African Mining Network

AMN was established to develop and build relationships across Africa’s mining community, and give the world a preview of what is happening in mining in Africa.

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LESOTHO: Lucapa progresses Mothae acquisition

The acquisition by Lucapa Diamond Co of a 70% interest in Mothae Diamonds (Pty) Ltd (MDL) is progressing. Read more about 'LESOTHO: Lucapa progresses Mothae acquisition'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Bushveld funds for Strategic acquisition

London-listed Bushveld Minerals has raised further funds for its planned acquisition of Strategic Minerals Corp after agreeing on a deal with Wogen Resources related to its alloying business. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Bushveld funds for Strategic acquisition'...

MOZAMBIQUE: Mutamba mineral sands resource up 26%

A maiden resource estimate has been announced by Savannah Resources for the Ravene deposit in Mozambique. Read more about 'MOZAMBIQUE: Mutamba mineral sands resource up 26%'...

TANZANIA: Ngualla Environmental Certificate granted

Peak Resources has received the Environmental Certificate for the Ngualla rare earth project in Tanzania. Granting of the certificate by the Minister of State of the Vice President’s Office represents... Read more about 'TANZANIA: Ngualla Environmental Certificate granted'...

Malawi tunes up on contract negotiations - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

Malawi is making positive moves in a quest for its extractive industries to optimally and equitably benefit all citizens. Read more about 'Malawi tunes up on contract negotiations - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

ZIMBABWE: Pickstone-Peerless plant progresses

Significant progress has been made with construction of the sulphide processing plant at Vast Resources’ Pickstone-Peerless gold mine in Zimbabwe. Read more about 'ZIMBABWE: Pickstone-Peerless plant progresses'...

MOROCCO: Maya continues silver mine development

Underground exploration and development continues at Maya Gold & Silver’s Zgounder Millenium silver mine in Morocco. Read more about 'MOROCCO: Maya continues silver mine development'...

BURUNDI: Gakara REE sales by end of year

Rainbow Rare Earths, a rare earth element (REE) mining company, is targeting first production and sales of rare earth concentrate from the Gakara project in Burundi by the end of... Read more about 'BURUNDI: Gakara REE sales by end of year'...

BOTSWANA: Mining licence for Sese coal JV

Botswana’s Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security has granted a mining licence (ML) to African Energy Resources’ Sese Joint Venture. Read more about 'BOTSWANA: Mining licence for Sese coal JV'...

Chinese boost for mining in Sierra Leone - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

China continues to support the development of mining and associated infrastructure in Africa, including in countries such as Sierra Leone which have fallen out of favour with many western investors. Read more about 'Chinese boost for mining in Sierra Leone - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...