Aura Energy has received environmental approval by the Mauritian Government for its Tiris uranium project in Reguibat.
Ausdrill has raised $100 million through a share placement to help fund its growth plans in Africa.
Contracts in the gold sector are driving the performance of mining services group, Ausdrill.
Australia’s Lucapa Diamond has secured a 70 per cent interest in Mothae Diamonds, which holds significant diamond resources in Lesotho, Southern Africa.
Rio Tinto directors are set to meet in London in the next few hours in order to discuss the future of the two of its executives involved in the so-called African payments scandal.
A new report by SNL Metals and Mining has found Africa holds the world’s largest resources of gold.
Pybar has signed an agreement with Capital Drilling for the co-marketing of underground hard rock mining services in Africa.
An AngloGold Ashanti’s communications director was killed last week when hundreds of illegal miners stormed AngloGold’s Obuasi mine in Ghana.
Five Tanzanian gold miners have been rescued from a collapsed shaft, after spending 41 days trapped underground, eating cockroaches and frogs to survive.
An examination into local content in Africa’s mining sector, providing an insight into how the position may affect Australia’s mining industry.
The Ellendale Diamond mine in the Kimberly region of WA is expected to close, leaving miners and support staff out of work .
As African nations increase taxes on foreign miners and push for greater national and indigenous ownership, is it really nationalism?
In part 8 of our Tracking the Trends feature, Australian Mining examines the issue of geopolitical risk for miners in different parts of the world, and the pros and cons of each region.
With the current Ebola outbreak showing few signs of slowing, the major businesses that work in these affected areas – mining – are being asked to do more to defeat the disease.
Police say a West Australian mine worker who died at a hotel in Uganda suffered from a drug overdose.
A West Australian mine worker has died at a hotel in Uganda.
South African freight haulage operator Transnet has signed a 10 year deal with BHP Billiton for coal haulage to shipping ports.
The trust in charge of BSG Resources has brought ex-FBI director Louis Freeh to investigate corruption claims over the Simandou tenements in Guinea.
Vale has threatened to leave the International Council on Mining and Metals as tensions rise between it and Rio Tinto over the brewing Simandou lawsuit.
Despite schooling miners on issues of oversupply and stating its disinterest in greenfields projects, resources giant Glencore is said to be in the bid for the high-quality Simandou iron ore deposit.