Africa






Drillers at Orca Gold’s Morondo gold project in Côte d’Ivoire. Credit: Orca Gold.

Orca drills Morondo 
in Côte d’Ivoire

Orca Gold (TSXV: ORG) has begun drilling its Morondo gold property in Côte d’Ivoire, as the company expands its exploration portfolio outside its flagship gold…


A loader at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Stillwater PGM mine in Montana. Credit: Sibanye-Stillwater.

Sibanye tables US$383M bid for Lonmin

VANCOUVER — South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater (NYSE: SBGL) has launched a US$383-million, all-share bid for debt-heavy peer Lonmin (LON: LMI; US-OTC: LNMIY). If the deal closes,…



Miners overlooking the plant at the Jwaneng mine in Botswana. Credit: Debswana

Diamond market slows after strong recovery

A strong recovery followed an industry-wide diamond inventory buildup in 2014-2015 and another slide after India’s demonetization in late 2016. However, lately, the diamond industry’s…




Pit operations at Asanko Gold’s Nkran gold mine in Ghana. Credit: Asanko Gold.

Asanko cuts 2018 production guidance

Asanko Gold (TSX: AKG; NYSE-AM: AKG) is not going to meet its 2018 production guidance at its gold mine in Ghana, the company disclosed in…