Illegal mining sites closed in crackdown

EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has closed some 27 illegal mining sites around the country. The corps’ Commandant, General Abdullahi Gana,...

DRC Mining Week expands to connected sectors

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – THE award-winning Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Mining Week returns to Lubumbashi in June with a broadened focus to include the agricul...

Gold Fields emerges Ghana’s biggest taxpayer

From RUSSELL ADADEVOH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – GOLD Fields Ghana reported it had been the West African ountry’s nation’s largest corporate taxpayer in 2016 after contributing GHS355 ...

Raging clashes displace thousands more in Nigeria

 AHMED OBAFEMI MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – MORE than 15 000 civilians have been displaced after operations by the Nigerian Army and attacks by armed groups northeast of the country in recent weeks....

Australia helps Nigeria diversify economy via mining

EMEKA OKONKWO  ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Australian High Commission is complementing Nigeria’s plans to expand the West African country’s mining sector. In partnership with the Nigerian Ministry ...

Mining key to Nigeria economy diversification

EMEKA OKONKWO  ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE diversification of the country’s economy will take centre stage at the Nigeria Mining Week, taking place in Abuja from October 25 to 28. Minister of Solid...
iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

Nigeria mining sector abuzz with optimism

By OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – STAKEHOLDERS are upbeat at the revival of the Nigeria ’s mining sector. This follows the conclusion of the Infrastructure Partnerships for African Developme...

MTN boss Nhleko quits Anglo American

By GIFT NDOLWANEin Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ANGLO American has announced the resignation of Phuthuma Nhleko from his role as a non-executive director of the board. ...
iPAD Nigeria Mining Forum

Mining’s vast potential to spur Nigerian economy

By OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ANALYSTS are upbeat at the potential of the Nigeria mining sector’s contribution to economic growth. FNB Capital, the market watcher, said the prospects in ...

Massive turnout anticipated at Nigeria mining forum

By EMEKA OKONKWO ABUJA, (CAJ News) – ORGANISERS of the upcoming International Partnerships for African Development (iPAD) Nigeria Mining Forum have announced an overwhelming response to the eve...