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G7 nations to agree on first half of 2030s for coal phase-out
G7 nations to agree on first half of 2030s for coal phase-out
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Group of Seven nations have agreed to target the first half of 2030s to phase out coal, according to the UK’s energy and nuclear minister, a key milestone for some of the world’s most... 


The Bulga complex in Australia
Top Glencore shareholders favour keeping coal over spinoff
30th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Several of Glencore’s largest shareholders believe that the company should retain its coal assets, according to people familiar with the matter, throwing a proposed spinoff into doubt. Glencore,... 


Indonesian miner eyes nickel assets as it shifts focus from coal
29th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Indonesian coal company PT Harum Energy is looking to buy more nickel mines as it ceases further investment in fossil fuels in order to prepare for the energy transition. The miner plans to avoid... 


World Platinum CEO Trevor Raymond at Shanghai Platinum Week 2023.
Shanghai Platinum Week: Hydrogen’s going to feature big, says World Platinum Investment Council
26th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The growth in demand for platinum applications in China is extremely high, making detailed access to the China market hugely advantageous. Providing this detailed access from July 8 to 11 will be... 


China loses its appetite for Russian coal as import costs rise
26th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

China is losing its appetite for Russian coal as import taxes and logistical snarls push Asia’s biggest buyer to cheaper alternatives. Russian exports plunged 22% in the first quarter after... 


Nhlanhla Nene
Nene steps down as MC Mining chair
26th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

South Africa-focused coal company MC Mining on Friday announced the resignation of Nhlanhla Nene as director and chairperson of the board. Nene joined the company on April 11, 2022, initially... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry will reportedly brief investors next week.
BHP shares drop on value concerns after $39bn bid for Anglo American
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

BHP Group shares fell 4% on Friday a day after revealing a $38.8-billion bid for Anglo American as investors feared a deal could erode BHP's profitability especially if it has to sweeten its... 


Anglo American does not find BHP $39bn offer attractive
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American's management does not consider a proposed $39-billion takeover offer from BHP Group as attractive, two sources told Reuters, as some investors and analysts dismissed it as... 


Reflux flotation cell in an industrial coal application
Testing backlog as global interest in new flotation tech grows
26th April 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Global interest in and the uptake of the new REFLUX Flotation Cell (RFC) from full flowsheet technology and service supplier FLSmidth has been gaining considerable momentum. As a result of this... 


BHP has spent the last ten years simplifying their asset base only to buy one of the most complex portfolios in the industry.
BHP’s mega bid for Anglo sets stage for industry shakeup
25th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-headquartered BHP has made a bold move with its bid to acquire rival Anglo American in an all-share deal valued at $38.8-billion. With this manoeuvre, BHP aims to create the largest... 


Anglo American share price shows traders want a sweeter bid
Anglo American share price shows traders want a sweeter bid
25th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Traders are pushing Anglo American Plc shares above the value of BHP Group’s takeover proposal, a sign they expect a higher bid from the suitor or an interloper. BHP’s proposal, which values the... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe signals opposition to BHP-Anglo deal
25th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

South African Mines Minister Gwede Mantashe signaled his opposition to BHP Group Ltd.’s proposed takeover of Anglo American. The offer by the world’s largest miner envisages an all-share deal in... 


Anglo American's corporate head office in South Africa
Anglo shareholder LGIM says BHP approach 'unattractive'
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

Legal & General Investment Management, one of the 20 largest shareholders in Anglo American said an approach by BHP Group is "highly opportunistic" and "unattractive". "As with many other... 


Biden administration aims to clean up power sector with revamped rules
Biden administration aims to clean up power sector with revamped rules
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Thursday announced it has finalised rules targeting carbon, air and water pollution from power plants that it says could cut over one-billion metric tons from carbon... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane.
How 30 years of democracy has transformed South Africa's mining industry
25th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s 30 years of democracy has changed the character of this country’s mining industry profoundly, Minerals Council South Africa emphasised in a report that highlights the industry’s... 


The QB mine in Chile is ramping up.
Teck increases copper production with QB ramp-up
25th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining group Teck Resources has increased its copper production by 74% to 99 000 t in the first quarter, as output increased at the newly-built QB mine, in Chile. The Antamina mine, in... 


China coal prices have bottomed, will surpass 2023 highs, industry group says
24th April 2024 By: Reuters

China's domestic coal prices have bottomed out and will exceed 2023 highs this year, a major coal industry group said on Wednesday. "Overall stockpiles are not very high, so if market purchases... 


China can't quit coal by 2040, researchers say, despite global climate goals
China can't quit coal by 2040, researchers say, despite global climate goals
23rd April 2024 By: Reuters

China's coal consumption will fall by just one-third by 2040, according to a report by a European consultancy published on Tuesday, threatening climate targets that call for phasing out much of... 


Sasol petrol station
Macroeconomic factors dampen Sasol’s year-to-date performance
23rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

NYSE- and JSE-listed petrochemicals company Sasol says its energy business benefitted from higher basic fuel prices, as well as improved refining margins towards the end of the nine months ended... 


Anglo CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo pleased with copper's first-quarter performance
23rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Copper production increasing by 11% as Quellaveco achieved its highest plant throughput rate in Peru, and Collahuasi and El Soldado in Chile benefitting from higher copper grades were among the... 


Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Ramokgopa describes IPP surpluses as low-hanging fruit amid delay in finding contractual solution
22nd April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa describes surplus electricity arising from existing renewable energy facilities as “low hanging fruit” in improving the supply-demand balance and reports... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr
South32 reports improved operating results for March quarter
22nd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified miner South32 has reported an overall improvement in its operating results for the March quarter and record year-to-date production at Hillside Aluminium, in KwaZulu-Natal, and South... 


NTCSA begins consultations on market code to govern shift towards competitive electricity industry
NTCSA begins consultations on market code to govern shift towards competitive electricity industry
19th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

With the National Transmission Company South Africa (NTCSA) currently scheduled to be operationalised in July and efforts under way to ensure that the Electricity Regulation Act (ERA) Amendment... 


Mosehla steps down as MC Mining director
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Khomotso Mosehla, a long-standing nonexecutive director of MC Mining, has resigned as a director of the company, effective April 19. He has been a member of MC Mining's board of directors since... 


BHP will announce a decision on its WA nickel operations in the coming months
BHP nears decision on WA nickel, adjusts coal guidance
18th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining company BHP is nearing a decision regarding its nickel operations in Western Australia. The company, which has been conducting a review of these assets since February, is... 


From left, Dr Rebecca Maserumule, Sietse van der Woude, Zanele Mavusa Mbatha
Minerals Council South Africa setting out to boost local demand for green hydrogen
17th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa is focused on increasing the domestic demand for green hydrogen, which it sees as contributing to the kickstarting of the hydrogen economy in South Africa. “The... 


Peabody eyes coking coal expansion at Aus mine
Peabody eyes coking coal expansion at Aus mine
17th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Coal miner Peabody is developing a 130-million-ton, 25-year-plus mine plan for the Centurion complex, in the Bowen basin of Queensland. The mine plan incorporates the newly acquired Wards Well... 


A person using candles during power cuts
Stage 16 loadshedding code seeks to reduce human error not signal imminent surge in cuts – Nersa
16th April 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has belatedly moved to quell concern that its recent approval of a new loadshedding code of practice, which increases the number of potential... 


German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
German coal mines emit much more methane than reported, study says
16th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

German coal mines spew 184 times more methane than what the country reports to the United Nations, according to a new analysis by Ember. The energy think tank used methodology developed by... 


China's March coal output slumps on high stockpiles, lower demand
China's March coal output slumps on high stockpiles, lower demand
16th April 2024 By: Reuters

China's coal output fell 4.2% in March, statistics bureau data showed on Tuesday, as miners cut back production on lower demand from power generators and ample inventories of the fuel limited... 


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