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Tigers Realm inks agreement with JV partners to increase Amaam ownership

29th June 2016 Emerging global coking coal producer Tigers Realm Coal has signed two binding heads of agreement (HoAs) with its joint venture (JV) partners to increase its percentage ownership of the Amaam North project, in far-east Russia, from 80% to 100, and to reduce yearly JV payments on the project’s coal... 

Kimberley Diamonds concludes first sale from Lerala mine

29th June 2016 ASX-listed Kimberley Diamonds on Tuesday concluded the first sale of diamonds from its Lerala diamond mine, in Botswana. The sale of a small parcel of gem- and near-gem-quality diamonds, which were sourced predominantly from historic pre-2016 run-of-mine stockpiles, was conducted on Tuesday by an... 

Aspire subsidiary awarded concession for cross-country rail corridor

29th June 2016 ASX-listed metallurgical coal explorer and infrastructure company Aspire Mining’s subsidiary, Northern Railways, has been awarded a rail concession from the Mongolian government to build, operate and transfer a 547 km section of the newly agreed upon Northern Rail Corridor from Erdenet, in... 

Identified improvements to enhance efficiency at Arafura’s Nolans rare earths project

28th June 2016 Comprehensive work programmes aimed at commercialising ASX-listed rare earths company Arafura Resources’ 100%-owned Nolans rare earths project, in Australia’s Northern Territory, have identified several improvements to the existing project structure that will deliver a more competitive and... 

Amec welcomes govt decision to extend interim relief of port charges

28th June 2016 The Association of Mining & Exploration Companies (Amec) has welcomed the decision to extend the $2.50/t interim relief package at the Utah Point Bulk Handling Facility in Port Hedland for at least another 12 months. Western Australian State Development Minister Bill Marmion, together with... 

Gemco, land council ink agreements to benefit traditional owners

28th June 2016 After three years of negotiations, traditional owners represented by the Anindilyakwa Land Council (ALC) and managers at the Gemco manganese mine have settled on a range of landmark agreements to substantially expand the Gemco mine, located on Australia’s Groote Eylandt, which will generate new... 

Transnet Engineering hands over passenger coaches to Botswana Railways

27th June 2016 The engineering unit of State-owned freight logistics group Transnet on Monday released the last batch of passenger coaches to Botswana Railways at a handing-over ceremony in Salt River, Cape Town. This followed the initial staggered delivery of 22 coaches to the Botswana utility this year, which... 

Manas acquires Tanzania gold project for $4m

27th June 2016 As part of its aim to diversify its gold project portfolio, ASX-listed junior developer Manas Resources has signed a binding heads of agreement (HOA) to acquire the Tanzania-based Victoria gold project from mining entrepreneur Nick Clarke’s Cienega Sarl for $4-million. The HOA comprised a $200... 

Tanzanian CompComm delays Ngualla BFS funding

27th June 2016 Tanzania’s Fair Competition Commission has delayed ASX-listed rare earths hopeful Peak Resources’ approval for funding from the Appian Natural Resources Fund and International Finance Corporation, for the corporation’s Stage 2 investment into Peak’s majority-owned associated company Peak African... 

Metallica completes sale of Boyne limestone project

27th June 2016 ASX-listed bauxite developer Metallica Minerals has completed the sale of its noncore Boyne limestone project, near Gladstone, Queensland, after a private group paid the agreed balance of $900 000. The private purchaser sought to acquire the two granted mining leases that formed the Boyne project... 

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