Zambia power firms to cut supply to mines by 30%

2015-08-12 13:24

Zambian power companies will cut electricity supply to mining firms by 30% due to a power deficit which threatens to bring the economy to its knees.

Small miners face major headache

2013-07-22 09:35

Opportunities to develop small iron mines are fast disappearing, as cash dries up and miners are unable to compete with the sector's heavyweights.

Mozambique's coal railway under threat

2013-06-19 16:36

The Renamo opposition party has threatened to paralyse the only railway line out of Mozambique's vast coalfields, which is mainly used by Vale and Rio Tinto.


Ex-CEO: Machines can end mine strife

2013-08-05 09:36

Platinum miners should have pushed through mechanisation years ago to avert the challenges the sector is currently facing, says former Lonmin boss Brad Mills.

Rio Tinto suspends Moz coal exports

2013-06-26 08:56

Rio Tinto has suspended coal exports from Mozambique after the opposition party threatened to paralyse the only railway line out of the country's vast coalfields.

Miners 'neglect displaced Mozambicans'

2013-05-23 10:09

Human Rights Watch has accused Mozambique's government and foreign mining firms of "serious shortcomings" in resettling communities to make way for coal mines.

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