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Mining Weekly | Africa

The latest mining world news and project information from Africa.
  • Kore Potash plans to list on the JSE and Aim in early 2018
    Republic of Congo-focused mineral explorer Kore Potash has received strong interest from South African investors and will now also seek a secondary listing on the JSE, in addition to plans to list on London’s Aim, the company reported on Thursday. Kore Potash said that the additional public market listings of its securities should increase its share trading liquidity and improve its access to capital markets where there is an understanding of large scale African projects.
  • Engineering contractor appointed for Mahenge graphite DFS
    Mid-tier Perth-based engineering company CPC Project Design has selected as the engineering contractor to deliver a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Mahenge graphite in Tanzania, project owner Black Rock Mining announced on Thursday. CPC was selected in a tender process, which involved five bidders, Black Rock stated, noting that the company had extensive experience in graphite and in Africa, with previous projects under its belt including Syrah’s Balama project, in Mozambique.
  • Water recovery issue keeps Diamcor’s Krone-Endora at Venetia project from full potential
    Inadequate recoveries of water from project developer Diamcor Mining’s Krone-Endora at Venetia project's settling dams continues to hinder the project from reaching design capacity, resulting in lower output, the company announced on Wednesday. The Kelowna, British Columbia-based company advised that it is placing “considerable focus” on procurement, installation, and commissioning of a paste thickening plant that is expected to correct the issue once installed.