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Silver project pushing T3 for development start-up

MD and CEO of ASX-listed Sandfire Resources’ T3 copper/silver project, KARL SIMICH, reckons the company boasts the benefits of a large resource, with uncompromised mineralisation. Sandfire had for some time been investigating global opportunities in the base metals space. In the MOD Resources’ T3 project, it recognised the significant value from regional exploration already …

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Lockdown siphons Botswana’s foreign reserves

Global coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns and travel bans have crippled Botswana’s mining and tourism, the country’s primary foreign currency earners. This has led to a trade deficit, the difference between the value of imported and exported goods, rose to P4.1 billion in May, further eating away at the country’s precarious foreign …

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GV Gold increases production with the help of digital technologies

GV Gold, also known as Vysochaishy, one of the fastest-growing Russian gold mining companies, has rolled out the Zyfra OpenMine fleet management system (FMS) at its Ugakhan Mine in Russia’s Irkutsk Region in Siberia. The implementation of the project has resulted in a year-on-year ore production volume increase of 11%. …

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Minergy revels in Botswana’s coal milestone

Minergy CEO Morné du Plessis has described the first coal export to South Africa by the company as a milestone achievement for Botswana’s coal industry. Minergy, the coal mining and trading company with the Masama coal mine located in the Mmamabula Coalfield of Botswana, announced the export of Botswana’s first …

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Petra explains sell of Botswana diamond exploration business

Petra CEO Richard Duffy says the disposal of its exploration assets in Botswana, held through Sekaka Diamonds is part of the company’s strategy of focusing on driving efficiencies from its producing mines. The LSE-listed company is selling its exploration assets in Botswana to Aim-listed Botswana Diamonds (BOD) for $300 000 …

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