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Pearl Gray Equity and Research's  Steve Booyens.
More succinct licence processes are a must to attract exploration investment – researcher
2nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

More succinct licence processes are needed to attract exploration investment in South Africa,  Pearl Gray Equity and Research managing partner Steve Booyens said on Friday. “There are loads of... 

Zimbabwe aims to double power output by 2025 to meet mining demand
2nd June 2023 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's State power utility ZESA aims to more than double national grid capacity by 2025 to respond to increased demand from the mining sector, its chief executive said on Thursday. The country... 

Teck struggles to secure top shareholder’s support on coal split
Teck struggles to secure top shareholder’s support on coal split
2nd June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Teck Resources is struggling to secure the support of top shareholder China Investment Corp (CIC), as the Canadian miner studies options to exit its coal business while fending off a takeover bid... 

Jonathan Price
Governments must speed up mine permits to meet transition needs - Teck CEO
2nd June 2023 By: Reuters

Governments need to speed up permitting of new mines to boost their chances to meet a surge in demand for minerals vital to feed the clean energy transition, Teck Resources CEO Jonathan Price said... 

Peru sees copper projects on track, to stay ahead of Congo on output
Peru sees copper projects on track, to stay ahead of Congo on output
2nd June 2023 By: Reuters

Peru's key copper projects are moving forward and the country is optimistic about remaining the world's second-largest copper producer, its mining minister said on Thursday, fending off a rise in... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Fruitful discussion under way on exploration incentivisation – Minerals Council
1st June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Fruitful discussions are taking place on flow-through shares to incentivise junior mining and exploration, Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell said... 

Ascent announces intention to bid for Amur Minerals
1st June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

European and Latin America-focused Ascent Resources on Thursday revealed that it had approached the board of Amur Minerals, which is a cash shell following its disposal of its Russian nickel asset... 

Tertiary highlights target areas for further exploration in Zambia
1st June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Following Aim-listed Tertiary Minerals’ previous announcement of favourable copper analytical results from sampling of core from historic drill hole RKN800, it has published a separate presentation... 

Chinese EV battery maker Gotion mulls factory in Morocco
1st June 2023 By: Reuters

Morocco's government and China-based battery maker Gotion High Tech have agreed to look into setting up an electric vehicle battery plant in the kingdom with up to $6.3-billion in eventual... 

Zambia orders halt to work on copper mine in Lower Zambezi park
1st June 2023 By: Reuters

Zambia's government on Wednesday ordered mining company Mwembeshi Resources to immediately halt all activities on the $494-million copper project it is developing in the Lower Zambezi National... 

Scoping study proves up AuKing's Koongie Park
1st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Koongie Park copper/zinc project, in Western Australia, has found that the project could have a mine life of some 11 years. ASX-listed AuKing Mining told shareholders... 

Codelco chairperson Maximo Pacheco
Codelco shuts Ventanas smelter in move towards sustainable mining
1st June 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's State-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, on Wednesday closed its Ventanas metal smelter in the country's central coast, following environmental incidents in the region that... 

EU seeks critical minerals deals with more African countries
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

The European Union (EU) is in negotiations with Democratic Republic of Congo, a leading source of battery minerals, and aims for talks with other African countries to shore up its supplies of... 

Indonesian copper miner Amman aims to raise $880 mln in IPO
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesian copper miner Amman Mineral Internasional aims to raise up to 12.94-trillion rupiah ($880.6-million) in a listing scheduled for June 28 to July 3, it said in its prospectus on Wednesday.... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo reorganises management, Mkhwanazi to head Africa, Australia
31st May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American has announced several changes to its senior management team and organisation to lead what it describes as its “next phase of delivery”. The... 

The Antapaccay operation in Peru
Glencore plans $1.5bn investment to expand Peru copper mine
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

Mining giant Glencore plans to invest $1.5-billion on an expansion project at its Antapaccay mine in Peru, up from $590-million announced previously, a company executive said, in a bid to unlock... 

Ivanhoe's Kamoa-Kakula mine will help return the DRC to copper heavyweight status.
Peru seen losing title of No 2 copper producer soon to DRC
31st May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Peru is expected to lose its mantle as the world’s No. 2 copper-producing nation to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by 2026 to 2027, according to consulting firm Wood Mackenzie. “Already... 

Image shows broken core
New atlas showcases critical minerals potential
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Geoscience Australia has developed an atlas of sites across Australia pinpointing previously mined and discarded rock and earth which could help boost Australia’s global position as a clean energy... 

BHP and Microsoft join forces for copper recovery
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has unveiled a new collaboration with software giant Microsoft which has used artificial intelligence and machine learning with the aim of improving copper recovery at the... 

JSE Origination and Deals Head Samuel Mokorosi and Copper 360 chairperson Shirley Hayes at last month's Copper 360 listing.
JSE pushing hard to attract junior miners, exploration companies to list, says Mokorosi
30th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is going all out to attract junior mining and exploration companies, making it easier for companies to get on to the exchange and to remain on the... 

Copper braces for more bad news from China
30th May 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices on Tuesday hovered a little above last week's six-month low as investors braced for Chinese data that is expected to show a further contraction in factory activity. Benchmark copper... 

Ignacio Bustamante is stepping down from Hochschild to take up a position with Appian in London.
Bustamante departs Hochschild to take up Appian base metals position
30th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Ignacio Bustamante has announced his resignation as CEO from South America-focused Hochschild Mining to relocate to London, where he will head up the base metals division of investment advisory... 

Hydrogen and downstream mineral processing targeted in new hub
30th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Renewable hydrogen, future facing minerals processing and shipbuilding and sustainment has been identified as the three industries targeted by the Western Australian government to transform the... 

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye advances carbon neutrality with first utility-scale renewable energy project
29th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In its first power purchase agreement, platinum group metals, green metals and gold producer Sibanye-Stillwater has achieved financial close for an 89 MW wind energy project. Under the terms of the... 

Australia Trade Minister Don Farrell visited the US over the weekend.
Australia sees 'enormous market' for battery metals in the US
29th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

President Joe Biden’s signature climate policy is helping drive a “golden age of mineral exploration” in Australia, as the US rushes to catch up with China on clean energy technologies, the... 

Hedge funds bet against copper for first time in three years
Hedge funds bet against copper for first time in three years
29th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Hedge funds are betting against copper on the London Metal Exchange for the first time since the early months of the pandemic — a sharp reversal from just weeks earlier after China’s disappointing... 

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Cutifani's directorship at TotalEnergies renewed
26th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Energy company TotalEnergies’ shareholders have approved the renewal of the three-year terms as director of Marie-Christine Coisne-Roquette and Mark Cutifani. This approval was granted at a... 

Ratings agency takes note of battery metals potential in sub-Saharan Africa
26th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As demand surges for minerals used in low-carbon energy generation and electric vehicles (EVs), commodity-exporting economies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) could reap significant rewards, says... 

Metals markets face grueling summer as Chinese demand falters
26th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Big conferences often crystalize the prevailing sentiment in markets. So it’s probably no coincidence that copper has dived below $8 000 a ton and iron ore is trading south of $100 after metals... 

Sagging demand drags copper towards 6th straight weekly loss
26th May 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices rose on Friday but remained on track for a sixth consecutive weekly loss amid lacklustre demand from top metals consumer China and other markets. Benchmark copper on the London Metal... 

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