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TANZANIA: Development plans under way for Epanko

Kibaran Resources will begin key development preparations and initiate expansion studies for its Epanko graphite project in Tanzania after raising $10.9 million through a share placement. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Development plans under way for Epanko'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Work starts on tailings at Easterns

Lonmin has secured competitive funding of $50 million for the Bulk Tailings Treatment (BTT) project at Easterns in South Africa through a specific project finance metal streaming arrangement. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Work starts on tailings at Easterns'...

GHANA: Search for oxide resources near Asanko

Asanko Gold is working on identifying additional oxide resources within short trucking distance of existing operations at the Asanko gold mine in Ghana, West Africa. Read more about 'GHANA: Search for oxide resources near Asanko'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Mining starts at Sol Plaatjies

West Wits Mining has started mining at the Sol Plaatjies project within the Soweto Cluster prospecting right area near Johannesburg in South Africa. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Mining starts at Sol Plaatjies'...

CONFERENCE: Tech companies showcase mining future

The current environment of low commodity prices has made it critical for mining companies to improve productivity, innovate and optimise operations. Read more about 'CONFERENCE: Tech companies showcase mining future'...

Botswana a beacon of mining development - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Botswana has become a shining example of mining on the African continent. Franz Cronje leads the IRR, a think-tank that promotes political and economic freedom and recently commented on how... Read more about 'Botswana a beacon of mining development - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Favourable review for Tanlouka

Gold developer West African Resources has received a favourable opinion by the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and the Environmental and... Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Favourable review for Tanlouka'...

TANZANIA: Kibaran supply deal with Sojitz

Kibaran Resources has signed a binding exclusivity agreement with Japanese commodities trading giant Sojitz Corp for the supply of graphite concentrate produced at its Epanko project in Tanzania. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Kibaran supply deal with Sojitz'...

ZAMBIA: BMR and ACI in off-take agreement

BMR has entered into the anticipated off-take agreement with African Compass International (ACI), a private South African group engaged in mining, energy and agri-business. Read more about 'ZAMBIA: BMR and ACI in off-take agreement'...

MALI: Hummingbird raises $3.8m for Yanfolila

Hummingbird Resources has raised approximately $3.8 million in a private placing with Fidelity Investments. Hummingbird is currently developing its 2.2 Moz Yanfolila gold project in Mali with production targeted by... Read more about 'MALI: Hummingbird raises $3.8m for Yanfolila'...