Author: Jacob Ambrose Willson

Brazil could soon become the latest member OPEC after its energy minister announced that discussions are set to begin regarding the country joining the global oil cartel. Bento Albuquerque said that talks would begin during a visit to Saudi Arabia - the group’s de facto leader...

Ruby and emerald miner Gemfields Group will rejoin London’s alternative investment market (AIM) on February 14th, three years after a hostile takeover deal took the company private.   Gemfields was acquired by major shareholder Pallinghurst for US$212 million in 2017 but is now poised to return...

South Africa’s mining sector woes continued in November 2019, when production fell 3.1% year-on-year primarily due to extensive power outages which impacted operations across the country. The latest data released by Statistics South Africa revealed that platinum group metals suffered the steepest decline, with production dropping...

Canada’s Endeavour Mining has dropped its plan to acquire Egypt-focused Centamin for US$1.9 billion as it did not get enough information on the latter’s assets during an assessment. Centamin’s sole operating asset is the Sukari Gold Mine, located in the Eastern Desert approximately 700 km from...