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Diamond Producers to continue operations despite COVID-19 outbreak

Even in these uncertain times, traditional diamond producers remain confident about future demand. Despite the current COVID-19 outbreak, on Friday (27th March), Anglo American announced that production will continue across several African diamond assets with considerably reduced employee numbers. Individual mines will continue operating with only 50% of workers remaining. …

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How can mining help to change South Africa’s economic outlook after the country emerges from the COVID-19 crisis?

The Minerals Council of South Africa believes that mining could be critical and particularly effective in helping to boost economic recovery after the country emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. It is evident that to tackle the effects of the current situation, South Africa will be required to pass a set …

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Skorpion Zinc Mine suspends operations

Vedanta Zinc International has suspended operations at its Skorpion Zinc Mine. Vedanta, a unit of diversified miner Vedanta Resources, said the decision to place Skorpion Zinc on care and maintenance, was inspired by failures that have paralysed a significant portion of the open-cast mine. According to the company, the failures, …

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