R/€ = 19.15 Change: -0.01
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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,... 

Harmony Gold, Pan African, platinum make headlines 

17th September 2020 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the integration of Mponeng and Mine Waste Solutions surface gold recovery operation into Harmony Gold, Pan African's results and platinum possibly on its way into battery electric vehicles as a battery metal. 

Traceability, due diligence system implemented for Côte d’Ivoire artisanal gold

By: Simone Liedtke     16th September 2020 Natural resources organisation Impact and the European Union (EU) have successfully implemented a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the international market for artisanal gold from Côte d’Ivoire as part of the Just Gold project. The Just Gold project supports artisanal gold... 

Cora Gold appoints new exploration head

By: Simone Liedtke     16th September 2020 West Africa-focused gold miner Cora Gold has appointed Norman Bailie as exploration head, with immediate effect. Bailie succeeds Dr Jonathan Forster, who is retiring from this role but will continue to be retained as an adviser to the company.   He is an accredited chartered professional... 

In-house-developed idler increases mine throughput, product longevity

By: Donna Slater     11th September 2020 The development of a South African-made conveyor belt idler has resulted in diversified miner Exxaro Resources increasing throughput at its Grootegeluk mine through one of its conveyor load points from 800 t/d to 3 000 t/d, says conveyor products manufacturer Brelko US and Africa manager Brent... 

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. 

Turquoise Hill shares tank on Oyu Tolgoi funding announcement

By: Mariaan Webb     10th September 2020 The share price of TSX- and NYSE-listed Turquoise Hill plunged on Thursday, as controlling shareholder Rio Tinto announced that a Turquoise Hill rights issue would be needed for the Oyu Tolgoi underground project, in Mongolia. The company's stock fell 22% in Toronto following the announcement,... 

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... 

Resolute warns of ten-day strike by workers at Mali mine

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th September 2020 Dual-listed Resolute Mining has warned of a potential ten-day strike by employees at its Syama mine, in Mali. The gold miner has received a strike notice from the Union Nationale des Travailleurs du Mali SOMISY-SA, informing it that the union members will strike if certain demands are not met. 

Ghana wants to invest gold royalty IPO proceeds in similar funds

By: Reuters     8th September 2020 Ghana plans to use part of the proceeds from an initial public offering (IPO) in a gold royalty fund to invest in similar entities. Africa’s biggest gold producer wants to use about 20% of the $500 million it seeks to raise through the IPO later this year to buy stakes in other royalty... 

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