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TANZANIA: SIKA restarts exploration of Itilima

SIKA Resources has resumed its involvement in the exploration and development of the highly prospective Itilima gold and diamond property, an advanced project located in the heart of the Lake... Read more about 'TANZANIA: SIKA restarts exploration of Itilima'...

DRC: NI 43-101 report released for Kipushi

Ivanhoe Mines has filed an NI 43-101 technical report on the new, independent, Mineral Resource estimate for the company’s historic, high-grade, Kipushi zinc-copper-germanium-lead-silver mine. Read more about 'DRC: NI 43-101 report released for Kipushi'...

TANZANIA: New study shows lower costs for Ngualla

Peak Resources has completed a detailed project update on the Ngualla rare earth project which has delivered substantial reductions in capital and operating costs compared to the Prefeasibility Study released... Read more about 'TANZANIA: New study shows lower costs for Ngualla'...

CONFERENCE: IMARC set to be conference leader

The third annual International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) returns to Melbourne from 7-10 November 2016, bringing together more than 2500 mining leaders, policy makers, financiers, technical experts, innovators and... Read more about 'CONFERENCE: IMARC set to be conference leader'...

Measuring country governance and stability - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The World Bank Group has launched a diagnostic tool to measure each country’s governance and stability in the mining sector in order to help ease investor decisions. Read more about 'Measuring country governance and stability - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: Hummingbird extends $15 million bridge facility

Hummingbird Resources, the West African-focused gold development company, has extended its $15 million bridge facility with Taurus Mining Finance Fund for six months. Read more about 'MALI: Hummingbird extends $15 million bridge facility'...

ETHIOPIA: Tulu Kapi on track for mid-year financing

KEFI Minerals says its Tulu Kapi gold project in Ethiopia remains on track for financing in mid-2016 and for production by the end of 2017. Read more about 'ETHIOPIA: Tulu Kapi on track for mid-year financing'...

TANZANIA: Mkomolo mining licence granted

Edenville Energy, which is developing a coal-to-power project in southwest Tanzania, has reported that its Mining Licence (ML 562/2016) has been formally released by the Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and Mines. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Mkomolo mining licence granted'...

LIBERIA: Commercial production starts at New Liberty

Aureus Mining has declared commercial production at the New Liberty gold mine in Liberia. Gold Production at New Liberty exceeded 9000oz during February 2016. Read more about 'LIBERIA: Commercial production starts at New Liberty'...

DRC will not change mining code - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Opposition from mining companies has helped convince the Democratic Republic of Congo Mines Minister Martin Kabwelulu to drop plans to change the mining code. The DRC is Africa’s largest copper producer. Read more about 'DRC will not change mining code - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...