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Marleny Arnoldi

Marleny Arnoldi

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MOD anticipates promising copper mineralisation from T23 Dome in Botswana

10th December 2018 ASX-listed MOD Resources has announced additional results from widely spaced drilling at the T23 Dome, of the company’s exploration joint venture project with Aim-listed Metal Tiger, in Botswana. The third drill hole at T23 has intersected zones of visible, finely disseminated copper sulphides... 

Mining convention for Kore’s Kola, Dougou prospects finalised

7th December 2018 Dual-listed Kore Potash announced on Friday that the mining convention covering the company’s proposed staged development of the Kola and Dougou mining prospects has been finalised, following ratification by the parliament of the Republic of Congo. The gazetting of the mining convention allows... 

Bauba says High Court halts mining right grant to Samancor Chrome

7th December 2018 JSE-listed Bauba Platinum on Friday informed its shareholders that the High Court, in Pretoria, had set aside the granting of a chrome-ore mining right to Samancor Chrome in respect of the farms Wintersveld, Jagdlust and Zeekoegat, owing to a lack of proper notice and consultation with interested... 

Bushveld apologises for Aim rules breaches, pays £490 000 fine

7th December 2018 The London Stock Exchange has determined a public censure of Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals and fined the company £700 000 relating to Aim rule breaches that occurred in April 2016. Bushveld settled the fine early and it was, therefore, discounted to £490 000.  

Milling control system improves Asanko’s throughput rate

7th December 2018 Engineering group DRA Global has implemented an advanced milling control system, using the MillSlicer instrument, at the Asanko gold mine, on the Asankrangwa belt, in Ghana. Since the installation, Asanko has been able to deliver above its five-million-tonne-a-year design rate.  

Cora Gold raises £550 000 to fund more Mali drilling

7th December 2018 Aim-listed Cora Gold has raised £549 245, or around $700 500, through a subscription to fund a drilling programme at its flagship Sanankoro gold prospect, in Mali. About 11-million new ordinary shares were placed at a price of 5p apiece. The shares will start trading around December 13.  

Mantashe discusses mining’s lower GDP contribution with industry stakeholders

7th December 2018 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says the department and industry stakeholders are paying greater attention to detail, given that the contribution of the mining sector to gross domestic product (GDP) does not reflect its potential. According to GDP data released by Statistics South... 

Nigerian govt launches bid for flare gas offtakers

7th December 2018 The Nigerian government is inviting parties with an interest in accessing and securing competitively priced gas to participate in an open and competitive bid process. The government is implementing a Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP) to make use of gas instead of it being... 

Natural Resources Forum highlights need for collaboration in mining industry

7th December 2018 Software company Dassault Systemes on Thursday hosted a National Resources Forum conference, which showcased how mining technology, and the thinking behind it, has evolved as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). Dassault Systemes natural resources director Fiona Carew discussed... 

To embrace 4IR, humans require ‘software upgrade’

7th December 2018 People will need to change their thinking, before the mining industry can change, international business motivational speaker Michael Jackson said during a keynote address at software company Dassault Systemes’ Natural Resources Forum conference, on Thursday. “Our software requires an upgrade”,... 


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