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Botswana, Namibia expand scope of Trans-Kalahari railway project

The governments of Botswana and Namibia have expanded the scope of the Trans-Kalahari Railway Line project from being a dedicated coal export route to a multisectoral… 260 more words


CHINA MINING ACCIDENTS: Two reported last week

Beijing, CHINA
VIJAY SHAH via Reuters and the Jerusalem Post

At least two mining accidents have been reported in China in the past week, causing the deaths of 38 miners in total, the… 254 more words


Jur-Shor Graveyard, Vorkuta, Russia

The huge  Gulag camp of Vorkuta operated from 1938 to 1956 in the remote Arctic region of Russia. There were many separate lagpunkts around the city, one of them near the village of Jur-Shor at the northern side of Vorkuta. 87 more words


Latest Sask. job numbers show decline in construction and overall labour force

Saskatchewan’s unemployment is on the rise and the construction industry is one of the hardest-hit sectors, according to Statistics Canada’s labour force survey for November. 534 more words

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Bloody diamonds entering the market now only 0.2% of global supply

JOHANNESBURG  – The ban on diamond exports from conflict zones is proving successful in curbing so-called ‘conflict diamonds’ from being sold into official and black markets, thereby reducing their use as a potential source of… 1,460 more words


Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo Mine ranked Mining Company of the Year 2015

For showing exceptional performance in innovation, local content support, occupational health and safety as well as environmental and social performance, Newmont Ghana’s Ahafo Mine, Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd, has been declared the Mining Company of the Year 2015 by the Ghana Chamber of Mines. 441 more words


Norilsk Nickel launches legal action against BCL over non-payment

For African asset sale.

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 1, 2016/ — Norilsk Nickel Mauritius and Norilsk Nickel Africa Pty Ltd (together “Norilsk”) (www.Nornik.ru/en) NILSY (NASDAQ), MNOD (LSE), GMKN (MOEX), announce that they have filed legal claims against BCL Limited and BCL Investments Proprietary Limited (together “BCL”) ( 651 more words