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Marula Mining Scores Big with Kenyan Manganese Licence

In a move that could position them as a major player in the East African manganese market, battery metals miner Marula Mining has secured a crucial permit for their Kenyan operations. Their Kenyan representative company was awarded a mineral dealer’s trading licence, granting them the right to buy, sell and …

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Petra weathers lower diamond prices in latest tender

Independent diamond miner Petra Diamonds’ sixth tender cycle for the 2024 financial year yielded $44-million from the sale of 371 000 ct. CEO Richard Duffy says like-for-like prices were marginally down through this seasonally quiet period, being 2.6% lower than for Tender 5, with demand slightly muted owing to Indian …

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Andrada Mining Enhances Uis Mine with TOMRA’s Cutting-Edge XRT Sorting Technology

In a move aligned with its ambitious expansion plans, Andrada Mining has chosen to incorporate TOMRA XRT sensor-based sorting technology into its flagship Uis Mine in Namibia. This strategic acquisition includes the addition of pre-concentration circuits aimed at enhancing the mine’s output. The Uis tin mine, one of Namibia’s largest …

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Mining Indaba 2025 theme released

Organisers of the annual renowned mining jamboree Mining Indaba have announced the theme for next year’s event. According to the organisers, the Mining Indaba 2025 will be held under the banner: Future-Proofing African Mining, Today! “Together, let’s mine not only precious resources but also hope, resilience, and a legacy worthy …

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Graphite Bonanza for Marula as Tanzania Grants Mining Licences

In a significant boost for its battery metals operations, UK- and South Africa-listed Marula Mining has secured eight new mining licences in Tanzania for its subsidiary, NyoriGreen Mining Limited (NML). While a prospecting licence remains pending approval, Marula anticipates its acquisition by the second quarter. The newly acquired licences, valid …

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Akobo Minerals Gold Mine Delayed but Poised for Profitable Takeoff

Akobo Minerals, the Scandinavian gold explorer with its sights set firmly on Ethiopia, has encountered a temporary setback in its production timeline. Nationwide fuel shortages and evolving customs procedures threw a spanner in the works, delaying the mine’s official launch. However, amidst the recent hurdles, Akobo has not been twiddling …

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AFSIC to drive Africa’s sustainable growth

Organisers of the annual Africa focused investment conference AFSIC- Investing in Africa expect over 1400 delegates, at C level or similar from both Africa and the rest of the world, to engage in the African investment ecosystem. With over US$6bn worth of deals and investment opportunities profiled on site last …

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Tanzania Gears Up: Multipurpose Facility Sieves Through Delays in Mining Industry

A sigh of relief has echoed across Tanzania’s mining industry with the inauguration of a transformative facility in Mwanza. This multipurpose marvel, spearheaded by screening solutions provider Sandvik Rock Processing, promises to streamline screening services and expedite mining operations. Traditionally, Tanzanian miners faced a frustrating bottleneck – a lack of …

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Marula Mining Scores Big with Kenyan Mineral Dealer License

Manganese mining company, Marula Mining, is celebrating a significant victory after their Kenyan subsidiary was awarded a Mineral Dealer’s Trading License. This license, granted under Kenya’s Mining Act No. 12 of 2016, unlocks a wealth of opportunities for Marula, allowing them to buy, sell, and export manganese ores. The news …

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China Holds the Key to Africa’s Green Power Surge, But Can They Unlock It?

Africa, a continent blessed with sunshine and wind in abundance, is grappling with a persistent energy crisis. Millions live in darkness, and economic growth sputters due to unreliable power supplies. But a new report by Boston University suggests a potential gamechanger: China. “China has a unique opportunity to spearhead an …

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