base metals

FLSmidth

New breakthrough copper recovery process developed

In an effort to improve leach kinetics and recoveries of primary copper concentrates, minerals process solutions provider FLSmidth developed the Rapid Oxidative Leach process – capable of attaining over 97% copper dissolution in less than six hours under atmospheric conditions.
Weatherly International

Weatherly International launches strategic asset review

AIM-listed copper miner Weatherly International has restarted the process of reviewing its strategic options, including the sale or disposal of its assets and subsidiaries.
AfriTin

AfriTin confirms high-grade recovery potential at Uis project

AfriTin Mining has completed additional dense medium separation test work for the upgraded phase 1 processing plant at its Uis tin project in Namibia.
Alphamin Resources

Alphamin Resources to raise US$15 million for Bisie tin mine construction

TSXV-listed Alphamin Resources intends to raise approximately US$15 million by way of a non-brokered private placement to fund the continued development of its 80.75%-owned Bisie tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Strandline Resources

Base Resources appoints contractors to deliver Toliara mineral sands PFS

Base Resources has appointed Mineral Technologies and Lycopodium to deliver the prefeasibility study for the Toliara mineral sands project in Madagascar.
AfriTin

AfriTin completes mine design at Uis tin project in Namibia

AIM-listed tin newcomer AfriTin Mining has completed the detailed mine design of its flagship Uis tin mine in Namibia. Namibia – Following the completion of...
Prospect Resources

Montero Mining acquires lithium exploration license in Namibia

Montero Mining & Exploration has entered a Letter of Intent with Namibian national Mr Esegiel Xamseb to acquire an 80% interest in the wholly-owned...

Gold sector remains resilient in current commodity crisis

During the 10 years between 2001 and 2011, mining markets were characterised by correlated and generally high commodity prices, mainly driven by exuberance about...

Assore expects lower earnings for 2014 FY

Mining holding company, Assore, which holds a 50% interest in Assmang, which it controls jointly with African Rainbow Minerals, released a trading statement on...

Nevsun Resources achieves over 21 million LTI-free work hours in 2014

Eritrea – Dual-listed Nevsun Resources reported a significant safety achievement in its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report titled Positive Directions, having achieved 21.7...

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