Mali: Altus Strategies Announces Increase In Resources For The Diba Gold Project

Gold resources from the Diba project in Mali have increased, now totaling more than 400,000 ounces in the indicated and inferred categories. This is what Altus Strategies, the asset holder, said on Monday, adding that these figures will soon be improved thanks to new drilling.

In Mali, the mining company Altus Strategies released a new resource estimate for the Diba gold project on Monday. Made by the engineering company Mining Plus as part of the prefeasibility study for the project, this update indicates a 637% increase in resources classified as "inferred".

The latter went from 32,500 ounces of gold to 5.4 million tonnes of resources grading 1.06 g / t of gold, or 187,000 ounces. At the same time, resources classified in the "indicated" category are now 4.8 million tonnes grading 1.39 g / t gold, or 217,000 ounces.

"There is significant exploration potential for new discoveries at Diba, with seven priority prospects still to be systematically tested by drilli…

Europe, China…: “When Donald Trump sees enemies everywhere”

Washington has announced a 10% to 15% increase in customs duties on Airbus imports. This activism to tax foreign companies aims to weaken the adversary before negotiating. Losses & profits. Never short of imagination, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has just pulled out of his hat a new salvo of customs taxes against Europe. After the wine, cheese, anoraks and folding knife blades, the American administration went up a notch, also targeting butcher knives. But the main dish of this offensive concerns the two main export positions from Europe to the United States, aeronautics and automotive. On Friday, February 14, Washington announced a 10% to 15% increase in customs duties on imports of Airbus aircraft

When Donald Trump sees enemies everywhere

This measure is a response to the recognition by the World Trade Organization (WTO) of the reality of the subsidies received by Airbus for more than fifteen years. An endless quarrel that should experience a new twist in a few months, when the same WTO will rule on US subsidies to Boeing. Everyone sharpens their blades in preparation for the great battle.

Donald Trump’s activism can be explained by his willingness to influence the new negotiations which should open between Europe and the United States on the signing of a free trade treaty. The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, made a commitment in January to the Davos forum in Switzerland to conclude an agreement as soon as possible.