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Your ultimate resource for in-depth analysis of Africa’s mining industry.

News Archive

Your ultimate resource for in-depth analysis of Africa’s mining industry.

  • Kamoa-Kakula newest drill hole intersection reveals up to 40% copper grades

    On 30 January 2019, Ivanhoe Mines announced that exploration hole DD1450 at the Kamoa North prospect area in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) had intersected 13.05% copper over 22.3 m at a 2% copper cut-off grade.

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  • The importance of a Centralised Mining Information Service

    The mining industry generates vast volumes of data on a daily basis. This data could be used to benefit the industry for outcomes prediction and optimisation – if it were all captured in a central repository of sorts.

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  • Proceeds from Lulo Diamond Project diamond sales for 2018 exceeds $10 million

    The Lulo Diamond Project in Angola, co-owned by ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company and its partners Empresa Nacional de Diamantes E.P. and Rosas & Petalas, announced that gross proceeds of diamond sales in 2018 to date (mid-March) amounts to US$10.8-million.

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  • Colluli: world’s most economically attractive sulphate of potash project

    Danakali updated sulphate of potash ore reserve is set to provide an expected mine life of ...

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  • Lesotho’s Mothae Kimberlite Mine produces first diamonds

    The first diamond recoveries from the Mothae Kimberlite Mine in Lesotho were announced on ...

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  • Kibali Gold on track to reach 610 000 ounce 2017 production target

    Management at the Kibali gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo, in mid-October 2017, announced that the mine's ...

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  • Diamonds, Diamonds, Diamonds – Angola and Lesotho extract record-breaking diamonds

    During November 2017 it was announced that two high-value carat diamonds were discovered in African mines.

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  • Golden opportunities in Chad: exploration moves forward

    Apart from significant quantities of oil exports, Chad’s mineral industries remain underdeveloped and under-explored. The only mineral currently ...

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  • Harmony Gold says Moab Khotsong mine purchase to boost cash flows

    South Africa's Harmony Gold, the world's fifth largest producer of gold, recently announced that its acquisition of AngloGold Ashanti’s Moab Khotsong mine will boost its operational cash flow by 60%.

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  • Mining in Africa 2017: Green shoots or hollow fruits?

    Mining in Africa has constantly faced a wide range of challenges that have prevented it from reaching its true potential, but are we on the cusp of a new era of mining growth? Ina Potgieter, Managing Director of Projects IQ (Pty) Ltd, takes a closer look...

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