Eritrea Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Nevsun completes switch to zinc · Frik Els | Sep. 9, 2016, 3:52 AM | | 0. Vancouver-based miner ships first zinc concentrate from flagship Bisha mine in Eritrea which started life as a gold-silver project in 2010.

Bisha High Grade Open Pit Copper-Zinc Mine | Nevsun Resources

Bisha, a high grade open pit mine, generates revenue from both copper and zinc concentrates containing gold and silver by-products. ... Bisha is a large, high-grade volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) deposit located 150km west of Asmara, Eritrea, East Africa. The Bisha Mine benefits from high grade base metal...

Eritrea looks to build mining sector to kick-start economy - Reuters

Feb 26, 2016 ... Eritrea expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper, zinc and potash as one of Africa's poorest nations looks to build an industry that can kick-start its economy, a top mining official told Reuters.

Gold Mining in Eritrea | Investing News Network

Oct 4, 2015 ... While Eritrea's gold deposits are unlikely to rival the size of other African countries such as South Africa, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrean gold deposits will benefit from favourable mining economics due to the small amount of vegetation and overburden covering the mineral reserve.

Topic - Eritrea - Mining Weekly

19th January 2018 Canadian miner Nevsun Resources has ensured improved zinc recoveries at its zinc/copper/gold Bisha mine, in Eritrea, through its decision in August to ... However, the news late on Wednesday was not enough to bolster investor sentiment on Thursday, as the company's struggling copper output again.

China's Gold Mining Project in Eritrea - TesfaNews

Oct 29, 2014 ... BY TESFANEWS. THE Koka Gold Mining project in Eritrea is one of the few mining projects that are owned by Chinese companies. Its operator, the Zara Mining Share Company (ZMSC), is a Gold focused company owned 60% by China SFECO Group, which is a subsidiary of Shanghai Construction Group...

PHOTO: Nevsun's Bisha Mining in Eritrea - Current - TesfaNews

Dec 25, 2010 ... Nevsun Resources Ltd. is gold and base metal developer focused on the rapid completion and production of the Bisha Mine in Eritrea, Africa. The Bisha Project is a fully financed and permitted high-grade gold, copper and zinc deposit with operations to commence in late 2010. It is projected to produce:...

Canadian firm to face historic legal case over alleged labour abuses ...

Nov 23, 2017 ... Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court. ... A truck arrives to ferry excavated gold, copper and zinc ore from the main mining pit at the Bisha Mining Share Company in Eritrea. Photograph:...

Canadian firm faces new forced labour claims over Eritrean mine ...

Oct 14, 2016 ... The gold, copper and zinc pit at Bisha mine, north-west Eritrea. Former workers are involved in a civil action against Nevsun Resources, which majority-owns the mine. Photograph: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters. Dozens of Eritreans are to join a groundbreaking civil action in Canada as plaintiffs in a lawsuit...

Visit to the Bisha Mine in Eritrea - Germany Journalist | EastAFRO.com

Feb 6, 2017 ... Managing Director Edward Mounsey, Operations Manager Anthony Kocken and Chief Service Officer Fesseha Ghebrehiwet, describe the company: In 2008, the Eritrean state of the BMSC granted the license to 80,000 square kilometers of gold, copper and zinc. In 2011 the mine went into operation. “Highly...

Eritrea: Company starts production of gold for sale : Nordic Africa ...

Jan 24, 2016 ... The Koka gold mining project, located within the Zara project area in Eritrea and operated by Zara Mining Share Company (ZMSC), have started commercial production of gold. ZMSC, a joint venture company established between China SFECO Group (60%) and the Eritrean National Mining Corporation...

2nd Eritrean Gold Mine – Zara will start in March 2016 | eritrea-chat ...

Eritrean Business: After Bisha Mine the first gold mine of Eritrea. Zara will start this year in March with gold production. The global rout in commodity prices has not deterred Eritrea from venturing into the once lucrative sector. The horn of Africa nation expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper,...

Eritrea's minerals: blessing or curse? | Fox News

Aug 20, 2013 ... BISHA, Eritrea (AFP) – In a vast pit of red earth, white stone and green ponds, excavators unearth precious copper in Eritrea's first large scale commercial mine. ADVERTISEMENT. In its third year of production, Bisha mine -- endowed with gold, copper and zinc -- is Eritrea's first major international...

Eritrea: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources - AZoMining.com

Oct 19, 2012 ... Gold mining in Eritrea was carried out in the VMS deposits in 2010. A treatment plant at the Bisha Mine was commissioned by the Nevsun that hoped to commence with its commercial production in 2011. A feasibility study on the Debarwa gold, copper, zinc and silver deposit was conducted by Sunridge in...

Nevsun Resources Ltd describes reported attack on Eritrea mine as ...

Mar 23, 2015 ... But the Ethiopian news site Tigrai Online said it had confirmed a report that the Ethiopian air force bombed the mine on Friday. Sudanese newspaper Al-Sahafa was the first to report that the attack was a military operation from Ethiopia. “The Bisha gold mine which is about 150 km from the city of Asmara is...

Eritrea: Mining Investors Risk Use of Forced Labor | Human Rights ...

Jan 15, 2013 ... In recent years the country's largely untapped mineral wealth has provided a badly needed boost to its economic prospects. The Bisha project, majority owned and operated by the small Canadian firm Nevsun Resources, is Eritrea's first and so far only operational mine. It began gold production in 2011 and...

Chalice Gold Agrees to Sell Remaining 60% of Zara Gold Project ...

Dec 28, 2011 ... This follows the agreement in July 2011 pursuant to which Chalice agreed to sell a 30% interest in the Zara Project to the Eritrean National Mining .... For readers to fully understand the information in this news release, they should read the Technical Report for the Koka Gold Deposit dated July 27, 2010...

BBC NEWS | Africa | UK geologist 'killed by Eritrea rebels'

Apr 17, 2003 ... The geologist is believed to have worked for Canadian firm Nevsun Resources, a mineral exploration company specialising in gold mining. A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware that the Eritrean Foreign Ministry has issued a statement saying that an Islamic group is responsible for Mr...

Nevsun Is Hiding A Lot Of Potential - Nevsun Resources Ltd ...

Aug 30, 2016 ... Nevsun's cornerstone asset, the copper-gold-zinc Bisha mine, is located in Eritrea, a country in eastern Africa that is known for a higher level of political risks. ... mine. It is a great news for Nevsun Resources, as the zinc market deficit is growing and zinc prices are on the verge of a major bull market.

Sunridge Gold agrees US$65mln sale of Eritrea gold mine | CVE:SGC

Nov 6, 2015 ... Sunridge Gold (CVE:SGC) - It prices the stake in the Asmara mine at a significant premium to Sunridge's market value.

Sunridge Gold agrees US$65mln sale of Eritrea gold mine | CVE:SGC

Nov 6, 2015 ... Sunridge Gold (CVE:SGC) - It prices the stake in the Asmara mine at a significant premium to Sunridge's market value.

Eritrean gunmen kidnap dozens of Ethiopian gold miners - Sudan ...

Feb 21, 2016 ... Multiple sources told Sudan Tribune Saturday that a group of armed men allegedly dressed in Eritrean army uniforms crossed borders to Ethiopia and forcibly kidnapped over 80 young Ethiopian miners who were mining gold in Tigray regional state. The kidnapping were carried out earlier this month at...

Ethiopia : Ethiopian Airforce bombarded Bisha gold mine and ...

Mar 22, 2015 ... Ethiopian Air Force reportedly attacked two locations inside Eritrea on March 20,2015 says Tigrayonline – ardent pro-Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) online news provider.Bisha gold mining site which is located 150 kilometers west of the Eritrean capital Asmara and arsenal at Mai Edaga were...

Eritrea: Twenty Four Workers Massacred in a Gold Mining Area

Apr 12, 2010 ... In a news article, Poor Eritreans increasingly joining gold rush (Feb 03, 2010), reported by Jeremy Clarke it was reported that the poor of Eritrea are participating in the gold rush. Outwardly, this gives an impression of a magnanimous government and equally magnanimous companies willing to share their...

UN Report Alleges Forced Labor at Canadian-Owned Mine in Eritrea

Jun 11, 2015 ... Since February 22, 2011, the Bisha facility, which mines copper, silver, gold, and zinc, has raked in revenues of about $1.6 billion and a net income of about $645 million, according to the Eritrean workers' statement of claim. The company, which operates the only mine in Eritrea, provides "massive financial...

Koka - Mining Atlas

Koka is a Gold Project, also known as Zara, in Eritrea owned by SFECO Group, Eritrean National Mining Corporation. ... Related News. Eritrea looks to build mining sector to kick-start economy 2016-02-26. Eritrea expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper, zinc and potash as one of Africa's...

Ethiopian fighter jets hit Eritrean Bisha gold mine – Sudanese ...

Mar 21, 2015 ... Check out the statement for yourself - http://www.nevsun.com/news/2015/march22/. Eritrean PFDJ only source of income Bisha gold mine reportedly bombed by Ethiopian fighter Jets. Edited: The news is now confirmed the bombing operations of Bisha gold mine and the Eritrean military depot at Mai Edaga...

Has Eritrea's self-reliant economy run out of puff? - BBC News

Jul 14, 2016 ... Another hope for the Eritrean economy is mining. Canada's Nevsun, in joint venture with the government, began producing gold at Bisha mine in 2011. The mine also exploits copper and zinc deposits. Human rights groups criticised Bisha for using conscripts during the construction phase, but Nevsun and...

gold mine News - Geotechpedia

After 107 years of operations, Porcupine Gold Mines' Dome underground mine in Timmins, Ontario, ceased operations due to aging infrastructure, . ... Eritrea expects to have four mines in operation by 2018 producing gold, copper, zinc and potash as one of Africa's poorest nations looks to build an industry that can kick-start...

Nevsun lawsuit (re Bisha mine, Eritrea) | Business & Human Rights ...

4, three Eritreans filed a lawsuit against Nevsun Resources in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They allege the company was complicit in the use of forced labour by Nevsun's local sub-contractor, Segen Construction (owned by Eritrea's ruling party), at the Bisha mine in Eritrea. Nevsun, headquartered in Vancouver,...

Ethiopian fighter jets hit Eritrean Bisha gold mine – Sudanese ...

Mar 21, 2015 ... Check out the statement for yourself - http://www.nevsun.com/news/2015/march22/. Eritrean PFDJ only source of income Bisha gold mine reportedly bombed by Ethiopian fighter Jets. Edited: The news is now confirmed the bombing operations of Bisha gold mine and the Eritrean military depot at Mai Edaga...

Economy of Eritrea - Wikipedia

Eritrea's substantial mineral deposits are largely unexplored. According to the Eritrean government, artisanal mining in 1998 collected 573.4 kilograms of gold, however the number of gold reserves is unknown. International observers also have noted Eritrea's excellent potential for quarrying...

Canada's Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning ... - CTV News

Sep 4, 2015 ... Canada's Nevsun defends Eritrea mining after damning UN report. Bisha mine in Eritrea. Workers are shown smelting gold at the Bisha mine in Eritrea in this undated photo.

Why sale of Zara project in Eritrea is good for South Boulder Mines ...

Sep 5, 2012 ... Danakali Ltd (ASX:DNK) - The completion of the Zara project sale also bodes well for other companies doing business in Eritrea like South Boulder ... Chalice Gold Mines' (ASX: CHN/TSX: CXN) sale of the Zara gold project for a combined $114 million in Eritrea is good news for Chalice shareholders as...

Switzerland: Unrefined Gold from Bisha Mining – Eritrea is stashed ...

30 ኦገስ 2017 ... On 30/08/2017, Swiss News media revealed a secret gold trade activity between Eritrea and Swiss companies. The trade which is reported of being executed from 2011 to 2013 enabled Switzerland to buy 22 tonnes of unrefined gold that costs about 400 million francs. According to the report, it is not known...

Bisha Mining - News Releases

May 3, 2011 ... Bisha Mine Eritrea. Producer of Gold, Silver, Copper and Zinc.

Eritrea Gold Mining at 2018 African Continental Championships RR ...

Eritrea Gold Mining at 2018 African Continental Championships RR - Eritrean Cyclists Champions. Post by MatiT » Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:41 pm. https://youtu.be/yPeOesHy9ew. Top...

Ian Mulgrew: Vancouver mining company faces trial over slavery ...

Nov 21, 2017 ... In a ruling with wide implications, the three-justice division dismissed a B.C. firm's attempts to block a suit by African workers who say they were forced to toil as slaves at a gold mine 60 per cent owned by Nevsun Resources Ltd. and 40 per cent by Eritrean state companies. “It's a very important win because...

Mining In Eritrea – Embassy of The State of Eritrea

The greenstone belt of Eritrea, which hosts precious and base metals, covers 70% of the country. The discovery of the Bisha high-grade zinc-copper-gold deposit, and subsequent announcements made by several other exploration companies operating in Eritrea, have demonstrated the potential the nation possesses for...

Eritrea Nevsun News - snitna

Canada: Mining Company Asks Supreme Court To Hear Its Challenge To Allegations Of Human Rights Abuses In Eritrea Mondaq News Alerts; Full coverage ... 16/01/2018 10:51 PM Nevsun Discovers New High Grade Copper-Gold Mineralization 500 Meters East of Timok Upper Zone...

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