Rapid mining outweighs falling ore grade at Kenmare's Moma mine

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 12 April 2019

Mineral sand miner Kenmare has reported rising ore extraction at its Moma mine in Mozambique, while the pace of mining more than compensated for a sharp drop in ore grade.

On April 11, Kenmare announced it had increased its ore mining by 19% year on year in the first quarter of 2019 (January-March), with heavy mineral concentrate production up by 15% over the same period.

The concentration of heavy mineral sands in the mined ore was down 10% year on...

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