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Mid-tier Mining

Appea joins Queensland’s 30-year ResourcesQ initiative

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) on Friday announced that it had joined the advisory board to help drive the Queensland government’s 30-year ResourcesQ initiative, aimed at promoting resources investment and...
28th February 2014

Conference to look at success strategies in the junior mining sector

The second yearly Junior Mining and Exploration Conference, which will run from November 5 to 7 at The Forum, in Bryanston, Johannesburg, will this year aim to further promote investment, development, growth and sustainability in the Southern...
18th October 2013
Company Announcement

Company Annoucements:Converting high risk into high reward: strategies for success in the Junior Mining sector PDF Available

Junior to mid-tier mining companies play an important role in exploiting the vast potential of the mineral sector in Southern Africa.  While there is no question about the gravity of the challenges that players in this sector face, there is also...
9th October 2013

Gold One FY output grows 96% after acquisitions

ASX- and JSE-listed mid-tier mining group Gold One on Thursday reported a 96% increase in gold production to 241 755 oz for the year ended December 31, 2012. The improved output was bolstered by the strategic acquisitions of Goliath Gold Mining,...
28th February 2013
Junior Mining & Exploration Conference

Company Announcement: Inaugural Event 2012 PDF Available

The Junior Mining & Exploration Conference & Exhibition, is set to take place from 6th – 8th November, 2012, at Turbine Hall, Newtown, Johannesburg
5th September 2012

Meridian to sell Lennard Shelf to Chinese shareholder

ASX-listed diversified explorer Meridian Minerals has signed a nonbinding agreement with a Chinese investor Northwest Nonferrous International Investment Company to sell its Lennard Shelf lead/zinc project, for A$78-million. Northwest is...
12th May 2011

IFC earmarks $300m for African mining investments over 3 yrs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced its intention to invest $300-million in mining companies operating in Africa over the next three years. IFC senior investment officer for mining infrastructure and natural resources in...
9th February 2011

Senate committee slams MRRT, says ‘worse’ than super tax PDF Available

Australia’s proposed minerals resources rent tax (MRRT) would be worse for mining jobs and investment than its super profits tax (SPT) predecessor, a Parliamentary senate select committee on fuel and energy has said. The committee, made up of...
30th July 2010

Rockwell challenges Pala to come clean on 'restructuring'

TSX- and JSE-listed Rockwell Diamonds, which said on Friday it would not file its annual financial statements on time, is still waiting for any definitive indication of what rogue shareholder Pala Investments thinks should be done differently at...
1st June 2009

Explorer growing into fully fledged gold miner

Acquisition opportunities are available in the current market
Gold mining company Pan African Resources CEO Jan Nelson is positive that the company will become a 500 000 ounce producer within the next five years
7th November 2008
Indaba Roundup

Continued software growth in Africa

Mining productivity solutions provider Gemcom Software International reported continuing growth of its operations in Africa, with the addition of new personnel, locations and an expanded range of offerings.
9th March 2007

South African operations underpin Petra potential

Johan Dippenaar It has been a long haul for chartered accountant Johan Dippenaar and his colleague, geologist Jim Davidson, from taking over a near-moribund diamond operation near Swartruggens in 1990, to being CEO of a successful mid-tier mining company today.
7th October 2005
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