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SRK Ghana expanding into other West African markets

By: Nadine James     19th October 2018 As the economic mood in the global mining industry turns towards the better, SRK Consulting’s Accra office, in Ghana, has been making inroads into new markets in Côte d’Ivoire and Togo, SRK Ghana country manager John Kwofie noted in a release last week. He believes that there is potential for... 

Bulk sampling programme gets under way at Nayega manganese project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th August 2018 Aim-listed Keras Resources has started Phase 1 of its 10 000 t bulk sampling testwork programme, at its Nayega manganese project, in northern Togo. Carriere Mines Travaux Public was appointed as mining and logistics contractor, which has established the testwork site and started the mining... 

Keras advances testwork at Togo manganese project

By: Anine Kilian     15th August 2018 Aim-listed Keras Resources has made a number of appointments to advance the 10 000 t bulk sampling metallurgical test work programme at the Nayega manganese project, in northern Togo. Keras has appointed Graham Stacey as project manager, Carriere Mines Travaux Public (CMTP) as the turnkey mining... 

Keras Resources to undertake $1.5m test programme at Togo project

By: Anine Kilian     23rd July 2018 Aim-listed Keras Resources has been granted permission to undertake a $1.5-million bulk sampling metallurgical test work programme at its Nayega manganese project, in northern Togo. The company on Monday said this included the processing of 10 000 t of beneficiated manganese ore by a major... 

South Zambezi delivers Engineering services: for Africa by Africans 

By: Tracy Hancock     1st December 2017 South Zambezi corporate director Sikanyisiwe Phiri and Makoko Makgonye discuss its role in developing Africa 

Bristow, Friedland may go head-to-head in on-stage copper-gold debate

By: Martin Creamer     7th November 2017 Dr Mark Bristow of Randgold Resources and Robert Friedland of Ivanhoe Mines may go head-to-head in a live on-stage gold-versus-copper debate at the Investing in African Mining Indaba event at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8, Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose disclosed... 

Mining Indaba offering new junior zone, boosting interface opportunities 

By: Martin Creamer     4th July 2017 Strong new thrusts are planned for next year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, which is scheduled to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 5 to 8, once again to support investment in mining companies operating in Africa and to provide an effective platform... 

Hummingbird secures $60m debt facility with West African bank Coris

By: Natasha Odendaal     11th April 2017 Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has secured a four-year $60-million senior secured term debt facility with West Africa-based Coris Bank International to fund the ongoing construction of the Yanfolila gold mine, in Mali. The new debt agreement replaced the funding line previously anticipated with... 

Mining Indaba remains pivotal to Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     3rd February 2017 The mineral resources sector remains “critically important” to the African continent, which is why the Investing in African Mining Indaba has consistently been regarded as an event of “paramount significance”, says Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose. This is also a key motivation for the at least 24... 

Mining Indaba remains pivotal to Africa 

By: Ilan Solomons     27th January 2017 The mineral resources sector remains “critically important” to the African continent, which is why the Investing in African Mining Indaba has consistently been regarded as an event of “paramount significance”, says Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose. This is also a key motivation for the at least 24... 

Mining Indaba remains pivotal to Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     27th January 2017 The mineral resources sector remains “critically important” to the African continent, which is why the Investing in African Mining Indaba has consistently been regarded as an event of “paramount significance”, says Mining Indaba MD Alex Grose. This is also a key motivation for the at least 24... 

Wits, Chinese university in partnership to boost research

By: David Oliveira     20th January 2017 The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) established the Joint International Research Laboratory of China–Africa Mining Geospatial Informatics in November last year at a ceremony in Xuzhou, China, to further the mining research of the two... 

Trump victory hits the war on coal

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd December 2016 By Geoff Hill There was promise in the air: a climate change meeting in Marrakech, Morocco, the same week as the White House was set to be won by Hillary Clinton and a team in tune with calls for a curb on coal.   In early November, more than 10 000 delegates and activists were in Morocco for the... 

Miner buys Moz forestry firm to access limestone deposit

By: Keith Campbell     11th November 2016 London AIM-listed miner Premier African Minerals (Premier) completed its acquisition of a majority stake in private Mozambican company TCT Indústrias Florestais (TCT IF) at the very end of last month. Premier now owns 52% of the Mozambican enterprise. It did so by buying 26% of the interests in... 

Keras targets 30 000 oz/y output from mid-2017

By: Anine Kilian     28th June 2016 Aim-listed Keras Resources is targeting the production of 30 000 oz/y of gold from mid-2017. The company, which has gold mining operations in Australia, officially became a cash-generative mining company in March. 

Majority stake sought in Moz limestone project

3rd June 2016 Aim-traded, multicommodity mining and natural resource development company focused on Southern and West Africa, Premier African Minerals, has conditionally agreed to pay $2.1-million for an initial 52% interest in Mozambique-based natural resources company TCT Industrias Florestais. Under the... 

Tungsten project ships first concentrates

4th September 2015 Aim-listed multi-commodity mining and resource development company Premier African Minerals announced last month that plant modifications for its flagship RHA Tungsten project, in Zimbabwe, had arrived on site and that the first tungsten concentrate from the project had been shipped to Durban,... 

The roles of aviation in supporting mining 

By: Keith Campbell     21st August 2015 Mining depends on infrastructure – so much so that mining companies sometimes have to build and operate their own railways, ports and power stations in parts of the world in which such essentials are nonexistent or woefully inadequate. And those parts of the world tend to be rather isolated or... 

The roles of aviation in supporting mining

By: Keith Campbell     21st August 2015 Mining depends on infrastructure. So much so that mining companies sometimes have to build and operate their own railways, ports and power stations, in parts of the world in which such essentials are non-existent or woefully inadequate. And those parts of the world tend to be rather isolated or... 

Nayega resource rises to 14Mt – Ferrex

1st April 2015 Aim-listed manganese and iron-ore developer Ferrex on Wednesday reported that its Nayega manganese project’s resource has increased to 14-million tons at 12.4% manganese. The company said this was a significant milestone for the mine, in northern Togo, which the company was developing into a 250... 

Ferrex progresses DFS for Togo manganese project

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     30th March 2015 Aim-listed manganese development and iron-ore exploration company Ferrex on Monday reported that the definitive feasibility study (DFS) on its Nayega project, in northern Togo, was nearing completion. The company was now focused on accelerating the start-up model to export 250 000 t/y of... 

Ferrex raises funds for Togo manganese project

25th February 2015 Aim-listed manganese development and iron-ore exploration company Ferrex has raised £835 000, before expenses, through the placing of 127-million new ordinary shares to provide working capital to finalise the construction of its flagship Nayega manganese project in Togo, West Africa. Ferrex had... 

Ferrex continues development of African plays, eyes mineral producer status

By: Natalie Greve     18th February 2015 Manganese development and iron-ore exploration company Ferrex has made “solid” headway in the development of its multicommodity portfolio throughout Africa, maintaining its objective of becoming a low-cost producer of minerals for the steel industry. The Aim-listed group outlined in results... 

FDI flows to Africa fell in 2014, outlook weighed down by weak commodities

By: Terence Creamer     29th January 2015 Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Africa fell by 3% to around $55-billion in 2014, amid an 8% fall in global inflows to an estimated $1.26-trillion, from $1.36-trillion in 2013. In its Global Investment Trends Monitor, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad)... 

Enviro permit granted for Nayega manganese project

By: Leandi Kolver     30th October 2014 Aim-listed iron-ore and manganese developer Ferrex on Thursday announced that the environmental permit for its Nayega manganese project, in Northern Togo, had been granted. The environmental permit set the conditions for the operation of the mine, with Ferrex noting that it was a major milestone... 

Exploration results confirm potential to boost Nayega resource

By: Leandi Kolver     16th October 2014 Exploration results from pit sampling at Aim-listed Ferrex’s Nayega manganese project, in Togo, have confirmed a number of targets with the potential to increase the project’s current Joint Ore Reserves Committee-compliant resource of 11-million tonnes, MD Dave Reeves said on Thursday. He noted... 

Nayega manganese mining permit award expected in Q4

By: Leandi Kolver     15th September 2014 Aim-listed iron-ore and manganese developer Ferrex expected the mining permit for its Nayega manganese project, in Northern Togo, to be awarded during the fourth quarter of the year, MD Dave Reeves said on Monday. He noted that the definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the 250 000 t/y manganese... 

Mining companies to follow holistic approach to infrastructure development

By: Pimani Baloyi     11th July 2014 Mining companies operating in Africa are starting to understand the importance of developing infrastructure that will not only enable easy access to their operations but also benefit their host communities, says newly established logistics and materials management consultancy Greiner Mendi and... 

‘Hot spot’ Ivory Coast may host next new Randgold mine 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd July 2014 Under-explored Ivory Coast, which has just introduced what is seen as the most investor-friendly mining code in Africa, may become the site of the sixth mine that the London- and Nasdaq-listed Randgold Resources will build on the continent. Randgold Resources CEO Dr Mark Bristow described the... 

Premier adequately funded for future after Danakil deal

By: Leandi Kolver     26th June 2014 Following a range of transactions during the first half of this year, including its 30% sale of the Danakil potash project, in Ethiopia, Aim-listed Premier African Minerals would be adequately funded for the foreseeable future, Premier executive chairperson and CEO George Roach said on Thursday.... 

Africa

By: Alida Odendaal     9th June 2014 Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa 

Randgold in sweet spot as it looks to million-ounce-a-year decade

By: Martin Creamer     29th May 2014 London- and Nasdaq-listed gold mining company Randgold Resources, which produced a record 283 763 oz in the three months to March 31, is in a sweet spot as it reaps the benefit of 19 dogged years of low-cost discovery and development that enables it to cock a snook at low gold prices. Well... 

Africa

By: Alida Odendaal     5th May 2014 Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa  

Ferrex to raise £1.65m to accelerate mine developments

By: Natalie Greve     24th March 2014 In a bid to generate capital to support the continued development of the company's African iron-ore and manganese assets, multicommodity asset developer Ferrex has entered into placing agreements to raise £1.65-million through the issue of 92.5-million ordinary shares. Ferrex MD Dave Reeves said... 

Africa

By: Alida Odendaal     21st February 2014 Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa  

Balamara sells noncore assets

By: Esmarie Iannucci     19th February 2014 Diversified junior Balamara Resources has reached an agreement to divest of its portfolio of non-core base metals assets in the Balkans in a deal valued at A$15.2-million. The company announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with a European consortium to sell its Monty, Varesh and... 

Mebaga has potential for significant DSO-grade deposit

By: Leandi Kolver     11th December 2013 Initial drilling at Africa-focused Ferrex’s 309 km2 Mebaga direct-shipping ore (DSO) iron-ore project in Gabon has underpinned the project’s potential to hold a significant DSO-grade deposit, Ferrex MD Dave Reeves said on Wednesday. The nine-hole diamond drilling campaign showed a wide intercept... 

Premier signs RHA tungsten offtake MoU

By: Leandi Kolver     2nd December 2013 Aim-listed multicommodity company Premier African Minerals has entered into a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an offtake partner, which would acquire tungsten from Premier’s 49%-owned RHA tungsten project, in the Kamativi Tin Belt, in Zimbabwe. The MoU outlined the basis of... 

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