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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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Tanzanian president splits energy and mining in ministry shake-up

  1. DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Tanzanian president John Magufuli split the energy and minerals ministry in two and appointed heads for the new ministries on Saturday, five months after sacking the p…
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Tanzania: One Killed, Another Cheats Death Following Mine Accident in Geita

  1. Geita - A small-scale miner has been killed after he was trapped in a collapsed mine at Lwamgasa Village in Geita Rural District on Tuesday. The body of the victim was found Thursday following resc…
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Tanzania to auction tanzanite from its source to curb smuggling

  1. Tanzania is expected to auction tanzanite in the mining site of Mererani on Saturday in efforts to sell the gemstones on its source to make the east African nation benefit from its natural resources. …
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Two die in attack to Avocet Mining's convoy in Burkina Faso

  1. West Africa-focused Avocet Mining said Wednesday that two paramilitary police officers were killed and other two suffer injuries after unknown aggressors assaulted a convoy carrying fuel to its Inata …
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Congo reinstates VAT on imports for mining companies

  1. KINSHASA, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Congo has reinstated a value added tax on mining company imports, the chamber of mines said on Saturday, part of what miners say is a deteriorating business climate in the…
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Ghana's gold, diamond output to drop as govt curbs small-scale mining

  1. PANAJI, India, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Ghana's gold output is likely to drop sharply in 2017 because of curbs on the small-scale mining that lifted production last year but was causing damage to the enviro…
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