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Maverix announces Northern Vertex silver stream deal

7th December 2018 TSX-V-listed precious metals royalty and streaming company Maverix Metals has strike a deal to purchase 100% of the silver production from fellow-listed Northern Vertex’s 5 000 t/d Moss gold/silver mine, in Arizona. Maverix has the right to purchase 100% of the silver output until 3.5-million... 

Ascot given green light to explore in Washington state

7th December 2018 The Bureau of Land Management (BML) has given its approval for TSX-V-listed Ascot Mining to conduct exploration work at its Mt Margaret property, near Randle, in Washington state. After years of environmental review, the Bureau of Land Management (BML) has given its approval for TSX-V-listed... 

Mariana lithium brine JV to produce 10 000 t/y – study

7th December 2018 The Mariana lithium brine joint venture (JV) project between China’s Ganfeng Lithium and Canadian junior International Lithium has the potential to produce 10 000 t/y of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) and 84 000 t/y of sulphate of potash (SOP), a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has... 

Orion finds new copper/zinc sulphide body

7th December 2018 ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has discovered a new copper/zinc-bearing massive sulphide body located near its flagship Prieska zinc/copper project, in the Areachap Belt, in the Northern Cape.   The discovery hole, OAXD002, was drilled at the Ayoba prospect, a satellite exploration target,... 

ICMM commits to UN business, human rights principles

7th December 2018 The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Monday committed its members to implement the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.   Speaking at the UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, ICMM CE Tom Butler announced the industry body's new... 

Entries invited for diamond jewellery design competition

7th December 2018 Diamond mining giant De Beers Group's Designers Initiative is inviting jewellery designers to participate in its 2018/19 Shining Light Awards. The competition has run for over 22 years in South Africa and almost 10 years in Botswana and Namibia, and is open for Canadian participants for the first... 

Verder Group acquires South-Korean pump manufacturer JEC Limited

6th December 2018 The Verder Group, a global leader in advance industrial and niche market pump solutions and laboratory equipment, is pleased to confirm the Group has acquired JEC Limited (Ltd.), a leading manufacturer of hygienic rotary lobe, centrifugal and twin-screw pumps.  This acquisition will strengthen... 

Ferrexpo shareholders rewarded with special dividend

6th December 2018 London-listed Ferrexpo has rewarded its shareholders with a special interim dividend of 6.6c a share, as premiums for high-quality iron-ore pellets remain high. The company has generated sufficient cash to reduce its debt and to fund its capital expenditure requirements, it said on Thursday,... 

ELB Engineering Services brings disruptive communication technology to Africa

6th December 2018 Driven by the need to ensure Africa remains competitive in a fast-changing, digitally transforming world, ELB Engineering Services (Pty) Ltd (ELB) has taken a giant leap forward in executing its strategy to introduce and incorporate cutting-edge, disruptive technologies on the continent. This... 

ELB Engineering Services secures regulatory approval to sell Kymeta™ KyWay™ u7 satellite antenna terminals in South Africa

6th December 2018 Kymeta Corp., a leading provider of the world's first electronically-steered, flat-panel satellite terminal for high-throughput, mobile communications, is looking to expand its international sales into Africa and has elected to partner with engineering powerhouse ELB Engineering Services (Pty)... 


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