Blogs on Mining News, Jobs & Trends in Africa

West Africa | Exploring Bauxite Minerals

What is Bauxite? Bauxite is an earthy, granular rock from which most of the aluminum is extracted which in turn is smelted to form aluminium metal. Bauxite is formed by prolonged weathering and leaching of rocks containing aluminum silicates. It is a mixture of the... read more

Mining in Space | Asteroid Mining

Space Mining is a surprisingly frequently-discussed topic within the space industry. This article explores Mining in Space, possible jobs in space mining as well as the kinds of industries that could open for us in Space Mining. The concept “it’s a small world” will bring new meaning to us mere Earthlings…

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The South African Mineral Industry 2014

When it comes to the quality and quantity of mineral production world-wide, the South African Mineral Industry is considered to be one of the most important mining nations. South Africa has the world’s largest reserves of chrome, gold, vanadium, manganese and... read more

Mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo is proudly responsible for the production of copper amounting to 942 000 tons just last year.   The Mining industry in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is rich in natural resources with an estimation of $24 trillion worth of... read more

Gold Mining Jobs | Mining Commodities

CA Mining offers a variety of mining commodities based jobs and today I will share with you our current gold mining jobs. Gold is formed as the result of molten rock (also known as magma) being interrupted into solid rock. Essentially, gold is soft, shiny, dense and... read more

Coal Mining Jobs in Africa | 2014

 With over 6185 million tonnes of coal currently produced worldwide, it’s safe to say that coal mining jobs are increasing across Africa. The largest coal producing countries are not confined to one region – the top five hard coal producers are China, the... read more

Your Mining Recruitment in Africa Specialists

CA Mining is an international mining recruitment consultancy specializing in the executive search and headhunting of expatriate and local mining professionals of all languages and cultures across the globe. Mining recruitment specifically in Africa is our main focus,... read more

Investing in the Zambian Mining Industry

The Zambian Mining Industry comprises vast mineral resources with the main commodity type being copper. Copper in Zambia has been mined for hundreds of years and is by far the most exploited mineral resource. The history of mining copper originally dates back to the... read more

Base Metals Growth in Africa |Biggest world-wide

Africa will be recognised as the biggest contributor to the growth of mined copper production from 2013 to 2017 in percentage terms. Predictions reveal that African mine output will peak in 2018 and decline thereafter if no new mines are developed  adding, however,... read more
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