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Toro Gold

About the company Toro Gold is a private gold exploration and development company focused on Africa. The company’s lead project is the Mako Project, situated in Eastern Senegal. Toro Gold completed a pre-feasibility study for the project in May 2014, indicating a robust 1.4 million ounce reserve project development opportunity. A definitive feasibility study is […]

Responsible Mining Investment in Africa
Allison Forrest, Responsible Investment Officer

Mining project development across the continent of Africa continues to increase as explorers from around the world compete to discover undeveloped mineral deposits. With this rapid growth comes complex environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities that project developers and supporters must identify and manage. Many mining projects in Africa have positively contributed to […]

RCF Website and Firm Insights
James McClements, Managing Partner

On behalf of the RCF team we’re pleased to present a refreshed online presence and a new platform for delivering more regular news and insights from across our firm. We anticipate that this information explains the role of RCF in the mining industry and the upside of private equity for companies at any stage of […]

Conflict-free Tantalum Supported by Global Advanced Metals

What is tantalum? The chemical element tantalum is most commonly used in developing electronic equipment such as mobile phones, DVD players, video game consoles and computers. Tantalum is found and mined in many parts of Africa, but is frequently linked with the conflict supply from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) where mines are often […]