, Mauritius gets solar PV projects funding 11/5/2019

    “Renewable energy can positively impact the sustainable development spectrum in terms of improved health and education outcomes, better livelihoods and working conditions, and lower air pollution.”

  • Changing of the guards for Ivanhoe Mines
    Changing of the guards for Ivanhoe Mines 10/16/2019

    Multi-listed Ivanhoe Mines has announced that Mark Farren, formerly Ivanhoe’s Executive Vice President, Operations, has been appointed as the CEO of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper JV.

  • Collaborative mining and metals technology platform launched
    Collaborative mining and metals technology platform launched 10/16/2019

    MineHub Technologies has completed development of its technology platform designed to improve efficiency in trading operations and environmental and social governance compliance in mining and metals supply chains.

  • Radical change in global mining is imminent
    Radical change in global mining is imminent 10/16/2019

    The mining sector has been relatively immune to the disruption felt by other industries in the past decade but, according to Australian researchers at The State of Play, it is poised for a major shake-up.

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