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Health and safety
Dr Thuthula Balfour unpacks the Minerals Council South Africa’s strategy of reprioritising its health programme in the era of COVID-19.
ASX-listed African lithium developer Prospect Resources has received subscriptions for 46.15 million new ordinary shares at A$0.13 per share to raise A$6 million before costs.
ASX-listed Mako Gold has completed the second tranche of its oversubscribed share placement to raise $10 million.
ASX-listed AVZ Minerals has secured the rights to an additional 10% equity stake in the Manono lithium and tin project in the Democratic Republic of Congo - increasing its equity stake in the project to 75%.
London-listed investment company Papillon Holdings has successfully recommenced gold production at the Kilimapesa gold project in Kenya.
Mineral sands miner Kenmare Resources, operator of the Moma titanium minerals mine in northern Mozambique, has commenced with the relocation of its Wet Concentrator Plant (WCP) B.
Central Copper Resources is looking to bring a well-recognised but unexploited copper-rich area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to account.
B2Gold has successfully commissioned the mill expansion at its Mali-based Fekola gold mine to 7.5 Mtpa, approximately one month ahead of schedule.
Diamonds & Gemstones
ASX-listed diamond Lucapa Diamond Company has announced a restart plan to recommence diamond mining operations at its Lesotho-based Mothae diamond mine.