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Mozambique rare earths miner lists on LSE
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The LSE has welcomed its newest resource exploration and development company, Altona Rare Earths, to its main market. Altona has raised £2-million, or $2.5-million, through an oversubscribed... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 has R560bn worth of copper in the ground, the Junior Indaba hears
9th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper company Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the JSE in April, has more than two-million tonnes of copper its 12 mines, which is worth R560-billion, the Junior Indaba heard this week.... 

Aura urges shareholders to participate in share purchase offer
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Aura Energy has reminded shareholders to participate in the company’s share purchase plan (SPP) on June 13. This follows Aura receiving firm commitments to raise A$10-million through the... 

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Presidency outlines criteria to be used before revising coal decommissioning schedule
9th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidency has moved to outline the criteria that will be used before any decision is made to delay the decommissioning of certain coal-fired power stations to take account of the prevailing... 

Hummingbird pours first gold at Kouroussa project
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has poured the first gold at its Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, ahead of schedule and budget. The mine is now expected to ramp up to nameplate production through... 

Freeport Saldanha, GIZ host green hydrogen workshop
9th June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Special economic zone (SEZ) Freeport Saldanha and development agency the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (German Agency for International Cooperation or GIZ) recently hosted... 

Namibia bans export of unprocessed critical minerals
9th June 2023 By: Reuters

Namibia has banned the export of unprocessed lithium and other critical minerals, the government announced on Thursday, as it seeks to profit from growing global demand for metals used in clean... 

Implats’ shareholding in RBPlat increases to 56.02%
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Impala Platinum (Implats) has acquired a further 0.30% of shares in Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), taking its shareholding to 56.02%. Implats has been steadily increasing its... 

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Jogmec, Hanwa consolidate shareholding, equity investments in the Waterberg JV project
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canadian miner Platinum Group Metals (PTM) says two of its joint venture (JV) partners in the Waterberg project, Japan Organisation for Metals and Energy Security (Jogmec) and Hanwa, have... 

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LBMA points out green shoots, prospects in South African gold beneficiation
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Despite the electricity supply constraints and economic and political uncertainty in South Africa, there are growing opportunities to further enhance the country’s gold beneficiation, says the... 

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Lethabo Exploration, Marula Mining, Copper 360 make headlines
9th June 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Lethabo Exploration’s off-take agreement; Marula Mining’s listing on the JSE; and Copper 360’s encouraging drilling results.   

Top South African fund bets on platinum as power cuts hit miners
8th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

A fund run by one of South Africa’s largest asset managers has altered its approach on platinum, seeing better returns from betting on the physical metal, while offloading shares in companies that... 

Kasiya test work confirms ‘near perfect’ graphite suited to battery production
8th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As dual-listed Sovereign Metals progresses with a prefeasibility study on the Kasiya project, in Malawi, the latest in graphite downstream test work at project has confirmed the superior... 

Akobo starts building processing plant at Segele, progresses refinery talks
8th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold miner Akobo Minerals has progressed with the development of its Segele project, in Ethiopia, during the first quarter of the year. Notably, the company has completed fabrication and shipping... 

Amplats hands over water projects to Thabazimbi communities
8th June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Mining group Anglo American Platinum has handed over three new water infrastructure projects to the residents of Thabazimbi, in Limpopo. As part of the company’s social and labour plan commitments... 

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Okavango Diamond Company to diversify sales channels
8th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diamond marketing company Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) will be enhancing and diversifying its sales channels and partnerships to meet the increased demand for diamonds caused by the... 

South African current-account deficit narrows more than expected
8th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s current-account shortfall narrowed more than expected in the first quarter, as the value of gold and merchandise exports increased. The deficit in the current account, the broadest... 

Southern Palladium MD Johan Odendaal
Southern Palladium highlights exploration successes
8th June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

ASX- and JSE-listed platinum-group metals (PGMs) exploration and development company Southern Palladium has completed 12 000 m of drilling on the Bengwenyama palladium/rhodium-dominated PGM... 

BlueRock follows subsidiary into administration
8th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The board of Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds, together with the business rescue practitioners (BRPs) of its subsidiary Kareevlei Mining, have decided to put BlueRock in administration, as it cannot... 

Lethabo Exploration CEO Mandy Malebe.
Woman-led Lethabo is mining iron-ore in Limpopo with offtake agreement in place
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Lethabo Exploration, which started out as an exploration company, has since transitioned into mining iron-ore, for which it has secured an offtake agreement. Lethabo, which is 100% South African... 

Vedanta Zinc International executive director and CFO Pushpender Singla.
Vedanta to anchor Cabinet-approved special economic zone in Northern Cape
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Cabinet-approved Namakwa special economic zone (SEZ) in the Northern Cape, which is currently undergoing public comment, will be anchored by Indian zinc mining and processing company Vedanta... 

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Tech skills shortage an existential threat to the global mining industry
7th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

A severe talent shortage is becoming a near existential challenge for mining companies globally, according to auditing firm PwC’s ‘Mine 2023: The era of reinvention’ report.  In a presentation on... 

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Lithium-pioneering Marula to be additionally listed on JSE, CEO tells Junior Indaba
7th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In conjunction with a proposed Aim listing in London, Marula Mining is going to have an additional listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer told the Junior... 

ERG asks Congo to lift copper unit ban, denies pollution charge
7th June 2023 By: Reuters

Eurasian Resources Group has asked authorities in Congo to reconsider a three-month ban imposed on its Boss Mining unit's copper and cobalt operations after the government accused the miner of... 

Cameroon to start building railway to disputed iron-ore project in August
7th June 2023 By: Reuters

Cameroon will begin construction in August of a railway line connecting its coast to a large iron-ore deposit straddling its border with Congo Republic, the interim mines minister said. The central... 

TFR starts repairs on iron-ore rail line following derailment
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The iron-ore corridor rail line, in the Northern Cape, that had to be closed after a derailment on June 5 has been cleared and Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has started with the necessary repairs.... 

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35% of mining CEOs feel exposed to climate-related risks
7th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

More than one-third – about 4 000 or 35% – of mining CEOs polled by PwC for its latest global mining report consider their company to be highly or extremely exposed to climate-related risks within... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa chaired a meeting of Ministers and CEOs at the Union Buildings on June 6
Top CEOs sign up to help tackle South Africa’s energy, transport and crime crises
7th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

CEOs from some of South Africa’s largest companies – including Sasol’s Fleetwood Grobler, Anglo American’s Nolitha Fakude, former Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo, Toyota South Africa’s Andrew Kirby,... 

Mark Munroe has been appointed Implats chief technical officer
Implats names new COO; Munroe appointed chief technical officer
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has appointed Patrick Morutlwa to succeed Gerhard Potgieter as COO, with effect from June 19. Potgieter is retiring after 13 years at... 

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Petra postpones majority of sixth diamond tender sales to August
7th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A slowdown in the market for rough diamonds as a result of elevated inventory in the midstream has prompted Petra Diamonds to postpone the majority of its Tender 6 rough diamond sales. Petra had... 

Reduced appetite from central banks to bring gold demand down in 2023 - Metals Focus
7th June 2023 By: Reuters

Demand for gold will drop 9% to 4 375 metric tons this year with central banks' appetite falling from last year's all-time high, consultancy Metals Focus said, adding that gold prices would be... 

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Junior miner CEO is typically ‘chief cook and bottlewasher’, diamond junior confirms
7th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Outgoing Minerals Council South Africa’s Roger Baxter told the Junior Indaba's opening day that the CEO of a junior mining company is typically a chief cook and bottlewasher – and Botswana Diamonds... 

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Perseus returns to Meyas Sand but defers FID
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Contractors and employees of gold miner Perseus Mining have returned to the Meyas Sand gold project, in Sudan, however, the miner has deferred a final investment decision (FID) on the project. In... 

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