Modern Mining

Mabiza Resources and its major investor, Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd (CNM), have announced he resumption of mining operations at the Munali Nickel Mine, located in Southern Zambia. CNN is a privately-owned mining and development company that invests in African base metals projects.

Endeavour Mining Corporation, listed on the TSX, has announced commercial production of its Ity CIL project, in Côte d’Ivoire, at its full nameplate capacity following a quick ramp-up phase.

Rio Tinto has approved the next stage in the development of Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) in South Africa through the construction of the Zulti South project. The US$463million (Rio Tinto share $343 million) investment will sustain RBM’s current capacity and extend mine life.

The Guinea Alumina Corporation (GAC) bauxite mine project in the Boké region of Guinea, West Africa, recently achieved a major construction milestone when the project team safely set the car dumper facility’s 450-ton rotating assembly into its final location.

The formal opening – on 3 April – of FLSmidth’s expanded facilities at its Delmas Supercenter in Mpumalanga is good news for customers, while boosting the engineering capability of the South African economy.

Canada’s B2Gold Corp has announced very positive results from the Expansion Study Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA) for its Fekola mine in Mali and says it is proceeding with the expansion project, which will see processing throughput increased by 1,5 Mt/a.

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