September 17



September 16

  • Zimbabwe: Chidhakwa Summons Chinese Platinum Miner Over Delays

    New Zimbabwe

    MINES minister Walter Chidhakwa has summoned Chinese platinum miner, Global Platinum Resources, over concerns that the company was holding on to claims for speculative purposes. Read more »

  • Angola: National Geology Plan Presented to Lunda Sul Authorities

    ANGOP

    The National Geology Plan (Planageo), a programme of the Executive to lead to geo-scientific knowledge of the country, with emphasis on the existing natural and mineral resources,... Read more »

  • Liberia: Putu Mining Company Vows to Stay

    New Dawn

    The Putu Iron Ore Mining Company in Liberia has vowed to remain in the country, despite the outbreak of the Ebola virus. The company said times of crisis like the Ebola outbreak... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Metallon Reshuffles Management

    The Herald

    Zimbabwe's largest gold mining group, Metallon gold has undertaken a management reshuffling exercise targeted at improving the company's operations.Mr Kenneth Mekani who was... Read more »

  • Zambia: Kansanshi Sweats Over U.S.$300 Million Copper Stockpile

    Times of Zambia

    KANSANSHI Mining in Solwezi has stockpiled US$300-million worth of copper concentrates due to lack of in-country smelting capacity. Read more »

  • Zambia: Mopani to Empower Local Contractors

    Times of Zambia

    MOPANI Copper Mines (MCM) has introduced a deliberate policy to empower local contractors through restructuring of mining rates, providing spare parts and fuel to them to ease the... Read more »

  • Ghana: Miners to Finalize Obuasi Mine Layoffs With Anglogold

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    Ghana Mine Workers Union will be finalizing discussions with the leadership of Anglogold Ashanti on some recent developments in the company in the next three days, according to... Read more »

  • Somalia: Two Die After Quarry Collapse

    Dalsan Radio

    Two quarry workers died after quarry collapsed. According to the chairperson of the Cooperation of Quarry Workers Mr. Mohamud Mohamed the quarry which collapsed is near Keydsaney... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gold Producers Hail Royalties Review

    The Herald

    The Gold Producers Federation says the recent review of gold mining royalties by Government is a positive step which will address the viability challenges facing the gold... Read more »



September 15

  • Guinea: Did South Africa Really Rig Guinea's Elections? [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    'SA spooks fixed Guinea poll' ran the front page of the Mail & Guardian on Friday. The claim, made by the loser in a multi-billion dollar mining dispute, is an extraordinary... Read more »

  • South Africa: Marikana Commission - Lonmin Under a Scorching Spotlight [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Finally, it is Lonmin's turn to be publicly scrutinised at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry, writes GREG MARINOVICH. And it's not a pretty spectacle. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: ZMDC Seals Russia Equipment Supply Deal

    New Zimbabwe

    THE Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Russian firm OMZ-Special Steels LLC which will see the government owned... Read more »

  • Zambia: Kansanshi Mine Warns Contractors

    Times of Zambia

    KANSANSHI Mining Plc has warned local contractors against engaging in unethical activities like bribery and kickbacks, saying that they risk being blacklisted from doing business... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Lagos to Start Oil, Gas Exploration By 2015

    Daily Independent

    Lagos State will commence oil and gas exploration by next year, following the discovery of large deposit of oil in Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, and the Badagry areas of the state .. Read more »

  • Nigeria: CISLAC - No Known Solid Minerals Industry Tax Policy for Companies

    This Day

    The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said there is no known Solid Minerals Industry Tax Policy being followed by the companies in Nigeria leading to leakages... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Botched Deal Costs ZMDC U.S.$40 Million

    The Herald

    The Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC) lost US$40 million worth of shareholding in one of its mining firms in a botched joint venture investment deal, an audit has... Read more »



September 14

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