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South32 sticks to plan in June quarter
25th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has seen production increases in alumina, aluminium, copper, nickel and manganese ore for the three months to June, with operations delivering to plan despite weather... 


Norsk Hydro offers extra dividend, buybacks despite uncertainty ahead
22nd July 2022 By: Reuters

Aluminium maker Norsk Hydro proposed an extra dividend and offered share buybacks as it reported quarterly profit that met expectations, sending its shares higher on Friday despite warning of... 


Ford, Rio Tinto sign MoU for battery, low-carbon materials supply
21st July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Automaker Ford Motor Company and global mining and metals company Rio Tinto have signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop more sustainable and secure supply chains... 


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Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash
15th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen.... 


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Rio posts solid quarter but warns of inflation
15th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major Rio Tinto has reported a solid second quarter of production, with iron-ore, bauxite and copper up from the previous corresponding period. Rio on Friday reported that iron-ore... 


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New mining Bill major threat to jobs and investment, must be strenuously opposed – ENSafrica
14th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A new draconian mining industry draft Bill, which threatens jobs and investment – and can even impose a penalty of 10% of turnover on a mine company, along with corporate manslaughter charges –... 


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Rio looks at $188m aluminium investment in Canada
14th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto is looking at a $188-million investment to increase the production capacity for low-carbon, high value aluminium billets at its Alma smelter in Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec by 202... 


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Alcoa in talks for Portland smelter - reports
8th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Aluminium major Alcoa refused to be drawn into speculation on Friday that it was considering a takeover offer for its Portland smelter, in Victoria, from Dutch group Aloft Holdings. The smelter,... 


White-hot metal market cools in warning for global economy
7th July 2022 By: Bloomberg

A white-hot corner of the aluminum market that for months defied a broader slide in metal prices is finally slumping, flashing a warning that major industrial economies are stumbling toward a... 


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New Anglo strategy director excited by mining’s green energy transition
4th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The newly appointed group director of strategy and business development of diversified mining company Anglo American on Monday singled out mining’s green energy transition in commenting on the... 


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Australian resources exports to set new records
4th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s resource and energy export earnings are estimated to be worth A$405-billion in 2021–22, and is forecast to rise to A$419-billion in 2022–23, delivering two successive record years, the... 


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Mine haulage transition to electric offered without disruption
1st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

If the world were to electrify every mine truck, it would stop 198 000 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day from entering the atmosphere, which equates to a single electrified mining truck eliminating... 


Metals set for worst quarter since 2008 on global downturn angst
Metals set for worst quarter since 2008 on global downturn angst
30th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

Base metals headed for the worst quarterly slump since the global financial crisis in 2008 as China’s economy recovered only gradually and fears of a world recession intensified. The London Metal... 


Rio Tinto, Corona Canada pilot low-carbon beer cans
30th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

British-Australian mining group Rio Tinto and beer brewer Corona Canada have launched a trial of Canada’s first specially-marked, low-carbon beverage can. The can was manufactured by Ball... 


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Renewables plans poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Grootegeluk coal mine by up to 90%
27th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Going forward, combined renewables plans already in place are poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Exxaro Resources’s Grootegeluk coal mine in Limpopo by up to 90%. The renewable strategy being... 


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High-purity manganese facing phenomenal demand growth, PDAC hears
24th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The commitment of at least six major motor companies to manganese-based batteries for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is elevating the demand outlook for high-purity manganese phenomenally, a... 


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Deeming could bring regulatory certainty to much-needed minerals investment – NSDV
23rd June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The detraction of the South African investment market is the uncertainty around approval timelines and the implementation of a deeming provision could change all that by treating applications as... 


Canyon's Cameroon project proves up
21st June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A bankable feasibility study (BFS) into the Minim Martap bauxite project, in Cameroon, has confirmed an initial 20 year mine life, with the project expected to produce 6.4-million tonnes of... 


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Green hydrogen’s business case significantly strengthened, summit hears
17th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, when earlier identified as a necessary clean energy source to help the world achieve net-zero emissions in the coming decades, was higher up the cost curve than fossil fuels. Now... 


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ESG provides profitable returns from smart capital allocation – analyst
15th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks not only help businesses and the communities in which they operate but can also generate positive returns as mining companies reduce operating... 


Ghana seeks strategic partner to upgrade VALCO aluminium smelter
14th June 2022 By: Reuters

Ghana is on a roadshow to find a strategic partner to "revamp" state-owned Volta Aluminum Company's (VALCO) aluminium smelter, Ghana Lands and Natural Resources minister Samuel Jinapor said on... 


Aluminum mood turns bearish at top North American conference
10th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

The aluminum industry’s best days might be in the rear view mirror. At North America’s largest aluminum conference Wednesday, researcher Harbor Intelligence warned an audience of 870 producers,... 


Rio looks at wind and power solutions for Qld aluminium
9th June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto is calling for proposals to develop large-scale wind and solar power in Central and Southern Queensland to power its aluminium assets. The initiative will help Rio meet... 


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Increased efficiency cuts carbon, advances net-zero path, research finds
8th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Like all other key industries, mining is having to advance along a net-zero path as part of the global decarbonisation drive. Gone are the days when innovation and financial improvement can be sold... 


Stronger China demand prospects propel copper to five-week peak
6th June 2022 By: Reuters

 Copper prices climbed to five-week highs on Monday after the lifting of Covid-lockdowns in top consumer China boosted demand prospects while dwindling inventories provided further support.... 


Rusal files suit against Rio Tinto over alumina refinery
Rusal files suit against Rio Tinto over alumina refinery
6th June 2022 By: Reuters

Russian aluminium producer Rusal has filed a lawsuit against global miner Rio Tinto, seeking to win back access to its 20% share of the alumina produced at a jointly owned refiner in Queensland.... 


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Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres
6th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of... 


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New filters for alumina plant
3rd June 2022

Mining plant and machine supplier thyssenkrupp Mining Technologies and diversified natural resources producer Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) in February signed a contract for the supply and... 


A large rotary kiln and drier system manufactured by FLSmidth is being delivered to the rAaguaia Niquel Metais ferronickel mine in Brazil
Supplier for Brazil ferronickel mine chosen
3rd June 2022

Industrial engineering and equipment multinational FLSmidth has been chosen as the supplier of the rotary kiln and rotary dryer for the Araguaia Niquel Metais ferronickel mine in the state of Pará... 


Chinese traders find aluminum stocks they financed may not exist
2nd June 2022 By: Reuters

Several Chinese traders are complaining that they were duped into providing loans against artificially inflated aluminum stockpiles, less than a decade after the market was roiled by a similar... 


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Far-reaching JSE reforms highlighted at exploration-focused Junior Indaba
1st June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The June 1 launch of the JSE’s new Cutting Red Tape initiative to make listing on the JSE considerably easier, faster and more sustainable is twinning with JSE’s recent private placements... 


South32 completes Mozal buy
South32 completes Mozal buy
1st June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has completed the acquisition of an additional 16.6% shareholding and related rights in Mozal Aluminium from Mitsubishi’s MCA Metal for a final cash consideration of... 


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Botswana mining sector on the rebound
27th May 2022 By: Halima Frost

The Botswana mining sector is on the rebound, following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the sustained period of subdued commodities prices from 2015 to 2019, industry organisation... 


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