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    GOLD: Roscan hits 88 metres of 3.18 g/t gold at Kandiole in Mali

    February 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MALI – Roscan Gold has released the results of 50 holes completed at its Kandiole project in Mali, which confirm high-grade mineralization over a strike of 500 metres at the Mankouke South target. Of the 50 holes drilled for a total

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    Global Exploration Snapshot: West Africa and South America remain popular

    February 26, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Rising gold prices and better operational and financial discipline are motivating companies more than ever to seek new ounces to fill their production pipelines. Below is a look at eight companies exploring worldwide. Aurania Resources Aurania Resources (TSXV: ARU) is exploring

  • GOLD: Iamgold posts loss for challenging year

    February 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Iamgold posted a net loss from continuing operations of US$373.3 million on revenues of US$1.1 billion after recording a US$395-million impairment charge related to its Westwood mine in Quebec. Westwood experienced increased seismic activity in the fourth quarter

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    Egypt approves Aton Resources’ Hamama

    February 18, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Egypt has granted Aton Resources a mining licence for its Hamama development project – the second time in a decade that the government has greenlighted a mine since Centamin’s Sukari gold mine started commercial production in 2010. The 20-year mining licence can

  • AngloGold Ashanti sells South African assets to Harmony Gold

    February 13, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    AngloGold Ashanti is selling its assets in South Africa to Harmony Gold in a deal worth about US$300 million. Harmony Gold has nine underground operations in the country’s Witswatersrand Basin and an open-pit mine on the Kraaipan Greenstone Belt. AngloGold said it decided

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    COPPER: Canadian, African miners to explore for copper in Namibia

    February 12, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NAMIBIA – White Metal Resources, Luxury Investments One Hundred and Ninety-Two, Kalahari Copper and Newco Management Team of South Africa signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to work together on examining small-scale production possibilities in the country. In a press

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara recovers 549-carat white diamond

    February 10, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    BOTSWANA – Lucara Diamond has recovered a 549-carat diamond from its Karowe mine in Botswana. The mine – one of the world’s most prolific producers of large and high-value type IIA diamonds – is the only diamond mine in recorded history

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    Ivanhoe boosts resource for Kamoa-Kakula in DRC

    February 6, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Ivanhoe Mines has updated the resource estimate for its massive Kamoa-Kakula project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Kamoa-Kakula — among the world’s largest copper deposits – contains 1.4 billion indicated tonnes grading 2.74% copper for 83.7 billion lb. copper

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    GOLD: Teranga discovers new zone at Golden Hill

    January 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURKINA FASO – The latest exploration results from Teranga Gold’s Golden Hill project indicate a new discovery at the Ma Jonction prospect and have returned additional high-grade, near-surface gold intercepts. Drill highlights from Ma Jonction, located between the previously defined

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    ZINC: Trevali beats 2019 production guidance

    January 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOVER – Last year, Trevali Mining beat its operating guidance: production of 417 million lb. of payable zinc came in ahead of earlier forecasts of 361 million lb. to 401 million lb. In addition, the 50.3 million lb. of lead

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    PALLADIUM: Ivanhoe accelerates feasibility study for Platreef project

    January 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines’ co-chairmen Robert Friedland and Yufeng “Miles” Sun announced that the company’s South African subsidiary, Ivanplats, is fast-tracking a feasibility study on a smaller-scale, early-stage development plan using Shaft 1 as a production shaft at its

  • GOLD: Orezone announces $20M bought deal

    January 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Burkina Faso-focused developer Orezone Gold has announced a $20 million bought deal co-led by Canaccord Genuity and PI Financial. The underwriters will purchase a total of 37.1 million units with each unit comprised of one share and half