Brazilian mining giant Vale announced this week a “reassessment” of its strategy for mining coal in Mozambique, but the company’s problems go back years and are more complex than its announcement suggests, according to analysts.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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, [...]
Two people were killed on Tuesday morning after being hit by a coal transport train shortly after it left the Port of Beira in central Mozambique, en route to the coal mining region of Tete. The train, belonging to [...]
A Mozambican community resettled by Brazilian coal miner Vale says the company has desecrated its cemetery to make way for an expansion of its coal mine, without respecting an agreement to move the remains of those buried to a new cemetery at the [...]