Demonstrators say the mine, owned by Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi, has caused pollution, brith defects and other health issues.
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Recycling of local, treated water is part of a sustainable approach to minimize Platreef’s environmental footprint.
Zimbabwe Mines Minister Winston Chitando said the country would generate revenue of $1.4bn over eight years from the Kamativi lithium project.
The deaths brings the number of people killed at the company's operations this year to at least 10.
The accord comes as President Mnangagwa courts foreign investment to rebuild an economy that halved in size since 2000 under former President Mugabe.
Two more quakes were felt Friday near the company's Masakhane gold mine, which cause search and rescue operations to be momentarily halted.
Sibanye-Stillwater said five of 13 miners trapped underground in a South African gold mine were rescued but one of the five had died.
Automated mining technologies require governments and the mining industry to consider how efficiency gains will change local mining communities.
The changes are part of a worrying trend of sweeping legislative and policy changes, implemented without consultation with stakeholders.
In response to CNN investigation, car manufacturer Daimler promises to audit cobalt supply 'to the mine'
Daimler has pledged to investigate its supply chain to ensure child labour is not being used to power its electric vehicles.
Sibanye-Stillwater's gold output at its South African mines had been hit by by safety and operational disruptions in the first quarter.
Contact has been made with three of the workers trapped at the company's Masakhane gold mine.
The miner and commodities trader is embroiled in a legal tangle over its copper and cobalt operations in Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict and changes to regulations have deterred many mining firms.
The 46-carat pink diamond is the largest coloured gem-quality stone ever recovered at the company's Lulo project.
The parties said they believed an out-of-court settlement was far preferable for all concerned than an inevitably lengthy and expensive litigation process .
The Swiss miner was granted a temporary injunction against the Israeli billionaire after petitioning the London court to rule against a Congolese judge’s decision last week to freeze assets at its Kamoto Copper project.
Most claimants are black miners from South Africa and neighbouring countries such as Lesotho, whom critics say were not provided with adequate protection during and even after the Apartheid ended in 1994.
The CNN team witnessed children working at the Musonoie river mine – washing and carrying cobalt ore in sacks – before being chased away by officials. CNN cameras even captured one mining ministry official slapping a child in the face once he realised he was being filmed.
Company is accelerating expansion of its African zinc operations to take advantage of a surge in zinc prices.
Gertler, who is the subject of U.S. sanctions, is owed some royalties by Glencore, but the London-listed company disputes the amounts claimed.
Lack of new projects, investment deficit and increasing political risk will hit supply of cobalt, lithium, copper and nickel, key metals for making the batteries that power electric cars.
The two companies will exchange past exploration information on areas prospective for diamonds in Zimbabwe and form a jointly-owned special purpose vehicle to develop and exploit diamond resources.
At Electra Mining Africa 2018, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group demonstrates its strengths and ingenuity for servicing both underground and open cast mine operations
The Lerala Mine was opened in 2008 and had to be shut twice due to weak sales, until it was placed under judicial management last year.
What the bears seem to have in common is the belief that a rush of new lithium supply will soon hit the market.