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Rostec developed mine roller for armoured tractors

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11 January 2019 - Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, part of UralVagonZavod Group belonging to Rostec State Corporation, has developed a mine roller to be installed to...

Mines still claim legs and lives in Libya’s Benghazi, months after...

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As military deminers warily picked their way through streets wrecked by war in Benghazi, a loud blast rang out - a familiar...

Riots hit Guinea bauxite mining hub

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Riots paralysed a major bauxite mining hub in Guinea, Africa's top producer, as residents erected barricades and burnt tyres to protest high...

Red Cross donates demining equipment to Zimbabwe

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has donated de-mining equipment, including detectors and protective equipment, to the Zimbabwe Mine Action...

Algerian army clears 758 607 anti-personnel mines and unexploded ordnance in...

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The Algerian People's National Army (PNA) says it has destroyed a total of 758 607 anti-personnel mines and land-mines along the country's...

Fearful workers stay clear of South Africa’s platinum mines

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South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday it had told its members to stay clear of strike-hit platinum mines...

Spanish Army buys Husky mine detection vehicles

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The Spanish Army has purchased the Husky Mounted Detection System to detect landmines and improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan. Critical Solutions International (CSI)...

Congo asset sales lose state billions of dlrs: UK MP

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A British lawmaker has accused Congo's government of selling off some of the country's mining assets for an estimated US$5.5 billion below...

Zambia royalty hike unlikely to hurt mines-World Bank

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Zambia's decision to double royalties on copper miners in the continent's largest producer will not cripple the industry at the current strong...

AngloGold starts paying 30 pct tax rate in Tanzania

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Africa's biggest gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has started paying 30 percent corporate tax to the Tanzanian government this year for its Geita...

BlackRock sees resource nationalism a threat to mine investing

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BlackRock Inc , the world's largest money manager warned so-called "resource nationalism" was on the rise globally, threatening to undermine investment in...

UN may step up mine clearance efforts in South Sudan after...

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United Nations mine clearance workers in South Sudan are considering expanding their operations in the country's north in the wake of an...

Miners meet Zimbabwe deadline on ownership: minister

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Mining firms in Zimbabwe have mostly met a September deadline by which they were required to submit plans to transfer a 51...

Zimbabwe may give mines more time on ownership plans

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Zimbabwe may give foreign miners more time to submit plans to transfer majority stakes to local black investors, the state-run Herald newspaper...

African mining investment prospects improving

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Africa's mining sector has taken off in the past few years, with companies that may once have thought the continent too risky...

South Africa mining nationalisation debate hurts investment – government adviser

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South Africa's debate on the question of nationalising mines is discouraging investment, but the policy will be clear by mid-2012, an adviser...

South African MPs want review of mining charter: paper

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Members of South Africa's parliament are seeking amendments to strengthen the country's mining charter, aimed at ensuring the industry is at least...

South Africa plans to dig deep on mine overhaul study

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South Africa plans to complete by the end of the year a study on how to use its vast mineral wealth to...

South Africa to exceed mine transformation target: minister

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South Africa's Mines Minister Susan Shabangu said she is confident that a government-set ownership target for blacks in the mining sector would...

Why South Africa won’t nationalise its mines

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Despite mining minister Susan Shabangu's reluctance to say it, South Africa is not going to nationalise its mines. Even a cursory glance at...

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