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ZAMBIA: Galileo to acquire Star Zinc

Galileo Resources will exercise its option to acquire the Star Zinc project in Zambia through a joint venture with BMR Group. Read more about 'ZAMBIA: Galileo to acquire Star Zinc'...

BURKINA FASO: Sanbrado drilling to boost resources

West African Resources has received further high-grade drilling results from its Sanbrado Gold Project in Burkina Faso. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Sanbrado drilling to boost resources'...

CHAD: IronRidge completes Tekton purchase

IronRidge Resources has completed its acquisition of Tekton Minerals Pte Ltd, providing it with full ownership of a highly prospective gold exploration portfolio in Chad. Read more about 'CHAD: IronRidge completes Tekton purchase '...

SOUTH AFRICA: Maseve PGM mine sold to RBPlat

Platinum Group Metals has entered into a term sheet to sell Maseve Investments 11 Pty Ltd to Royal Bafokeng Platinum Ltd (RBPlat) in a transaction valued at approximately US$74 million. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Maseve PGM mine sold to RBPlat'...

Mining regroups and begins comeback – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Boosted by rising commodity prices, the mining industry has regrouped after a number of very difficult years and is now on the rise again. Read more about 'Mining regroups and begins comeback – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: Mining underway at Yanfolila

Pre-production mining has commenced on schedule at Hummingbird Resources' Yanfolila Gold Project in Mali. Mining will ramp-up over the next three months and the first gold pour is expected by... Read more about 'MALI: Mining underway at Yanfolila'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Final approvals for Elikhulu

Pan African Resources has secured the final South African regulatory approvals needed to construct the Elikhulu tailings project. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Final approvals for Elikhulu'...

GUINEA: Strong graphite results from Lola

Ongoing drilling results from the Lola Graphite Project in Guinea, West Africa, continue to encourage SRG Graphite. Read more about 'GUINEA: Strong graphite results from Lola'...

TANZANIA: Acacia reduces Bulyanhulu operations

Acacia Mining will reduce operational activity at its Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania to mitigate lost revenue associated with a Tanzanian Government ban on the exports of gold and copper concentrates. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Acacia reduces Bulyanhulu operations '...

Strong growth expected in Mali and Cote d’Ivoire – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Côte d'Ivoire and Mali are expected to experience the fastest mining industry value growth rates across Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more about 'Strong growth expected in Mali and Cote d’Ivoire – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...