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Mining restarts at Wilkie Creek
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining has restarted at the Wilkie Creek coal mine, in Queensland. Owner New Wilkie Energy on Friday said that the mine is forecast to produce approximately 2.4 million tonnes per annum of... 

Image shows BHP Pilbara operations
BHP posts record nine-month iron-ore output
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has reported a mixed bag of results for the nine months ending March and has adjusted the production outlook for a number of its commodities. “Our Western Australian iron-ore... 

Acquisition will expand company’s portfolio
21st April 2023

Mining and industrial machinery developer Komatsu announced in December that it has entered into an agreement to acquire underground mining, tunnelling and special civil engineering equipment... 

Wind turbines, solar panels and transmission infrastructure
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... 

The Presidential Climate Commission met in in Johannesburg on April 19
PCC underlines support for electricity reforms as govt mulls coal life extensions
20th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Amid a likely proposal that Eskom be allowed to extend the life of certain coal power stations beyond the decommissioning dates outlined in the Integrated Resource Plan, the Presidential Climate... 

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... 

Ramaphosa affirms climate goal amid coal push
20th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to meet the nation’s net-zero carbon emission target despite a push to keep coal-fired power plants open. Ramaphosa met with the Presidential Climate... 

CCUS and gas has big role in net zero - study
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

While new analysis has highlighted the need for natural gas and large carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in Australia’s race to net zero, there would be very little space for nuclear... 

Teck under pressure to delay separation vote
Teck under pressure to delay separation vote
19th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of Canadian miner Teck Resources is under pressure to delay next week's shareholders meeting to vote on its proposed separation plan that will split its base metals and steelmaking coal... 

Teck CEO Jonathan Price
Teck says Glencore is trying to disrupt separation plans
19th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Teck Resources on Wednesday urged investors not to be distracted by Glencore’s merger attempt, stressing that the Swiss commodities giant’s proposal was neither realistic, nor... 

Eskom's Kusile power station
Eskom’s plan to bypass pollution controls could kill hundreds, study shows
19th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

A plan by South Africa’s state power utility to circumvent pollution controls at one of its two biggest coal-fired plants to enable it to bolster its generation capacity may lead to hundreds of... 

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... 

Gary Nagle: Glencore never said its proposal was best and final
Glencore hints at potential improved offer for Canadian miner Teck
19th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Swiss commodities major Glencore has raised the prospect of making improvements to its $22.5-billion proposal for a merger with Canadian miner Teck Resources, with CEO Gary Nagle saying on... 

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... 

Dalrymple Bay Terminal gets A$280m upgrade
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Dalrymple Bay Infrastructure has announced a A$280-million investment into the design and construction of a new shiploader and a new reclaimer to replace existing machinery at the... 

Afrimat to report lower earnings amid volatile price environment
18th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed diversified miner Afrimat expects to report a 15% to 20% year-on-year decrease in its earnings per share (EPS) for the financial year ended February 28, on the back of lower prices. EPS... 

Peabody approves new shareholder return programme
18th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-based coal miner Peabody on Monday announced a new board-approved shareholder return framework, which includes a share repurchase plan, a fixed quarterly cash dividend and a variable quarterly... 

Ivanhoe Mines founder Robert Friedland
Billionaire Friedland warns against foreign takeover of Teck
18th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Billionaire Robert Friedland warned Canada should not take lightly Glencore's attempted takeover of Teck Resources, saying many investors — including himself —would be interested after the miner... 

Sasol's head office
Sasol secures new $2.9bn facility
18th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Chemicals and energy company Sasol has refinanced its existing banking facilities that were due to mature in 2024, by securing a new $2.9-billion banking facility. The new facility comprises a... 

Glencore courts 120 Teck investors for bid backing as spinoff vote looms -source
18th April 2023 By: Reuters

Glencore executives have met or spoken with some 120 Teck Resources shareholders during a short visit to Toronto to try to win support for the company's takeover bid rather than an internal... 

Buffalo shareholders vote in favour of delisting
18th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Shareholders of TSX- and JSE-listed Buffalo Coal have approved the special resolutions that will allow the company to delist and go private. The effective date for the transitional transaction is... 

Tigers Realm considering options for Russian ops
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Tigers Realm Coal this week told shareholders that it is weighing its options after the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) found that its coal operations in Russia would... 

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... 

Transnet rebuilding internal audit capabilities
17th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

State-owned Transnet says it is repositioning and strengthening its internal audit function to ensure improved governance and internal controls. A key part of this includes implementation of a... 

Freeport, Vale, Anglo are said to eye Teck Metals operations
17th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Major mining companies including Freeport McMoRan, Vale and Anglo American are evaluating potential bids for a chance to purchase Teck Resources' base metals business if the Canadian miner... 

ArcelorMittal South Africa's Vanderbijlpark works
Steel industry inquiry to probe restrictions on competition in sector
17th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Competition Commission of South Africa has gazetted the draft terms of reference for a new market inquiry into the South African steel industry, which will examine whether or not there are any... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore boss digs in for battle as momentum shifts against Teck
14th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Teck Resources CEO Jonathan Price began last week on a blistering note, declaring a $23-billion takeover bid from Glencore a “non-starter” and slamming his mining rival’s history of bribery and... 

SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 

Teck’s biggest shareholder favours Glencore's coal plan
Teck’s biggest shareholder favours Glencore's coal plan
14th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Teck Resources' biggest shareholder, China Investment Corp (CIC), currently favours Glencore's takeover plan that would allow investors to exit their coal exposure in return for cash, as the two... 

Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Minister Barbara Creecy
Colloquium fleshes out JET issues
14th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

As South Africa progresses on its just energy transition (JET) journey, there are several areas on which stakeholders have agreed, while others require further debate, consideration and... 

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