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Mining industry’s image in tatters following deadly Brazilian tailings dam collapse

10th May 2019 At 1.00 PM, local time, on January 25 this year, the deactivated Tailings Dam 1 of the Córrego do Feijão (“Bean Stream”) iron ore mine, owned by Brazil’s world-renowned mining group Vale and located near the small town of Brumadinho in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais, suddenly collapsed. The... 

Mining industry’s image in tatters following deadly Brazilian tailings dam collapse

10th May 2019 At 1.00 PM, local time, on January 25 this year, the deactivated Tailings Dam 1 of the Córrego do Feijão (“Bean Stream”) iron ore mine, owned by Brazil’s world-renowned mining group Vale and located near the small town of Brumadinho in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais, suddenly collapsed. The... 

Kumba maintains 2019 guidance, despite first-quarter production dip

3rd May 2019 With the release of its “Production and Sales Report” for the first quarter of this year (Q1 2019), Kumba Iron Ore Limited, part of the Anglo American plc group, has reaffirmed its guidance for total 2019 production and sales, issued in February (when it announced its annual results for 2018).... 

Mining must both prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution and also transform – Mantashe

30th April 2019 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has warned that the South African mining industry must carry out skills development to prepare itself and its employees for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Automated mining activities were no longer scarce, he pointed out; the 4IR was coming. He... 

Macau’s decision to join Kimberley Process attracting Angolan interest in the territory

26th April 2019 The Government of Macau, a Special Administrative Region of China, which was ruled by Portugal from 1557 to 1999 (442 years) and which retains strong ties with the Lusophone world, hopes that joining the Kimberley Process will strengthen its trade relations with Angola. “There are companies in... 

Kumba reports fall in production during first quarter but remains upbeat for year

25th April 2019 With the release of its “Production and Sales Report” for the first quarter of this year (Q1 2019), Kumba Iron Ore Limited, part of the Anglo American plc group, has reaffirmed its guidance for total 2019 production and sales, issued in February (when it announced its annual results for 2018).... 

Russian, Angolan diamond groups sign MoU

19th April 2019 Russia’s predominantly State-owned global diamond mining major Alrosa and Angola’s State-owned national diamond mining company Endiama signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) early this month. This marks the latest stage in the development of the relationship between the two entities, which... 

Minerals Council calls for delay of at least five years in carbon tax implementation

12th April 2019 The Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council), the representative body for the mining industry in the country, has called on government to delay the implementation of the new carbon tax. “The Minerals Council would like to see a delay of at least five years for the implementation of the... 

Minerals Council calls for delay of at least five years in carbon tax implementation

12th April 2019 The Minerals Council South Africa (Minerals Council), the representative body for the mining industry in the country, has called on government to delay the implementation of the new carbon tax. “The Minerals Council would like to see a delay of at least five years for the implementation of the... 

Macau intends to join Kimberley Process for trading rough diamonds

5th April 2019 The Executive Council of Macau has developed a proposal for legislation which, if approved by the territory’s Legislative Assembly, would see Macau joining the Kimberley Process Certification System. This was stated in an official communiqué, the Macauhub News Agency has reported. 

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