Mining giant Rio Tinto has entered into a new consortium agreement with junior Savannah Resources to co-operate on developing their neighbouring heavy minerals sands mining projects in Mozambique, even though government approval to combine their projects [...]
British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto and London-listed junior Savannah Resources have extended the deadline for the Mozambique government to approve their heavy sands mining joint venture by 10 days, raising hopes that a decision could be imminent. The two companies plan to start [...]
The ongoing conflict in western Mozambique is causing disquiet in neighbouring Zimbabwe where more than 2,000 Mozambicans have fled from fighting between government and Renamo soldiers. In Manicaland, the Zimbabwean [...]
Mozambique’s transport ministry is tendering for private companies to refurbish and take over management of four small airports at key tourist destinations in the country – including Inhambane and the historic Ilha de Moçambique.
A new 40 MW gas-fired power station in Mozambique’s province of Gaza is standing idle while Mozambique’s national electricity utility EDM sorts out its gas supply, which could take until the start of 2017. Construction [...]
The water system administration for southern Mozambique, Ara-Sul, is tendering for a consultant to come up with a financing strategy for a proposed dam on the River Limpopo in Gaza province, and other investment opportunities for the private sector that [...]
While northern Mozambique is again contending with floods, parts of southern Mozambique could need food aid for another 12 months if rains do not reach them soon Communities in Gaza province in southern Mozambique who have been worst-hit by failed rains for a second consecutive year [...]