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Authorities are probing the disappearance of hot springs in Mashyuza cell

The news about the fading of the hot spring has been circulating on social media with some people blaming cement producer -CIMERWA for triggering the degradation while using detonators to extract stones. Institutions in charge of Water Resources, Disaster Management, Environment Protection and Mining are probing the disappearance of hot …

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Middle East, Africa mining industry increased by 16.7% in the second quarter

Data and analytics company GlobalData’s deals database shows that overall deal activity in the Middle East and African metals and mining industry increased by 16.7% in the second quarter. Twenty-eight deals worth $1.44-billion were announced for the region during the quarter, against the last four-quarter average of 24 deals. Of …

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Exploration and mining software system supports and sustains increased exploration in Africa, says Specialist

Mineral Resource Management Specialist Minrom CEO Oscar van Antwerpen has revealed that the new mining software system allows companies to monitor and manage the licences, as well as receive timely warnings of missing documents or regulatory needs. The exploration and mining licence management software system is already in operation in …

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Business Mogul explains mining investment decision

Business mogul Haren Kumar Mandavia revealed that Kajiado County is an ideal investment area for his company and forms part of his expansion strategy. Shreeji Minerals a subsidiary of Shreeji Merchandising Group announced multi-billion investments into the mining sector. “This kind of investment is aimed at creating jobs to the …

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New MK-42 dump truck from GHH

The Red Dot Jury has made its decision: MK-42 emerged victorious from the Red Dot Product Design Award 2020, and won a Red Dot for its good design quality. This means that GHH is one of the winners in the world’s most renowned design competition. The MK-42 is a 42 …

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Congo’s gold smuggled smuggled in tonnes

According to a report, a group of the United Nations (UN) experts found that gold production in the East African region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is being systematically underreported while tonnes of the precious metal are smuggled into global supply chains through its eastern neighbours. The Democratic Republic …

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Outotec deliver copper solvent extraction tech in DRC

Outotec has been awarded a contract by La Sino-Congolaise Des Mines SA, a joint-venture formed by companies from China and the Democratic Republic of Congo, for the delivery of copper solvent extraction technology to Sicomines’ project near Kolwezi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The order value, approximately EUR 20 …

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Electra Mining Africa 2020 Cancelled

Organisers of Electra Mining Africa have announced that the 2020 show, due to take place from 7-11 September at the Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The next edition of the show will be held from 5-9 September 2022 at the same …

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How successful are mines’ efforts to restore livelihoods?

Restoring the livelihoods of households affected by resettlement is fraught with challenges, so it is vital that mines begin the process early and carefully monitor to see what is working and what is not. According to SRK Consulting, it is only quite recently that livelihood restoration has become a focus …

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Barrick pays initial amount, receive clearance to resume shipment

Barrick’s Tanzania subsidiary Twiga Minerals has resumed exports of gold concentrate after receiving clearance for its first shipments. The shipment is the first after the lifting of a government ban imposed during a tax dispute with the mining company. The dispute originally involved Acacia Mining, which was taken over by …

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