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Keith Campbell

Keith Campbell is a Senior Contributing Editor for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

He holds a master's degree in international relations from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

 

Japan working with South Africa to reduce risks in deep-level mines

Japan is assisting South Africa with research into seismicity and mining. “We have joint research on mitigating seismic risks in South African mines,” reports Japanese Ambassador to South Africa Yutaka Yoshizawa. “Japan experiences a lot of...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 26th September 2014
 

How Peru seeks to ensure mining helps local communities

South Africans are displaying increasing interest in the manner in which Peru, another leading mining country, is managing its mining sector and in particular ensuring that the industry contributes to the socioeconomic development of the...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 19th September 2014
 

Irish-owned Moz heavy-sands miner widens loss despite 26% production increase

Irish-based miner Kenmare Resources, which owns and operates the Moma titanium minerals mine in Mozambique’s Nampula province, has reported a net loss of $31.8-million for the first semester this year (for the first half of last year, the net...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 12th September 2014
 

Mining, taxation – and honey

The Mozambican Government believes that the changes to the country's mining taxation code which have recently been approved by the Assembly of the Republic (Parliament) will significantly increase the revenues of the State. The estimation is that...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 5th September 2014
 

Indian acquisition is losing money and Mozambique wants it taxed

The financial director of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has revealed the losses currently being borne by the Benga coal operation in Mozambique’s Tete province. Anil Chaudhary reported that Benga’s production costs were $165/t...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 29th August 2014
 

Vale details activities in Mozambique

Brazilian mining major Vale’s Moatize mine in the Tete province of Mozambique produced some 4-million tons of coal last year, its second full year of operation. This was reported by the group’s subsidiary, Vale Moçambique, in its recently...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 22nd August 2014
 

Indian company to rapidly increase production at Mozambique mine

Indian State-owned overseas coal mining group International Coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) has reported that it plans to triple production at its soon-to-be acquired Benga mine in Mozambique over the next three years. The company recently agreed a...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 15th August 2014
 

Vale’s African production rises, Rio Tinto sells Mozambique assets

Brazilian mining major Vale has reported a stronger performance by its Moatize coal operation in Mozambique during the second quarter of this year (2Q14) in comparison to the first quarter (1Q14). Vale’s Carborough Downs coal operation in...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 8th August 2014
 

Mozambique coal projects set to change hands while Maputo ponders aid to sector

It has been reported from New Delhi that India’s International Coal Ventures Private Limited (ICVL) was set to buy 65% of the Benga coal operation in the Tete province of Mozambique as well as two other coal projects – Tete East and Zambeze...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 1st August 2014
 

Rio Tinto reportedly selling Moz coal asset to Indian company

It has been reported from New Delhi that India’s International Coal Ventures Private Limited (ICVL) was set to buy 65% of the Benga coal operation in the Tete province of Mozambique as well as two other coal projects – Tete East and Zambeze...
By: Keith Campbell
Published on 25th July 2014
 

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