Monday, February 01, 2016

Ebène, Mauritius, Johannesburg, South Africa, Harare, Zimbabwe, Vienna, Austria, Toronto, Canada, Tokyo, Japan, Houston, USA, Warsaw, Poland – February 01, 2016 – The Board of African Compass International Limited (“ACI” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce its revamped corporate identity and logo.

ACI is an African group of companies with focus on Mining, Renewable energy and Agribusiness. It has representation on 4 continents. In 2015, ACI undertook a strategic process of strengthening its core business in line with market changes and global shift in mining and energy sectors. The Company is steadfast is building sustainable business principles and they are demonstrating this by upgrading its business operations to reflect changes in the environment after the historic “Paris Agreement” last year during the COP21 or CMP 11 negotiations in which 195 countries agreed to a plan to combat climate change. “Our legacy and business practices depend on preserving the environment for future generations and to ensure that wealth creation is not at the detriment of a planet that needs rejuvenation,” said Julian RUPARE, Jr. CEO of ACI.


In line with this strategy it was necessary for ACI to refresh its brand to reflect these principles. A new logo that maintains the heritage of the organisation has been unveiled. “It reflects a greener environment and uses a compass hand to mark our global intent of being an organisation with a moral compass. “A respected brand is key in unlocking opportunities and maintaining our vision of being a company destined for prosperity,” affirmed Charles Nhamo RUPARE, COO of ACI.

About ACI
African Compass International (“ACI”), through its subsidiaries, is a global diversified private natural resources company in frontier, emerging/established emerging and developed markets lead by a multipod entrepreneurial DNA team. The Group farms, explores, produces, refines, sources, trades, inter alia, agriculture products, base metals, ferrous & non-ferrous metals, minor metals, PGMs, steel, aluminium, precious metals, oil & gas and commercial energy. Our diversified operations in Africa, Americas and Eurasia are supported by offices in Austria, Canada, Japan, USA, Poland and Zimbabwe. ACI always seeks partnerships with all its stakeholders that will add value to projects at hand based on the core values of honesty, integrity and vision.

For further information please Contact Us.

Supporting Resources: please visit; follow @Afrikancompass on Twitter, or join ACI on LinkedIn.

For and on behalf of the Company’s Board of Directors

Julian RUPARE, Jr.

CEO & Chair


The following are the main terms and abbreviations used in this webnews:

ACI                 African Compass International Limited and/or its subsidiaries, as appropriate

Board             Board of Directors

CDO                Chief Data Officer

CEO                Chief Executive Officer

CG                   Chief Geologist

CLO                Chief Legal Officer

Company       African Compass International or African Compass International Limited

COO               Chief Operating Officer

COP21           2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Jr                    Junior

PGMs            Platinum-Group Metals

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African Compass International

Ebène | Harare | Houston | Johannesburg | Tokyo | Toronto | Vienna | Warsaw

Directors J Rupare Jr (CEO) C N Rupare (COO) U Mazunga (CLO) V M S Correia (CG) N FRANK (CDO)