Mining Companies in Africa
There are numerous multinational mining companies in Africa, with roots on the
continent and abroad. The largest mining companies in Africa include BHP
Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo American, Xstrata and
Barrick, respectively. These
mining companies, worth an estimated total of US$335 billion, are currently
mining vastly untapped mineral resources throughout mainland
Some of these massive mining
projects include the BHP Billiton Xstrata joint
venture, the Douglas-Middelburg Optimisation Coal
Project in South Africa, worth ZAR 9.3 billion (see
mining companies in South Africa and
mining companies in Johannesburg). This coal mining
project is set to continue producing profits for
active mining companies in Africa until 2034. Africa Mining IQ presents data on this project dating back
to 2006, with each development noted.
Mining companies in Africa are also well-established in Angola (see
companies in Angola), where the African conglomerate Group 5 and Senet are
constructing a ZAR200 million cement project. Africa Mining IQ lists a range of details
regarding such mining companies in Africa, with reference to each step involved
with establishing the project.
Mining companies in Africa arenít
necessarily privately owned. The Government of the
Democratic of Congo owns 17% of the Tenke Fungurume
Copper Mine in central DRC (see
mining companies in
the DRC) along with Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold,
The key to running successful
mining companies in Africa is keeping up to date
with the latest developments on the continent. Africa Mining IQ keeps detailed records of all mining
ventures, from grassroots,
feasibility studies, to
Mining companies in Africa even
have access to mining operationsí histories, with
dormant projects detailed in full.
Africa Mining IQ further profiles mining companies in Africa. As an example, our subscribers have access to
Vale miningís company history, current project details, contact details and other general information. Currently, our database provides information on Valeís 3 projects in Mozambique, 2 in Guinea, 2 in Zambia and 1 in the DRC.
Africa Mining IQ is a unique resource to
mining companies in Africa, as, along with detailing
project developments, the database lists contact
details of individuals involved with each project.
This provides mining companies in Africa direct
access to valuable information, helping to
facilitate further communication and assist in the
tendering process as well.
Tracking and reporting on
MINING PROJECTS in Africa
is part of the mining intelligence service available.
Over 170 companies
rely on Africa Mining IQ to help them
drive business within the