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Senex awarded additional acreage

By: Donna Slater     21st September 2020 The Queensland government has awarded ASX-listed oil and gas company Senex Energy preferred tenderer status for a 486 km2 natural gas exploration block, PLR2020-1-9, located on trend between the Scotia and Meridian gas fields in the Bowen basin. This was done as part of the Queensland... 

IronRidge hits high-grade gold mineralisation at Zaranou targets

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th September 2020 Aim-listed IronRidge Resources has reported additional high-grade drilling results from the second phase of its drilling programme at the Zaranou gold project, in Côte d'Ivoire. The Zaranou area is along strike from significant operating gold mines including the five-million-ounce Chirano,... 

Kansanshi reserves rise 70%, sets the stage for potential restart of S3 expansion

By: Marleny Arnoldi     15th September 2020 The mineral reserve at TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals' Kansanshi mine, in Zambia, has increased by 70% to an estimated 842-million tonnes, grading 0.64% copper, while the mine's mineral resource has increased by 40% to an estimated 939-million tonnes, grading 0.67% copper. This compares with... 

Harmony employee dies in drilling-related incident at Doornkop mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      11th September 2020 An employee of Harmony Gold Mining's Doornkop mine has died of his injuries following an underground drilling-related incident on September 10. The authorities have been notified and Harmony is working with them to ensure that a full on-site investigation is conducted. 

Innovation drives mining efficiency, but also accessibility for women

By: Marleny Arnoldi     9th September 2020 Even though the mining industry has come a long way in providing more opportunities for women, women still only make up 12% of the industry’s workforce. The adoption of new innovations and technology can contribute to increasing the number of women working in the industry, says Women in Mining... 

Ridgeline Minerals wins Mines and Money junior pitch battle

By: Donna Slater     4th September 2020 Nevada-based junior gold explorer Ridgeline Minerals won the pitch battle during the Mines and Money Online Connect webinar series, hosted from August 31 to September 3. The pitch battle involved five junior mining companies, who pitched a project of their choice to five investment judges. Each... 

Resources Watch  

2nd September 2020 This week: Third of Master Drilling’s labour force let go; Master Drilling aligning with opencast mines going underground in changing world; and, Sibanye prides itself in having the 'rock star' metals of the moment 

Mkango gets Minister’s praise for Songwe Hill project

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th August 2020 TSX-V- and Aim-listed Mkango Resources continues to progress the work programme for its Songwe Hill rare earths project, in Malawi, towards completing a feasibility study by the second half of 2021. The Malawian Minister of Mining Rashid Gaffar visited the project earlier this year and... 

Third of labour force let go – Master Drilling  

By: Martin Creamer     25th August 2020 The Covid-19 crisis resulted in drilling company Master Drilling having to let go a third of its labour force in the world, Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius said on Tuesday. Fochville-based Master Drilling provides drilling services to the mining, civil engineering and building construction... 

Xtract appoints mining contractor for Boa Esperanza deposit

By: Donna Slater     25th August 2020 Resource, development and mining company Xtract Resources’ wholly-owned Mozambican subsidiary Explorator has concluded an additional mining contractor agreement with Longhau Tianci Mining Company for the exploitation of the Boa Esperanza hard-rock gold deposit at its Manica mining concession in... 

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