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Africa Mining News
Power price resolution could come within ‘weeks’, chamber says
The group of 31 people arrested over the weekend at the copper-mining town of Chingola, includes a pregnant woman and two other people with malaria.
Exemption license for rough diamonds was reportedly denied
Ex-executive takes stand after saying last week he wouldn’t
Mining companies in South Africa have been frozen out of consultation over regulatory changes that could dilute shareholders, raise costs and impose new levies to fund community development.
Company called Pallinghurst Resources' bid “derisory”, adding it "clearly undervalues" the firm.
Steelmaking material dropped to $57.02 a tonne, marking a fresh seven-month low, as large stockpiles continue to weigh on the market.
Iron ore's transformation from a relic of the industrial age to the driving force behind a commodity supercycle that reshaped the global economy.
The rock, a 5.36-carat green gem quality octahedron rough diamond, was unearthed at the company's Krone-Endora project, located next to the world’s third largest diamond mine.
A kidnapping incident at one of Banro's gold mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been resolved.
Outbreaks of gold-rush fever are popping up as bullion markets stage a tentative recovery.
Barrick's comments come on the heels of a report published this week, which claims its Tanzanian subsidiary has been under-reporting the amount of metal in its shipments to evade taxes.
Ore with 62% content in Qingdao lost $2.33 a tonne to close at $57.91, data from the Metal Bulletin shows, hitting a seven-month low and marking the commodity third consecutive weekly fall.
There are signs of resurgence in the mining industry, driven in large part by the boom in storage technology.
PJSC ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, will participate in the development of a new diamond deposit in Angola.
Shares in gold producer Acacia Mining, one of the firms accused of eluding taxes, fell by more than 18% to 18% to 355.70 pence on the news.
Ivanhoe Mines and Zijin each hold now an indirect 39.6% interest in the Kamoa-Kakula project, thought to be Africa's most significant deposit of the red metal ever found.
The workers’ contracts were terminated following a 2016 official order to halt all mining in Chiadzwa.
The company, which could lose the arbitration as a result, will have to pay the amount to former partner Vale.
Move comes 15 months after the country’s government halted the planned revision amid opposition from mining companies and low commodity prices.
The deal, worth about $400 million, will make Trevali the first pure zinc producer with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.
The project is a 66.41 km2 concession in the prolific Kenieba Inlier, the northwestern-most exposure of Birimian rocks in West Africa.
Companies are pressing the government to better regulate public consultations and votes on mining projects, as they see legal uncertainty as the industry's main current challenge.
Only last year CAR was allowed to resume diamond exports after a three-year ban that tried preventing armed groups from financing a bloody inter-religious conflict.