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TECH NEWS: How to stop illegal mining

Redundant mine shafts are becoming a growing risk for large mining houses due to a sharp spike in illegal mining activities.
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Police task team fights illegal mining in the Free State

A special South African Police Service, or SAPS, task team has been appointed to tackle gang violence and illegal mining in the Free State.
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Illegal mining and child labour – modern slavery in Mozambique

Gemfields has warned that illegal miners – including juveniles - are putting their lives at risk and facing “modern slavery” in Mozambique.
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AMD, ZamaZamas and the imminent collapse of Johannesburg

Years ago the mainstream media made a meal of how acid mine drainage was going to be the undoing of the Johannesburg CBD - the new fear is now ZamaZamas.

Illegal mining: what are the rules of the game?

Illegal mining in South Africa’s gold sector has become one of its greatest challenges. It is a thriving, intelligent and almost self-sustaining industry.

SSA: illegal mining and regulatory risks hinder investment

Widespread illegal mining activity and rising regulatory risks stemming from improving commodity prices will pose challenges to miners in SSA over the coming months and hinder investment into the region.

DMR funding for 2018/19 inadequate says Mantashe

During his address to the National Council of Provinces yesterday DMR Minister, Gwede Mantashe, stated that funding for department and its portfolio of entities is inadequate.
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DMR takes first step in legalising zama zamas

The handover tomorrow of two mining permits in Kimberley could be the first sign that the South African government is making illegal mining legal.

Illegal mining in Ghana will create risk to social stability

The coming end of a ban on small-scale mining in Ghana will increase the difficulties involved in countering illegal mining, likely seeing the practice...

The four key themes to mining in Africa Q3 2018

In the third quarter of 2018, four themes will remain particularly pertinent within the sub-Saharan Africa mining sector states BMI Research. BMI Research is a unit of...

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