R/€ = 16.72 Change: -0.11
R/$ = 13.79 Change: -0.09
Au 1865.57 $/oz Change: -32.98
Pt 1168.00 $/oz Change: 7.50


Deep-South announces results from drilling programme at Haib

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     11th June 2021 TSX-listed Deep-South Resources has recorded the second batch of assay results from its current drilling programme at the Haib copper project in southern Namibia. Significant copper and molybdenum intersections include 0.46% copper-equivalent grade over 156 m, including 24 m at 0.65% copper... 

Electrification, digitalisation and automation to increase mines safety and productivity

By: Donna Slater     10th June 2021 South African mines wanting to drive greater operational safety, productivity and sustainability, as well as increase mine life, should tap into electrification, digitalisation and automation, says engineering company ABB South Africa process industries division manager John Manuell. From a... 

Kodal updates Bougouni feasibility study; continues Mali operations despite unrest

By: Donna Slater     28th May 2021 Aim-listed gold and lithium explorer and developer Kodal Minerals reports that an updated feasibility study, reflecting the new Mali 2019 Mining Code and other minor amendments, for its Bougouni lithium project, in Mali, has been lodged with Mali’s directorate of geology and mines, the Direction... 

New green copper play in Northern Cape expects to be cash positive from month two  

By: Martin Creamer     28th May 2021 The new green copper play in the Northern Cape expects to be cash positive from its second month of operation. Big Tree Copper, a rebrand of Cape Copper Oxide, will begin producing copper plate from July, which will be sold at the mine gate to Noble Metals. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video.) 

New technologies transforming mining, metals industry – ICMM 

By: Martin Creamer     14th May 2021 New technologies are transforming the mining and metals industry, making it cleaner and safer, says the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), which is progressing an 'innovation for cleaner, safer vehicles' initiative. The initiative brings together 28 of the world’s leading mining... 

Deep-South appoints Knight Piésold for Haib scoping studies, assessments

By: Donna Slater     14th May 2021 TSX-V-listed minerals explorer and developer Deep-South Resources has appointed engineering and environmental consulting firm Knight Piésold Consulting to conduct scoping studies and assessments on the Haib copper project, in Namibia. Knight Piésold, with an office in Namibia since 2008, has... 

Uniting innovation with experience to deliver turnkey mining solutions

13th May 2021 Uniting innovation with a wealth of industry experience that spans six decades, the United Mining Services Group is continuing to grow from strength to strength. With projects throughout southern Africa and as far afield as Brazil and the USA, the organisation draws on considerable industry... 

Rio Tinto updates tailings facilities details

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     30th April 2021 Anglo-Australian multinational Rio Tinto has released updated information about its global tailings facilities to align with the requirements of the Global Industry Standard for Tailings Management (GISTM), which was published in August 2020. The GISTM is an initiative co-convened by the... 

Jubilee’s Project Roan starts producing copper

By: Simone Liedtke     29th April 2021 Dual-listed Jubilee Metals’ Project Roan has started production of intermediate copper concentrate for refining at the company’s Sable Refinery, in Zambia. The construction of Phases 2 and 3 remain on target. 

Sanbrado, Burkina Faso new emulsion production facility

19th April 2021 On the 13 February 2021, the new Orica Burkina Faso emulsion production and storage facility located in Sanbrado, Burkina Faso, West Africa was commissioned, and the first emulsion produced. This was the culmination of a project originally conceived in 2019 for a 2-line NOISE ANE production... 

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