Friday, November 27, 2020

Syrah to reduce workforce in Mozambique

Graphite miner Syrah Resources has told shareholders that 220 roles would be retained at its Balama operation in Mozambique, of which 93% would be...

MIREME hires Spatial Dimensions to upgrade to an Online Mining Cadastre System

Spatial Dimension, a Trimble Company, has been hired by the Mozambique Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy (MIREME) to upgrade its mining cadastre to...

High-speed Zambia-Mozambique rail on the cards

A US-based company, Railnet International, is proposing to Fund an $11 billion medium speed rail line between Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Railnet CEO, Donald Kress,...

Illegal miners turn violent in Northern Mozambique

Illegal mines have turned violent in Northern Mozambique as they attacked miners at Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM). The illegal miners reportedly torched a car belonging...

Lawyers vow to expose cartel

The Mozambican Bar Association (OAM) has vowed to leave no stone unturned when they investigate the circumstances leading to the death of 11 illegal...

Mozambique recovers illegally mined minerals worthy US$1.3M

In a move meant to recover illegally lost state revenue, Mozambique government, in 2019, recovered illegally mined minerals worth 80 million meticais (US$1.3 million). According...

Extractive industries blamed for insurgency

Seven NGOs have blamed the insurgency in Cabo Delgado on poverty, lack of development, and government backing of big mining and gas companies instead...

legalize, regulate and tax

Kudos to government for embarking on a journey to stop gemstone smuggling, as it plans ending illegal trade. Figures from Nampula authorities estimate that there...

Off-grid solar power challenge fossil-fuelled power stations

International energy company Fenix a subsidiary of ENGIE has opened its sixth market on the local economy. The development is expected to reach over 200,000...

Vale works come to halt

Residents of Nhanchere neighborhood in the village of Moatize have brought to halt operations at Moatize Mine located in Tete province of Mozambique. This follows...