Africa – open for business?
Published: Friday, 24 January 2014
Besides a long-envied geological resource abundance, Africa boasts many attractions for mining companies. Yet development has been hampered by political turmoil. Now, as much of the continent begins a concerted drive to increase investment in its mining sector, IM Staff take a look of some of the industrial mineral projects on the African horizon.
Africas mineral wealth
potential has, for decades, been the green-eyed focus of many
an international mining company.
From a geographical perspective, Africa spans both
hemispheres and has ports facing major Asian economies in the
east, the North and South American continents to the west and
Europe to the...