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    Vale to pay $2.5bn to settle liabilities in Mozambique mine corridor

    Miner Vale SA will settle in advance liabilities of around $2.5bn related to the project finance for the Nacala logistic corridor (CLN) that serves a coal mine in Mozambique, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday...

    By Marta Nogueira 9 Jun 2021

    #BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

    What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

    14 Dec 2020

    Meet the struggling gold miners who are missing out on boom in the precious metal

    In Mukungwe, Democratic Republic of Congo, thousands of young men and women live in makeshift huts. They have no access to sanitation or health facilities. They work as manual drillers, carriers or timber specialists in narrow underground tunnels, which exposes them to everything from toxic metals to cave-ins and even suffocation...

    By Sara Geenen & Boris Verbrugge 27 May 2020

    China's investment in Africa's mineral resources

    When it comes to energy, it's not just the traditional advocates of renewable energy that are leading the way, it is the world's major emerging economies such as China and India that are driving this clean energy transition...

    20 Jan 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Energy & Mining

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    Smart mining is the key to competitiveness

    Smarter mining, embracing the total value chain and finding solutions to the new realities that the industry faces, holds the key to remaining competitive in a fiercely contested marketplace...

    By Eric Croeser 9 Dec 2019

    What's going to shake up the mining industry by 2030?

    A new report has revealed the major changes predicted to shake up the world's mining sector by 2023, including specific South African predictions...

    23 Oct 2019

    Fossil fuel extraction could be contributing to climate change by heating Earth from within

    Almost all scientists agree that burning fossil fuels is contributing to climate change. But agreement is less clear cut on how exactly it's influencing rising global temperatures...

    By Rizwan Nawaz & Adel Sharif 23 Aug 2019

    Russia in Africa: can it offer an alternative to the US and China?

    Russia has never had an African colony. It stayed out of the scramble for Africa, only engaging with African states in the 19th Century.

    By János Besenyo 3 Jun 2019

    Regulatory change and safeguarding against corruption in the Australian mining industry

    The Australian mining industry is a force to be reckoned with, playing a prominent role in the country's economy, accounting for 7% of its gross domestic product (GDP)...

    By Scott Harris 30 May 2019

    New diamond recovery vessel on the cards for Debmarine Namibia

    A new diamond recovery vessel, with an expected total capital cost of $468m, will become the seventh in the Debmarine Namibia fleet. The construction project is a 50:50 joint venture build with the Namibian government...

    16 May 2019

    Gold mining reduces infant mortality rate

    Large scale gold mining in sub-Saharan Africa has reduced infant mortality in nearby communities, with rates falling by 50% among those born within 10km of a gold mine...

    3 May 2019

    Botswana's largest diamond find

    A 1,758-carat diamond, second only in size to the famous Cullinan diamond, has been unearthed by Lucara Diamond Corp at its Karowe mine in Botswana.

    26 Apr 2019

    20-carat Okavango Blue diamond unveiled

    The biggest blue diamond discovery ever made in Botswana has been unveiled to the world by Okavango Diamond Company (ODC)...

    18 Apr 2019

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