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Petra Diamonds has announced that in order to provide effective support to the company’s operations and to facilitate the rapid execution of Project 2022, a number of organisational changes have been put into effect.
With all operations having transitioned into steady state operational performance, the company has implemented a flatter management structure, with the mines now reporting directly to the chief executive.
Artisanal small-scale diamond mining initiative launched
The restructuring has resulted...
“Renewing the presence of the South African National Pavilion at the DRC Mining Week positions South African companies as leading players in the mining and power sectors and will allow them to enhance their presence in the region, and for new companies to increase the South African foothold in the DRC.” This is according to Eric Bruggeman, CEO of the South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), that is bringing a strong delegation of South African suppliers to the DRC Mining Week conference...
An ultra-fine grinding circuit of eight FLSmidth VXP mills has been successfully optimised at the Barrick Gold Corporation-operated Kibali gold mine in the DRC.
The first four VXP mills were installed in the Kibali gold recovery plant in 2014. Four additional units were added in 2017, in line with changing from dual oxide-sulphide to a full twin-sulphide operation.
The decision to install additional mills was also based on the mill performance and the operator’s satisfaction with the original units. This...
Having leveraged on its first-mover advantage in the under-explored West African country of Nigeria, TSXV-listed West Africa-focused mineral exploration company Thor Explorations will soon begin construction of its flagship Segilola gold project.
This will cement its position in the country by building Nigeria’s first large-scale gold mine, CEO and president SEGUN LAWSON tells CHANTELLE KOTZE.
Thor Explorations completed an independent DFS on Segilola in February 2019 which validated the findings of the...
RBPlat has entered into a gold streaming agreement through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Royal Bafokeng Resources, with Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda.
In terms of this agreement, the RBPlat will receive an upfront cash prepayment of US$145 million in exchange for the future delivery of gold from the RBPlat mining operations, payable over the life of mine.
RBPlat will deliver 70% of its payable gold production to Triple Flag until 261,000 ounces are delivered under the Stream, and 42% of payable gold productio...