Tiris Uranium mine
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Mine Type: Open-pit uranium mine
Location: Tiris Zemmour, Mauritania
Start of operations: Early 2025
Tiris is a greenfield project being developed by Australian uranium exploration company Aura Energy in the Tiris Zemmour region of Mauritania, West Africa.
Ewoyaa lithium project
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Mine Type: Open-pit lithium mine
Start of operations: Q2 2025
The Ewoyaa lithium project is expected to be the first lithium-producing mine in Ghana, West Africa. Atlantic Lithium, a lithium exploration and development company based in Australia, will develop the site.
Matupa Gold Project
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Mine Type: Open-pit gold mine
Location: Mato Grosso state, Brazil
Start of operations: September 2023
Aura Minerals is developing the Matupa gold project. A feasibility study for the project was completed in October 2022, which highlighted a life of mine of seven years and an investment of $107.1m.