Tech revolution changing face of iron ore mining

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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AN investment of R500 million (US$42,8 million) in technology by Kumba Iron Ore, Africa’s largest producer of the mineral, is paying dividends. The investment has been made at its Kolomela and Sishen mines in the Northern Cape as part of its efforts to make mining safer, more productive and more environment-friendly. Kumba More...

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By On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Political deadlock grounds SA mining sector

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE mining industry in South Africa, the continent’s most advanced economy, is bearing the brunt of policy uncertainty and the prevailing political impasse. These factors are More...

Ashruf Kaka, the ACF National Project Director
By On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

ACF injects $220 million to Zimbabwe chrome mining

Ashruf Kaka, the ACF National Project Director CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN Chrome Fields (ACF), a key investor in Zimbabwe’s mining industry, has spent over US$220 million in the country, underlining More...

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By On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Zimbabwe mineral sector ripe for investments

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – INTERNATIONAL investors have been encouraged to make the most of Zimbabwe’s endowment with mineral resources and moves by the new administration to ease legislation promulgated by More...

CALEDONIA Mining Corporation
By On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Caledonia reports improved gold yields in Zimbabwe

HARARE, (CAJ News) – CALEDONIA Mining Corporation has announced an increase and upgrade to the resource base at the Blanket Mine in Zimbabwe, its 49 percent-owned subsidiary. Based on development and diamond More...

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By On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Base Titanium headlines Kenya Mining Forum

NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – BASE Titanium is basking in the glory of being awarded the official flagship status by Kenya’s Vision 2030 for the Kwale Mine. “This represents a significant milestone in the partnership More...

By On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Glencore buys Chevron stakes in Botswana, SA

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – GLENCORE has entered into an agreement with Off The Shelf Investments (OTS) for major acquisitions in Chevron Botswana and South Africa for US$973 million. It will acquire from More...

By On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

De Beers lays foundation for gender equality

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE De Beers Group is to invest US$3 million into empowering women in its producer countries. Targeted beneficiaries include women micro-entrepreneurs in Southern Africa and Canadian More...

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By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

By On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Angola LNG, Glencore sign sales agreement

LUANDA, (CAJ News) – Angola Liquefied Natural Gas (ALNG) Limited and Glencore Energy UK have executed a global multiyear LNG sales agreement. ALNG will deliver LNG cargoes to Glencore at destinations around More...