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Alphamin plans for nameplate tin concentrate production from Bisie by June

ALPHAMIN, a Toronto-listed company, said it had commissioned the front-end crushing circuit of its Bisie tin mine situated in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Tanzania’s Magufuli appoints third mines minister since 2015 election success

TANZANIA president, John Magufuli, named his third mines minister in Dotto Bieteko since coming to power in 2015, said Reuters. The appointment comes amid a tussle...

Prospect high AMCU strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines may drag on

A STRIKE involving members of the Association of Mineworkers & Construction Union (AMCU) at the premises of Sibanye-Stillwater's gold mining operations since November 21 was...

Congo coltan producer pulls out of certificate scheme owing to “higher...

A COMPANY operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Societe Miniere de Bisunzu (SMB), a major producer of coltan which is used in...

Eskom moves to cut 70% of lower ranking managers in next...

SOUTH African power utility, Eskom, will continue its strategy of cutting costs by reducing the numbers of its lower ranking managers, said Bloomberg News...

Paladin Energy to run pre-feasibility in 2019 on Langer Heinrich re-opening

SYDNEY-listed Paladin Energy said it was considering re-opening the Langer Heinrich uranium mine which it put on care and maintenance (C&M) in August with...

Alphamin to draw down final $20m ahead of cold commissioning this...

THE Bisie tin mining project in the Democratic Republic of Congo was expected to be hot commissioned in late March 2019, the project developer,...

Shanta expects $16m Singida to take it through 100,000 oz/year in...

SHANTA Gold, the Tanzanian gold producer, said it would break through 100,000 ounces a year in gold production by 2020 after building the $16m...

Lucapa Diamond Co. begins commercial diamond recoveries at Lesotho’s Mothae

COMMERCIAL diamond mining has started at Mothae, the operation in which Australian-listed Lucapa Diamond Company has a 70% stake. The balance of the shares...

Eskom to ask SA Govt. to shoulder additional R100bn as part...

ESKOM wants the South African government to shoulder another R100bn in debt as part of its turnaround strategy which also includes 'cost compression and...