Mining Weekly | Africa https://www.miningweekly.com/page/africa Thu, 23 May 2019 05:18:07 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment - Barrick CEO https://www.miningweekly.com/article/gold-miners-must-focus-on-returns-mergers-to-attract-investment---barrick-ceo-2019-05-22 Reuters GOLD Wed, 22 May 2019 20:16:00 +0200 520592 1558549139 1558548960 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800530_resized_markbristowbloomberg.jpg Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow 511 287 Industrialisation to help South Africa’s mining cluster compete globally https://www.miningweekly.com/article/industrialisation-to-help-south-africas-mining-cluster-compete-globally-2019-05-22 Simone Liedtke MINING SUPPLY CHAIN Wed, 22 May 2019 16:41:00 +0200 520585 1558536914 1558536060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800517_resized_pauljourdan1022.jpg Independent consultant Dr Paul Jourdan 511 287 Minerals Council welcomes safety improvements, but warns of continuing policy concerns https://www.miningweekly.com/article/improvements-in-safety-policy-but-challenges-remain-minerals-council-2019-05-22 Nadine James MINERALS COUNCIL Wed, 22 May 2019 16:29:00 +0200 520584 1558537068 1558535340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800511_resized_mxolisimgojo1022.jpg Minerals Council chairperson Mxolisi Mgojo 511 287 Mining fatalities among ICMM member companies decrease again https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-fatalities-among-icmm-member-companies-decrease-again-2019-05-22 Marleny Arnoldi HEALTH & SAFETY Wed, 22 May 2019 16:26:00 +0200 520583 1558536241 1558535160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800508_resized_safetyhardhatshelmets1022bloomberg.jpeg 511 287 Mining sector facing similar ‘bullying tactics’ to that hindering construction https://www.miningweekly.com/article/mining-sector-facing-similar-bullying-tactics-to-that-hindering-construction-2019-05-22 Nadine James MINING CHALLENGES Wed, 22 May 2019 16:03:00 +0200 520572 1558537489 1558533780 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800499_resized_rogerbaxter1022.jpg Minerals Council CEO Roger Baxter 511 287 Nersa to host workshop to clarify licensing process for small-scale power plants https://www.miningweekly.com/article/nersa-to-host-workshop-to-clarify-licensing-process-for-small-scale-power-plants-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 15:55:00 +0200 520571 1558534425 1558533300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800496_resized_blackriversolarpark21022.jpg 511 287 AfriTin secures £4.7m to bring Uis Phase 1 into production https://www.miningweekly.com/article/afritin-secures-47m-to-bring-uis-phase-1-into-production-2019-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia TIN Wed, 22 May 2019 14:33:00 +0200 520551 1558528469 1558528380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Minerals Council welcomes Merafe Resources CEO as VP https://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-council-welcomes-merafe-resources-ceo-as-vp-2019-05-22 Nadine James MINERALS COUNCIL Wed, 22 May 2019 14:33:00 +0200 520552 1558533350 1558528380 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800452_resized_mineralscouncilagm0519dylan1022.jpg Andile Sangqu, Roger Baxter, Mxolisi Mgojo, Neal Froneman and Steve Phiri 511 287 Zimbabwe mine output subdued in first quarter as dollar crunch bites https://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-mine-output-subdued-in-first-quarter-as-dollar-crunch-bites-2019-05-22 Reuters GOLD Wed, 22 May 2019 14:11:00 +0200 520544 1558527638 1558527060 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Vanggatfontein to ramp up to full output two weeks ahead of schedule https://www.miningweekly.com/article/vanggatfontein-to-ramp-up-to-full-output-two-weeks-ahead-of-schedule-2019-05-22 Tasneem Bulbulia COAL Wed, 22 May 2019 11:36:00 +0200 520517 1558517955 1558517760 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Eskom keeps investors in the dark as debt speculation mounts https://www.miningweekly.com/article/eskom-keeps-investors-in-the-dark-as-debt-speculation-mounts-2019-05-22 Bloomberg ELECTRICITY Wed, 22 May 2019 11:26:00 +0200 520512 1558530126 1558517160 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 LSE says, hello, Africa! Come list with us https://www.miningweekly.com/article/lse-says-hello-africa-come-list-with-us-2019-05-22 Bloomberg STOCK EXCHANGE LISTINGS Wed, 22 May 2019 11:23:00 +0200 520511 1558519915 1558516980 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 BHP keen on more copper, nickel sulphide and oil https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bhp-keen-on-more-copper-nickel-sulphide-and-oil-2019-05-22 Esmarie Iannucci DIVERSIFIED MINER Wed, 22 May 2019 10:30:00 +0200 520499 1558518784 1558513800 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800331_resized_bhplogo1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 Minerals Council, fuel cell cost, Zim beneficiation make headlines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/minerals-council-fuel-cell-cost-zim-beneficiation-make-headlines-2019-05-22 Creamer Media Reporter Africa Wed, 22 May 2019 09:37:00 +0200 520489 1558521035 1558510620 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800319_resized_1022x575secondtakemw1022x575.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/78437_2019-05-22_secondtake_cg_-_2.mp461337324Minerals Council, fuel cell cost, Zim beneficiation make headlines Minerals Council, fuel cell cost, Zim beneficiation make headlines Tanzania says to start cancelling inactive mining licences https://www.miningweekly.com/article/tanzania-says-to-start-cancelling-inactive-mining-licences-2019-05-22 Reuters LEGISLATIVE ENVIRONMENT Wed, 22 May 2019 09:01:00 +0200 520482 1558515114 1558508460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Sasol to accelerate $2bn asset disposal plan as capex on US project leaps by another $1.3bn https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sasol-to-accelerate-2bn-asset-disposal-programme-as-capex-on-us-project-leaps-yet-again-2019-05-22 Terence Creamer SASOL Wed, 22 May 2019 08:45:00 +0200 520475 1558530078 1558507500 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800277_resized_bonganinqwababastephencornell110220817duane.jpg Joint presidents and CEOs Bongani Nqwababa and Stephen Cornell 511 287 Gordhan says mining firms must reverse job cuts https://www.miningweekly.com/article/gordhan-says-mining-firms-must-reverse-job-cuts-2019-05-22 Bloomberg JOBS Wed, 22 May 2019 08:29:00 +0200 520474 1558507383 1558506540 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Vedanta seeks urgent meeting over its besieged Zambian unit https://www.miningweekly.com/article/vedanta-seeks-urgent-meeting-over-its-besieged-zambian-unit-2019-05-22 Bloomberg COPPER Wed, 22 May 2019 08:25:00 +0200 520472 1558507475 1558506300 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Barrick bids for rest of Acacia as Tanzania refuses direct settlement https://www.miningweekly.com/article/barrick-bids-for-rest-of-acacia-as-tanzania-refuses-direct-settlement-2019-05-22 Mariaan Webb CORPORATE ACTIVITY Wed, 22 May 2019 02:46:00 +0200 520465 1558536919 1558485960 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800262_resized_acaciagoldbloomberg112018.jpg 511 288 Minister publishes amendments to financial provisioning regulations for mine closure https://www.miningweekly.com/article/minister-publishes-amendments-to-financial-provisioning-regulations-for-mine-closure-2019-05-21 Nadine James ENVIRONMENT Tue, 21 May 2019 16:31:00 +0200 520461 1558451690 1558449060 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800256_resized_congomine1022bloomberg.jpg 511 287 BBBEE Commission says most broad-based schemes failing ‘ownership test’ https://www.miningweekly.com/article/bbbee-commission-says-most-broad-based-schemes-failing-ownership-test-2019-05-21 Terence Creamer BLACK EMPOWERMENT Tue, 21 May 2019 16:30:00 +0200 520460 1558450465 1558449000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800253_resized_beebusinessconfidenceeconomic210220915duane.jpg 511 287 Zambian court appoints provisional liquidator of Vedanta's KCM https://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambian-court-appoints-provisional-liquidator-of-vedantas-konkola-copper-mines-2019-05-21 Reuters COPPER Tue, 21 May 2019 12:58:00 +0200 520440 1558450272 1558436280 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800193_resized_copper1022reuters.jpg 511 287 Oriole sets its sights on a bigger footprint in Cameroon https://www.miningweekly.com/article/oriole-sets-its-sights-on-a-bigger-footprint-in-cameroon-2019-05-21 Creamer Media Reporter EXPLORATION Tue, 21 May 2019 12:32:00 +0200 520437 1558442442 1558434720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Amani takes an option on DRC project https://www.miningweekly.com/article/amani-takes-an-option-on-drc-project-2019-05-21 Esmarie Iannucci GOLD Tue, 21 May 2019 10:45:00 +0200 520397 1558429444 1558428300 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 Oil climbs as Opec signal on output curbs overshadows trade risk https://www.miningweekly.com/article/oil-climbs-as-opec-signal-on-output-curbs-overshadows-trade-risk-2019-05-21 Bloomberg OIL & GAS Tue, 21 May 2019 10:19:00 +0200 520393 1558427902 1558426740 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 De Beers records lower sales amid macroeconomic uncertainty https://www.miningweekly.com/article/de-beers-records-lower-sales-amid-macroeconomic-uncertainty-2019-05-21 Creamer Media Reporter DIAMONDS Tue, 21 May 2019 09:55:00 +0200 520386 1558425362 1558425300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zimbabwe got loan from Afreximbank using platinum collateral https://www.miningweekly.com/article/zimbabwe-got-loan-from-afreximbank-using-platinum-collateral-2019-05-21 Bloomberg ECONOMY Tue, 21 May 2019 09:19:00 +0200 520372 1558424251 1558423140 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Lonmin plans to cut 4 100 workers as it closes platinum mines https://www.miningweekly.com/article/lonmin-plans-to-cut-4-100-workers-as-it-closes-platinum-mines-2019-05-21 Bloomberg PLATINUM Tue, 21 May 2019 09:17:00 +0200 520370 1558423157 1558423020 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Katoro identifies additional target at Haneti https://www.miningweekly.com/article/katoro-identifies-additional-target-at-haneti-2019-05-20 Simone Liedtke NICKEL / GOLD Mon, 20 May 2019 16:38:00 +0200 520351 1558363160 1558363080 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Sibanye keeps option to increase Lonmin offer against rival bid https://www.miningweekly.com/article/sibanye-keeps-option-to-increase-lonmin-offer-against-rival-bid-2019-05-20 Bloomberg CORPORATE ACTIVITY Mon, 20 May 2019 16:33:00 +0200 520350 1558363678 1558362780 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 ABM starts exploration at Cameroon cobalt/nickel project https://www.miningweekly.com/article/abm-starts-exploration-at-cameroon-cobaltnickel-project-2019-05-20 Simone Liedtke BATTERY METALS Mon, 20 May 2019 16:22:00 +0200 520348 1558363823 1558362120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Buoyed by mining recovery, Barloworld looks to Mongolia for growth https://www.miningweekly.com/article/buoyed-by-mining-recovery-barloworld-looks-to-mongolia-for-growth-2019-05-20 Irma Venter EQUIPMENT & LOGISTICS Mon, 20 May 2019 15:19:00 +0200 520338 1558360303 1558358340 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799967_resized_caterpillartrucksbarloworld1022.jpg 511 287 AfriTin completes drilling on first 20 holes at Uis mine https://www.miningweekly.com/article/afritin-completes-drilling-on-first-20-holes-at-uis-mine-2019-05-20 Simone Liedtke TIN Mon, 20 May 2019 15:17:00 +0200 520337 1558358373 1558358220 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Researchers see manganese helping fuel cells down cost curve https://www.miningweekly.com/article/researchers-see-manganese-helping-fuel-cells-down-cost-curve-2019-05-20 Martin Creamer PLATINUM Mon, 20 May 2019 12:41:00 +0200 520308 1558422003 1558348860 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000800046_resized_fuelcellhydrogen1022.jpg Hydrogen fuel cell cars use hydrogen and oxygen to generate electricity with the help of platinum. 511 287 Gemfields reports signs of recovery in emerald sector https://www.miningweekly.com/article/gemfields-reports-signs-of-recovery-in-emerald-sector-2019-05-20 Tasneem Bulbulia EMERALDS Mon, 20 May 2019 12:22:00 +0200 520307 1558362642 1558347720 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4m over alleged pollution https://www.miningweekly.com/article/tanzania-fines-acacia-mining-24m-over-alleged-pollution-2019-05-20 Reuters GOLD Mon, 20 May 2019 11:11:00 +0200 520292 1558343575 1558343460 99999999999 Reuters 0 0 Zambia files 'notification' of plans to take over Vedanta assets https://www.miningweekly.com/article/zambia-files-notification-of-plans-to-take-over-vedanta-assets-2019-05-20 Bloomberg COPPER Mon, 20 May 2019 11:08:00 +0200 520291 1558346875 1558343280 99999999999 Bloomberg 0 0 Amplats dismisses half of Mototolo’s underground employees amid unprotected strike https://www.miningweekly.com/article/amplats-dismisses-half-of-mototolos-underground-employees-amid-unprotected-strike-2019-05-20 Simone Liedtke PLATINUM Mon, 20 May 2019 11:04:00 +0200 520280 1558363851 1558343040 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000799862_resized_chrisgriffith10171022duane.jpg Amplats CE Chris Griffith 511 287