Africa can get more from its minerals by building industries to service mines

2018/09/10 – Multinational firms from Europe, North America and more recently China still dominate the extraction and refining of most of minerals mined in Africa with minimal roles for African firms. From these minerals, foreign manufacturing firms produce consumer and industrial goods for sale in global markets at much higher prices than what’s paid for the raw materials. This is a source of lots of angst among policymakers and economists who are calling for increased local participation in the mining industry. Continuer à lire … « Africa can get more from its minerals by building industries to service mines »

Niger – Vital Metals extends Bella Tondi gold mineralisation with high-grade assays

2018/09/15 – Vital Metals Ltd has completed the maiden diamond drilling program at the Bella Tondi prospect within its Bouli Gold Project in Niger.

The 13-hole program totalled 2,625 metres and extends the limits of the known gold mineralisation at depth, which remains open at depth and along strike. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Vital Metals extends Bella Tondi gold mineralisation with high-grade assays »

Mali – Ashanti Gold unveils further encouraging drill results at Kossanto East project in Mali

2018/07/11 – Ashanti Gold Inc has reported further drilling results at its Kossanto East project in western Mali.
The company released additional results today from its recently completed 105-hole reverse circulation and diamond drill 12,000-metre drill program. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Ashanti Gold unveils further encouraging drill results at Kossanto East project in Mali »

Mali – Oklo Resources adding to and advancing portfolio of West Mali gold projects

2018/07/10 – Oklo Resources Ltd. managing director and chief executive Simon Taylor speaks to Proactive Investors about the team and strategy propelling the Mali-focused gold explorer. « Big landholding, fantastic jurisdiction, really good team to implement the projects, and I think the other key part of our story is our backers – we’ve got a fantastic share register, » summarises Taylor. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Oklo Resources adding to and advancing portfolio of West Mali gold projects »

Mali – Birimian boosts lithium resource by 59% at project in Mali #Lithium

2018/06/29 – Lithium oxide from the Danaya pegmatite has been added to the Goulamina project resource.

Birimian Ltd has boosted the mineral resource by 59% at its Goulamina Lithium Project in southern Mali. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Birimian boosts lithium resource by 59% at project in Mali #Lithium »

Mali/Lithium – Kodal Minerals’ high-grade drill results extends the length of Mali lithium project

2018/06/24 – « The Sogola-Baoule prospect is continuing to grow in our ranking and we are expecting to receive further mineralised intersections over the next few weeks, » said Bernard Aylward, Kodal chief executive. Continuer à lire … « Mali/Lithium – Kodal Minerals’ high-grade drill results extends the length of Mali lithium project »

Burkina – Iamgold reports 39% reserve, 16% output rise at Burkina Faso project

2018/06/17 – SX- and New York-listed gold producer Iamgold has announced positive results from a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Essakane heap leach project, in Burkina Faso.
The results, which outline an economically viable project, justify the start of a feasibility study (FS) to further optimise the project development design, secure long lead equipment and improve project economics. Continuer à lire … « Burkina – Iamgold reports 39% reserve, 16% output rise at Burkina Faso project »