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ZAMBIA: JV targets Kabwe surface dumps

Jubilee Platinum is forming a joint venture with BMR Group to target the recovery of lead, zinc and vanadium from historical surface mine tailings and discards at the Kabwe project... Read more about 'ZAMBIA: JV targets Kabwe surface dumps'...

LIBERIA: Extra equipment for New Liberty

Avesoro Resources' wholly-owned subsidiary Bea Mountain Mining Corporation (BMMC) has entered into equipment finance facility agreements with Mapa Insaat ve Ticaret AS, a related party, to facilitate the purchase of... Read more about 'LIBERIA: Extra equipment for New Liberty'...

Restructure or risk going under – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

South African mining companies must step up restructuring initiatives if they are to survive the crisis in the industry. Read more about 'Restructure or risk going under – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MALI: First gold poured at Fekola

B2Gold has poured first gold the Fekola project in Mali approximately three months ahead of schedule. Read more about 'MALI: First gold poured at Fekola'...

SENEGAL: Phosphate resource up at Baobab

Revised mineral resource estimates for Avenira Limited’s Baobab Phosphate Project in Senegal have significantly increased the project’s longevity potential. Read more about 'SENEGAL: Phosphate resource up at Baobab '...

LESOTHO: Financing for Lucapa diamonds

Lucapa Diamond Company has secured a US$15 million financing facility to develop Phase 1 of the Mothae kimberlite diamond project in Lesotho. Read more about 'LESOTHO: Financing for Lucapa diamonds'...

GHANA: New zones identified at Anumso

Soil sampling by Ashanti Gold Corp at Goldplat's Anumso Gold Project in Ghana has encountered multiple parallel mineralised zones which are in aggregate up to 480 metres wide in certain... Read more about 'GHANA: New zones identified at Anumso '...

Tanzania not alone with misplaced reforms – comment by Yolanda Torrisi

There has been plenty written and said in recent times about Tanzania’s push to gain more revenue from its mining industry – a push that has been very costly for... Read more about 'Tanzania not alone with misplaced reforms – comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

MAURITANIA: Key approval for uranium project

The Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for Aura Energy's Tiris Uranium Project in Mauritania has been approved by the Mauritanian Government. Read more about 'MAURITANIA: Key approval for uranium project '...

ZAMBIA: Star Zinc drilling to be fast-tracked

After reviewing an independent conceptual study for the Star Zinc Project in Zambia, Galileo Resources has decided to fast-track a drilling program. Read more about 'ZAMBIA: Star Zinc drilling to be fast-tracked'...