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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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TIPS Annual Forum 2016 - Industrialisation and the Mining Economy

Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)Annual Forum 2016  'Industrialisation and the Mining Economy ' will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 14-15 J read more......
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Mercury: Slow killer in Uganda's gold mines

  1. Inside one of the dozens of gold camps that dot the foothills and valleys of Mubende in central Uganda, the hustle and bustle is astounding. 'Saigon City" nestled in the valley of Kayonza; Kitumbi …
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East Africa leads efforts to cut use of mercury in mining

  1. East Africa is driving a global initiative to phase out the use of mercury in mining, as it is harmful to human health and the environment. Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Burundi have announ…
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Tanzania passes laws on renegotiation of mining, gas contracts

  1. Tanzania's parliament passed two laws on Monday allowing the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts, despite pleas from the mining association for more time…
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Tanzania's president suspends granting of mining licenses

  1. The Tanzanian president has ordered the mining ministry to suspend the granting of new licenses, a statement from State House said on Tuesday, the latest twist in an ongoing row between the government…
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Kenya's economy suffers due to mercury pollution

  1. Mining communities in Kenya lose between Sh174 and Sh342 billion in earning potential every year due to mercury contamination, according to a new study published in The Journal of Environmental Manage…
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Hakirasilimali opinion on the Natural Resource Wealth Bills of 2017

  1. At a public hearing today, HakiRasilimali submitted to the parlimentary committees on Energy and Minerals and Constitutional and Legal Affairs its opinion on the following bills tabled in parliament o…
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