Southern Africa

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Botswana may get another new coal mine by 2019

Coal newcomer, Maatla Energy’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Maatla Resources, expects to produce first coal from its Mmamabula coal mine in Botswana by 2019.
Lucara Diamond Corp

Karowe delivers third largest diamond ever for Lucara Diamond Corp.

Canadian diamond junior Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered the third largest diamond ever recovered from its 100%-owned Karowe diamond mine located in Botswana. The 472 carat,...
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...
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Namibia Rare Earths to survey prospective cobalt-copper project in northern Namibia

TSXV-listed Namibia Rare Earths has received further positive results from the analysis of 3 710 archived soil samples on the Kunene cobalt-copper project in northern...
Mantashe Sibanye

Gwede Mantashe appointed to clean up Mosebenzi Zwane’s legacy

In a late evening cabinet reshuffle briefing, where 10 South African ministers were removed from their positions by President Cyril Ramaphosa – including Mosebenzi...

Kombat Copper updates its contract mining agreement with EBM Mining Namibia

EBM will be Kombat Copper’s contractor and will essentially manage the refurbishment of the local infrastructure as well as carry out development and mining of...

First Quantum reports sufficient, consistent power supply to Zambian operations

TSX-listed First Quantum Minerals’ on Tuesday reported that its Zambian copper operations, which include the Kansanshi mine, smelter and the Sentinel project, are being...

Forsys Metals and B2Gold execute earn-in agreement for Namibian gold project

Triple-listed uranium junior Forsys Metals Corp. has executed an earn-in agreement with B2Gold Namibia (B2Gold) whereby B2Gold can earn up to a 100% interest...

Zambia mining industry must resolve challenges to promote economic growth

Reeling from the worst crisis it has faced this century, and losing millions of dollars a month in a depressed copper-price environment, the Zambia...

Caledonia Mining Corporation exceeds 2015 production guidance

Zimbabwe – Canadian gold producer Caledonia Mining Corporation’s 49%-owned Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe has increased its gold production by 2.5% year-on-year from 41 661...

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