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The road to zero-harm

The Minerals Council South Africa President Mxolisi Mgojo stressed the importance of the road to zero harm in South Africa’s mining industry. Addressing delegates during his keynote address at the 2019 Joburg Indaba (as pictured), this morning, he...

More legal muscle for mining communities

Recent regulatory developments have helped to increase the pressure that communities are able to exert on mining companies. At the recent Mining Round-up held at law firm Webber Wentzel, it was highlighted that there is a need for companies to...

Oriole expands footprint in Cameroon

AIM-listed exploration company focused on West Africa, Oriole Resources, is expanding its footprint in Cameroon following early success at the Bibemi and Wapouzé gold projects. It said in a statement that it was earning up to a 90% interest through...

ZAC confident about demand for anthracite

South Africa’s sole producer of prime anthracite, Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC), said in a statement that it was confident about the medium- to long-term growth in demand for anthracite as it prepares to expand the life-of-mine beyond the...

Blue diamond recovery at Lucara’s Karowe mine

TSX-listed Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a blue, 9.74 carat gem quality diamond from its Karowe diamond mine, in Botswana. It said in a statement that it also recovered a 4.13 carat pink gem quality diamond from direct milling of South Lobe...