African Mining Network

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Kenya looks to mining for growth – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Mining is set to play a bigger role in Kenya’s economy and the government is determined to do its best to encourage growth in the sector. Read more about 'Kenya looks to mining for growth – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: Randgold steps up gold production

Randgold Resources is stepping up production at the Loulo-Gounkoto Gold Project in Mali with increased grades expected in this half. Read more about 'MALI: Randgold steps up gold production'...

GHANA: Ashanti Gold to exercise Anumso option

Ashanti Gold Corp will exercise an earn-in option for 51% of the Anumso Gold Project in Ghana, as part of an earn-in agreement with the vendor, Goldplat PLC. Read more about 'GHANA: Ashanti Gold to exercise Anumso option '...

BOTSWANA: Giyani tailings clean-up approved

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) in Botswana has approved Giyani Metals Corporation’s proposal to clean up the old mine tailings at its three prospects - K.Hill, Otse, and Lobatse. Read more about 'BOTSWANA: Giyani tailings clean-up approved'...

M&A: Barrick shareholders approve merger

Barrick Gold Corporation’s shareholders have voted to approve the issuance of Barrick common shares in connection with the merger of Barrick and Randgold Resources Limited. Read more about 'M&A: Barrick shareholders approve merger'...

Zambia’s tax proposals will hit mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The mining industry in Zambia is rightfully concerned about the likely impact of proposed new changes to the country’s mining tax regime. Read more about 'Zambia’s tax proposals will hit mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Increased confidence in Waterberg

Platinum Group Metals Ltd has increased measured and indicated resources by 1.46 million PGE ounces at the palladium dominant deposit of the Waterberg joint venture project in South Africa. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Increased confidence in Waterberg'...

MAURITIUS: MOU cements relations with Australia

The Australia-Africa Chamber of Commerce (AACC) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce Mauritius (AustCham) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at facilitating the entry by Australian companies into... Read more about 'MAURITIUS: MOU cements relations with Australia'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Sissingué gold reserves increased

Exploration by Perseus Mining has not only replaced ore processed since the Sissingué Gold Project in Côte d’Ivoire was commissioned earlier this year but has modestly increased the inventory. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Sissingué gold reserves increased'...

MALI: Survey identifies more gold anomalies

A soil geochemical survey has identified numerous gold anomalies at the Kourou and Tiélouléna exploration permits on Compass Gold Corp's Sikasso property in Mali. Read more about 'MALI: Survey identifies more gold anomalies '...