[New Zimbabwe] The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s engineering unit, Inter-Rail -Tech is hoping to clinch lucrative deals in mining equipment manufacturing and repairing at this year's Mining, Engineering and Transport exhibition (Mine Entra) which kicks off in Bulawayo on Wednesday.
[New Zimbabwe] An estimated 30 000 people in six communities countrywide are set to be displaced to pave way for new mining initiatives without compensation, the Centre for Natural Resource Governance has said.
[Namibia Economist] The 7th Edition of Oranjemund Diamond Festival originally scheduled for 27 to 30 November has been postponed to next year from 01 to 04 April, 2020, the Oranjemund Town Council said this week.
[Namibian] The Mzilikazi Former Miners Association is calling upon the families and relatives of all the mineworkers who used to work in South Africa that succumbed to tuberculosis and silicosis during their employment and those who are still alive to register themselves to get benefits.
[The Herald] Demand for platinum is expected to shoot after Unki Mine's parent company, Anglo American Platinum and Platinum Group of Metals launched a next generation battery technology that uses platinum and palladium.
[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), through Fidelity Printers and Refiners, has increased the Gold Development Initiative Fund (GDIF) for small-scale gold miners to $200 million from $150 million in an effort to encourage miners to deliver their gold through formal channels.
[GroundUp] Government has given Australian-owned Tormin mine the go-ahead to vastly expand its current extraction of mineral sands on ten additional West Coast beaches and on an inland strip of old beach adjoining the existing mine near Lutzville.