August 23



August 22

  • Tanzania: Quality Gold Rolls Out of Biharamulo Mine Line

    Daily News

    THE official launch of gold bars weighing 25 kilogrammes by the State Mining Corporation (STAMICO), through its Stamigold subsidiary, on Thursday signified the first production of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zimplats Shuts Down Bimha Mine

    Zimbabwe Independent

    Zimplats has warned of a possible 70 000 ounces drop in FY15 (2015 financial year) production after the mining group ceased all mining activities at its Bimha Mine on Wednesday... Read more »



August 21



August 20

  • South Africa: Charges Dropped Against Marikana Miners

    SAPA

    Charges against 279 miners who were arrested during the August 2012 unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana were dropped in the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court, north of... Read more »

  • Ghana: Govt Urged to Ratify Mineral Rights [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    The Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines, Mr Sulemani Koney, has urged the executive and legislative arms of government to work harmoniously to ensure the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Mining Communities At Risk of Contracting TB'

    The Herald

    People working and living in mining communities could be six times more at risk of contracting tuberculosis than those in other occupations, Government has said. Deputy director of... Read more »

  • Angola: Lobito Port Receives Mining Production From DR Congo, Zambia

    ANGOP

    The Commercial Port of Lobito, coastal Benguela province, will receive mining production from region of Katanga (DR Congo), and Zambia. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Initiative for Mining Transparency Summit Opens in Addis

    ERTA

    The Initiative for Mining Transparency in East and West Africa Summit kicked off on Wednesday in Addis Ababa. Read more »

  • South Africa: Cosatu North West to Fight for Jobs At Helam Mine [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the NW warns Helam mine share holders that it must never start talking about retrenching workers, but rather talk about improving the... Read more »



August 19

  • East Africa: Averting Resource Curse in East Africa [opinion]

    The Star

    Discoveries of large quantities of commercially viable hydrocarbons and mineral ore in Eastern Africa continue to raise a fundamental question: can these resources be a blessing... Read more »

  • South Africa: Marikana - Where Art Thou? [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    Two years after the Marikana massacre, artists have been interpreting the event and asking what it means for the country. GREG NICOLSON looks at some of the work out there and asks... Read more »

  • South Africa: Cosatu NW to Picket Aurora Case Hearing On 25th August 2014 [press release]

    COSATU

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions has learned that the hearing of the case against the Aurora Mining Company to claim over R28 million owed to workers by the liquidators... Read more »

  • Africa: Tanzania Touted Gemstone Hub in Africa

    Daily News

    TANZANIA will be the hub of gemstone business in Africa after being identified as among of the 'mineral-richest' countries in Africa, it has been revealed. Read more »

  • South Africa: Num to Fight Retrenchments At Helam Mine [press release]

    COSATU

    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is concerned and saddened that Helam mine a division of Petra diamonds is going to retrench 370 employees at the mine. Read more »

  • South Africa: Cape Town Supports Bishop 'Under Fire' Over Miners

    ACNS

    The Diocese of Cape Town has given its support to Bishop Jo Seoka of Pretoria, who has come under fire for his support of the miners at Marikana. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Again FG Threatens to Shut Illegal Mining/Quarry Firms

    This Day

    The federal government has said it would shut any mining/quarry firm that is not operating in accordance with the Nigerian Minerals and Metals Act of 2007, mining regulations and... Read more »

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