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Mining Charter draft approved by SA cabinet – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

South Africa’s cabinet has approved the draft of the long-awaited and much-discussed Mining Charter and in doing so has eased a number of the more controversial provisions. Read more about 'Mining Charter draft approved by SA cabinet – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Wahgnion gold reserves up almost 40%

Teranga Gold Corporation has increased gold reserves at the Wahgnion development project in Burkina Faso by almost 40 per cent to 1.61 million ounces and extended mine life to 13 years. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Wahgnion gold reserves up almost 40% '...

BOTSWANA: Pangolin Diamonds starts core drilling

Pangolin Diamonds Corp has started core drilling on a 10-hectare kimberlite pipe-shaped target (MAL 278) at its wholly-owned Malatswae Diamond Project in Botswana. Read more about 'BOTSWANA: Pangolin Diamonds starts core drilling '...

NAMIBIA: Montero signs Chinese lithium MOU

Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd has signed a non-binding MOU with the Jiang Xi Yun Lithium Materials Company Limited of China for joint cooperation and development of lithium production in Namibia. Read more about 'NAMIBIA: Montero signs Chinese lithium MOU'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Waterburg DFS is on schedule

The definitive feasibility study (DFS) for Platinum Group Metals Ltd's Waterberg Palladium Project in South Africa is advancing according to plan. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Waterburg DFS is on schedule'...

DRC ‘strategic minerals’ decision imminent – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

The Democratic Republic of Congo is about to announce which minerals are to be designated ‘strategic’ and subject to a 10 per cent royalty rate with cobalt almost certain to... Read more about 'DRC ‘strategic minerals’ decision imminent – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

NIGERIA: EPC contract for Segilola Gold Project

Thor Explorations Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NORINCO International Cooperation Ltd to enter into an EPC contract for the Segilola Gold Project in Nigeria. Read more about 'NIGERIA: EPC contract for Segilola Gold Project'...

ETHIOPIA: DMAs issued for two gold projects

East Africa Metals has received Draft Model Agreements (DMAs) from Ethiopia's Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas for its Mato Bula and Da Tambuk gold projects. Read more about 'ETHIOPIA: DMAs issued for two gold projects'...

LIBERIA: Tango to acquire stake in diamond project

Tango Mining has entered an agreement with West Mining to purchase an 80% interest in the Mano River Diamond Project in the Republic of Liberia. Read more about 'LIBERIA: Tango to acquire stake in diamond project '...

SENEGAL – Avenira to expand phosphate project

Avenira Limited has started work to significantly expand production at its Baobab Phosphate Project in Senegal. The company is selling product on a small scale but is about to expand operations. Read more about 'SENEGAL – Avenira to expand phosphate project'...