Avima Iron ore’s H1 65% Fe fines is considered a premium grade iron ore and the company has engaged internationally reputable surveying companies to ensure the grade and volumes are delivered with the highest integrity to its customers. “Delivering the highest quality to our customers is of critical importance to us. We have entered into […]


Avima Iron ore’s H1 65% Fe fines is considered a premium grade iron ore and the demand has surged amongst blast furnaces in Asia and Europe. The company may be sitting on close to 1 billion tonnes of the high grade direct shipping ore at their Avima iron ore deposit in Republic of Congo. “Avima’s […]

Avima | New Iron Ore Supply Hub, Kribi, Cameroon

The new deep sea port at Kribi, Cameroon is evolving into a new world class iron ore supply hub that may see over 100 million tonnes per annum being exported from Kribi port within the next 5 years. Recent agreements with Avima Iron Ore and Kribi Port have resulted in 3 to 5 mtpa of […]

Avima Iron Ore – Benefits To The Region

Avima Iron ore Limited a leading Sub- Saharan iron ore producer that delivers it’s premium high iron ore from Kribi port Cameroon to steel makers in Asia. Executive Chairman Socrates Vasiliades of Avima Iron Ore Limited discusses the direct benefits to the economies of Republic of Congo and Cameroon. “Production and sale of 3 million […]

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High Grade Iron Ore Prevails

The premium for higher quality material has expanded significantly over the last two years with the differential between 65% Fe and 58% Fe contracts of more than $50/t. This compares to a less than $10/t premium recorded at the start of 2016. 65% Fe material benchmark price currently hovers around $100/t compared to less than […]

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Battery News

Next-generation battery race has an early leader in solid state Solid-state technology promises to deliver cheaper, safer batteries to boost adoption of EV’s, although scientists across development hubs in Japan, China and the US are struggling to crack the code. To bring EV’s driving range into line with a full tank of gas, an overhaul […]


Investment in Africa: Avima Iron Ore Limited

Executive Chairman Socrates Vasiliades of Avima Iron Ore Limited explores some of the political, economic, and infrastructural challenges that the Avima project faces and how the project has used these to its advantage to attract investment to this region of Africa.   The company operates the Avima iron ore project in the north-west of the Republic of Congo, bordering Gabon and Cameroon. Avima is […]


EU ordered to reinstate tougher diesel emission rules

The EU’s decision to relax diesel emission rules two years ago was illegal, a lower court of the European Court of Justice has ruled. On Thursday, the court annulled an EU decision that allowed diesel cars to produce “excessively high” nitrogen dioxide levels, upholding a complaint brought by the cities of Brussels, Madrid and Paris […]


Whiskey – more than a third of vintage Scotch Whiskey found to be fake

It’s a scandal set to match DieselGate and the VW emissions scandal. We always wondered how the economics of storing vintage Scotch whiskey worked, Now we suspect it probably doesn’t unless you have allot of old stock that you’ve been trying to shift for years. Advanced radiocarbon dating shows that 21 out of 55 bottles […]

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Australia looks to capitalise on US need for ‘critical metals’

Australia looks to capitalise on US need for ‘critical metals Australia is set to sign a preliminary deal with the US to support joint research and development of minerals deemed critical to the US economy, according to government minister. Diversification looks to reduce the dependence on supply for 35 minerals consumed across high-tech industries amid […]