Gold miners with lung disease start UK legal action

London law firm Leigh Day & Co has begun proceedings in the London High Court against Anglo American South Africa Ltd (AASA); a...

Black-outs worry mining companies

Mine Owners in Blantyre have cried foul over frequent power interruption which they say is   compromising production and in turn resulting in losses. The mine...

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...

Intra Energy Ltd booming on the coal mining market

Intra Energy Corporation Ltd, active in the coal sector in East Africa, with a strong anchoring in Malawi, booming with a steady growth of...

Gemological Institute of America to explore Ruby, Sapphire in Malawi

In 1958, a ruby and sapphire deposit was discovered about 145 kilometers south of Malawi’s capital of Lilongwe on Chimwadzulu Hill. Although this is...

World Bank to support Malawi’s emerging mining sector

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $25million credit to support the Malawi Government improve management and governance of its nascent...

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...

Sovereign Metals hits more graphite in Malawi

Sovereign Metals intersected more broad, high grade graphite intercepts from the first 11 holes assayed at its Duwi flake graphite project in Malawi. Results include 84...

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...

Health hazard: Kanyika water highly contaminated with uranium

Selina Nyirongo balances a pail of water on her head, a daily chore for most women around Kanyika area, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mabilabo...

IRAN URANIUM DRILL, 50 MILLION FOR MINES

(AGI) Blantyre - Iran has invested $ 50 million in the mining industry in Malawi in the aftermath of the stop dictated by...

Paladin in hospital construction controversy

Controversy continues to dog implementation of the Kayelekera Mine Development Agreement (DA) between government and Paladin Africa Limited over a construction of a health...

Unfair mining agreements depriving Africa of enough earnings from gold revenues...

Africa is not cashing in enough from its large gold resources, despite the spiralling price of the metal over recent years, a working...

Malawi launches minerals and mining policy

Government  officials s are assuring Malawians that they will start reaping the fruits from the mining sector soon after the launch of the policy...

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,...

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,...

Government issues 100 exploration licences

Ministry of Mining says so far it has issued out almost 100 exclusive prospecting licences for mineral exploration in the country. Government has earmarked mining...

Globe Metals & Mining progresses DFS for 60 million tonne niobium...

Globe Metals & Mining (ASX: GBE) is forging ahead with the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) at its Kanyika Niobium Project in Malawi, with...