Mining vs Safety: At least 30 people die after Angola mine collapse

Mining vs Safety: At least 30 people die after Angola mine collapse

A deadly mine collapse in Angola has left at least 30 people dead.  Advertisements

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Botswana: Lower mineral revenues expected in 2019

Botswana: Lower mineral revenues expected in 2019

Diamond rich Botswana expects mineral revenues in the 2019/20 fiscal year to drop by 4 percent to 13.6 billion pula ($1.26 billion) due to a decline in royalties and dividends, a minerals ministry budget document showed on Thursday.

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Africa Mining: Companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

Africa Mining: Companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

A report published by Fitch Solutions states that due to the prevalence of off-grid remote mineral deposits in Sub-Saharan Africa and the fact that traditional grid-power tends to be unreliable in those mines, mining companies operating in the region should invest in renewable energy.

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Mining vs Safety: Calls for more security at SA mines following Gloria coal mine incident

Mining vs Safety: Calls for more security at SA mines following Gloria coal mine incident

South Africa Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Friday said the priority remains to restore ventilation at the Gloria mine, in Mpumalanga, and to reduce flammable gases underground so that the search and recovery process can continue with the necessary speed.

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Mining vs Safety: Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight more found alive

Mining vs Safety: Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight more found alive

Zimbabwean rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescued eight more alive, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.

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Africa Mining: “Ethiopia finalizing mining industry reforms” – Minister

Africa Mining: “Ethiopia finalizing mining industry reforms” – Minister

Ethiopia will finalise reforms for its underdeveloped mining and oil sectors within the next two months as it seeks to encourage more foreign investors, its mines and petroleum minister said on Tuesday.

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