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URANIUM

U3O8 Corp reports encouraging PEA results for Laguna Salada, Argentina Restricted

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Canadian uranium explorer U3O8 Corp this week reported positive preliminary assessment (PEA) results for its Laguna Salada project, in Argentina’s Chubut province. The TSX-listed explorer on Tuesday said uranium at Laguna Salada could be...
8th August 2014
 
 
EXPLORATION

Botswana Diamonds targets Sept for start of Orapa drilling programme Restricted

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A drilling programme was scheduled to start on the PL117 licence area in Orapa during the third week of September, Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds said on Friday. Two specific drill targets – AN117/1 and AN117/2 – situated within the Northern...
8th August 2014
 
 
EXPLORATION

Chile-focused Oro Verder gains foothold in Nicaragua Restricted

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Minerals explorer Oro Verde has acquired private explorer Goldcap Resources to gain a foothold in Nicaragua. Goldcap is an Australian entity which has established a presence in the Central American country, most specifically its San Isidro...
8th August 2014
 
 
PHOSPHATE

Fertoz declares maiden resource in Canada Restricted

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Phosphate explorer Fertoz has announced a maiden mineral resource of 1.54-million tonnes, grading 21.6% phosphorus pentoxide, at its Wapiti project, in Canada. “The resource results exceed our expectations and suggest that the project has the...
8th August 2014
 
 
M&A

Strike shares fall as Peruvian assets stay put Restricted

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The share price of ASX-listed Strike Resources dropped nearly 27% on Friday on news that the company had been unable to agree to commercial terms to sell its Apurimac and Cusco iron-ore projects. In its June quarterly results, Strike informed...
8th August 2014
 
 
Exploration

Australia supports sustainable mining in Africa Restricted

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GRAEME WILSON
Australian companies offer advanced technology, high standards of environmental management and advanced occupational health and safety practices 
Australia’s commitment to investing in African mining is evident in the more than $40-billion that Australian minerals and resource companies currently have invested in projects across the continent, according to the Australian High Commission...
8th August 2014
 
 
Exploration

Conference promotes African–Australian mining collaboration Restricted

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NETWORKING
Africa Down Under 2014 is set to be even bigger than last year’s conference, and will affirm its reputation as the best melting pot for business conducted between Africa and Australia
Promoting investment in African mining exploration, establishing partnerships between mining companies and encouraging collaboration between Australia and Africa will be the focus of this year’s Africa Down Under Conference, which will take...
8th August 2014
 
 
Exploration

Global graphite demand leads to Oz mines reopening Restricted

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LUCRATIVE PRODUCT
An increase in global demand for graphite has made this common mineral increasingly popular and profitable
With an increase in global demand for graphite, Australia has reopened its first operational graphite mine in 25 years, with two more reopenings set to follow.
8th August 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
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