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Roan is entering a ‘critical phase’, as Zambia enters its rainy season
Roan’s success to be duplicated in north
18th November 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

With diversified metal recovery business Jubilee Metals Group’s flagship copper processing project, Project Roan, in Zambia, reaching nameplate throughput last month, the company is aiming to... 

Sumitomo Metal aims to boost battery materials output
17th November 2022 By: Reuters

 Japan's Sumitomo Metal Mining  aims to increase its capacity to produce cathode battery materials and to broaden its range of products to meet rising demand from the electric vehicle (EV) sector,... 

Green hydrogen and fuel cell collaboration announced by Nel and General Motors of the US.
Top green hydrogen/fuel cell collaboration boost for platinum-group metals
16th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A joint development agreement struck between global majors Nel Hydrogen US and General Motors is expected to speed up the development of green hydrogen technology that is competitive with fossil... 

KAS-SAIIA Scholar Danielle Marais
Opinion: African minerals are critical for the green energy transition
15th November 2022

In this article, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – South African Institute of International Affairs scholar Danielle Marais writes about the importance of Africa's mineral resources for the global green... 

China has links to dozens of Canadian miners tied to critical minerals
China has links to dozens of Canadian miners tied to critical minerals
14th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

China has built up stakes in more than two dozen Canadian mining companies, including some of the industry’s biggest names. Canada’s latest crackdown on foreign investments in critical minerals is... 

Jervois raises initial A$177m
11th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple-listed Jervois Global has completed the institutional placement and the institutional component of its 1-for-5.42 pro-rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer, raising some... 

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More investment needed in Australia's critical minerals - PwC
11th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by PwC found that despite an increase in Australia’s critical minerals sector, the country’s current pipeline of development projects would fall well short of expected demand surge.... 

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Jervois pulls the trigger in Brazil, raises cash
10th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple listed Jervois Global has taken a final investment decision on the restart of its São Miguel Paulista (SMP) nickel cobalt refinery in São Paulo, Brazil, while launching a A$231-million... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa arriving in Egypt for COP27.
Investment needed for outgoing coal, incoming renewables, impacted communities, Mapungubwe highlights
8th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

With South Africa having committed to transition away from coal, investments will not only be required for the retiring of coal plants and the ramping up of renewable energy, but also for coal... 

Chicago is coming for London’s metal trading after LME stumbles
8th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

As the London Metal Exchange (LME) wades through the fallout of this year’s nickel crisis, its American rival is gaining ground. Chicago-based CME Group Inc. has successful copper and... 

Musk says Tesla has never contemplated investing in Glencore
7th November 2022 By: Reuters

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Friday that the electric carmaker has never considered investing in Swiss commodities group Glencore. "No. We've never contemplated investing in Glencore," he said,... 

Cobalt Blue readies to raise cash
7th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Cobalt developer Cobalt Blue on Monday announced plans to raise up to A$16-million in a share placement and non-renounceable entitlement offer to advance work on its Broken Hill project, in New... 

Clockwise from top left are Duncan Wanblad, Tony O’Neill, Stephen Pearce and Hilton Ingram.
Green hydrogen truck trials going well – Anglo
1st November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The 500 t world-first haulage truck powered by green hydrogen last week underwent fully loaded trialling that included tipping into the crusher at Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena platinum... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo updates on decarbonisation, biodiversity, responsible mining
31st October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation, net positive biodiversity, and progress towards assuring all operations against recognised responsible mining standards are addressed in Anglo American’s twice-yearly... 

Canada raises hurdles for foreign deals targeting critical minerals
Canada raises hurdles for foreign deals targeting critical minerals
31st October 2022 By: Reuters

Canada’s government is making it harder for foreign State-owned companies to pursue deals that target critical minerals in the resource-rich country. “Significant transactions by foreign... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore responds to climate suggestions, provides production update
28th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, in response to recommendations received, will take four steps to advance its  climate reporting amid the world facing a rapidly closing window to... 

Indlela Connections chairperson Nosipho Damasane.
New start-up intent on improving pit-to-port turnaround times
27th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Three women who have been in logistics collectively for more than 30 years have formed a company intent on helping to smooth out rail and port logistics in the Southern African region. The three... 

Dr Cosmas Chiteme, Director of Hydrogen and Energy, Department of Science and Innovation.
Make green hydrogen part of official economic recovery plan, Dept of Science and Innovation urges
26th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa should leverage the hydrogen opportunity as part of its official economic reconstruction and economic recovery plan. Dr Cosmas Chiteme, the director of hydrogen and energy at... 

S2 Research’s Simon Hudson-Peacock.
Orion has achieved vital funding milestone – S2 Research
26th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Mine development company Orion Minerals has achieved a vital funding milestone in very difficult market circumstances., S2 Research’s Simon Hudson-Peacock states in an analysis of the convertible... 

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Biden's EV minerals cash fruitless without permitting reform
24th October 2022 By: Reuters

Washington's growing financial support for companies that produce metals used in electric vehicles will likely prove fruitless unless the federal government streamlines the mine permitting process,... 

LME adds artisanal mining to green register, sets 2040 net-zero goal
24th October 2022 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has added standards for small-scale mining to its digital sustainability register and pledged to achieve net-zero emissions for its own operations by 2040, it said... 

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Aus/Japan strike critical minerals partnership
24th October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Just days after announcing the development of a Critical Minerals Strategy, the Australian government signed a new critical minerals partnership with Japan to help build secure supply chains. The... 

DRC improves extractive sector transparency but more needed – anti-graft body
21st October 2022 By: Reuters

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has made progress in implementing transparency in its extractive mining sector but needs to do more in publishing contracts and revenues from the sector, a... 

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Miners welcome Critical Minerals Strategy
21st October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian resources sector on Friday welcomed the federal government’s National Critical Minerals Strategy, which is being developed in consultation with industry and community stakeholders,... 

Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.
Sasol/Saldanha sign MoU for green hydrogen hub in Western Cape
18th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol, already a seasoned grey hydrogen producer, and Freeport Saldanha Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Enabling exploration is urgently needed to put South African mining back in ‘sunrise’ mode
17th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

High on the list of the steps that must be taken to stop South African mining from fading further into sunset mode is free access to geological information from State institutions such as the... 

Sherritt to receive C$362m from Cuban partners  
17th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-based Sherritt International on Friday announced that it had reached an agreement with its Cuban partners to settle C$361.9-million of outstanding receivables over the next five years.... 

Feasibility study contract awarded for Vermelho project
17th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim- and TSX-listed Horizonte Minerals has awarded engineering services company Wood the contract to undertake the feasibility study for the Vermelho nickel/cobalt project, in Brazil. Vermelho is... 

Critical Metals appoints DRC project field manager
14th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Critical Metals has appointed Lloyd Kirtley as its Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) project field manager with immediate effect. The company is redeveloping a former producing... 

Shell VP Sectoral Decarbonisation & Innovation Grischa Sauerberg.
Shell consortium accelerating electrification of mine haul trucks
12th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Transitioning oil, gas, fuels and lubricants company Shell has established a nine-member consortium to create electrification solutions for mining sites. The electrification offers a shift away... 

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