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)

Mining Elites in Africa 2021

Mining Review Africa is proud to present to you the latest edition of its annual publication – Mining Elites in Africa 2021 – which recognises the leaders and projects truly making a difference in the African mining sector.
Mkango

Financing of Pensana’s Saltend and Longonjo targeted for Q4,2021

"This enables us to rapidly establish the world’s first major rare earth processing facility in over a decade." - Paul Atherley
green economy

Mining firms with higher ESG ratings outperform the market, says PwC

Mining companies with higher ESG ratings outperformed the broader market during the peak of the COVID-19 crisis, delivering 34% average total shareholder return over the past three years — ten percentage points higher than the general market index.
Peak Resources

Mkango to create European rare earths hub

The plant is expected to have highly competitive operating costs.
pensana rare earths

Peak Resources secures land for its Teesside Refinery

With incredibly strong global demand for non-Chinese rare earths, we are ideally placed to supply these critical commodities.

Update: Illegal expropriation of Montero’s Wigu project in Tanzania

Montero has initiated arbitration proceedings in accordance with the Bilateral Investment Treaty between Canada and Tanzania.

Kropz’s Elandsfontein project on track and on within budget

The project schedule remains tight, with a high number of critical path, and near critical path items being managed concurrently.

Richards Bay Minerals’ Nico Swart killed in hail of bullets

More than 20 high-caliber bullets were sprayed into the victim’s vehicle on the corner of Dune Road and Kolstertkring in Meerensee.
rare earth oxides

Staggering increase in mineral resources at Lofdal

Namibia Critical Metals has announced a 650% increase in mineral resources at its Lofdal project

Afrimat acquires Gravenhage manganese mining right in South Africa

Gravenhage is situated in the northern part of the Kalahari Manganese field approximately 120km from Afrimat’s Demaneng iron ore mine.

Live event: Unpacking Sierra Leone’s mineral potential

Sierra Leone is richly endowed with minerals such as iron ore, rutile, diamonds, bauxite, gold, platinum, zircon, ilmenite, chromite and columbite-tantalite (coltan).

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