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PDAC rescheduled to June

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th January 2022 The yearly Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention has been rescheduled, owing to current health restrictions in Ontario. The event will now be hosted in person in Toronto from June 13 to 15 and online from June 28 to 29. 

African energy at point of transition to uncertain destination

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th January 2022 Buffeted by a historic recession in 2020, sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector and economy experienced a challenging 2021, exacerbated by Covid-19-related complications. Now, the region's economies are rebounding and, spurred by the global energy transition, governments are decarbonising across the... 

AngloGold sees first gold from Nevada in next three years – CEO

By: Mariaan Webb     18th January 2022 Bullion major AngloGold Ashanti will produce its first gold from the Beatty district, in Nevada, in the next three years, CEO Alberto Calderon said on Tuesday, announcing the conclusion of the $370-million acquisition of Corvus Gold. The South Africa-based mining company sees Corvus as an... 

Ewoyaa drilling assays confirm high grades, mineralisation continuity

By: Donna Slater     18th January 2022 Africa-focussed lithium explorer and developer Atlantic Lithium reports that its current high-grade infill drilling campaign at the Ewoyaa lithium project, in Ghana, continues to confirm high grades and mineralisation continuity. Atlantic recently announced an updated scoping study and increased... 

Focus reports maiden resource at Lancefield Far North

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th January 2022 Takeover target Focus Minerals has reported a maiden inferred mineral resource of 33 900 oz of gold for its Lancefield Far North deposit, which forms part of the Laverton gold project, in Western Australia The Laverton project covers some 362 km2 of highly prospective tenements, and Focus’... 

Calidus forms lithium JV

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th January 2022 Junior Calidus Resources has formed a lithium exploration joint venture (JV) with Haoma Mining. The exploration company, which will be known as Pirra Lithium, will be assigned tenements and lithium rights across the most prospective lithium ground in the Calidus and Haoma portfolios. These... 

Kingstone completes Mineral Hill buy

By: Esmarie Iannucci     18th January 2022 ASX-listed Kingston Resources has completed the acquisition of the Mineral Hill mine, in New South Wales, marking its transition into the ranks of Australian gold producers. The company in November last year struck an agreement with US-based Quintana MH Holding Company to acquire the mine for... 

Kavango resumes drilling at Botswana project after December break

By: Donna Slater     17th January 2022 London-listed explorer Kavango Resources has recommenced with drilling of the KSZDD002 hole at its Kalahrai Suture Zone project in Botswana, following a pause over the December holidays whereby the hole was sealed off at 350 m. On January 14, Mindea Exploration and Drilling mobilised the rig and... 

Oriole says Faré prospect may become a standalone mine

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th January 2022 Aim-listed Oriole Resources has reported further promising drill results on the Senala gold project, in Senegal. The exploration is being conducted by Oriole’s joint venture partner Iamgold Corporation, which has the option to spend up to $8-million to earn a 70% interest in the project.  

Endeavour boasts strongest exploration year yet

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th January 2022 London- and Toronto-listed Endeavour Mining has reported its strongest year for exploration yet, adding three-million measured and indicated ounces to its flagship mines in West Africa – Ity, Houndé and Sabodala-Massawa. The company says it is now well positioned to achieve its five-year... 

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