African Mining Network

AMN was established to develop and build relationships across Africa’s mining community, and give the world a preview of what is happening in mining in Africa.

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Tough year for miners toughens them up further - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

PwC has released its 2016 Mining Report stating the world’s top 40 mining companies made a collective $27 billion loss in 2015, wiping out all the gains made during the... Read more about 'Tough year for miners toughens them up further - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Kollo project study looks at open pit mining

Vital Metals advises that a scoping study has started to assess the viability of an open-pit mining and processing operation to exploit gold mineralisation at its 100%-owned Kollo gold project... Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Kollo project study looks at open pit mining'...

TANZANIA: Mbeya Coal to Power Project review completed

Kibo Mining, the Tanzania focused mineral exploration and development company, announces that the review of the Mbeya Coal to Power Project’s (MCPP) Power Definitive Feasibility Study (PDFS) has been completed. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Mbeya Coal to Power Project review completed'...

DRC: Rain does not deter Mpokoto gold project drilling

Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resource projects in Africa, has updated its ongoing exploration program at its Mpokoto gold project in the Katanga Province of the... Read more about 'DRC: Rain does not deter Mpokoto gold project drilling'...

GHANA: Wa development funding reduced to $142 million

Ghana gold explorer and developer Azumah Resources announces the review and update of the March 2015 Feasibility Study has substantially reduced capital funding requirements by $54 million to $142 million... Read more about 'GHANA: Wa development funding reduced to $142 million'...

Sudan hits top two gold producers - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Sudan is poised to become Africa’s number two gold producer and ninth globally. Sudan’s move up the gold producing rankings follows from 2015 when South Africa was named the continent’s... Read more about 'Sudan hits top two gold producers - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

SIERRA LEONE: Gangama project in commissioning phase

Sierra Rutile’s Gangama project reached a significant milestone with the completion of plant construction activities and it will shortly enter the final phases of commissioning. Read more about 'SIERRA LEONE: Gangama project in commissioning phase'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Production increases for DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD has reported a 4% increase in quarterly gold production for its first quarter to 1187 kg, in spite of a 7% decrease in throughput to 5,896,000 tonnes. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Production increases for DRDGOLD'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Tongon mine commissions crushing circuit

Randgold Resources’ Tongon gold mine has commissioned its fourth-stage crushing circuit, completing an extensive capital project designed to improve throughput and recovery. The new circuit is currently being optimised. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Tongon mine commissions crushing circuit'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Bushveld to acquire Strategic Minerals Corp

Bushveld Minerals,a diversified mineral development company with a portfolio of vanadium, titanium, iron ore, tin and coal assets in Africa, has agreed exclusivity for the acquisition of Evraz Group SA’s... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Bushveld to acquire Strategic Minerals Corp'...