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Berkeley progresses Kabwe project’s DFS

By: Natalie Greve Berkeley Mineral Resources (BMR) says it is making good progress towards production of lead, zinc and copper from tailings at its Kabwe project, in Zambia, following the receipt of project approval from the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (Zema) in August. During the assessment by Zema of... 

Lonmin inks landmark BEE deals with traditional community

By: Natalie Greve Platinum major Lonmin has entered into binding agreements with the Bapo ba Mogale traditional community in relation to a series of transactions that will enable Lonmin subsidiaries to meet the required black economic-empowerment (BEE) targets. Under the arrangements, the Bapo would waive their... 

An end to platinum miner’s single-sex hostels imminent

By: Mia Breytenbach Platinum group metals producer Lonmin aims to finish converting its remaining 20 single-sex hostel blocks by the end of September, group business transformation executive VP Barnard Mokwena tells Mining Weekly. “It is a very symbolic project for us at Lonmin, as it marks the end of the single-sex... 

Additional licence expands zinc, lead explorer’s Namibia tenement

London-listed North River Resources announced last month that it had expanded its Namib lead/zinc project area, after having been granted a new exclusive prospecting licence (EPL), EPL 5075, which covers an area contiguous to its existing EPL 2902. The new EPL expands the company’s exploration... 

DFI inks JV agreement to develop Namibian diamond projects

By: Henry Lazenby Toronto-listed junior Diamond Fields International (DFI) on Thursday said it had signed a joint venture (JV) option agreement with Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation (Afri-Can) to develop the DFI's marine diamond leases in Namibia. Under terms of the agreement, Afri-Can and its local partner... 

Etango mine, Namibia

By: Sheila Barradas A uranium project situated on the flat Namib desert sands, about 38 km east of the coastal town of Swakopmund. 

Exploration at titanium prospect produces encouraging results

By: Marcel Chimwala Africa-focused resources group Tengani Titanium Minerals (TTM) says exploration undertaken at its Tengani titanium project in the lower Shire Valley district of Nsanje, in Malawi, has produced encouraging results.  

Diamond miner announces $3m financing agreement

TSX-listed diamond miner Afri-Can Marine Minerals, which is involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of major properties in Namibia, says it has entered into a financing agreement with fund manager Trinity Asset Management International of Mauritius, worth $3-million. 

Company Announcement: Afri-Can Announces $3Million Financing

Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation announces that it has entered into a financing agreement (“The Agreement”) with Trinity Assets Management International Ltd. of Mauritius.  


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