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 Kenticha tantalum mine looted

The Kenticha tantalum mine, which is being run by the Ethiopian Minerals, Petroleum and Bio Fuel Corporation, has been looted by unidentified individuals, The Reporter has learnt.

MIDROC Gold in hot water as crisis reaches climax

The controversy surrounding MIDROC Gold, the first large scale gold mining company in Ethiopia, reached a climax point this week when the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MMPNG) decided to suspend the mining license of the company in the wake of a public outrage against the company in connection with an alleged environmental pollution.

Controversy engulfs tantalum mine in Oromia

Officials of the Guji Zone in the Oromia Regional State has denied plans of transferring the Kenticha Tantalum Mine to youth associations saying that it was “merely an idea to entertain rather than an actionable plan” and that it had no intention of depriving the federal Mining, Petroleum and Biofuel Corporation off its mining concession and processing facility.