August 05

August 04

  • Ghana: Anglogold Ashanti's Obuasi Gold Mine 'Certified'

    Ghanaian Chronicle

    The reputation of the 117 year old Obuasi mine took a gigantic step further when the United States based International Cyanide Management Institute rated the AngloGold Ashanti... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Vale Looking to Sell Stake in Mozambican Coal Assets


    The chairperson of the Brazilian mining giant Vale, Murilo Ferreira, told reporters at the weekend that negotiations are under way to sell off some of the company's assets in... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Metallon Gold Needs U.S.$50 Million for Expansion

    New Zimbabwe

    GOLD producer, Metallon Gold Zimbabwe, has revealed that it is targeting output of 100,000oz by December from 82,000oz last year and then increasing production to reach historic... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Russia to Seal U.S.$1.6 Billion Zimbabwe Platinum Deal

    New Zimbabwe

    A GROUP of Russian partners will next month sign an agreement with the government to develop a mine on a platinum deposit requiring total investment of about $1.6 billion, the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Gold Firm Donates Modern X-Ray to Tarime Hospital

    Daily News

    NORTH Mara Gold Mine has donated a digital X-ray machine to Tarime District Hospital, relieving patients of having to travel long distances to get the service. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Diamond Mines Consolidation Poser

    The Herald

    Merging of diamond companies mining diamonds at Chiadzwa could take longer than anticipated as Government faces a legal hurdle in how to bring the firms together without violating... Read more »

August 03

  • Tanzania: Tanzania Offers Higher Prices to Tin Miners

    EA Business

    Kyerwa Tin Company Limited has raised tin prices from $7.2 to $9.6 a kilogramme. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Tanzania Cautioned On Uranium

    EA Business

    The government has been advised to ensure it has in place a comprehensive safety policy on uranium that will guide the extraction, storage and transportation of the mineral. Read more »

  • East Africa: Regional Extractive Industry Excite Courier Firms

    EA Business

    New oil discoveries and mining activities in the East African region is exciting investors who are eying to enter into the fray either directly or as third parties in form of... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mushohwe Quells Diamonds Depleting Rumours

    Zimbabwe Standard

    Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Christopher Mushohwe says the country still has a lot of diamond reserves in Marange, quelling speculation the precious mineral was running... Read more »

  • Cameroon: Geophysical Survey to Unveil NW Mineral Potentials

    Cameroon Tribune

    The mineral wealth of the North West region is topical with the imminent geophysical survey of the area which already sounds off with exploration works for iron ore in the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Use of Mercury Exposes Communities to Health, Environmental Challenges'

    Zimbabwe Standard

    The effects of the use of mercury by small-scale miners in Zimbabwe have reached alarming levels amid revelation that the miners that use the substance have been found to have... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mandizadza - the Restless Spirit Behind Mishaps At Zimplats Mine

    Zimbabwe Standard

    The mishaps that have been witnessed at Zimplats, including the recent collapse of Bimha Mine, could easily be explained in scientific terms, yet there is a dark foreboding secret... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zimplats Optimistic Over Indigenisation Implementation Plan

    Zimbabwe Standard

    PLATINUM mining firm Zimplats says it is optimistic of a positive outcome on its indigenisation compliance discussions with government despite its proposed term sheet failing to... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Could This Be Another Marikana? [opinion]

    Zimbabwe Standard

    First it was Marange in November 2008, then came Marikana three years later in August 2012. The two incidences left hundreds of miners dead and hundreds more injured between them. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Marange - the Sorrowful Story Remains Untold [column]

    Zimbabwe Standard

    In late 2008 I personally took a decision to expose and unearth horrendous human rights abuses that were taking place in Marange. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: 'Anjin Shareholder Remains a Mystery'

    Zimbabwe Standard

    Government should clearly state which department or agency has a 40% shareholding in diamond producer Anjin to ensure that diamond revenue goes to Treasury, the Zimbabwe... Read more »

August 01

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