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Marleny Arnoldi

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Xtract progresses with Phase 1 drilling at Bushranger project

18th January 2021 London-listed Xtract Resources has progressed well with the first of three holes in a Phase 1 drilling programme at the Racecourse deposit on the Bushranger copper/gold exploration project, in the Lachlan Fold Belt of Australia. The company says drilling has progressed to a depth of 975 m in... 

IronRidge hits promising gold intercepts at Zaranou project

18th January 2021 Aim-listed IronRidge Resources has hit multiple high-grade intersections from drilling at the Zaranou project, in Côte d’Ivoire, confirming new gold targets. The licence area is along strike from significant operating gold mines Chirano, Bibiani and Ahafo in Ghana.  

Oriole advances Senegal, Cameroon testwork programmes

18th January 2021 Aim-listed Oriole Resources says its joint venture partner Iamgold has completed a 10 000 m aircore (AC) drilling programme at the Senala gold project, in Senegal, with the results due before the end of the quarter. The drilling is intended to better define the geochemical footprint of the gold... 

Siyanda Bagatla Platinum Mine reports solid output expectation for 2021 financial year

18th January 2021 Siyanda Bakgatla Platinum Mine (SBPM) CFO Imraan Osman says the Siyanda Bakgatla mine it acquired from Anglo American Platinum in 2018 has continued to exceed expectations. SBPM expects to produce 270 325 oz of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold (4E) for the financial year ending February 28... 

Mark Bristow-led company to buy out embattled Rockwell Diamonds

18th January 2021 In line with executing its winding down strategy, JSE-listed Rockwell Diamonds has entered into an acquisition and amalgamation agreement with a British Columbia-incorporated company wholly-owned by Mark Bristow, called Bristco. It is intended that the transaction will be effected by way of an... 

Caledonia lifts 2021 gold production guidance after record 2020 output

18th January 2021 Aim- and NYSE-listed Caledonia Mining Corporation produced a record 57 899 oz of gold in 2020, meeting the top end of its revised increased guidance for the year. The company had its guidance set at between 55 000 oz and 58 000 oz last year.  

Mavuso bemoans govt exacerbating uncertainty

18th January 2021 Business Leadership South Africa CEO Busi Mavuso has expressed her view on government spending an increasing amount of time in court defending its regulations to control the spread of Covid-19. She refers to the South African Breweries (SAB) having gone to court to challenge the alcohol ban,... 

Jubilee secures new investment

15th January 2021 Aim- and AltX-listed Jubilee Metals has secured investment from two blue chip institutions, including one new to its share register. The company on January 15 announced a placing of new and existing ordinary shares representing 4.96% of the enlarged issued share capital of the company to meet... 

Association pleads with Free State transport department for road repairs

15th January 2021 Agricultural association Free State Agriculture (FSA) has directed a letter to the Free State Department of Police, Roads and Transport requesting urgent actions to repair roads for critical access in the province. This comes as recent flooding in the province has caused severe damage to roads... 

Law firm says ESG most prominent risk beyond pandemic resilience

15th January 2021 International law firm White & Case says 45% of decisionmakers believe environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues will be the biggest risk to the mining and metals sector this year. The firm reports in its 'Mining and Metals 2021' survey that the global mining and metals sector is facing... 

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