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QPM strikes CSG deal with Fitzroy
23rd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with coal miner Fitzroy Coal Management to accelerate gas drainage at the Carboroug Downs coal mine, in the... 


The entrance to the Grootvlei power station
Netherlands, Eskom to implement just transition initiatives at Grootvlei power station
21st June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Kingdom of the Netherlands and South African State-owned power utility Eskom have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the development and implementation of just energy transition (JET)... 


Peabody says Shoal Creek fire won’t impact 2023 results
21st June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Top US coal producer Peabody Energy has managed to seal off two longwall panels in the area of the Shoal Creek mine that was impacted by a fire in March and has begun the process of resuming... 


BHP will need carbon credits to meet net zero target
BHP will need carbon credits to meet net zero target
21st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP on Wednesday told shareholders that the company would likely need to make use of high-integrity carbon credits to offset greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions which could not be... 


Renewable energy and fossil fuel sources
Policy gaps, rigid legislation highlighted as key hurdles in just energy transition
20th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Policy gaps and rigid legislation continue to hold back South Africa’s energy transition, according to a new report supported by diversified miner Anglo American and compiled by research... 


Eskom power lines and substation
Eskom’s new grid queuing rules governed by ‘first ready, first served’ approach
20th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

State-owned electricity utility Eskom is preparing to issue updated grid queuing rules that will outline how it plans to manage scarce grid connection capacity in a way that avoids “hogging” of... 


Fortescue Future Industries and Fortescue Metals Group executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest
Apt investment in green hydrogen can provide full employment, FT Hydrogen Summit hears
19th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Proper investment in green hydrogen generation has the potential to provide full employment and economic growth for decades to come as well as protect the planet from devastating climate change,... 


Implats chairperson Thandi Orleyn
Impala Platinum’s Zimbabwe unit eyes expansion into lithium
15th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Impala Platinum Holding’s Zimbabwe unit is considering expanding into other metals, including lithium. The Johannesburg-based platinum miner still sees a future in Zimbabwe and is on the lookout... 


JAE38 Wildcub Continuous Miner
JA Engineering showcases new continuous mining machine
14th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Original-equipment manufacturer JA Engineering (JAE) has showcased the latest in its range of underground mining equipment, the JAE38 Wildcub. The locally manufactured, low-mid-seam continuous... 


Vietnam State coal miner to boost output to battle power shortage
14th June 2023 By: Reuters

Vietnam's state coal miner Vinacomin will boost production by 15% this year to supply the power sector, state media reported on Wednesday, as the country battles electricity shortages amid high... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter 
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I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, says Baxter
13th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, outgoing Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Tuesday, when spoke to Mining Weekly in a Teams interview.... 


A South African coal mining operation
South Africa's mining production increased in April, but mineral sales value decreased
13th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

After 14 months of year-on-year contractions in mining production, South Africa in April recorded a 2.3% year-on-year increase in output to April. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that... 


Image shows core samples
Qld budget hopes to boost exploration spend
13th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government on Tuesday announced a more than A$50-million injection to boost exploration initiatives in the state as part of the State Budget. “This budget continues our commitment... 


The joint venture Mafube mine
Lower coal prices, rail challenges dampen Thungela’s expected interim earnings
12th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed coal miner Thungela Resources expects to report lower earnings and cash generation for the six months ending June 30, owing to a sharp decline in coal prices and continued rail... 


QRC launches new campaign against royalties
12th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) on Monday launched a new campaign against the state government’s royalty rates. QRC CEO Ian Macfarlane said the resources industry was backing the next phase... 


Glencore offers to buy Teck’s steelmaking coal business
Glencore offers to buy Teck’s steelmaking coal business
12th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Glencore has offered to buy Canadian miner Teck Resources’ steelmaking coal business, Elkview Resources (EVR), the companies confirmed on Monday. This comes as Teck has twice... 


Eskom Power station
Presidency outlines criteria to be used before revising coal decommissioning schedule
9th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidency has moved to outline the criteria that will be used before any decision is made to delay the decommissioning of certain coal-fired power stations to take account of the prevailing... 


Coal use set to drop in Europe's power mix as weather moderates
9th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Europe is on track for limited power demand in June on the back of favorable weather trends, reducing the need for the region to burn coal in generation. Mediterranean countries are expected to... 


An image of Kenmare Resources' mineral separation process
Unlocking opportunities through addressing regional issues
9th June 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite growth in the Mozambique mining industry, operations continue to encounter challenges – such as poor public infrastructure, inefficient logistics networks, equipment supply constraints and... 


An image depicting coal miners underground
Coal still relevant despite backlash – investment firm
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the prevailing global transition away from coal-based forms of energy, the fossil fuel remains crucial in supplying baseload energy and powering critical industries, says mining investment... 


dusty mining dump truck with excavator loading it up
35% of mining CEOs feel exposed to climate-related risks
7th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

More than one-third – about 4 000 or 35% – of mining CEOs polled by PwC for its latest global mining report consider their company to be highly or extremely exposed to climate-related risks within... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa chaired a meeting of Ministers and CEOs at the Union Buildings on June 6
Top CEOs sign up to help tackle South Africa’s energy, transport and crime crises
7th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

CEOs from some of South Africa’s largest companies – including Sasol’s Fleetwood Grobler, Anglo American’s Nolitha Fakude, former Exxaro CEO Mxolisi Mgojo, Toyota South Africa’s Andrew Kirby,... 


Teck's Elkview coal operations
Teck receives interest in its coal business
6th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian diversified miner Teck Resources said on Tuesday that it had received several inbound indications of interest regarding various forms of potential transactions involving its steelmaking... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
6th June 2023

This week: Construction phase of Menar’s new R600m colliery project is in full swing; and, JSE pushing hard to attract junior miners, exploration companies to list 


Bowen Coking Coal to raise A$50m
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Bowen Coking Coal has completed a A$40-million share placement plan and unveiled a fully underwritten A$10-million share purchase plan (SPP), to fund work at its Burton project. The... 


Image shows core samples
Exploration spend falls in March quarter
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has shown that mineral and exploration expenditure fell during the March quarter while petroleum exploration expenditure rose. In original... 


The Kendal power station is one of four being prioritised for technical support
Private sector technical teams to begin work at four troubled coal stations
5th June 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Private sector support teams, assembled with the support of the R100-million Resource Mobilization Fund (RMF), will be deployed soon across four troubled coal-fired power stations to assist Eskom... 


Top climate finance group floats guidance on Asia coal phaseout
5th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest climate-finance alliance has launched a public consultation on its guidance for financial institutions and others working to accelerate the managed phaseout of coal power in... 


Sasscal executive director Dr Jane Olwoch of Namibia.
Green hydrogen atlas results show enormous Southern African potential – Sasscal
5th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The results of the green hydrogen atlas for Southern Africa, now readily available online, show enormous potential green hydrogen production throughout the region, the Southern African Science... 


Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan
South Africa’s locomotive shortage unresolved after China visit
2nd June 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s Department of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said he’s yet to resolve an impasse with China that’s held up the delivery of locomotives and parts essential to improving... 


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