NEMA reviews environmental concerns over Tilenga project

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is seeking public comments on the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report for the Tilenga oil project. The name Tilenga is derived from two local names for the Uganda Kob (Antelope) which is called “Til” in Acholi and “Engabi” in Runyoro-Rotoro. A notice which has been pinned on […]

Mineral Wealth Conference 2018

Happening every October, in Kampala, the Mineral Wealth Conference (MWC) has become East Africa’s principal annual mining event. It plays a critical role in creating opportunities for Uganda’s domestic and international mining interests. Launched in 2012 following a partnership between the Uganda Chamber of Mines & Petroleum and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, […]

Africa Inaugural Global ASM Conference on Development Minerals confirms these minerals as the engine of Africa’s industrialization and modernization

On September 11‐13 Zambia hosted the inaugural International Conference on Artisanal and Small‐scale Mining & Quarrying (ASM18) on development minerals. Over 450 delegates in attendance partook of a global dialogue about development opportunities and challenges of artisanal and small scale miners and to share visions of the future for the sub sector. It was a […]