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Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
20th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

AfriTin has changed its name. 


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Abra base metals project, Australia – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore commissioning has started at the Abra base metals mine. 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has announced an increase in the total phosphate resources at the Elandsfontein phosphate project. 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
13th January 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Premier African Minerals announced more confirmatory assay results on the integrity of the orebody at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project in December 2022. 


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Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

AfriTin’s lithium product development programme has progressed on three fronts. 


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Telfer mine – West Dome Stage 8 cutback, Australia – update
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore is expected this month. 


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Ancuabe graphite project, Mozambique update
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Triton Minerals has recommitted itself to the original full-scale development of its Ancuabe graphite project outlined in the 2017 definitive feasibility study. 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Additional metallurgical test work on the Orom-Cross graphite project has been completed. 


Prieska copper mine decline
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
16th December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has signed definitive agreements for an $87-million funding package with Triple Flag Precious Metals Corp to advance its Prieska copper/zinc mine. 


Glencore industrial assets head Peter Freyberg.
Glencore working on value accretive emission reduction
8th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Over and above the carbon emission reduction that automatically results from declining coal assets, diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is working on reducing its Scope 1 and 2... 


Test work on Blencowe’s Orom-Cross graphite project exceeds expectations
6th December 2022 By: Darren Parker

Additional metallurgical test work on London-listed Blencowe Resources’ Orom-Cross graphite project, in Northern Uganda, has been completed by technical specialist firm IMO based in Perth,... 


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Mining sector aims to reduce carbon emissions
2nd December 2022 By: Nadine Ramdass

Although the global mining sector has set ambitious targets to reduce its carbon emissions contribution, the sector needs to thoroughly evaluate how to go about meeting these targets amid various... 


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San José mine, Argentina
2nd December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A silver/gold project in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. 


KSM – additional block cave, Canada
KSM – additional block cave, Canada
2nd December 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The 2022 preliminary economic assessment envisages an underground mining operation, starting with the development of an Iron Cap block cave mine and supplemented with a small openpit at Kerr.  


Updated Doropo PFS indicates increased resource confidence
29th November 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

An updated prefeasibility study (PFS) into gold miner Centamin’s Doropo project, in north-eastern Côte d'Ivoire, has demonstrated potential operating and capital cost-saving opportunities within... 


Podium Minerals MD and CEO Sam Rodda.
Australia’s platinum pioneer highlighting greenness, mulling smelterless tech
29th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Australia’s platinum group metals (PGMs) pioneer, Podium Minerals, is evaluating the cleanest and greenest mining and processing options that include the possibility of circumventing the need for... 


Anglo American creates ‘digital twin’ of Quellaveco
Anglo American creates ‘digital twin’ of Quellaveco
28th November 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified mining group Anglo American has implemented state-of-the-art technology at the Quellaveco mine, in Peru, to create a virtual replica that simulates everything that happens in its... 


TELLING TIMES
The tailings roadmap released by global organization International Council on Mining and Metals aims to help significantly reduce taiings waste form mining and metals processing operations
Global organisation publishes tailings reduction roadmap
25th November 2022

Global CEO-led organisation International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) in September published its tailings reduction roadmap as part of a broader innovation initiative to develop solutions... 


Image of Uis tine mine, in Namibia
Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
25th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

AfriTin has reported that exploration drill results at the Uis mine are in line with the company’s expectations for the V1/V2 pegmatite orebody. 


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IPR
22nd November 2022

Established seven years ago, IPR (previously known as Integrated Pump Rental), is growing rapidly with a rental fleet that tripled since 2021. The company is the sole agent in southern Africa for... 


Kin increases Dacian holding
21st November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Kin Mining has increased its stake in takeover target Dacian gold to 7.34%, following a further on-market purchase, and is hoping to take advantage of the consolidation in the Leonora... 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
18th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A definitive agreement with the Industrial Development Coporation has started a predevelopment funding arrangement for the Flat Mines Southern African Tantalum Mining area at the Okiep copper project. 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
18th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has finalised a shipping solution for product from its Goulamina project. 


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Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
18th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has entered into a new conditional convertible equity facility to advance the ramp-up of operations at the project. 


A ground photo of the Uis tin project
Uis Phase 2 expansion project, Namibia – update
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The commissioning of the first phase of the tin expansion project at the Uis mine is complete. 


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Lofdal heavy rare earth project, Namibia
11th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Lofdal deposit has the potential for significant production of dysprosium and terbium, two of the most valuable heavy rare-earth elements. 


Kamoa-Kakula produced at an annualised rate higher than 400 000 t for a second month
8th November 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Kamoa-Kakula Mining Complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, produced 33 379 t of filtered copper-in-concentrate in October. At the end of October, there was an additional 5 786 t of... 


Goldplat continues solid quarterly performances
8th November 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s two gold recovery operations in South Africa and Ghana achieved a combined operating profit of £1.9-million for the quarter ended September 30 – the first quarter of the... 


Location map of the Antler copper project
Antler copper project, US
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has proposed the potential development of the project, based on a Joint Ore Reserve Committee-compliant mineral resource estimate 7.7-million tonnes. 


Image of core sample from Black Butte copper project
Black Butte copper project, US – update
4th November 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been issued a water permit from the state of Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. 


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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. 


Image of mounds of rare earths
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,... 


PGMs supply.
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,... 


Image of Elandsfontein mine
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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