Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 9 September, 2019Agenda:
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.
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.
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 [...]
Indian mining company ICVL has finally agreed to resettle the community living next to its coal mine in the province of Tete, after the Mozambican authorities allegedly froze the [...]
New coal-fired power projects continue to be proposed in Mozambique, despite the fact that multiple projects are already under consideration - and none have yet made it off the drawing board. The latest company to [...]
Indian state-owned mining group ICVL has restarted coal mining in Mozambique, having left the Benga mine idle since [...]
Rio Tinto, its former CEO Tom Albanese, and former CFO Guy Elliott have been charged with fraud by the United States’ Securities and Exchange Commission over the company’s acquisition of coal mines in Mozambique’s Tete province, which lost the company [...]