Business and policy
Despite escalating trade wars keeping commodity prices in check Standard Bank anticipates miners will continue to pursue pockets of opportunity.
AIM-listed minerals resource company Keras Resources is on track with its 10 000 t bulk sampling metallurgical testwork programme at the Nayega manganese project in northern Togo.
Giyani Metals announced its maiden mineral resource estimate which includes an inferred resource of 1.1 million tonnes grading 31.2% manganese oxide.
Murray & Roberts Cementation reports that work is well underway on its contract at Kalagadi Manganese Mine in the Northern Cape.
Vuslat Bayoglu’s Menar Holdings company Sitatunga Resources has entered the manganese sector having purchased a mining project in the Northern Cape for an undisclosed sum.
Kibaran Resources is set to contribute more than US$1 billion to the Tanzanian economy over the next 20 years through local graphite mine projects.