• Investor Lounge

    Welcome to the NR Investor Lounge. Given the number of mining opportunities that NR Private Market reviews, we thought it beneficial to our investor base and mining news subscribers to offer further insight into some of the companies that have passed our proprietary vetting process.

Marula Mining


  • Blesberg and Nkombwa Hill acquisitions
  • New copper and graphite transactions
  • Excellent exposure to key battery and critical metals and their robust markets
  • Opportunity to deliver near-term cash flow and generate positive returns to shareholders
  • Management experienced and capable of delivering projects into development
  • Growth through cashflow funded expansions and new mine acquisitions
  • Committed to sustainably developing projects with our local partners and key stakeholders


African focused mining and exploration

Marula Mining is an African focused mining and exploration company; identifying advanced and high-value projects that can deliver rapidly for shareholders and can be taken through to production and generate positive returns for all stakeholders.

Advancing in negotiations

Marula Mining is advancing its negotiations to finalize the acquisition of several advanced lithium, tantalum, niobium, graphite and tin and other base metals projects in Africa that it is looking to fast track development of in 2022.

Seeking investments and new opportunities

We are currently progressing investments in the Nkombwa Hill project in Zambia and the Blesberg Lithium, Tantalum project in South Africa.


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Marula is actively looking to increase its investments in advanced mining and exploration projects and companies that are located throughout East, Central and Southern Africa.


Blesberg Lithium and Tantalum Project
  • Initial 25% interest and increasing to 70%
  • Previous operation with track-record of high-value production
  • Excellent infrastructure located in Northern Cape Province of South Africa
  • Negotiating acquisition of adjoining licenses and complimentary projects
Nkombwa Niobium-Tantalum, Rare Earth Elements and Phosphate Project
  • Initial 25% interest and increasing to 51%
  • Major carbonatite located in north-east Zambia
  • JORC-compliant phosphate and rare eart elements resource
  • Shallow high-grade niobium and tantalum mineralisation
Kinusi Copper Mine
  • Current small-scale and high grade (+20%) copper ore production
Tanga Graphite Mine
  • Current production and export of medium-flake graphite to China and India


  • Jason Brewer – Chief Executive Officer

    Mining engineer and director of ASX and AIM listed mining companies focused mine and project acquisitions and new mine development throughout Africa, with +25 years’ experience in international mining, financial markets and investment banking. LinkedIn

  • Richard Lloyd – Chairman

    A fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and the Geological Society, with +25 years’ natural resources investment banking and mining geology experience in London. Previously a Director in the Resources, Energy Infrastructure team at ANZ Bank London, having joined from Commerzbank AG. He has also held positions at Standard Bank London & Dresdner Kleinwort. LinkedIn

  • Ian Harebottle – Non-Executive Director

    Established ‘veteran’ of the mining and gemstone industry, with extensive operational experience in Africa. Former CEO of both Gemfields and TanzaniteOne during their most successful years of operations. LinkedIn

  • Marc Nally – Non-Executive Director

    An experienced geologist and exploration manager with over 20 years’ experience of mining and mineral exploration in Africa. A founding Director and former Managing Director of Moxico Resources Plc which commenced copper mining operations at its Mimbula Copper Mine in Zambia in late 2020. LinkedIn