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Xolobeni Data

Xolobeni Information

  • General 2015-05-10
    The project faces very strong local and environmental opposition and is currently the subject of legislation on restricting mining activities in particular areas in South Africa. The government has withdrawn the mining right and allowed a small window for the company to reapply.

Related News

  • Minister halts TEM’s Xolobeni mining application 2016-09-16
    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has placed an 18-month moratorium on Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources’ (TEM’s) application to mine at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape. TEM is a subsidiary of ASX-listed Mineral Commodities, which announced in July that it plans to sell its stake in Xolobeni to empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid continued opposition by community members.
  • Minister halts TEM’s Xolobeni mining application 2016-09-16
    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has placed an 18-month moratorium on Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources’ (TEM’s) application to mine at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape. TEM is a subsidiary of ASX-listed Mineral Commodities, which announced in July that it plans to sell its stake in Xolobeni to empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid continued opposition by community members.
  • MRC to sell Xolobeni stake 2016-07-18
    ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) plans to sell its 56% stake in Transworld Energy and Resources to its black economic-empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid alleged continued violence and threats in the local Xolobeni community. MRC on Monday said it is shedding its stake as it believes the Xolobeni mineral sands project, owned by Transworld, will likely be better off in the hands of South Africans.
  • MRC to sell Xolobeni stake 2016-07-18
    ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) plans to sell its 56% stake in Transworld Energy and Resources to its black economic-empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid alleged continued violence and threats in the local Xolobeni community. MRC on Monday said it is shedding its stake as it believes the Xolobeni mineral sands project, owned by Transworld, will likely be better off in the hands of South Africans.
  • ASX: MRC to divest Xolobeni Minerals Sands Project to BEE Partner 2016-07-17

Xolobeni News

  • Minister halts TEM’s Xolobeni mining application 2016-09-16
    Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has placed an 18-month moratorium on Transworld Energy and Mineral Resources’ (TEM’s) application to mine at Xolobeni in the Eastern Cape. TEM is a subsidiary of ASX-listed Mineral Commodities, which announced in July that it plans to sell its stake in Xolobeni to empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid continued opposition by community members.
  • MRC to sell Xolobeni stake 2016-07-18
    ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) plans to sell its 56% stake in Transworld Energy and Resources to its black economic-empowerment partner Keysha Investments amid alleged continued violence and threats in the local Xolobeni community. MRC on Monday said it is shedding its stake as it believes the Xolobeni mineral sands project, owned by Transworld, will likely be better off in the hands of South Africans.
  • ASX: MRC to divest Xolobeni Minerals Sands Project to BEE Partner 2016-07-17

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Nearby Location News

  • Liqhobong mine enters final commissioning stages   2016-10-06
    All major construction activities at Aim-listed Firestone Diamonds’ 75%-owned Liqhobong mine, in Lesotho, have been completed. Mining activities have started and the commissioning of the processing plant is now in its final stages.
  • Firestone Diamonds one step away from completing Lesotho diamond mine 2016-09-28
    Aim-listed Firestone Diamonds has “one more item” left before its one-million-carat-a-year Liqhobong project, in Lesotho, enters production in the fourth quarter. During a media briefing, in Johannesburg, on Wednesday, CEO Stuart Brown said the company had around 90 000 t of ore stockpiled and ready to be processed, adding that the final recovery sorthouse would be completed in the coming week.
  • Gem Diamonds' Letšeng mine a cut above 2016-05-17
    The Lesotho diamond mine’s strong start to the year helped to counter the downsizing of operations elsewhere
  • Tronox opens new R3.3bn Fairbreeze mineral sands mine in KZN 2016-04-21
    Heavy minerals mining company Tronox recently opened its new R3.3-billion Fairbreeze mine in KwaZulu-Natal. Creamer Media's Sashnee Moodley speaks to Mining Weekly editor Martin Creamer about the developments.
  • Tronox opens new R3.3bn Fairbreeze mineral sands mine in KZN 2016-04-19
    Heavy minerals mining company Tronox on Tuesday officially opened its new R3.3-billion Fairbreeze mine in KwaZulu-Natal. This is the latest mine of the New York Stock Exchange-listed Tronox, headed by chairperson and CEO Tom Casey.

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