Tanzania is one of the poorest countries in the world. Tanzania's population of 51.82 million (2014) is diverse, composed of several ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. Tanzania is a presidential constitutional republic, and since 1996, its official capital has been Dodoma, where the President's Office, the National Assembly, and some government ministries are located.Dar es Salaam, the former capital, retains most government offices and is the country's largest city, principal port, and leading commercial centre.
Miners were 10 times more likely to die of traffic-related injuries than people who did not work in mining, according to a new study of Tanzania’s gold mines published in PLOSGlobalPublic Health...Gold mining is big in Tanzania, accounting for nearly 90% of the East African nation’s mineral exports.
In line with its long-term commitment to Tanzania, Barrick has also secured exploration targets elsewhere within Bulyanhulu’s mining licence ... At NorthMara, a brine treatment plant commissioning is scheduled for the current quarter as part of Barrick’s drive to eliminate the mine’s historical environmental issues.
... irresponsible mining ... Onovwigun is also shaping Romco to become a scalable model that can be easily replicated in other developing economies such as Tanzania and Gabon — as ultimately, he believes places such as these is where the battle against over-mining and waste will be won.
dropped as much as 12% after it cut production forecast and said a key mine in Ghana may not resume output this year after an accident in May ... There’s also an ongoing battle to repatriate profits from its Kibali mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo and tax repayments from the government of Tanzania.