Speciality Minerals

Speciality Minerals include rare earth elements, or rare earths, (including lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium), fluorspar, phosphate, potash, graphite, lithium, mineral sands (including titatinum, ilmenite, zircon, leucoxene, and rutile)

beneficiation

Claude Baissac: A straight talker who pulls no punches

Claude Baissac, CEO of consultancy firm, Eunomix, is well-known in African mining circles. His expert insight into the beneficiation is highly valued.
open mineral

Open Mineral awarded technology pioneer by World Economic Forum

Open Mineral is a start-up built by a team of industry professionals to standardize transparent pricing in archaic physical commodity trade.
video

DRC Mining Week 2019 doubles in size

This year was the 15th anniversary event of DRC Mining Week. All metrics in terms of delegates, sponsors and high-level representation were smashed.
red rock

Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approach

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to rebound to 2.8% for 2019 - this is still below the 3% since 2015 according to WSP.
Kore Potash

Kore Potash raises US$13 million for its Kola Project

Kore Potash intends to raise approximately US$13 million to conduct exploration activities at its 97%-owned Sintoukola Potash Project.
junior miners

7 top tips for junior miners

For most of the past decade junior miners have collectively been starved for capital resulting in decreased exploration and economic discoveries.
Graphex Mining

Tanzanian govt responds to Graphex Mining’s regulatory concerns

ASX-listed Graphex Mining has received an official written response from Tanzania’s Ministry of Minerals to a submission that was lodged in 2018, clarifying some of the graphite miner’s legislative and regulatory concerns.
investors

World’s top miners keep performing but investors unimpressed

Investors are concerned that the mining industry is lagging when it comes to factors that have not been a traditional focus of the mining industry.
Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa combines mineral resources and energy departments in new Cabinet

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday confirmed his new cabinet, which has reduced the size of the executive leadership team by nine.
lithium

Kodal Minerals’ Bougouni project gets bigger and better

Kodal Minerals has made significant progress on the development programme of its 90%-owned Bougouni lithium project in southern Mali.

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