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Regional mining pioneers Ivanhoe, TechMet, Montero Mining and others to attend the East & Central Africa Mining Forum in Kigali

“Important to share geological information across the region” “Kamoa-Kakula, which now ranks as the world’s largest undeveloped high-grade copper discovery, represents the discovery of a previously unrecognized and richly endowed district within the Central African Copperbelt – geologically distinct, yet geographically next door to the well-known Kolwezi deposits. We have …

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Acacia halts North Mara gold processing over leak

Acacia mining has ceased operations in its North Mara gold mine in Tanzania following a prohibition notice to stop using its tailings storage facility from the National Environment Management Council. Despite receiving export permits from the Tanzania Mining Commission and the Ministry of Minerals last week, “All gold production at …

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WearCheck wins double awards in Europe

Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, scooped two awards from top international training body, Mobius, at a condition based maintenance (CBM Europe) conference in Belgium recently. The awards are for first place in the Best Training Partner EUMEA 2018/19 and the Best Student Growth Africa 2018/19. Dennis Swanepoel, WearCheck’s reliability solutions consultant …

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Seven mining rights for Mbeya power project

Tanzania has granted Kibo Energy seven Mining Rights for its Mbeya Coal to Power Project (MCPP). The development comes as the company continues to advance the MCPP, one of its four international power projects, which the board believes represents an exciting opportunity. “The successful delivery of the MCPP is gaining …

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Kenya earns $12m from first crude oil export

     A truck loaded with crude oil en route to Mombasa from the oilfields in South Lokichar. Kenya has joined the league of Africa oil exporters after its first consignment of 200,000 barrels fetched $12 million on Thursday afternoon. That means the sweet light crude sold at $60 per barrel, …

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Govt Closes Down Tanzanite One Mine

The government has temporarily closed mining activities of Tanzanite One Mining Limited (TML). The decision follows breach of some laws and rules and will pave way for some necessary amendments of the same. The Deputy Minister for Minerals, Mr Stanislaus Nyongo said here that initial contracts were beneficial to some …

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