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Resolute production falls as Tanzania mine closes

Gold miner Resolute Mining has reported a significant decline in quarterly production as its Golden Pride operation, in Tanzania, was placed on care-and-maintenance. During the three months to March, Resolute produced 77 976 oz of gold, which was...
23rd April 2014

Rare Trading delivers R80m Randgold order

South Africa-based fluid conveyance supplier Rare Trading has completed a contract to fabricate and supply components for gold producer Randgold’s backfill plant at its Loulo gold mine, in Mali. The backfill project, which would be commissioned...
22nd April 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
22nd April 2014

Kalana gold project, Mali Restricted

The results of a mineral resource estimate and a preliminary economic assessment on the Kalana gold deposit have indicated the potential for the development of a new mine.
18th April 2014


Tenders for work in the rest of Africa excluding South Africa
11th April 2014

Mali gives gold permits to five mining firms - government official

Mali has granted gold permits to five companies to operate and extract from gold mines with total reserves of 9.7-million ounces, a senior official in the ministry of mines told Reuters on Thursday. The companies given permits are Papillon...
10th April 2014

Randgold targets 1m oz output for 2014 as resource base expands

Africa-focused miner Randgold Resources aims to exceed one-million ounces of consolidated gold production in 2014 and is closing in on its long-term goal of 1.2-million ounces by 2015, CEO Mark Bristow said in the company's 2013 yearly report on...
28th March 2014
Company Announcement

Randgold's Resource Base Expands, As It Plans For The Next 10 Years PDF Available

Randgold Resources increased its total attributable mineral resources in 2013 despite depletion from mining in a year that delivered record production. The company’s annual resource and reserve declaration, published today as part of its annual...
28th March 2014

Resolute adds 1.1Moz to Syama reserve

A prefeasibility study into an underground operation at gold miner Resolute Mining’s Syama project, in Mali, has resulted in a 54% increase in the project’s ore reserves. With the addition of some 14.3-million tonnes of underground ore, the...
28th March 2014

Papillon launches DFS at Mali gold project

ASX-listed junior Papillon Resources has launched a definitive feasibility study (DFS) at its Fekola gold project, in Mali. A 2013 prefeasibility study (PFS) determined that the Fekola project could deliver about 300 000 oz/y. The DFS would build...
25th March 2014

Avnel Gold reports new mineral estimate and PEA for Mali project

TSX-listed Avnel Mining on Monday reported the results of a Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant mineral resource estimate and a prefeasibility study (PEA) for its Kalana gold deposit, located in south-west Mali. Avnel’s shares jumped...
24th March 2014
Environmental Protection

Testing services provider prioritises the environment, promotes sustainability

Inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has, as part of its endeavour to promote sustainability and environmental protection in the mining industry, been servicing South Africa’s minerals sector by testing water, soil and...
21st March 2014
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