Kenya: Nema Shuts Down Illegal Mining Sites in Homa Bay ...

Mr Nyandoro said they took the action of shutting down the mines so as to protect residents as well. ... AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 800 ...

China tells mines to produce 'as much coal as possible' - CNN

Now, the NDRC is demanding that mines nationwide up production by as much as they can heading into the final quarter of 2021. Shutting down coal mines is prohibited. Read More

Social transition and why it matters in coal mine closure

Social transition and why it matters in coal mine closure. Coal remains a significant contributor to the economies of the world, and backbone of many local communities, so simply closing coal mines can trigger a series of unintended social consequences. We speak to Claudia Strambo of the Stockholm Environment Institute about the difficulties in ...

Transnet shuts down fuel pipeline after fire, three dead

2 Transnet shuts down fuel pipeline after fire, three dead. South Africa 's State-owned logistics firm Transnet said on Sunday its petroleum pipeline in Durban has been shut down after a fire that ...

South Africa has one of the most coal-intensive economies ...

1 South Africa, whose economy is one of the most coal-intensive in the world, wants to steer investment into renewables and start shutting down its aging …

South African energy crisis - Wikipedia

A second silo developed a major crack on 20 November causing the shut down of the plant again, this after temporary measures were instituted to deliver coal to the plant. On 5 December 2014, Eskom started major stage three load shedding in South Africa after the shut down of two power plants on 4 November (of said year) due to diesel shortages.

Cynthia Carroll at Anglo American (A) - Case - Faculty ...

Abstract. In 2007, Cynthia Carroll, the newly-appointed chief executive of mining giant Anglo American, was considering shutting down mines in South Africa for safety reasons, namely worker fatalities. No company had ever done so before.

South Africa power crisis: Severe blackouts shut down mines

South Africa power crisis: Severe blackouts shut down mines. ... The mining sector, a key part of the nation's economy, has been hit hard, with companies shutting down mines across the country.

Six killed in mining convoy attack in eastern Burkina Faso ...

The attack comes after 39 people were killed in a strike on a convoy carrying employees from the same mine in November 2019, shutting it down for almost a year.

South African Billionaire Patrice Motsepe And Norilsk ...

South African billionaire Patrice Motsepe is shutting down a struggling mining asset his African Rainbow Minerals co-owns with Norilsk Nickel of Russia. On the 1 …

South Africa mines to shut in nation-wide lockdown ...

Mining set to shut down in South Africa. Government orders 21-day lockdown Leadership 24 MAR 2020. Research Reports. Read the 2021 Project Pipeline Handbook by Mining Journal Intelligence.

Load-shedding is shutting down mines - MyBroadband

Load-shedding is shutting down mines. Platinum and gold mines in South Africa stopped operations as the country was hit by record levels of …

China orders coal mines to increase production as power ...

Updated 6:50 AM ET, Fri October 8, 2021. Hong Kong (CNN Business) China has ordered its coal mines to ramp up production in a bid to ease a power crisis, as …

'There's a lot of money down there': the deadly cities of ...

"The significant level at which mines are still shutting down and retrenching has a direct impact on the number of people going to the informal mining industry," says Kgothatso Nhlengethwa, a ...

Miners told to keep digging as foreign rivals shut down

Miners told to keep digging as foreign rivals shut down. BHP chief executive Mike Henry says the government has made clear it wants the resources sector to …

Musica closes down - BusinessTech

Musica closes down. Staff Writer 28 January 2021. Retail group Clicks says that it will be shutting down Musica in South Africa, after several years of decline. Clicks acquired the brand in …

Mining to shut down in South Africa - MiningNews.net

RIO Tinto is among the miners impacted by an order by the South African government to shut down for three weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Rio's Richards Bay Minerals operation in South Africa. Mine Risk Management > Covid-19. 24 March 2020.

Mining sites in Homa Bay shut on safety fears - Business Daily

Mining sites in Homa Bay shut on safety fears Thursday July 08 2021 An entry point to a tunnel used to mine gold in Kosele, Rachuonyo South Sub-county in Homa Bay County on July 8, 2021.

Mineral industry of Africa - Wikipedia

Africa's gold mine production was 522,000 kilograms/1,148,400 pounds in 2005, which was a decrease of 14% compared with that of 2000. Production was considerably less than that of 1990 because of the long-term decline in South African production. From 1990 to 2005, Africa's share of world gold mine production decreased from 32% to about 21%.

South Africa's power crisis shuts down mines across ...

JOHANNESBURG, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Power blackouts in South Africa caused by flash flooding have shut down mining operations across the country, several mining companies said on Tuesday. Harmony ...

Southern Africa Resource Watch | Glencore and the Shutting ...

Shutting down the mine will have a negative impact on the national economy, on local communities, and on the mines' employees (estimated to be more than 3 000 people). Glencore's alleged downward trend comes after a long period of improved cobalt prices on the international market.

Glencore closes operations in four countries ... - MINING.COM

The London-listed company said it would shutter its oil operations in Chad, some coal and ferroalloys operations in South Africa and Colombia, as well as nickel and zinc mines in Canada.

China's energy crisis shows just how hard it will be to ...

The state has been shutting down small and inefficient mines and putting restrictions on coal production. Consequently, coal output has been falling in …

5 Ways to Make Mining More Sustainable - Empowering Pumps ...

5. Shutting Down Illegal Mining. Illegal mining remains a significant issue for the industry — for example, experts estimate that around 14,000 people are currently involved in illegal mining in South Africa. There, illegal mining often takes place on properties not suited for large-scale mining and without regard to regulations that reduce ...

Glencore mulls shutting down South African coal mines, lay ...

Glencore mulls shutting down South African coal mines, lay offs. ... 2:29 pm Energy Africa Australia Europe Coal . Glencore is one of the biggest …

Africa's contrasts – (Re)emerging trends of mining in Africa

The increased costs obligations of mining companies in South Africa will result in a consequential increase in overheads and thus a potential for investment withdrawal (and deterrent) and the shutting down or scaling down of mines. The closing of mines or at the very least certain shafts will likely hugely impact the economic landscape of the ...

Gemfields to restart mines after covid-triggered halts ...

Gemfields to restart mines after covid-triggered halts. Kagem open-pit emerald mine. ( Image courtesy of Gemfields.) Precious gemstones miner Gemfields (LON: GEM) (JSE: GML) said on Monday is ...

ESM says mines 'immediately' shut down without shovels ...

ESM says mines 'immediately' shut down without shovels New owner of 2 PRB mines responds to court motion that could lead to company taking equipment

World's deepest gold mine shut down due to COVID-19

World, Africa, Latest on coronavirus outbreak World's deepest gold mine shut down due to COVID-19 Global gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti says …

Coronavirus shuts down many mines around the world | Local ...

The mines that shut down were primarily in South Africa, Peru, Mexico and some parts of Canada. A clearer picture of how the coronavirus epidemic is affecting gold output will begin to emerge ...