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BOTSWANA: Deal for silver from Khoemacau

US-based Royal Gold has entered into a life of mine purchase and sale agreement valued at up to US$265 million with the Botswana Khoemacau Copper Mining company, a fully-owned subsidiary... Read more about 'BOTSWANA: Deal for silver from Khoemacau'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Renewable energy plan for Prieska

Orion Minerals has finalised a collaboration agreement with leading global renewable energy company juwi Renewable Energies South Africa to investigate the supply of renewable energy for its flagship Prieska Zinc-Copper... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Renewable energy plan for Prieska'...

Let’s work together on artisanal mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The sad loss of life in mine disasters in Zimbabwe and Liberia in recent weeks has highlighted the dangers artisanal miners face in the continent and across the world. Read more about 'Let’s work together on artisanal mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: On target for first Ity gold in April

An Endeavour Mining Corporation continues to make excellent progress at its Ity CIL Gold Project in Côte d'Ivoire with wet commissioning underway. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: On target for first Ity gold in April'...

MOROCCO: Commercial production at Zgounder

Maya Gold & Silver Inc is in commercial production at its Zgounder Silver Project in Morocco. Read more about 'MOROCCO: Commercial production at Zgounder '...

MAURITANIA: New gold drilling phase at Tijirit

Algold Resources is planning a phase V drilling program at the Tijirit Gold Project in Mauritania. Read more about 'MAURITANIA: New gold drilling phase at Tijirit '...

MADAGASCAR: Mining licence granted for Molo

NextSource Materials Inc has been granted a 40-year mining licence by the Madagascar Government for the Molo Graphite Project. Read more about 'MADAGASCAR: Mining licence granted for Molo'...

Importance of energy security – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The importance of reliable energy supplies was brought home last week as South Africa faced blackouts that affected the mining industry. Read more about 'Importance of energy security – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

DRC: Kakula copper PFS extremely positive: Friedland

An independent pre-feasibility study (PFS) for the development of the Kakula copper mine in the DRC has produced “extremely positive findings”. Read more about 'DRC: Kakula copper PFS extremely positive: Friedland '...

SOUTH AFRICA: Plan to develop JV copper plant

Handa Mining Corporation has signed a joint venture agreement with O’Okiep Copper Company (OCC) and SHIP Copper Company for development of a copper processing plant in South Africa. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Plan to develop JV copper plant '...