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BURUNDI – Gakara rare earth production on track

Rainbow Rare Earths continues to ramp-up towards full production at the Gakara project in Burundi. During the June quarter, the company sold 350 tonnes of rare earth concentrate from Gakara,... Read more about 'BURUNDI – Gakara rare earth production on track'...

TANZANIA: Shanta cuts costs at New Luika

Shanta Gold has reduced production costs at the New Luika Gold Project in southwest Tanzania during the June quarter with further reductions expected in the remainder of 2018. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Shanta cuts costs at New Luika '...

MALAWI: ‘5-Nines’ purity graphite from Malingunde

Utilising a loss on ignition process to assess the suitability of mine gate graphite concentrates from its Malingunde project in Malawi, Sovereign Metals has produced ‘5-Nines’ purity graphite, which ranks... Read more about 'MALAWI: ‘5-Nines’ purity graphite from Malingunde'...

BURKINA FASO: Updated mining permit for Sanbrado

The Council of Ministers of the Government of Burkina Faso has approved changes to the original mining permit for West African Resources' Sanbrado Gold Project. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Updated mining permit for Sanbrado'...

South Africa’s safety record hit again – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The thoughts and prayers of all African Mining Network members and readers go to the families, friends and colleagues of the six mineworkers tragically killed in a fire underground at... Read more about 'South Africa’s safety record hit again – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

SOUTH AFRICA – West Wits adds 428,000 ounces to WBP

West Wits Mining has added 428,000 ounces to gold resources at the Witwatersrand Basin Project (WBP) in South Africa. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA – West Wits adds 428,000 ounces to WBP '...

NAMIBIA: AfriTin on track for first Uis concentrate

AfriTin Mining Ltd is on track to produce its first tin concentrate from the Uis mine in Namibia by the end of the year. Read more about 'NAMIBIA: AfriTin on track for first Uis concentrate '...

MOZAMBIQUE: EPC agreement for graphite project

Triton Minerals has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with MCC International Incorporation Limited (MCC) for the award of an engineering, procurement and engineering (EPC) contract for the mineral processing... Read more about 'MOZAMBIQUE: EPC agreement for graphite project'...

COMMODITIES: Coal continues as guarantor of energy security

Coal continues to act as a guarantor of energy security, supplying 37% of global electricity. In its annual World Energy Outlook 2017 report, the International Energy Agency (IEA) forecasts that... Read more about 'COMMODITIES: Coal continues as guarantor of energy security'...

Mining is driving Botswana’s economy – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Innovation Botswana is a shining light for the mining industry throughout the African continent and the government is keen to see that it continues to contribute the lion's share of... Read more about 'Mining is driving Botswana’s economy – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...