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Children drop out of school to work in gold mining in ...

 · The classrooms in Chalaua administrative post, Moma district, northern Mozambique, are empty because the children there prefer gold mining to studying, Civilimo, an information agency for Mozambican NGOs, writes today. Civilimo cites Nailocone, …

Risk - Company that exploits rubies in Mozambique reports ...

Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM) has reported "modern slavery" situations involving illegal miners operating in its concession area. "Miners are indeed victims of modern slavery," reads a press release issued by the company that exploits rubies in northern Mozambique, after the inquiries it has launched following deadly accidents in illegal mining wells.

Mozambique government promotes fairs for the legal sale of ...

 · The third edition of the Nampula Gem Fair (Fagena), attended by exhibitors, traders and authorities, is a way to discourage the illegal marketing of precious and non-precious minerals in Mozambique, said the provincial director of Mineral Resources and Energy. “The city of Nampula is Mozambique ...

Mozambique hosts international precious stones fair | Club ...

 · The city of Nacala, northern Mozambique, from 12 to 15 September will this year host the first edition of the International Precious Stones Fair, said the Nampula provincial director of Mineral Resources. Olavo Deniasse said that the fair, which is expected to be annual, aims to “enhance mining …

Mozambican police seize three tons of precious stones in ...

 · The Republic of Mozambique Police General Command (PRM) announced today the seizure of three tons of precious stones from illegal mining in the northern province of Nampula. Speaking at a weekly police press conference, PRM General Command spokesman Inácio Dina said that the precious stones were ...

Risk - Company that exploits rubies in Mozambique reports ...

Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRM) has reported "modern slavery" situations involving illegal miners operating in its concession area. "Miners are indeed victims of modern slavery," reads a press release issued by the company that exploits rubies in northern Mozambique, after the inquiries it has launched following deadly accidents in illegal mining wells.

Mining | Grupo Videre

Grupo Videre Mining is a Mozambican mining company whose main activity lies in the exploration and Mining of gold, tantalite, semi and precious stones, emeralds, tourmaline, aquamarine, morganite and others. Grupo Videre Mining recently acquired shares in a graphite project located in the Balama area in Montepuez, Cabo Delgado.

Mozambique hosts international precious stones fair – …

 · The city of Nacala, northern Mozambique, from 12 to 15 September will this year host the first edition of the International Precious Stones Fair, said the Nampula provincial director of Mineral Resources. Olavo Deniasse said that the fair, which is expected to be annual, aims to “enhance mining ...

niassa in mozambique mining - Marine Taxis

The Problems of Artisanal Gold Mining in Mozambique - IUCN. Under the legislation in force in Mozambique, artisanal mining operations are those .... particularly in Tete, Niassa, Sofala, Zambezia and Nampula provinces. Read More

New Mozambique geological map

 · The Mozambican Mining Resources Ministry in Maputo Maputo, Mozambique --- 12 March 2012 - The Mozambique’s Mining Resources Ministry (Mirem) has launched and released the new geological map-book of Mozambique which, on a 1:1 000 000 scale, outlines the geology of Mozambique and its potential, including new information such as updated …

Australian miner finds precious stones in Mozambique

Australian Stock Exchange-listed Mustang Resources has announced that it has recovered ten rubies during exploration and trenching work at its Montepuez project in Mozambique. The rubies totalled ...

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique - …

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique. ... and illegal miners — a group which includes foreign nationals — who intend to continue mining the precious stones illegally at the expense of the state of Mozambique. These illegal miners mostly come from Tanzania, Senegal, and Somalia, alongside Mozambicans from the provinces of ...

Mozambique News Agency - AIM Reports

Police have seized about 100 kilos of tourmalines at Nampula International Airport, in the north of the country, thus aborting an attempt to smuggle the precious stones to China. According to a report in the daily “O Pais”, the tourmalines were about to be loaded onto a Kenya Airways flight to Nairobi.

Mozambique compensates denouncers of illegal gem trade ...

 · For example, the provincial government of Nampula in northern Mozambique estimates that there are nearly 6,000 illegal artisanal mining operations in the area where gemstones are found. Concern over the matter was manifested by the provincial governor, Victor Borges, during the opening of the 4 th Stones and Gems Fair in the city of Nampula ...

New Mozambique geological map

 · The Mozambican Mining Resources Ministry in Maputo Maputo, Mozambique --- 12 March 2012 - The Mozambique’s Mining Resources Ministry (Mirem) has launched and released the new geological map-book of Mozambique which, on a 1:1 000 000 scale, outlines the geology of Mozambique and its potential, including new information such as updated international coding of …

Mozambique | ASM

In view of the important revenue stream that is coloured gems, the Nampula provincial government announced the opening of a $ million gem and other precious stones certification centre. Despite the role played by precious stones in Mozambique’s economy the country is not a participant or observer of the Kimberly Process.

Mining - Mozambique - tax, sector

Mozambique's only graphite mine closed in 1999, because of a tax dispute. A significant amount of gold and gemstones was smuggled out of the country each year—4,000– 5,000 kg of gold, valued at $50–$62 million, and $50 million worth of gemstones. GDP grew by 3.8% in …

(PDF) Mineral resources potential in Mozambique

and precious metals in Mozambique. ... Mineral resources potential in Mozambique. ... The main objective of the project was to increase private mining sector investments in Mozambique …

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique - …

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique. ... and illegal miners — a group which includes foreign nationals — who intend to continue mining the precious stones illegally at the expense of the state of Mozambique. These illegal miners mostly come from Tanzania, Senegal, and Somalia, alongside Mozambicans from the provinces of ...

Copper-Bearing (Paraíba-Type) Tourmaline from Mozambique

eastern portion of the Alto Ligonha pegmatite district. Most of the production has come from arti- ... southwest of the city of Nampula, from which the mining area can be reached in a sturdy vehicle in 21 ... (heated stone, courtesy of Mozambique Gems). A 1 ct diamond is shown for scale (courtesy of GIA). Photo by Robert Weldon.

Montepuez Ruby Mining, Mozambique | Gemfields

Open-Pit Mining. Montepuez is an open-pit ruby mine. The mining area has two types of mineralisation, primary and secondary. The primary deposit is where the rubies were originally formed over 500 million years ago. These rubies tend to be flat crystals, retaining their original shape.

How Eduardo Mondlane Av. was turned into a ... - Mozambique

The alleged appearance of precious stones unearthed by roadworks along Avenida Eduardo Mondlane in the city of Nampula has drawn many there looking for gems among the rubble. Earth-moving machines are still working but the would-be prospectors are immune to the danger. The provincial directorate of ...

Update on Gemstone Mining in Northern Mozambique | Gems ...

Update on Gemstone Mining in Northern Mozambique. Wim Vertriest and Vincent Pardieu ... east of Ocua (figure 9), a village near the southern border of the Cabo Delgado province on the road linking Pemba and Nampula. All the mining was done by artisanal miners. ... of the road, where tourmaline was recently discovered. In this new area, we could ...

The Path to Paraiba Winds Through Mozambique — Pala ...

Mozambique. The key hectare paraiba tourmaline mine is near Nampula, in the Alto Lingonha area (red dot #1 on the map). To see Mozambique in the context of African mineral localities, see this map. (Map from “Gem Localities of the 1990s,” Gems & Gemology, Winter 2000)

Mozambique compensates denouncers of illegal gem trade ...

 · For example, the provincial government of Nampula in northern Mozambique estimates that there are nearly 6,000 illegal artisanal mining operations in the area where gemstones are found. Concern over the matter was manifested by the provincial governor, Victor Borges, during the opening of the 4 th Stones and Gems Fair in the city of Nampula ...

Mozambique government promotes fairs for the legal sale of ...

 · The third edition of the Nampula Gem Fair (Fagena), attended by exhibitors, traders and authorities, is a way to discourage the illegal marketing of precious and non-precious minerals in Mozambique, said the provincial director of Mineral Resources and Energy. “The city of Nampula is Mozambique ...

Mining in Mozambique: overview | Practical Law

Mining in Mozambique: overviewby Leopoldo de Amaral and Kaina Mussagy, SAL & Caldeira AdvogadosRelated ContentThis article highlights some of the key legal issues commonly associated with the exploration and extraction of mineral resources in Mozambique. These issues form part of any due diligence exercise conducted by an investor proposing to acquire mining assets or an interest in a mining ...

Mineral industry of Mozambique - Wikipedia

The mineral industry of Mozambique plays a significant role in the world's production of aluminium, ... tourmaline, and other gemstones. Carbomoc E.E., which was the country's only coal producer, is state-owned. Commodities ... is engaged in mineral sand mining in Angoche District, Nampula province in northern Mozambique.

Mozambique: Tenders for Mining Precious Stones in Nacala-a ...

The Mozambican government plans to lease out three blocks in the northern district of Nacala-a-Velha for prospection for precious and semi-precious stones. Mozambique: Tenders for Mining Precious ...

Gemfields Mozambique mine to yield rubies for ... - MINING.COM

 · Precious stones miner Gemfields (LON:GEM) announced Tuesday that an independent report has confirmed its majority-owned Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique has enough reserves to last at least 20 years.

Videos Document Torture of Ruby Miners in Mozambique ...

 · Reports by Rádio Moçambique tell of a warlike atmosphere in the ruby mine caused by disputes between the land grant holder Montepuez Ruby Mining Ltd, and illegal miners — a group which includes foreign nationals — who intend to continue mining the precious stones illegally at the expense of the state of Mozambique. These illegal miners ...

Centre to certify gems & minerals ... - Club of Mozambique

A US$50 million certification centre for gems and precious stones will open this March in the coastal district of Nacala-a-Velha in northern Mozambique. Part of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education’s technology parks initiative, the centre will also assess the commercial quality