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Re-pursue exploration to help re-build South Africa’s economy, says business booster
13th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Let us re-pursue the exploration investment that catalysed South Africa’s economic growth more than a century ago as a means of helping to rebuild South Africa’s struggling economy. That is among... 


Climate Council calls for green steel incentives
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Climate Council has called on the federal government to deliver strong policy and incentives to drive the transformation of industry, noting that the production of green metals in the... 


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Australia leading the way in critical minerals - report
7th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by Geoscience Australia has shown that Australia’ was the world’s top lithium producer in 2021, and was among the top five global producer of 18 mineral commodities, including... 


Work starts on A$5bn CopperString
7th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Early works on the A$5-billion CopperString 2.0 project, in Queensland, is expected to start this year, with construction planned to start next year, the Queensland government said on Tuesday.... 


South African mining remained a trillion rand industry for the second year in 2022.
Higher commodity prices failing to spur fixed mining investment
28th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The regulatory uncertainties and inability of the industry to transparently, quickly and efficiently apply for mining and prospecting rights in a corruption-free manner has had severe investment... 


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Trafigura lines up Russia aluminium deal in challenge to Glencore
28th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

Commodity trader Trafigura Group is in talks to buy aluminum from United Co. Rusal International, highlighting its willingness to strike new deals with Russian companies even as its biggest rival... 


From left to right, Nikisi Lesufi, Japie Fullard, Roger Baxter and Allan Seccombe.
Trackless mobile machine safety next big challenge, says Minerals Council
27th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Having last year achieved the lowest fall of ground fatalities ever, South African mining’s next big safety challenge is to achieve greater safety in the use of trackless mobile machines –... 


US announces tariffs on Russian metals, including aluminium
24th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US announced new action against Russia’s metals and mining sector that include measures it said will significantly increase the cost of importing aluminum smelted or cast in Russia. The White... 


King hosts sit-down with critical minerals stakeholders
24th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King this week met with key industry and community groups to discuss how to best develop Australia’s critical minerals sector. King said the roundtables... 


Minerals Council welcomes 125% energy tax break in Budget speech
22nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa welcomed the government’s intervention on Eskom’s debt and the financial encouragement to stimulate businesses building renewable energy projects by offering generous... 


Kumba Iron Ore CEO Mpumi Zikalala.
Green steel to cut Scope 3, solar to cut Scope 2, hydrogen to cut Scope 1 – Kumba Iron Ore
21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees itself as a critical player in the decarbonisation journey. Regarding tricky Scope 3 emission reduction, the Anglo American company is partnering with top... 


BMW eyes Rio Tinto's low-carbon Canada aluminium for US plant
21st February 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Rio Tinto and automotive giant BMW on Tuesday announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the supply of low-carbon aluminium from Canada into the BMW supply chain. Under... 


Dense media separation plant at Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela operation.
Kumba Iron Ore resilient in tough environment, declares cash dividend
21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African iron-ore producer Kumba has delivered a resilient financial performance in 2022, despite the year being characterised by a volatile macro environment, lower iron-ore prices,... 


Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen (left) and FD Craig Miller at the results presentation.
South Africa’s hydrogen corridor will create 14 000 jobs, says Anglo Platinum CEO
20th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s hydrogen corridor, which has been declared a strategic project, will create 14 000 jobs and consume 63 000 oz of platinum, Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen told Mining... 


South32 COO Noel Pillay.
Opportunity to commercialise greenness of South Africa’s nuclear power, says South32
17th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Nuclear power is part of the green taxonomy in Europe, where South Africa places most of its aluminium products and where most of the price pressures on non-green aluminium are going to arise in... 


Rio joins aluminium forces with Marubeni
16th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major Rio Tinto has partnered with Japanese major Marubeni Corporation, agreeing to a first sale under a strategic collaboration agreement to secure a sustainable and reliable supply of... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Growing need for critical raw materials highlighted by US, EU policies – Glencore
15th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Recent government policies, such as the US's Inflation Reduction Act and the European Union’s proposed Green Deal Industrial Plan, demonstrate the growing need for critical raw materials through to... 


Prime Minister Narendra Modi is intent on making India a global green hydrogen hub.
Green hydrogen moves by China, India boosting outlook for platinum group metals
14th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The firm embrace of the new green hydrogen and hydrogen fuel cell future by China and India is a huge twin boost for Southern Africa’s great platinum group metals (PGMs) endowment, Mining Weekly... 


Webber Wentzel highlights funding opportunity for mining companies that are doing the right thing.
Sustainable mining companies can gain from sustainable finance trends – Webber Wentzel
13th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies that can demonstrate responsible and sustainable mining practices can set themselves up to take advantage of the current environmental social governance (ESG) and sustainable... 


New frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric vehicles have potential to grow the economy significantly.
Just energy transition could spur R1.5-trillion green investment – Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
10th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Through the just energy transition investment plan, R1.5-trillion could be invested in South Africa over the next five years in new frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric... 


Mineral exports buoy Australian economy
9th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has welcomed the latest trade data for 2022, saying it highlighted the contribution of the resources sector to the Australian economy. “With a record high... 


Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland.
Global renewable energy generation to hit 320 GW this year, Mining Indaba hears
9th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewable energy capacity will increase by 8% to 320 GW this year, Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland told the Investing in African Mining Indaba on Wednesday at an event themed on the... 


Jose W Fernandez addressing a packed Investing in African Mining Indaba auditorium.
Mining countries being helped to build critical mineral supply chains
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The United States of America wants to support mineral producing countries to build enabling environments for investment throughout the critical minerals supply chain and not just focusing on... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter, Council president Nolitha Fakude, office bearer Themba Mkhwanazi, and chief economist Henk Langenhoven.
Minerals Council's Roger Baxter encouraged by board-level engagement with Transnet
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday that the council is encouraged by the board level engagement it has undertaken so far with State rail enterprise Transnet and is hoping... 


Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Ever greater global acknowledgement of need to decarbonise ever more urgently – Anglo
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Ever greater acknowledgement is being given to the need to decarbonise global energy and transport systems ever more urgently. At the same time, ever greater global recognition is being given to... 


Alcoa says workers back 2024 restart of its aluminum smelter in Spain
6th February 2023 By: Reuters

Alcoa said on Friday that a majority of workers at its San Ciprian facility in Spain voted to back its plan for a phased restart of the aluminum smelter in January 2024 after a two-year halt to... 


From left, Layton Nenzinane, Peter Venn and Doug Gain.
Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a... 


The Hydrox team (from left) CEO Corrie de Jager, process engineer Jason Cuomo, director/inventor George Anagnostopoulos, and director Paul van de Vyver.
Proudly South African technology catches eye of fusion project researchers
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Innovative Proudly South African membraneless technology has caught the eye of the engineers involved in the huge global ITER fusion project as a possible solution to recover tritium from tritiated... 


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Calls arise to put aluminium on critical minerals list
3rd February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The incoming president of the Australian Aluminium Council has called on the federal government to put bauxite, alumina and aluminium on the nation’s critical minerals list. “Aluminium is, and... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa.
Ramaphosa to deliver keynote address at Mining Indaba
2nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his attendance at the Mining Indaba taking place in Cape Town next week, from Monday to Thursday. Ramaphosa, accompanied by eight ministers and... 


Squeezed mining companies face growth dilemma
31st January 2023 By: Reuters

High costs and the prospect of shrinking earnings have made big miners nervous about expansion, even as shareholders demand investment in response to robust commodity prices, China's reopening and... 


Lowest coal exports from Richards Bay Coal Terminal in 30 years.
RBCT coal exports fall below 1993 level, being hit very badly by cable theft
26th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The number of tons of coal exported through Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) in 2022 fell to the lowest level since 1993. A total of 50.35-million tonnes was exported from the private-sector-owned... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr
South32 expects further production growth in H2; flags $100m build in working capital
23rd January 2023 By: Darren Parker

Diversified miner South32 achieved a 12% year-on-year increase in group copper equivalent production for the first half of the 2023 financial year on the back of recent investments in copper and... 


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