Community threatens to block road to Paladin’s Kayelekela uranium mine

Despite mounting condemnation from organisations claiming legitimate representation of the business community in Karonga, some individuals say they are set to block the road...

Joyce Banda Must Continue to Pray as Low Uranium Prices Hit...

In January, at the launch of the Government of Malawi, World Bank and European Union Malawi Mining Growth and Governance Support Project, Malawi’s president...

EU cautions Malawi on mining

The European Union (EU) has advised Malawi that sound governance, regulations and appropriate taxation measures are key if the country is to avoid turning...

Malawi govt to protect Paladin Africa on corporate social responsibility

Government has said it will protect Paladin Africa, the mining company of Kayerekera Uranium Mine, from further attacks from critics saying the miner is...

Malawi’s Kayelekera uranium mine output jumps to 21%

Kayelekera Mine (KM) output jumped 20.9 percent in the quarter ending December 2012, Paladin Energy Limited, owners of the mine in Karonga, said in...

Government extends Mkango’s exploration licence

Capital Hill has extended the Exclusive Exploration Licence (EPL) for Mkango Resources Limited, the company searching for rare earth metals at Songwe Hill in...

Malawi open for investment in mining – Minister

The government of Malawi was looking to reposition the country from an agricultural hub to an emerging mining economy, Natural Resources Minister Grain Malunga...

Mining operations to contribute 
$500m a year to Malawi fiscus

Malawi expects to earn over $500-million a year from four recently 
launched and planned mining projects, the country’s Geological Surveys Department (GSD) says. The projects...

Ex Miners want to meet JB over pension, benefits

About 10,000 Malawian miners who worked in South Africa want President Mrs. Joyce Banda to intervene in their quest to be paid their pension...

Australian firm invests in mining

An Australian company has applied for a coal-mining licence and further plans to invest in thermal power generating plants. Mining minister John Bande confirmed that...

NGOs to audit Paladin CSR

SOME civil society organisations have said they will conduct an audit of what Paladin Africa Limited (PAL), miners of uranium at Kayelekera in Karonga,...

Paladin reports lower output from Namibia and Malawi mines

Uranium-miner Paladin Energy on Tuesday reported lower quarterly production as output at its mines in Namibia and Malawi dipped. Paladin produced 1,36-million pounds of uranium...

Malawi gold exploration project producing ‘encouraging results’

Africa-focused mining group South East African Mining says its gold exploration project in northern Malawi is producing encouraging results. The company’s operations director, Mike Yeomans,...

Ban on rare earth exploration worries Japan

Japanese ambassador to Malawi Fujio Samukawa says he is concerned with disagreements that have led to the stalling of the exploration of rare earth...

Court stops Springstone Limited from rare earth exploration

The High Court in Blantyre has granted an injunction to some concerned citizens, stopping a mining company, Springstone Limited, and Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust...

Joint Venture partners scaling up exploration for rare earths at Malawi...

ASX-listed Globe Metals & Mining and its joint venture (JV) partner, Resource Star, are scaling up exploration for rare-earth elements at their Machinga site,...

Malawi reports upsurge in exploration as economic crisis wanes

The Malawi government says mineral exploration in the country by local and international companies is gathering pace after slowing down following the global economic...

SA equipment firm in Malawi coal-mine deal

South African supplier of engineering equipment Barloworld has entered into a contract with Malawian coal firm Mchenga Coal Mines to supply econcrete pipe...