Projects

We Need a Cohesive Strategy and Coordinated Approach for SMEs to grow post COVID-19

The announcement of a prolonged shut-down across many major African countries as a measure to contain the spread of COVID-19 could have dramatic negative effects on the economy of the entire continent. Africa’s GDP is largely driven by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the informal sector that accounts for …

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Galileo satisfies HoA conditions in Botswana

Having satisfied the conditions precedent in terms of an earlier Heads of Agreement (HoA), Galileo Resources has completed the acquisition of 100% of Botswana- incorporated Crocus-Serv. Crocus’s assets include 21 exploration prospecting licences (PLs), 19 of which are in the highly prospective Kalahari Copper Belt (KCB) and two of which …

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ESHIA granted for Kenmare

Government has Kenmare resources environmental, social and health impact assessment (ESHIA) for the purpose-built road to Pilivili at Moma Titanium Minerals Mine. As part of its growth strategy to increase production to 1.2 million tonnes per annum of ilmenite from 2021, Kenmare is relocating its Wet Concentrator Plant (WCP) B …

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Botswana Diamonds delighted with the progress at Marsfontein Mine

Botswana Diamond seems to be making rapid progress at its Marsfontein Mine as it recovered its first diamonds within two weeks of the mining permit granted, this is according to the company Chairman John Teeling. Botswana Diamonds were granted a mining permit for diamond-bearing gravels and residual unprocessed stockpiles around …

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Feasibility confirms positives boost at Karowe underground

Lucara Diamonds’ underground development at Karowe diamond mine in Botswana is set to receive a massive boost as a new feasibility study confirmed that it could double the mine life operation. Open-pit mining at the operation is expected to last until mid-2025. According to the company, for a pre-production capital …

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Kavango advances exploration in Botswana

Kavango Resources announced recently that core and reverse circulation drilling on its Kalahari Suture Zone Project (KSZ), in Botswana, had intersected a high-level gabbroic intrusive at 53 m from surface in one of the holes (RIT50) drilled. The 1 000 m drilling programme is designed to test the company’s exploration …

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