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    ASX-listed Nusantara Resources is nurturing big ambitions to build the next gold mine in Indonesia – a renowned mining jurisdiction which remains one of the most underexplored jurisdictions in the world. The company’s Awak Mas Gold Mine on the island of Sulawesi is well advanced at the pre-construction...

    The old adage says that it takes a long time to become an overnight success. Australian gold exploration and development company Vango Mining is a classic case in point. Vango floated in 2004 (under the name Ord River Resources) with one gold asset in regional New South Wales, Australia. Over time it acquired copper tenements in Western Australia and also became involved in bauxite tenements in...

    Black Rock Mining’s Mahenge Project in Tanzania hosts a long life graphite resource and is one of the largest JORC-compliant natural flake graphite resources in the world, with a mineral resource estimate of 212 million tonnes (Mt) at 7.8% total graphitic carbon (TGC) content and a reserve of 70 Mt at 8.5% TGC. The ASX-listed...

    Australian exploration firm Newfield Resources gained ownership of the Tongo Mine Development in Eastern Sierra Leone through the acquisition of AIM-listed Stellar Diamonds in April 2018. Stellar had been active in West Africa for several years but was struggling to raise the capital required to get the diamond mining project off the...

    Throughout the first decade of its existence, Bonterra Resources operated as a small gold exploration company in the Abitibi greenstone belt in Québec, slowly building its land position in this highly prospective geological region of Canada. Like many exploration juniors, the firm relied on a series of small...

    Atrum Coal was established in 2012 to explore and develop high potential metallurgical coal projects in Canada for the export markets. The ASX-listed firm’s initial focus was on the Groundhog and Panorama projects in British Columbia, which together hold more than one billion tonnes of high and ultra-high grade anthracite JORC (Joint Ore Reserves Committee) classified resources. After...

    In 2018, ASX-listed Tanga Resources decided to shift its focus from gold exploration in Tanzania to precious and base metals in a new African jurisdiction – Namibia. Tanga initially acquired the Joumbira Zinc Project and followed it up with the Hagenhof Copper-Cobalt Project in August 2018. Chief executive Matthew...

    Mayur Resources holds a unique portfolio of resources and energy projects in Papua New Guinea (PNG) – a Pacific island state which it believes offers significant and unrecognised potential as a developing nation on the doorstep of several major economies across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region....

    In late 2018, ASX-listed Prospect Resources (Prospect) published a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Arcadia Lithium Project in Zimbabwe, a vital step for the company as it works towards near term production from one of the most significant lithium projects in the world. The DFS confirmed technical and financial...

    Cardinal Resources has roots in West Africa that go back nearly 30 years, at a time when Nelson Mandela finally walked free in South Africa after 27 years of imprisonment on Robben Island. At this critical juncture in recent sub-Saharan African history, Archie Koimtsidis walked...