2020 – Issue 2

Africa remains lucrative for exploration by junior miners

While battery metals exploration is expected to continue to increase it is still gold and base metals that currently attracts the most exploration funding.
Mako Gold

Katoro Gold’s Haneti – teeming with potential

While Katoro Gold’s Haneti project is still in the early stages of development, the company believes that there is significant margin for growth.
Wits 4IR

Creating a workforce for 4IR

The onset of 4IR in bodes well for the junior mining industry. However, this requires the workforce to have a new skillset.
Cardinal Resources gold

Gold price drivers – all roads lead to West Africa

The price of gold is influenced by a combination of supply, demand and investor sentiment. That seems simple enough but is sometimes counter-intuitive.

Investment for junior miners eyeing a slice of the pie

“Sitting back and saying there is no money is simply not true. It’s a competitive world out there so juniors have to work hard to secure funding.”
Mako Gold

Asante’s Kubi gold project back in the spotlight

Junior explorer Asante Gold Corporation was ready to call it a day at its Kubi gold project in Ghana. But now it has renewed interest in the project
UMS Group

UMS Group’s businesses to flourish in 2020

“2019 Was a tight year for us but we will be rewarded in 2020 for the hard work and efforts we injected into the business over this time,"- Digby Glover.
Buckreef tanzania gold

Mining in Tanzania – the good, the bad and the ugly

New laws give the national assembly sweeping powers to review and instruct renegotiation of previous arrangements or agreements concluded by the government.

How can African junior miners attract investment?

The junior mining sector in Africa holds the biggest key to unlocking long-term sustainability in the industry yet and on the continent.

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