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Continental more than doubles Penumbra coal resource

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 12:27
ASX-listed Continental Coal on Wednesday announced a significant increase in measured coal resources from 25-million tons to 68.3-million tons at its Penumbra project, which it will develop next. CEO Don Turvey said that an updated resource and reserve assessment showed further potential to materially extend the proposed mine life at the South African project beyond that currently contemplated.

Company Announcement: Coal Resources And Reserves Update Continental Coal

Wed, 06/15/2011 - 09:03
Attached please find a press release on: South African focused thermal coal mining company Continental Coal Limited (ASX: CCC) (“Continental” or “the Company”) has updated the Coal Resources and Reserves managed by the Company’s South African subsidiary Continental Coal Limited (“CCL”).

Local consulting firm reports good project pipeline

Fri, 04/22/2011 - 00:00
Centurion-based consultancy firm Ukwazi reports that it is involved in many mining projects across South Africa and Africa. Some of company’s clients for underground projects include Impala Platinum, Gold Fields and Xstrata Alloys.

Daily podcast – December 2, 2009 podmw_2122009

Wed, 12/02/2009 - 15:12
Anglo American agrees, in principle, to invest another $450-million in De Beers; and Alpha Natural Resources resumes production at its Emerald longwall coal mine.

Daily podcast – December 1, 2009 podmw_1122009

Tue, 12/01/2009 - 15:00
The construction of the power infrastructure necessary to supply the Burnstone mine will start in January 2010; and Teck Resources expects to restart the lead production line at its Trail, British Columbia, refinery on Wednesday.

Daily podcast – November 30, 2009 podmw_30112009

Mon, 11/30/2009 - 10:36
Petra Diamonds sells a 168 ct white diamond for $6,28-million; and the request for an extraordinary general meeting at Simmer & Jack is withdrawn.

Daily podcast – November 27, 2009 podmw_27112009

Fri, 11/27/2009 - 10:00
Canadian mining executives come out strongly against the contentious Bill C-300; and Namibia's proposed law to force mining companies to yield 25% of their shareholding to black investors poses a risk to the industry.

Daily podcast – November 26, 2009 podmw_27112009

Thu, 11/26/2009 - 10:44
Workers at Antamina wraps up negotiations for a labour agreement; and Keaton Energy's board 'authorises the development of the first phase of the Vanggatfontein project.

Daily podcast – November 25, 2009 podmw_25112009

Wed, 11/25/2009 - 09:43
Debswana plans to extend the closure of its Damtshaa mine to the end of 2010; and De Beers and the government of Botswana expect to spend as much as $3-billion over the next 15 years to extend the life of the Jwaneng diamond mine.

Daily podcast – November 24, 2009 podmw_24112009

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 12:29
A global iron-ore price settlement 10% up on the current price is expected from price negotiations in 2010; and JIC Mining Services plans to retrench 662 of its 6 300 employees.

Daily podcast – November 23, 2009 poden_23112009

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 10:28
A JV between De Beers and AngloGold Ashanti expects to start its first underwater drilling for gold in the second quarter of next year; and strikers at Chile's Spence copper mine vote to end a prolonged stoppage.

Daily podcast – November 20, 2009 podmw_20112009

Fri, 11/20/2009 - 11:58
Simmers shareholders should reject Vulisango's non-transformational, JCI-linked attempt to gain control of Simmer & Jack without paying a premium; and Firestone Energy and Sekoko Coal acquire surface rights to a farm that forms an important part of its Waterberg coal project.

Daily podcast – November 19, 2009 podmw_19112009

Thu, 11/19/2009 - 10:31
Ghana plans to double its mining royalties; and Homeland Energy attempts to raise R70-million.

Daily podcast – November 5, 2009 podmw_05112009

Thu, 11/05/2009 - 11:45
Exxaro is involved with coal-based development plans in the Waterberg coalfield; and Zimbabwe's federation of small-scale miners says the government should consider re-allocating chrome claims along the country's Great Dyke.

Daily podcast – November 4, 2009 podmw_04112009

Wed, 11/04/2009 - 10:33
The South African government completes its review of the Mining Charter; and Wesizwe asks CEO Michael Solomon as well as fellow director Robert Rainey to step down "with immediate effect".

Daily podcast – November 3, 2009 podmw_03112009

Tue, 11/03/2009 - 15:11
A mineworker at Gold Fields' Kloof mine, near Carletonville, died during the Monday night shift; and Zambia's Chambishi Metals will restart production this week.

Daily podcast – November 2, 2009 podmw_02112009

Mon, 11/02/2009 - 11:54
Anglogold Ashanti and Randgold Resources will jointly acquire a further 20% stake in the Moto gold project; and Hudbay Minerals will restart its Chisel North mine and concentrator in Snow Lake.

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