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ZIMBABWE Chief Mining Commissioner, Fredson Mabhena, was the biggest winner at the just-ended Africa #Mining Conference after he won a coveted diamond from De Beers.
2. Indigenisation is not nationalisation
"Indigenisation is not nationalisation. It is not forced on an investor," Prince Mupazviriho, permanent secretary of the ministry of mines in Zimbabwe, told the Africa Mining Congress.
3. Policy savvy African governments will be the ones that move ahead
African governments that adopted smart mining policies would move ahead of those that did not and improve the legacy of their people, independent mining strategist Ted Blom* said on Tuesday.
4. New China / Africa mining beneficiation fund launched
A new collaborative China/Africa private equity fund that embraces value-adding beneficiation in Africa, has been launched to boost mining on the continent.
5. Mozambique project update
Mozambique Ports and Railways has identified the installation of transport infrastructure as an investment priority to allow the country to further exploit the massive coal reserves located in Tete province. Already major international mining companies, including Vale of Brazil and Rio Tinto, are producing coal for which output is destined mainly for export markets in South-East Asia and the Far East.