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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... 

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... 

China to speed up iron-ore projects to secure domestic supply
19th April 2023 By: Reuters

China's state planner on Wednesday said it will accelerate the construction of iron ore exploration projects and improve its capability to ensure iron ore supplies. The National Development and... 

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... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Addressing climate change is increasingly urgent challenge, says Anglo’s Wanblad
18th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Addressing climate change is an increasingly urgent challenge for all businesses, says Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad, who on Tuesday presented the London- and Johannesburg-listed mining... 

Los Bronces copper mine in the ice-capped Andes.
Chile’s Los Bronces copper project ‘very best of modern mining’, says Anglo’s Fernandes
18th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American has designed the new Los Bronces integrated project in Chile as an example of “the very best of modern mining”, says Anglo American base metals business CEO Ruben Fernandes. The... 

Commercial sales start from Oracle
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Commercial sales have started from the Oracle nickel project, in Indonesia, ASX-listed Nickel Mines reported on Tuesday. At the end of March, the Oracle project had produced 5 953 t of nickel met... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

Germany to support critical minerals-rich countries build processing capacity
17th April 2023 By: Reuters

Germany wants to help countries that are rich in critical minerals such as Chile, Indonesia and Namibia to build their own processing infrastructure to cut dependency on China, Chancellor Olaf... 

Tin ore
Tin jumps 10% on news of mining ban in major producer Myanmar
17th April 2023 By: Reuters

Tin prices soared on Monday to their highest in nearly two months as news of a mining ban in Myanmar, a major producer of the soldering metal, fuelled worries about shortages. Benchmark tin CMSN3... 

Kodal gets Chinese government approvals for Hainan funding agreement
13th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

In an update on a funding package agreed with Hainan Mining, mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals said Hainan has now received all necessary approvals from the Chinese... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, when he listed Keaton Energy on the JSE many years ago, well before the delistings issue arose.
How South Africa could have 21 new mining listings
13th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa could have 21 new mining listings if foreign mining companies that already operate in this country would also list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in... 

International partnerships critical to critical minerals - King
13th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the importance of international partnerships, specifically those with Japan and the US, in developing Australia’s critical minerals... 

Base metals under pressure as recession fears build
13th April 2023 By: Reuters

Prices of most base metals in London were under pressure on Thursday as recession fears again dampened demand outlook, despite support from a shaky dollar. Three-month copper on the London Metal... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, who is moving into the renewable energy business.
Stunning online mining map highlights far-reaching remaining mining potential
12th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

AmaranthCX and its technology partner 1Map have collaborated to publish a comprehensive, online South African Mining Map, with electronic, all-commodity depiction. The governments of other mining... 

Mining giant makes debut in Indonesia’s biggest IPO this year
12th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Metal and mining firm PT Trimegah Bangun Persada is set to debut in Jakarta on Wednesday after raising 10-trillion rupiah ($672-million) in Indonesia’s largest initial public offering this year.... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore advances further on circular economy journey
11th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Glencore has taken another step on the road to achieving the world’s circular economy imperative. The London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining an marketing company, headed by CEO Gary... 

G7 nations tussle over bid to phase out coal power by 2030
11th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Group of Seven nations are butting heads over the timeline for phasing out coal-fired power ahead of next weekend’s summit of top energy and environmental ministers. Draft communique documents... 

Indonesia to propose limited free trade deal with US on critical minerals
11th April 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesia will propose a free trade agreement for some minerals shipped to the United States so that companies in the electric vehicle battery supply chain operating in the country can benefit from... 

Oz/BHP deal clears Vietnam hurdle
11th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Vietnam’s Competition and Consumer Authority has approved diversified miner BHP’s acquisition of copper miner Oz Minerals, fulfilling one of the conditions precedent of the transaction. The two... 

Gold price rises on fears of economic crisis and geopolitical tensions
6th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

According to commentary released by the World Gold Council (WGC) on April 6, the gold price rose by 9.2% during the first quarter to $1 980/oz, propelled by fears of an economic crisis and... 

Fitch Solutions revises iron-ore price forecast to $125/t for this year
6th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Industry research and consulting firm Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research has revised its iron-ore price forecast for this year to $125/t, up from its previously forecast $110/t. These... 

Shirley Hayes.
Copper 360 to be listed on JSE on April 21 has 100-year life-of-mine
6th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The new copper listing on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange from April 21 has a dozen mines that collectively have a 100-year life-of-mine (LoM). Moreover, cluster mining is the chosen... 

New electrolyser technology 20% more efficient than counterparts, says Hysata
5th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Australian electrolyser manufacturer Hysata has developed a new type of electrolyser, featuring what is says is the most efficient electrolysis cell in the world at 20% more efficient than its... 

Coal ash seen as potential viable source of rare earth elements.
Coal, discard seen as potential viable sources of rare earth elements
5th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal is being spotlighted as a potential source of rare earth elements, critical raw materials that are vital for many clean technologies being implemented globally. The information derived from a... 

Gold holds surge past $2 000/oz with record high suddenly in sight
Gold holds surge past $2 000/oz with record high suddenly in sight
5th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Gold held its surge to a 13-month high and may test its record price, helped by a falling dollar, increasing haven bets and speculation aggressive monetary tightening in the US is nearing an end.... 

Report finds ESG data disclosers fare better than non-sharing, opaque peers
4th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Amid persistent opacity in the extractive sector, Swiss research organisations the Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) and the World Resources Forum (WRF) have debunked the commonly believed myth... 

Kolomela iron-ore operation of Anglo group company Kumba Iron Ore, inNorthern Cape.
Anglo signs another green steel deal involving South African iron-ore
4th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mitigating climate change, the biggest challenge of our time, requires a new, clean industrial revolution, says H2 Green Steel of Sweden, which on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Triton awards major contract to Chinese engineering company
3rd April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Chinese equipment engineering and supply company Yantai Oriental Metallurgical Engineering (Yome) has been awarded a contract for front-end engineering design (FEED) works for the process plant and... 

ENSafrica's safety and health webinar team.
Trackless mobile machinery one of mining’s burning issues, ENSafrica webinar hears
3rd April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s new trackless mobile machinery (TMM) regulations published five months ago are one of mining’s burning issues and perhaps an undeclared state of national disaster for some, ENSafrica... 

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