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By: Creamer Media Reporter Updated 4 minutes ago Coal junior Wescoal has secured R200-million in funding from Investec Bank to be used primarily for the commissioning of its Elandspruit Colliery. The financing facility includes a R180-million five-year term loan and a R20-million five-year working capital facility. →
By: Reuters Updated 7 minutes ago Botswana's mining production rose 16.7% year-on-year in the first quarter mainly due to the completion of maintenance at the Orapa diamond mine, the first set of industry figures from Statistics Botswana showed on Friday. Diamond output was the biggest contributor to growth in the first quarter,... →
By: Ajoy K Das Updated 1 hour 44 minutes ago Stung by a five-fold rise in gold imports during September, the Indian government has started considering options to tighten inward shipment of the precious metal. According to a government official, the Commerce Ministry has started consultations with various wings of the government, including... →
By: Reuters Updated 2 hours 2 minutes ago Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore said on Thursday he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections, rejecting opposition calls for him to step down immediately following a day of violent protests. The head of the armed forces, General Honore Traore,... →
By: Esmarie Swanepoel Updated 2 hours 50 minutes ago Diversified miner BHP Billiton on Friday said that the company would look at cost-cutting efficiencies at its Olympic Dam copper and uranium operation, in South Australia, before considering an expansion. “Once we are able to run our existing operation at full capacity, we then – and only then –... →
By: Esmarie Swanepoel Updated 2 hours 53 minutes ago The Australia-Africa Mining Industry Group (AAMIG) on Friday defended Australian miners operating outside of the country’s borders, following the introduction of the Australian Greens party’s Corporations Amendment Bill 2014. “Australian companies operating in Africa are regarded as being... →
By: Esmarie Swanepoel Updated 2 hours 56 minutes ago The CEO and MD of gold miner Newcrest Mining, Sandeep Biswas, on Friday outlined plans to bring the errant Lihir operation, in Papua New Guinea, under control. “I’ve spent a lot of time understanding the challenges of Lihir and have come to the conclusion that the first phase of improvement must... →
By: Esmarie Swanepoel Updated 2 hours 58 minutes ago Despite reporting a slight decline in production during the three months to September, ASX- and TSX-listed gold miner Troy Resources has maintained its production expectations for the financial year to the end of June 2015. During the quarter under review, group gold production dropped to 20 624... →