R/€ = 14.20 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 11.57 Change: -0.02
Au 1328.95 $/oz Change: -0.15
Pt 997.00 $/oz Change: 1.20


TMAC achieves permitting milestones in Yukon project developments

By: Henry Lazenby     19th January 2018 Gold producer TMAC Resources has achieved a significant permitting milestone for its Madrid and Boston gold deposits, after the Nunavut Impact Review Board and the Nunavut Water Board accepted the final environmental-impact statement and water licence applications and started a coordinated review... 

Miners bolster senior ranks in preparation for fast-paced 2018

By: Henry Lazenby     16th January 2018 Several Canadian listed miners reported senior management changes on Tuesday. Marine mining hopeful Nautilus Minerals announced Tuesday that Tariq Al Barwani has been appointed to the role of nonexecutive chairperson. Al Barwani joined the board in May 2016. He is a director and shareholder of MB... 

TMAC again lowers guidance as mill ramp-up slows

By: Henry Lazenby     15th August 2017 Emerging gold producer TMAC Resources expects to produce even fewer ounces this year at its Dorris mine, in Canada’s Nunavut Territory, as a slower-than-expected ramp-up of the plant impacted on the operation’s most recent quarterly performance. TMAC poured first gold at Dorris – part of the Hope... 

Berkeley Energia takes another step towards mine construction

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     20th December 2016 Aim-listed Berkeley Energia on Tuesday said that construction at its 100%-owned Salamanca uranium mine, near Madrid, Spain, will start early next year, following the order of the first major items for the crushing circuit. Proceeds raised from a recent $30-million equity raise have been used to... 

Lithium Americas aligns with key strategic market movers

By: Henry Lazenby     12th April 2016 Mere weeks after forming a 50/50 joint venture (JV) with global chemicals company Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) to develop the significant Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Jujuy, Argentina, Canadian project developer Lithium Americas (LAC) has signed a nonexclusive memorandum of... 

New multipurpose scissor lift platform developed

     27th March 2015 To enhance logistics of underground mining operations, concrete equipment and material-placing equipment manufacturer Putzmeister has developed the Minelift 4 scissor-lift platform. 

Iron-ore major receives global awards

     16th January 2015 Mining major Anglo American iron-ore business unit Kumba Iron Ore announced in October that the Top Employers Institute has certified the company as a top employer in South Africa for its employee offerings. The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognises... 

09/11/2012 (On-The-Air) 

By: Martin Creamer     9th November 2012 Foreign investors in South Africa’s latest batch of renewable energy opportunities have hit the ground running; Strong calls are being made for the crafting of a new social compact for the mining industry to prevent another Marikana; and Impala Platinum is working with the Department of Science... 

Sennen Resources strongly advises against Liberty Silver’s hostile bid

By: Henry Lazenby     25th August 2012 Gold junior Sennen Resources on Friday strongly advised its shareholders to reject an extended hostile offer by Liberty Silver for the company. Sennen, which is currently funding a $5-million exploration programme as part of a five-year option agreement with North Arrow Minerals, to earn 60%... 


By: Martin Creamer     20th July 2012 Spanish coal miners are seen firing handmade rockets during clashes with the Spanish riot civil guard at the Pozo Santiago coal mine in Aller, in northern Spain. Mineworker unions complain that planned government subsidy withdrawals will destroy coal mining, which relies on state aid to compete... 


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