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EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

February 27, 2015 • Events, Mining & Energy, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on EnerGlobe Ltd. to host Africa’s 1st dedicated CIO Mining Summit

The CIO Mining Africa Summit will be held at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice !, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on the 21st-22nd May. This landmark event will engage CIO’s, CEO’s & Ministers for the 1st time, to help educate the industry about the importance of the role of IT in Mining, through innovative group discussions, [&hellip...

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China adds solar spark to Rwanda’s energy strategy

January 10, 2014 • East Africa, Mining & Energy, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on China adds solar spark to Rwanda’s energy strategy

China has reportedly donated solar energy kit systems to Rwanda in a move that is expected to bolster the East African country’s energy sector. Rural areas that have no access to the national power grid within Rwanda’s Northern, Southern and Eastern...

West Africa, Russian mining companies opt for Orange

September 27, 2013 • Mining & Energy, Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on West Africa, Russian mining companies opt for Orange

Orange Business Services is providing secure satellite VPN services to improve communication between the Russian headquarters of Nordgold and the company’s Lefa mine in Guinea and the Bissa and Taparko mines in Burkina Faso in West Africa. Nordgold has six...

SAP takes African mining industry to next level

August 20, 2013 • Company News, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP takes African mining industry to next level

  SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) is looking towards assisting the mining industry in Africa in order to help counter the range of complex challenges they face through innovative industry-specific technology. This was announced to the SAP Africa Mining Forum, being...

SAP supports Ghana’s oil and mining industries

June 10, 2010 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments (6)

SAP has partnered with GTZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit) GmbH, acting on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development to support Ghana in meeting the global standard for transparency in the oil and...

De Beers Begins Mining the Web

June 6, 2007 • Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on De Beers Begins Mining the Web

De Beers and its diamonds are entering cyberspace. This month, De Beers Diamond Jewelers, the joint venture between South African mining firm De Beers SA and luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, is launching e-commerce on its Web site at...