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Mining stakeholders want consultation on policies that affect industry

B & FT Online 07 Feb 2023
While recognising that “fiscal issues sit with the Ministry of Finance”, Chief Executive of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, Sulemanu Koney, said the sector ministry and Minerals Commission should be given a say in potential changes to the fiscal regime ... The ‘Pre-Mining Indaba Network ...

Illegal miners block Birim River; destroy hectares of farmlands

Business Ghana 07 Feb 2023
An Inter-Ministerial Committee on illegal Mining (IMCIM) was also set up, comprising relevant ministries, such as Lands and Natural Resources, Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), Local Government and Rural Development, Defence and the Interior, to help bring sanity to the small-scale mining sector.

Namibian ministries lack coordination in mining sector: sub-committee

The Star 07 Feb 2023
... concerning the issuance of exploration mining licences.

Ministry to benefit from MOU

FBC News 07 Feb 2023
The Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources is optimistic that its ...

Logar Residents Call for Resumed Work on Planned Mes Aynak Museum

Tolo News 07 Feb 2023
According to officials of this museum, the historical artifacts obtained from the area of the Mes Aynak mine will be preserved. “Efforts are being made to resume construction on a special museum, and we have talked with the Ministry of Information and Culture officials, and they ...

Azerbaijan Again Cuts Off Artsakh’s Gas Supply

Asbarez 07 Feb 2023
The Artsakh foreign ministry pointed out in a statement on Monday that this was the fifth time since the blockade began on December 12 that Azerbaijan has impeded the flow of gas from Armenia through a pipeline, which passes through territory under Azerbaijani occupation.

Oil Updates — Crude up; Turkiye’s Ceyhan oil terminal halted after quake  

Arab News 07 Feb 2023
Oil output was up to an average of 784,343 barrels per day in December 2022, compared with production of 745,325 bpd in the same month in 2021, the Ministry of Mines and Energy said in a statement ... Average oil production for the year rose 2.42 percent to 754,199 bpd, the ministry said, up from an average of 736,357 bpd in 2021.

Saudi Arabia expands its mineral exploration with 377 mining complexes  

Arab News 06 Feb 2023
This saw the number of mining complexes in the Kingdom as of the end of 2022 rising to 377, with an estimated area of 44,365 sq ... The Ministry upgraded its mining investment law in 2020 to develop the mining sector and designed a long-term integrated mining system aimed at protecting both employees and the environment.

Coal Minister to address 62nd Central Geological Programming Board meeting on 9 February

Live Mint 06 Feb 2023
Union Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi will address the 62nd Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) meeting on 9 February. The meeting is organised by the Geological Survey of India (GSI) under the Ministry of Mines. It will be held under the chairmanship of Vivek Bharadwaj, secretary, Ministry of Mines.

Mantashe: 2022 a difficult year, mining production hit by soaring energy prices and geopolitical dynamics

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2023
“A year ago, he promised that a functioning online mining cadastre was the ministry’s top priority ... “Merging the ministries in 2019 was a strategic mistake, which needs to be addressed urgently given the ongoing Eskom crisis and its impact on mining production, mineral exports and the country’s current account,” he warned.

Burkina Faso denies favoring Nordgold over gold mine permit

Mining Dot Com 06 Feb 2023
The government – which took power in September in the country’s second coup in just eight months – granted a gold mining permit to Nordgold in December. Nordgold operates the Bissa and Bouly mines in the gold-rich West African country ... Mines ministry official Jean-Baptise Kabore said the mine aims to start production this year.

Burkina Faso denies giving mining permit to Nordgold to woo Russia

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
Cape TownBurkina Faso did not award a mining permit to Nordgold just because it is a Russian company, its mines minister told Reuters on Sunday, rebuffing Western concerns that the ruling junta is seeking closer ties with Moscow ... Mines ministry official Jean-Baptise Kabore said the mine aims to start production this year.

Busa and BLSA pen letter to Ramaphosa on potential Cabinet reshuffle

Independent online (SA) 06 Feb 2023
Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy. • There will be particular focus on this ministry in your reshuffle from business and international investors ... • Given the distinct issues facing energy and mining, we recommend you consider again separating these two ministries (though below we also suggest some combinations of other ministries).

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