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Zuneid Yousuf, chairman, African Green Resources.
Why the mining sector is vital to green industryArticle

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

Zuneid Yousuf 3 days ago

The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet
The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planetArticle

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

Raynold Wonder Alorse 9 Dec 2019

Filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu in conversation with Terry Levin and Louise Marsland. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Human myth vs AI machineArticle

One of the most exciting aspects of this year's Design Indaba was a sense of camaraderie between designers of all disciplines from font to film...

Terry Levin 4 Mar 2019

Researchers Ahmed Eleish (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and Shaunna Morrison (Carnegie Institution of Science). Photo: Anirudh Prabhu
Crime-tracking tools could point to new mineral reservesArticle

Striking gold used to be a matter of luck, but tools used to track criminals, diseases and social networks could soon uncover vast troves of valuable minerals...

2 Aug 2017

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India, Africa rekindle trade tiesArticle

At a time when African countries are looking eastward and when Asia's booming economies are rushing to invest in Africa, a shared history appears to help in boosting trade and investments between Africa and India...

Pavithra Rao and Franck Kuwonu 22 Sep 2016

Space mining is closer than you think, and the prospects are great
Space mining is closer than you think, and the prospects are greatArticle

In this week's Q&A on the ABC, the American cosmologist Neil deGrasse Tyson gushed about the prospects of mining in space, and the benefits that might afford humanity...

Andrew Dempster 7 Aug 2015

Industry has to overcome challenges to reach full potential, analysis finds
Industry has to overcome challenges to reach full potential, analysis findsArticle

Mining companies are striving to develop mines that rest on next-generation technologies, novel strategies and processes to ensure a safer, greener and more profitable mining industry. By transposing the digital world with the physical world, new dimensions are being created within the mining industry that help to optimise production based on market demand, production capacity, and ore quality variations.

14 Oct 2014

G20: Africa's growth can stabilise the world economy
G20: Africa's growth can stabilise the world economyArticle

Goods are made in the world. Your smartphone contains rare earth minerals mined across Africa. Different components are manufactured across the globe and, in the case of your iPhone, assembled at a factory in China before being shipped to the US.

Sulaiman Philip 29 Jul 2014

Kenya revokes new mining licences, hikes royaltiesArticle

NAIROBI: Kenya on Monday, 5 August 2013, revoked all mining licences granted in the months before and after March elections and announced that it was hiking royalties paid by companies operating in its nascent mining sector.

6 Aug 2013

Mining to become main FDI source - World Bank
Mining to become main FDI source - World BankArticle

The World Bank has projected that minerals would become one of Malawi's main sources of foreign direct investment and generate up to 25% of export earnings in the next few years.

Gregory Gondwe 4 Apr 2011

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