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Sep 042012

AAMIG participated in the Africa Australia Research Forum in Perth which brought together African Nationals, Australian and African mining companies, academics, NGOs and Government representatives to explore selected aspects of the Africa Mining Vision. AAMIG chaired the third Panel which included the following panellists: Tim Costello, CEO of World Vision, [more…]

Aug 132012

“Speaking at the final day of the Diggers and Dealers conference, Cutifani said miners had to take accountability for the current state of the mining industry, and for changing the perception of the industry. “We have political structures that are looking to skin the industry for everything they can because [more…]

Aug 132012

“Ashish J. Thakkar, one of 10 Young African Millionaires To Watch and CEO of Uganda’s Mara Group, has launched, Africa’s first multi-lingual online portal for youth mentorship and entrepreneurship.” “The platform will have three dimensions to it: mentorship, jobs and dating.” “Mara Mentors will put young African users [more…]

Aug 062012

Malawi is among the five countries that will benefit from an Australia government’s Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) to provide the African continent with agricultural expertise in a bid to increase food security. Six countries – 5 of them in Africa – will receive grants totalling $177 million [more…]

Jul 242012
Gold & Minerals Gazette Article on Wheelchairs for Kids

“It was a chairman of a different sort that addressed a recent meeting of the Australia Africa Mining Industry Group in Perth. Chair man Brother Olly Pickett talked to Barry Avery about his organisation’s mission to change lives.” Please click here to view the full article (2 pages). Thank you [more…]

Jun 132012

AAMIG Special Adviser, Jeff Hart appeared recently before the OECD’s Australian Anti-bribery Review Panel comprising officials from Japan and Canada and from the OECD Secretariat in Paris. AAMIG participated in Session 15, Business Associations and Professional Organisations… Click here to see AAMIG’s notes from the session.

Mar 082012

Read Paul Klein’s article on CSR, written in the lead up to the recent Annual International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange (PDAC – Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada). Click here to open the Forbes article in a new window.