Access to reliable, cost-effective (and, increasingly, green) energy in sub-Saharan Africa is a major challenge for the mining industry. Mining companies are now increasingly committing to changing this.
Inside Africa blog
Topic: MiningSubscribe to Mining
International treaty on registration of interests in mining, agricultural and construction equipment signed by African countries
The Mining, Agriculture and Construction (MAC) Protocol (the so-called Pretoria Protocol) developed by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an international treaty
Mali: Entry Into Force of the New Mining Code
New Mining Code in Mali
The trend of mining reforms in West and Central Africa continues, this time in Mali, Africa’s 3rd largest gold producer
Mining arbitration in Africa
Disputes in the mining sector in Africa are increasing, as states seek to renegotiate long term agreements and influence the revenue balance set out in joint venture agreements.
Investing in the battery supply chain
As the battery and electric vehicle (EV) revolution gains momentum, attention is increasingly turning to the commodity supply chains required for their manufacture.
Wider impact of new Zambian copper import duty
On 28th September 2018, Zambian finance minister, Margaret Mwanaktwe, announced plans to change the current mining tax regime in the country.