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TPT expects to invest just over R8-billion over the next five years
South African port operator pursuing R8bn OEM strategy in bid to bolster equipment performance
24th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is optimistic that its emerging strategy of entering into long-term agreements with original-equipment manufacturers (OEMs) for the supply and life-cycle maintenance... 

Jubilee expects to meet or exceed full-year PGMs, chrome guidance
24th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Metals processing company Jubilee Metals is expected to meet and possibly exceed its full-year guidance for both platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome following strong production results at its... 

Dr Andy Robertson
SRK Global, RGC announce passing of founder Dr Andy Robertson
24th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining industry geotechnical and environmental engineering services company Robertson GeoConsultants (RGC) and engineering consultancy SRK Global have announced the passing of the companies'... 

South32 CEO Graham Kerr
South32 revises full-year zinc, nickel, coal guidance downward
24th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global diversified miner South32 has reported a mixed performance for the nine months ended March 31, with some of its commodities’ yearly guidance having been revised downward. Notably, the Mozal... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa seeks to offer just energy transition assurances despite coal-extension proposal
24th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

President Cyril Ramaphosa has denied that the current process of re-examining the timeframes for the closure of coal power stations represents a reversal of the country’s position on the just... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore CEO’s first big move: Chasing mining's toughest prize
24th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Glencore's attempt to seal mining’s biggest deal in a decade has thrust new CEO Gary Nagle into center stage. Little known outside Glencore before taking the job nearly two years ago, the energetic... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chairperson Dr Vincent Maphai and CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye-Stillwater’s integrated report highlights green metals spread
24th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sibanye-Stillwater Integrated Report 2022 published today highlights the company’s clinching of minerals resources and reserves in the critical metals arena while maintaining minerals positions in... 

Jan Nelson, Shirley Hayes and Sam Mokorosi.
Small end of JSE receives big boost with listing of ambitious Copper 360
21st April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The small end of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) received a big boost on Friday with the listing of Copper 360, which has an ambition to be Africa’s next big copper play. The alluring deep... 

Unions confirm they rejected Eskom’s 3.75% wage offer
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As the latest round of Eskom wage negotiations is under way until the end of May, trade unions the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and... 

Green Connection mulls appeal of TotalEnergies’ approval to drill on southwest coast
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Nonprofit organisation The Green Connection has described the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE’s) decision to grant TotalEnergies Exploration and Production South Africa... 

Bakubung processing plant runs into delays
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Production at the Bakubung Platinum Mine (BPM) has been delayed, but is expected to begin as soon as possible after the commissioning process of the BPM processing plant has been completed. In... 

Geodrill secures contract for 10 000 m of drilling at Aton’s Egypt concession
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Aton Resources has signed a contract with TSX-listed exploration drilling company Geodrill to undertake a 10 000 m programme of reverse circulation (RC) percussion drilling at the Abu... 

Buffalo completes going private transaction
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V- and AltX-listed Buffalo Coal has completed the going private transaction approved by the company’s shareholders at a special meeting held on April 17. The common shares of the company will... 

Arc, Anglo deal shows Zambian govt reform is meaningful – SP Angel
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Capital market solutions company SP Angel says the agreement signed between London-listed Arc Minerals and diversified miner Anglo American on April 20 marks a return and restoration of relations... 

GoviEx to raise funds in private placement
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mineral resource company GoviEx Uranium has entered into an agreement with Eight Capital and Sprott Capital Partners, as lead underwriters and joint bookrunners, in connection with a bought deal... 

SMD pink fancy 108.39 ct diamond
Namakwa subsidiary recovers 108 ct fancy pink diamond in Lesotho
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Namakwa Diamonds’ subsidiary Storm Mountain Diamonds (SMD), which it co-owns with the Lesotho government, has recovered a 108.39 ct fancy pink diamond from the Kao mine, in Lesotho. SMD says this... 

Advanced technologies enhance mining safety protocols
21st April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The mining industry has significantly enhanced its safety protocols and advanced technologies are available with customised safety measures, data and analytics company GlobalData said in its... 

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Raising capital, Anglo American, SAIC make headlines
21st April 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses South Africa's need to raise capital at the small end of the stock exchange;  the first wave of Anglo American’s renewable energy projects; and the... 

The Komati coal-fired power station and solar panels
Pendulum swing from coal to renewables will spell disaster – NSBE
21st April 2023 By: Darren Parker

A “pendulum swing” from coal to renewable energy will not guarantee baseload grid stability in the foreseeable future, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) president Mdu Mlaba has said.   “It... 

Copper industry warns of looming supply gap without more mines
Copper industry warns of looming supply gap without more mines
21st April 2023 By: Reuters

The world's appetite for copper to build most electronic devices will exceed supply over the next decade and imperil climate targets unless dozens of new mines are built, executives and analysts... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore off to a slower start, but maintains full-year output guidance
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although global diversified miner Glencore has reported lower production of most of its commodities for the first quarter of the year, compared with the first quarter of last year, it remains on... 

UAE fund makes unsolicited proposal for Asante Gold
21st April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Ghana-focused Asante Gold said on Thursday that it had received an unsolicited, nonbinding and conditional expression of interest from Fujairah Holding, expressing an interest in acquiring the gold... 

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BHP posts record nine-month iron-ore output
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has reported a mixed bag of results for the nine months ending March and has adjusted the production outlook for a number of its commodities. “Our Western Australian iron-ore... 

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Collapse in rail service has increased road freight volumes and risks
21st April 2023 By: Donna Slater

A spate of attention-grabbing road safety incidents involving trucks has sparked debate about the state of land transport in South Africa and brought the safety of trucks and their operators into... 

Wind turbines, solar panels and transmission infrastructure
World Bank proposes financing framework for developing countries' energy transitions
20th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

International finance institution the World Bank has proposed a new framework to help develop a comprehensive financing approach for the energy transition. This comes as developing countries... 

The Presidential Climate Commission met in in Johannesburg on April 19
PCC underlines support for electricity reforms as govt mulls coal life extensions
20th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Amid a likely proposal that Eskom be allowed to extend the life of certain coal power stations beyond the decommissioning dates outlined in the Integrated Resource Plan, the Presidential Climate... 

Copper slips on interest rate, Chinese demand jitters
20th April 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices fell on Thursday on uncertainty over further U.S. rate hikes and a sluggish recovery of demand in China, while zinc hit a five-month low after a ramp-up in inventories. Three-month... 

Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 

Ramaphosa affirms climate goal amid coal push
20th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to meet the nation’s net-zero carbon emission target despite a push to keep coal-fired power plants open. Ramaphosa met with the Presidential Climate... 

Paladin on track at Langer Heinrich
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Work to restart production at the Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, is on track and within budget, ASX-listed Paladin Resources said on Thursday. In its quarterly report for the three... 

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Rio posts solid first quarter
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has set a new first quarter record in iron-ore shipments during the three months to March. The miner on Thursday reported that iron-ore shipments from the Pilbara... 

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Green hydrogen economy in South Africa growing from small projects
19th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

While South Africa and the world are in the nascent stages of using sustainably produced, or green, hydrogen as an energy carrier, there are many projects across the emerging value chain... 

Lifezone Metals launches offtake marketing process for Tanzania project
19th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Metals company Lifezone Metals has started an offtake marketing process with respect to its nickel, copper and cobalt from the Kabanga nickel project, in Tanzania, which the company believes... 

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