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ZAMBIA: Kabwe mining licence reinstated

Jubilee Metals Group has had its mining licence for the Kabwe project in Zambia reinstated with immediate effect by the country’s Minister of Mines and Mineral Development.  Read more about 'ZAMBIA: Kabwe mining licence reinstated '...

DRC miners’ proposals must be considered – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The DRC Government could do a lot worse than to seriously consider the proposals put forward by a number of the country’s leading international miners regarding the new mining code. Read more about 'DRC miners’ proposals must be considered – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MOZAMBIQUE: Balama graphite resource doubled

Battery Minerals has doubled the graphite resource estimate for its Balama project in Mozambique and a feasibility study on the project is due to be completed in August. Read more about 'MOZAMBIQUE: Balama graphite resource doubled '...

NIGER: Vital hits bonanza grade gold at Bouli

Vital Metals has intersected bonanza grade gold during its maiden reverse circulation (RC) drilling program at Bella Tondi prospect within the Bouli Gold Project in Niger. Read more about 'NIGER: Vital hits bonanza grade gold at Bouli'...

UGANDA: Wishbone to implement artisanal model

Wishbone Gold is introducing its unique artisanal gold mining model to Uganda, which will become the second African country behind Mali to benefit more fully from the practices of artisanal miners. Read more about 'UGANDA: Wishbone to implement artisanal model'...

GHANA: Goldplat completes elution plant

Goldplat subsidiary Gold Recovery Ghana (GRG) has completed installation and commissioning of an elution plant and all associated ancillary equipment at its site in Tema, Ghana. Read more about 'GHANA: Goldplat completes elution plant'...

Sudan making progress with mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

It is encouraging to see a number of African nations taking steps to develop their mining sectors in recognition that the industry is a major contributor to GDP. Read more about 'Sudan making progress with mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Boungou gold mine 87% complete

Construction of SEMAFO Inc's Boungou Gold Project in Burkina Faso is 87% complete, with first gold scheduled to be poured early in the third quarter of 2018. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Boungou gold mine 87% complete'...

ZIMBABWE: Record annual gold production at Blanket

Caledonia Mining Corporation achieved a new gold production record at the Blanket mine in Zimbabwe during 2017, producing 56,133 ounces during the 12 months, 11.5% more than in 2016. Read more about 'ZIMBABWE: Record annual gold production at Blanket '...

GHANA: Soil sampling expands Anumso target area

Ashanti Gold Corp has received positive results from ongoing surface exploration at the Anumso Gold Project in Ghana. Read more about 'GHANA: Soil sampling expands Anumso target area '...