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Media company Hyve Group content head Tom Quinn on Tuesday told the media that the organising team of the 2020 iteration of the Investing in Africa Mining Indaba has seen an increased appetite for engagement within the African mining sector, particularly for discussions touching on sustainability. This drive toward conversations on sustainability, he added, “shows that mining companies want to sustain communities and provide employment”.
London-listed diversified metals producer Xtract Resources has reported that the alluvial mining contractor for the Manica Concession, in Mozambique, produced 994 oz of gold during the quarter ended September 30.
This compares with the 1 088 oz produced in the third quarter ended September 30, 2018.
London-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) has recovered the first diamonds from its plant commissioning activities at the Marsfontein mining permit.
The company’s 40%-owned associate Vutomi Mining was last month granted a mining permit for the diamond-bearing gravels and residual unprocessed stockpiles around the iconic mine, in South Africa.