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Drilling at one of Harmony's mines
Harmony concludes landmark wage negotiations with five unions at once
4th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gold miner Harmony Gold has concluded a landmark five-year wage agreement in respect of increases to wages and other conditions of service with its five labour unions, being the coalition, which... 


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Tailings management at DRDGOLD
4th April 2024

DRDGOLD produces gold by the large-scale retreatment of mine waste stored in dormant mine dumps and old tailings storage facilities (TSFs). TSF safety therefore plays a prominent role at its... 


Shanta progressing exploration in Tanzania, Kenya
4th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed gold producer, developer and explorer Shanta Gold has reported total group-wide resources of 3.51-million ounces grading 3.31 g/t gold across its New Luika and Singida gold mines in... 


Explorer Snowline announces C$25m placement
4th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Snowline Gold, a TSX-V-listed company focusing on projects in Yukon Territory, on Wednesday announced a bought-deal private placement of 3.2-million “flow-through” shares to raise about... 


African development banks expected to fund Caledonia's new Zimbabwe mine, CEO says
4th April 2024 By: Reuters

African development banks are seen as the most likely funders of Caledonia Mining Corporation's planned $250-million gold mine in Zimbabwe, the mining company's CEO Mark Learmonth said on... 


Uganda to launch first domestic tin processing plant next month
4th April 2024 By: Reuters

Uganda will commission its first tin refining plant in the southwestern region next month, a senior mining ministry official said, as part of efforts to expand capacity and add value domestically... 


Gold sets another record high above $2 300 after Powell comments
Gold sets another record high above $2 300 after Powell comments
4th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold set another record high above $2 300 an ounce on the likelihood the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this year, and sustained demand from central banks. Bullion touched a peak of $2... 


Alamos closes Ordford acquisition
4th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Intermediate gold producer Alamos Gold has completed the previously announced acquisition of TSX-V-listed Ordford Mining. The Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted the final order on April 2... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
3rd April 2024

This week: Mechanical cutting is going to be key for mining going forward – Master Drilling and, DRDGOLD to determine economic viability of copper recovery from Copper 360’s tailings dams 


Thor Exploration acquires licences in Senegal
3rd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V and Aim-listed Thor Exploration has completed the acquisition of interests in two licences in southeast Senegal where it is currently advancing the Douta gold project to a preliminary... 


Tshiamiso CEO Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda
Tshiamiso Trust reaches R1.5bn payout milestone
3rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Tshiamiso Trust, which was established to disburse compensation funds to mineworkers who contracted silicosis and tuberculosis (TB) while employed by certain companies in South Africa’s gold... 


ARM Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe
South Africa’s ARM to acquire 15% of Canada’s Surge Copper
3rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has entered into a subscription agreement for a private placement financing with Surge Copper, a Canadian company that is advancing an... 


Scottie agrees royalty with Franco-Nevada
3rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Scottie Resources has announced a C$8.1-million financing package with Franco-Nevada, encompassing a 2% gross production royalty on all minerals produced on Scottie’s claims in the... 


Gold hits record as silver surges on outlook for Fed rate cuts
Gold hits record as silver surges on outlook for Fed rate cuts
3rd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold held near a fresh record and silver hit a two-year high as two Federal Reserve officials said they still expect the US central bank to cut rates three times in 2024, buoying the outlook for... 


Long-awaited McPhillamys to cost A$1bn, says Regis Resources
Long-awaited McPhillamys to cost A$1bn, says Regis Resources
3rd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The long-awaited McPhillamys project, in New South Wales, would require about A$1-billion before it produced its first gold, owner Regis Resources said on Wednesday. In a definitive feasibility... 


Argentinean entrepreneur Elsztain acquires 5% in Challenger, eyes larger investment
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Argentinean businessman and entrepreneur Eduardo Elsztain has acquired an initial 5% stake in Challenger Gold and has signalled an intention to take a larger stake pending a more detailed due... 


Goldstone advances capital raising plans, chairperson steps down
2nd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Bill Trew has stepped down as chairperson of Aim-listed Goldstone Resources, effective April 1. Further, the company, which owns gold exploration assets in Ghana, continues to advance its capital... 


Gold Fields says the January 2 fatality has affected the operational momentum at South Deep
Gold Fields warns of lower first-quarter production
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields on Tuesday cautioned of lower first-quarter production, citing operational challenges at the South Deep mine, in South Africa, and weather-related events in... 


Gold Fields’ new Chile mine delivers its first gold
Gold Fields’ new Chile mine delivers its first gold
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The new Salares Norte mine, in Chile, has produced its first gold, Johannesburg- and New York-listed Gold Fields reported on Tuesday. The new mine, which is key to the company achieving its gold... 


Gruyere on path to recovery amid rain setback
Gruyere on path to recovery amid rain setback
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Operations at the Gruyere joint venture (JV), in Western Australia’s north-eastern Goldfields, will start resuming during the first week of April, midtier miner Gold Road Resources reported on... 


Firefly raises A$52m for Canada project
Firefly raises A$52m for Canada project
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused FireFly Metals has announced A$52-million in funding to accelerate resource growth at its Green Bay copper and gold project, in Newfoundland. The Australia-listed company last week... 


A January 2024 image of the Cote project
Iamgold’s Côté mine marks inaugural gold pour
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-listed Iamgold has successfully completed the inaugural gold pour at its newest mine in Canada – Côté, in Ontario. The company now has three operating mines, joining Essakane, in... 


Glencore boosts investment in Stillwater Critical Minerals
Glencore boosts investment in Stillwater Critical Minerals
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global commodities trader Glencore is investing a further C$2.1-million into Stillwater Critical Minerals, providing financial support for the continued exploration of the company’s North American... 


Gold hits record on Fed cut outlook and geopolitical tension
Gold hits record on Fed cut outlook and geopolitical tension
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold rose to a record as the second quarter kicked off, extending a rally that’s been driven the Federal Reserve edging closer to rate cuts and deepening geopolitical tensions. Bullion jumped as... 


Image of copper ore
Radomiro Tomić mine, Chile
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in Calama, Antofagasta region, Chile. 


Image of lithium ore
Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to start production in the fourth quarter. 


Image of Tulu Kapi mineralised drill core
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kefi Gold and Copper has achieved further positive developments at the Tulu Kapi gold project. 


Image of Cascabel project drill core
Cascabel copper/gold/silver project, Ecuador
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A new prefeasibility study has determined that over an initial 28-year mine life, Cascabel could produce 4.3-million tonnes of copper equivalent. 


Large native copper nugget
Costa Fuego copper project, Chile – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hot Chili has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Puerto Las Losas to evaluate bulk tonnage loading alternatives for copper concentrates from the project. 


Location map of the WBP project tenements
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has reported that the company is in good stead to develop the project. 


Image of gold ingot
Doropo gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centamin is aiming to complete the definitive feasibility study by midyear. 


Aerial view of the Pueblo Viejo project
Pueblo Viejo life-of-mine extension project, Dominican Republic – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Barrick has reported “teething problems” at the project. 


Hummingbird warns of delay in achieving commercial production at Kouroussa
28th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has informed shareholders that commercial production at its Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, will be delayed beyond the targeted first quarter of this year owing to... 


Dr Steve Chingwaru
PhD research uncovers invisible gold resource
28th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Stellenbosch University PhD graduate Dr Steve Chingwaru has uncovered what is potentially the world’s largest invisible gold resource. The geometallurgist’s findings could help unlock gold to the... 


Nigeria to grant mining licences only to companies that process locally
28th March 2024 By: Reuters

Nigeria will only grant new mining licences to companies that present a plan on how minerals would be processed locally, under new guidelines being developed, a government spokesperson confirmed on... 


An image of the Blanket gold mine
Caledonia’s 2023 full-year performance in line with expectations
28th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Caledonia Mining notes in its operating and financial results for the year ended December 31, 2023, that its performance was in line with both market expectations and production... 


PNG orders temporary suspension of K92’s Kainantu underground ops
28th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Mineral Resources Authority (MRA) of Papua New Guinea has instructed a temporary halt to underground operations at the Kainantu gold mine operated by K92 Mining.  This directive follows an... 


Karora's Higginsville mine in Western Australia
Karora shifts merger focus after ending talks with Ramelius
28th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Karora Resources, a Western Australia-focused mining company listed on the TSX, announced on Wednesday that it has concluded discussions with Ramelius Resources and that it is now exploring... 


Don Lindsay
Former Teck CEO joins BHP board as Cockerill exits
28th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global mining powerhouse BHP on Thursday announced that Don Lindsay, the former CEO of Teck Resources, would join its board on May 1 as a nonexecutive director. With a 17-year tenure at the helm... 


The integration of Alamos' Island Gold mine (pictured) and Argonaut's Magino mine will create synergies of $515-million.
Alamos buys rival Argonaut
27th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Alamos Gold has announced its acquisition of smaller rival Argonaut in an all-stock deal valued at $325-million. The move is poised to create a gold miner with a combined long-term... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
DRDGOLD to determine economic viability of copper recovery from Copper 360’s tailings dams
27th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape copper company Copper 360 announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DRDGOLD’s Far West Gold Recoveries tailings retreatment subsidiary to... 


Initial work shows potential of deposit at Morocco project
27th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Critical Mineral Resources (DMR)has announced positive initial work at its Ifri project, in the Anti-Atlas in Morocco, with prospecting by its geological team demonstrating copper and... 


Endeavour's Ity mine
Endeavour assures shareholders of its internal controls, posts lower earnings
27th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London- and Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining has assured shareholders that the board’s audit committee has determined that there are no material weaknesses in the group’s internal controls over... 


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