Mozambique denies knowledge of ship tied to Beirut blast

07/08/2020 – Mozambican port authorities on Thursday denied any knowledge of the ship carrying the cargo of ammonium nitrate said to have caused the devastating explosion in Beirut.

They were reacting to widespread reports that the ammonium nitrate had arrived in Lebanon in 2013 on board a Moldovan-flagged ship sailing from Georgia and bound for the central port city of Beira. Continuer à lire … « Mozambique denies knowledge of ship tied to Beirut blast »

Graphex Mining completes stage one drilling at Tabakorole Gold Project in Mali

18/07/2020 – The exploration strategy will test interpreted high-grade plunge extensions, drill untested gaps along the 3-kilometre strike of the deposit and test the 600 metres strike extension to the northwest. Continuer à lire … « Graphex Mining completes stage one drilling at Tabakorole Gold Project in Mali »

Canadian, Australian miners join forces in Mauritania

08/07/2020 – Canada’s Chilean Metals signed a C$4.5 million funding term sheet for the creation of a joint venture vehicle with Australia’s Aura Energy (ASX: AEE, AIM: AURA) for its gold, base and battery metal tenements in Mauritania. Continuer à lire … « Canadian, Australian miners join forces in Mauritania »

Endeavour permitted to mine extended area around Houndé mine

08/07/2020 – SX-listed Endeavour Mining has been granted a mining permit extension by the Burkina Faso government, covering the full Kari Area at its Houndé gold mine.

The Kari area hosts the Kari Gap, Kari South, Kari Pump, Kari Center and Kari West discoveries. Continuer à lire … « Endeavour permitted to mine extended area around Houndé mine »

Mines : le Niger se dote d’une politique minière pour les 10 prochaines années

04/07/2020 -Le Conseil des ministres du vendredi 3 juillet a adopté un projet de décret relatif à la politique minière du Niger pour la période allant de 2020 à 2029. Selon le gouvernement, il s’agit à travers ce document, de pallier aux insuffisances relevées dans le secteur et lui permettre de générer des ressources pour financer le développement économique et social du pays. Continuer à lire … « Mines : le Niger se dote d’une politique minière pour les 10 prochaines années »

Zim gold smuggled to Dubai via South Africa — Minister

30/06/2020 – GOVERNMENT has expressed concern over the smuggling of the country’s gold to Dubai via South Africa, and is putting in place measures to curb the vice so as to ensure increased formal deliveries of the precious metal.Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube revealed this on Thursday during a field day at the Bubi Gold Milling Centre where he was the guest of honour. The centre was commissioned by Vice-President Dr Constantino Chiwenga last year as a pilot project run by the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC). The centre was set up to help increase gold output by the small-scale mining sector. Continuer à lire … « Zim gold smuggled to Dubai via South Africa — Minister »

Canadian miner Kinross reaches agreement with Mauritania government

28/06/2020 – Canadian mining firm Kinross Gold has signed an agreement with the Government of Mauritania, which according to the company will enhance the partnership of both the parties involved in the Tasiast gold mine. Continuer à lire … « Canadian miner Kinross reaches agreement with Mauritania government »

Morocco, Mali Discuss Partnership Opportunities, Review Agreements

13/’6/2020 – Moroccan and Malian institutions should boost their cooperation and seize the numerous partnership opportunities, said newly-elected President of the National Assembly of Mali, Moussa Timbine.

Timbine received on Tuesday, June 9, the Moroccan ambassador to Bamako, Hassan Naciri, to discuss bilateral relations between Morocco and Mali, as well as various opportunities for development. Continuer à lire … « Morocco, Mali Discuss Partnership Opportunities, Review Agreements »

La Côte d’Ivoire enregistre un chiffre d’affaires de 1 milliard $ dans le secteur aurifère en 2019

01/04/2020 – La Côte d’Ivoire projette un chiffre d’affaires de 641 milliards FCFA (environ 1,062 milliard $) dans le secteur aurifère en 2020, contre un total de 622 milliards FCFA (1,02 milliard $) réalisé en 2019. L’information a été donnée, le 29 avril 2020, par le ministre ivoirien de la Communication, Sidi Touré, à l’issue du Conseil des ministres. Continuer à lire … « La Côte d’Ivoire enregistre un chiffre d’affaires de 1 milliard $ dans le secteur aurifère en 2019 »

#Mali – Oklo Resources continues resource drilling to extend flagship Dandoko Project

Oklo Resources Ltd (ASX:OKU) has reported final assay results from the deeper resource definition drilling program over SK2 and SK3 at Seko within its flagship Dandoko Project in Mali, West Africa.

The remaining 10 reverse circulation and 8 diamond drill holes have identified further wide zones of moderate to high-grade gold mineralisation returned from the infill and extensional holes.

Notable results include:

  • 36 metres at 3.20 g/t gold from 124 metres including 13 metres at 7.32 g/t from 147 metres,
  • 43 metres at 2.77 g/t from 174 metres including 20 metres at 4.25 g/t from 174 metres,
  • 27 metres at 3.95 g/t from 110 metres including 3 metres at 28.73 g/t from 112 metres,
  • 51 metres at 1.51 g/t from 81 metres including 25 metres at 2.25 g/t from 84 metres,
  • 17 metres at 3.09 g/t from 157 metres including 6 metres at 5.44 g/t from 168 metres,
  • 37 metres at 2.66 g/t from 198 metres including 8 metres at 5.30 g/t from 203 metres,
  • 36 metres at 2.14 g/t from 46 metres including 10 metres at 3.75 g/t from 61 metres, and
  • 17 metres at 2.52 g/t from 144 metres including 4 metres at 6.38 g/t from 145 metres.
  • Oklo managing director Simon Taylor said: « With the final results from the deep resource definition drilling at SK2 and SK3 either in line or better than expected, all eyes are now on the next batch of assay results from SK1 North.

« We look forward to providing our next progress report on this exciting discovery in the near future. »

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