Modern Mining

Avesoro Resources Inc (previously Aureus Mining), the TSX- and AIM-listed West African gold producer, has announced production results for the quarter ended 31 March from its New Liberty Gold Mine (NLGM) in Liberia in West Africa.

Robert Friedland, Executive Chairman of TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines, and Lars-Eric Johansson, Chief Executive Officer, have announced that the company has approved the start of early-works construction for Shaft 2, which will be the main production shaft at the Platreef platinum group metals, nickel, copper and gold mine now being developed near Mokopane.

Tharisa, a profitable low cost producer of PGMs and chrome, owns a large scale open-pit operation – the Tharisa mine – with an open pit life of 18 years and a further 40 years of underground mine extension.

Reporting on its operational and financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ending December 31, 2016, Canada’s B2Gold Corp says that its Otjikoto mine in Namibia enjoyed a record year in 2016, producing 166 285 ounces of gold, above the mid-point of its production guidance range (of between 160 000 and 170 000 ounces) and 14 % (or 20 562 ounces) higher than 2015.

Currently celebrating 120 years of service to the mining industry, the Wits School of Mining Engineering is the seed from which the University of the Witwatersrand grew, and is now the largest mining school in the English-speaking world.

ASX-listed Syrah Resources Is continuing to make good progress on its Balama graphite project in northern Mozambique and says that commissioning remains on schedule for Q2 2017 and that the capital budget remains unchanged at US$193 million. The excellent safety record on site has been maintained and the project has now achieved 1,2 million hours with no LTIs or significant incidents in 2017.

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