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Pensana lauds Angola’s performance in this year’s Fraser Institute rankings
27th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana commends the government of Angola for instilling attractive policies and growing interest in the country’s exploration potential. This comes as the country recorded an... 

Five killed after informal gold mine collapses in northern Kenya
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

At least five people were killed and several others were missing after an informal gold mine collapsed in northern Kenya, officials and local media said. The bodies of five miners have been... 

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Uncertainty over coal jobs ahead of South Africa elections
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

Growing up surrounded by the towering smokestacks of coal-fired power stations, 22-year-old Siya Mokoena's life is inextricably linked to the coal industry that dominates his hometown of Emalahleni... 

Anglo's South African corporate head office
BlackRock encouraged Anglo to extend talks with BHP, source says
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American was encouraged by key shareholders including BlackRock to continue engaging in talks with BHP Group over its proposed 38.6-billion pound ($49.18-billion) mining merger, a person... 

Vorster becomes Lindian CEO
27th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Resources industry executive Alwyn Vorster has been appointed CEO of ASX-listed, Africa-focused rare earths company Lindian Resources. Vorster, who was previously CEO of Hastings Technology Metals... 

Lack of funding remains a big concern for coal juniors
24th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid challenging market conditions, junior coal miners in Africa face challenges in securing funding, with about 70% experiencing constraints in exploration and production owing to insufficient... 

Social elements of ESG in mining more complex, but an established part of mining's legacy
24th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

While there are increasingly complex regulatory requirements governing the social obligations of mines, regulations are only catching up to what some mining companies are doing to benefit mine... 

COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 

Pan African Resources' Mogale operation
Pan African announces capital reduction to recover overpaid distributions
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources will host a general meeting in London on June 10 to discuss a proposed capital reduction programme. Additionally, the company expects a court hearing to... 

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Graphite market challenges made 2023 tough for Syrah but the future looks promising
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Unforeseen graphite market developments in 2023 cast a shadow on ASX-listed Syrah’s Balama graphite project’s sales and production momentum, while highlighting the company’s strategic position in... 

Zhaojin moves ahead with compulsory acquisition of remaining Tietto shares
24th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Tietto Minerals has reported that the off-market takeover offer made by Zhaojin Capital for all of the issued shares in Tietto that Zhaojin does not already own, closed at 19:00, Sydney... 

MC Mining acknowledges Goldway’s plans to buy all outstanding shares
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-, JSE- and Aim-listed MC Mining has acknowledged the announcement made on May 22 by investment firm Goldway Capital Investment regarding an offer to compulsorily buy out certain ordinary shares... 

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Municipalities, mines share the risk of tailings failures – SRK
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Municipalities share the risk of tailings dam failure with mines, consulting firm SRK Consulting has pointed out, noting that the latest global standards reiterate how municipalities must play an... 

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Emmerson pleased with innovative processing method to be used at Morocco project
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed potash development company Emmerson’s main priority at this time is obtaining environmental approval for the Khemisset project, in Morocco. The company advises that a scoping study... 

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Manganese mining, local processing and green hydrogen make headlines
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the importance of South Africa locally processing its manganese ore, discusses private investment company Menar's plans to grow its manganese mining and... 

Large Anglo shareholders are backing miner’s stance on BHP talks
Large Anglo shareholders are backing miner’s stance on BHP talks
24th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Several of Anglo American’s big shareholders have said they support the company’s efforts to persuade BHP Group to change the structure of its takeover proposal or compensate for the risks it... 

Lexington confirms gold mineralisation extends beyond historical drill sites at Bothaville
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Lexington Gold has completed 2 355 m of drilling at the Bothaville project, in South Africa’s Free State province, which proves the concept of A-Reef channels occurring on the site.... 

AngloGold inks Tanzania farm-in deal with EcoGraf
23rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has signed a $9-million, five-year farm-in agreement with ASX-listed junior EcoGraf for the exploration of gold at the Golden Eagle project, in Tanzania.... 

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Madison begins drilling at Namibian uranium project
23rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Toronto-based Madison Metals has started its maiden 2024 drill programme at the Khan project at Madison West in Namibia’s Erongo uranium province.  In April, the company announced that it had... 

Hugo Pienaar.
Green hydrogen must be allowed to decarbonise optimally, Junior Indaba hears
23rd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen must be made cheap enough to decarbonise optimally at a time when the delay in emission reduction needs to be reversed if the world is to hit net zero by 2050. A range of factors... 

Speakers who participated in a Mine Water webinar hosted by Creamer Media.
Speakers highlight focus areas to tackle mine water challenges
23rd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges; however, it is imperative that these efforts are bolstered and improved upon, through aligning research with... 

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PGM prices impact on Tharisa’s first-half profit, but market fundamentals are ‘solid’
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed platinum group metals (PGM) and chrome producer Tharisa has reported a 20% year-on-year decrease in net profit after tax, at $38.8-million, for the six months ended March 31, compared... 

Zimbabwe state miner says lithium assets attract investors
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s state-owned miner Kuvimba Resources said its lithium assets are attracting potential investors from both China and other countries. Kuvimba has identified a lithium ore resource of 38... 

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Petra signs PPAs to procure wheeled renewable energy for Cullinan, Finsch
23rd May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer Petra Diamonds has entered into long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the procurement of wheeled renewable energy for its Cullinan and Finsch diamond mines from licenced... 

Botswana Diamonds chairperson John Teeling
Botswana Diamonds expands its land holdings in the Kalahari
23rd May 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Diamond exploration company Botswana Diamonds has been granted four prospecting licences – covering just under 2 332 km2 – in the Kalahari of Botswana. The prospecting licences are in the same... 

Rough diamonds sold by De Beers
De Beers reports lower fourth-cycle rough diamond sales
23rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner De Beers sold $380-million worth of rough diamonds during its fourth sales cycle of this year, compared with the $446-million of diamonds sold during the third sales cycle of this... 

Graham Kerr says South32 is open to increasing its exposure in Southern Africa.
South32's CEO says open to buying joint Anglo manganese assets
23rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Australian diversified miner South32 is open to buying Anglo American's share of two manganese operations the companies jointly own, should they come for sale at the right price, CEO Graham Kerr... 

BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP has a week to convince Anglo its South African plan can work
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group just won an extra week to convince Anglo American on its $49-billion takeover plan. But the world’s biggest miner still must resolve the deal’s most intractable obstacle: What to do about... 

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Junior coal miners bemoan logistics as single-biggest challenge to their survival
22nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Logistics inefficiencies in South Africa are the single-biggest reason why junior mining companies are likely to fail, said midtier coal producer Ndalamo Resources. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 

Harmony employee dies in blasting incident at its Phakisa mine
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

An employee was killed in a blasting incident at Harmony Gold Mining's Phakisa mine on Tuesday afternoon. All blasting operations have been temporarily suspended. The relevant authorities have been... 

From left, Kudakwashe Maramba, George Roach, Ntsiki Adonisi, Louis Nel, Jaco Prinsloo, Bernard Swanepoel.
Huge manganese value-add opportunity reiterated at Junior Indaba
22nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The huge opportunity that South Africa has to add value to its rich endowment of manganese through local processing was reiterated during the second day of Wednesday’s Junior Indaba. “Specific to... 

Anglo American chairperson Stuart Chambers
Anglo shoots down BHP’s third attempt, agrees to one-week extension
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The world’s top diversified miner BHP has made a third unsolicited conditional takeover proposal for smaller rival Anglo American on Wednesday, only hours before its initial deadline for a firm... 

Hydrogen Council CEO Ivana Jemelkova
Hydrogen Council appoints CEO
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global CEO-led initiative the Hydrogen Council has appointed Ivana Jemelkova as CEO, following an extensive, international search. Jemelkova is a recognised leader in energy and sustainability,... 

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