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Resource nationalism a risk to investment – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

A nation’s mineral resources can bring jobs and wealth to local people and economies. But just as mineral deposits attract industry and investment, they can also evoke heightened emotions on... Read more about 'Resource nationalism a risk to investment – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

GHANA: Cardinal boosts Namdini gold reserve

Cardinal Resources has optimised the ore reserve estimate for the Namdini Gold Project in Ghana. The project now contains 5.1 million ounces in the proved and probable reserve category, up... Read more about 'GHANA: Cardinal boosts Namdini gold reserve '...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Commercial production at Ity

Endeavour Mining Corporation has declared commercial production at its Ity CIL project in Côte d’Ivoire. The gold project is now operating at its full nameplate capacity following a quick ramp-up phase. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Commercial production at Ity '...

TUNISIA: Phosphate project returned to Celamin

The Court of Appeal in Tunisia had decided in favour of Celamin Holdings Limited with the result being the return of the Chaketma Phosphate Project to the company. Read more about 'TUNISIA: Phosphate project returned to Celamin '...

CAMEROON: “Positive” talks for iron ore project

A number of meetings have occurred recently in Cameroon between senior representatives of the Cameroon Government and representatives from Sundance Resources and AustSino Resources Group as well as potential other... Read more about 'CAMEROON: “Positive” talks for iron ore project '...

Truly certain empowerment can support industry – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Legally-mandated economic empowerment transactions are a way of ensuring black South Africans can be involved in businesses in their communities. Read more about 'Truly certain empowerment can support industry – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: B2Gold to proceed with Fekola expansion

Positive results from an Expansion Study Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the Fekola mine in Mali have prompted B2Gold to proceed with an expansion project to increase processing throughput by... Read more about 'MALI: B2Gold to proceed with Fekola expansion'...

NAMIBIA: Desert Lion in lithium offtake deal

Lithium developer Desert Lion Energy has entered into a non-binding offtake agreement with BASF SE. This would enable BASF to purchase lithium hydroxide from a planned Desert Lion Energy production... Read more about 'NAMIBIA: Desert Lion in lithium offtake deal '...

KENYA: Advance Gold issued licences

Advance Gold Corp has been issued new prospecting licences for the three claims that make up the West Kenya, Advance Gold-Acacia Mining joint venture in Kenya. Read more about 'KENYA: Advance Gold issued licences '...

M & A: Ashanti and Desert Gold intend to combine

Ashanti Gold Corp and Desert Gold Ventures have entered into a definitive combination agreement to which Desert Gold will acquire all the issued and outstanding common shares of Ashanti. Read more about 'M & A: Ashanti and Desert Gold intend to combine'...