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Wits business school to hold course on technical, financial evaluation of mineral projects

DENNIS BUCHANAN The TechFin course, which is limited to 25 delegates, has been running up to twice a year for almost a decade and is consistently over-subscribed A five-day ‘Technical and Financial Evaluation of Mineral Projects’ (TechFin) course aimed at professionals involved in mining finance and the evaluation of mining projects will be held between 15 and 19 September at Wits Business School –...
12th September 2014
 
TRADE & DEVELOPMENT

Unctad says focus must shift to stimulating domestic demand

Unctad economist Alex Izurieta Given the insufficiency of global demand, it is highly unlikely that international trade alone will be able to kick-start economic growth, a new United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad) report argues. The Trade and Development...
10th September 2014
 
TAX

Tanzania tax body shelves plans to review mining, gas contracts

Tanzania's tax authority has scrapped plans to review mining and gas contracts, after its announcement of the move last week rattled investors in the east African country's rich gold and natural gas resources. The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA)...
8th September 2014
 
Company Announcement

Gryphon To Commence Us$97m African, Gold Mine Construction Early 2015 PDF Available

The first ASX-listed company to win a mining permit in Burkina Faso, Australia’s Gryphon Minerals, says it has slated the first quarter of next year to commence mainstream construction on its promising 3.6 million ounce Banfora gold project....
5th September 2014
 
GOLD

Banfora ready for production in 2016 - Gryphon

Junior gold developer Gryphon Minerals would start construction at its Banfora gold project, in Burkina Faso, by the first quarter of 2015, COO Steve Zaninovich told Paydirt’s Africa Downunder. Zaninovich said the company was on the cusp of...
5th September 2014
 
NEW APPOINTMENTS

Atlatsa appoints new CFO

Atlatsa Resources on Friday announced the appointment of Boipelo Lekubo as CFO, effective September 1. Lekubo, a chartered accountant, had previously held finance and accounting roles at Total Coal South Africa and Northam Platinum and currently...
29th August 2014
 
COPPER

Zambia says to waive VAT rule on mining firms, refund $600m

Zambia plans to waive a rule requiring mining companies and other exporters to produce import certificates from destination countries because it is impracticable, finance minister Alexander Chikwanda said on Tuesday. Chikwanda said the ministry...
26th August 2014
 
ADVERTORIAL

Fourth Mining Business & Investment Conference to be held Oct

The Mining Business and Investment (MBI) Conference Eastern Africa is an annual event hosted by the Kenya Chamber of Mines and Prescon Limited with the support of the Kenyan Ministry of Mining. The event, which will be held on October 16 and 17,...
22nd August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Petra Diamonds expects 3% more output, ups capex 19%

Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar London-listed Petra Diamonds on Monday announced a scope change at its Finsch diamond mine in the Northern Cape, which brings forward by three years higher levels of undiluted production from a sub-level cave project. Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar...
18th August 2014
 
DIAMONDS

Firestone starts Botswana assets disposal process

Diamond development company Firestone Diamonds has started the disposal process for its Botswana assets. The assets, which would be sold through a competitive disposal process to be managed by South Africa-based corporate finance adviser Questco,...
14th August 2014
 
GOLD STREAMING

Gold streamers partner to give True Gold $120m Karma financing

Trading of the TSX-V-listed stock of Burkina Faso-focused project developer True Gold on Tuesday started on a high note, after the company late on Monday announced that precious metals streaming firms Sandstorm Gold and Franco-Nevada joined forces...
12th August 2014
 
Company Announcement

Snc-Lavalin Puts A Unique Spin On Mmpp PDF Available

SNC-Lavalin has put a unique spin on the conventional concept of modular mineral process plants, with the offer of an all-inclusive solution designed to help exploration operations transition into full fledged revenue earning mining companies in...
8th August 2014
 
 
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