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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'...

SIERRA LEONE: Stellar negotiates note extension

Stellar Diamonds, the London-listed diamond development company focused on West Africa, has negotiated a two-month extension to the long-stop dates with the noteholders of its two outstanding Convertible Loan Notes (CLNs). Read more about 'SIERRA LEONE: Stellar negotiates note extension'...

ETHIOPIA: Tulu Kapi DFS update complete

Completion of the Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) Update for KEFI Minerals’ Tulu Kapi Gold Project in Ethiopia takes the company another step closer to finalising project finance. Read more about 'ETHIOPIA: Tulu Kapi DFS update complete'...

Mugabe says mining must play greater role in Zimbabwe - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is becoming impatient over the pace of mining reform and says that the industry needs to be reorganised so that it contributes more towards the country’s economy. Read more about 'Mugabe says mining must play greater role in Zimbabwe - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Strong progress made at Prieska

Orion Minerals is making strong progress with drilling and assessment of existing infrastructure at the Prieska Zinc-Copper Project (PC) in South Africa. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Strong progress made at Prieska'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Acacia de-risks Riversdale project

Acacia Coal has achieved another significant milestone towards development of the Riversdale Anthracite Colliery (RAC) Project in South Africa after commencing the process for transferring the key project licences from... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Acacia de-risks Riversdale project'...

MOZAMBIQUE: Bulk sampling on new ruby licence

Mustang Resources has taken another significant step in its strategy to ramp-up processing at the Montepuez Ruby Project in Mozambique with the start of bulk sampling on the recently acquired... Read more about 'MOZAMBIQUE: Bulk sampling on new ruby licence'...

TANZANIA: Fungoni resource continues to expand

There has been an increase in resources at Strandline Resources’ Fungoni Heavy Mineral Sands (HMS) Project near Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Fungoni resource continues to expand'...