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Combatting SA’s water crisis

29th October 2020 By Raymond Obermeyer, Managing Director, SEW Eurodrive South Africa’s water crises has been well documented in recent years. What has become increasingly apparent is that there is no single water problem, instead the country is faced with a multitude of different challenges which vary from area... 

Newmont increases quarterly dividend by 60% to $0.40 a share

29th October 2020 NYSE- and TSX-listed Newmont Corporation has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.40 a share for the third quarter. The dividend, payable on December 28, represents a 60% increase compared with the prior quarterly dividend of $0.25 a share. 

US DFC to assess if Lepidico's Namibia project qualifies for financing

29th October 2020 ASX-listed Lepidico has entered into a formal mandate with the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to undertake an in-depth analysis and evaluation of the Karibib Phase 1 project, in Namibia, to determine whether the project qualifies for DFC financing. The DFC will undertake... 

Avidian seeks to increase US visibility as it starts trading on OTCQB

29th October 2020 TSX-V-listed Avidian Gold Corp started trading on the OTCQB Venture marketplace (OTCQB), effective October 28. “Avidian’s key areas of interest are advanced-stage gold projects located in the US in two of the best mining jurisdictions in the world – Alaska and Nevada. 

Gowest secures all environmental permits to bring Bradshaw into commercial production

29th October 2020 Canadian gold exploration and development company Gowest Gold has received the last environmental permit needed to bring its Bradshaw prospect, which is part of the North Timmins gold project, into commercial production. The company reported on October 28 that it had received official notice from... 

Giyani expects Botswana DEA to approve K Hill SToR by end of the quarter

29th October 2020 TSX-V-listed Giyani Metals Corp expects the Botswana Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) to approve the scoping and terms of reference (SToR) for its K Hill managanese project later this quarter. The environmental- and social-impact assessment (Esia) approval by the DEA is a two-stage... 

Vauramo to lead Metso Outotec to 2023; group unveils strategic, financial targets

28th October 2020 Pekka Vauramo will continue as president and CEO of Metso Outotec Corporation until the end of 2023. Metso Outotec, a process technology, equipment and services company serving the minerals, metals and aggregates industries, was established earlier this year after the fnalisation of a merger... 

Brixton Metals, HPX enter into $44.5m earn-in agreement over Hog Heaven project

28th October 2020 Canadian exploration and development company Brixton Metals has entered into a binding heads of agreement with High Power Exploration (HPX), a mineral exploration and development company led by chairperson and CEO Robert Friedland, with respect to a $44.5-million earn-in and joint venture on... 

Zijin officially opens Buriticá

27th October 2020 Chinese miner Zijin Mining has formally opened the Buriticá underground gold mine, in Colombia. The company acquired the mine following the acquisition of Continental Gold in March 2020. 

Fluid Power Valve Technologies still going strong

27th October 2020 Established in 2006, Fluid Power Valve Technologies (Pty) Ltd manufactures the Wafer-and-Flanged Model Clarkson-type Knife Gate Valves, in sizes: 50mm – 700mm. All sleeves and parts are interchangeable. We have also developed a Polyurethane-type Knife Gate Valve for more aggressive slurries, in... 


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