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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - The Tanzanian president has ordered the mining ministry to suspend the granting of new licenses, a statement from State House said on Tuesday, the latest twist in an ongoi

Tanzanian lawmakers approved two laws that enable the government to renegotiate contracts with mining and energy companies as the state seeks a greater share of revenue from its natural resources.

Mbombela - Atha-Africa Ventures, the Indian company at the centre of a high-stakes battle over mining in protected areas, says it is far from ready to break new ground at the contested Mabola Prote

Residents of Dean Town in Korkoyah District, Bong County are rising against the operation of MNG Gold Mining Company on claims that the company has refused to employ the locals or allow them to car

Fourteen out of 19 illegal small scale miners (galamseyers) have been trapped in the belly of the earth since Sunday, July 2.

On a continent better known for enriching colonisers and corporations by exporting its gold, copper and diamonds, so-called "development minerals" - ranging from limestone to granite - could help A

This report is the first output of a major international research project coordinated by IDDRI and Climates Strategies, entitled “Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal”, bringing together leading research institutes in several major coal producing and consuming countries.

Holding a plastic bottle of toxic mercury with his bare hands on an illegal gold mining barge in the Amazon basin, the 22-year-old miner says he is well aware of the dangers of the job.

A group of Australian farmers have joined the large coalition of groups fighting against Adani’s giant Carmichael coalmine, after they became concerned about the affects the mine would have on grou

A ban on open-pit mining in the Philippines enforced by former environment minister Regina Lopez has "no legal basis" and is under review, a senior government official said, the first sign that dra

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