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MC Mining commissions independent report to further investigate Goldway offer
4th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Further to MC Mining’s Independent Board Committee last week recommending that shareholders not accept a takeover offer from Goldway Capital Investment, MC Mining has released its formal target... 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe chairperson Robert Friedland has commented that Kamoa-Kakula continues to exceed expectations in terms of overall performance. 


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Dugbe gold project, Liberia – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources has welcomed subsidiary company Pasofino Gold's announcement of the start of exploration activities at Bukon Jedeh – a high-priority target area within the Dugbe gold project. 


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Premier gold project, Canada – update
1st March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of the project is nearing completion. 


Mining consultancy SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl
Continued exploration, mine development in 2024
23rd February 2024

With Africa’s substantial and varied mineral endowment being undisputed, the year ahead will likely see ongoing progress in exploration and mine development, in both traditional metals and the... 


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SRK Consulting makes director, partner appointments in South African operations
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Global consultancy SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African consulting practice. Armstrong has been with the... 


SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Celebrating 50 years of serving the mining industry worldwide, SRK Consulting continues to be a partner to its clients in working to derisk mining investments. As an independent consultancy with... 


Imge of gold nuggets
Donlin gold project, US – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Novagold Resources and Barrick Gold have yet to reach consensus on the path forward for the project. 


Manganese ore from the K. Hill project
K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals has secured $10-million in funding from private equity fund ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund. 


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Youanmi gold project, Australia – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rox Resources has confirmed Youanmi as one of the highest-grade, emerging gold projects in Australia.  


Sylvania reports 10% drop in production owing to December shutdown
31st January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGM) producer and developer Sylvania reported a 10% drop in production for the quarter ended December 31 – the second quarter of its 2024 financial year. The Sylvania Dump... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
31st January 2024

This week: Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing; New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well and, SRK celebrating 50 years of... 


SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer.
SRK celebrating 50 years of consulting to natural resource sector
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The 50 years of experience that SRK Consulting has accumulated since coming into existence in 1974 has placed it in an excellent position to outline how mining’s approach to environmental... 


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Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Summit Consortium has advised that the financing proposal for the total construction cost of the project will be provided for Kore within six weeks of the engineering, procurement and... 


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Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx has reported that the unexpected military coup in Niger has created some challenges. 


Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
23rd January 2024

Vis Reddy, Chairman of SRK Consulting (SA) and Regional Coordinator (Africa) for SRK Global John Stiff, Partner and Principal Engineering Geologist at SRK Consulting 


Location map of the K. Hill manganese project
K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals has secured financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation to advance the project. 


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Kipushi zinc/copper/silver/ mine, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines has signed a new joint venture agreement with State-owned mining company Gécamines to restart the high-grade zinc/copper/silver mine. 


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Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro has initiated a refresh and update of the scoping study. 


Toro makes progress on Lake Maitland uranium project extension study
16th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Toro Energy’s extension study of the proposed Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium operation, located about 105 km southeast of the Wiluna township, in Western Australia, has significantly... 


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Dugbe gold project, Liberia – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources completed the conversion of its 51% interest in the Dugbe gold project into a 51% controlling interest in TSX-V-listed Pasofino Gold in December 2023. 


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
12th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex produced 393 551 t of copper in concentrate in 2023, aligning with the production guidance range of 390 000 t to 430 000 t. 


Aerial view of the Platreef mine
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Murray & Roberts Cementation will repurpose Ivanhoe Mines’ 3 Shaft to serve a dual function. 


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K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
8th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals has secured $16-million in financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation. 


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West Africa focus
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

To meet the growing demand for broadening the range of skill sets in West Africa's burgeoning mining industry, in an effort to cater to its development challenges and various other issues,... 


Aerial view of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The direct-to-blister flash smelter is on schedule for commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2024. 


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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 


Aerial view of the Premier project
Premier gold project, Canada – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has made considerable progress on outdoor areas, such as the tailings storage facility earthworks, the new water treatment plant and the electrical substation. 


Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 


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Wolfsberg lithium project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has secured an additional $10-million equity investment for the project. 


Artist's impression of the proposed Saltend rare-earth oxide (REO) separation facility
Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, UK – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana has been offered a grant of up to £4-million by the UK Secretary of State for Business and Trade towards the funding of the Saltend Chemicals Park. 


Image of Kola project drill core
Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash is actively collaborating with Summit Consortium to secure financing for the complete construction expenses of the Kola project. 


Image of Kamoa-Kakula Mining Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The complex produced a record 103 947 t of copper in concentrate during the third quarter ended September 2023. 


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Cariboo gold project, Canada – update
13th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has received environmental approval. 


Image of the Hombre Muerto project looking east
Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile – update
6th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Phase 2 DFS on the HMW lithium project has delivered robust financial outcomes. 


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Hombre Muerto West project, Argentina, Bolivia and Chile
29th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The definitive feasibility study on the project has been separated into two phases. 


Aerial view of the Platreef project
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 


Location map of the Wicheeda project
Wicheeda rare earths project, Canada – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Defense Metals has upgraded the mineral resource estimate at the Wicheeda deposit. 


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Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro Energy will raise A$4.5-million through a share placement to fund extensions to the Lake Maitland scoping study. 


Image of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc has won its largest-ever order for the expansion of the Kamoa-Kakula copper mining complex. 


Prieska mine portal
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works trial underground mining... 


Image of gold nuggets
Youanmi gold project, Australlia – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rox Resources will raise A$7-million to fund exploration at its Youanmi gold project. 


An image of SRK principal geotechnical engineer Linda Spies
Women surge ahead in technical fields, defying traditions
25th August 2023

Women are increasingly finding their way into engineering, scientific and other professional careers in industry, with less prejudice in traditionally male sectors such as mining; but how can... 


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