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Lonmin aims for May 14 restart in challenge to platinum strike

South African platinum producer Lonmin is laying the groundwork to restart its operations next week after a concerted effort to woo striking miners back to work by taking its latest wage offer directly to them. This points to a possible end game...
9th May 2014

Madiba lying in state for second day

The body of the late former President Nelson Mandela has left 1 Military Hospital in Thaba Tshwane for the second day to Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre, at the Union Buildings, for members of the public to view. The cortege left the hospital,...
12th December 2013

Company Announcement: Trentyre Takes Mine Safety to Serious Levels PDF Available

Trentyre’s groundbreaking Quality Safety Management Assurance (QSMA) software system has transformed the way its on-site Tyre Management Service services control operating risks at massive mine sites.
8th February 2012

Noventa needs to raise $25m by July, shares keep falling

Shares in Noventa continued to slide in London on Friday, after the junior miner said it needed to raise $25-million by the end of July. The prior day, the company shed more than half of it market value when it announced it urgently needed cash...
3rd June 2011

Noventa's shares hit the skids after 'urgent' funding announcement

Noventa, which owns a tantalum mine in Mozambique, on Thursday said it is in “urgent” need of cash after development setbacks, sending its share price into freefall. Shares in Noventa plunged 57% in Toronto and 61% on the LSE on the news.
3rd June 2011

Current lithium expansions enough to meet demand - Talison CEO

Lithium demand won’t be sufficient to justify new mines until the second-half of the decade, with expansions at current sources meeting the world’s requirements, the biggest primary producer of the metal, Talison Lithium, said on Tuesday. “The...
17th May 2011

Talison makes record Q1 profit on higher lithium output, prices

Australia-based Talison Lithium, the biggest producer of the battery-making ingredient, on Thursday posted record first-quarter earnings of A$6,3-million, which were 123% higher than the same period last year, as prices and output rose. The...
12th May 2011

Noventa replaces CEO on interim basis

Noventa, which operates a tantalum mine in Mozambique, said on Thursday CEO Pat Lawless had resigned on the same day, and would be replaced on an interim basis by the man who formerly held the position, John Allan. The TSX- and Aim-listed company...
5th May 2011

Talison more than doubles reserves at Aus lithium mine

Talison Lithium has boosted the reserves at its Greenbushes operations in Australia by 157%, to 31,4-million tons, nearly doubling the expected life of the mine to 22 years, the company said on Wednesday. Better recoveries and lower unit costs...
4th May 2011

Talison lithium sales surge 74% in Q3

Talison Lithium, which mines the battery making ingredient in Western Australia, boosted sales by 74% year-on-year in the March quarter as production rose along with prices. Output at the TSX-listed company’s Greenbushes mine hit another new...
19th April 2011

Noventa could double tantulum production to 1,3Mt

Noventa, the TSX- and Aim-listed company that owns a tantalum mine in Mozambique, could double production from the 600 000 lb/y rate planned at year end earlier than 2013, chairperson Eric Kohn said on Tuesday. “It’s all driven by market demand,”...
12th April 2011

Canada Lithium to report 'materially' smaller resource in May

Toronto-based junior Canada Lithium Corp (CLQ) said on Wednesday there will be a significant decrease in its Quebec project’s resources when it receives an independent review mid-May. CLQ at the end of February watched its share price halve after...
16th March 2011
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