Canadian miners are swarming over Mexico and its high level of mineral prospectivity at the expense of Australia’s explorers and miners who have only made a tentative foray into the Latin America isthmus.
An Australian company which has teamed up with the largest gold company in the world to exploit a corner of Latin America’s untapped mineral riches, says the bulk of Guyana’s gold production has only “just scratched the surface”.
A Brisbane company hoping to drive the development of a major coal mine and associated power station in Argentina, says the country’s current energy grid warrants substantial new investment in energy options.
Tiger Resources Managing Director, Mr Michael Griffiths, released the positive results of an independent study the Company had commissioned to investigate the viability of producing cobalt at its Kipoi Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
The call was made in Perth today by the Canberra-based Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) in an address to the third and final day of the Paydirt 2016 Africa Down Under mining conference, drawing on findings from its second Aus-Africa Dialogue held in Zambia in 2015 with the South Africa-based Brenthurst Foundation.
The world’s fifth largest gold producer has told a Perth mining forum today that it plans to lift its total output to 1.5 million ounces a year within three years as it combines its increasing output from African and PNG mines.