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Despite tough market, Paladin sales beat expectations

ASX- and TSX-listed uranium producer Paladin Energy on Monday reported strong full-year 2014 and fourth-quarter output, meeting its guidance. Paladin, which produces yellowcake from operations in Africa, reported combined output of 7.94-million...
28th July 2014
Ferrous Metals

Investors shift focus to adequate infrastructure, higher-grade deposits

SRK Consulting South Africa expects investor emphasis to shift to higher-grade iron-ore deposits
The upsurge in iron-ore exports from South Africa and Africa in the past five years, largely driven by Chinese demand, has not only gradually diminished in the past year but has also caused a slowdown in African exploration and project development...
25th July 2014

Joburg firm to complete supply of 3 730 m2 of grating to Impumelelo colliery this month

Gridfast manufactures and supplies handrailing and stanchions; standard grating panels; fabricated grating floors; stair treads; and trench covers
Johannesburg-based industrial grating and hand railing manufacturer Gridfast will this month complete the supply of 3 730 m2 of grating and 2 500 stair treads to coal miner Sasol Mining’s Impumelelo colliery in Secunda, Mpumalanga.
25th July 2014

Paladin refinances Namibia mine as it wraps up minority sale

Uranium miner Paladin Energy has finalised the sale of a minority interest in its Langer Heinrich operation, in Namibia, and is now using the money to refinance the project’s finance facility. Paladin has sold a 25% stake in the uranium project...
24th July 2014

Weatherly realises Q2 guidance while advancing Tschudi project

Updating the market on the progress of its Tschudi project, copper asset developer Weatherly International said on Tuesday that “excellent progress” had been made on development of the Namibia-based copper mine, which was now some 57%...
15th July 2014


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

Power supply deficit hindering African mining

The deficiency in power generation on the African continent is impacting on the mining industry’s ability to reach its full production potential, thereby impacting on the industry’s ability to boost the continent’s economy, says Dubai-based...
11th July 2014

Study highlights areas of high-grade mineralisation at Mauritania uranium prospect

DELAYED DEVELOPMENT Aura Energy’s development plans have been delayed, owing to the difficulty in accessing capital ASX-listed uranium developer Aura Energy MD Dr Bob Beeson tells Mining Weekly that a recently completed scoping study of its Reguibat uranium project, at the Reguibat Craton, in northern Mauritania, highlighted the presence of several areas of...
11th July 2014
Company Announcement

New Lifting Solution Saves Time And Money At B2 Gold Namibian Project PDF Available

Time is of the essence on any lifting project, but it should never be the driving force at the expense of safety. The ability to find a balance between these two factors, combined with creative problem solving skills, has placed Johnson Crane Hire...
9th July 2014

Forsys Metals Corp starts feasibility study for Namibia flagship

Canadian project developer Forsys Metals on Monday said it had engaged engineering and project management firm Amec to start a feasibility study for its 100% owned and permitted Norasa uranium project, located in Namibia. The Toronto-based firm...
7th July 2014
Company Announcement

Zest Weg Group Drives Comprehensive Product Portfolio At Electra Mining 2014 PDF Available

While some 80% of the people who walk onto the stand have had some form of interaction with an operating entity within the Zest WEG Group, many people do not fully understand the depth of product offering that is available through this...
4th July 2014

North River secures $12m to kickstart Namib mine restart

Site preparation and advanced construction planning for the restart of the Namib lead and zinc mine were set to start immediately after Aim-listed North River Resources this week secured $12-million in equity funding. A week after the mine...
4th July 2014
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