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Tsodilo Resources encouraged by initial results of diamond valuation

Tsodilo Resources encouraged by initial results of diamond valuation

  Dr Mike de Wit, president and chief operating officer at Tsodilo Resources Ltd (CVE:TSD), discusses with Proactive Investors  ‘encouraging’ findings from an independent valuation of two parcels totalling 224 diamonds from their BK16 kimberlite in Botswana. The average value of these parcels, which had a cumulative weight of 34.35 carats, was shown to be… READ MORE

Historical Vanadium Results Relative to the Kihabe and Nxuu Deposits

Historical Vanadium Results Relative to the Kihabe and Nxuu Deposits

The Company is continuing with a further in depth review of historical Vanadium assay results relative to its Zn/Pb/Ag/Ge/V Kihabe Project in Botswana. In 1982, Billiton Botswana (Pty) Ltd, (Billiton) conducted an initial drilling program over the Kihabe Project at what is now known as the Nxuu Deposit. Billiton drilled ten percussion holes numbered AP001… READ MORE

The Gossan Anomaly Vanadium Mineralisation

The Gossan Anomaly Vanadium Mineralisation

Anomalous geochemistry over a 500m X 200m area Gossan Anomaly has high grade Vanadium mineralisation at shallow depths Geological interpretation suggests mineralisation is open in all directions The Company has recently begun reviewing the available data associated with the Gossan Anomaly, which is situated some eight kilometres south of the Kihabe Deposit. Upon defining an elevated… READ MORE

Maatla on Track for Coal Project Take- Off

Maatla on Track for Coal Project Take- Off

Coal and energy company Maatla Energy remains on track to start site establishment and construction activities later this year, and production in 2019 at the company’s Mmamabula coal mine, in Botswana. Following the approval of an environmental- impact assessment (EIA) last month, Maatla resources, a subsidiary of Maatla Energy, has submitted a mining license application… READ MORE

UNICEF Condemns Harmful Advertising That Compromises Children’s Integrity

UNICEF Condemns Harmful Advertising That Compromises Children’s Integrity

GABORONE, 25th APRIL 2018-UNICEF condemns, in strongest possible terms, any form of advertising or promotional material that perpetuates harmful traditional practices and social norms that drive sexual exploitation and abuse of children. UNICEF is shocked and disappointed by a corporate advert circulating on various social media platforms. The advert, which carries a picture of a… READ MORE

Another Coal Mine in The Offing As Maatla Energy Gets EIA Green Light

Another Coal Mine in The Offing As Maatla Energy Gets EIA Green Light

Botswana`s over 200 million tonnes of untapped coal reserves continue to attract willing investors. This week another coal and energy company, Maatla Energy subsidiary, Maatla Resources received approval for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for its Mmmabula Export Coal Mine. The company has since submitted a mining license application to the Ministry of Mineral Resources, Green… READ MORE

Hunt for Next Mining Miracle Begins Under Kalahari Soils

Hunt for Next Mining Miracle Begins Under Kalahari Soils

Source: Mmegi By: Mbongeni Mguni Government geoscientists have kickstarted an ambitious three-year project to take a detailed look beneath the Kalahari sands, under which at least 70% of the country’s mineral wealth reportedly lies hidden. BusinessWeek is informed part of the hunt is to spot battery metals, the highly lucrative minerals associated with the global electric-vehicle… READ MORE