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Tanzania Government’s appeal to Miners

The Tanzanian government has set conditions for miners and mineral dealers who harbour any thoughts of operating in the country. Dr Augustine Mahiga (Minister of Constitutional and Legal Affairs), Dr Philip Mpango (Minister of Finance and Planning) and Dotto Biteko (Minister of Minerals)pleaded with miners and mineral dealers to adhere …

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Governments invest more in Mining Indaba

Organisers of the Mining Indaba have revealed that governments are leading the way in investing at the mining jamboree. Forty countries were represented at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba to promote the continent’s mining sectors to a global audience of investors, suppliers and other key stakeholders. According to …

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IIA Technologies infringed element six synthetic diamond rights

Singapore courts have ruled that IIa Technologies have infringed an Element Six patent for proprietary synthetic diamond products and their method of manufacture. The patent relates to the production of material which is desirable both for use in laboratory-grown diamond jewellery, and in optical applications such as infrared spectroscopy and …

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2020 will likely be a turning point for sustainable finance in Africa’s mining sector

As corporates proactively implement measures to operate more responsibly and improve their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance, 2020 is shaping up to be a watershed year for sustainable finance in Africa. The continent’s mining sector is likely to be among the adopters of sustainable finance products, particularly as mining …

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Engagement with the alternative mining indaba key-mining stakeholders

Mining stakeholders at the Mining Indaba currently happening in Cape Town have expressed satisfaction in the engagement they had with the Alternative Mining Indaba. The African Union, the Minerals Council South Africa, Mining Indaba, the International Council of Mining and Metals and South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources on Wednesday …

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Côte d’Ivoire’s Tietto Minerals wins the Investment Battlefield challenge at African Mining Indaba.

An emerging mining company in Côte d’Ivoire, Tietto Minerals, has won the 2020 ‘Investment Battlefield’ competition at the Investing in African Mining Indaba in Cape Town. The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba has grown into the most comprehensive gathering of mining companies, investors, governments, mine solution providers and media …

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Players expect improved performance, reduction in frequency and severity of TSF-Mining delegates

The controversial issue of Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF) construction and management following a spate of disasters over the last 24 months was unpacked during a breakfast discussion by leading mining services companies Fraser Alexander, Knight Piesold and Webber Wentzel on the sidelines of the annual Investing in Africa Mining Indaba …

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Shadow of Doubt cast of over Tanzania-Barrick agreement

A scathing new report by Toronto-based market risk advisory firm, DaMina Advisors, has indicated that Barrick may eventually have no option but to write off its multi billion assets if the deal with Tanzania is not ratified soon. The report published on the 16 of January noted that the October …

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