Malawi renegotiating Kayerekera Uranium Mine deal with Paladin

Malawi's Minister of Mines John Bande has disclosed that government has started renegotiating the deal with Paladin Africa Limited (PAL) on the Kayerekera Uranium Mine for the mutual benefit of the two parties. The development ....

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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 been meeting for about two years. Clause 41.1 of the Kayelekera ....

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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 governing the sector. Minister of Mining John Bande said this Tuesday ....

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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 as one of the key sectors in the implementation of ....

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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 to Kayelekera uranium mine on Tuesday. But Paladin Energy Limited's General ....

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Joyce Banda Must Continue to Pray as Low Uranium Prices Hit Paladin Energy

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 Joyce Banda hailed Paladin’s contribution to Malawi’s economy and expressed that ....

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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 suffering undeservedly. Minister of Mines John Bande said this after continued ....

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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 the quarterly activities report. Uranium output was recorded at 772 280 ....

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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 Phalombe for another two years, The Daily Times has established. Mining ....

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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 include the Kanyika multi-commodity project, in the northern region, which ....

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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 the government is processing an application from Intra Energy Corporation ....

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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 oxide (U3O8) in the first quarter ended September, which was ....

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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, says the company has exploration licences for two blocks in ....

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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 on Mulanje Mountain. Samukawa said he is baffled that the development ....

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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 from continuing with mining exploration, court documents have shown. The group, ....

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