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Gramalote gold project, Colombia – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

B2Gold and AngloGold Ashanti plan to put the project up for sale. 


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Havieron gold project, Australia – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Newcrest Mining has postponed the delivery of a feasibility study on the Havieron project. 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Prieska copper/zinc mine is now on its way towards commercial production. 


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Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, UK/Angola – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has progressed to the construction phase at its Longonjo rare earths mining project, in Angola, and its Saltend processing hub, in the UK. 


Maniry costs skyrocket
3rd November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Maniry graphite project, in Madagascar, has nearly doubled the expected capital costs for Stage 1 of the operation, compared with a 2021 scoping... 


Sylvania achieves strong first-quarter performance
31st October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Sylvania achieved “strong” results for its first financial quarter, ended September 30, in line with expectations. The Sylvania Dump Operations (SDO) produced 19 194 oz of platinum,... 


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Platinum group metals gaining ground in Australia where PGMs have critical status
31st October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Exploration and resources development company Podium Minerals is continuing to blaze a trail in platinum group metals (PGMs) in Australia, where PGMs have been classified as critical minerals,... 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has remodelled its Elandsfontein mine resource. 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash’s local subsidiary company has received a letter from the Minister of Mines of Congo-Brazzaville regarding progress at the Kola project. 


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Pumpkin Hollow copper project, US – update
28th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Nevada Copper has announced a new restart plan for the project. 


Miner completes initial metallurgical tests
21st October 2022

Canadian explorer West Mining Corporation announced in October that it had received final reports for initial metallurgical and mineralogical testwork completed on the Gold Mountain and Kena Gold... 


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Pine Point zinc project, Canada
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has determined that the project could be a robust and profitable operation at several prices and assumptions. 


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Reko Diq copper/gold project, Pakistan – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Barrick Gold is completing the final agreements and legal steps that will allow for the development of the Reko Diq copper/gold mine. 


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Karo Platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
21st October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The earthworks contractor has started clearing the site for earthworks terracing to begin in December 2022. 


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Karo platinum project taking off in Zimbabwe with solar power tailwind
14th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A multi-phased development approach is being adopted at the Karo Platinum project in Zimbabwe, where a 17-year opencast mine is to be built with a timeline to deliver its first ore to mill in July... 


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Crawford nickel sulphide project, Canada – update
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Canada Nickel has arranged a loan with precious metals merchant Auramet, which will be used for post-feasibility study work, including permitting and detailed engineering on the Crawford project. 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has highlighted an exceptional long-life project that delivers considerable returns over an initial life-of-mine of 14 years. 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation – a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China – has delivered the engineering, procurement and construction proposal for the construction... 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Blencowe Resources has started with a definitive feasibility study on the project. 


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Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
14th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

AfriTin Mining's lithium and tantalum infill drilling programme, conducted over the V1/V2 pegmatite at the Uis tin mine, has intersected pegmatite in all holes at the depths and apparent widths... 


Expansion paves way for facility to play globally
7th October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The extensive expansion – and leveraging of the latest technologies – of minerals processing equipment and solutions provider FLSmidth Delmas’ “supercentre” has positioned the company well to serve... 


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Chelopech mine, Bulgaria
7th October 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold/copper mine situated in the northern part of the Panagyurishte mining district, in Bulgaria 


Nickel West determined to exceed BHP's emissions targets
5th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP’s Nickel West is hoping to exceed the company’s corporate medium-term target to reduce emissions by at least 30% by 2030, from the 2020 levels. Speaking at the Paydirt... 


Namibia Critical plans ‘significantly’ bigger rare earths mine
4th October 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

The Lofdal heavy rare earth project has the potential to be a "significantly" bigger operation than the previous studies, with Namibia Critical Metals on Monday unveiling the results of a new... 


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Maelgwyn leveraging South Africa, African growth to expand business
30th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Owing to the considerable organic growth it has achieved in South Africa and Africa, mineral processing technologies and processes provider Maelgwyn has relocated to a new building, in Boundary... 


Canada Nickel arranges loan, says Crawford feasibility expected by year-end
30th September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian developer Canada Nickel has arranged a $10-million loan with precious metals merchant Auramet, which will be used for post-feasibility study work, including permitting and detailed... 


New production targets for Sandfire as Simich steps down
30th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has lifted its production guidance for 2023, announced the departure of its MD and CEO, Karl Simich, and completed a key financing milestone for its Motheo... 


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Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right
23rd September 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME) has secured a mining right for its Zandheuvel phosphate mine, in Saldanha Bay, and CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters hopes to revive competences in South... 


Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the development of a turnkey natural graphite operation, including a mine and adjacent concentrator.  


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ICMM roadmap aims to assist in drastically reducing tailings waste
22nd September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Member organisation the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has published a Tailings Reduction Roadmap, which outlines approaches and solutions that it posits are capable of... 


Caravel lowers costs for WA copper project
20th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated prefeasibility study (PFS) into the Caravel copper project, in Western Australia, has reduced capital cost estimates, the operating costs, and the water and energy demands from the July... 


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Efemçukuru mine, Türkiye
16th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Izmir province in western Türkiye. 


KSM gold/copper/silver project, Canada
KSM gold/copper/silver project, Canada
16th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated prefeasibility study has shown a considerably more sustainable and profitable mining operation than its 2016 predecessor.  


Test work on Tantalex dump material reveals 6% lithium oxide in spodumene
13th September 2022 By: Donna Slater

CSE-listed exploration and development stage miner Tantalex Lithium Resources reports that heavy liquid separation (HLS) metallurgical test work on a 331 kg composite bulk sample from the K-dump at... 


Kalium Lakes restarts Beyondie plant
13th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The sulphate of potash (SOP) purification plant at the Beyondie mine, in Western Australia, has been restarted. ASX-listed Kalium Lakes in August performed a planned shut-down at the plant for... 


Cummins Range scoping proves positive
12th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study for the Cummins Range rare earths project, in Western Australia, has demonstrated a viable project, with ASX-listed RareX now starting a prefeasibility study in the third quarter of... 


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Industry faces skills shortage
9th September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

There is a significant need to upskill equipment operators in the metallurgy sector, as they often do not receive formal training, says specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions... 


Songwe Hills rare earths project, Malawi
Songwe Hills rare earths project, Malawi
9th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Songwe Hill is one of the very few rare earths projects worldwide to have reached the definitive feasibility study stage. 


SDO achieves full-year production targets
8th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Sylvania’s Dump Operations (SDO) achieved a solid production performance of 67 053 ounces of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold (4E) platinum group metals (PGM) for the financial year... 


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FLSmidth focusing on ‘MissionZero’ at Electra Mining
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Global leader in the supply of equipment and solutions to the minerals processing industry FLSmidth will be using this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition to demonstrate the progress it is... 


CEO Alan Fanton
Roytec credits diversification for business growth, sustainability
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

International equipment supplier Roytec Global has seen an increase in tendering activity, with a significant increase in its global pipeline, largely owing to its diversification in terms of... 


Kudz Ze Kayah silver/zinc project – ABM mine, Canada
Kudz Ze Kayah silver/zinc project – ABM mine, Canada
2nd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The ABM mine at the Kudz Ze Kayah project, in the northern Pelly mountains of Yukon, has received environmental approval and can now obtain licences and permits for construction and operation.  


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
2nd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works have started at the Goulamina lithium project. 


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