Latest News for: Niger mining


Algeria Cuts Ties with Morocco

Press TV 18 Sep 2021
... shall focus on how uranium mining in Niger by France continues to impact negatively on the health and environment of the dispossessed people of this country.
photo: Creative Commons / Ministerie van Defensie
Dutch contingent of MINUSMA - A Dutch Chinook transport helicopter has taken 4 Chadian soldiers to a hospital in Mali

Wagner is at the gates of Mali.. France has the option of withdrawing or extending stay

The Eastern Herald 17 Sep 2021
But the return will be expensive for a poor country such as Mali, where Wagner is negotiating to obtain 6 billion CFA francs ($10.8 million) and the rights to exploit several mineral mines, including gold, and this is what hinders the signing of the agreement ... Niger and Chad.

Canada’s colonies: Going for gold (mines) in Africa

People's World 15 Sep 2021
The Canadian mining industry is a global behemoth ... This project’s funds were given directly to the Mines Advisory Group with the goal of establishing security relationships with the authorities of Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali, in order to limit the risk of violence in this growing center for the global gold industry.

Six die in ambush on Burkina Faso military convoy

Business Ghana 14 Sep 2021
An ambush on a Burkina Faso military convoy escorting fuel tankers from a gold mine near the border with Niger has left six officers dead, ...

Algeria, Niger agree to “work together” for peace, development in Africa

DZ Breaking 08 Sep 2021
During his working visit to Niger on ... They also agreed to deepen their consultations on oil and energy issues, including the trans-Saharan gas pipeline project, during the upcoming visit of the Algerian Minister of Energy and Mines to Niger slated at the end of September 2021.

Iamgold suspends convoys to Burkina Faso gold mine after attack

Metro USA 01 Sep 2021
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a convoy of Iamgold Corp vehicles travelling to the Essakane gold mine ... Following the attack, Iamgold has suspended convoys to and from Essakane, which is the company’s biggest operating mine and is near the border with Niger.


Capital Ethiopia 30 Aug 2021
As a result, all significant credit creation as well as currency printing, for the whole of French speaking West Africa, is done, not overseen, by France from Paris! Moreover, the uranium to power France’s numerous electricity generating nuclear reactors is increasingly coming from Niger.

Global Atomic confirms 90% ownership of Dasa

Mining Weekly 25 Aug 2021
Global Atomic will now take steps to establish its Niger mining subsidiary of ...

A Uranium Renaissance?

Resource World 23 Aug 2021
Uranium mines operate in many countries, but more than 85% of uranium is produced in only six countries. Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia, Namibia, Niger, and Russia ... Major uranium mines are closing ... The Cominak mine in Niger ceased production on March 31, 2021, removing an additional 2.8 million lbs ... Canada cannot fill the gap by restarting mines.

Sirius Petroleum signs agreement with Baker Hughes for development of Nigerian oil bloc

Business Day Online 30 Jul 2021
... of the world’s largest oil field services companies, for the development of Oil Mining Licence (OML) 65, a large onshore block in the western Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Don’t elevate injustice to statecraft, Nigerians tell Buhari

Business Day Online 11 Jul 2021
“We all know the crisis in Zamfara is because of the gold being mined illegally there. The government knows and nothing is being done, but illegal refineries are being destroyed in Niger Delta ... to Niger Delta, and offer jobs to the region’s indigenes on merit.

Niger: Two workers of China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Corporation kidnapped in Mbanga

The North Africa Journal 08 Jun 2021
Armed men have kidnapped two Chinese employees of a mining company in a volatile area near western Niger’s borders with Mali and Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday.� “Two Chinese nationals were kidnapped by armed men in Mbanga” on Sunday night, the governor of the Tillaberi region Tidjani Ibrahim Katiella told AFP.

More than 100 people killed in terror attack in Burkina Faso

Straits Times 06 Jun 2021
The attackers struck early Saturday morning, first at a gold mine near the village of Sobha, near the border with Niger, according to Mr Rida Lyammouri, a Washington-based expert, before then going after civilians ... Saturday's attack comes months after attackers killed 137 people in coordinated raids on villages in south-western Niger.

Macron's blunt style may harm bid for new African chapter

BBC News 03 Jun 2021
But the CAR now relies heavily on Russian military expertise and has also signed mining ... France is indeed heavily invested in Niger's uranium mining - but the lucrative Sahelian gold mining sector is actually dominated by Canadian, Russian, Australian and British companies.