Mining Weekly | Africa http://www.miningweekly.com/page/africa Tue, 23 May 2017 10:01:38 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Base approves capital for KP2 mine plan http://www.miningweekly.com/article/base-approves-capital-for-kp2-mine-plan-2017-05-23 Esmarie Swanepoel MINERAL SANDS Tue, 23 May 2017 09:22:00 +0200 453079 1495524200 1495524120 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 Volt secuers Chinese partner for Tanzanian ore http://www.miningweekly.com/article/volt-secuers-chinese-partner-for-tanzanian-ore-2017-05-23 Esmarie Swanepoel GRAPHITE Tue, 23 May 2017 08:54:00 +0200 453063 1495524224 1495522440 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Glencore predicts Opec insulated from electric vehicle impact http://www.miningweekly.com/article/glencore-predicts-opec-insulated-from-electric-vehicle-impact-2017-05-23 Reuters OIL Tue, 23 May 2017 08:10:00 +0200 453052 1495525265 1495519800 1498168800 Reuters 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650927_resized_glencoretonyhayward1022bloomberg.jpg Glencore chairperson Tony Hayward 511 287 Anglo said to have bids in for New Largo from Seriti http://www.miningweekly.com/article/anglo-said-to-get-new-largo-bids-from-telkom-executives-seriti-2017-05-22 Bloomberg COAL Mon, 22 May 2017 16:41:00 +0200 453047 1495519267 1495464060 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Avocet completes first closing on Tri-K project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/avocet-completes-first-closing-on-tri-k-project-2017-05-22 Anine Kilian GOLD Mon, 22 May 2017 16:19:00 +0200 453040 1495464513 1495462740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Rio Tinto seeks to reduce debt through $2.5bn bond buyback http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rio-tinto-seeks-to-reduce-debt-through-25bn-bond-buyback-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt DIVERSIFIED MINERS Mon, 22 May 2017 15:36:00 +0200 453032 1495463574 1495460160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Shanta receives power station equipment financing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/shanta-receives-power-station-equipment-financing-2017-05-22 Anine Kilian GOLD Mon, 22 May 2017 12:47:00 +0200 453004 1495454417 1495450020 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Vast, SSA extend funding agreement to June 2 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/vast-ssa-extend-funding-agreement-to-june-2-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt DIVERSIFIED MINERS Mon, 22 May 2017 12:35:00 +0200 453002 1495449594 1495449300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Hummingbird reaches new Yanfolila milestone http://www.miningweekly.com/article/hummingbird-reaches-new-yanfolila-milestone-2017-05-22 Natasha Odendaal MINING UPDATE Mon, 22 May 2017 11:31:00 +0200 452988 1495461175 1495445460 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Trump woe seen double-edged sword for gold if inflation ebbs http://www.miningweekly.com/article/trump-woe-seen-double-edged-sword-for-gold-if-inflation-ebbs-2017-05-22 Bloomberg GOLD Mon, 22 May 2017 10:25:00 +0200 452939 1495458321 1495441500 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Rockwell succeeds in having subsidiaries placed in business rescue http://www.miningweekly.com/article/rockwell-succeeds-in-having-subsidiaries-placed-in-business-rescue-2017-05-22 Megan van Wyngaardt DIAMONDS Mon, 22 May 2017 10:02:00 +0200 452935 1495461570 1495440120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650838_resized_niewejaarskraalrockwell1022.jpg 511 287 Cape Lambert buys into Zambia cobalt project http://www.miningweekly.com/article/cape-lambert-buys-into-cobalt-2017-05-22 Esmarie Swanepoel COBALT Mon, 22 May 2017 09:39:00 +0200 452930 1495445356 1495438740 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Zambia, First Quantum seen resolving $1.4bn dispute in June http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambia-first-quantum-seen-resolving-14bn-dispute-in-june-2017-05-21 Reuters LEGAL SETTLEMENT Sun, 21 May 2017 21:38:00 +0200 452908 1495395678 1495395480 1497996000 Reuters 0 0 IPP Office to be incorporated into overhauled Central Energy Fund http://www.miningweekly.com/article/ipp-office-to-be-incorporated-into-overhauled-central-energy-fund-2017-05-19 Terence Creamer ENERGY Fri, 19 May 2017 16:55:00 +0200 452906 1495206970 1495205700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650582_resized_thabanezulu05171022.jpg DoE director-general Thabane Zulu seconded to SFF as acting CEO 511 287 From Yukon to Patagonia, gold explorers stir after sleep http://www.miningweekly.com/article/from-yukon-to-patagonia-gold-explorers-stir-after-sleep-2017-05-19 Bloomberg EXPLORATION Fri, 19 May 2017 16:25:00 +0200 452902 1495395514 1495203900 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650587_resized_explorersbloomberg.jpg 511 287 CoM worried about Welkom mine deaths http://www.miningweekly.com/article/com-worried-about-welkom-mine-deaths-2017-05-19 Anine Kilian HEALTH & SAFETY Fri, 19 May 2017 16:10:00 +0200 452899 1495205917 1495203000 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Pallinghurst share price leaps on value unlock outline http://www.miningweekly.com/article/pallinghurst-share-price-leaps-on-value-unlock-outline-2017-05-19 Martin Creamer DIVERSIFIED MINERS Fri, 19 May 2017 16:06:00 +0200 452896 1495284360 1495202760 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650568_resized_arnefrandsenbriangilbertsononlinepic.jpeg Arne Frandsen (left) and Brian Gilbertson at Pallinghurst's listing on the JSE ten years ago 511 287 Miners ask Congo to adjust tax repayments for franc slump http://www.miningweekly.com/article/miners-ask-congo-to-adjust-tax-repayments-for-franc-slump-2017-05-19 Bloomberg TAX REPAYMENTS Fri, 19 May 2017 16:02:00 +0200 452895 1495202740 1495202520 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Steinmetz said to skip $1.2bn Vale hearing, risking loss http://www.miningweekly.com/article/steinmetz-said-to-skip-12bn-vale-hearing-risking-loss-2017-05-19 Bloomberg ARBITRATION Fri, 19 May 2017 15:30:00 +0200 452890 1495201847 1495200600 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Stratex commits further funding to TSR venture http://www.miningweekly.com/article/stratex-commits-further-funding-to-tsr-venture-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt GOLD Fri, 19 May 2017 14:56:00 +0200 452885 1495199391 1495198560 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom questions timing of Ramatlhodi’s claims http://www.miningweekly.com/article/eskom-questions-timing-of-ramatlhodis-claims-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt ECONOMY Fri, 19 May 2017 14:38:00 +0200 452883 1495198177 1495197480 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 ASA reports mixed Q4 performance http://www.miningweekly.com/article/asa-reports-mixed-q4-performance-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt GOLD Fri, 19 May 2017 14:28:00 +0200 452882 1495197314 1495196880 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Authorities 'rely heavily' on info from illegal miners after gas explosion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/authorities-rely-heavily-on-info-from-illegal-miners-after-gas-explosion-2017-05-19 News24Wire ILLEGAL MINING Fri, 19 May 2017 12:06:00 +0200 452858 1495188492 1495188360 99999999999 News24Wire 0 0 Congo plans to reintroduce mining code revision next week http://www.miningweekly.com/article/congo-plans-to-reintroduce-mining-code-revision-next-week-2017-05-19 Reuters LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Fri, 19 May 2017 11:41:00 +0200 452856 1495204522 1495186860 1497823200 Reuters 0 0 Zimbabwe plans 'use it or lose it' mine-permit programme for gold http://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-plans-use-it-or-lose-it-mine-permit-programme-for-gold-2017-05-19 Bloomberg GOLD Fri, 19 May 2017 11:39:00 +0200 452855 1495441400 1495186740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Northam Platinum hunting for quality South African mines to buy http://www.miningweekly.com/article/northam-platinum-hunting-for-quality-south-african-mines-to-buy-2017-05-19 Reuters PLATINUM Fri, 19 May 2017 11:33:00 +0200 452853 1495186562 1495186380 1497823200 Reuters 0 0 Edenville signs LoI with potential Rukwa customer http://www.miningweekly.com/article/edenville-signs-loi-with-potential-rukwa-customer-2017-05-19 Megan van Wyngaardt COAL Fri, 19 May 2017 10:51:00 +0200 452842 1495184036 1495183860 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Paladin fights to maintain TSX listing http://www.miningweekly.com/article/paladin-fights-to-maintain-tsx-listing-2017-05-19 Esmarie Swanepoel CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 19 May 2017 08:44:00 +0200 452818 1495178929 1495176240 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Gold Fields takes a stake in Australian JV partner http://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-fields-takes-a-stake-in-jv-partner-2017-05-19 Esmarie Swanepoel CORPORATE ACTIVITY Fri, 19 May 2017 08:35:00 +0200 452814 1495441415 1495175700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 KZN coal mine supplying communities’ water needs and more, mulls output expansion http://www.miningweekly.com/article/kzn-coal-mine-supplying-communities-water-needs-and-more-mulls-output-expansion-2017-05-19 Ilan Solomons COAL Fri, 19 May 2017 08:00:00 +0200 452820 1495177870 1495173600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650320_resized_caring.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/69005_68898_2017-04-24_zac-revisedbroll_-_lio-hd_web.mp430611618Zululand anthracite colliery discusses the importance it places on providing potable water for the local communities, as well as provides a mining operational update. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Zululand anthracite colliery discusses the importance it places on providing potable water for the local communities, as well as provides a mining operational update. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Darlene Creamer. Inflated base case prices could dent confidence in mine development http://www.miningweekly.com/article/inflated-base-case-prices-could-dent-confidence-in-mine-development-2017-05-19 Henry Lazenby PRICE ASSUMPTIONS Fri, 19 May 2017 01:17:00 +0200 452793 1495174072 1495149420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650197_resized_copperbloomberg.jpg 511 287 Trevali shareholders vote overwhelmingly in favour of African asset acquisitions http://www.miningweekly.com/article/trevali-shareholders-vote-overwhelmingly-in-favour-of-african-asset-acquisitions-2017-05-18 Henry Lazenby M&A Thu, 18 May 2017 20:25:00 +0200 452792 1495178845 1495131900 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Mali gold exports slip in 2016 on artisanal production http://www.miningweekly.com/article/mali-gold-exports-slip-in-2016-on-artisanal-production-2017-05-18 Reuters GOLD Thu, 18 May 2017 16:42:00 +0200 452789 1495118657 1495118520 1497736800 Reuters 0 0 Diamcor’s latest diamond tender generates $702 635 http://www.miningweekly.com/article/diamcors-latest-diamond-tender-generates-702-635-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt DIAMONDS Thu, 18 May 2017 16:19:00 +0200 452778 1495117309 1495117140 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sibanye finalises terms of $1bn rights offering http://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-finalises-terms-of-1bn-rights-offering-2017-05-18 Anine Kilian GOLD Thu, 18 May 2017 16:15:00 +0200 452776 1495116975 1495116900 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 New cost-slashing platinum technology gaining impressive momentum http://www.miningweekly.com/article/new-cost-slashing-platinum-technology-gaining-impressive-momentum-2017-05-18 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Thu, 18 May 2017 16:09:00 +0200 452774 1495135286 1495116540 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650157_resized_martincreamerbriangilbertsonarnefrandsen110220414duane.jpg Pallinghurst chairperson Brian Gilbertson (centre), Pallinghurst CEO Arne Frandsen (right) in an earlier discussion with Martin Creamer on the new platinum technology. 511 287 De Beers to hold auctions for polished diamonds http://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-to-hold-auctions-for-polished-diamonds-2017-05-18 Megan van Wyngaardt DIAMONDS Thu, 18 May 2017 15:38:00 +0200 452761 1495116420 1495114680 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost platinum demand http://www.miningweekly.com/article/coins-reserve-currency-on-the-cards-to-boost-platinum-demand-2017-05-18 Creamer Media Reporter PLATINUM Thu, 18 May 2017 14:15:00 +0200 452617 1495116285 1495109700 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000650009_resized_stmw1022x575.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68996_2017-05-17_second_take_mw_-_hd_web.mp473042539Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost Platinum demand. Coins, reserve currency on the cards to boost Platinum demand.