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Zirk Botha completes transatlantic row in record 72 days

2nd March 2021 The 59-year-old rower Zirk Botha on February 28 completed his transatlantic ocean row from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro. He completed the 7 200 km, or 4 000 nautical miles (nm), journey in a record 72 days, against his initial target of 90 days. 

Institutions share their energy investment perspective in Africa

1st March 2021 In an Africa Energy Indaba panel moderated by Standard Bank renewable energy head Rentia van Tonder, on March 1, she pointed out that a lack of financing remains a major prohibitor for power generation project development in Africa. She said political and credit risks remain prevalent for... 

Red River pours first gold at Hillgrove mine

1st March 2021 Base and precious metals company Red River has poured first gold at the Hillgrove mine, in New South Wales. The ASX-company reports that plant production is ramping up, while gold recovery to flotation gold concentrate and Knelson gravity gold concentrate activities are performing in line with... 

Platinum jewellery had a strong fourth quarter, says the PGI

1st March 2021 In the fourth quarter of last year, platinum outperformed other jewellery categories such as gold and delivered remarkable 14% year-on-year growth in fabrication. The Platinum Guild International (PGI) reports that, although China’s economy ended on a high note in the fourth quarter, retail... 

Australian gold output tops record in 2020

1st March 2021 Australia’s gold production totalled 327 t, or about 10.5-million ounces, in 2020, marking a record and a 1.5 t improvement on 2019's output, reports consultancy Surbiton Associates. Last year's gold production was worth A$27-billion, based on the average daily Australian dollar gold price.... 

Redstone raises cash for West Musgrave copper exploration

1st March 2021 Precious metals developer Redstone Resources has successfully raised A$2.2-million through an oversubscribed private placement, at an issue price of 1.2c apiece. The directors of the ASX-listed company have also reserved the right to place a further A$325 000 at the issue price, subject to... 

Latin Resources to test, define various lithium deposits in Minas Gerais

1st March 2021 ASX-listed Latin Resources has announced it will start exploration work on its lithium projects, held by its wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary Mineracao Ferro Nordeste, in the Jequitinhonha valley region of Minas Gerais. The assets collectively represent 11 tenements named the Salinas lithium... 

Danakali does away with CEO role, reappoints Cornelius as chair

26th February 2021 LSE- and ASX-listed Danakali has reappointed nonexecutive chairperson Seamus Cornelius as executive chairperson. He will also assume Niels Wage’s responsibilities as CEO.  

Merafe to report narrowed loss for 2020

26th February 2021 JSE-listed ferrochrome producer Merafe Resources expects to report a basic loss a share of between 34.6c and 45.4c apiece for the year ended December 31, 2020. This compares with a basic loss a share of 54.2c apiece reported for the prior year. 

Keras commits continual funds for community development

26th February 2021 As part of its environment, social and governance (ESG) initiatives, Aim-listed Keras Resources has announced it will contribute 0.75% of manganese sales revenue from the Nayéga mine, in Togo, once it is developed, to be used for community projects in the vicinity. The contribution will be made... 


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