A growing mining sector in Rwanda and the role of RMB

The mining sector in Rwanda is going through a transition, as is the case with many African countries, moving from its traditional nature of small-scale exploitation with limited links to the rest of the economy to being a major foreign currency earner.[more]


Rwanda signs deal with Gasmeth Energy to extract and process methane gas from Lake Kivu

On Friday February 1, the Government of Rwanda represented by the Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB), and the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) signed over USD $400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy Limited that will see the latter extract and process methane gas from Lake Kivu. Gasm[more]


PRESS STATEMENT ON ACCIDENT AT RWAMAGANA MINE SITE

Kigali, January 21, 2017, Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) regrets to learn the death of fourteen miners at a mine site in Rwamagana District, Eastern Province. The accident occurred today morning at around 8:00am when a slope failure occurred at an open pit at the mine site owned by Pira[more]


African Mining Legislation Atlas hosted in Kigali

The Chief Executive Officer of RMB, Hon. Francis GATARE on Sunday December 9, officiated the African Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA) workshop in Kigali. Hosted by University of Kigali, AMLA is a workshop that brings together international and regional lecturers from Africa. The participants have e[more]


Rwanda Mining Excellence Awards Winners Announced

Rwanda joined the world on Tuesday 4 December to celebrate ‘International Mining Day’. This year’s theme in Rwanda is “Transforming Rwanda’s Mining Sector through Professional Practices That Promote Compliance in Health, Safety and Environmental Standards”. This celebration was, among others, an op[more]


Rwanda Joins the World to Celebrate International Mining Day 2018

Rwanda joined the world today to celebrate ‘International Mining Day’. This year’s theme in Rwanda is “Transforming Rwanda’s Mining Sector through Professional Practices That Promote Compliance in Health, Safety and Environmental Standards” and it is in line with Rwanda Mining commitment to undertak[more]


Southern province mining operators told to comply with the new mining law

The countrywide dissemination activities of the new mining and quarry operations law continued in Southern province.   Rwanda Mining, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) staff met, in Huye district, the mining and quarrying operators from Southern Province to discuss this new law. The operators[more]


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