With the world’s largest phosphate deposits, Morocco is emerging as a key player in mining the mineral as well as influencing the continent’s agricultural value chain.
An increasing demand for rare earth elements for use in high-tech applications is potentially promising for several African mining projects.
African countries are eager to process raw minerals locally to help strengthen their own economies.
Emerging South African miners may have made a clever bet on manganese, despite the weak world economy.
Uranium demand is seen to be on the rise with several countries recently expanding their nuclear capacity.