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Jogmec signs up for Allegiance coal project

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) has made a A$3-million investment into ASX-listed junior Allegiance Coal for a 40% interest in its Kilmain coal project, in Queensland. Under the terms of a joint exploration agreement,...
31st July 2014

PTM eyes Waterberg JV prefeasibility study

Platinum Group Metals (PTM) this week tabled its timeline for the delivery of the Waterberg Joint Venture (JV) project, located within the Bushveld Igneous Complex, indicating that production would likely start in 2018. Following the conclusion in...
22nd July 2014

DMR grants Ivanhoe Platreef mining right

South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has granted a long-term mining right to TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines for its Platreef project, in Limpopo, the company announced on Monday. Ivanhoe now had the right to mine and process all...
2nd June 2014

Ivanhoe shares hit by funding uncertainty for DRC copper projects

Robert Friedland Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines said on Thursday that it did not have enough money to meet certain objectives at its two base metals projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), unless it received a significant cash injection...
15th May 2014

Discovery brings new partner into Botswana nickel project

The share price of ASX junior Discovery Metals Limited (DML) jumped by more than 23% on Wednesday on news that the company had signed a new joint venture (JV) deal over its Dikoloti nickel project, in Botswana. DML and its JV partner Japan Oil,...
19th March 2014

PTM files preliminary economic assessment for Waterberg play

Toronto- and New York-listed platinum explorer Platinum Group Metals (PGM) on Thursday filed a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the company's Waterberg joint venture (JV) project, located in the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex. The...
14th March 2014

Japanese company aims to expand footprint in Africa

AN AFRICAN FOOTPRINT The Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation has been attending the Investing in African Mining Indaba since 2004 and aims to gather important information about African resource industries Japanese State-owned independent administrative institution Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) will exhibit at the Investing in African Mining Indaba to educate visitors about the company’s activities and functions and to...
24th January 2014

Vital awarded Watershed licence

Tungsten hopeful Vital Metals has been granted a mining lease for its flagship Watershed project, in Queensland. The grant of the mining lease meant that the project was now fully permitted, and construction could start.
3rd December 2013

Lynas widens loss despite receiving first revenue from Lamp

Rare earths miner Lynas has widened its loss for the full year by some 43%, despite reporting its first revenue from the sales of rare earth oxide products following the commissioning and start of the Advanced Materials Plant (Lamp). Loss for the...
16th September 2013

Ivanhoe Mines to start sinking $80m bulk sample shaft at SA project

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has been given permission to sink a bulk-sample shaft at its Flatreef platinum/palladium/nickel/copper/gold/rhodium discovery, at its Platreef project, in South Africa's Bushveld Igneous Complex. The company, which...
9th September 2013

Vital gets environmental nod for Watershed

The Queensland state government has given tungsten developer Vital Metals environmental approval to develop its Watershed project. Vital Metals said on Thursday that the issue of an environmental approval from the Department of Environment and...
5th September 2013

Waterberg resource increased to 17.5Moz

TSX-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Tuesday announced an updated independent inferred resource estimate for its 49.9%-owned Waterberg joint venture (JV) platinum project, in Limpopo, of 167-million tonnes, grading 3.26 g/t of platinum,...
3rd September 2013
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