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Ministers and key stakeholders in the Mining and Power industries to attend WAMPEX and WAMPOC 2024
3rd June 2024

WAMPEX (West African Mining and Power Exhibition), now in its 17th year and organised in partnership between dmg events, EPI and The Ghana Chamber of Mines, will take place at the AICC and Grand... 


The Twin Hills project, in Namibia
Osino shareholders approve Yintai’s takeover offer
3rd June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The majority of TSX- and NYSE-listed Osino Resources Corporation’s shareholders have voted in favour of Chinese miner Yintai Gold’s buyout of Osino at a cash consideration of C$1.90 apiece. The... 


Ministers and key stakeholders in the Mining and Power industries to attend WAMPEX and WAMPOC 2024
3rd June 2024

The highly anticipated WAMPEX (West African Mining and Power Exhibition) and WAMPOC (West African Mining and Power Conference) are scheduled to take place from 5-7 June at the Accra International... 


Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
Cyclones slash Australian gold production in March quarter
3rd June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian gold mine production fell to 70 t in the March quarter, from 77 t in the December quarter, as a series of cyclones moved inland, with heavy rain wreaking havoc on the country's main gold... 


China’s CNGR looks to snap up more lithium projects in Argentina
China’s CNGR looks to snap up more lithium projects in Argentina
3rd June 2024 By: Bloomberg

CNGR Advanced Material, a Chinese battery-component maker and Tesla supplier, is looking to buy major stakes in Argentina brine deposits to extend its foray into the lithium-rich region as it... 


Perseus progressing work streams at Nyanzaga project after buyout
31st May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has completed the acquisition of the Nyanzaga gold project, in Tanzania, through the takeover of OreCorp, chairperson and CEO Jeff Quartermaine informs. The... 


Solar power panels at South Deep gold mine.
ESG intrinsic to long-term mining success, Gold Fields AGM hears
31st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects is intrinsic to the long-term success of mining, Gold Fields chairperson Yunus Suleman highlighted at this week’s annual general meeting... 


Incoming Tirupati nonexecutive chairperson Michael David Lynch-Bell
Tirupati appoints Lynch-Bell nonexec chair
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK-based Tirupati Graphite has appointed Michael David Lynch-Bell as nonexecutive chairperson. He previously led consultancy Ernst & Young’s global oil and gas advisory practices, with a total... 


Women in mining step forward to bring change in South African mining
Women in mining step forward to bring change in South African mining
31st May 2024

Leadership is a key aspect to drive change in the mining sector and it is admirable to see more women stepping into previously male perceived roles, notes the organiser of the annual Women &... 


AngloGold Ashanti's Obuasi mine, in Ghana
AngloGold confirms all its operations are conflict-free
31st May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The operations of AngloGold Ashanti remain conflict-free as of December 31, 2023, the gold miner states in its ‘Conflict-Free Gold Report 2023’ on May 31, emphasising that it extracts gold in a... 


Katoro prioritised Tanzania project development in 2023
31st May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Katoro Gold prioritised resource development at its Haneti project, in Tanzania, during the year ended December 31, 2023, owing to it being mindful of funding constraints. Early in the... 


Probe raises C$15m for exploration
31st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Probe Gold has announced a C$15-million bought-deal private placement to fund exploration and development at Canadian projects. The Toronto-listed firm will... 


Murray & Roberts Cementation offers both medium and large diameter raiseboring as a service to the mining sector
Mining services leader offers the full package
31st May 2024

A household name for shaft sinking in Africa’s mining sector, Murray & Roberts Cementation has over the decades developed a wide portfolio of mining services – some better known than others.... 


EVOLVING LEGACY
SRK Consulting's approach has adapted to evolving needs, incorporating new factors into the core of its technical decision-making processes
Enhancing mining sustainability through tech expertise
31st May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Amid an industry-wide shift towards more sustainable mining practices, engineering consultancy SRK Consulting says that the significance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in... 


GOLDEN AGE: The gold price is extremely sensitive to global developments and to newsflow, and the strong upward momentum in the price of the precious metal during 2024 has been underpinned by geopolitical uncertainty. This month, gold surged to an all-time dollar high, and with persistent inflation, economic pressures and central bank interest, supportive factors appear to remain in place.
GOLDEN AGE
31st May 2024

The gold price is extremely sensitive to global developments and to newsflow, and the strong upward momentum in the price of the precious metal during 2024 has been underpinned by geopolitical... 


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Côté mine, Canada
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in in north-eastern Ontario, Canada. 


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Garden Well Main underground gold mine project, Australia
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will open a new mining domain directly below the base of the current Garden Well openpit. 


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Kobada gold project, Mali – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toubani Resources has announced several changes to its board of directors and study management team to drive the delivery of the definitive feasibility study. 


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Soto Norte gold/copper project, Colombia – update
31st May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Aris Mining is commissioning a new prefeasibility study on the project. 


Sibanye-Stillwater secures fourth power purchase agreement.
Sibanye clinches yet another renewable energy purchase agreement
30th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has concluded its fourth renewable energy power purchase agreement (PPA). The green metals and gold producer has reached financial close for an... 


Endeavour’s Côte d’Ivoire project ahead of schedule
30th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London- and Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining announces that wet commissioning activities are now under way at the Lafigué project, in Côte d’Ivoire. The project is on budget, with construction now... 


Exploration at Douta
Thor reports higher first-quarter profit, despite lower revenue
30th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Thor Explorations has revealed a year-on-year decline in revenue but a significant boost in net profit for the first quarter. In its operational and financial review for its Segilola... 


Atalaya names new chairperson
30th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Atalaya Mining has announced Neil Gregson as new chairperson of the board, succeeding Roger Davy at the company’s annual general meeting late next month. Gregson, currently a senior... 


Billions in African gold smuggled to UAE yearly, SwissAid says
30th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Billions of dollars of gold is smuggled out of Africa every year, with the vast majority exported to the United Arab Emirates for processing, according to a report by SwissAid. Using data on... 


Transforming Mining: Innovations Revolutionising Efficiency and Sustainability
30th May 2024

By: Selim Kaymak, Founder & CEO Alpha Resources and Investments Innovation serves as the bedrock of progress across all industries, including mining. As the global demand for crucial resources like... 


McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
McEwen raises C$30m for exploration in Timmins
30th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian company McEwen Mining has secured C$30-million ($22-million) in flow-through to support ongoing exploration and development at the Fox Complex in Timmins, Ontario. The funds will be... 


China’s silver imports set to jump as solar demand lifts prices
China’s silver imports set to jump as solar demand lifts prices
29th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Chinese silver imports could surge in coming weeks, as traders take advantage of a jump in demand that’s taken prices well above the international market. Silver’s in a sweet spot because of its... 


Dr Vincent Maphai (left) and Neal Froneman.
Measures to address loss-making assets expected to secure R6.6bn yearly, Sibanye AGM hears
28th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The measures that green metals and gold mining company Sibanye- Stillwater has taken to address loss-making assets are expected to secure yearly savings and capital expenditure deferrals of... 


Sierra Nevada reviews assets, focus shifts to Blackhawk
28th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Sierra Nevada Gold has announced a strategic review of its assets, exploring options such as joint ventures, strategic partnerships or project sales. The company has five... 


Resolute mining operation in West Africa
Resolute appoints mining veteran Wray to succeed Botha as chairperson
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia- and London-listed Resolute Mining has appointed Andrew Wray nonexecutive director. He will also succeed chairperson Martin Botha when he retires at the end of August.  


AngloGold expands position in NSW gold/copper province
28th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold major AngloGold Ashanti is expanding its interests in the Macquarie Arc, New South Wales, with another earn-in and joint venture (JV) agreement. The Macquarie Arc is considered a premier... 


Barrick's Porgera mine in PNG operating without restriction after landslide
Barrick's Porgera mine in PNG operating without restriction after landslide
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

The Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea is running without restriction and has enough fuel on site for 40 days, operator Barrick Gold said on Monday, after a massive landslide struck in the province... 


Toubani strengthens its board as it advances Kobada DFS
27th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Toubani Resources has announced several changes to its board of directors and study management team to drive the delivery of the definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Kobada gold... 


Many Peaks starts major drill programme at Côte d’Ivoire project
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Many Peaks Minerals has started a 6 500 m diamond and auger drilling campaign on the Odienné project, in Côte d’Ivoire. One thousand metres of diamond drilling is planned for five... 


Morila mine, in Mali
Firefinch, Morila served with arbitration notice over payment dispute
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Firefinch has received a notice of arbitration from mining services contractor Enterprise Générale Traoré et Frères (EGTF), in Mali. EGTF also named Société des Mines de Morila... 


Spanish Mountain employs technology to be more sustainable
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has partnered with technology group Andritz and utility BC Hydro to reduce the carbon intensity of its proposed namesake mine in the Cariboo gold corridor, in... 


Perseus gets back to drilling in Sudan as conflict eases
27th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has restarted drilling work at its Meyas Sands gold project, in Sudan. This initial drill programme, which restarted on May 20, is aimed at testing high-priority... 


Angolan flag
Pensana lauds Angola’s performance in this year’s Fraser Institute rankings
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana commends the government of Angola for instilling attractive policies and growing interest in the country’s exploration potential. This comes as the country recorded an... 


Five killed after informal gold mine collapses in northern Kenya
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

At least five people were killed and several others were missing after an informal gold mine collapsed in northern Kenya, officials and local media said. The bodies of five miners have been... 


COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 


Pan African Resources' Mogale operation
Pan African announces capital reduction to recover overpaid distributions
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources will host a general meeting in London on June 10 to discuss a proposed capital reduction programme. Additionally, the company expects a court hearing to... 


Zhaojin moves ahead with compulsory acquisition of remaining Tietto shares
24th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Tietto Minerals has reported that the off-market takeover offer made by Zhaojin Capital for all of the issued shares in Tietto that Zhaojin does not already own, closed at 19:00, Sydney... 


Neil Woodyer
Aris Mining plans smaller-scale Soto Norte development, ups stake to 51%
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and New York-listed Aris Mining is set to increase its shareholding in the Soto Norte project, in Colombia, to a controlling interest of 51%. The company will acquire an addition31% joint... 


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