When Will Africa Benefit From Its Own Mineral Wealth?
The logic behind beneficiation is that raw minerals don't, on their own, have high value added. Exporting them unprocessed means that they don't contribute that much to the economy. The idea of beneficiation is to capture more value from minerals by processing them locally before exporting them, writes Karolien De Bruyne, Ku Leuven and Wouter Bam in The Conversation.
The Conversation Africa, 12 March 2019
Like other mineral producing countries, South Africa has considered implementing beneficiation policies to stimulate development. Beneficiation entails the transformation of a… Read more »
ISS, 7 March 2019
African countries are claiming a bigger slice of the revenues from their natural resources from mining companies. Is this good and can it work? Read more »
Vanguard, 4 March 2019
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, disclosed that Nigeria lost at least $16 billion over a 10-year period, from 2008 to 2017, due to… Read more »
The Herald, 15 February 2019
There is need to expedite the establishment of the diamond cutting and polishing centre in Manicaland for the province to maximise beneficiation from the diamond mining activities. Read more »
More intra-African trade would also have crucial knock-on effects. Given that manufactured goods make up a much higher proportion of regional exports than those leaving the ... Read more »