03 May 2020
On 24 April 2020, a new Presidential Decree amended certain restrictions to allow essential industries to return 50% of their employees to the workplace. Among the first to announce return of operations, in a scaled manner, is Lulo diamond mine.
01 April 2020
Sociedade Mineira de Catoca has laid off most of its workers and suspended work at its new concessions, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. For the same reason, the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Oil postponed the selection of the proposal in the international public tender for the construction of an oil refinery in Soyo, Zaire province.
26 March 2020
Syrah Resources has suspended work at its Vidalia factory, in the United States, following the “stay at home” order announced by the governor of Louisiana on 22 March, in order to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus, the company reported.