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World Bank gives Mozambique tips on avoiding a ‘painful bust’ as minerals boom beckons

The World Bank has forecast that the Mozambican government revenues from the country’s coal and gas sectors could be $9-billion by 2032, which would represent 7% of the country’s gross domestic product and 21% of total government revenues. This...
25th April 2014

Australia on show at indaba

There are more than 200 Australian companies, with more than 700 projects in mining exploration, extraction and processing, operating in 42 African countries As a resource-rich country with substantial experience in mining, development and mining equipment, as well as technology and services, Australia is well placed to help African countries derive real and sustainable benefits from their mining...
24th January 2014

Inaugural music festival to fuel economic boost of historical mining town

The recently announced Tribe One: Dinokeng festival, a public–private partnership, is set to create substantial economic-, social- and cultural-development opportunities in the historic mining town of Cullinan, in the Dinokeng region of northern...
18th November 2013
Mining Services

Company tendering for Phase 2 of Moatize project Video Available

Tenova Takraf Africa MD Riccardo Tonini Open cast mining and underground solutions, and materials handling equipment supplier Tenova Takraf, is tendering and negotiating for a contract to supply materials handling machinery and services to a major coal project in Mozambique. Tenova...
31st May 2013
Diversified mining

Vale reveals progress in Moatize expansion and Nacala corridor development

Brazilian major mining group Vale is slowing down the development of Phase 2 of its Moatize mining project in Tete province in Mozambique. This is to ensure that Phase 2 comes into operation in conjunction with the commissioning of the company’s...
8th March 2013

Company Announcement: Mintek conducts Ozone research PDF Available

Attached please find a press release on: With a history extending as far back as 1934, Mintek has become a leading provider of minerals processing and metallurgical engineering products and services to industries world-wide. Mintek is committed to...
22nd August 2011
Creamer Media on SAfm

On-The-Air (10/10/2008) Audio Available

Xolani Gwala In this broadcast: Africa is now where China was in the 1970s – ready for major growth, says the new head of the giant Anglo American Corporation; Competition authorities the world-over are baring their teeth, with the European ruling against...
10th October 2008

Mining offers hope to 'break through barriers of poverty' in Africa, says Australian High Commissioner

Mining is the most important ‘sunrise’ industry in Africa at the moment, says the Australian High Commissioner to Africa Philip Green. Green, who addressed the Africa Downunder mining conference in Perth last week, says mining “offers as much...
19th September 2008
Electra Mining

Ministry to showcase services for industry

The Department of Minerals and Energy (DME) will once again have a presence at this year’s Electra Mining event.
29th August 2008
Diversified Miners

SADC experiences mining boom

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) reports that Tanzania has recorded an increase in its mining activities, especially gold mining, over the last five years, owing mainly to the revision of its mining legislation. SADC secretariat...
9th November 2007

Botswana enters new era as diamond beneficator and trader

A "new diamond dream" is unfolding in Botswana. Debswana chairperson Dr Akolang Tombale and many members of government have been focused on "this new dream", said De Beers MD Gareth Penny in his speech to ululating guests at last week's...
2nd November 2007

Botswana progressing from diamond-miner to beneficiator, trader

A "new diamond dream" is unfolding in Botswana. Debswana chairperson Dr Akolang Tombale and many members of government have been focused on "this new dream", said De Beers MD Gareth Penny in his speech to ululating guests at last week's...
2nd November 2007
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