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MALI: Wet commissioning begins at Yanfolila

Hummingbird Resources has started wet commissioning at the Yanfolila Gold Project in Mali ahead of first gold pour, which is scheduled by the end of 2017. Read more about 'MALI: Wet commissioning begins at Yanfolila'...

DRC: Start of decline development at Kakula

The mine development team at Ivanhoe Mines’s Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project has celebrated the first blast marking the start of work on the twin declines. Read more about 'DRC: Start of decline development at Kakula'...

BURKINA FASO: First gold pour at Houndé

After completing its first gold pour at the Houndé Gold Project in Burkina Faso, Endeavour Mining Corporation has had exploration success which could extend the project. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: First gold pour at Houndé'...

CSR should be second nature in Africa – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

One of the biggest risks faced by mining companies is a failure to maintain their social licence to operate with corporate social responsibility (CSR) a vital factor in mitigating this risk. Read more about 'CSR should be second nature in Africa – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

DRC: Alphamin Bisie tin mine on track

Alphamin Resources Corp is on track to deliver on its commitment to develop the first large commercial tin mine in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that will produce responsible,... Read more about 'DRC: Alphamin Bisie tin mine on track'...

MALI: Fekola production ahead of schedule

B2Gold Corp's Fekola Gold Project in southwest Mali is now expected to achieve commercial production by the end of November, about four months ahead of schedule. Read more about 'MALI: Fekola production ahead of schedule'...

MAURITANIA: Tijirit gold mineralisation extended

Diamond and reverse-circulation drilling at Algold Resources' Tijirit Gold Project in Mauritania has extended high-grade mineralisation. Read more about 'MAURITANIA: Tijirit gold mineralisation extended'...

GHANA: High-grade lithium pegmatite samples

Multiple high-grade lithium pegmatite trenching and rock chip sampling results have been received for the Ewoyaa and Abonku prospects, within IronRidge Resources' Mankessim licence area in Ghana. Read more about 'GHANA: High-grade lithium pegmatite samples'...

African Mining Vision must be supported – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Africa is a mining continent with minerals representing more than 60% of the continent’s exports but much more needs to be done if the continent is to get maximum benefit... Read more about 'African Mining Vision must be supported – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

DRC: Alphamin announces $10 million investment

Alphamin Resources Corp has entered into an agreement with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) of South Africa which will invest up to US$10 million directly in Alphamin Bisie Mining S.A.,... Read more about 'DRC: Alphamin announces $10 million investment'...