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 Mining: Zimbabwe mining minister invites De Beers, Vast Resources to return

Africa Mining: Zimbabwe mining minister invites De Beers, Vast Resources to return

De Beers and Vast Resources will be allowed to explore for diamonds in Zimbabwe, which would make them the first listed companies to mine there in that sector for two years, Mining Minister Winston Chitando said.

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Safety vs Mining: “At 3 Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine” – company reports

Safety vs Mining: “At 3 Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine” – company reports

Three miners were killed and 10 were trapped underground when a gold mine they were working at in northern Sudan collapsed, the state’s Sudanese Mineral Resources Company (SMRC) said in a statement on Friday.

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Africa Mining: “Zimbabwe’s handling of diamond industry the ultimate test for Mnangagwa’s reform” – report

Africa Mining: “Zimbabwe’s handling of diamond industry the ultimate test for Mnangagwa’s reform” – report

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa is under growing pressure one year after taking office following the removal of long-time leader Robert Mugabe. That pressure may be about to increase if his handling of the diamond industry doesn’t reflect his alleged commitment to economic reform and anti-corruption.

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Sustainability: “Losing licence to operate new and biggest threat to miners” – EY

Sustainability: “Losing licence to operate new and biggest threat to miners” – EY

Mining companies across the globe now consider the risk of losing their licence to operate as the biggest risk to their businesses in the next two years, a new study shows. According to the 11th annual EY survey of 250 executives, the topic was listed sixth in the list of the ten major risks facing mining and metals firm in 2019-2020. Other challenges listed by the participants were rising nationalism, changing community perceptions of mining operations…

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Africa Mining: South African Minister unhappy with Gold Fields after job talks

Africa Mining: South African Minister unhappy with Gold Fields after job talks

South Africa’s Gold Fields is not acting in good faith in talks with the government over planned job cuts, mining minister Gwede Mantashe said on Monday, a setback for negotiations aimed at ending a weeks-long strike.

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Africa Mining: Zimbabwe to let gold, platinum mines retain higher dollar earnings

Africa Mining: Zimbabwe to let gold, platinum mines retain higher dollar earnings

Zimbabwe will allow gold and platinum mining companies to retain up to 55% of their earnings in dollars, government and central bank officials said on Monday, as authorities in the southern African nation move to ensure operators remain viable.

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