AfriTin raise £3.8m to continue Uis development

AfriTin Mining has raised £3.8 million to fund the continued development and commissioning of the Uis tin mine in Namibia. The company announced the securement of the funds on 26 November. The funds were raised through the issuance of loan notes with AfriMet...

AfriTin announce JORC resource at Uis

AfriTin Mining has announced its maiden JORC-compliant resource estimate at its Uis tin mine, located in Namibia. The resource totals some 72 million tonnes of ore at an average grade of 0.134% tin. The Uis mine was a historically significant producer of tin...

Processing modifications benefit AfriTin economics

Following on from its recent announcement of drilling results working towards confirming historical information, AfriTin has raised further capital to bring the Uis Tin Mine to first stage production. The historical SRK data suggested a small tantalum resource,...

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...

AfriTin to increase Uis Phase 1 capacity

Following its successful first ore blast at its Uis asset in Namibia, AfriTin Mining has today announced that the Phase 1 production plant will be modified to increase capacity. The Uis mine was originally discovered by Iscor of South Africa in 1911 but was closed in...

AfriTin celebrates first ore production at Uis

AfriTin Mining has announced the first large-scale blast and ore production at their rehabilitated Uis Tin mine in Namibia. This is a key milestone in the implementation of the company’s Phase 1 production plan, which envisages output of 60 tonnes per month of tin...