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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

Waterberg joint venture platinum project, South Africa Restricted

Platinum Group Metals has confirmed an important new platinum deposit at its Waterberg joint venture discovery, in South Africa’s Bushveld Igneous Complex.
23rd August 2013

Ivanplats files for SA mining right, announces BEE deal

Toronto-based and Africa-focused Ivanplats on Monday said it had filed a mining right application with South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) for its Platreef project, located in the country’s significant Bushveld Igneous Complex...
10th June 2013

Platinum Group Metals’ exploration progressing well

Toronto- and New York-listed Platinum Group Metals on Monday said that Hole WB-99, at its South African joint venture project with Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec), had intersected 25.5 m of the T2-layer grading 6.4 g/t 3E...
10th June 2013

PTM continues to expand resource at new SA project

Vancouver-based Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Friday announced an updated ten-million-ounce platinum, palladium and gold (3E) inferred mineral resource estimate for the Waterberg joint venture property, located north of the known northern limb of...
1st February 2013
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