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Rio Tinto's Zimbabwe diamond production falls 42% in Q1

By: Reuters     Updated 35 minutes ago Rio Tinto said production at its Murowa diamond mine in Zimbabwe fell 42% in the first quarter after a planned shutdown and a decision to cut output as it sought clarity on a new export tax. Zimbabwe's government in January introduced a 15% export tax on unrefined platinum and there was confusion... 

Sierra Rutile starts development of fully funded rutile mine

By: Natalie Greve     Updated 1 hour 48 minutes ago Aim-listed Sierra Rutile has kicked off the first of two development phases at the openpit Gangama dry mine, in Sierra Leone, outlining in a statement on Tuesday that Phase 1 would see the construction of a 500 t/h operation that would likely deliver the first batch of rutile in the second... 

Tawana a step closer to scoping report, ESIA submission

By: Natasha Odendaal     Updated 2 hours 3 minutes ago ASX- and JSE-listed Tawana Resources expects to submit the scoping report and environmental- and social-impact assessment (ESIA) terms of reference document for its Mofe Creek iron-ore project to the Liberian Environmental Protection Agency by the end of May. This followed the conclusion of the... 

Centaurus mulls diversification and divestment options in Brazil

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     Updated 2 hours 4 minutes ago Australia-based developer Centaurus on Tuesday announced that it would explore opportunities to diversify its asset base in Brazil, while also hunting for joint venture partners or outright buyers for its Candonga direct shipping ore (DSO) or Jambreiro iron-ore projects. The ASX-listed company... 

Perseus has ‘strong case’ to push ahead with Côte d’Ivoire gold mine

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     Updated 2 hours 7 minutes ago Gold miner Perseus Mining has reduced the expected capital costs of its Sissingue project, in Côte d’Ivoire from $115-million to $106-million. A 2010 feasibility study had estimated that the project would deliver an average 106 400 oz/y of gold over the six-year mine life, based on an initial... 

Restructuring saves Linc Energy A$24.7m

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     Updated 2 hours 10 minutes ago Singapore-listed Linc Energy has reported A$24.7-million in savings for its 2015 financial year, compared with the 2014 financial year, through a restructure of its organisation and reporting lines. The decline in the oil price has prompted Linc to undertake a range of initiatives of the past... 

Minotaur set to restart Eloise work

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     Updated 2 hours 11 minutes ago Field work at the Eloise copper joint venture (JV), in Queensland, is expected to resume shortly after the JV partners shook on a new financing plan. Under the initial JV agreement, which was inked in 2014, Golden Fields Resources will earn a 50% interest in the project area from project owner... 

Rio Tinto reveals q/q iron-ore decline, but y/y growth

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     Updated 2 hours 14 minutes ago Wet weather conditions forced a 6% decline in diversified major Rio Tinto’s Pilbara iron-ore production during the first quarter ended March, while production of all other commodities increased or remained steady. Rio on Tuesday reported that global iron-ore production for the quarter reached... 

Rio Tinto reveals q/q iron-ore decline, but y/y growth


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