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Donna Slater

Donna Slater

Donna Slater is a Creamer Media Staff Writer and Photographer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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AfriTin on track to achieve plant nameplate capacity target

12th November 2020 In ensuring it remains on track to achieve nameplate production of 60 t a month, tin miner AfriTin is continuing with the first stage of the Phase 1 production ramp-up of its pilot mining and processing facility at its flagship asset, the Uis mine, in Namibia. The company is targeting the... 

Gemfields holds mini-auctions to address market demand

11th November 2020 Gemstone miner Gemfields has progressed with the planning of a series of five small and sequential emerald auctions in November and December to address market demand for specific grades, and to supplement its long-standing direct sales programme for the lowest qualities produced by its Kagem mine... 

Jubilee achieves record full-year PGM production

10th November 2020 Aim- and AltX-listed metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group’s total revenue for the financial year ended June 30 increased by 132%, to R1.1-billion. The company, which has chrome and platinum group metals (PGM) operations in South Africa and a lead, zinc and vanadium project in Zambia,... 

Kavango Resources raises £2m through oversubscribed placing

10th November 2020 Botswana-focused explorer Kavango Resources has conditionally raised £2-million, before expenses, with the issuance of 72.72-million new ordinary shares in the capital of the company, at 2.75p apiece.   The net proceeds of £1.9-million raised will primarily be used to carry out proposed... 

Updated PFS extends Dougou Extension project's life-of-mine to 30 years

9th November 2020 An updated prefeasibility study (PFS) into Aim-, ASX- and JSE-listed mineral exploration and development company Kore Potash' Dougou Extension (DX) project has extended the life-of-mine from 18.4 years to 30 years at a production rate of 400 000 t/y of potash, based on probable ore reserves. The... 

Botswana Diamonds identifies focus areas at Marsfontein, Thorny River

9th November 2020 Aim- and BSE-listed diamond explorer Botswana Diamonds' exploration programme has identified several kimberlite targets at its Marsfontien and Thorny River projects in South Africa. To build on the exploration programme, the company plans to start drilling, through a multihole programme, at the... 

Renewable energy reinforces case to restart domestic beneficiation − Smart

6th November 2020 With energy security being a significant impediment to unlocking greater investment in the resources sector of South Africa, panellists and guests heard during the Africa Down Under conference on November 6 that energy is critical for the resources sector. Orion Minerals CEO and MD Errol Smart... 

Megado Gold finds ‘significant’ gold occurrences at Ethiopia project

5th November 2020 Ethiopia-focused explorer Megado Gold, which recently listed on the ASX, reports that, with its ongoing fieldwork at its Babicho gold project in the Adola gold belt in southern Ethiopia, strong evidence of artisanal workings and indications of significant occurrences of primary hard rock gold... 

Africa Downunder to feature live feeds of African presenters

2nd November 2020 The upcoming yearly mining forum Africa Downunder (ADU) will connect African and Australian explorers, miners and investors during its virtual hosting from November 4 to 6. The event will be held at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Perth, Australia, as well as be broadcast live.  

AmaranthCX launches detailed map of South Africa’s coal rights

2nd November 2020 Mining supply sales consultancy AmaranthCX has launched its most comprehensive coal minerals map yet, timed to coincide with this week’s junior mining event, the Junior Indaba, which will take place on November 3 and 4. AmaranthCX director and owner Paul Miller says the information presented in... 


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