"Long-term relationships between host governments and foreign investors need to be better regulated," says Peter Leon from Herbert Smith Freehills.
Sovereign Metals PFS for its Malingunde project shows low capital and very low operating costs are at the bottom of the graphite supply cost-curve.
Strandline Resources' updated DFS for Fungoni project shows increases in forecast project financial returns and reduced implementation risk.
Strandline Resources has secured a binding offtake agreement for rutile product that will be produced at its Fungoni mineral sands project.
KEFI Minerals has now signed a binding Project Equity Investment Agreement for its subscription of new equity capital into Tulu Kapi gold project company.
Dual-listed potash developer Danakali, on behalf of the Colluli Mining Share Company, has chosen DRA Global as the preferred engineering, procurement, construction and management provider for the Colluli potash project in Eritrea.
AIM-listed Armadale Capital has appointed an experienced Beijing-based marketing consultant to pursue offtake agreements ahead of an anticipated decision to mine at the Mahenge Liandu graphite project in Tanzania in early 2019.
East Africa Metals has received Draft Model Agreements from the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas for its Mato Bula and Da Tambuk projects.
ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has become the first ASX-listed entity to secure a graphite mining licence in Tanzania following the granting of Mining Licence ML00638/2017 for the Lindi Jumbo graphite project in south eastern Tanzania.