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The government of Mozambique has ruled out the possibility of abandoning the mining of coal as part of the energy transition advocated by the United Nations in order to meet the target for reducing carbon emissions by 2030. Permanent Secretary...
The case regarding the impairment of Rio Tinto Coal Mozambique has been settled. Rio Tinto PLC reached a settlement with the Australian Securities & Investment Commission. Australia's Federal Court has ordered Rio Tinto to pay a penalty of $750,000 after...
Villagers in Hwange’s Lusumbani area in Zimbabwe have appealed to government to review underground mining concessions granted to coal miners. The villagers the aim is to ensure they don’t pollute the environment and endanger their lives. Greater Whange Residents Association...
The Federal Government of Ethiopia is set to issue coal production licenses for eight companies. The Council of Ministers of Ethiopia said the move aims to enable the country end import of coal within one year period. The Council gave...
India’s Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL) has announce it will construct a coal mine in Botswana’s southeastern Mmamabula coalfields in 2022, aiming to supply the export market and a planned coal power plant. “Work will start next year and...
Works on Botswana’s second privately-owned coal mine is set to commence in the first quarter of next year. CEO of Maatla Resources made the announcement at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. The southern African country signed up to a...
Shift to mechanised coal-mining means more fines than traditional thickeners can cope with The shift to mechanised mining in the coal industry has had the side-effect of an excessive quantity of fines being produced, which often means that the thickeners...
South Africa is set to receive US $8.5bn to help end its reliance on coal in a partnership deal announced at the COP26 climate summit. The partnership involves the governments of South Africa, France, Germany, the UK, the US,...
South Africa coal miners; Exxaro Resources and Seriti Resources have struck a memorandum of understanding with state-owned power utility Eskom to develop renewable energy projects, to lower their carbon footprints. Exxaro and Seriti are Eskom's two biggest coal suppliers, together...
The State Department of Mining in Kenya has embarked on a programme to sensitize communities in Nyanza region about limestone mining to curb cases of exploitation as local and international companies angle for a slice of the rich natural...