Turkey’s vice president receives Niger mining minister

2018/08/12 – Turkey’s vice president on Wednesday received Niger’s mining minister in the capital Ankara, according to presidential sources.

The closed-door meeting between Fuat Oktay and Hassane Baraze Moussa was held at the presidential complex, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

The two discussed bilateral relations between Turkey and Niger in every area.

Oktay and Moussa agreed to improve bilateral cooperation in the mining sector and to share Turkey’s knowledge and experience of mining with the West African nation.

They also exchanged views on seeking opportunities for cooperation over operating agricultural lands in Niger, the sources added.

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Mali – Nova Scotia miner starts drilling in Mali

2018/28/11 – Roscan Gold (TSX-V: ROS) announced that it is moving forward with the development of its Kandiolé Project and has just started a 3,500-metre Air Core drilling program, designed to test several of the numerous gold geochemical anomalies identified at the site. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Nova Scotia miner starts drilling in Mali »

Niger / Lithium – Two Shields Encouraged by Geochemical results of Lithium Interests

2018/14/11 – Two Shields Investments PLC on Monday said a geochemical program at its lithium interests in Niger has found lithium anomalies above previous results.

Shares in Two Shields were up 14% at 0.16 pence on Monday. Continuer à lire … « Niger / Lithium – Two Shields Encouraged by Geochemical results of Lithium Interests »

France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium

2018/06/11 – France on Monday expressed concern about the ongoing instability in its former colony the Central African Republic, warning in particular against an increased Russian military presence there that Paris says could undermine peace efforts. Continuer à lire … « France hits out at Putin over NEW plot – ‘Africa does NOT belong to Russia’ #Uranium »

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 »