South Sudan awards gold, uranium mining contracts - Reuters

Aug 04, 2007· JUBA, Sudan, Aug 4 (Reuters) - South Sudan has awarded two companies exploration licenses for gold and uranium in areas thought to be rich in minerals, an official from the semi-autonomous region ...

Mining industry of Sudan - Wikipedia

The mining industry of Sudan was mostly driven by extraction fuel minerals, with petroleum accounting for a substantial contribution to the country's economy, until the autonomous region of Southern Sudan became an independent country in July 2011. Gold, iron ore, and base metals are mined in the Hassai Gold Mine.

Economy of Sudan - Chronicle Fanack.com

Sudan government is working hard and pinning hopes that the revues of gold mining will compensate oil revenues missed after South Sudan's independence in 2011 and the civil war erupted in the South halting oil production and depriving Sudan from oil transit fees.

New Kush Exploration & Mining Limited

He has been responsible for the establishment and project development of a number of junior mining companies across Africa, including New Kush Exploration & Mining (Gold; South Sudan), Coal of Madagascar, Greenhills resources (Tin), New Horizon Minerals (Iron Ore), Frontier Platinum Resources and Eagle Uranium.

Oil & Gas Corruption in South Sudan | Global Witness ...

South Sudan's leadership uses state-owned oil company Nilepet to funnel millions into brutal security services and ethnic militias. South Sudan's state-owned oil company, the Nile Petroleum Corporation (Nilepet), has fallen under the direct control of President Salva Kiir and his inner circle, and is being used to funnel millions in oil revenues to the country's brutal security services ...

Gold mining begins in South Sudan - African Review

Apr 02, 2014· New Kush Exploration & Mining (NKEM) and the state government of Eastern Equatoria have begun the first gold mining exploration in three counties of Kapoeta region, South Sudan Anthony Viljoen, director of NKEM said, "We have been granted a license of operation to undertake gold mining …

New report on opportunities and risks of gold mining in ...

Between February and May 2015, Cordaid and the Ministry of Petroleum and Mining conducted an assessment of the gold mining sector in two states of South Sudan. The resulting report, based on dozens of interviews, focus group discussions and community meetings, for the first time sheds light on the country's artisanal and small-scale mining sector.

A journey deep into Sudan's forsaken Blue Nile

"We left in 2011 because of the Antonov and shelling, but the last two years the situation for refugees in the camps [in South Sudan] has become even worse. Our lives are at risk and I cannot afford enough food for the children," she says. Despite the conflict, there are informal gold mines …

Sudan's new gold rush: miners risk their lives in search ...

New Kush Exploration & Mining Company Ltd (NKEM) is a first mover gold exploration company focused on East Africa, particularly South Sudan, northern Uganda and Ethiopia, with a vision to discover new frontier mineral deposits hosting in excess of 3 million ounces of gold.

Sudan: Poisonous Practice - the Ongoing Fight to Close ...

Sudan is the third-largest gold producer in Africa, following South Africa and Ghana, and South Kordofan State represents the epicentre of both traditional and commercialised mining for the country.

Sudan Economy 2019, CIA World Factbook - theodora.com

Sudan was subject to comprehensive US sanctions, which were lifted in October 2017. Sudan is attempting to develop non-oil sources of revenues, such as gold mining and agriculture, while carrying out an austerity program to reduce expenditures. The world's largest exporter of gum Arabic, Sudan produces 75-80% of the world's total output.

LA WS OF SOUTH SUDAN MINING ACT, 2012 Act No. 36

LAWS OF SOUTH SUDAN MINING ACT, 2012 In accordance with the provisions of Article 55(2) and 55(3b), read together with Article 85(J) of the Transitional Constitution of South Sudan, the National Legislative Assembly, with the assent of the President of the Republic of South Sudan, hereby enacts the following: CHAPTER I

No gold rush for South Sudan | South Sudan News | Al Jazeera

Mining for gold is the only source of income for many people living in the eastern part of South Sudan. But the country is not benefiting from it, because most of the gold discovered is quickly ...

Thazin Mining

THAZIN Mining is a group of junior mining companies, exploring for gold, diamonds and gemstones. We are currently focusing on Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Myanmar. THAZIN Mining has in very short time, successfully built up a network on various levels.

Livestock, birds die after mining resumes in southern Sudan

A report published in November 2018 by the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) entitled Cyanide Plants in South Kordofan State: Human Life is a Price for Gold Extraction, highlighted the human and environmental costs of tradional gold mining in the region. Protests against gold extraction plants in several parts of Sudan increased over recent years.

Gold Mining, Sudan | EJAtlas

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Ministry of Mining :: Republic of South Sudan ...

The Ministry of Mining Strategic Plan has been prepared within the framework of South Sudan Vision 2040 whose aspiration is "Towards Freedom, Equality, Justice, Peace and Prosperity for all" and the Guiding Principles and Values, which include Democracy, Rule of Law; Socio-Economic Development; and International Relations.

South Africa Mining Production | 2019 | Data | Chart ...

Mining production in South Africa edged up 0.2 percent year-on-year in September of 2019, following a downwardly revised 3 percent drop in August and beating market expectations of a 2.2 percent decline. The largest positive contributions came from production of iron ore (8.2 percent); other non-metallic minerals (13.6 percent); and other metallic minerals (38 percent).

South Sudan strikes gold | The Wider Image | Reuters

Jul 05, 2016· Gold fever sweeps South Sudan ahead of new mining law. Taking a break from the toil of digging, Leer Likuam sat on the edge of a shallow trench, puffed his pipe and boasted he once found a 200-gram gold nugget bigger than his thumb.

MINING IN SOUTH SUDAN: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS …

representatives from South Sudan are for the first time shedding light on the country's artisanal and small-scale mining sector. The picture that emerges is a remarkable one: artisanal gold mining in South Sudan 'employs' more than 60,000 people and might indirectly benefit almost half a million people.

No gold rush for South Sudan | Al Jazeera English - YouTube

May 02, 2018· Mining for gold is the only source of income for many people living in the eastern part of South Sudan. But the country is not benefiting from it, because most of the gold discovered is quickly ...

South Sudan | Toya Gold

The mining industry of South Sudan started operating from the time South Sudan became a regional government of Sudan in 2005. Its inheritance was a well developed petroleum industry with an extensive network of pipelines passing through Sudan. With the 2012 New Mining Act, the interest in non-fuel minerals especially gold, has increased ...

Mining -- Home - allAfrica.com

AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 700 news and information items daily from over 140 African news organizations and our own reporters to an ...

Sudan - MINING

In 1988, about 78,000 metric kilograms of gold ore were mined in Sudan. In late 1990, Sudan and two French mining companies formed a joint venture company to exploit gold reserves in the Khawr Ariab wadi in the Red Sea Hills. Chrome ore was mined in the Ingessana Hills in Al Awsat.

SIMFE - Sudan International Mining Business Forum And ...

SUDAN INTERNATIONAL MINING BUSINESS FORUM AND EXHIBITION SIMFE is an annual event promoting Sudan's rich mining sector and presenting Investors and global mining companies with a great opportunity to explore the huge untapped potential of this …

Ghana Just Scratching Surface of Illegal Gold Mining ...

Only the chirping of birds and insects break the silence at a gold mining site in the Eastern Region of Ghana, right at the foot of the Atewa forest reserve. excavators stand still, as ...

Mining | Dal Group

Mining is expected to replace oil exports drop in Sudan's budget. The mining industry in Sudan is a flourishing sector and accounts for almost 4% of the country's GDP. In particular, the gold mining industry is scaling up rapidly. It was estimated to be worth 2.5 billion dollars in 2013.