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Tshipi é Ntle, South32 to mine barrier pillar between Tshipi, Mamatwan mines

11th June 2019 Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining, a subsidiary of ASX-listed Jupiter Mines, has signed an agreement with global diversified miner South32 to mine the barrier pillar between their respective manganese mines in the Northern Cape. Tshipi owns and operates the Tshipi Borwa mine and South32 the Mamatwan... 

Toyota, Subaru to collaborate once again on battery electric vehicles

10th June 2019 Toyota Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation have agreed to jointly develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs), as well as to develop a C-segment-class BEV sports utility vehicle (SUV) model for sale under each company’s own brand. The platform will target BEVs for... 

Aura extends Mauritania exploration area

10th June 2019 Aim- and ASX-listed resource developer Aura Energy has signed a farm-in or joint venture agreement with Nomads Mining Company, based in Mauritania, to extend its position in the Tasiast Archean Greenstone Belt. The agreement allowed Aura to earn a 70% interest in Nomads’ 100%-owned 160 km2... 

High Court dismisses appeal to void Lily, Barbrook mines sale agreement

10th June 2019 Consultancy Siyakhula Sonke Empowerment Corporation (SSC) and its subsidiary Flaming Silver on Monday announced that the Mpumalanga High Court had dismissed an application brought by former Flaming Silver director Ferdi Dippenaar. This was the first part of a legal process in a dispute between... 

Environmental organisations take Highveld pollution matter to court

10th June 2019 Environmental justice group groundWork and community organisation Vukani Environment Justice Movement in Action have launched “landmark litigation”, demanding that government clean up the air in the Mpumalanga Highveld. GroundWork and Vukani on June 7 served papers to the High Court, asking that... 

Giyani proceeds to final stage of sample testing programme

7th June 2019 TSX-V-listed junior explorer Giyani Metals Corporation has completed the solvent extraction phase of its ongoing hydrometallurgical testing programme. The company reported on Friday that the extraction tests had been performed on manganese mineralised material taken from the company’s K.Hill... 

Novo partners with Sumitomo on WA gold project

7th June 2019 TSX-V-listed Novo Resources Corporation has entered into a $30-million farm-in and joint venture agreement with Sumitomo Corporation of Tokyo to advance the Egina project, located in Western Australia. Through the agreement, Sumitomo is entitled to earn up to a 40% interest in the project by... 

W awards La Parilla mining contract

7th June 2019 Aim-listed tin, gold and tungsten miner W Resources has appointed General de Maquinaria y Excavación (GME) its mining contractor for the La Parilla tungsten project, in Spain. The La Parrilla mining fleet was in place, said W in a statement on Friday, with three 60-tonne haul trucks, a Liebherr... 

Sasol secures $1.8bn for Lake Charles project

7th June 2019 JSE-listed petrochemicals company Sasol announced on Friday that its subsidiary Sasol Financing USA had entered into new US dollar-denominated senior unsecured credit facilities, comprising a $1.6-billion term loan facility and a $150-million revolving credit facility. The facilities have a... 

Global miners respond to call to publish tailings dam details

7th June 2019 Global mining companies have responded to a call by ethical investors working on a global standard for tailings dams to provide information about the facilities that they control, with several companies having published information about their tailings storage facilities (TSFs). These include... 


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