IronRidge Resources

IronRidge Resources signs drilling for equity deal with GeoDrill

AIM-listed explorer IronRidge Resources has entered into a binding memorandum of understanding with West Africa-focused exploration drilling contractor GeoDrill for a drilling for equity programme of up to US$4 million, or 40 000 m of drilling.
Mako Gold

Mako Gold to double its footprint in Côte d’Ivoire

ASX-listed Mako Gold has lodged two applications for exploration permits with the Ministry of Mines in Côte d’Ivoire.
Nigeria

New steel supply for Nigeria is on the table

Kogi Iron has confirmed the positive capex and opex economics of its Agbaja cast steel project in Nigeria following a review undertaken by Farnborough Engineering Consulting Services.
women

The barriers that barred women from the mining industry

Legislative restrictions, gender restrictions and superstition stood in the way of women proving what a valuable resource they would be to mining.
copper

Global EV charging points to consume 250% more copper by 2030

Over 20 million electric vehicle charging points are expected to be deployed globally by 2030, consuming over 250% more copper than in 2019.
lithium

Conventional sources of lithium will not cope with demand

3.5 million tonnes of lithium carbonate equivalent will be required annually just to power the EVs needed to meet legislative requirements by 2030.
video

MRA at the Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo 2019

Eric Bruggeman, CEO of the SA Capital Equipment Council and Ossie Carstens, CEO Mining Equipment Manufacturers of South Africa, unpack key issues surrounding the mining industry and the impact of Mining Charter III on the manufacturing sector.
energy avesoro

Lily has a new owner, and may soon open its doors

The potential to reopen Barberton’s Lily and Barbrook gold mines is really looking positive now that owner Vantage Goldfields Ltd has accepted to sell 100% of its shares and claims in its South African subsidiary to a Level 1 BB-BEE company.
Mali Lithium

Mali Lithium at final approval stage for Goulamina exploitation permit

ASX-listed Mali Lithium’s exploitation permit application for its 100%-owned Goulamina lithium project is now with the office of the Prime Minister for sign off, constituting the final stage in the approval process.
diamonds

BlueRock Diamonds increases its crushing capacity at Kareevlei

AIM-listed diamond miner BlueRock Diamonds has completed an upgrade to the crushing circuit, including the installation of a larger cone crusher at its Kareevlei diamond mine in the Kimberley region of South Africa.

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