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MALI: Yanfolila mine in commercial production

Hummingbird Resources Yanfolila Gold Mine in Mali is now in full commercial production. The operation has transitioned from construction, through ramp-up, to full-scale operations on schedule. Read more about 'MALI: Yanfolila mine in commercial production '...

BURUNDI: Drilling finds more Gakara rare earths

Rainbow Rare Earths' phase 1 exploration drilling at the Gakara Rare Earths Project in Burundi has confirmed additional mineralisation. Read more about 'BURUNDI: Drilling finds more Gakara rare earths '...

ZIMBABWE: Vast signs MoU for diamond cooperation

Vast Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding with Botswana Diamonds plc under which the two companies will cooperate with the aim of developing and exploiting diamond resources in Zimbabwe. Read more about 'ZIMBABWE: Vast signs MoU for diamond cooperation'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Vanadium production up at Vametco

Bushveld Minerals reports strong performance from its Vametco Vanadium Project in South Africa during the March quarter. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Vanadium production up at Vametco '...

Progress in Tanzania, but will it be of benefit? – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

After a period of uncertainty which has affected companies operating in Tanzania’s mining industry, some progress has been made with the appointment of a chairman and commissioners for the country’s new... Read more about 'Progress in Tanzania, but will it be of benefit? – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

ZAMBIA: High-grade zinc hits at Star project

Galileo Resources has hit very high-grade zinc in drilling at the Star project in Zambia. Results of between 41.51% and 46.58% were returned from three diamond holes drilled as part... Read more about 'ZAMBIA: High-grade zinc hits at Star project '...

SOUTH AFRICA: Access station underway at Platreef

Shaft 1 at the Platreef project of Ivanhoe Mines in South Africa has reached a depth of 750 metres below surface and lateral development of the first mine access station... Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Access station underway at Platreef '...

GHANA: IronRidge prepares for lithium drilling

IronRidge Resources is undertaking earthworks in preparation for a maiden drilling program at the Ewoyaa Lithium Project in Ghana. Read more about 'GHANA: IronRidge prepares for lithium drilling '...

ZIMBABWE: Latitude to acquire lithium project

Latitude Consolidated Ltd has entered into a binding agreement to acquire a 70% interest in the Mbeta Lithium Project in Zimbabwe. Read more about 'ZIMBABWE: Latitude to acquire lithium project'...

Hopes high for positive amended charter – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

An amended Mining Charter in South Africa is expected to revitalise investment in the mining sector, which will be welcomed by all those dependent on the industry. Read more about 'Hopes high for positive amended charter – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...