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A termite mound dwarfs Merrex Gold president and CEO Greg Isenor at the Siribaya gold project in Mali. Photo by Merrex Gold

Termites lead explorers in Mali to gold

Nicknamed “geozoology,” or “termite geochemistry,” mineral exploration companies in Mali are still turning to termites as an important tool in the search for gold deposits. By sampling termite mounds, which often tower more than two metres high…

Nigerois soldiers from the 322nd Parachute Regiment practise field tactics during combat training facilitated by U. S. Army soldiers in 2007. The volatile country, which has been plagued with unrest, holds one of the world's best uranium resources.

Niger: An Old Uranium Frontier Made New Again

The number of Canadian miners poking the arid terrain of Niger in the search for uranium is increasing, and the relative durability of the uranium price in a down market isn’t the only thing fuelling …

Orezone defines resources in Burkina Faso

VANCOUVER–With four advanced-stage gold projects on the go in Burkina Faso, news keeps on coming from Orezone Resources (OZN-T, OZN-X), including a recently updated resource estimate for its Bondi pr…

Niger uranium draws interest

Vancouver — The hot uranium market has spurred explorers to broaden the global hunt for the energy metal, putting the West African country of Niger in the spotlight again.

FT estimate to come soon

A drill campaign by North Atlantic Resources (NAC-T, NOATF-O) has wound up at the FT property package in southern Mali, and the company is ready to turn the numbers over to a consultant for an indepen…

Ground claimed in Niger

Two Toronto-based juniors have signed deals with the government of Niger for exploration permits in that country’s uranium belt….

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