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1. Miner spends Sh2.4 on community development projects
  Monday, February 15, 2016  by Admin
  An international mining firm, Acacia Buzwagi Gold Mine, operating in Kahama district, spent Sh2.4bn last year to help villagers in the district with various community development projects.

The firmís General Manager Asa Mwaipopo said the funds were spent on science labs construction at Ngokolo and Old Shinyanga primary schools, both located in Shinyanga municipality.

According to Mwaipopo, other projects were construction of a health centre and six water wells in Mwendakulima ward.

For his part, the mineís Relations Officer, Moses Msoffe, said other areas such as construction of three houses for flood victims in Mwakata village, as well as construction of roads in Chapulwa village and installation of traffic lights in Kahama township.

In a separate development, a health centre in Mwendakulima village has no telescope, which leads to poor service delivery in the area.
2. Mineral officials assure workers on safety of tanzanite mines
  Monday, February 8, 2016  by Admin
  The tanzanite mines at Mererani in Simanjiro District of Manyara Region are safe and show no signs that they will collapse as some miners claimed, according to senior mineral officials.

Deputy commissioner for minerals Ally Samaje said here over the weekend that findings from a recent inspection on Tanzanite One located in the remote area of Mererani, showed that the mine was not in danger of sinking.

He said the inspection was part of implementation by his office of an order by Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Manyara regional security committees after some of the mine workers claimed that there were signs that the mine would sink.
3. Search for oil, gas on high-tech aerial mode
  Monday, November 16, 2015  by Admin
  THE search for oil and gas has gained a new thrust as the country introduces for the first time the use of state-of-the-art aircrafts to prospect for the precious resources through a technology dubbed airborne gravity gradiometry survey.
4. Tanzania talks with Total, BP on hydrocarbon exploration
  Monday, October 27, 2014  by Admin
  Tanzania has held talks with France's Total and Britain's BP over oil and gas exploration, its energy ministry said on Saturday, aiming to add to major companies active in its thriving energy sector.
5. Pact to benefit Handeni miners
  Monday, October 13, 2014  by Admin
  SMALL-SCALE miners in Handeni District, who penned an agreement with Canaco Tanzania, will earn 2 per cent Net Smelter Revenue.
6. State to earn more from gold royalties
  Friday, October 10, 2014  by Admin
  THE GOVERNMENT amended its Gold Mine Development Agreement (MDA) with Geita Gold Mine, in a quest to boost its earnings from the mineral resources through the revised royalty computation.
7. State improves collection of mining royalties
  Wednesday, October 8, 2014  by Admin
  THE government, through Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) collected over 5bn/- in royalties from mining companies between June, 2011 and August, 2014, a substantial improvement from the previous annual collections of 3m/-.
8. Women in small-scale mining seek equipment, capital aid
  Wednesday, September 24, 2014  by Admin
  Women digging into the countryís male dominated small scale mining sector are calling on the government to support them with requisite equipment and working capital even as reports say 3.
9. Gold output at state-owned mine set to increase
  Friday, September 19, 2014  by Admin
  The government eyes to increase gold production at its Stamigold Biharamulo gold mine, formerly owned by African Barrick Gold, to 40,000 ounces by next year, almost four times its expected output for 2014.
10. PPF invests in oil, gas rich Mtwara
  Monday, September 15, 2014  by Admin
  Erecting an ultra-modern shopping mall in Mtwara municipality is one of PPF Pension Fundís plans aimed at extending its wings in the southern part of the country. The diversification move comes at the time when foreign companies are flocking into the southern part of Tanzania for extraction of gas and oil potentialities.
11. Dar to host major gas meeting next month
  Monday, September 15, 2014  by Admin
  A major gas stakeholders meeting will be held next month in Dar es Salaam bringing together economists, planners and statisticians the Presidentís Office has announced. Principal Economist, in the President Office, Planning Commission, Omari Juma, told a news conference yesterday in Dar es Salaam that the meeting will look into investment, management of revenues and local content surrounding gas extraction.
12. Motorists encouraged to use natural gas
  Monday, September 8, 2014  by Admin
  MOTORISTS have been advised to use compressed natural gas (CNG) for their vehicles. The Principal Engineer from Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), Mr Modestus Lumato, said this on Friday in Dar es Salaam as he underscored how natural gas can play an important role in driving the country's economy.
13. Coal mine to last century producing 300mw
  Wednesday, August 27, 2014  by Admin
  THE government has been assured that Ngaka coal mine reserves can serve the country for more than 100 years producing 300KW of power and other commercial needs.
14. Quality gold rolls out of Biharamulo Mine line
  Friday, August 22, 2014  by Admin
  THE official launch of gold bars weighing 25 kilogrammes by the State Mining Corporation (STAMICO), through its Stamigold subsidiary, on Thursday signified the first production of the precious mineral by a purely indigenous company and expert
15. Tanzania touted gemstone hub in Africa
  Tuesday, August 19, 2014  by Admin
  TANZANIA will be the hub of gemstone business in Africa after being identified as among of the Ďmineral-richestí countries in Africa, it has been revealed.

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