Category archives for: Mining & Engineering

DRC-focused Kore Potash lists on the 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 […]

Legislative changes in Zimbabwe buoy Caledonia

CALEDONIA Mining Corporation

From NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – BOUYED by record gold production and political changes in Zimbabwe, Canadian gold mining firm, Caledonia Mining, appears eager to raise at least $4 million and buy back a stake previously ceded to indigenous entities. The capital would also finance exploration and evaluations of additional projects […]

Metallon dismisses externalisation charge in Zimbabwe

Metallon Corporation

By AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s Metallon Corporation has refuted media reports it externalised US$31 million from its operations in Zimbabwe. The allegations have been made through Zimbabwe’s biggest daily publication. Mzi Khumalo, Metallon chairman, said contents of the newspaper were “false” and “thoroughly misleading.” He said neither he nor the company […]

Wives livid as Zimbabwe miners go years unpaid

Hwange Colliery

from NDABENI MLOTSHWA in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe BULAWAYO, (CAJ News) – THE Zimbabwean High Court has ruled in favour of women protesting over non-payment of their husbands by the country’s biggest coal mine. It is alleged the mine has failed to pay the workers for five years. Judge Justice Lavender Makoni dealt a major blow to […]

Tech revolution changing face of iron ore mining

mining Tech revolution

by AKANI CHAUKE 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 […]

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