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Malawi gov't sets innovative permitting example by working alongside mining company
28th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

On the face of it, South Africa could do a lot more to speed up critical minerals mining development in South Africa. An example of doing so that catches the eye is the extra mile the government of... 

Tsodilo welcomes positive court outcome in Botswana
28th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

International resource exploration company Tsodilo Resources says the High Court of Botswana has rendered an order that interdicts and restrains the Mines and Energy Minister – through the... 

Akobo’s shares start trading on the OTCQX Best Market
28th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Ethiopia-focused gold exploration and mining company Akobo Minerals announced on September 28 that its shares would now trade on the OTCQX Best Market, under the ticker symbol of AKOBF. The OTCQX... 

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Oriole thinks Wapouzé should be mined for clinker, not gold
27th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed exploration company Oriole Resources has announced that it has formally submitted a request to alter the designation of the Wapouzé licence area, in Cameroon, from its original focus on... 

Anax raises exploration funding
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Explorer Anax Metals will raise A$5-million in a non-renounceable entitlement offer to fund exploration at its Whim Creek base metals project, in Western Australia, as well as for lithium... 

Todd River takes major landholding in Canada
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Todd River Resources has struck an agreement to acquire three lithium exploration projects in the Northwest Territories, in Canada, which could be transformative for the company. The... 

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Qld miners concerned about skills and rising costs - report
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Skilled worker shortages, government policy settings, rising costs and global economic conditions are among the main concerns for Queensland resources companies, according to a report by the... 

Empire Metals raises £3m to expand and accelerate Pitfield exploration
26th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold and copper exploration and development company Empire Metals has raised £3-million to advance exploration at its Pitfield project, in Western Australia. This was done by way of an... 

Pacgold raises A$3.2m for exploration
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior gold explorer Pacgold will raise A$3.2-million in a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors. The junior will issue 16.7-million shares at a price of 19c each under its... 

Lefroy raises funds for exploration
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Lefroy Exploration has received firm commitments to raise A$6.2-million to fund nickel and gold exploration in Western Australia. The company on Friday said it will place some... 

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Copper mine invests in aerial survey tech
22nd September 2023

Copper miner Lubambe Copper Mine (LCM) claims its underground Lubambe mine’s technical services division’s adoption and implementation of an aerial drone-based surveying technology to improve data... 

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Explorer commences soil sampling campaign
22nd September 2023

Following the receipt of forest permits in July, energy minerals explorer and developer Tertiary Minerals has started soil sampling at its Konkola West project in Zambia with about 260 soil samples... 

Fortuna completes acquisition of Chesser, strengthening West African presence
21st September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Canadian precious metals minerFortuna has closed the previously announced acquisition of gold exploration company Chesser Resources. Fortuna acquired 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares of... 

Ascot buys Seacan Labs in BC
21st September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Ascot Resources has completed a transaction with Seacan Labs to acquire its full-service assay laboratory facility in Stewart, British Columbia. The lab, located 25 km from the... 

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AGC welcomes new major shareholder
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Australian Gold and Copper (AGC) has unveiled a major new shareholder in Hong Kong-based Delin Mining Group Corporation. AGC on Thursday revealed a A$10.1-million investment from Delin,... 

More drilling planned at Shinganda copper, gold mine
20th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Up to 2 000 m of diamond drilling is expected to start soon to test multiple shallow copper/gold targets along, and parallel to, the Shinganda Splay Fault at London-listed Galileo Resources'... 

Norway's Aker BP may explore for seabed minerals, CEO says
20th September 2023 By: Reuters

Norway's second-largest listed oil and gas company, Aker BP, said it would consider applying for licenses to mine minerals from the seabed if parliament approves a plan for such exploration.... 

BBX raises funds for Brazil exploration
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior BBX Minerals will raise A$6-million to fund a rare earth exploration (REE) programme in Brazil. The ASX-listed company has received firm commitments for the placement of more than... 

Australian Rare Earths increases Koppamurra resource
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior explorer Australian Rare Earths has reported an 84% increase in the resource at its Koppamurra rare earths project in South Australia, with the resource now standing at 186-million tonnes at... 

Ora Banda completes Lady Ida sale
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Ora Banda Mining has completed the sale of its non-core Lady Ida tenements, in Western Australia. The ASX-listed company earlier this year struck a A$10-million agreement over the... 

Andrada confirms lithium intersected pegmatites from Lithium Ridge drilling
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Namibian metals mining company Andrada Mining on September 18 confirmed that all drill holes – from assay results for the remaining reverse circulation (RC) exploration drilling results of an... 

Pensana confirms rare-earth mineralisation at Angola target
15th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Metals company Pensana on September 14 confirmed that the  Sulima West laterite target at its Coola exploration project, in Angola, contains three main types of rare-earth minerals. This was... 

Future Battery Minerals raises cash
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Future Battery Minerals will raise A$7.6-million in a share placement to accelerate exploration at its Kangaroo Hills and Nevada lithium projects. The company on Friday said it had... 

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NT exploration spend rises
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral exploration expenditure in the Northern Territory in the 2022/23 financial year shot up to A$200.1-million, or a 17% increase from the previous year and the highest recorded since 2011/12,... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African proposes dividend, expands renewables, heads beyond 200 000 oz/y
13th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first 10 MW solar plant at Evander gold-mining operation of Pan African Resources is reducing group all-in sustaining costs (AISC) by more than $10/oz with this number set to increase in coming... 

As a proof-of-concept project, Marsfontein is delivering diamond recoveries and values above expectations
Mining of dumps, exploration ongoing at Marsfontein project
13th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Diamond producer Botswana Diamonds (BOD) states that mining at the dumps of the company’s Marsfontein project is ongoing. In an update on its Marsfontein and Thorny River projects, in South Africa,... 

Critical Mineral Resources expanding its portfolio
12th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Clean energy commodities exploration and development company Critical Mineral Resources (CMR) on September 12 provided its first operational update since acquiring its Moroccan subsidiary Atlantic... 

School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 

NickelSearch and Allkem hunt for lithium
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed NickelSearch has joined forces with lithium miner Allkem to evaluate the lithium potential at the Carlingup nickel sulphide project, in Western Australia. Allkem will review the... 

Australia remains committed to African partnerships
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia remained committed to building a relationship with Africa, despite the recent abrupt decision by Austrade to close its office in South Africa in lieu of a desk in Nairobi. Speaking on... 

Orion MD and CEO Errol Smart
Orion Minerals awarded more prospecting areas for its Okiep portfolio
4th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has secured additional prospecting rights on its existing Okiep Copper project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. The Department of Mineral Resources and... 

Fireweed raises C$16.8m to expand drill programme
4th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed exploration company Fireweed Metals has closed a nonbrokered private placement, raising C$16.8-million that it will use to expand its 2023 drill programme in northern Canada. The... 

Exploration spend sets records for June quarter
4th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has shown that mineral exploration expenditure in Australia rose to record highs in the June quarter. In original terms, quarter on quarter,... 

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