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SPONSOR: New underground mine toilet technology

Bakara Engineering has developed a new system for self-contained toilets in the underground mining industry. The toilets are standard in the rail industry, where Bakara’s CEO Reg Taylor first started... Read more about 'SPONSOR: New underground mine toilet technology'...

CONFERENCE: Junior mining opportunities for investors

Local and international investors are invited to explore the new and emerging opportunities in the junior resources sector at next month’s Mines and Money Australia, which is part of the... Read more about 'CONFERENCE: Junior mining opportunities for investors'...

Africa urged to review investment policies - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

It is imperative that African countries make a concerted effort to review unfavourable investment policies in order to attract more foreign investment. These policies include the practice of double taxation. Read more about 'Africa urged to review investment policies - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MOROCCO: Achmmach underground mine possible

The Definitive Feasibility Study for the Small Start Option (SSO) at the Achmmach tin project of Kasbah Resources (75%), Toyota Tsusho Corp (20%) and Nittetsu Mining Co Ltd (5%) in... Read more about 'MOROCCO: Achmmach underground mine possible'...

TANZANIA: Power station proposal for Tancoal

Intra Energy Corp (IEC) has received a draft technical proposal from Sinohydro Corp for development of the Tancoal mine mouth power station in southwest Tanzania. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Power station proposal for Tancoal'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Tongon crusher expansion complete

Randgold Resources’ Tongon mine has completed the final phase of its extensive crusher expansion and mill circuit upgrade project and, having also dealt with an extended downtime on one mill... Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Tongon crusher expansion complete'...

BURKINA FASO: Tanlouka permit and feasibility update

Gold developer West African Resources has released a permitting and feasibility update for its 100%-owned Tanlouka gold project in Burkina Faso. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Tanlouka permit and feasibility update'...

Mining can be saviour of manufacturing - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

For every job mining creates, the multiplier effect shows that two more are created in manufacturing. Read more about 'Mining can be saviour of manufacturing - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Resource estimates for Tanlouka prospects

Gold developer West African Resources has released the results of maiden mineral resource estimates for M1 and M3 prospects, and an updated mineral resource estimate for the M5 deposit at... Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Resource estimates for Tanlouka prospects'...

REP OF CONGO: African Potash in fertiliser supply deal

African Potash, the AIM-listed exploration company focused on the vertical integration of fertiliser operations in Africa and Sub-Saharan potash assets, has signed a fertiliser supply agreement with Rockwell Fertilisers, a... Read more about 'REP OF CONGO: African Potash in fertiliser supply deal'...