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The Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project involves the recovery of rare earths from gypsum and waste dumps.
The Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project involves the recovery of rare earths from gypsum and waste dumps.
Likely lifespan boost for critical rare earths project in South Africa’s Limpopo province
Updated 4 hours ago By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s rare earths project in Limpopo has received a distinctly possible lifespan boost to more than 16 years following an updated bulk density calculation, which has enlarged the likely Phalaborwa resource tonnage to 35.1-million tonnes,... 


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Tertiary signs JV agreement to form new Zambian copper exploration company
Updated 19 minutes ago By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals has signed a new joint venture (JV) agreement with local partner Mwashia Resources that will consolidate ownership of the Jacks, Mukai and Mushima North copper... 


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Oriole confirms high-grade mineralisation at Mbe from partner’s soil sampling
Updated 23 minutes ago By: Marleny Arnoldi

Sub-Saharan African miner BCM International Group has uncovered gold mineralisation grading 256 g/t from outcrop sampling and 25.1 g/t gold from pit sampling over a 3-km-long target on the Mbe gold... 


Sovereign commissions sustainable farming initiative in Malawi
Updated 31 minutes ago By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and Aim-listed titanium and graphite miner Sovereign Metals has commissioned a conservation farming programme, in Malawi, as part of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) obligation... 


Lithium Universe secures industrial land for Quebec refinery
Updated 1 hour 8 minutes ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-listed Lithium Universe on Monday announced the execution of an option agreement to purchase a commercial property in the Becancour Waterfront Industrial Park (BWIP) for its planned 16... 


India considers export tax on low-grade iron ore, sources say
Updated 1 hour 36 minutes ago By: Reuters

India is considering an export tax on low-grade iron-ore after small steel producers urged the government to curb its overseas sales, two sources directly involved in the matter said. China... 


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Cobalt Blue considers downscaling Broken Hill project
Updated 1 hour 49 minutes ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia’s Cobalt Blue has initiated a strategic review of its Broken Hill Cobalt Project (BHCP) in New South Wales, contemplating the viability of a scaled-down operation amid challenging cobalt... 


MIND ID to acquire 14% stake in Vale Indonesia from foreign investors
Updated 2 hours 37 minutes ago By: Reuters

Indonesia's mining industry holding company, MIND ID, agreed on Monday to acquire a 14% stake in Vale Indonesia from Vale Canada and Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining, to become the top shareholder at... 


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Vale sees no sign of environmental breach at suspended mines
Updated 4 hours ago By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale does not see signs of environmental or social breach at two of its mines whose operating licenses were suspended this week, Vale Base Metals chair Mark Cutifani said on... 


Hudbay guides higher copper, lower gold output for 2024
Updated 4 hours ago By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals has had a strong end to 2023, with higher copper production, record gold production and record financial performance in the final quarter. This strong... 


Western Copper appoints new CEO
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Western Copper and Gold, which is developing the Casino project in the Yukon Territory, has appointed Sandeep Singh as CEO with immediate effect. Singh will work closely with Paul West-Sells, who... 


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Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
Updated 5 hours ago By: Mariaan Webb

In anticipation of continued strength in uranium markets, US-based Energy Fuels is preparing two more mines in Colorado and Wyoming for production and is readying for exploration drilling to... 


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AngloGold moves forward with studies for Nevada starter project
Updated 6 hours ago By: Mariaan Webb

The board of multinational miner AngloGold Ashanti has given the green light for the North Bullfrog project’s feasibility study to progress into detailed engineering. This represents a crucial... 


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WTO seeks modest outcomes in Abu Dhabi at 'critical juncture' for global trade
Updated 6 hours ago By: Reuters

Trade ministers from nearly every country in the world gathered in Abu Dhabi on Monday for a World Trade Organization meeting that aims to set new global commerce rules, but even its ambitious... 


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Billionaire Forrest backs carbon levy on Australia fossil fuels
Updated 7 hours ago By: Bloomberg

Australia should impose a proposed carbon levy on fossil fuel producers to accelerate efforts to meet climate targets, according to billionaire mining-to-clean energy tycoon Andrew Forrest. “It’s... 


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Sasol reports 34% decline in half-year profit
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Sasol reported on Monday a decline of 34% in half-year profit, mainly due to weaker oil and petrochemical prices as well as higher costs. Sasol, the world's biggest producer of fuels and chemicals... 


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Magazine round up | 23 February 2024
Magazine round up | 23 February 2024

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

CURRENCY CRUNCH: Zimbabwe may back its currency with gold to end exchange-rate instability, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube announced earlier this month. “In order to manage growth of liquidity, we may link the exchange rate to a hard asset such as gold,” Ncube said in an online press briefing a week after President Emmerson Mnangagwa signalled that a revamp of the world’s worst-performing currency was under consideration. At the time of the announcement, the Zimbabwe dollar had slumped almost 50% against the US dollar this year after plunging 90% in 2023.
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Zimbabwe may back its currency with gold to end exchange-rate instability, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube announced earlier this month. “In order to manage growth of liquidity, we may link the... 

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Junior mining fund is a start, but should not be seen as the end game

The Junior Mining Exploration Fund just launched by the Industrial Development Corporation and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is a start but must not end up as the finish.... 

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Crunch time

The consequences of policy failure in electricity are so obvious there is no need to ventilate them again. Not so for gas, however, given that they are only visible to those manufacturers that have... 

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Jurie Wessels, founder and executive chairperson of Vanadium Resources
Jurie Wessels

This week we profile Jurie Wessels, founder and executive chairperson of Vanadium Resources, which is developing the Steelpoortdrift mine and concentrator and the Tweefontein salt roast leach plant 

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HANGING ON

HANGING ON: There was a near audible sigh of relief when ArcelorMittal South Africa announced a six-month deferral to its plan to close its loss-making long-products business. While the group sees... 

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