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Blencowe continues to advance graphite prequalification work, expects offtake agreements soon
28th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As London-listed Blencowe Resources advances the definitive feasibility stage of the Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda, towards production near the end of 2025, the company has had various... 

Panellists discuss graphite demand and rare earth supply chains at Junior Indaba
27th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With growing demand for electric vehicles, yearly graphite supply needs to be about four times higher in 2030, and about nine times higher in 2040, than at present, owing to its use in energy... 

COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 

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Graphite market challenges made 2023 tough for Syrah but the future looks promising
24th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Unforeseen graphite market developments in 2023 cast a shadow on ASX-listed Syrah’s Balama graphite project’s sales and production momentum, while highlighting the company’s strategic position in... 

Hugo Pienaar.
Green hydrogen must be allowed to decarbonise optimally, Junior Indaba hears
23rd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen must be made cheap enough to decarbonise optimally at a time when the delay in emission reduction needs to be reversed if the world is to hit net zero by 2050. A range of factors... 

Opening Junior Indaba panel (from left) Lili Nupen, Tseliso Maqubela, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza, Bernard Swanepoel.
Latest cadastre agreement excites South Africa’s Junior Indaba panel
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

There were expressions of excitement at the South Africa’s Junior Indaba on Tuesday when attendees at the important mining event learnt of the signing of the service-level agreement (SLA) for South... 

Haul trucks in operation at a West African mine
Use resources to diversify African economies, unlock sustainable growth
21st May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

A majority of African economies, or 83%, are highly commodity-dependent and are vulnerable to external shocks, experiencing good growth when commodity prices are high, but seeing growth reversal... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane
Minerals Council, Geoscience, IDC going all out to boost South African exploration
17th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A collective effort was apparent on Friday when Minerals Council South Africa, the Council for Geoscience and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) spoke on the same platform to promote a... 

Investment in certain minerals, notably copper and lithium, is falling short of what was required for transition to net-zero energy system
Today’s well-supplied market for critical minerals ‘may not be a good guide for future’
17th May 2024 By: Terence Creamer

A new International Energy Agency (IEA) report describes the sharp decline in critical mineral prices over the past year as a double-edged sword, cautioning that, while it has been a boon for clean... 

MRC in talks to take full control of WA graphite project
MRC in talks to take full control of WA graphite project
15th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Graphite-focused Mineral Commodities (MRC) is in negotiations with its joint venture (JV) partner in the Munglinup project, on Western Australia’s Fitzgerald coast, to settle a dispute regarding... 

Tirupati schedules requisitioned general meeting for June 11
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite will, on June 11, hold a general meeting to give shareholders the opportunity to vote on a resolution brought by a group of shareholders to replace... 

The Kookaburra graphite project has the second largest known graphite resource on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.
Graphite miner Lincoln joins EU trade mission
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite miner Lincoln Minerals CEO Jonathon Trewartha will participate in an Australia government-led trade mission to the European Union (EU) in early June. During the trade mission, Lincoln... 

Tirupati urges shareholders to vote against replacing the board with new directors
13th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

London-listed specialist flake graphite producer Tirupati Graphite has asked shareholders to vote against resolutions brought by a group of shareholders seeking the removal of chairperson and MD... 

MRC plans to sell SA mineral sands mine as focus shifts to graphite
MRC plans to sell SA mineral sands mine as focus shifts to graphite
10th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) has announced a decision to divest its interest in the Tormin mineral sands mine in South Africa to allow the company to focus its efforts on graphite assets... 

Tirupati grows production, sales but warns of working capital limitations
10th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Tirupati Graphite has successfully grown its commercial production by 49% year-on-year and its sales revenue by 70% year-on-year for the financial year ended March 31, despite working... 

Sovereign reports ‘excellent’ graphite testwork results
8th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and Aim-listed Sovereign has reported “excellent” results from graphite testwork completed at multiple independent laboratories in Australia, Canada and South Africa using a conventional... 

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Kinross records 20% margin surge, free cash flow triples
8th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Kinross has kicked off the year on a robust note, marking a 20% surge in margins and a remarkable tripling of its free cash flow. In its first-quarter report unveiled this Tuesday,... 

South Star makes first graphite sale from Santa Cruz
7th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed South Star on Tuesday announced a binding sales agreement for the initial purchase of 100 t of graphite concentrate from the Santa Cruz mine, in Brazil. The material will be shipped... 

Walkabout warns of short-term impact on Tanzania exports following cyclone
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources says its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, was only mildly impacted on by heavy rains and a brief power interruption as a result of cyclone Hidaya, which passed... 

Tirupati offers to meet with shareholders who sought the removal of three directors
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite says its directors have offered to meet with shareholders who have requested a general meeting be held to allow shareholders to vote on the removal of... 

Walkabout achieves first concentrated ore at Lindi Jumbo, ramp-up efforts continue
2nd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has started concentrating ore at its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, with commissioning activities continuing to ramp up. The mine is poised to become one... 

Graphite miners lobby US govt to impose levy on China-sourced EV material
Graphite miners lobby US govt to impose levy on China-sourced EV material
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

North American graphite miners are lobbying the US government to impose a 25% tariff on three graphite products sourced from China in order to counter Beijing's monopoly on a key material used in... 

Magnis holds a majority stake in Imperium3 New York (iM3NY), which operates a US battery plant.
Asic targets Magnis and Poullas over disclosure failures
30th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Asic) has initiated civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against graphite company Magnis Energy Technologies and its executive... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane.
How 30 years of democracy has transformed South Africa's mining industry
25th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s 30 years of democracy has changed the character of this country’s mining industry profoundly, Minerals Council South Africa emphasised in a report that highlights the industry’s... 

Zimbabwe Mines Minister Winston Chitando
Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa names new Mines Minister in mini-reshuffle
25th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reappointed Winston Chitando as the Southern African nation’s Mines Minister, a post he held before last year’s elections. Prior to his reappointment,... 

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Changing business opportunities, challenges in Zimbabwe highlighted
24th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Zimbabwe is undergoing change and aims to attract more companies to do business in the country, but risks and challenges remain for businesses aiming to capitalise on the opportunities in the... 

Silver bars
Armadale sets out to earn a majority stake in US silver asset
24th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-listed investment company Armadale Capital, which holds mine investments in Africa, has entered into an agreement to earn a 50% interest in Africo American Incorporated (AAI), the holding... 

Volt progresses programmes with customers for Tanzania project
24th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Volt Resources has provided shareholders with an update on the progress at its Bunyu graphite project, in Tanzania. As reported in January, graphite concentrate from the project was... 

Graphite expert appointed to Kasiya development team
23rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and Aim-listed Sovereign Metals has appointed consultant Dr Surinder Ghag to its owner’s team as chief technology officer for graphite. Ghag will assist Sovereign’s graphite strategy in... 

Dr Surinder Ghag appointed Sovereign chief technology officer
23rd April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim- and ASX-listed Sovereign Metals has appointed graphite and battery anode specialist consultant Dr Surinder Ghag as chief technology officer of graphite. Ghag will assist Sovereign's graphite... 

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