Category archives for: Mining

Expanded DRC Mining Week returns in June

DRC mining

from JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – MORE than 3 000 international mining experts and local stakeholders from more than 50 countries are expected to attend the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Mining Week in June. The long-running, flagship mining conference and expo in this mining hub, will return to Lubumbashi. It […]

AMG well financed ahead of Zimbabwe expansion

Frank Buyanga

by IPELENG MAKORE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE African Medallion Group’s (AMG) has announced that its gold reserves have surpassed the R1 billion (US$83,9 million) mark, making it an attractive buy for gold investors. The 14 month old start-up’s accelerated growth has given it a boost as it plans to enter the highly unpredictable Zimbabwean market. AMG’s announcement […]

Kidnapped South African pair rescued in Nigeria

South African miners kidnapped Kaduna, Nigeria

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN police have rescued two South African nationals kidnapped north of the country recently. The two males Thomas Arnold Pearce and Hendrik Gideon Smith were kidnapped at a mining site in Maidaro Village, Kaduna State last Tuesday. They have been rescued after joint operations that […]

Zimbabwe banks revival on mineral wealth

Platinum mining in Zimbabwe

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE has an abundance of minerals and human resources to revive its comatose economy, President Emmerson Mnangwa said. He was speaking at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland where he said the country lagged behind its peers because of ruinous policies under […]

Caledonia attains record gold production in Zimbabwe

Miners underground Blanket Mine,

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – CALEDONIA Mining Corporation has announced a record quarterly production from its Blanket Mine south of Zimbabwe. Approximately 16 425 ounces (466 kilogrammes) of gold were produced in the last quarter of 2017, 14 percent higher than the previous quarter. Total production for the year was […]

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