Southern Africa Mining | Growth, increased employment, further development and hope for the people…
The world’s leading producer of diamond by value namely Botswana has dominated the national economy since the early 1990s. Diamond has been the leading component of Botswana’s mineral sector since day one of production. Additional commodities are copper, gold, nickel, and soda ash.
Water and diamonds are Lesotho’s significant natural resources. The diamonds in Lesotho are produced in Letseng, Mothae, Liqhobong and Kao mines.
The Mineral industry of Mozambique plays a significant role in the world’s production of aluminium, beryllium, and tantalum. Other domestically significant mineral processing operations included cement and natural gas.
Mining in Namibia plays a massive role and accounts for ¼ of the country’s economy. Namibia’s commodities include lead and zinc, cement, diamonds and uranium. Namibia is the fourth-largest exporter of nonfuel minerals in Africa.
Mining in South Africa has been the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa’s most advanced and richest economy. South Africa is the world’s biggest producer in gold, chrome, manganese, platinum, vanadium and vermiculite. This nation is too the second largest producer in of ilmenite, palladium, rutile and zirconium, and the world’s 3rd largest producer in coal.
Swaziland’s government has embraced the idea that small scale mining (SSM) operations may provide additional rural livelihoods opportunities for Swazi Citizens.
The Chamber of Mines of Zambia is registered as an association for mining employers and is concerned with supporting the interests of its members, and encouraging, protecting and fostering the Mining Industry of Zambia by achieving everything necessary in order to achieve such goals.
Zimbabwe’s reef is platinum-rich and has a high base metal content resulting in high by-product credits and a very attractive economy. The Chamber of Mines on Zimbabwe monitors and regulates the country’s mineral industry. The country has reserves of metallurgical-grade chromite and additional commercial mineral deposits such as coal, asbestos, copper, nickel, gold, platinum and iron ore.
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