Namoya – Banro’s mid-tier mining maker

African focused Canadian gold miner Banro is no longer a single mine operator. Having produced its first gold late last year from the Democratic...

Kangala – It’s the final countdown

ASX-listed junior mining company Universal Coal has had a phenomenal year, having moved its primary thermal coal asset Kangala from a bankable study, to...

Finsch – A Cinderella fairy tale

It took Petra Diamonds five years to establish a significant portfolio of diamond producing mines, having acquired a new operation from De Beers almost...

Swakop Uranium’s Husab mine on track

In November 2012 construction started at Swakop Uranium’s Husab Project; a deposit discovered in February 2008. The investment of US$2.5 billion will see the...

De Beers sight-holding relocation complete

The relocation of sights from London to Gaborone in southern Africa underpins the long-term future of the partnership between De Beers and Botswana, and...

Nigerian oil the only game in town – mining suffers under...

The establishment of the Nigeria Mining Cadastre office has gone some way to encourage further exploration for minerals in Nigeria. But potential investors are...

Kibali produces first gold targeting nearly 600 000oz in 2014

The new Kibali gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be the catalyst for substantial long-term value creation in the country...

Ferrex chooses West Africa

In its ongoing drive for near-term production, Ferrex plc – an AIM-quoted iron ore and manganese development company focused on Africa – has gone...

Emerging East African powerhouse

In short: Crude and gas fields are being discovered in an increasing number of African countries, and a lengthening list of newcomers – among them...

Gecamines – putting its house in order

In short - The DRC has fantastic mining potential, and as government clarifies and advances its mining code, and infrastructure development continues many more...

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