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AMCU to strike at Sibanye’s platinum operations from Jan 22

14th January 2019 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) on Monday confirmed it would embark on secondary strike action at Sibanye-Stillwater’s platinum operations in South Africa from January 22. This is in support of the strike at Sibanye’s gold operations on the West Rand and in the Free... 

Acacia exceeds production guidance despite operational transitions

14th January 2019 LSE-listed Acacia Mining exceeded its 2018 production guidance of up to 475 000 oz, delivering 521 980 oz of gold. Interim CEO Peter Geleta on Monday said this was despite a challenging operating environment.  

DebTech supplies X-ray diamond recovery tech to Sierra Leone project

14th January 2019 Diamond processing technology specialist DebTech is supplying its X-ray diamond recovery technology to Newfield Resources’ Tongo diamond mining project, in Sierra Leone. DebTech is collaborating with project house Paradigm Project Management on the project.  

Filo del Sol PFS confirms significant project potential

14th January 2019 TSX-V- and Nasdaq-listed Filo Mining’s prefeasibility study (PFS) of its Filo del Sol project, on the border of Chile and Argentina, has confirmed the “incredible” copper, gold and silver potential of the project. CEO Adam Lundin said on Monday that the PFS had positive findings, including a... 

Newmont seeks to become world's biggest gold producer through $10bn Goldcorp buyout

14th January 2019 NYSE-listed Newmont Mining Corporation and NYSE- and TSX-listed Goldcorp have entered into a definitive agreement that will result in Newmont acquiring all shares of Goldcorp in a stock-for-stock transaction valued at $10-billion. Newmont will acquire each Goldcorp share for 0.3280 of a Newmont... 

Mantashe to engage Xolobeni community

14th January 2019 Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will once again engage with the Xolobeni community on Wednesday to try to find suitable solutions to an impasse over the awarding of mining rights in the Xolobeni area of the Eastern Cape. Following the Minister’s last meeting with the Amadiba Crisis... 

Edenville acquires second excavator to boost mining output at Rukwa

14th January 2019 Aim-listed Edenville Energy has acquired a second excavator to increase the amount of mined material from its Rukwa coal-to-power project, in Tanzania. The company secured a $750 000 loan during the last few weeks of 2018, which has been used to fund the acquisition of the second excavator and... 

Denel reaffirms commitment to transformation

14th January 2019 State-owned arms manufacturer Denel on Monday reaffirmed the validity of its decision to appoint Daniel du Toit group CEO, after stakeholders raised concerns. Du Toit’s appointment was announced in December.  

MC Mining acquires key surface rights to advance Makhado project

14th January 2019 Aim-, ASX- and JSE-listed MC Mining’s subsidiary, Baobab Mining & Exploration, has completed the acquisition of the Lukin and Salaita properties, which are key surface rights required for the Makhado hard coking and thermal coal project, in Limpopo. The acquisition, announced in November last... 

Plateau appoints DRA Global as lead engineering consultancy for Falchani PEA

14th January 2019 TSX-V-listed Plateau Energy Metals has appointed DRA Global as lead engineer and consultant for the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Falchani lithium project, in Macusani Plateau, in south-eastern Peru. Additionally, DRA Global industry specialist Wardell Armstrong has been... 


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