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Alphamin imposes “strict protocols” following Ebola outbreak in DRC

Alphamin  Resources - the Toronto and Johannesburg listed junior miner  operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) - is “monitoring closely” the latest...

Botswana copper sector gets second boost after MOD unveils $182m T3...

BOTSWANA'S emerging copper industry received a second boost in two months after Sydney- and London-listed MOD Resources outlined proposals for a $182m mine producing...

Uganda to breathe new life in copper mine last operated during...

UGANDA is hoping to re-open a copper mine last operated in the Seventies under the leadership of dictator, Idi Amin Dada, said Reuters citing Evelyn...

Botswana copperbelt has potential to take MOD Resources to mid-tier status

MOD Resources could one day produce double the copper scoped in a recent feasibility study - up to 60,000 tonnes annually - said the firm's...

DRC’s mining sector doubles revenue payments to $1.57bn in 2018

THE Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC's) mining sector paid $1.57bn in revenues to the government last year, up 91% on 2017, said Reuters which...

Vedanta Zinc suffers impact of Skorpion strike, brings annual shutdown forward

VEDANTA brought forward a planned annual shutdown of its Skorpion Zinc facilities in Namibia following a two-week strike by contractors employed by Basil Read, the...

Anglo will walk from $3bn Los Bronces expansion if “public protests”

ANGLO American said it would bin the $3bn expansion of its Los Bronces copper mine in Chile if "... the public protests against it",...

UK court ruling on Vedanta a reminder to mining firms of...

UK human rights attorney Leigh Day said a UK Supreme Court ruling today was a reminder to the world's mining companies that undertakings they make about...

Orion Minerals readies market for capital raising for Prieska Copper project

SHARES in Orion Minerals have been suspended on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on management request ahead of a capital raising-related announcement, due before trade...

Orion confirms $8m capital raise, and BEE transaction for Prieska project

ORION Minerals confirmed press speculation it would raise $8m for its Prieska zinc-copper project after selling shares for $0.04 per share in a placement...