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Policy and Regulatory Framework for South Africa’s Mining Industry - Looking ahead

7th February 2019 There’s never been a more pertinent time to reflect on the current landscape of the mining industry in South Africa than now. The year 2018 was an eventful year for the mining industry. The year saw the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new President of the ruling African National Congress (ANC)... 

Drills turn at Hannan’s Kilmurry project

6th February 2019 TSX-V-listed Hannan Metals has received final drill permissions for a diamond drilling programme to get under way at the Kilmurry project, near the Kilbricken zinc/lead/silver resource in county Clare, Ireland. The company stated that several geological factors made the fault zone a prospective... 

Ascendant secures OPIC loan for Honduras expansion

6th February 2019 Toronto-based miner Ascendant Resources has secured financing from a US government agency that helps businesses invest in emerging markets to expand its El Mochito zinc/lead/silver mine in Honduras. The nonbinding term sheet with Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) is for a... 

Canadian explorer hits high-grade gold in Finland

6th February 2019 News of high-grade gold intersects at the Aamurusko prospect, in northern Finland, sent Canadian explorer Aurion Resources’ share price up 27% on Tuesday. The TSX-V-listed explorer announced that it had intersected 42.28 g/t gold over 4 m in drill hole 82 and 24.50 g/t gold over 4.75 m about 56... 

A generation without labels

6th February 2019 According to Vaughan Croeser, brand director for Castle Lager Africa, ‘the main barrier keeping people away from each other is the pervasiveness of labels and stereotypes, and the misconceptions we carry about other people’. To help fix this divide, Castle Lager Africa launched its... 

Newmont appoints Rio Tinto exec as new COO

5th February 2019 Global gold miner Newmont has appointed Rio Tinto’s head of productivity Rob Atkinson as executive VP and COO with effect from June 1, the company announced on Monday. Atkinson will succeed Tom Palmer, who is taking over as CEO from Gary Goldberg, who will retire in the fourth quarter. 

Finland's Keliber investigating equity financing options for lithium project

4th February 2019 Finland’s Keliber has appointed Carnegie Investment Bank and Nordea Bank as advisers for the equity financing for the company’s mining and lithium chemical production project. The advisers will explore different financing options, including a potential initial public offering through a listing... 

Celebration as leading exhibition organiser wins four industry awards

4th February 2019 Gatsby inspired décor and fashion were the backdrop for this night of the stars awards evening, held at the elegant Montecasino Ballroom on Thursday 31 January.   The Exhibition Industry Alliance, which unites the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) and the Exhibition and Event... 

Trends Creating Opportunities in Africa’s Energy Sector

4th February 2019 Africa’s power and energy sector are catalysts for its growth and development. To achieve its full potential, the continent needs to accommodate the energy needs of its citizens and to achieve that, necessitates businesses and producers to stay abreast of the precipitous advances of the energy... 

The basics about blasting.

4th February 2019 All mining operations requires blasting at one stage or another. Blast hole drilling is used in mining where a hole is drilled into the surface rock, packed with explosives and detonated. The aim of this technique is to induce cracks in the inner geology of the surrounding rock, making deeper... 


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