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Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.
Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy
28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 

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Safeguard Mechanism changes concerning miners
28th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has expressed concerns over changes to the Safeguard Mechanism, warning that it would impact operations in Australia. The federal government this week struck an agreement... 

BHP strikes CCUS deal in China
27th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has struck a deal with Chinese steelmaker HBIS Group Co to trial pilot-scale demonstrations of carbon capture and utilisation technologies at HBIS’ steel operations in China... 

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Greens deal struck to get Safeguard Mechanism over the line
27th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Federal government has secured additional Parliamentary support for the Safeguard Mechanism reforms, which the Australian Greens said would put up to 116 gas and coal projects in the firing... 

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Exploration spend, youth skills, mine energy make headlines
24th March 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks why South Africa is not garnering global exploration spend; youth skills and businesses remain key in the Just Energy Transition; and Exxaro's... 

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Sponsor discusses hydrogen, wastewater
24th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Advisory firm KPMG was a sponsor at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre last month – where its energy and natural resources team... 

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Wastewater solution can aid ESG goals
24th March 2023 By: Nadine James

Mining companies are facing increasing scrutiny around their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), and an area that can reduce energy consumption, and environmental and societal... 

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BHP and Hatch team up on green steel
23rd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has partnered with global engineering firm Hatch to design an electric smelting furnace pilot (ESF) plant in support of a decision to construct this facility in Australia.... 

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22nd March 2023

This week: Re-pursue exploration to help re-build South Africa’s economy, says business booster; And, Coal miner Exxaro to build 68 MW solar power plant in Limpopo 

Teck is spinning off its coal business into Elk Valley Resources to focus on the production of copper.
Investors question Teck on climate even after Canadian miner's coal spin-out
22nd March 2023 By: Reuters

 Investors have yet to embrace Canadian miner Teck Resources' proposal to spin off its highly polluting coal business and focus on production of copper to help supply society's move toward electric... 

Andrada CEO Anthony Viljoen.
Lithium development on track as Andrada production capacity increases
20th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Technology metals mining and exploration company Andrada anticipates completion of its lithium bulk-testing pilot facility in June this year, the London AIM-quoted company said on Monday, March 20,... 

Exxaro's MD for Energy Leon Groenewald.
Exxaro well-advanced on own-mine renewables plan, says new energy MD
17th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal miner Exxaro has advanced considerably on progressing the generation of renewables to supply electricity to its own mining operations, newly appointed Exxaro MD for Energy Leon Groenewald said... 

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Just energy transition to be job-positive, but youth skills and businesses crucial
17th March 2023 By: Schalk Burger

South Africa's transition from fossil fuel dependence to a renewable energy-based economy will add more jobs than will be lost in fossil fuel value chains, but the skills that young people have to... 

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Financing models, exploration, solar projects make headlines
17th March 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Orion Minerals’ plan to build smaller but get base metals into production much sooner; Rifle-Shot’s Dilley Naidoo's belief that exploration investment... 

FFI advances Kenyan green energy ambitions
17th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Green energy developer Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) is advancing ambitions to develop a green energy and fertiliser project in Kenya, with the company signing an Investment Support and... 

Mining BEVs set to launch
17th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address... 

Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Brazil
BHP potentially faces $44bn bill in Brazil dam case
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group is potentially facing a £36-billion ($44-billion) lawsuit in London over Brazil's worst environmental disaster after the number of claimants more than tripled to 700 000,... 

Chevron sharing CCS lessons
16th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron is sharing lessons learned in its carbon capture and storage (CCS) operations at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Western Australia, with fellow industry... 

Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Exxaro earnings soar, final dividend down
16th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal, energy and ferrous markets company Exxaro reported strongly rising revenue in its year-end results for the year ended December 31, which boosted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation... 

Northern Cape base metals' hubs.
Orion will now build smaller but get base metals into production far sooner
15th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

What South Africa’s base metals mining aspirant Orion Minerals has been trying to do over the last two years is to drive a very typical historic project financing arrangement for junior mining.... 

Chevron backing multitude of carbon technologies
15th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

US energy major Chevron on Wednesday said that in addition to carbon capture and storage (CCS) at its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Western Australia, the company is also... 

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€15m Just SA launched in bid to unlock Mpumalanga transition projects
14th March 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new €15-million initiative has been launched to provide research and technical support for “catalytic” just transition projects in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province, currently the centre of... 

Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance solutions Telvina Naidoo.
Banking has crucial role to play in enabling mining to transition to clean energy, says Nedbank CIB
14th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The banking sector has a crucial role to play in enabling mining companies to transition to clean energy fully, says Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance... 

Imports, lack of legislative support curtail sector
10th March 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The South African mining sector is a challenging sector for valves suppliers to operate in, as the valves used in the sector have become highly price-oriented. Industry body South African Valve and... 

Another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica.
Another just energy transition drive hits high spots in form of Just Green AfrH2ica
9th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Yet another just energy transition initiative has come flying out of its starting blocks in the form of Just Green AfrH2ica, the promoter of the just energy transition to green hydrogen in Africa,... 

A$15bn NRF Bill advances
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government’s National Reconstruction Fund (NRF) Corporation Bill has passed the House of Representatives. The Bill will establish the NRF which will invest A$15-billion across... 

Climate Council calls for green steel incentives
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Climate Council has called on the federal government to deliver strong policy and incentives to drive the transformation of industry, noting that the production of green metals in the... 

Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are forecast to take the competitive high road.
Platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell vehicles forecast to be TCO unrivalled by 2026/7
8th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The total cost of ownership  (TCO) of platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) is forecast to be less than that of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2026, and less than that of... 

Santos advances work on e-methane
8th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos is advancing work on its carbon neutral e-methane collaboration, having inked an agreement with Osaka Gas Australia (OGA) for pre-front end engineering and design... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt.
Turn energy, logistics threats into opportunities, African Rainbow Minerals CEO urges
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa's energy and logistics threats should be turned into opportunities, says African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt. Speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview following ARM’s... 

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