July 22

July 21

  • South Africa: Mystery Marikana Witness Feels Insulted


    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


    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


    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]


    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]


    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]


    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 »

July 20

July 19

  • Zimbabwe: Platinum Mine Collapses

    The Herald

    Zimplats averted disaster on Thursday when the platinum mining giant timely intervened to evacuate workers and activate its emergency systems after one of its four mines, Bimha,... Read more »

  • Kenya: Extractives Industry Cautioned Over Transfer Pricing

    The Star

    Government's failure to crack down on firms undervaluing mineral exports has resulted in "significant losses" for the Treasury, according to tax advisory firm RSM Ashvir. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Disasters Can Be Met Head-On With Preparedness

    New Times

    Mining is one of the deadliest professions and anyone who survives an accident deep in the earth's belly can count themselves lucky. Read more »

July 18

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