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Ivanhoe Mines reports positive bench-scale testwork on Kamoa, DRC

Africa-concerned project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Monday reported the positive initial results of bench-scale metallurgical flotation testwork at the company's Kamoa copper project, near the mining centre of Kolwezi, in the Democratic Republic...
29th September 2014

Ivanhoe appoints Platreef project MD

Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Thursday announced the appointment of community relations VP Dr Patricia Makhesha as MD of the company’s 64%-owned subsidiary Ivanplats, which was advancing the development of the Platreef...
25th September 2014

Mining legend Friedland makes case for platinum at gold forum

Billionaire mining legend Robert Friedland on Monday made the case for platinum at the Denver Gold Forum, saying that while he was a known gold bear, platinum was the only precious metal that had disruptive medium-term demand dynamics in the...
15th September 2014

Platreef platinum group metals/copper/nickel/gold project, South Africa Restricted

Surface construction work for Shaft No 1 was suspended on May 26, 2014, and will resume once the mining right, which was approved in May this year, has been executed.
12th September 2014

Ivanhoe entrusts 26% of Platreef to 20 host communities in BBBEE deal

Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines, which is planning to build its $1.7-billioin flagship Platreef platinum group elements project in South Africa, on Thursday announced that it had finalised a broad-based black economic-empowerment...
4th September 2014
Company Announcement

Ivanhoe Mines announces Platreef Project in South Africa’s Limpopo province now 26% owned by local black economic empowerment partners PDF Available

Platreef broad-based black economic empowerment structure fully compliant with South Africa’s Mining Charter Agreement hailed by Mokopane traditional chief as “a new beginning” for host communities. Platreef meets conditions for execution of...
4th September 2014

Ivanhoe appoints banks to conduct strategic review of DRC assets

Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Monday said it had appointed BMO Capital Markets and Morgan Stanley & Co International as financial advisers to conduct a strategic review of its Kamoa and Kipushi base metals projects, in the...
18th August 2014

Ivanhoe starts Kamoa construction

Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines last week said it had started construction on the box cut for the initial portal to planned decline ramps that will provide underground access to the proposed Kamoa copper mine, in the Democratic...
28th July 2014

Ivanhoe Mines mourns passing of director

TSX-listed Ivanhoe on Monday reported that a member of its board, Dr Rilwanu Lukman, had passed away. “We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Lukman, who was respected as one of Africa's most accomplished and internationally recognised...
21st July 2014

Ivanhoe Mines reports ‘exceptional’ grades from first Kipushi assays

Africa-focused project developer Ivanhoe Mines on Monday reported that the first batch of assay results from the company's underground diamond-drilling programme at the Kipushi copper/zinc/germanium/lead and precious-metals mine, in the Democratic...
14th 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 announces C$150m financing to move DRC projects forward

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines on Tuesday announced a C$150-million equity financing to fund development objectives at its two base metals mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Africa-focused project developer said that it had entered...
20th May 2014
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