South Africa's Women Investment Portfolio Holdings and limestone miner Continental Cement have announced a joint venture with the China-Africa Development Fund and Jidong Development Group to build a R1.65bn cement manufacturing plant in Limpopo province.
Copper production in the first quarter in Zambia rose to 174,407 from 170,948 tonnes produced in the corresponding period last year, according to a statistics report from the Bank of Zambia (BoZ).
South Korean investors have an interest in solar technology and low-cost housing in Nigeria, following a recent fact-finding mission to Ekiti State, according to 'Daily Trust' newspaper.
African Queen Mines Ltd. has elected to pare down its portfolio by relinquishing certain gold permits and abandoning the Earn-In/JV with Manica Minerals Ltd. ('Manica'), in order to concentrate its exploration activities on its highest priority gold targets including the King Solomon Project.
African Aura Mining, the new name by which Mano River Resources is known following the completion of a merger late last year, is a Toronto/London listed gold and iron ore development company considered to have excellent earning prospects in both Liberia and Cameroon.