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July 22

  • Zimbabwe: Mining Royalties Surpass Target By 45 Percent

    New Zimbabwe

    MINING royalties for the first six months to June exceeded target by 45 percent to $112,6 million, but concerns remain that ongoing company closures could reduce revenue streams in... Read more »

  • Zambia: Hichilema Sheds Off Privatisation Talk

    Zambia Reports

    United Party for National Development president Hakainde Hichilema says it is wrong to continuously allege that he privatized any mining firm but was merely rendered a professional... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Red Tape Dogs Tanzania's Leading Gold Mining Firm

    Daily News

    African Barrick Gold (ABG) is negotiating with the government to recover a whopping US$ 65 million (about 107.9bn/) as Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds accumulated over years due to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Metallon Gold Yet to Indigenise

    The Herald

    Metallon Gold Zimbabwe, which operates four gold mines in the country, is yet to comply with the indigenisation regulations while it claims it is in talks with Government to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gold Deliveries to Fidelity Hit Six Tonnes

    The Herald

    GOLD deliveries to Fidelity Printers and Refiners, the country's sole buyer of the precious metal, hit nearly six tonnes in the six months to June this year, official statistics... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Small-Scale Miners Cry Foul

    The Herald

    Small scale miners in Shamva have called on Government to confiscate claims from people who are holding onto them for speculative purposes saying the practice was affecting the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Stamico Brings in New Hope for Ngara Tin Miners

    Daily News

    STATE Mining Corporation through its subsidiary Kyerwa Tin Company Limited has raised the price of tin per kilogramme from 12,000/- to 16,000/- bringing new hope to artisanal... Read more »



July 21

  • South Africa: Mystery Marikana Witness Feels Insulted

    SAPA

    A police witness, known only as Mr X, hit back at lawyers casting aspersions on his mental state at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria on Monday. Read more »

  • Uganda: Govt to Review Mining Laws

    Independent

    The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has started the process of revising some clauses in the mining laws to attract the highly mobile capital and finance needed to... Read more »

  • South Africa: Amplats Plans to Sell Rustenburg Mines

    SAPA

    Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) plans to sell some of its Rustenburg and Union mines, the company said on Monday. Read more »

  • Liberia: 137,366 Carats Diamond Exported

    New Republic

    Liberia has exported 137,366 carats of rough diamonds worth over US$62 million, a 2012 LEITI reports released June 2014 has revealed. Read more »

  • Kenya: Firm Gets Nod to Prospect for Copper and Lead

    The Star

    MOMBASA-based Tavez Connections Ltd has applied for a special exploration licence to prospect for copper and lead metals in Kilifi county. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dar to Benefit From Various Minerals

    Daily News

    TANZANIA'S mining industry is projected to diversify more from gold to other minerals such as coal, nickel and uranium by 2018, a departure from the current over-dependence on... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Tension As Investor, Small Miners Locked in Row

    Daily News

    TENSION is high at Magambazi in Handeni District, Tanga Region where small scale miners have refused to vacate a gold mine which was recently acquired by a Tanzanian registered... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Gold Rush Reported At Inyathi

    SW Radio

    Significant gold deposits have been discovered by panners at Inyathi, in the Bubi district of Matebeleland North, reports suggest. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Major Platinum Mine Collapses

    SW Radio

    The Zimbabwean economy has suffered another blow after Zimplats reported a huge decline in platinum production due to an underground collapse at the company's biggest mine in the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Intrusions At North Mara Gold Mine Drop

    Daily News

    INCIDENTS of intrusion at African Barrick Gold (ABG) North Mara mine in Tarime, Mara Region, are declining thanks to a strong local community engagement approach adopted by the... Read more »

  • South Africa: Num and Aquarius Platinum Signed a Three Year Wage Agreement [press release]

    COSATU

    NUM has ended the marathon and excruciating wage negotiations with Aquarius Platinum with a 3 year agreement. Read more »

  • South Africa: Num Condemns Eskom Executives Fat Bonuses [press release]

    COSATU

    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) strongly condemns Eskom executives for awarding themselves fat incentive bonuses of 25%, the middle managers get 16% and while the lowest... Read more »

  • South Africa: Num On Anglo Platinum Decision to Sell Its Platinum Mines [press release]

    COSATU

    The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted with serious concern and shock of Anglo Platinum 's decision to sell its oldest South African platinum mines. Anglo Platinum's... Read more »

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