Category archives for: Mining

Government tiff with miner jeopardizes Botswana investment status 

BCL Mine

From ODIRILE  TOTENG in Gaborone, Botswana GABORONE, (CAJ News) – BOTSWANA, the diamond-rich Southern African country, risks reputational damage as an investment destination following the bungled liquidation of BCL Mine and the trail of disputes in the transaction’s wake. The protracted battle has left the future of at least 5 000 mineworkers and their families […]

Zimplats, government resolve dispute over land

ZIMBABWE Platinum Mines (Zimplats)

from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMPLATS and the Zimbabwean government have reached an agreement over land which the latter had sought to acquire compulsorily from the mining firm. The differences were over the land measuring 27 948 hectares within Zimplats’ special mining lease area. An announcement had been made in […]

Protests erupt over alleged looting of Zimbabwe diamonds

Zimbabwe police dogs

From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE government and global industry regulators have been urged to investigate alleged human rights abuses and reported brutality by security forces against civilians protesting the suspected looting of diamond revenue from the Marange fields. Human rights groups reported armed soldiers and police who fired teargas […]

AngloGold CEO quits, joins Vedanta Resources

SRINIVASAN Venkatakrishnan

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SRINIVASAN Venkatakrishnan has resigned as Chief Executive Officer of AngloGold Ashanti to take a similar role at Vedanta Resources. He will remain in his current role until August 30. A search for the new AngloGold Ashanti CEO is underway. “The board will search globally for a candidate with the […]

DRC-focused Kore Potash lists on the JSE

JSE

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KORE Potash, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)-focused minerals company, has attained secondary inward listing on the Main Board of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). On Thursday, the company listed in the “General Mining” sector, becoming the sixth international company to make use of the JSE’s fast-track listing […]

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