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Tsodilo moves on to the next stage after licence renewal

The Botswana Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green Technology, and Energy Security has issued the license renewal for Tsodilo Resources which is valid for two years beginning October 1 this year. The TSX-V company’s  renewed licence covers an area that includes the firm’s BK16 kimberlite asset. The diamondiferous BK16 kimberlite pipe …

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Botswana has unearthed third-largest diamond

Debswana, a Botswanan diamond company, announced the discovery of a 1,098-carat stone, the world’s third-largest of its kind. The stone, discovered on June 1, was presented to President Mokgweetsi Masisi in Gaborone on Wednesday. “It is believed to be the third-largest gem-quality find in the world,” said Debswana Managing Director …

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Botswana is the top ranked jurisdiction in Africa on policy

According to the Fraser Institute Annual Survey of Mining Companies 2020 study, Botswana is the most desirable mining policy in Africa. According to the Fraser mining survey’s investment attractiveness index predictor, no country in Africa is ranked higher than Botswana when it comes to improving exploration in investment. Botswana is …

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Sandfire to proceed with the $259-million development of Botswana copper/silver project

Following the completion of a positive definitive feasibility study (DFS) on a base case 3.2-million-tonne-a-year operation, with “clear visibility” to expand rapidly to a 5.2-million-tonne-a-year operation, ASX-listed Sandfire Resources has decided to proceed with the $259-million development of the T3 Motheo copper/silver project, in Botswana. It has appointed Lycopodium to …

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