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TANZANIA: Kibo signs MOU to develop Mbeya

Kibo Mining has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with General Electric International with respect to development of the Mbeya Coal to Power Project. Read more about 'TANZANIA: Kibo signs MOU to develop Mbeya'...

SOUTH AFRICA: Sol Plaatje resource released

West Wits Mining (WWI) has released the Mineral Resources Estimate for the Sol Plaatje Project (SPP) which forms part of the Soweto Cluster gold project in South Africa’s Gauteng province. Read more about 'SOUTH AFRICA: Sol Plaatje resource released'...

DRC: Kipoi study produces positive result

A study to investigate the viability of Tiger Resources producing cobalt at its Kipoi project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has returned a positive result. Read more about 'DRC: Kipoi study produces positive result'...

ANGOLA: Lucapa boasts record Lulo production

Lucapa Diamond Companyand its partners, Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. (Endiama) and Rosas & Petalas, have announced that alluvial mining operations continued ahead of plan in August 2016 at the... Read more about 'ANGOLA: Lucapa boasts record Lulo production'...

Chamber concerns over revised industry charter - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

In a report published by Reuters News, South Africa's Chamber of Mines has expressed concerns about a revised draft for a new mining charter which seeks to establish a new... Read more about 'Chamber concerns over revised industry charter - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...

BURKINA FASO: Houndé project development on target

Endeavour Mining Corp is making good progress at its Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso. Construction is progressing on-time and on-budget, with the first gold pour expected during the fourth... Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Houndé project development on target'...

GHANA: Prestea underground development under way

Golden Star Resources has appointed Manroc Developments as the underground mining contractor for its Prestea underground gold mine in Ghana. Read more about 'GHANA: Prestea underground development under way'...

MALI: Yanfolila project development progresses

Hummingbird Resources continues to progress its 2.2 Moz Yanfolila gold project in Mali. Civil works were expected to commence in early October. Read more about 'MALI: Yanfolila project development progresses '...

BURKINA FASO: Wona North pit work restarts at Mana

SEMAFO has resumed development of the Wona North pit at its Mana Mine in Burkina Faso. Read more about 'BURKINA FASO: Wona North pit work restarts at Mana'...

What a Trump presidency means for South Africa’s future - comment by Yolanda Torrisi

A new era of world politics is unfolding and at the centre of the new world order is US president elect Donald Trump. Flamboyant, outspoken, colourful and unpredictable. Read more about 'What a Trump presidency means for South Africa’s future - comment by Yolanda Torrisi'...