Alphamin begins final commissioning

Alphamin today announced that C4 commissioning of the processing plant at the Bisie tin project has been completed, marking the transition to the final stage of the commissioning process. C4 commissioning, also known as hot commissioning, began in May following...

New mines heating up

Progress is continuing at a rapid pace at Alphamin’s DRC-based Bisie mine. Last month, Alphamin reported that a US$ 12 million loan had been secured to ease the change in mining method as the site ramps up towards production. This month, Alphamin have reported that...

DRC mining regulations drafted as expected

Detailed regulations drafted for implementation of the new DRC mining code have been finalised, but have made limited concessions to the requests of large mining companies in the country, Reuters has reported. The draft of over 700 pages recently circulated by the...

DRC mineral royalty increases with mining code revision

DRC’s mining code has been signed into law introducing various fiscal and regulatory reforms, including an increase in mining royalties for tin to at least 3.5%. Revision of the code was concluded by parliament in late January and signed into law by President Kabila...

Alphamin plan US$38 million equity fundraising

Alphamin Resources Corp. (AFM: TSXV) has announced plans for a private placement with which it hopes to raise approximately US$38 million to fund further construction activities at its 82.5% owned Bisie Tin Project in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, The...

Alphamin report detailed design and budget estimates

TSX-listed Alphamin Resources has announced the results of detailed design work and budget estimates for its 80.75% owned Bisie Tin Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The work has resulted in an improvement in several operational parameters as well as an...

Alphamin announces updated DFS

Tin explorer, Alphamin Resources Corp.(TSX-V:AFM), has announced an updated feasibility study (DFS) for its Bisie tin project in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, to reflect an increase in Mineral Resources at the site. In May this year the company reported a...

Alphamin publish full DFS study for Bisie

Canada-listed Alphamin Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: AFM) has published the full, NI 43-101compliant, Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) for its Bisie tin project, in North Kivu, DR Congo. The study, led by MDM Engineering, concludes that the project is economically viable,...

Alphamin announces US$10 million investment by IDC

TSX-V listed Alphamin Resources Corp. has announced an agreed investment worth up to US$ 10 M by the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd. (IDC) in return for a 14.25% equity stake in Alphamin DR, the companies subsidiary in the Democratic Republic...

Formalisation prospects for DRC tin production

Recent presentations at the 2015 ITRI China International Tin Forum in Shanghai by Mining Mineral Resources (MMR) and TSX-V listed Alphamin Resources Corp., who both have active tin projects in DR Congo, have highlighted the potential for the ongoing formalisation of...