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Sudan buys Sawiris stake in Ariab Mining for $100m

Ariab Mining Company owns and operates gold mines.

Sherritt confirms strike at Madagascar plant

Some employees went on strike from Monday at its Ambatovy processing plant.

KEFI signs gold/silver mine deal in Ethiopia

Under the 20-year deal, KEFI plans to mine for both gold and silver over an area of 7 square kilometres.

Sudan expects to continue record gold output in 2015

The country expects to produce 76 tonnes of gold this year.

Financing completed for Niger coal and power project

US firm: project will run for 40 years and employ thousands.

Zambia sets mining royalties at 9% – presidency source

For both open-pit and underground mines.

Gemfields quarterly emerald, beryl production nearly triples

Driven by increased average grade of minerals mined at the Kagem mine in Zambia.

Mwana says $100m needed to revive DRC diamond mine

Mwana owns 20% of the Miba operation while the DRC government controls the rest.

AngloGold in talks to sell part, all of US mine

The CC&V mining operation generated 211,000 ounces of bullion last year.

Niger court declares Areva worker strike illegal

Cutting short a planned 72-hour walk out half a day early.

Kumba leads JSE stock declines as iron ore rout deepens

Kumba has fallen 41% this year.

Roger Baxter to take over as South Africa’s Chamber of Mines CEO

Mining narrative to remain unchanged as Baxter promises to build on the foundation set by his predecessors.

Botswana-De Beers diamond firm to cap output

Debswana will trim output as it waits for demand for the precious stone to recover.

Exxaro starts $21m water plant at SA coal mine

Ten million litres of water to be treated daily at the Matla coal mine.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe defends mine ownership plan

Says investors must pay for exploiting Africa’s mineral wealth.

Mali gold exports down 21% in 2014

Exports fell 21% last year, due mainly to a sharp drop in artisanal mining.

Anglo American SA coal mine hit by wildcat strike

Union NUM says 421 of its members are involved in the strike.

NUM pushes out gold, coal wage talks to May

The union will hold off submitting wage demands until the end of April.

Revolt rocks Burkina Faso mines after president flees

Attacks on the mines mirror public resentment against president Blaise Compaore who fled the country in October.
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Gold1,204.220.41%2015-04-19 00:21 +0000
Silver16.27-0.25%2015-04-19 00:21 +0000
Platinum1,171.501.06%2015-04-19 00:21 +0000
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Gold ZAR/oz14,507.592015-04-19 00:21 +0000
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