Tag: #MineralSands

Base Resources announces 171 million tonne resource at Kwale North Dune

Base Resources announces 171 million tonne resource at Kwale North Dune

Base Resources (ASX:BSE) has announced an updated resource estimate on the Kwale North Dune zone of its Kwale mineral sands project in Kenya. Base had been looking for satellite zones that could be mined in order to extend the useful mine life of Kwale, where the company has been focusing […]

Base Resources confirms strong Toliara economics in PFS

Base Resources confirms strong Toliara economics in PFS

Base Resources (ASX:BSE) has been quite active in Madagascar lately, and this has now resulted in the publication of a pre-feasibility study on the Toliara mineral sands project on the island. The economic study calls for an initial capex of just US$439M to build a 13 million tonnes per year […]

Base Resources increases Ranobe resource by lowering the cut-off grade

Base Resources increases Ranobe resource by lowering the cut-off grade

Base Resources (ASX:BSE) has published an updated resource estimate at the Ranobe zone, which is a part of its Toliara mineral sands project. This project in Madagascar was acquired about a year ago, and Base Resources has been working hard to complete economic studies on this project as it’s aiming […]

MZI Resources has updated the Keysbrook resource

MZI Resources has updated the Keysbrook resource

MZI Resources (ASX:MZI) has released an updated ore reserve estimate of 58 million tonnes at 2.3% heavy minerals (compared to 72 million tonnes at 2.2% heavy minerals eighteen months ago). Based on the anticipated 5.25 million tonnes per year operating plan, the reserve-based mine life at Keysbrook is approximately 10-11 […]

Base Resources: surfing on the waves of higher commodity prices

Base Resources: surfing on the waves of higher commodity prices

After several difficult years, it looks like Base Resources (ASX:BSE, LON:BSE) is finally turning a corner as it reported a net income and a very strong cash flow result in its financial year 2017 which ended on June 30th. During FY 2017, Base shipped 502,000 tonnes of ilmenite, 92,000 tonnes […]

Savannah Resources continues to find high-grade copper in Oman

Savannah Resources continues to find high-grade copper in Oman

Savannah Resources (SAV.L) has completed its drill program on the Mahab 4 prospect located on the tenements of its Block 5 in Oman, whilst a new four-hole drill program started at Block 4 (and this program should be completed by now). Drilling at Mahab 4 continued to yield high-grade copper […]

Sheffield Resources publishes an updated resource estimate at Thunderbird

Sheffield Resources publishes an updated resource estimate at Thunderbird

Sheffield Resources (ASX:SFX) is still advancing its Thunderbird mineral sands project in Western Australia and has now released an updated resource estimate. The current resource at Thunderbird contains approximately 3.2 billion tonnes of ore at an average grade of 6.9% heavy minerals. Approximately 80% of this resource (based on a […]

Broken Hill Prospecting increases the Copi North resources

Broken Hill Prospecting increases the Copi North resources

Broken Hill Prospecting (ASX:BPL) has increased the size of its Copi North resource by 22% to 14.2 million tonnes, but what’s more important is the fact 77% of the total resource is now in the indicated category (11 million tonnes compared to just7 million tonnes in the previous resource estimate). […]

Report: Medallion Resources – Building an economic model

Report: Medallion Resources – Building an economic model

Late last year, we introduced you to Medallion Resources (MDL.V) and explained how the company is planning to produce REE’s it will recover from monazite, a waste product of certain mineral sands (MinSand) operations. The market seems to be starting to understand Medallion’s business model and prospects, as the share […]

Medallion Resources outlines its plans for this year

Medallion Resources outlines its plans for this year

Medallion Resources (MDL.V) has released an extensive update wherein it’s unveiling its plans for 2016. As the company has now completed its flow sheet (where the procedure has been confirmed in bench-scale metallurgical tests), the next logical step would be to try to confirm the flow sheet through pilot plant […]