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  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania ...

    2020-09-09  Dump trucks at the Williamson diamond mine. (Image courtesy of Petra Diamonds.) Struggling Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL), which put itself up for sale in

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania

    Struggling Petra Diamonds, which put itself up for sale in June, is facing allegations of human rights abuses at its Williamson mine in Tanzania resulting from the actions of its security guards.

  • Tanzania has enough diamond supply for the ... - MINING.COM

    2013-05-21  The mine, a historic source of high value Type II diamonds and fancy pinks, is Tanzania’s only important diamond producer. Tanzania’s mineral wealth is not limited to diamonds

  • ‘Rights abuses’ at Petra Diamonds mine in Tanzania ...

    PETRA DIAMONDS A London-listed mining company is facing allegations of human rights abuses at a mine in Tanzania, including claims that at least seven people have been killed by its security...

  • Petra willing to sell Williamson diamond mine stake to ...

    2020-07-08  Petra willing to sell Williamson diamond mine stake to Tanzania government P etra Diamonds, which owns Mwadui- based Williamson mine, says it will work with the government in the intended sale of its 75 percent stake in the business.

  • Tanzania Mining - Page 2 of 19 - TanzaniaInvest

    Tanzania Diamonds Diamonds in Tanzania are found mainly in the Williamson diamond mine, which is located south of the town Mwanza. Petra Diamonds, through its subsidiary Williamson Diamonds Limited, holds 75% of the ownership rights over the mine, while the remaining 25% are owned by the Government of Tanzania.

  • Diamond Mines: Tanzania

    There is 1 active industrial mine in this country. Total diamond production in 2001: 191,000 carats.

  • Tanzania Mining - TanzaniaInvest

    Tanzania Diamonds Diamonds in Tanzania are found mainly in the Williamson diamond mine, which is located south of the town Mwanza. Petra Diamonds, through its subsidiary Williamson Diamonds Limited, holds 75% of the ownership rights over the mine, while the remaining 25% are owned by the Government of Tanzania.

  • Tanzania has seized $15 million of diamonds from Petra ...

    2017-09-12  The seizure of the diamonds is the latest episode in Tanzania’s continued focus on alleged wrongdoing in its mining industry under president John Magufuli. Back in July, Tanzania hit Acacia, a...

  • Author: Yomi Kazeem
  • Petra Diamonds : Statement re allegations at Williamson Mine

    Petra Diamonds Limited states that a UK-based law firm, Leigh Day, has filed claims in the High Court of England and Wales against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited ("WDL"), the operator of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania that is owned 75% by Petra and 25% by the Government of Tanzania. The claims are understood to have been filed on behalf of 32 anonymous individuals in

  • ‘Rights abuses’ at Petra Diamonds mine in Tanzania ...

    A London-listed mining company is facing allegations of human rights abuses at a mine in Tanzania, including claims that at least seven people have been killed by its security conPulverizers.Petra

  • Williamson Mine, Shinyanga Province - Mining Technology ...

    The Williamson Diamond Mine, located 160km south of Mwanza town in the Shinyanga Province of Tanzania, is one of seven mines operated by Petra Diamonds. The mine is 75% owned by Petra Diamonds and 25% by the Government of Tanzania. Williamson is an open pit mine spread over a surface area of 146 hectares. The mine has been operational for 70 years. It still possesses significant diamond ...

  • Petra accused of human rights abuses at Tanzania mine ...

    Petra Diamonds has been accused of human rights abuses at its Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania. Petra Diamond's Williamson mine in Tanzania Commodities > Precious-stones

  • Lawyers and NGO target Petra Diamonds over human rights ...

    2020-09-09  Petra said it had also been contacted by lawyers representing 32 people in relation to alleged human rights abuses at its Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania. The miner said that lawyers from Leigh Day have filed claims in the high court on behalf of the unnamed individuals against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited (WDL).

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania ...

    Mining group Petra Diamonds is facing accusations that its security guards caused multiple deaths and injuries at its diamond mine in Tanzania. UK law firm Leigh Day said it had filed a claim in ...

  • Petra Diamonds to sell Williamson Mine in Tanzania - The ...

    2020-06-28  Petra Diamonds to sell Williamson Mine in Tanzania. Sunday June 28 2020. The Williamson Diamond Mine in Mwadui. File . In Summary. Founded in 1997, Petra Diamonds also owns the Finsch, Cullinan, and Koffiefontein in South Africa. But according to the deputy minister for minerals, Mr Stanslaus Nyongo, the government is yet to be officially notified over the matter. By RoseMary

  • Tanzania Diamonds, Tanzanian Diamonds Manufacturers -

    Made in Tanzania Diamonds Directory - Offering Wholesale Tanzanian Diamonds from Tanzania Diamonds Manufacturers, Suppliers and Distributors at TradeKey

  • Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa Geology for ...

    2019-01-10  Artisanal small-scale mining for diamond is present in South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Namibia, Ivory Coast, Angola, DRC Congo among others. Artisanal diamond mining is mostly done on placer deposits with some happening on abandoned diamond mining fields. Placer deposits are formed when kimberlite which is the host rock for diamond weathers and diamond

  • Tanzanian mine owner celebrates discovery of $3.3m ...

    2020-06-25  Tanzania built a fence around tanzanite mining concessions in northern Tanzania in April 2018 in an attempt to control illegal mining and trading activities. At the time, officials said 40% of ...

  • Petra Diamonds Limited : - Statement regarding allegations ...

    Petra Diamonds Limited states that a UK-based law firm, Leigh Day, has filed claims in the High Court of England and Wales against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited ('WDL'), the operator of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania that is owned 75% by Petra and 25% by the Government of Tanzania.. The claims are understood to have been filed on behalf of 32 anonymous individuals in

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania ...

    Mining group Petra Diamonds is facing accusations that its security guards caused multiple deaths and injuries at its diamond mine in Tanzania. UK law firm Leigh Day said it had filed a claim in...

  • Lawyers and NGO target Petra Diamonds over human rights ...

    2020-09-09  The miner said that lawyers from Leigh Day have filed claims in the high court on behalf of the unnamed individuals against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited (WDL). WDL is the mine operator and is owned 75% by Petra and 25% by the Government of Tanzania.

  • Diamond miner looking into claims of rights abuses

    2020-09-10  Petra Diamonds, which operates mines in South Africa and Tanzania, told shareholders that UK-based law firm Leigh Day had filed claims in the High Court of

  • Lawyers and NGO target Petra Diamonds over human rights ...

    2020-09-09  The miner said that lawyers from Leigh Day have filed claims in the high court on behalf of the unnamed individuals against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited (WDL). WDL is the mine operator and...

  • Author: August Graham, PA City Reporter
  • Petra suspends mining after diamonds seizure by Tanzania ...

    2017-09-16  An underground tunnel in Petra Diamonds’ mine in Cullinan, outside Pretoria. The mine is the world’s main source of the pricy blue diamonds. The firm has suspended operations at one of its mines in Tanzania after running afoul of President John Magufuli’s administration.

  • Tanzania halts Petra Diamonds’ decision to sell Williamson ...

    2020-07-06  In 2017, the diamond mine in Tanzania underwent a series of challenges that included a Parliament committee probe for alleged tax evasion. The government also seized some of its diamond consignments. Following Petra Diamond’s decision, to sell the mines, bidders have been called to express interest in all or part of its assets.

  • Diamonds Mining News - The Northern Miner

    Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania. Struggling Petra Diamonds (LSE:PDL), which put itself up for sale in June, is facing allegations of human rights abuses by the security guards at its Fast News August 11, 2020. Lucara Diamond ends second quarter with $14M loss. Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC) saw revenues fall 82% in the three months to June 30 from the same period last ...

  • Huge 23 carat Pink diamond recovered by Petra in Tanzania ...

    2015-11-27  Petra Diamonds has recovered an extremely rare 23.16 carat pink diamond from its Williamson mine in Tanzania. The pink diamond – one of the most highly coveted of

  • Petra Diamonds Williamson

    Williamson is Tanzania’s only important diamond producer. The mine is an open pit operation based upon the 146 hectare Mwadui kimberlite pipe, which is one of the world’s largest economic kimberlites. Despite having been in operation since 1940, the pit is only 105 metres at

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania ...

    Struggling Petra Diamonds (LSE:PDL), which put itself up for sale in June, is facing allegations of human rights abuses by the security guards at its Williamson mine in Tanzania.. The South African company said that UK-based law firm Leigh Day had filed claims in the High Court of England on behalf of 32 anonymous individuals.

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights breaches at ...

    2020-09-09  The mine is owned 75% by the company and 25% by the government of Tanzania. Petra Diamonds said Leigh Day had expressed an interest in

  • Lawyers and NGO target Petra Diamonds over human rights ...

    2020-09-09  Lawyers and NGO target Petra Diamonds over human rights abuses at Tanzania mine By August Graham, PA City Reporter . 09/09/2020. Coronavirus news - live: Pubs and restaurants could close in ...

  • Author: August Graham, PA City Reporter
  • Tanzania halts Petra Diamonds’ decision to sell Williamson ...

    2020-07-06  Tanzania’s Mwadui diamond mine put on sale; Advertisement. Founded in 1997, Petra Diamonds also owns the Finsch, Cullinan, and Koffiefontein in South Africa. But according to the deputy minister for minerals, Mr Stanslaus Nyongo, the government was not notified over the matter when the decision was reached. The Williamson Diamond Mine (WDL) in which the government owns a 25 per

  • Petra Diamonds Ltd - Statement re allegations at ...

    Petra Diamonds Limited states that a UK-based law firm, Leigh Day, has filed claims in the High Court of England and Wales against Petra and Williamson Diamonds Limited ("WDL"), the operator of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania that is owned 75% by Petra and 25% by the Government of Tanzania. The claims are understood to have been filed on behalf of 32 anonymous individuals in

  • Diamonds Mining News - The Northern Miner

    Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses in Tanzania. Struggling Petra Diamonds (LSE:PDL), which put itself up for sale in June, is facing allegations of human rights abuses by the security guards at its Fast News August 11, 2020. Lucara Diamond ends second quarter with $14M loss. Lucara Diamond (TSX: LUC) saw revenues fall 82% in the three months to June 30 from the same period last ...

  • Petra Diamonds accused of human rights abuses

    2020-09-09  A London-listed mining group has been accused of human rights violations in Tanzania, including serious allegations of injury and death suffered by individuals at the mine

  • Mining sector in Tanzania - Open to Export

    Mining is one of the leading sectors in Tanzania, with the value of mineral exports increasing tremendously each year. Diamonds, gold, nickel, gemstones amongst others play a key role in Tanzania’s growing minerals industry. Market overview. Tanzania is located along the coast of the Indian Ocean and is a member of the East Africa Community ...

  • Petra Diamonds Where we operate

    A number of important legislative amendments were passed in Tanzania in FY 2017 including Amendments to the Mining Act, the Review and Re-Negotiation of Unconscionable Terms Act, 2017, the Permanent Sovereignty Act, 2017 and Regulations passed in terms of section 109 of the Mining Act. These amendments introduce, inter alia, local shareholding requirements, a clearance fee, encourage

  • Mining Countries of Africa - Mining Africa

    Diamonds are found throughout the continent and copper is ubiquitous in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, South Africa and Namibia. Each African country is rich in resources of one kind or another, and recent exploration and mining initiatives by China, individual African countries, and multinational conglomerates are resulting in a boom in mining operations in the continent.