mineral wealth

Iron ore to lead Africa into the future?

While historically Africa was a land of risks and endeavour, it was set to become a force of the future in global traded iron ore. This is according to John Welborn, MD, Equatorial Resources Limited, speaking on the second day the three day 2013...

Now is the time for iron ore

Now is the right time to build a mine and build a port and the right time to be in iron ore, especially in Central Africa. This was the view given by Sundance Resources MD, Giulio Casello, who was speaking in Perth, Australia, today on the second...

Global demand for phosphate to increase

The global demand for phosphate is expected to increase from markets such as India, China and Brazil, with an increasingly internal demand in Africa. This the opinion of Minbos Resources Limited’s (Minbos) MD and Executive Chairman, Scott Sullivan,...

Resource industry can drive Africa’s growth

The 21st century will be an African century of transformation and the resource industry has the potential to drive Africa’s growth for the next 10 years. So said the Australian Federal Minister for Resources and Energy, the Hon Gary Gray at the...

Australian-Africa mining investment to continue

Despite the current resources downturn, Australian investment in Africa is set to continue. This according to Paydirt 2013 Africa Down Under Conference (Africa Down) Convenor, Bill Repard, who says: “What we are seeing 10 years on is that the...