R/€ = 17.38 Change: 0.01
R/$ = 15.59 Change: 0.00
Au 1791.81 $/oz Change: -0.54
Pt 1016.00 $/oz Change: 3.00


FLSmidth builds African capability for tomorrow’s mines

28th January 2022 Leveraging the fast moving world of digital technology, FLSmidth is driving efficiency across the mining sector in Africa, with West Africa among the key focal areas. According to FLSmidth President for Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and South Asia Deon de Kock, the company’s MissionZero... 

Asanko mine’s full-year output below expectations amid ore delivery, grade challenges

By: Donna Slater     26th January 2022 TSX-listed precious metal producer Galiano Gold, which operates the Ghana-based Asanko gold mine under a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Gold Fields– generated $381.7-million in revenue from the sale of 216 076 oz of gold in 2021. This was as a result of a yearly average realised gold price of $1... 

Perseus sets 2022 guidance at at least 471 000 oz

By: Marleny Arnoldi     25th January 2022 ASX-listed Perseus Mining’s financial position continues to strengthen, with the company reporting net cash of $162-million as at December 31. This follows the company returning $13-million of capital to shareholders, reducing debt by $50-million and investing $11-million in organic growth... 

Huge explosion in Ghana mining region kills residents, fells buildings

By: Reuters     21st January 2022 An explosion in Ghana's rural Western Region on Thursday razed hundreds of buildings and killed an unknown number of residents when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine collided with a motorcycle. Unverified videos posted on local media showed a large, smouldering blast site in which... 

Gold Fields rejoins World Gold Council

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th January 2022 Market development organisation the World Gold Council (WGC) has welcomed Gold Fields back as a member. The firm was a founding member of the WGC in 1987 and played an important role in shaping the direction of the WGC and many of the initiatives that have supported the development of the global... 

Ramaphosa, billionaire Soon-Shiong open NantSA vaccine production campus in Cape Town 

By: Irma Venter     19th January 2022 The NantSA vaccine manufacturing campus at Brackengate, in Cape Town, could soon produce its first Covid-19 vaccine, says NantWorks founder and CEO Dr Patrick Soon-Shiong. President Cyril Ramaphosa and Soon-Shiong on Wednesday officially opened the NantSA facility. 

Hexagon completes safety project installation at Gold Fields’ Damang mine

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     19th January 2022 Digital reality solutions provider Hexagon’s Mining division has completed a safety installation with miner Gold Fields Ghana. About 35 mine vehicles were equipped with Hexagon’s Operator Alertness System Heavy Vehicle (OAS-HV) at the Damang mine in Ghana’s western region. 

Ewoyaa drilling assays confirm high grades, mineralisation continuity

By: Donna Slater     18th January 2022 Africa-focussed lithium explorer and developer Atlantic Lithium reports that its current high-grade infill drilling campaign at the Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana, continues to confirm high grades and mineralisation continuity. Atlantic recently announced an updated scoping study and increased... 

GoldStone completes second gold pour at Ghana project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     17th January 2022 Aim-listed GoldStone Resources has completed its second gold pour at the Homase mine, in the Ashanti Gold Belt, in Ghana. The first pour on November 30, 2021, yielded about 14.46 kg of gold doré and the second pour has yielded 28.50 kg of gold doré. 

Piedmont's Carolina project sets the bar

By: Esmarie Iannucci     15th December 2021 The bankable feasibility study (BFS) on the Carolina lithium project, in the US, has confirmed that it could be one of the world’s largest and lowest cost producers of lithium hydroxide. ASX and NASDAQ-listed Piedmont Lithium on Wednesday reported that over its 30-year mine life, the Carolina... 

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