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MADAGASCAR: New graphite resource at Graphmada

Bass Metals has delivered on its strategy to expand resources at the Graphmada large flake graphite mine in eastern Madagascar with a maiden mineral resource estimated for the adjoining Mahefedok deposit. Read more about 'MADAGASCAR: New graphite resource at Graphmada'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Hernic at full production rate

Jubilee Platinum’s Hernic platinum and chrome processing operations in South Africa have achieved 100% of the daily design throughput of 1900 tonnes of chrome and platinum containing feed material equating... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Hernic at full production rate'...

Miners fight new South African laws - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

South Africa’s mining industry has vowed to fight the revised Mining Charter introduced by the government this month, saying that it will make the country’s mining industry ‘uninvestable’ and serve... Read more about 'Miners fight new South African laws - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Prieska purchase boosts Orion

Significant progress made by Orion Minerals in completing the purchase of the large-scale Prieska zinc-copper mine in South Africa has contributed to equities research firm Independent Investment Research (IIR) lifting... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Prieska purchase boosts Orion'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Lonmin to buy remainder of Pandora

Lonmin has agreed to buy the remaining 7.5% of the Pandora Joint Venture in the Bushveld Igneous Complex in South Africa for R45.565 million from Northam Platinum's subsidiary Mvelaphanda Resources. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Lonmin to buy remainder of Pandora'...

BURUNDI: Gakara development on track

Rainbow Rare Earths is making solid progress towards first production of rare earth concentrate within six months from the Gakara Rare Earth Project in Burundi. Read more about 'BURUNDI: Gakara development on track'...

MAURITANIA: Results increase confidence in Tijirit

Algold Resources has received more assay results from diamond and reverse circulation drilling at the Tijirit Gold Project in Mauritania. Read more about 'MAURITANIA: Results increase confidence in Tijirit'...

Concerning trends for South African mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Despite statistics showing that South Africa’s mining industry performed slightly better in the first quarter of 2017 than in the corresponding quarter of 2016, there are concerning underlying trends, according... Read more about 'Concerning trends for South African mining – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Exceptional Sanbrado drill results

West African Resources has received bonanza grade diamond drilling results from the M1 deposit at its Sanbrado Gold Project in Burkina Faso. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Exceptional Sanbrado drill results'...

TANZANIA: Sales deals for Lindi Jumbo graphite

Walkabout Resources has concluded a series of agreements that permit it sell up to 75% of its annual production from the Lindi Jumbo Flake Graphite Mine in Tanzania. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Sales deals for Lindi Jumbo graphite'...