Canadian Mining Journal


Banro Corporation


  • News

    Banro calls again for force majeure in DRC

    November 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Unlike the recurring attacks by armed jihadists in Burkina Faso, the rebel groups that are making mining impossible for Banro Corp. in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are motivated more by commercial than religious reasons, CEO Brett Richards

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    MINING PEOPLE: New Gold, Banro, Franco-Nevada, and SSR Mining

    May 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    New Gold of Toronto has named Raymond Threlkeld as its new president and CEO. He has been a member of the board since 2009 and was New Gold’s COO from December 2016 to September 2017. Threlkeld succeeds Hannes Portman who

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    Banro takes risk in stride at its mines in the DRC

    July 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is often described in an industry cliché as “elephant country” – a place where mining companies hunt for elephants – a metaphor for vast deposits of mineral wealth. The elephant in the room,

  • GOLD: Banro raises $98M including Twangiza streaming deal

    January 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – Banro Corporation of Toronto has raised US$98.75 million from a Chinese mining investment fund, Resource FinanceWorks. The funds include an equity private placement (US$8.75 million for 50 million shares and 2.5 million warrants), term

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    Namoya boosts Banro’s gold reserves 53%

    April 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based Banro Corp. (TSX: BAA; NYSE: BAA) has published an initial reserve estimate for its Namoya gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, pushing up company-wide reserves by 53% to 2.36 million oz.

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    COMMENT: Show me the money

    March 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian mine financing occupied much of the talk at the recent Prospectors & Developers Association Canada’s annual convention. The topic gets hotter and hotter every year as potential investors are lukewarm at best. Now there is reason to…

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    GOLD MINING: Banro declares commercial production at Twangiza

    August 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – As of Sept. 1, 2012, the Twangiza gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will officially reach commercial production, according to owner Banro Corporation of Toronto. The mill is now operating…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Purse strings begin to loosen

    July 5, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It has been 13 months since Toronto’s Sprott Inc. went public, raising $200 million on the Toronto Stock Exchange (…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – Banro, Creston, NFX Gold and Orvana

    March 16, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BANRO CORPORATION of Toronto says Peter Cowley has retired as president of the company but remains on the board of …

  • SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – Banro opens community offices in DRC

    October 21, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – The Banro Foundation, an initiative of Toronto-headquartered BANRO CORP., has op…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – Banro, Franconia, Hawthorne Gold and Titanium Corp

    August 26, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based BANRO CORPORATION has named Michael Prinsloo its new CEO. Peter Cowley will retain his duties as pres…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS Inco, Placer Dome, Banro, Bolivar

    August 10, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based INCO LIMITED has appointed Robert (Bob) D.J. Davies as executive VP and CFO effective Nov. 1, 2005. H…