Category archives for: Mining

Greenpeace Demands More Commitment to Defend South Africans’ Right to Water

Johannesburg, South Africa, March 22, 2018/ — South Africa today joined World Water Week under the ominous cloud of the Cape Town water crisis, and the stark reality of long-term water scarcity in South Africa and beyond our borders.

Ghana Alarms over Cyanide-polluted ‘Galamsey’ River That Can kill in 5 Minutes

March 15, 2018//-Preliminary investigations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have revealed, excessive use and presence of cyanide in water bodies due to illegal mining activities at Aboso in the Western Region of Ghana.

South Africa’s economy is Badly Skewed to the Big Guys: How it can be Changed

March 14, 2018//-The South African economy looks uncomfortably the same to the one inherited when the country transitioned from apartheid to democracy in 1994. Which is why it’s time for a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive.

Ghana: Goldfields Workers Protest Over Contract Termination

March 12, 2018//-Workers of Goldfields Ghana Limited at the Tarkwa mine today embarked on a demonstration over what they say is the termination of their contract by management of the company.

How Corporate Social Responsibility Projects can be Derailed

March 12, 2018//-Big companies operating in developing countries often use corporate social responsibility initiatives to position themselves as development agents and friends of the host communities.

Ghana President Seeks to Barter Bauxite for Roads, Bridges

March 9, 2018//-Ghana will finalize details of an infrastructure program before the end of the year and will pay for it with refined bauxite, said President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Post-Brexit: The UK is Doubling Down on African Infrastructure Investment

March 7, 2018//-Against a backdrop of 2018’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, a roundtable of UK experts proposed holistic solutions around Sub-Saharan infrastructure projects that can provide wide-reaching, long-term economic opportunities for African communities.

Reduced Tariffs: Mining Coys to Save $3 Million Annually

Accra, March 6, 2018//-Businesses particularly those in the mining sector, are expected to save millions of dollars to be channeled into other investments to grow their companies following the reduction in electricity tariffs.

South East Asia Getting Killed By Logging And Mining

March 5, 2018//-When an airplane is approaching Singapore Changi Airport, it makesthe final approach either from the direction of Peninsular Malaysia, or from theIndonesian island of Batam.

More than Mining—here’s how UK Infrastructure Master Planning Can Help Improve Ghana’s Cellular Service

March 3, 2018//-Against a backdrop of 2018’s Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town, a roundtable of UK experts proposed holistic solutions around Sub-Saharan infrastructure projects that can provide wide-reaching, long-term economic opportunities for African communities.

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