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...

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...

Paladin Africa Swindles Mw of K7bn –Survey

latest research has established that Paladin Africa, owners of the famous Kayelekera Uranium mine in Karonga did not declare 350 thousand pounds of...

Paladin fails to compensate incapacitated worker#Malawi

A former employee of Kayelekera Uranium Mine in Karonga says he sees no hope in his fight to be compensated after getting involved in...

Paladin has MK3.9bn environmental bond for Malawi uranium mine

Australian Miner Paladin Energy Limited, operators of the Kayerekera Uranium Mine in Karonga district have a US$10 million Environmental Performance Bond with two commercial...

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...

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...

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...

Lynas Corp. likely to give up rare earths project in Africa

With its highly-controversial Malaysian rare earths processing plant an already ample source of headache, Lynas Corp. has been reported to be likely backing...

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...

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...

No Kayelekera monitoring meetings for two years

A committee consisting of government officials and Paladin Africa Limited which is supposed to be monitoring the activities of Kayerekera Uranium Mining has not...

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...

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 has largest rare earth stocks – Cassim Chilumpha

Government says Malawi has Africa's largest reserves of rare earth with discoveries of over 30 million tonnes of the minerals and a mining...

Paladin uranium miner’s share price plunges

Paladin punished for African shut-downs,  THE AUSTRALIAN , November 01, 2011 SHARES in Africa-focused miner Paladin were punished after it reported a fall in uranium production...

Sovereign Metals announces Duwi Trend in Malawi as one of the...

Last week, Sovereign Metals announced mineral estimates at its Duwi Trend in the Central Malawi Graphite Project in Lilongwe District. The project has one of the largest, high-grade, flake graphite deposits 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...