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Perseus enters into co-investment cooperation agreement with Saudi company
21st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has entered into a cooperation agreement with Ajlan & Bros Mining & Metals Company (ABM), the mining division of Saudi Arabia-based investment conglomerate... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Rich new Copper 360 discovery points to big Chile-type copper mine potential
20th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Okiep Copper Company, which mining company Newmont established in 1937, is today one of the 100%-owned subsidiaries of South Africa’s Copper 360, the only pure copper play listed on the... 


Platreef exploration
Consultancy laments R10bn/y deficit in exploration investment against govt target
19th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite the South African government having set a target to attract 5% of global exploration spend within five years from 2019, the country attracted just 0.8% of global exploration spend in 2022... 


Kin Mining proposes merger with PNX Metals
16th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following the recently completed sale of certain gold deposits to Genesis Minerals, ASX-listed Kin Mining is well-funded with A$75-million in cash and liquid assets and is now looking for potential... 


A group of make shift tents and lean to's in the DRC Bush which houses artisanal miners and their families
DRC investment to be buoyed by elevated copper price
16th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

A forecasted increase in global copper prices will encourage continued investment in the “copper and cobalt mining powerhouse of Africa” – the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – reports... 


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Explorer issues tenders for project drilling
16th February 2024

As it looks to progress the development of its Adumbi project, Canadian gold exploration company Loncor sent drilling tenders to a number of drilling companies to bid on a 11 000 m deep drilling... 


 A young boy miner stood in front of an openpit artisanal mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Human rights a key issue
16th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

Modern slavery risk mitigation data and research company Evidencity says although poor governance is an endemic issue in the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the protection... 


A raw rock of pegmatite
Explorer starts Tanganyika-based drill programme
16th February 2024

During January, junior explorer and developer AJN Resources started percussion drilling on its Manono Northeast project in the Tanganyika province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Local... 


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Reforms, Mining Exploration Fund, black ownership make headlines
15th February 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the need for energy and logistics reforms for sustainable mining; the agreement between the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy and the IDC for... 


Ariana mulls further involvement in Zim project following due diligence drilling
15th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Ariana Resources has completed 1 222 m of diamond drilling for due diligence purposes on the Dokwe gold project, in Zimbabwe. The company is targeting the Dokwe North and Dokwe Central... 


Barrick CEO Mark Bristow.
Barrick replaces 140% of gold reserve, no need for ‘dilutionary or delusionary’ M&A
15th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

New York- and Toronto-listed mining company Barrick has replaced more than 140% of its gold reserves in the last five years and more importantly at the same grade, Barrick CEO Dr Mark Bristow... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
14th February 2024

This week: Multotec optimistic about African mining; Mining needs new ways to increase productivity; and, FLSmidth discusses innovations for sustainable mining 


ARME founder and CEO Adelaide Ruiters.
2024 defining year for world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine, looking at IPO
12th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Adelaide Ruiters has been slogging away for ten years to get the world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine up and running. Now, 2024 looks like the year she'll likely do it. Ribbon-cutting for... 


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HPX, Liberian govt, Guma sign letter of intent to develop Liberty Corridor
12th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

US-based mineral exploration and development company High Power Exploration (HPX), which is backed by Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland, has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the... 


Premier publishes new mineral resource estimate for Zulu project
9th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has published a new South African Mineral Resource Committee- (Samrec-) compliant mineral resource estimate (MRE) for its wholly-owned Zulu lithium and tantalum... 


Minerals Council CEO Mzila Mthenjane
Mining industry sustainability hinges on energy, logistics reforms, Minerals Council stresses
9th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The sustainability of the South African mining industry and its ability to play a meaningful and positive role in society and the economy are dependent on urgent and extensive structural reforms in... 


A group of core samples listed and on display at last years PDAC
PDAC to focus on new industry fundamentals
9th February 2024

This year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention, will include a key programme that will help miners understand how to navigate environmental, social and governance... 


Programme eyes critical minerals
9th February 2024 By: Donna Slater

Independent Vancouver, Canada-based public geoscience organisation Geoscience British Columbia is bringing together government, industry and other partners for the first desktop phase of the... 


A Veracio TruGyro implement placed on tests on a red rock surface
Positive reaction to machine, tech partnership
9th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

Mining equipment manufacturer Veracio, a new subsidiary of international exploration drilling company Boart Longyear, says although its partnership with directional drilling service provider... 


African Pioneer extends Ongombo prospecting licence, upgrades mineral resource estimate
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

London-listed exploration and resource development company African Pioneer has been notified that the exclusive prospecting licence (EPL) 5772, 40 km northeast of Windhoek, Namibia, has been... 


Madison Metals executive chairperson and CEO Duane Parnham
Madison reports high-grade uranium discovery at Khan
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Upstream uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals has discovered a high-grade uranium mineralisation at Anomaly 5, located within the company’s Khan project at Madison West in... 


Copper and uranium explorer announces ASX listing
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Litchfield Minerals, a junior exploration company focused on the Northern Territory, on Wednesday announced its planned listing on the ASX. With an initial focus on uranium and copper exploration,... 


copper element abstract
Mingomba discovery highlights value of Konkola West by proximity
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals has highlighted the promise of its Konkola West copper project, in Zambia, thanks to its close proximity to the Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos-backed KoBold Metals’ Mingomba... 


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DMRE, IDC establish Junior Mining Exploration Fund
7th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) have signed a memorandum of agreement officially establishing the Junior... 


Sampling confirms extensive gold at Tati project
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

London-listed exploration company Power Metal Resources reports that recent geochemical soil sampling assay results from the Tati gold project, in Botswana, have confirmed the presence of three... 


From left Minerals Council South Africa’s Sietse van der Woude, Dr Thuthula Balfour, Japie Fullard, Mzila Mthenjane and Dushendra Naidoo.
Noise-induced hearing loss now highest priority mining health condition, Indaba hears
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Noise-induced hearing loss has displaced tuberculosis (TB) and silicosis as the top priority health threat in the South African mining industry. “I’m emphasising noise-induced hearing loss because... 


Aurum raises cash for West African gold hunt
6th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration company Aurum Resources on Tuesday announced it would raise about A$7-million in an oversubscribed share placement, after receiving firm commitments from institutional and sophisticated... 


Earthlab poised for further global growth
Earthlab poised for further global growth
5th February 2024

South African geological consulting company Earthlab is poised to further expand its global footprint through the commercial and technical experience it has accumulated across 23 countries since it... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


Galileo identifies three targets in Botswana for follow-up exploration work
30th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Galileo Resources has defined three potential drill targets with a combined strike length of about 6 km on its PL253 licence in the Kalahari Copper Belt of Botswana. The three... 


Caledonia will soon alter Blanket mine plan to include more resources, reserves
30th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

NYSE- and Aim-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation has reported more encouraging results from deep level drilling at the Blanket gold mine, in Zimbabwe, which it says validates the continuity of... 


Resource update paves way for Youanmi PFS
30th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Western Australia-focused Rox Resources has updated the mineral resource estimate (MRE) of the Youanmi project, confirming it as one of the highest-grade emerging gold projects in Australia. The... 


Extension granted to all Cinovec licences – European Metals
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dual-listed European Metals Holdings (EMH) has announced the granting of an extension to all four of its exploration licences at the Cinovec lithium project, in Czech Republic.    These licences... 


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