Workers in the mining and energy sectors will benefit most from new minimum wages announced yesterday by Mozambique’s council of ministers, under which large mining, electricity, water and gas companies must now pay workers more than 6,000 meticais per [...]
South African energy company Sasol is tendering for construction companies to build a new training centre southern Mozambique to provide locals with the skills to needed to work on its oil and gas project in the province of Inhambane.
South Africa’s SacOil, one of the original proponents of the African Renaissance Pipeline (ARP) - a $6 billion project intended to bring gas from the Rovuma Basin fields in northern Mozambique to Gauteng Province in South Africa - has declined to sign a joint venture agreement to develop the [...]
The Moatize coal mine in Mozambique’s Tete province, operated by Brazilian miner Vale, produced 25% less coal in the first quarter of 2016 than it did in the last quarter of 2015. Results published today show the [...]
Eni East Africa, the Mozambique subsidiary of Italian oil and gas company Eni, is still working on winning government permits for onshore liquefaction facilities for its Area 4 gas project despite indications the company may only develop a floating LNG plant in [...]
Exxon is structuring its acquisition of a stake in Eni’s Offshore Area 4 in a way that suggests it has greater ambitions in Mozambique’s Offshore Rovuma Basin... US supermajor ExxonMobil is expected to announce a [...]
Indian mining company Jindal and the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric power plant appear to have resolved their differences over a long-delayed joint project to provide water to communities living in the Cahora Bassa district. However another foreign-owned [...]
The head of Mozambique’s tax authority, the Autoridade Tributária (AT), says the country’s foreign ministry is helping to resolve a long-running tax dispute over the sale of Rio Tinto’s Mozambican coal mining operations. Meanwhile, the AT is looking forward to bumper receipts from other coal [...]
Bauxite production in the province of Manica is running at around half normal levels due to a drop in demand from the producers’ main customer in Zambia, hitting revenues at one of the Mozambique’s oldest mining operations.
The limited technical capacity of Mozambique’s state oil and gas institutions means the government cannot afford to leave experienced petroleum professionals on the side lines, but the move may not sit well with new management at ENH. The former head [...]