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Pretium to raise $18.5m in share sale

Pretium Resources, which owns an 8.3-million ounce gold deposit at the Brucejack property in British Columbia, is raising $18.5-million through a private placement it said on Thursday.

Exxaro bid puts Republic of Congo on iron-ore map

South Africa’s black-controlled diversified mining company Exxaro Resources is putting the Republic of Congo (RoC) on the map as a new African iron-ore development frontier with its R3-billion (A$338-million) cash takeover offer of African Iron.

Exxaro faces strike at Arnot coal mine

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday that about 1,000 of its members would down tools at diversified miner Exxaro’s Arnot coal mine near Witbank on Friday.