Mining

Ghana has cemented its position as Africa’s largest gold producer after increasing its industrial gold output by 6% in 2019. The West African country officially overtook South Africa as the continent’s top gold miner in 2018, when it produced 4.8 million ounces (Moz) compared to South...

Zambia has told Glencore that it plans to revoke the mining licences of its subsidiary Mopani Cooper Mines (MCM) because the company did not give enough notice before suspending its mining operations following the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The Zambia Government’s Mining Licensing Committee secretary Michael Chibonga...