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Perseus lifts stake in OreCorp to 19.9% ahead of vote on takeover by Silvercorp
27th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has increased its interest in Tanzanian gold miner OreCorp from 15.03% to 19.9%. OreCorp owns the Nyanzaga gold project in northwest Tanzania, which has a... 


Gold scales 6-month peak on softer dollar, Fed pause bets
27th November 2023 By: Reuters

Gold prices climbed a six-month peak on Monday, supported by a weaker US dollar and on bets that the Federal Reserve is done with its interest rate hike cycle, while the focus shifted to US... 


Gold Fields interim CEO Martin Preece.
Gold Fields takes big new Scope 3 decarbonisation step
27th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The global transition to net zero emissions by 2050 requires significant deployment of clean energy technologies and increased material production and infrastructure. This is top of mind within the... 


Lack of skills should not become a constraint for mining sector recovery – Mvalo
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Department of Higher Education and Training deputy director-general Zukile Mvalo has stressed the importance of ensuring that a lack of skills does not become a constraint for the recovery and... 


Former Nedbank investment banker Paul Miller.
New Utshalo has potential to boost mining IPOs, enliven public markets
24th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa has a pressing need to reawaken its public markets and the new Utshalo must be complimented for setting out to do just that. New mining capital raisings have become too few and far... 


Silver Lake sees opportunity for Sugar Zone ‘reset’
Silver Lake sees opportunity for Sugar Zone ‘reset’
24th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based gold mining firm Silver Lake Resources continues to believe in the potential of the Sugar Zone mine, in Ontario, Canada, says chairperson David Quinlivan. The company, which in... 


A large patch of land being cleared to make way for the construction of a tailing re treatment plant being constructed for Pan African Resources at its Mintails operations
Tailings retreatment plant construction progressing
24th November 2023 By: Halima Frost

The construction of midtier gold producer Pan African Resources’ Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) plant at the Mintails site, on the West Rand of Gauteng, is progressing according to schedule and... 


A scientist sieves a sample of tin placer tailings in Cassiterite Creek on the western Seward Peninsula of Alaska
Investigating tailings dumps for in-demand minerals
24th November 2023

US State geology department the US Geological Survey (USGS) has invested more than $2-million into studying the potential to source critical mineral resources in mine waste such as mine tailings,... 


Silvercorp, OreCorp amend scheme implementation deed to increase cash consideration
23rd November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V- and NYSE-listed Silvercorp Metals and ASX-listed OreCorp have amended their August 5 scheme implementation deed to increase the cash consideration from A$0.15 to A$0.19, while retaining the... 


West Wits chairperson Michael Quinert
West Wits in talks with potential funders
23rd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed West Wits Mining, which owns the Witwatersrand Basin project (WBP), in South Africa, is in discussions with various potential capital providers for investments ranging from $15-million... 


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41 mining fatalities recorded so far in 2023
23rd November 2023 By: Darren Parker

There have been 41 fatalities in the South African mining industry to date this year, Mine Health and Safety Council mining relations programme manager Brian Ncube said at the Mining Qualifications... 


Sleeping Giant mill reawakens
23rd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed Abcourt Mines on Tuesday started processing the first tonnes from the Pershing-Manitou deposit at the Sleeping Giant mill, having begun work in September to restart the operation.... 


Mali signs agreement with Russia to build gold refinery
23rd November 2023 By: Reuters

Mali's military government said it has signed an agreement with Russia to build a gold refinery in the capital Bamako, one of a slew of deals between the two countries as Russia seeks to extend its... 


ARM founder and executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe and Wits ARM Building.
African Rainbow Minerals provides R20-million for Wits University research
23rd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is supporting postdoctoral research into water, energy and digitalisation at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg.... 


Mithril launches strategic review as Newrange deal falls through
22nd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Mithril Resources said on Wednesday that it had initiated an immediate strategic review, after an agreement for a friendly business combination with Canada’s Newrange Gold was... 


Ariana starts due diligence drilling programme at Zimbabwe project
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed mineral exploration and development company Ariana Resources has started a drilling programme at the Dokwe North and Central areas, collectively known as the Dokwe project, in Zimbabwe.... 


Mogale Tailings Retreatment project operations manager Oriel Shikwambana at launch in July.
Progress at Pan African's gold tailings treatment project on West Rand
22nd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Excellent progress has reportedly been made with the construction of the R2.5-billion gold tailings retreatment project, west of Johannesburg, on Gauteng’s West Rand. The continued momentum of the... 


Los Cuyes from site office
Adventus and Luminex to merge
22nd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed exploration companies Adventus Mining and Luminex Resources have announced their merger, creating a company that will lead the advancement of the El Domo-Curipamba copper and gold... 


Franco-Nevada revises guidance on Cobre Panama woes
22nd November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX- and NYSE-listed Franco-Nevada has revised its full-year guidance to reflect the issues experienced at First Quantum’s copper and gold mine, in Panama. Given the curtailment of operations at... 


Russian gold miner Uzhuralzoloto raises $78m in Moscow IPO
22nd November 2023 By: Reuters

Russian gold miner Uzhuralzoloto (UGC) said on Wednesday it had raised 7-billion roubles ($78-million) in an initial public offering on the Moscow Exchange, pricing at the lower end of its range.... 


Platinum Group Metals CEO Frank Hallam
New platinum group metals demand may be on way in energy generation and storage
22nd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

New demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) may be created in the energy generation and storage field, Toronto- and New York-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) stated on Wednesday. The unique... 


Westgold adds additional A$100m firepower
Westgold adds additional A$100m firepower
22nd November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-headquartered Westgold Resources on Wednesday announced a new A$100-million revolving corporate facility, which it could use for general corporate purposes. MD Wayne Bramwell said in a... 


Nigeria revokes 1 633 mining titles for defaulting on service fee
21st November 2023 By: Reuters

Nigeria has revoked 1 633 mining titles for non-payment of statutory annual service fees, its minister of mines said on Tuesday. The affected titles, which are part of a total 2 213 pencilled for... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye launches $500m bond offering
21st November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Metals and mining multinational Sibanye-Stillwater’s indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Stillwater Mining Company has launched an offering of $500-million senior, unsecured, guaranteed convertible... 


Oriole, BCM to enter into earn-in agreements on Cameroon gold projects
20th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Oriole Resources has signed two nonbinding heads of terms (HoT) with Ghana-based contractor BCM International to fast-track development of the Bibemi and Mbe gold projects, in Cameroon.... 


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Blyvoor reports R58m contribution to South Africa’s economy
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold miner Blyvoor Gold has reported that it has made a R58-million economic contribution amid persistently high gold prices, steadily growing gold output and improved operational efficiency at the... 


SAPS personnel on duty
Cabinet approves R2.1bn to fight illegal mining, organised crime
20th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Cabinet has approved the allocation of R2.1-billion in the criminal asset recovery account to provide aid in the fight against illegal mining and other organised crimes in South Africa. “Illicit... 


Liberia's President-elect Boakai to review mining concessions
20th November 2023 By: Reuters

Liberian President-elect Joseph Boakai, who defeated President George Weah in the November 14 Presidential runoff, says his administration will take a close look at mining concessions to ensure... 


Roets to step down as Caledonia COO
17th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Dana Roets will step down as COO of gold miner Caledonia Mining Corporation, with effect from February 29. He joined Caledonia as COO in 2013 and has been instrumental in the development of the... 


Spartan raises A$25m for Dalgaranga gold strategy
Spartan raises A$25m for Dalgaranga gold strategy
17th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Spartan Resources on Friday announced a A$25-million institutional placement to accelerate its growth strategy at Dalgaranga, in Western Australia’s Murchison... 


Integrated Geoscience Solutions Technical Director Dr David Khoza.
Imperative that exploration plan be implemented as matter of urgency – Khoza
17th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If South Africa is not to be left out of the exploration boom, spurred by the immense mineral resources required to develop technologies needed to achieve net zero, it is imperative that the... 


Interim Gold Fields CEO Martin Preece.
Between 50 MW and 80 MW of wind power on way at South Deep – Gold Fields
16th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The South Deep gold mine west of Johannesburg, which is already benefitting from 50 MW of solar power commissioned last year, is poised to be boosted by another 50 MW to 80 MW of wind power going... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
16th November 2023

This week: South Africa has the skills to resolve the Transnet issue – Menar, and, AngloGold reaffirms 2023 production guidance 


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