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Bristow to buy diamond mine in South Africa | African Mining Market


Diamonds maybe forever but gold is the stand of measure for and store of wealth and in this Covid-19 era the  skittish investor is not storing his wealth in cash currency but gold nuggets. It is no wonder, the world’s second largest gold digger Barrick Gold Corporation is planning to increase its investment in Tanzania’s gold mining sector.

Barrick is already Tanzania’s largest gold miner owning three major sites North Mara, Bulyanhulu and Buzwagi mines.

While gold is its main business, the company wishes to go beyond the boundaries of the coveted precious metal and, as Barrick President and Chief Executive Mark Bristow put it, invest in other areas within the country.’ He CEO made the state during a courtesy visit with Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu at State House.

During the visit, yesterday in the country capitol Dodoma, Barrick’s President Bristow aka ‘Zulu Boy’ briefed the president of state …

For over 20 years, Acacia and its forerunner mining companies including African Barrick Gold, Barrick Gold, Placer Dome, Pangea Minerals and Afrika Mashariki have been operating in Tanzania in three gold mines, Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi and North Mara, found in the north-west region of Tanzania.

Acacia-Tanzania’s largest gold producer was recently cleared by the Magufuli government and resumed its metal concentrates exportation after a series of regulations led by The Mining Commission of Tanzania Ministry of Minerals that impeded the export of the mineral.

In a press release published by Acacia on 15th August, export permits are now received by Acacia that noted to have missed 30 percent of sales since the ban went live.

Despite the latter, Acacia and Tanzania could mutually benefit form the mining industry which has grown by 10 percent in the first quarter, according to Tanzania’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) 2019 first quarter highlights.…