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Tanzania: TMAA Lauded for Job Well Done

Mwanza — The government through the Tanzania Mineral Audit Agency (TMAA) has been commended for serving a critical function to ensure that the nation receives p read more......
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Minerals Commission to categorise small-scale mining

The Minerals Commission is to re-classify the small-scale mining sector as part of efforts to address the challenges posed by illegal mining.

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Mine workers urge intensified 'fight' against illegal miners

The Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) has condemned the clashes between illegal miners and officials of Anglogold Ashanti which lead to the death of the company’s read more......
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Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation Force Majeure-Where from here? Progress Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 3, 2016) - Tanzanian Royalty Exploration Corporation (TSX:TNX)(NYSE MKT:TRX) (the "Company") is read more......
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS REGIONAL TRAINING WORKSHOP ON STONE QUARRY MANAGEMENT, CARRARA, ITALY, 15-20 JUNE, 2016?

 will sponsor twenty quarry managers, public sector officials and quarry association representatives to attend the ‘ACP-EU Development Minerals ProgrammeThe& read more......
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Villagers appeal to President Magufuli to save them from eviction

Handeni. Over 80 artisanal dolomite miners and other villagers at Mumbwi village, in Komkonga Ward of Handeni District are evicted from their mini read more......
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Senegal: Local communities protest against Teranga Gold over loss of livelihoods due to closure of artisanal mine; the company responds

On Tuesday and Wednesday February 16th and 17th, illegal artisanal miners engaged in protests in the vicinity of Teranga’s Sabodala mine site, resulting in p read more......
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Tanzania Collected Three Years' Worth of Tanzanite Royalties in Three Months

  1. Dodoma -- The government said on Thursday that it has collected Sh614.67 million as royalty from tanzanite artisanal miners in three months, from January to March this year. This is more than what …
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Tanzania: Tanzanite Bows to Govt Pressure

  1. TANZANITE One Mining Company has agreed to compensate and pay all taxes it owes the government, conceding some malpractices in its operations in the country. Chairman of President John Magufuli for…
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Mining ministry plans support for artisanal gold miners

  1. The Ministry of Mining has dispelled claims it has shut down gold mining activities in Migori. The ministry however says there is need to empower gold miners with technical capacity and machinery t…
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Artisanal gold miners in Nigeria seek government help

  1. Artisanal gold miners in the Niger state of Nigeria are asking the Muhammadu Buhari government to help them operate under conditions that allow them to take better care of the environment and contribu…
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EDITORIAL: Improve miners' welfare

  1. Reports that a gold mining firm has applied for a licence to extract the precious metal from the leftovers of small-scale miners in Migori is a clear sign that the local residents have been left to th…
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Need to improve miners safety and health standards

  1. ARTISANAL and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is undoubtedly a growing sector that contributes significantly to the growth of the country’s economy. Although, there are no official statistics, estimat…
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