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An Aerial view of the Balnket Mine in Zimbabwe owned by Mining Corporation
Miner eyes further growth in Zimbabwe
5th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

In its constant drive to increase its representation and relevance in the country’s mining sector, Zimbabwe-focused explorer, developer and miner Caledonia Mining Corporation has changed its mining... 


Location map of the Kouroussa project
Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Commercial production will be delayed beyond the targeted first quarter of 2024. 


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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen has reached the final stages of its helium system integration. 


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Amarillo Grande uranium/vanadium project, Argentina
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment on the Ivana uranium/vanadium deposit at the project has demonstrated robust economics for a surficial mining operation. 


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Häggån polymetallic project, Sweden
5th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has determined that the project is a significant polymetallic deposit that provides a key growth opportunity for Aura Energy. 


longonjo, coola project
Pensana confirms rare earths find at Sulima West in Angola
4th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

UK-based rare earths developer Pensana has reported trench and pit sampling results that confirm a 6 ha, enriched laterite at Sulima West, in Angola, grading at 2% to 3% total rare earth oxides... 


Shanta progressing exploration in Tanzania, Kenya
4th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed gold producer, developer and explorer Shanta Gold has reported total group-wide resources of 3.51-million ounces grading 3.31 g/t gold across its New Luika and Singida gold mines in... 


Askari’s strategic uranium prospect acquisitions align with clean energy objectives
Askari’s strategic uranium prospect acquisitions align with clean energy objectives
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Askari Metals has affirmed that its uranium acquisition strategy in southern Tanzania serves as a cornerstone of the company's African clean energy focus. Askari is set to propel various... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
3rd April 2024

This week: Mechanical cutting is going to be key for mining going forward – Master Drilling and, DRDGOLD to determine economic viability of copper recovery from Copper 360’s tailings dams 


Southern Palladium advancing PFS for South Africa project
3rd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and ASX-listed Southern Palladium says drilling is advancing the prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project, on the Eastern Limb of the Bushveld... 


Thor Exploration acquires licences in Senegal
3rd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V and Aim-listed Thor Exploration has completed the acquisition of interests in two licences in southeast Senegal where it is currently advancing the Douta gold project to a preliminary... 


OAR acquires two uranium prospects in Namibia
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed OAR Resources has signed a binding agreement with Bullrun Capital, Cityscape Asset and Impala Consulting to acquire a 100% interest in two exploration prospecting licences (EPLs) in the... 


Rare earth oxides
IonicRE, Viridis to form JV to advance rare earth prospects in Brazil
3rd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed companies Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) and Viridis Mining and Minerals are to form a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company to advance rare earth separation business prospects in Brazil. The JV... 


C2C Metals stakes another US uranium project
3rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CSE-listed C2C Metals has acquired its second US uranium project acquired through claim staking. Identified and drilled by URADCO in 1981, the Blue Jay mine project lies in San Juan county, Utah,... 


Kavango ‘quietly confident’ Kalahari Copper Belt exploration programme will deliver
2nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Kavango Resources has announced preliminary interpretation results for geophysical survey data on its property in Botswana’s Kalahari Copper Belt (KCB) from South Africa-based New... 


Firefly raises A$52m for Canada project
Firefly raises A$52m for Canada project
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused FireFly Metals has announced A$52-million in funding to accelerate resource growth at its Green Bay copper and gold project, in Newfoundland. The Australia-listed company last week... 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated mineral resource estimate for the +105 m level crown pillar block – has revealed an increase in tonnes and grade. 


An image of the Blanket gold mine
Caledonia’s 2023 full-year performance in line with expectations
28th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Caledonia Mining notes in its operating and financial results for the year ended December 31, 2023, that its performance was in line with both market expectations and production... 


A copper and cobalt mine in the DRC
Rivers near Congo copper and cobalt mines are toxic, report says
28th March 2024 By: Bloomberg

River water near some of Democratic Republic of Congo’s biggest copper and cobalt mines is toxic and may be causing widespread health problems. Scientists from Congo’s University of Lubumbashi... 


Exploration starts at Larisoro manganese mine
27th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Exploration activities have started at the Larisoro manganese mine, in Northern Kenya, with Marula Mining exploration East Africa head Collins Aseto and his geological team having mobilised to site... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
DRDGOLD to determine economic viability of copper recovery from Copper 360’s tailings dams
27th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape copper company Copper 360 announced on Wednesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with DRDGOLD’s Far West Gold Recoveries tailings retreatment subsidiary to... 


Initial work shows potential of deposit at Morocco project
27th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Critical Mineral Resources (DMR)has announced positive initial work at its Ifri project, in the Anti-Atlas in Morocco, with prospecting by its geological team demonstrating copper and... 


Sovereign initiates follow-up drilling at Malawi project
27th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals has initiated a follow-up 400 m spaced drill programme at its tier one Kasiya rutile/graphite project, in Malawi, which will focus on determining the boundaries... 


Jervois kicks of US govt-funded drilling at ICO’s RAM deposit
Jervois kicks of US govt-funded drilling at ICO’s RAM deposit
27th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and TSX-V-listed Jervois Global has initiated the underground resources programme at the RAM deposit at its Idaho Cobalt Operations (ICO) in Idaho, US. The endeavour, carried out in... 


Redpath logo on machinery
Redpath acquires RUC
26th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Contract mining company Redpath Mining subsidiary Redpath (Australia) Holdings has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire fellow contract miner RUC Mining Contractors. Pending regulatory... 


Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius.
Mechanical cutting is going to be key for mining going forward – Master Drilling
26th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Mechanical cutting, in which huge progress is being made, is going to be key for the mining industry going forward, Master Drilling CEO Danie Pretorius emphasised on Tuesday, when his Johannesburg... 


Oil and gas rig
Enviro groups approach High Court over TotalEnergies Cape coast drilling plans
26th March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Environmental organisations The Green Connection (TGC) and Natural Justice have submitted an application in the High Court against the environmental authorisation granted to TotalEnergies... 


American Pacific approves $12.8m budget for Alaska project
26th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CSE-listed American Pacific Mining has announced a $12.8-million budget for its high-grade volcanogenic massive sulphide-sulphate project, in Alaska. Constantine North, a subsidiary of American... 


Kinetiko’s deepest core hole to date reveals promising results
26th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Kinetiko Energy, which is conducting onshore gas exploration in Mpumalanga, South Africa, has completed its deepest core hole to date. “Following our previous announcement indicating... 


Many Peaks acquires advanced Cote d’Ivoire projects
26th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mineral exploration company Many Peaks on Tuesday revealed an agreement to acquire exploration assets belonging to Turaco Gold in Cote d’Ivoire. The announcement triggered a surge in the junior’s... 


An image of Botswana Diamonds' Ghaghoo mine.
Botswana Diamonds achieves several positive developments in 2023
25th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond miner Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling has outlined some positive developments achieved by the company during 2023, including that a gravity survey has discovered a high-grade... 


Nev Power
FBM to acquire Miriam lithium project, appoints Power as chair
25th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-based Future Battery Metals (FBM) on Monday announced a strategic acquisition that consolidates its landholding near its flagship Kangaroo Hills lithium project in the Eastern Goldfields of... 


An image showing Centamin's Sukari gold mine
Centamin achieves 25% y/y increase in Ebitda
22nd March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Established gold miner Centamin achieved a 25% year-on-year increase in adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation to $398-million for the year ended December 31, 2023,... 


An image of the Mukuyu well site
Zimbabwean gas project spurs regional interest
22nd March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Following the discovery of the Mukuyu gas field in the Cabora Bassa basin, in northern Zimbabwe, oil and gas explorer Invictus Energy is confident further discoveries will be made in the basin. The... 


An operator controls rigs at a remote operator station
Surface drills with automation functionality
20th March 2024

Mine automation is being extended for use on surface drill rigs, helping to improve safety and productivity.    Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions’ AutoMine functionality is available for its... 


C29 to buy Kazakhstan uranium project
20th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed C29 Metals on Wednesday announced the acquisition of a high-grade uranium project in Kazakhstan, positioning the company as a potential key player in the global uranium market. The... 


Sovereign despatches 30 t of ore from Malawi project to South Africa for test work
20th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals’ spiral drilling programme has extracted, despatched and delivered 30 t of ore from the Kasiya rutile/graphite project in Malawi to Paterson & Cooke (P&C), in... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
20th March 2024

This week: Wind generation up, solar operational soon, Exxaro reports and, Intelligent drilling solutions advance underground capabilities 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 output set to quickly double on Nama Copper acquisition
19th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Energetic Northern Cape copper mining company Copper 360 this week produced the first concentrate from the plant it has just acquired from Nama Copper, which becomes its second concentrator plant... 


Blyvoor
Katoro to cease all investment in Blyvoor, Namibian Iron Ore
19th March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Following a review of the Blyvoor project in Gauteng, South Africa, and given the new direction of Aim-listed Katoro Gold and the need to focus on a clear pathway to high-value business activities,... 


Care for SA’s groundwater should be growing focus for Water Week
Care for SA’s groundwater should be growing focus for Water Week
19th March 2024

As South Africa celebrates National Water Week from 20-26 March this year, it is important to recognise the country’s growing reliance on groundwater – and how we must improve our management of... 


Canada Nickel makes new discovery at Newmarket, best interval to date at Reid
19th March 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Canada Nickel Company has announced positive initial assay results from its 2024 exploration programme, including the first two holes at the Newmarket property and results from the... 


Lulo alluvial resource increases carats by 48%
18th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

After accounting for mining depletion of 30 585 ct during the 2023 calendar year, ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners Endiama and Rosas & Petalas have reported that alluvial... 


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