https://www.miningweekly.com
R/€ = 16.25 Change: 0.36
R/$ = 14.52 Change: 0.29
Au 1346.40 $/oz Change: 10.88
Pt 803.24 $/oz Change: 4.20
 

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke

Simone Liedtke is a Creamer Media Senior Online Writer for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

Tel: +2711 622 3744

Email: newsdesk@engineeringnews.co.za

Zimplats reports 2% increase in third-quarter mined ore

10th May 2019 Improved fleet productivity resulted in a 2% quarter-on-quarter increase in ore mined by platinum group metals miner Zimplats in its third fiscal quarter, ended March 31. Tonnes milled, however, decreased by 2%, in line with a 2% decrease in the number of operating days from 92 days in the... 

Sylvania delivers ‘significantly better’ third quarter, despite challenges

10th May 2019 After a challenging second fiscal quarter, Aim-listed Sylvania Platinum’s Sylvania Dump Operations performed “significantly better” and delivered 16 256 oz of platinum group metals (PGMs) – a 9% quarter-on-quarter increase – in the quarter ended March 31. The increased production was owing to a... 

Implats maintains 2019 guidance, despite challenging third quarter

10th May 2019 Against a backdrop of challenges in the third quarter, ended March 31, for platinum miner Impala Platinum, the miner has maintained its market guidance for the full-year. The full‐year refined production for Implats is estimated at between 1.5-million and 1.6-million platinum ounces and, given... 

Buffalo Coal identifies several opportunities for 2019

10th May 2019 Demand for anthracite, which is at the core of coal miner and supplier Buffalo Coal’s production, remains positive, while pricing remains strong, the company said this week. The TSX-V- and AltX-listed company noted in a statement published on Thursday that production of its bituminous coal... 

Buffalo Coal narrows 2018 headline loss to 17c per share

10th May 2019 Coal miner and supplier Buffalo Coal has narrowed its headline loss a share for 2018 to 17c, compared with the headline loss a share of 31c in the prior financial year. Its headline loss for the period decreased to R70.7-million, from R124.1-million in 2017. 

South Africa’s mining production beats expectations

9th May 2019 Even though mining production continued to contract in March, dropping by 1.1% year-on-year, the March performance is considerably better than the 7% contraction that economists forecast. The production decline softened unexpectedly against February’s 8.1% year-on-year plunge, revised upwards... 

Jubilee to maintain growth momentum with PlatCro coming into production

9th May 2019 AltX- and Aim-listed Jubilee Metals on Thursday reported that the strong performance of the first quarter is expected to be maintained in the second quarter, as the PlatCro platinum group metals (PGMs) project is being brought into production at a targeted processing rate of 60 000 t/m. The... 

PGMs operations offset strike-induced gold losses at Sibanye-Stillwater

9th May 2019 The first quarter of 2019 marked an important period for JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater, with the group having successfully navigated operational and financial challenges, including a five-month strike at its South African gold operations. The impact of the Association of Mineworkers... 

Acacia gold production rebounds at start of second quarter

9th May 2019 London-listed Acacia Mining on Thursday reported a rebound in its production performance at the start of the second quarter, with the Tanzania-focused gold miner having produced 47 805 oz in April, which is 37% higher than the monthly average during the first quarter ended March. The improvement... 

Phoenix to fast-track openpit development at Idaho-based mine

7th May 2019 The measured and indicated resource of base and precious metals exploration and development company Phoenix Global Mining’s Empire mine, in the US, has increased by 45.6% to 15.27-million tonnes, the company reported on Tuesday. The increase was based on work completed over the last year, which... 

About

Mining Weekly is a product of Creamer Media.
www.creamermedia.co.za

Other Creamer Media Products include:
Engineering News
Research Channel Africa
Polity

Read more

Subscriptions

We offer a variety of subscriptions to our Magazine, Website, PDF Reports and our photo library.

Subscriptions are available via the Creamer Media Store.

View store

Advertise

Advertising on MiningWeekly.com is an effective way to build and consolidate a company's profile among clients and prospective clients. Email advertising@creamermedia.co.za

View options
Free daily email newsletter Register Now
Close