Mozambique Oil & Gas: After armed attacks, Palma communities call for suspension of LNG projects

Mozambique Oil & Gas: After armed attacks, Palma communities call for suspension of LNG projects

Gunshots rang out in the town of Palma, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado on Monday morning, as the defence and security forces tried to disperse a demonstration calling for the suspension of the natural gas projects in the district. Advertisements

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Sustainability: Zambezia Communities & companies on a collision course due to social benefits

Sustainability: Zambezia Communities & companies on a collision course due to social benefits

The residents of Gilé are on a collision course with the mining companies and the government over the non-fulfilment of social responsibility measures accompanying the exercise of mining rights.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Communities to get half Nigeria flare penalties

During a June 4 public hearing on the petroleum industry bill (PIB), the Nigerian senate has said that host communities in producing states will be entitled to about 50% of gas flaring penalties, under the PIB once signed into law. Currently, communities where gas is flared get no benefit from this revenue stream.

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Mining vs Human Rights: Irresponsible Chinese mining operation threatens to wipe out coastal village

An irresponsible Chinese mining operation in Mozambique has put an entire coastal village of more than 1,000 people at serious risk of being washed into the Indian Ocean, Amnesty International revealed today in a new report.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Kenya Cuts Share Of Oil Revenues To Local Communities

Kenya has decided to allocate 20 percent of future oil revenues to the communities where crude oil has been discovered, cutting the share from an initial proposal to give local counties and communities 30 percent of future oil income, a senior Kenyan government official told Reuters on Friday.

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Africa Mining: SA Lonmin community wants operations suspended on social failings

JOHANNESBURG – Lonmin should have its operations suspended in South Africa after years of failing to comply with its social and labour commitments, according to the community living around its mines.

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Mozambique Oil & Gas: Anadarko Palma resettlement project to start later this year – Cabo Delgado governor says

  Cabo Delgado Governor Celmira da Silva has announced the construction of the resettlement village for families displaced by the gas project in Palma, Cabo Delgado province, will begin this year and that the process was at an advanced stage.

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Mining & Sustanbility: Could technology prevent another Samarco?

EnviroSuite says using best practice technology is a critical step in mitigating environmental and associated corporate risks, and in reducing the demands of crisis management that follow incidents with major environmental and community impacts.

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Mining & Sustainability: “Mining companies should invest in communities” – Graça Machel

Foundation for Community Development president Graca Machel has called on mining companies to invest in communities in the countries in which they operate. She suggested that such investment should be implemented in several ways, including through the establishment of a special fund that would ensure asustainable future for communities as reported by Miningweekly.

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