Brazilian mining giant Vale and the Mozambican government have been hiding figures that show dangerous and illegal levels of air pollution in Moatize, where Vale operates two coal mines
Police fired tear gas on striking coal miners in the province of Tete on Thursday, who were protesting at poor treatment by an Indian contractor of Indian state-owned mining consortium ICVL — which is hoping to expand its activities in the province.
Indian steel producer Jindal has finally resettled 100 families from its coal mine in Tete province, seven years after it [...]
Severe rains in Tete province hit Vale’s coal production in the first three months of 2019, with total production down 29% on the previous quarter, and production of higher-value metallurgical coal down 36%. Heavy [...]
Nine people have died and thousands have been left homeless by the flooding in Tete that has caused almost MZN 1 billion ($16 million) worth of damage to infrastructure in the province. The bridge over the Revubue, which connects Moatize with the city of [...]
Brazilian mining company Vale has agreed to make a $1.67 million payout to compensate a community of brick-makers in Moatize, who lost their livelihoods when work began at the mine ten years ago. Representatives of the two parties signed a memorandum of understanding in Moatize on Wednesday, [...]
Employees of an Indian mining contractor working on ICVL’s coal mine in Tete province went on strike this week alleging a lack of medical assistance and protective equipment, and discrimination and contempt for their labour union.
A shutdown at one of Vale’s mines in Mozambique’s Tete province that began a week ago still shows no sign of ending, after protesters rejected a request from a government minister to allow the mine to resume operations. The protesters, from the Nhantchere neighbourhood of the village of [...]
Hopes of developing coal-bed methane (CBM) production in Mozambique are being frustrated due to disagreement between gas exploration and production companies and coal miners whose concessions are located where the CBM is expected to be found, [...]