Biggest Mining Companies
in Africa

Biggest Mining Companies
in Africa

Access to information on the biggest mining companies in Africa and their projects – anywhere within the mining lifecycle, is available from Africa Mining IQ.

Africa Mining IQ is an online intelligence service powered by Projects IQ. Projects IQ provides comprehensive mining project intelligence for potential investors, distributors and mining-related businesses.

To facilitate this, we have a dedicated team of researchers which continuously researches and updates our extensive database of mining projects throughout the African continent. Stringent quality control guidelines and authentic data verification processes ensure that the African mining intelligence we provide is accurate and reliable.

Intelligent elements

A mining project page on Africa Mining IQ, whether you’re interested in the biggest mining companies in Africa or all of them, consists of the following key elements:

  • Project description: Detailed summary of the mining project which includes scope, project value, start and completion dates, mine type, plant and mineral.
  • Project commentary: Updates and important notifications are added, so you get additional insight into the progress of the project in which you are interested.
  • Key contacts: Contact for the mine owners and project engineers are listed on each project.
  • Project notes: “Your notes” section appears on each project page. It has been designed with functionality that enables you to set project follow up or project progress reminders.

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Mining intelligence advantages

For investors interested in the biggest mining companies in Africa, a subscription to Africa Mining IQ provides users with a Mining IQ advantage:

  • Exclusive access to mine owner contact details
  • Search facilities for mine owners, project engineers and project suppliers
  • Up-to-date reporting on project status, costs and tendering opportunities
  • Verified research and insights into the biggest mining companies in Africa and all mining companies in Africa
  • Advanced project reporting, graphs and statistics
  • Accessible information 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Email notifications of updated projects and news

Contact Africa Mining IQ today on +27 11 830 2132 to learn about investment opportunities with the biggest mining companies in Africa

South Africa is currently the world’s largest producer of chrome, platinum group metals, manganese, vanadium, and vermiculite. All mining companies in Africa, including the largest, that mine these metals, are included on our database. In addition, over 50% of all gold reserves are found in South Africa, where the Witwatersrand holds the world’s largest gold reef deposit. In 2007, gold mining in South Africa employed over 240 000 people and accounted for R 49 billion in foreign currency earnings.

Two of the biggest mining companies in Africa, Glencore Xstrata, which currently has 25 African mining projects listed on Africa Mining IQ, with a combined value exceeding R 415 billion; and Barrick Mining, one of the five largest gold producers in Africa which has produced 6.5 million ounces of gold to date, are example of big mining companies listed on our database.

Africa Mining IQ – Features and Benefits

  • Current, relevant and accurate mining information on over 1800 African mining projects
  • Real-time mining intelligence on mining projects with advanced reporting, graphs and region statistics, mineral types, development phases, and much more
  • Unlimited access to regularly updated mining intelligence
  • Customised solutions for information relevant to your line of work
  • Extensive contact information to liaise directly with key personnel on mining projects
  • Daily or weekly alerts and notifications on mining projects you track or are interested in Access for multiple users
  • Mining project tracking – from pre-feasibility to completion
  • A built-in currency converter for accurate values on mining projects in the currency of your choice

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