Morocco Mining News

BMW to buy cobalt direct from Australia, Morocco for EV batteries

The announcement came as the London Metal Exchange (LME) launched an initiative under which it could ban or delist brands that are not responsibly sourced by 2022.

Moroccan miner Managem considering raising $200m in bond sales

Last month, Managem reported a 16% drop in 2018 revenue after metal prices fell on international markets and its Bakkoudou gold mine in Gabon closed.

Uranium industry weighs rules that have bomb watchers twitching

United Nations officials and atomic regulators are poised to loosen rules on the industry, unlocking finance to take more radioactive material out of the ground without corresponding new checks.

Emmerson moves forward with Africa’s hottest new potash project

Company has completed a scoping study at its Khemisset project in northern Morocco, which shows it has the potential to be among the world’s lowest capital cost potash mines.

Moroccans continue to protest against the “mines of death"

Protesters met with authorities but no agreements were reached, so rallies are set to continue.

Mining no longer top sector attracting investors to Africa — report

Industrial and precious metals, coal, oil, as well as natural gas, collectively accounted for just 6.2% of foreign direct investment into the continent last year.

Africa silver miner surges after first pour

Shares in Quebec-based Maya Gold & Silver up 10% after pouring first silver at Moroccan mine, one of only a handful of primary silver mines on the continent.

Moroccan villagers step up actions against massive silver mine

After over two years of occupation, protesters say it's time for someone to listen to their demands.

Afferro Mining $190m takeover approved by Canada

The British Columbia Supreme Court gave the Cameroon-focused iron ore miner the green light to proceed.

Maya Gold & Silver Inc.: updates on development of properties in Morocco & financing; drilling to start at Zgounder

Drilling, exploration and financing at the company's flagshit project, the Zgounder silver mine.

Maya Gold & Silver announces non-brokered private placement CAD 7.5M and CAD 8.0M debt financing to re-start Zgounder silver mine in Morocco

Maya Gold and Silver intends to gross proceeds of up to $7.5 million through the sale of 30,000,000 common shares.