Indian consortium plans to restart Benga mine in Mozambique bought from Rio Tinto for a fraction of Melbourne company's original purchase price.
Mozambique Mining News
The auction of emeralds from the miner's Kagem operation in Zambia will now be in February.
World number two miner acquired Southern African coal assets for $3.7 billion in 2011 – sold it for $50 million three years later.
Vale reworks agreement with Japan's Mitsui that could breathe new life into $4.4 billion expansion of Moatize mine and railway in Southern African nation.
Gemfields is proud to unveil ‘Ruby Inspired Stories’, a triptych of films featuring up-and-coming global female talent, each exploring the hidden meaning behind these captivating gemstones.
Company denied reports claiming that partner Mitsui was revising the terms of their association.
The company managed to sell 90,642 carats of the 92,136 carats it made available under the auction.
BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have significantly cut their investments in coal, while repositioning behind the scenes.
For nearly five centuries gemstones have been synonymous with wealth, power, luxury and royalty.
The emeralds and rubies miner raised $19.2 million from its recent auction in Jaipur, India.
According to SRK, the company needs to spend $84 million over the first four years of the project
The London-listed precious stones miner plans to buy two emerald projects in Colombia.
The sale follows last month’s touted deal with Stanmore Coal, which bought Vale's Isaac Plains coal mine for just a dollar.
ICVL wants boost annual production at its Benga mine from 5.3 million tonnes to 13 million tonnes in the next five years.
An independent report has confirmed the Montepuez mine holds the largest deposit of rubies in the world, with projected output of 432 million carats over 21 years.
Skills development and human resource capacity building needed to keep Mozambican economy on high growth trajectory
As Mozambique sits on the precipice of a rapidly growing gas, mining, infrastructure and energy economy, investors, business, unions, government and social stakeholders are walking an unchartered road.
The stock closed 4.17% higher in London Tuesday after the miner revealed the discovery of two rare matching rubies from its Montepuez mine in Mozambique.
The country's radical Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said it would begin a wildcat strike in the sector if its rival union and companies extend wage deal to its members.
The decision follows a similar move by Sasol, which repatriated Friday 340 of its employees working on projects in the Southeast Africa nation for their own safety.
Gemfields Plc has completed the acquisition of two additional licenses for ruby deposits in Mozambique.
Although investments in extractive industries have contributed to high economic growth rates in the past several years, this growth has not translated into significant reductions in poverty or improvements in health and employment for the general population.
Transaction marks the end of a dreadful venture for the mining giant.
The assets were acquired when it took over Riversdale Mining in 2011.
Following adoption of new mine ownership law for coking coal-rich southern African nation.
Levels of conflict and political violence have risen significantly in 48 countries, most of them considered traditional mining destinations.