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Openpit contractor’s mandate extended

     23rd October 2015 Aveng Mining subsidiary and mining contractor Aveng Moolmans has been awarded a five-year extension of its contract with the Tshipi Borwa openpit manganese mine, in the Northern Cape. The mine is owned by empowerment company Tshipi e Ntle Manganese Mining, and the contract extension was put into... 

Successful Southgold business rescue precedent-setting – lawyer 

By: Natalie Greve     3rd July 2014 The successfully concluded business rescue of Southgold Exploration this week has set a precedent in the South African debt restructuring landscape, demonstrating that ailing businesses had a vehicle through which they could potentially avoid liquidation. “This is probably the biggest and most... 

LionGold raises funds to pursue gold assets

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     15th August 2013 Singapore-listed LionGold would look to raise up to S$202-million through a share placement and warrant issue to fund its acquisition drive. “The S$200-millio we have proposed raising will provide LIonGold with a war chest to take advantage of the immediate, extraordinary opportunities we have... 

Shandong Qixing raises $300m for Stonewall Mining acquisition

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     18th June 2013 China’s Shandong Qixing Iron Tower has raised some $300-million as part of efforts to conclude the acquisition of ASX-listed Stonewall Resources. In May, the junior gold developer entered into a conditional agreement with Shandong regarding the possible sale of its subsidiary Stonewall Mining... 

Great Basin Gold to secure $35m DIP loan

By: Henry Lazenby     20th September 2012 Indebted miner Great Basin Gold on Thursday said it was to secure a $35-million loan by order of the British Columbia Supreme Court, following its Companies Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) filing made on Wednesday. The company said it had agreed to a “comprehensive” term sheet from its existing... 

Great Basin Gold subsidiary files for creditor protection

By: Henry Lazenby     19th September 2012 Toronto-listed Great Basin Gold’s embattled South African subsidiary Southgold Exploration on Tuesday filed for bankruptcy protection under the South African business rescue procedures. The announcement followed its parent last week suspending all mining operations at its Burnstone mine, in the... 

Company Announcement: Appointment of New Board Members

     28th August 2012 Mutiny Gold Ltd is pleased to announce it has appointed two new Board Members. Mr Rowan Johnston and Mr Paul Wright will join the Board as Non-Executive Directors 


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