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An image showing uranium from Aura Energy's Tiris project
FEED study confirms exceptionally good economics for Aura’s Mauritania project
Updated 38 minutes ago By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and Aim-listed Aura Energy’s recently completed front end engineering design (FEED) study for the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, has confirmed “excellent” economic returns, the company... 


Drill core recovered from the Segele mine, in Ethiopia
Akobo finalises debt restructuring agreement
Updated 58 minutes ago By: Darren Parker

Scandinavia-based gold exploration and mining company Akobo Minerals, which has operations in Ethiopia, has finalised an agreement regarding completion of its debt restructuring. This follows the... 


Osisko establishes technical committee for Gaspe dewatering plan
Updated 1 hour 13 minutes ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Osisko Metals has created a technical consultation committee to assist in developing a plan for the dewatering of the Mount Copper openpit at Gaspé Copper, in... 


Accelerate sells noncore Pilbara licences to Fortescue
Updated 7 hours ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration company Accelerate Resources (AX8) has sold two exploration licences in east Pilbara to a subsidiary of Fortescue Metals for A$300 000 and a milestone payment of $500 000 should mining... 


The Raglan mine in Nunavit
Glencore’s Raglan opens new mine
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nickel miner Raglan, a Glencore company, has officially inaugurated the Anuri mine from its Sivumut mining project, which has been under development for more than ten years. Anuri, which is one of... 


Red Rock, partner to establish test programme at Burkina Faso project
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Natural resource development company Red Rock Resources and its partner, Hong Kong-headquartered company Riverstone Resources, will set out to implement a test programme at the Bilbale gold... 


Hummingbird highlights potential for Bukon Jedeh exploration to expand Dugbe project's resource
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has welcomed subsidiary company Pasofino Gold's announcement of the start of exploration activities at Bukon Jedeh – a high-priority target area within the Dugbe... 


First Mining receives permits for temporary winter road to Springpole
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed First Mining has received construction permits for a temporary winter road to the Springpole gold project exploration camp site, which will allow for the safe transport of supplies... 


Rare earths
Ionic finds promising rare earth intersections, expands exploration target at Makuutu
27th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has identified 69 holes with clay-hosted rare earth intersections above the current resource cut-off across three licences at the Makuutu rare earths project, in... 


Fury Gold Mines buys Éléonore South from Newmont
Fury Gold Mines buys Éléonore South from Newmont
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused exploration company Fury Gold Mines on Monday announced that it would buy Newmont’s 49.978% interest in the Éléonore South project for C$3-million. Situated in a prolific... 


Northern Star shows support for PolarX
Northern Star shows support for PolarX
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global-scale Australian gold miner Northern Star has agreed to fully underwrite exploration and development company PolarX’s entitlement offer that seeks to raise about A$4.92-million. PolarX will... 


Wiluna pilot plant be operational by H2 – Toro
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed uranium development and exploration company Toro Energy is advancing the design phase of its beneficiation and hydrometallurgical pilot plant at a facility in Perth, in line with plans... 


Boss takes key growth step with completion of US acquisition
Boss takes key growth step with completion of US acquisition
27th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia’s Boss Energy has completed the acquisition of a 30% stake in the Alta Mesa in-situ recovery uranium project for $60-million in cash. The company acquired the interest in the project,... 


Tertiary signs JV agreement to form new Zambian copper exploration company
26th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals has signed a new joint venture (JV) agreement with local partner Mwashia Resources that will consolidate ownership of the Jacks, Mukai and Mushima North copper... 


Cameroon flag
Oriole confirms high-grade mineralisation at Mbe from partner’s soil sampling
26th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Sub-Saharan African miner BCM International Group has uncovered gold mineralisation grading 256 g/t from outcrop sampling and 25.1 g/t gold from pit sampling over a 3-km-long target on the Mbe gold... 


Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Sasol prioritising coal de-stoning investment as it seeks to allay fears over big Secunda output dip
26th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to address investor concerns that its yearly production at Secunda will need to fall to only 6.7-million tons for it to meet its goal of reducing the... 


Yintai Gold to buy Canadian gold exploration firm Osino for C$368m
26th February 2024 By: Reuters

China-based Yintai Gold on Sunday said it will acquire Canadian gold exploration firm Osino Resources in an all cash deal for C$368-million. Osino will end its C$287-million deal with Canadian... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye reports 55.1% increase in lithium carbonate equivalent resources
26th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has reported a 55.1% increase in attributable lithium mineral resources as at the end of last year, along with a general expansion and diversification of its... 


Montage upsizes financing, makes leadership changes
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian precious metals explorer and developer Montage Gold on Friday announced an upsized private placement financing of C$35-million. The company, which is listed on the TSX-V, increased its... 


Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In anticipation of continued strength in uranium markets, US-based Energy Fuels is preparing two more mines in Colorado and Wyoming for production and is readying for exploration drilling to... 


AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon
AngloGold moves forward with studies for Nevada starter project
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of multinational miner AngloGold Ashanti has given the green light for the North Bullfrog project’s feasibility study to progress into detailed engineering. This represents a crucial... 


Christo Wiese
South African billionaire Wiese returns to his diamond-hunting roots
26th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Christo Wiese, South Africa’s-billionaire retail king, is going back to the future. The 82-year-old serial investor, who steered the expansion of both Africa’s biggest clothing retailer and the... 


OATC representative Gary Concar
OATC celebrates tenth anniversary, highlights importance of offshore safety
23rd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Offshore Africa Training Centre (OATC), in Cape Town, in the Western Cape, celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 22 and introduced a new survival training course. As South Africa moves... 


Xtract's Kalenga copper project, in Zambia
Xtract concludes Manica disposal
23rd February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Xtract Resources has concluded the disposal of its entire interest in the Manica gold project, in Mozambique. The company in January agreed terms for the disposal of its 23% net profit... 


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On-The-Air (23/02/2024)
23rd February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses phosphate, junior miners and clean electricity. 


An image of the surroundings at the site location of the Omitiomire project
Developer progresses copper project
23rd February 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

After having been stalled for seven years, the Omitiomire copper project of Namibian copper explorer and developer Omico Mining has now completed phases 1, 2 and 3 of metallurgical testwork, with... 


Mining consultancy SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl
Continued exploration, mine development in 2024
23rd February 2024

With Africa’s substantial and varied mineral endowment being undisputed, the year ahead will likely see ongoing progress in exploration and mine development, in both traditional metals and the... 


Jurie Wessels, founder and executive chairperson of Vanadium Resources
Jurie Wessels
23rd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jurie Wessels, founder and executive chairperson of Vanadium Resources, which is developing the Steelpoortdrift mine and concentrator and the Tweefontein salt roast leach plant 


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Junior mining fund is a start, but should not be seen as the end game
23rd February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The Junior Mining Exploration Fund just launched by the Industrial Development Corporation and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is a start but must not end up as the finish.... 


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Crunch time
23rd February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The consequences of policy failure in electricity are so obvious there is no need to ventilate them again. Not so for gas, however, given that they are only visible to those manufacturers that have... 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE JWANENG MINE
Jwaneng underground project, Botswana
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will transition Jwaneng from an openpit mine to and underground mine. 


Image of uranium ore
Tiris uranium project, Mauritania – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Tiris is the first major calcrete uranium discovery in the region. 


Sylvania reports positive results despite lower PGM prices
22nd February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer and developer Sylvania Platinum says its revenue and net profit for the 2023 financial year remained respectable, despite the impact of a significantly lower... 


Harmony's Moab Khotsong mine
Harmony's shares rise on higher earnings outlook
22nd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE-listed Harmony Gold's share price rose by more than 5% on February 22 after the company reported that its earnings per share (EPS) for the six months ended December 31, 2023, were likely to... 


An image depicting SepFluor former CEO Rob Wagner
SepFluor appoints new CEO, expects higher throughput
21st February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

South African fluorspar producer SepFluor has appointed Hendrik Snyman to succeed Rob Wagner as CEO. Wagner stepped down as CEO on December 31, 2023, but will remain as an adviser to the company... 


An image of Perseus CEO and chairperson Jeff Quartermaine
Perseus enters into co-investment cooperation agreement with Saudi company
21st February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining has entered into a cooperation agreement with Ajlan & Bros Mining & Metals Company (ABM), the mining division of Saudi Arabia-based investment conglomerate... 


Abcourt restarts Sleeping Giant mill
21st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Abcourt Mines on February 13 started processing gold at its Sleeping Giant mill,near Amos, Quebec. The mill operated at 20 t/h during this first week. On Monday, the mill began to... 


MeerKAT antennas
MeerKAT radio telescope a beacon of technological development in South Africa
20th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

More than 260 scientific papers have so far been published, using data gathered by South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope array, with 40% of them being published in the past year, highlighted... 


SU opens new avenues for localisation with high-tech micro-manufacturing machine
20th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In a first-of-its-kind for Africa, the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at Stellenbosch University (SU) has acquired a micro-manufacturing machine... 


Tsodilo confirms subsidiary can proceed with PEA in Botswana following litigation
20th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-V-listed Tsodilo Resources has confirmed that its subsidiary Gcwihaba Resources can proceed with concluding a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on a prospecting licence, in Botswana,... 


Neo Energy Metals CEO Sean Heathcote
South African uranium project owner to inward list on A2X
20th February 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

LSE-listed Neo Energy Metals, which is developing the Henkries uranium project, in the Northern Cape, will inward list its shares on A2X Markets – a South African stock exchange – to enlarge its... 


President Gustavo Petro came into office in 2022 on a pledge to wean the country off its dependency on fossil fuels.
Colombia Bill seeks permanent legal ban on new coal contracts
20th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Colombia, South America’s top coal producer, is proposing a mining bill which would ban new exploration and production contracts for the fuel. The proposed law would also allow the expropriation... 


Metals Acquisition dual lists on ASX following A$325m IPO
Metals Acquisition dual lists on ASX following A$325m IPO
20th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Copper miner Metals Acquisition Limited (MAC) on Tuesday started trading on the ASX, following completion of its oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO) in Australia. MAC raised A$325-million... 


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