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Powering mining in Africa – the rise of the mini-grid and captive model

April 26, 2021

Access to reliable, cost-effective (and, increasingly, green) energy in sub-Saharan Africa is a major challenge for the mining industry.

International treaty on registration of interests in mining, agricultural and construction equipment signed by African countries

February 24, 2020

The Mining, Agriculture and Construction (MAC) Protocol (the so-called Pretoria Protocol) developed by the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an international treaty that facilitates the financing of mining, agricultural and construction equipment.

Mali: Entry Into Force of the New Mining Code

December 18, 2019

Following in the footsteps of other Western and Central African countries richly endowed with natural resources, Mali has effected a further reform of its mining legislation, replacing the relatively recent Law No.2012-015 dated 27 February 2012 (the 2012 Mining Code) which regulated the mining industry up to the present time.