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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Sibanye appoints Maziya as nonexecutive director
    JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye Gold has appointed Savannah Maziya as a nonexecutive director following the resignation of Christopher Chadwick with effect from Tuesday. The South African multinational miner selected Maziya for her wealth of experience from the finance, mining, infrastructure and media sectors.
  • Oliphant on two-day visit to Vedanta zinc operations
    South Africa’s Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant on Wednesday ended a two-and-a-half day visit to Vedanta Zinc International’s Black Mountain complex in the Northern Cape where he was able to take a detailed look at the developmental, operational and social components of the mine’s activities.    Black Mountain mine, which produces zinc, lead, silver and copper, comprises the Deeps and Swartberg shafts and a processing plant, with the development of the new Gamsberg project well under way. The Deputy Minister, who officiated at the Gamsberg project's sod turning ceremony in July 2015, was accompanied by Vedanta Zinc International CEO Deshnee Naidoo during his visit, which began on Sunday evening. 
  • Mgojo elected president as chamber heads for new beginning, new name, rebranding
    It is an organisation that is more relevant today than it has ever been in its 128-year history. Its role is so much more than mining. It operates in a changing environment and needs to contemplate its own new identity and name.