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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Mining communities celebrate as High Court orders their involvement
    There were celebrations at the High Court in Pretoria on Monday after a ruling compelled the South African government and the Chamber of Mines -- which represents producers in the mining sector -- to involve communities living in mining areas, in the ongoing discussions over the controversial Mining Charter. Judge President Dunstan Mlambo ordered that the mining communities be recognised as “interested and relevant stakeholders for the purpose of consultation on the charter formulation process”.
  • Orion reveals encouraging results from drilling at Prieska project
    ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals on Monday announced further encouraging results from drilling at the company's Prieska zinc/copper project, in the Northern Cape. Drill hole OCOD087_D2, drilled on the south-west margin of the NW Trough Target, intersected 14 m of mineralised massive sulphide and contained mixed, fine to coarse grained cumulates and veinlets of metal sulphide minerals typically of composition pyrite, pyrrhotite, sphalerite amd chalcopyrite with a combined content of more than 40%.
  • Mines pledge to assist RAL with provincial road infrastructure delivery projects
    Provincial road infrastructure delivery agency Roads Agency Limpopo (RAL) has identified four opportunities for potential future strategic partnerships, which are valued at an estimated R1.12-billion, based on a preliminary technical assessment. This follows the RAL's stakeholder engagement and fundraising session with the local business and mining sector in the Sekhukhune district municipality on February 16. The fundraising, the RAL stated on Monday, was aimed at addressing a 1 173 km backlog in road words in the Sekhukhune district, with the total road network in Sekhukhune currently sitting at 2 654 km.   The targeted roads for strategic private sector partnerships are roads D4220 at the evaluated cost of R600-million; the steel bridge at intersection of the D2219 and the R555, at an estimated cost of R81-million; D737, at an estimated cost of R40-million; and D4180, at a cost of about R400-million.