First Bureau Meeting of the Second African Union Conference of Ministers Responsible for Mineral...

The meeting of Senior Officials started today with the objective to review the business plan for the Africa Mineral Development Centre (AMDC), and discussed...

Louis Berger selected to oversee construction of one of the most important roads in...

The road will generate additional regional trade and economic benefits because it links the Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Mali The Ivorian Ministry of Economic...

IAEA project maps groundwater in Africa’s Sahel region, shows significant reserves

Scientists from participating countries – Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo – were...

Forum wraps Up with Suggestions for Sustainable Use of Africa’s Natural Resources

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SA: Infrastructure plan should not be impacted by slowdown

Pretoria - South Africa ‘s massive infrastructure plan should not be allowed to be impacted upon by the global economic slowdown or derailed by...

Burkina Faso: Gold rush hits education

A boom in Burkina Faso’s gold mining over the past three years has made the country one of Africa’s leading producers, but it is...

African Utility Week to Show Why Electricity and Water Management Will Never be the...

“There’s no doubt that renewable energy as well as smart technology are changing the way power and water utilities operate and deal with their...

DR Congo, four others to benefit from Japanese plant in Zambia

Five African countries are set to benefit from the multi-million dollar Japanese high-tech plant, Hitachi, which will be stationed in the Zambian capital Lusaka. Mineral...

Mineral & Natural Resources Sector

Mineral resources are one of the essential components of the natural capital of numerous African countries, and one of the key components of their...

Carbonised red mud can treat water cheaply

Red mud, a by-product of alumina industries, can be 'carbonised'for safe handling and the resulting material can be used to treat water contaminated with heavy metals,...

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