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MALI: B2Gold to proceed with Fekola expansion

Positive results from an Expansion Study Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for the Fekola mine in Mali have prompted B2Gold to proceed with an expansion project to increase processing throughput by... Read more about 'MALI: B2Gold to proceed with Fekola expansion'...

NAMIBIA: Desert Lion in lithium offtake deal

Lithium developer Desert Lion Energy has entered into a non-binding offtake agreement with BASF SE. This would enable BASF to purchase lithium hydroxide from a planned Desert Lion Energy production... Read more about 'NAMIBIA: Desert Lion in lithium offtake deal '...

KENYA: Advance Gold issued licences

Advance Gold Corp has been issued new prospecting licences for the three claims that make up the West Kenya, Advance Gold-Acacia Mining joint venture in Kenya. Read more about 'KENYA: Advance Gold issued licences '...

M & A: Ashanti and Desert Gold intend to combine

Ashanti Gold Corp and Desert Gold Ventures have entered into a definitive combination agreement to which Desert Gold will acquire all the issued and outstanding common shares of Ashanti. Read more about 'M & A: Ashanti and Desert Gold intend to combine'...

SUPPLIERS: IF-WS2 proves enviro credentials

The inorganic fullerene-like tungsten disulphide (IF-WS2) nanoparticles that are being distributed by Techenomics International have again demonstrated their unique properties of reducing friction and wear while enhancing lubricant performance by... Read more about 'SUPPLIERS: IF-WS2 proves enviro credentials '...

Mining in Namibia needs a shot in the arm – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

A key figure in the Namibian government has echoed industry sentiment by highlighting the need for a better approach to mining so industry participants can focus on exploration. Read more about 'Mining in Namibia needs a shot in the arm – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

COTE D’IVOIRE: Endeavour pours first gold at Ity

Endeavour Mining Corporation has poured first gold from the Ity CIL Project in Cote d'Ivoire four months ahead of schedule and under-budget. Read more about 'COTE D’IVOIRE: Endeavour pours first gold at Ity'...

SENEGAL: Chesser’s high-grade gold at Diamba Sud

Chesser Resources has received assays of up to 18 metres at 5.61 g/t gold in the first batch of results from drilling at the flagship Diamba Sud Project in eastern Senegal. Read more about 'SENEGAL: Chesser’s high-grade gold at Diamba Sud'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Galane fulfils empowerment obligation

Galane Gold has completed the donation of 17% of the total issued share capital of Galaxy Gold Mining (Pty) Ltd to the Phakamani Foundation NPC as part of its empowerment... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Galane fulfils empowerment obligation '...

MALI: Compass identifies new gold workings

Compass Gold Corp has identified new artisanal gold workings on the newly created Yanfolila South block on its Sikasso property in southern Mali. Read more about 'MALI: Compass identifies new gold workings'...