The problem, says Amnesty, is that no country legally requires companies to publicly report on their cobalt supply chains.
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South Africa's labour court has ruled that the extension of a wage agreement to cover all gold unions and non-unionised employees of Sibanye-Stillwater is valid and lawful.
The diamond miner said the appointment of a new chair was "not appropriate" at this time.
The company has poured its first dore bar from its Ity carbon-in-leach project four months earlier than planned and under budget.
The company has suspended production pending investigations.
The staggered power cuts are crippling businesses and leave roads gridlocked in cities throughout Africa’s most-industrialized economy.
Alrosa will assess Zimbabwe's diamond reserves over the next six months but would only start mining if it can take a majority stake in such a project.
Tanzania has ordered all mineral-producing regions in the East African nation to set up government-controlled trading centres by the end of June.
A multibillion-dollar tax dispute between Barrick Gold Corp. and Tanzania's government could be resolved by May.
The joint venture partners have awarded a $1.2-billion contract to extend the lifespan of their Jwaneng mine unit 2035.
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Debswana lifted diamond output by 6% to a four-year high of 24.1 million carats in 2018.
AMCU has been on strike at Sibanye-Stillwater's gold operations since mid-November in a pay dispute.
While the 83.9 carat rock was not gem-quality, Lucapa says the find continues to underline the large-stone nature of the kimberlite resource.
The world’s top platinum supplier is handing over 270 hectares (667 acres) of land to people living in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg. That almost doubles the area it has given to communities to 473 hectares since 2014.
Exxaro's coal export volumes surged to a record 8 million tonnes. Revenue jumped 12% to 25.491 billion rand compared with 22.813 billion rand the previous year.
Miners downed tools from Feb. 22 to March 6, affecting waste-stripping at the mine and mining of ore.
The price per carat was $657,000 — a record for a diamond found at Gem’s Letšeng mine in Lesotho.
Tambao, one of the world’s largest manganese mines, has been halted since 2015 after Burkina Faso's new government ordered the company to stop production.
Once one of the great hopes of West African mining, Sierra Leone was hit by the iron-ore price collapse and the Ebola epidemic around the same time.
The labor group is planning a march to the ruling African National Congress’s Johannesburg headquarters on March 30.
The company cited uncertainty about the global diamond industry as one of the main reasons for choosing not to pay a divvy.
South Africa’s alluvial diamond miners hampered by lack of government support, funding and inappropriate regulations
The alluvial diamond mining industry has attempted to highlight the diversity of the junior mining sector and the challenges of the ‘one size fits’ all approach to minerals policy by regulators.
The deal will allow the Canadian miners to consolidate their Karankasso and Mana properties.
Under the deal, Barrick will take a 61.5% stake in the joint venture consisting of the duo’s Nevada mines, with Newmont holding the remainder.