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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... 

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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... 

Chrometco shareholders meeting adjourned
19th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Chrometco reports that it had received notice from its largest independent creditor, the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), of its intention to adjourn the meeting... 

Atlantic starts infill drilling at Ewoyaa South 2 deposit in Ghana
19th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Lithium exploration and development company Atlantic Lithium has announced that an infill drilling programme, which forms part of a planned 3 000 m infill reverse circulation (RC) and diamond... 

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Hummingbird reports stabilised production at Yanfolila
19th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining company Hummingbird Resources has reported stable results from its Yanfolila gold mine, in Mali, which produced 27 262 oz of gold in the first quarter of the year, down almost 1 000 oz... 

Rising demand for batteries offers significant growth potential for Africa
19th April 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Demand for batteries in Africa over the next decade is largely expected to both grow significantly and be supported by the continent’s vast renewable energy potential, which includes abundant solar... 

Eskom's Kusile power station
Eskom’s plan to bypass pollution controls could kill hundreds, study shows
19th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

A plan by South Africa’s state power utility to circumvent pollution controls at one of its two biggest coal-fired plants to enable it to bolster its generation capacity may lead to hundreds of... 

Chinese miner gets DRC deal to free stockpile of copper and cobalt
19th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

China’s CMOC Group has resolved a long-running spat over mining royalties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), paving the way for its huge stockpile of battery metals to start flowing to... 

From top left clockwise are Anglo's Duncan Wanblad, Anik Michaud, Matt Daley and Stephen Pearce.
Anglo’s 680 MW prioritised first-wave renewable energy projects on way
19th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Listed as a 2023 priority by Anglo American is getting the first wave of the renewable energy ecosystem projects under way in South Africa. The first wave of 680 MW renewable energy projects being... 

Investors pile climate pressure on Glencore ahead of May AGM
19th April 2023 By: Reuters

Global miner Glencore faces increased pressure to clarify how it will manage its climate change commitments after investors holding more than $500-billion in assets backed a shareholder resolution... 

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Perseus posts solid March quarter
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed gold miner Perseus Mining has reported a solid quarter of production during the three months to March. Perseus’s three operating gold mines, Yaouré and Sissingué in Côte d’Ivoire,... 

Goulamina JV adds to Mali acreage
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Leo Lithium and its Goulamina joint venture (JV) partner Ganfeng Lithium Group have struck a £2.5-million deal to acquire two mineral concessions in Mali from Bambara Resources and... 

Diamcor appoints special adviser
18th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Canadian diamond mining company Diamcor Mining has appointed geologist Ross McElroy as special adviser. McElroy has more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry. He acquired a bachelor’s... 

Capital starts trading on OTCQX
18th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed mining services company Capital has started trading on the US-based OTCQX Market. The financial market has 12 000 US and international securities trading. 

Swedish Ambassador to South Africa Håkan Juholt
South Africa’s green direct reduced iron export potential highlighted as industry mulls decarbonisation options
18th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Government and the steel industry are considering the potential of positioning South Africa as a global exporter of green hydrogen direct reduced iron (GHDRI) as part of a broader discussion to... 

Oriole receives tax rebate for Cameroon exploration work
18th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed exploration company Oriole Resources has received a £157 000 rebate from the UK’s tax, payments and customs authority HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in relation to a research and... 

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