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Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


Nicky Oppenheimer.
Conservation: if business-as-usual continues, world’s doomed – Oppenheimer conference hears
4th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall reminded hundreds of scientists present at the 12th Oppenheimer Research Conference in Midrand that if the world carries on with a business-as-usual... 


Hydro CEO sees rapid demand growth for low-carbon aluminium
4th October 2023 By: Reuters

Hydro expects demand for its low carbon aluminium to grow at a fast pace over coming years, the CEO of one of the world's largest aluminium producers told Reuters, adding that US customers are... 


Rusal says production at Siberian aluminium smelter unaffected after fire
4th October 2023 By: Reuters

Russia's Rusal, the world's largest aluminium producer outside China, said on Wednesday that production at its Krasnoyarsk smelter was unaffected after a fire at an electricity transformer. Rusal... 


Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta split unlikely to help parent's near-term debt crisis – analysts
3rd October 2023 By: Reuters

Metals-to-oil conglomerate Vedanta's move to split into six separate units in the next 15 months may not immediately help its UK-based parent meet a looming payment deadline for about $4.2-billion... 


Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta demerges divisions into subsidiaries
29th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed miner Vedanta's board has approved the demerger of its diversified businesses into separate subsidiaries. The exercise will result in a demerged Vedanta and five wholly-owned... 


Glencore secondary materials sourcing.
Recycling can leverage Glencore’s strong position in metal marketing – Morgan Stanley
26th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Glencore’s earnings contributions from recycling activities are not material at this stage, the growth potential to the diversified mining and marketing company from circular economic... 


Alcoa names William Oplinger as CEO, succeeding Roy Harvey
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Alcoa named William Oplinger as CEO, replacing Roy Harvey who has led the largest US aluminum producer for almost seven years. Alcoa said Oplinger, 56, who was previously chief operations officer,... 


Bell Equipment CEO Leon Goosen.
Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on advancing underground mining equipment. Currently a... 


A copper mine at night in Zambia
New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 


School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 


ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
ICMM publishes guidance to improve the mining, metals industry’s disclosure of Scope 3 emissions
7th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global metals and mining industry body ICMM has published a 'Scope 3 Emissions Accounting and Reporting Guidance', which provides a standardised framework for mining and metals companies to... 


Rio appoints new aluminium CEO
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major Rio Tinto has appointed Jérôme Pécresse as its aluminium CEO, succeeding Ivan Vella. Pécresse, who was until recently president and CEO of General Electric (GE) Renewable Energy,... 


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Northam, Vedanta, Hillside Aluminium make headlines
1st September 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks this week's biggest news. Northam paid R2.4-billion in dividends and highlighted its business risks ahead; Vedanta Zinc is looking to invest $500-million... 


People working at a mine site
It’s getting harder to find mining engineers a green world needs
1st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Digging up the metals that go into power grids and electric cars is crucial to the energy transition. While the mining industry has plenty of reserves to tap, it faces a worrying shortage of young... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr.
Pathways being laid to secure lower carbon electricity supply for Hillside Aluminium
24th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

During the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company South32 has progressed initiatives to support its target of halving operational greenhouse gas emissions by 2035. At Worsley Alumina in... 


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South32 swings to a loss
24th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has reported a 20% drop in revenue for the full year ended June, with the company swinging to a loss of $173-million following a non-cash impairment of $1.3-billion in... 


UK offers critical minerals opportunities for Aus
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Changes in Britain’s automotive industry were likely to spur new resource partnerships in Australia, Resources Minister Madeleine King said this week. Speaking at the Australian-British Chamber... 


No new Novelis deals to buy Russian aluminium since Ukraine war
22nd August 2023 By: Reuters

Novelis is still buying some aluminium from Rusal under contracts agreed before Russia invaded Ukraine, but since the war started last year it has shunned new deals with the Russian firm, the... 


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Alcoa secures electricity for Portland smelter
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Aluminium major Alcoa has secured a nine-year power supply agreement with AGL Energy for its Portland smelter, in Victoria. The agreement covers 300 MW of power supply, effective from July 2026... 


Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 


Demand headwinds mean no respite in pressure on aluminium prices
17th August 2023 By: Reuters

A glut of aluminium due to floundering demand in China and elsewhere and soaring supplies will undermine prices of the metal used in the transport, packaging and construction industries, possibly... 


Surefire signs downstream MoU in Saudi Arabia
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Surefire Resources has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (MISA) for concentrate processing and vanadium production... 


Hillside Alluminium at Richards Bay.
Hydrogen’s use in alumina applications being assessed – South32
14th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The use of hydrogen in difficult-to-electrify applications is being assessed at Worsley Alumina, the integrated bauxite mining and alumina refining operation in Western Australia, which supplies... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore returns $9.3bn to shareholders, highlights transition metals and recycling
8th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In addition to the interim dividend of $2.8-billion, diversified mining company Glencore on Tuesday announced a top up of $2.2-billion, which lifted this year’s total announced shareholder returns... 


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Aus could miss critical minerals opportunities - BHP
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has warned that Australia could miss its opportunity to capitalise on the global demand for critical minerals, if it was unable to compete for global investment capital. Speaking... 


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Australia to add to critical minerals list
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has launched consultations with industry members and stakeholders to update Australia’s critical minerals list. An updated critical minerals list was made a priority with... 


Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 


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Falling prices bite into Rio profits
26th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Falling commodity prices has seen major Rio Tinto report a 43% drop in net earnings for the six months to June, compared with the previous corresponding period. The miner on Wednesday announced a... 


Mintek Metallurgy receives new atomisation, alloy development equipment
25th July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining and minerals technology research organisation Mintek has received an Amazemet rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development system, which can be used to create metal powder from any... 


Rio signs $700m aluminium recycling deal
Rio signs $700m aluminium recycling deal
24th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Major Rio Tinto and North American fully-integrated metal management business Giampaolo Group have entered into an agreement to form a joint venture (JV) to manufacture and market recycled... 


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South32 finishes year strong
24th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple-listed South32 has set three annual production records during the year ended June, with growth in aluminium, copper and manganese reported. “We had a strong finish to the year, with group... 


Norsk Hydro says Russian metal threatens benchmark status of LME aluminium
Norsk Hydro says Russian metal threatens benchmark status of LME aluminium
21st July 2023 By: Reuters

 The London Metal Exchange should reconsider a decision not to ban Russian aluminium from its warehouse network as large volumes are jeopardising the benchmark status of its aluminium contract,... 


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