Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Growing Focus on Social Transitioning in Mine Closure

Social transitioning is a vital aspect of mine closure that can no longer be ignored. This was the clear message from the 13th International...

Mozambique, Malawi link power transmission

World Bank has approved a total of US$57 million for Mozambique-Malawi regional interconnector project. The project whose technical paperwork was signed this year in Lilongwe...

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...

Balama becomes globally significant in the graphite market

Australian-based industrial minerals and technology, Syrah Resources the owners and developers Balama Graphite Project remains optimistic despite anticipated challenges in the last quarter of...

Chinese graphite demand slump questioned

As Syrrah Resources reduced graphite production from the Balama Mine for the fourth quarter to 5000 tonnes a month, down from 15,000 tonnes, another...

Concessions awarded at Mutamba

Savannah Resources has secured two new mining concessions covering an area of 280 square kilometres for the Mutamba heavy sands project, one of the...

WearCheck acquires reliability testing company, boosts services

Durban-based condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, have bought Anglo Field Services (AFS), which adds three new established divisions to the company’s comprehensive reliability solutions portfolio,...

Mines’ technology push means new approaches to digitisation

As mining companies increasingly look to new technologies to improve their productivity, they are starting to think differently about how they approach digitisation and...