Africa Mining: Power cuts also affect First Quantum mines in Zambia

Zambia’s state power company Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) confirmed Tuesday it restricted power supply to First Quantum Minerals (LON:FQM) (TSX: FM) mines on Monday, amid an ongoing dispute over the implementation of new electricity tariffs.

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Africa Mining: Endiama, Blue Mining to explore niobium deposits in Angola


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The Blue Mining company is partnering Angolan state-owned diamond company Endiama to explore niobium deposits in Huí­la province, southern Angola, under a government authorization. Continue reading

Mozambique Mining: Construction begins for Savannah Resources Mutamba pilot project

mining_operations,_sized_59914e4448887Savannah Resources PLC (LON:SAV) told investors that construction work has started for the pilot plant at the Mutamba project in Mozambique. The plant is part of the bulk metallurgical test project at Mutamba. It will be a 20-tonne per hour facility, capable of producing bulk samples of concentrates from mineral sands. Continue reading

Africa Mining: High-grade rare earths confirmed at Burundi prospect

Stories about rare earth mining are few and far between with rare earth oxide prices having slumped for the past few years, but one project in East Africa is piquing the market’s attention. Continue reading

Global Industry: Tips To Nail Your Next Electrical Engineer Job Interview



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The interview process can be daunting, especially for new graduates looking to land their first job as an electrical engineer. That’s why prep work is important.


No, you can’t plan for every question you’ll be asked in an interview, but you can practice common questions so that you’ll be familiar enough to give a thoughtful answer.

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Africa Mining: Restricted Power Supply leads to Zambia’s copper mine stoppage

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Image of Nkana pit and headgear at Glencore Mopani complex by Per Arne Wilson

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Glencore’s Zambian Mopani Copper Mines unit suspended operations in certain areas on Saturday after the Copperbelt Energy Corporation (CEC) restricted power supply to its sites in both the Kitwe and Mufulira regions. Continue reading

Mozambique Mining: India’s Mercator Limited group seeks buyer for its coal mining licence


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The Indian group Mercator Limited, previously Mercator Lines Limited, aims to earn US$300 million from the sale of coal assets in Mozambique and Indonesia to finance the partial acquisition of the state-owned Dredging Corporation of India, reports the Indian newspaper The Economic Times. Continue reading