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Latin takes a greater stake in Solis
Updated 7 hours ago By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Latin Resources has increased its shareholding in fellow listed Solis Minerals. The company on Thursday reported that its shareholding in Solis would increase by 4.66% to 17.79%, with... 

Q Global Commodities CEO Quinton van der Burgh (left) and Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer.
Lithium-pioneering Marula to be additionally listed on JSE, CEO tells Junior Indaba
7th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In conjunction with a proposed Aim listing in London, Marula Mining is going to have an additional listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), Marula Mining CEO Jason Brewer told the Junior... 

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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... 

Green Technology Metals weighs standalone at Root
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium hopeful Green Technology Metals will assess the potential for a standalone operation at the Root project, in Ontario, following a mineral resource estimate (MRE) update for the project. The... 

Ionic gears up for first production in UK
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The technology arm of ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths, Ionic Technologies (IonicTech), is expected to produce its first separated and refined high purity magnet rare earth oxide (REO) from its magnet... 

Poseidon adds to Black Swan resource
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated disseminated mineral resource estimate for the Black Swan project, in Western Australia, has resulted in a 48% increase in the contained nickel at the deposit, said ASX-listed Poseidon... 

Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen.
Namibia best place to mine, says lithium, tin, tantalum miner
6th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Namibia is the best jurisdiction in Africa in which to mine, Andrada Mining CEO Anthony Viljoen told the Junior Indaba on Tuesday. The London Aim-listed tin, tantalum and now lithium mining company... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson, Copper 360 chairperson Shirley Hayes and JSE Deals Head Samuel Mokorosi at the April listing.
Copper 360 reports encouraging new drilling results
6th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in April, has reported encouraging new drilling results. The Copper 360 business is focused on processing historical mined... 

Marula strengthens management team
6th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has strengthened its management team with a number of key appointments, including that of Tokkas van Heerden as COO.... 

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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... 

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Nyrstar advocates for more zinc capacity
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Global critical minerals producer Nyrstar has made a case for Australia to add zinc and other industrial metals to the critical minerals list, and to provide support for an increase in the... 

Qld govt eager for Mt Carbine restart
6th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government is enthusiastic about the restart of ASX-listed EQ Resources’ Mt Carbine tungsten project, saying on Tuesday that the project would bring jobs and economic benefits to the... 

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... 

Energy Transition Minerals hits another snag in Greenland
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Energy Transition Minerals has suffered another setback with the government of Greenland refusing a 2019 application for an exploitation license for the company’s Kuannersuit project. The... 

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European Lithium strikes partnership deal for lithium hydroxide plant
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed European Lithium has inked a binding term sheet to jointly develop and operate a lithium hydroxide processing plant in Saudi Arabia. Under the term sheet with Obeikan Group, the two... 

Cabinda clears environmental hurdle
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Cabinda phosphate project, in Angola, has been granted key environmental approval licenses for construction activities, owner Minbos Resources said on Friday. The company told shareholders... 

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Paladin prices recover as Namibian govt sooth investors
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of uranium developer Paladin Energy returned to around 68c a share on Friday, after the Namibian government clarified that it would not be taking any stakes in existing mineral or... 

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Need for advanced slope stability tech realised
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Having noted the industry’s need for more advanced slope stability, Seequent, the Bentley subsurface company, launched its advanced slope stability analysis tool, SLOPE3D, which empowers... 

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Supplier grows tech as sector evolves
2nd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

Operational technology software provider AVEVA continuously strives to advance its technologies in the mining sector as both the local and global mining sectors evolve. AVEVA Select partner,... 

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... 

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... 

Midas to hunt for lithium at Canadian gold project
1st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Midas Minerals has struck an agreement with TSX-V listed Gold Terra Resources Corporation to hunt for lithium at Gold Terra’s Yellowknife gold project, in Canada. Under the Stage 1 earn-in... 

US-China green energy rivalry 'great for world', Forrest says
1st June 2023 By: Bloomberg

US ambitions to break China’s dominance of green energy supply chains are “great for the world” as long as tensions don’t lead to war, said iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest. The chairman of... 

Galan looking at expanded Argentine operations
1st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior lithium company Galan Lithium is evaluating a four-phase development approach for its projects in Argentina. The ASX-listed company on Thursday said that all components of the initial... 

International Graphite signs A$4.7m funding agreement
1st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed International Graphite has signed a funding agreement of A$4.7-million with the Commonwealth government. The company in May this year was flagged as one of the recipients of a combined... 

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... 

EcoGraf and POSCO weigh critical minerals chain in Tanzania
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed EcoGraf has signed a non-binding cooperation agreement with South Korea’s POSCO International to establish a potential battery anode materials supply chain in Tanzinia. The two... 

Lithium explorer Lepidico gets arbitration notice from Chinese chemicals maker
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia-listed lithium explorer Lepidico said on Wednesday it had received an arbitration notice from chemicals maker Jiangxi Jinhui Lithium relating to an offtake agreement between its... 

Chile wants to start lithium negotiations with Albemarle soon - Minister
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

Chile hopes to start negotiations soon with Albemarle as part of the government's plan to gain majority control of lithium mining projects, Mining Minister Marcela Hernando said on Tuesday. The... 

Vulcan signs geothermal deal with Stellantis
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Vulcan Energy has inked a binding term sheet with automaker Stellantis for the first phase of a multiphase project, to develop new geothermal projects aimed at decarbonising the energy... 

Swanson DFS proves up for Arcadia
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A definitive feasibility study (DFS) into the Swanson tantalum/lithium project, in Namibia, has estimated would produce at an average 12 500 t/m rate over a mine-life of eight years. ASX-listed... 

Piedmont Lithium's North Caroline site plan
North Carolina seeks more info for Piedmont Lithium mine permit review
31st May 2023 By: Reuters

North Carolina regulators on Tuesday asked Piedmont Lithium for additional information needed to approve the company's mine permit application, the third such request since the review process began... 

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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... 

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