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Transnet needs ‘the right, permanent management, quickly’ – Havenga
29th January 2024 By: Irma Venter

State-owned rail and port operator Transnet could, potentially, show significant improvement this year compared with last year’s dismal performance, says transport economist and macrologistics... 


West African reports fatality at Burkina Faso gold project
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed West African Resources said on Monday that a contractor had died while working at its Kiaka gold project, in Burkina Faso. No other persons were injured in the accident, the company... 


Polished emeralds and rubies produced by Gemfields
Gemfields achieved its second-highest auction revenues ever in 2023
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gemstone miner Gemfields reports that auction revenues and pricing for both emeralds and rubies remain strong, with the company having earned auction revenues of $242-million in 2023 – the... 


IonicRE to raise $2m for demonstration plants, working capital
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths has received firm commitments to raise about $2-million by way of a share placement to provide working capital and to advance demonstration plant activities at both the... 


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Logistics, energy challenges remain for Mining Indaba host South Africa
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining Indaba to open with SA mining industry hit hard by rail inefficiencies The yearly African Mining Indaba will start on February 5 against the backdrop of the local mining industry facing... 


Tantalex produces tin and tantalum from DRC plant
29th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered Tantalex Lithium has produced its first batch of tin and tantalum concentrates from its Titan plant, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The first batch of 10 t of... 


Copper cathode produced in the DRC
Chinese companies to invest up to $7bn in Congo mining infrastructure
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Chinese construction companies will invest up to $7-billion in infrastructure projects as part of an agreement over their Sicomines copper and cobalt joint venture in the Democratic Republic of... 


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GoviEx assures shareholders it is unaffected by Niger’s mining sector audit
26th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has responded to recent articles published in the wider press concerning an alleged audit of the mining sector in Niger, noting that this will not affect the company.... 


GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 


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Multotec wins SACEEC Exporter of the Year Award
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mineral processing equipment supplier Multotec has won the South African Capital Equipment Export Council’s (SACEEC’s) Exporter of the Year Award in the category for companies with a turnover of... 


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USTDA to host South African delegation in the US to accelerate green hydrogen collaboration
26th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will bring a delegation of South African clean energy sector decision-makers to the US to build partnerships between the countries to accelerate the... 


Sasol warns on quarterly coal output
26th January 2024 By: Reuters

South Africa's Sasol on Thursday reported lower output at its coal mining division in the October-December quarter citing safety-related incidents, tough geological conditions and delays in... 


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New ventilation shaft holes out safely
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) this month celebrated the last blast at the new ventilation shaft at the Lift II project,... 


A September 2023 photo of the Goose project site.
B2Gold sets 2024 guidance lower, ups Goose capex estimate
26th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Toronto-listed miner B2Gold has achieved the upper end of guidance for 2023 with production of 1.06-million ounces. The year marks the eighth time that the company has met, or exceeded, yearly... 


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Vanadium Resources, Orion Minerals, Giyani Metals make headlines
26th January 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Vanadium Resources’ expansive long-life operation plans and how its mulling a listing on the JSE; Orion Minerals  new surface right access and property... 


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As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption
26th January 2024 By: Nadine James

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 


Harmony expects at least 12% growth in interim production
25th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Ahead of JSE-listed Harmony Gold releasing its interim results on February 28, the company has advised that total gold production for the six months ended December 31 would be between 820 000 oz... 


From top left clockwise, RBCT CEO Alan Waller, RBCT chairperson Nosipho Damasane, Acting Transnet CEO Michelle Phillips and Acting Transnet Freight Rail CE Russell Baatjies.
New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well – RBCT
25th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The three-month-old mutual cooperation agreement that the private-sector-owned Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) signed with State rail enterprise Transnet in November is already boding well, RBCT... 


Atlantic completes Stage 1 of its offtake partner process
25th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has completed Stage 1 of its competitive offtake partnering process to secure funding for a portion of the remaining 50%... 


The Isidingo drill
DSI, CSIR and Mandela Mining Precinct to showcase innovations at Mining Indaba
25th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) will showcase technologies that have been developed... 


Iron-ore being loaded onto a ship
Red sea attacks push BHP to divert some shipping via African coast
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australian mining giant BHP Group said on Thursday that the Red Sea disruptions are forcing some of its freight service providers to take alternative routes, such as Africa's Cape of Good Hope,... 


This week: Smart wristwatches to uplift mineworker well-being at Copper 360 and, BMI predicts more stable metal prices, critical mineral deals in 2024
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25th January 2024

This week: Smart wristwatches to uplift mineworker well-being at Copper 360 and, BMI predicts more stable metal prices, critical mineral deals in 2024 


Marula CEO Jason Brewer
Marula commissions Rados XRF ore sorter at Blesberg mine
25th January 2024 By: Darren Parker

AQSE-listed mining and development company Marula Mining has completed the commissioning of a Rados SRF100-8 X-ray fluorescence (XRF) ore sorter at its Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine, in the... 


Death toll from Mali gold mine accident now over 70 - state radio
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

The death toll from last week's accident at an artisanal gold mine in southwest Mali has risen to more than 70, state radio said on Thursday. The deaths were caused after a shaft collapsed on... 


Langer Heinrich was placed on care-and-maintenance in 2018. The mine will resume operations in the first quarter.
Langer Heinrich restart faces minor delay, costs tweaked
25th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

After more than six years of care-and-maintenance, the Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, has restarted production activities and while Paladin Energy continues to target first commercial... 


IPP Office head Bernard Magoro
Grid constraint likely to translate to a renewables price premium, Magoro warns
24th January 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office head Bernard Magoro has signalled that the projects bid during the current seventh renewables procurement bid window could carry a price premium, as bidders... 


Ore recovered at the K.Hill project
Giyani secures $10m of funding to progress K.Hill to a final investment decision
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Giyani Metals has secured $10-million in funding from private equity fund ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund. The funding fulfils a key condition for the drawdown of a $16-million... 


Tin shackled by surplus, but green industry demand poised to mop up supplies
24th January 2024 By: Reuters

The potential for a build-up of tin supplies this year is likely to put pressure on prices, but accelerating demand from the energy transition sector, including solar panels and electric vehicles,... 


The Maputo port
DP World’s $2bn Mozambique port expansion gets approval
24th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique approved an extended deal for DP World, Grindrod and other operators of its biggest port, including a $2-billion expansion that will further draw cargoes away from neighboring South... 


Push for smaller mining firms to follow suit on tailings safety standards
Push for smaller mining firms to follow suit on tailings safety standards
24th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

As the mining industry commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Brumadinho tailings disaster, in Brazil, the Church of England Pensions Board has highlighted the significant progress in the... 


Red Rock progressing Central, West African projects
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Natural resource development company Red Rock Resources now has four active licences in West Africa over project of “high prospectivity”, chairperson Andrew Bell says. This follows the recent... 


MIIF invests $5m to support Atlantic’s Ewoyaa project
24th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has welcomed Ghana’s sovereign minerals wealth fund the Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF) onto its shareholder register following... 


The Edikan gold mine
Perseus confident of maintaining a strong operating performance for the full-year
24th January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused Perseus Mining expects its strong operating performance to continue for the remainder of the financial year to end June 30, with production guidance for the full-year set at 491 000... 


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