Junior miners could change SA’s mining industry

South Africa – Black-controlled junior mining exploration company Lerama Resources believes that the small junior mining sector, if sufficiently financially supported, could turn the...

Zambian minister of mines calls on mines to work with local...

Christopher Yaluma, the Zambian minister of Mines, is encouraging the mining industry to work more with local manufacturers as it focuses on building and...

Glencore ups SA ferrochrome, coal production

South Africa – Glencore, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, has reported an increase in ferrochrome production for the March...

Barrick keeps Lumwana open following revised Zambian tax legislation

Zambia - Barrick Gold Corporation has revealed it will continue operating its Lumwana copper mine in Zambia following the recent announcement of a new...

Nevsun Resources continues to expand Harena with high grade drill results

Eritrea – Nevsun Resources has released new assay results from exploration drilling completed on the Harena mining license located 10 kilometers south of the...

East Africa Metals continues drilling at its Harvest and Adyabo projects

Ethiopia – East Africa Metals has released drill results from exploration conducted on the Adyabo and Harvest projects in Ethiopia. East Africa Metal’s 70%-owned Harvest...

Prime Minister to review DRC draft mining code

DRC - Prime Minister Augustin Ponyo says he will review the DRC draft mining code, in consultation with mining-sector representatives, before consideration by parliament. This is...

Nevsun Resources achieves over 21 million LTI-free work hours in 2014

Eritrea – Dual-listed Nevsun Resources reported a significant safety achievement in its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report titled Positive Directions, having achieved 21.7...

Ivanhoe Mines, Regal Resources sign MoA on DRC exploration permits

Democratic Republic of Congo –TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has entered into a conditional joint venture memorandum of agreement (JVMoA) with ASX-listed copper explorer Regal Resources,...

Mozambique mining licenses: Use or loose says director of mines

Mozambique – Earlier this month it was reported that Mozambique’s National Director of Mines, Geraldo Valoi, had threatened to revoke licenses for idle mining...

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