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Rainbow progresses Burundi rare earths project

By: Natasha Odendaal     22nd March 2017 Rare earth elements mining company Rainbow Rare Earths has started work on the now fully permitted Gakara rare earths project, in Burundi, ahead of trial mining. Following its $8-million fundraising and successful initial public offering (IPO) on the LSE in January, preparation for mining at... 

School Governing Bodies Visit De Beers, Venetia Mine

18th April 2016 On Friday, 15 April 2016 beneficiaries of the De Beers Teacher Subvention Programme visited De Beers, Venetia Mine. The Teacher Subvention Programme funds fifty-six additional educators and administrators for three local schools in Musina (Messina Primary School, Musina High School and Eric Louw... 

TNG releases Mt Peake mine EIS for review

By: Esmarie Swanepoel     11th February 2016 Metals developer TNG has released the mine environmental impact statement (EIS) of its proposed Mount Peake vanadium/titanium/iron project, in the Northern Territory, for public comment. The Mt Peake project comprises a mine and processing facility some 235 km north-northwest of Alice Springs. 

Sierra Metals expects grid connection to lower costs

By: Henry Lazenby     12th March 2015 Base metals miner Sierra Metals expects an improved connection to the Mexican power grid to result in lower costs, improved operational stability and open the option for further expansions at its Bolivar copper/silver/zinc mine. The TSX- and BVL-listed company on Thursday announced that, as of... 

CRG reports strong production for first four months of 2013

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     7th June 2013 LSE- and JSE-listed gold miner Central Rand Gold (CRG) on Friday reported total mining production of 83 597 t for the first four months of the year, against a target of 83 604 t. The overall mined grade was 3.25 g/t, marginally lower than 3.92 g/t in 2012. CRG noted, however, that the drop in... 

Production at Tshipi Borwa mine to start in November

By: Leandi Kolver     17th August 2012 First manganese is expected to be mined in November at manganese miner Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining’s new openpit Tshipi Borwa mine, near Kathu in the Northern Cape, Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining CEO Finn Behnken tells Mining Weekly. The Tshipi Borwa mine has been designed to produce... 

CRG reports 70% rise in Q1 production

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     24th April 2012 Johannesburg- and London-listed Central Rand Gold (CRG) reported a 70% rise in its production for the first quarter of 2012 to 4 777 oz, with 3 051 oz having been produced by its own operating plant. CRG stated on Tuesday that the ore processing plant continued to perform above expectations,... 

Sylvania books profit, reports progress at tailings operations

By: Henry Lazenby     14th March 2012 ASX- and Aim-listed Sylvania Platinum on Wednesday reported a profit of $447 207 for the six months ended December 31, compared with a loss of $2.46-million for the same period in 2010. Revenue was up by 21% to $23.65-million, compared with the $19.5-million achieved in the first half of 2010.... 


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