A front-page article published in The AFR entitled “Miners reject anti-corruption reforms” (1st March 2012) featured comments from AAMIG’s Chairman. Read the full article on the AFR website.
5 February 2012, Cape Town – The Australian High Commission in Ghana has announced a USD52, 500 package of support for community development projects in two mining areas in Ghana and Burkina Faso. These projects are being co-funded by the High Commission and Adamus Resources Ltd in Ghana, a subsidiary [more…]
The Erongo Region in Namibia has experienced a ‘uranium rush’ over the past several years with two new uranium mines already developed in the past 5 years while a number of potential mines are on the brink of development. Even though the region has an unemployment rate in excess of [more…]
27 October 2011 The Australian African Minerals & Energy Group (AAMEG) welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a pilot scheme of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). EITI has been successfully implemented in 11 countries and has done much to promote and support improved governance in resource-rich countries through the [more…]
Bill Turner (Chairman of AAMEG) made a short presentation on AAMEG highlighting the Team Australia approach at the CHOGM’s Minister’s Breakfast on Thursday 27 October, 2011. His notes follow: Thank you Minister Rudd. Honourable Ministers, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen…. Several months ago, I retired as a CEO of a mining [more…]
“Africa is a big story and it spells opportunity for Australia. Australia has ramped up its engagement with Africa. More that 220 Australian resource companies have assets in Africa – 200 of these are involved in mining. Perth is home to the vast majority of the Australian listed resource companies [more…]