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SNH denies any involvement in the Glencore bribery case

The Cameroonian national oil and gas corporation (SNH) denied any involvement in the Glencore corruption case. While the Anglo-Swiss trader has admitted...
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Tuesday 17 May 2022Mining

Mbalam iron project: Paul Biya refuses to pay fine, calls for arbitration

Negotiations between Cameroon and Sundance Resources (and its local subsidiary Cam Iron SA), which began in the second half of 2021, for an amicable...
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Tuesday 1 March 2022Mining

Mbalam-Nabeba project: the five Chinese firms eying the exploitation component revealed

In the framework of the Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore development project, Cameroon’s National Mining Company (Sonamines) will be in charge of the mining...
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Tuesday 1 March 2022Mining

Ngaoundal-Makan bauxite: Canyon Resources obtains a 2-year extension of its research permits

Mines Minister Gabriel Dodo Ndoké has renewed Canyon Resources’ exploration permit on the Ngaoundal and Makan bauxite deposits for a 2-year nonrenewable...
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Friday 25 February 2022Mining

Mbalam ore: AutSino and Bestway get closer to taking over Sundance’s mining assets

Cameroon signed, on June 25, 2021, a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AustSino and Bestway Finance Ltd for the construction of over 500 kilometers...
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Tuesday 22 February 2022Mining

Bauxite: Canyon Resources, Sonamines in a head-to-head for research permits on the Ngaoundal-Makan deposits

Today 22, 2022, is the day Camalco, the local subsidiary of Australian mining firm Canyon Resources, is expected to submit its new exploration plan for...
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Monday 21 February 2022Mining

Bauxite: Sonamines partners with CREC 5 to develop the Ngaoundal and Makan deposits

Cameroon’s National Mining Company (Sonamines), through its Director-General Serge Boyogueno, signed on 18 February 2022, a memorandum of understanding...
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Friday 11 February 2022Mining

Cameroon: Akonolinga rutile deposit to enter exploitation phase in 2025

The Akonolinga rutile mine, in Central Cameroon, will enter its exploitation phase in 2025. This was revealed after a meeting between Cameroon’s Mines...
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Monday 20 December 2021Mining

Oil and gas: Cameroon updates conditions for special income tax exemptions

In its 2022 finance law, Cameroon has updated the conditions required for oil contract holders at their research and development stage and their foreign...
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Thursday 16 December 2021Mining

Nkamouna mining project: Cameroon and Geovic seek a financial partner to relaunch the project stalling for 8 years now

Cameroon has continued to support Geovic in the search for a technical and financial partner for the development of the Nkamouna cobalt-nickel-manganese...
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Thursday 16 December 2021Mining

Cameroon: Caminco negotiates mining agreement for three goldmines in the East

Cameroon, and exploration and mining firm Caminco are currently negotiating a mining agreement for the Mborguéné, Bétaré Oya and Garoua Boulaï  goldmines...
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Tuesday 14 December 2021Mining

Cameroon: SONAMINES lists its achievements and growth plans, a year after its creation

The National Mining Corporation (SONAMINES) officially created on December 14, 2020, has already submitted quarry exploitation permits and two exploration...
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Thursday 2 December 2021Mining

Cameroon elaborates a security guidebook to tighten controls over illegal precious stone and metal trades

To intensify controls over the circulation of precious metal and stones at airports and border areas in the country, Cameroon has elaborated a security...
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Wednesday 1 December 2021Mining

Cameroon: Cimencam to soon obtain mining agreements for the exploitation of two marble quarries in the North

CIMENCAM and the State of Cameroon will soon sign two mining agreements for the exploitation of the Bidzar and Biou marble quarries in Figuil, North...
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Monday 22 November 2021Mining

Extractive industries: Firms paid XAF908.28 bln to state and institutions in 2019, up 18.9% YoY

In 2019, extractive companies paid XAF908.28 billion to the State and its institutions. This was revealed by the EITI committee in Cameroon’s 2019...
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Thursday 28 October 2021Mining

Minim Martap Project: Cameroon and Canyon Resources launch negotiations for a mining convention

Yesterday October 27, 2021, Canyon Resources Ltd, the Australian Junior mining firm controlling Camalco (owner of three permits on the Minim Martap and...
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Thursday 14 October 2021Mining

Gold and diamond: State mining corporation SONAMINES plans work meeting to facilitate its activities as exclusive “dealer”

The National Mining Corporation (SONAMINES) initiated, on October 13, 2021, negotiations with traders, heads of smelting units, and buying offices in the...
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Friday 24 September 2021Mining

Foreign trade: Togo became Cameroon’s leading African supplier of petroleum products in 2020 (INS)

In 2020, Togo became Cameroon’s leading African supplier and the 7th worldwide, according to figures published by the National Institute for Statistics...
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Tuesday 21 September 2021Mining

Cameroon: Sonamines launches campaign against child labor on mining sites

Today September 21, 2021, the National Mining Corporation (SONAMINES) officially launched an awareness campaign against child labor on mining fields....
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Tuesday 31 August 2021Mining

China’s Yousheng Cement Co Ltd to build a cement plant in Douala

Chinese company Yousheng Cement Co Ltd is currently finetuning the establishment of a new cement plant inside the port area in Douala. The information was...
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Monday 30 August 2021Mining

Canyon Resources and China’s MCC-CIE partner to expedite the Minim Martap project

Australian junior mining firm Canyon Resources Ltd recently inked a strategic partnership with MCC-CIE, the mining engineering division of Chinese...
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Wednesday 25 August 2021Mining

Cameroon exports 500 kilotons of corn every year to CEMAC countries despite massive imports to meet local demand (BMN)

Every year, Cameroon exports 500,000 tons of corn, representing 23% of the national production to CEMAC countries, according to a study recently published...
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Friday 9 July 2021Mining

Cameroon: Government program CAPAM to soon cease operations

On July 5, 2021, Minister of Mines Gabriel Dodo Ndoké signed a decision notifying of the temporary layoff of the staff of CAPAM, a government program...
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Friday 2 July 2021Mining

Eramet inaugurates a test rutile processing unit to evaluate commercial potential on the Akonolinga block

On July 1, 2021, in Akonolinga, Minister of Mines Gabriel Dodo Ndoké presided over the inauguration of a pilot rutile processing unit. According to French...
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Friday 2 July 2021Mining

Cameroon publishes its EITI 2018 report

On June 29, 2021, Cameroon finally published its 2018 EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives) report. The country, which experienced delays...
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Monday 28 June 2021Mining

Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore project: Sundance Resources expresses "shock" at new MoU

Yesterday June 27, 2021, Australian junior mining company Sundance Resources issued a release expressing its "shock" concerning the June 25, 2021,...
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Thursday 24 June 2021Mining

Chinese firm AutSino returns to the Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore project, after unsuccessful negotiations with Sundance

On June 25, 2021, in Yaoundé, Minister of Transports Jean Ernest Ngallé Bibéhé will sign on behalf of Cameroon a memorandum of understanding (MoU)...
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Monday 21 June 2021Mining

Mbalam-Nabeba iron ore exploitation: Towards a memorandum of understanding to relaunch the project

In Cameroon, the Minister of Transport Jean Ernest Ngallé Bibéhé and his peer of Mines Gabriel Dodo Ndoke have been authorized to sign a memorandum of...
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Friday 11 June 2021Mining

Cameroon suspends a mining license in the East after the May 30, 2021, deadly incident in Kambélé

On June 4, 2021, the Cameroonian Minister of Mines Gabriel Dodo Ndocké issued a decision suspending the artisanal mining permit issued for a site in...
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Thursday 10 June 2021Mining

Almost all of Cameroon’s official diamond production is exported to The UAE and Belgium, BEAC data show

Pending the commissioning of its mines, Cameroon’s share in the world diamond market is still insignificant. Most of the country's productions (over 96%...
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Thursday 3 June 2021Mining

Mbalam Iron deposit: Congolese President’s envoy’s visit to Cameroon escalates dispute between Cameroon and Sundance Resources

Australian junior mining firm Sundance Resources has decided to proceed to international arbitration in the case between it and the state of Cameroon for...


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