Project Updates

Tiris Uranium mine

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Mine Type: Open-pit uranium mine

Location: Tiris Zemmour, Mauritania

Start of operations: Early 2025

Reserves: 40.3Mt

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

Location: Ghana

Start of operations: Q2 2025

Reserves: 25.6Mt

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

Reserves: 8.48Mt

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.