R/€ = 19.34 Change: 0.14
R/$ = 17.37 Change: 0.17
Au 1739.69 $/oz Change: 0.38
Pt 847.92 $/oz Change: 10.42


The Coronavirus and Emerging Technologies in Africa

By: Creamer Media Reporter      30th May 2020 The Coronavirus pandemic will forever change the way we do things.  The future for those returning to work will look very different to before, with emphasis on distancing, sanitization and disinfection.  There is now a momentous obligation on the part of employers to provide a safe,... 

Mincor eyes Kambalda start before year-end

By: Esmarie Iannucci     28th May 2020 Junior Mincor Resources has awarded an underground mining contract for its Kambalda nickel operation, in Western Australia, to Pit N Portal. The contract will span the first five years of underground mining at the new Cassini nickel mine, where early surface work was recently completed, as well... 

Second stage of Kefi’s drilling programme in Saudi Arabia completed

By: Simone Liedtke     27th May 2020 Gold and Minerals (G&M), Kefi Minerals’ 34%-owned joint venture company, has now completed Stage 2 of the Hawiah diamond drilling programme, in Saudi Arabia, thereby increasing the number of completed drill holes to 69 since October 2019, when the first drill hole was completed. Copper, zinc,... 

Great Western takes option on 48 claims in Nevada

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd May 2020 Aim-listed Great Western Mining Corporation (GWMO) has signed an option agreement with Nevada Select Royalties to acquire 48 mineral claims in Nevada, which are prospective for gold and silver. Nevada Select is a subsidiary of Ely Gold Royalties.  

Clayton Valley study proves viability for Cypress to go ahead with pilot plant

By: Marleny Arnoldi     22nd May 2020 TSX-V-listed Cypress Development has announced positive results from a prefeasibility study (PFS) of the company’s Clayton Valley lithium project, in Nevada, US. The study, prepared by Continental Metallurgical Services, envisions an average production rate of 15 000 t/d to produce 27 400 t/y... 

Wallbridge intersects 70.84 g/t at Fenelon

By: Mariaan Webb     20th May 2020 Shares in Canada’s Wallbridge Mining gained on Tuesday, as the company announced “exceptional” drilling results at its Fenelon gold property, including 70.84 g/t gold over 5.35 m. The results come from definition drilling outlining high-grade shoots at shallow depths adjacent to the existing mine... 

DRDGold declares cash dividend 

By: Martin Creamer     15th May 2020 The board of DRDGold has declared a cash dividend of 25 c a share for the quarter ended March 31, the surface gold mining company said on Friday. The Johannesburg- and New York-listed DRDGold, headed by CEO Niël Pretorius, said in a stock exchange news service (SENS) announcement that the... 

DRDGold earnings up for quarter, R213m dividend paid  

By: Martin Creamer     7th May 2020 Surface gold mining company DRDGold on Thursday reported an 18% quarter-on-quarter increase in adjusted earnings to R389.3-million for the three months to March 31. The increase reflects a 13% increase in the average rand gold price received to R785 581/kg, the Johannesburg- and New York-listed... 

Fluor achieves major safety milestone at Khoemacau Copper Mine in Botswana

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th May 2020 Fluor South Africa announced today that the Khoemacau Copper Silver starter project reached a safety milestone of 2 million hours worked without a lost time injury. “This significant safety achievement can be attributed to the team’s commitment to safe work practices and a zero harm mind-set for... 

Farmers urged to de-silt dams before dry season

1st May 2020 As the dry season approaches in many parts of South Africa, farmers need to ensure that silt is not limiting the volume of water that they can store, says specialist pump rental company Integrated Pump Rental MD Lee Vine. He notes that the progressive build-up of silt means that dams and ponds in... 

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