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GUINEA: Positive PEA for Lola Graphite Project

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for development of the Lola Graphite Project in the Republic of Guinea has been filed by Sama Resources. Read more about 'GUINEA: Positive PEA for Lola Graphite Project'...

Mining improves life in mining-dependent countries – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The lives of people living in countries with mining-dependent economies have, on average, improved faster in the past 20 years than the lives of people in other countries, according to... Read more about 'Mining improves life in mining-dependent countries – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

DRC – Ivanhoe boosts Kipushi resources

An independently prepared estimate has resulted in a significant increase in measured and indicated mineral resources at Ivanhoe Mines’ high-grade, Kipushi zinc-copper-silver-germanium mine in the DRC. Read more about 'DRC – Ivanhoe boosts Kipushi resources '...

KENYA: Record rutile production from Kwale

Base Resources Limited predicts another year of steady production from its Kwale mineral sands operation in Kenya. Read more about 'KENYA: Record rutile production from Kwale'...

NAMIBIA: Bannerman well-funded to advance Etango

Bannerman Resources is well funded to continue the definitive feasibility study (DFS) update on its Etango Uranium Project in Namibia after completing an $8 million heavily oversubscribed capital raising. Read more about 'NAMIBIA: Bannerman well-funded to advance Etango'...

ZIMBABWE: Wide pegmatite mineralisation intersected

Six Sigma Metals has completed a reverse circulation drilling program at the Bonnyvale prospect of its Shamva Lithium Project in Zimbabwe. Read more about 'ZIMBABWE: Wide pegmatite mineralisation intersected'...

BUSINESS NETWORKS: Czech firm keen to find partnerships

Representatives of Inco Engineering, a member of the Czech Extraction and Mining Technology Association, will be visiting South Africa on August 16 and 17, 2018. Read more about 'BUSINESS NETWORKS: Czech firm keen to find partnerships'...

Mining in South Africa needs nurturing – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

With South Africa’s mining industry desperately in need of a fillip, there are fears that the long-awaited revised mining charter may not deliver and that the industry is in grave... Read more about 'Mining in South Africa needs nurturing – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

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 '...