R/€ = 17.54 Change: -0.22
R/$ = 18.03 Change: 0.10
Au 1653.15 $/oz Change: 36.32
Pt 866.50 $/oz Change: 2.50


GoviEx delivers feasibility study for $343m Niger uranium project

By: Mariaan Webb     21st September 2022 Canadian developer GoviEx has confirmed the strength of its Madaouela project, in Niger, delivering a positive feasibility study at a time when inflationary pressures are having a significant impact on the development of new projects and operating mines. The feasibility study, prepared by SRK... 

Toro puts a cost on Lake Maitland

By: Esmarie Iannucci     21st September 2022 Capital cost estimates for a standalone uranium/vanadium operation at Lake Maitland, at the Wiluna project, in Western Australia, amount to A$270-million, or $202.5-million. ASX-listed Toro Energy on Wednesday said that the scoping-level estimation of the capital cost had been completed by SRK... 

Russia’s secret gem sales are dividing the diamond world

By: Bloomberg     19th September 2022 The secretive sale of Russian diamonds, worth hundreds of millions of dollars every month, is fracturing the global trade that stretches from cutting factories in Mumbai to luxury stores on New York’s Fifth Avenue. Many in the industry refuse to deal in Russian gems following the invasion of... 

Municipalities struggle to address key infrastructure challenges

By: Nadine Ramdass     16th September 2022 Dysfunctional wastewater treatment plants pose a health hazard for residents living downstream along watercourses and have a negative impact on the environment, says consultancy firm SRK Consulting partner and environmental scientist Manda Hinsch. 

Engineering benefits women

By: Cameron Mackay     26th August 2022 The local working environment has changed to allow women to benefit from opportunities in engineering-related industries, says consulting engineers SRK Consulting MD Vis Reddy. This has set in motion an important snowball effect, where these opportunities become more attractive to women as they... 

Doors opened by women engineers, scientists

12th August 2022 Women working as consulting engineers and scientists are opening doors of opportunity in mining by breaking down discriminatory attitudes and creating role models for the future, with the consulting engineering sector being an important contributor to gender transformation in mining, said mining... 

Updated PureGold resource reported

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th August 2022 TSX-V and LSE-listed Pure Gold Mining has updated the mineral resource estimate for its namesake mine near Red Lake, Ontario. PureGold has a resource of 1.65-million ounces at 7.4 g/t within 6.9-million tonnes in the indicated mineral resource category and 0.37-million ounces at 6.3 g/t in... 

Resources Watch 

20th July 2022 This week: Madison betting big on uranium price, demand resurgence; Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash; and, Leakproof oxyfuel system launched at compressed gas safety conference 

Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash  

By: Martin Creamer     15th July 2022 Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen. Olsen, the leader of SRK’s data engineering team, spoke to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview from Canada.... 

SA’s mining future rests on exploration turnaround

By: Tracy Hancock     15th July 2022 The popular Junior Indaba, held in Johannesburg last month, highlighted once again that South Africa is losing ground on the exploration and junior mining front – with exploration being discouraged by a range of factors. Unlike many other jurisdictions, it appears that South Africa does not... 

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