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Blencowe awarded $5m grant for Uganda graphite DFS programme
22nd September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK-based Blencowe Resources has signed an agreement with the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) to provide $5-million in funding through a technical assistant grant for the... 

Bell Equipment CEO Leon Goosen.
Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on advancing underground mining equipment. Currently a... 

King to hold critical mineral talks in the UK and EU
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King will hold bilateral talks with ministerial counterparts from Germany, the EU, France and the UK around Australia’s supply of critical minerals. The... 

Stora Enso, others invest $18m in bio-graphite firm CarbonScape
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Finnish-Swedish forestry firm Stora Enso, battery producer Amperex Technology and other parties have invested $18-million in start-up CarbonScape to commercialise bio-graphite for use in batteries,... 

EcoGraf taps Tanzania for possible downstream development
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed EcoGraf on Tuesday said it was finalising a preferred site for a potential unpurified spherical graphite (SPG) and fines facility in Tanzania, after an independent study confirmed the... 

China to revise mine safety law after fatal accidents
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

China's mine safety administration is drafting revisions to the country's mining safety law, an official said on Monday, after two coal mine accidents killed more than 60 people this year. The... 

Renascor adds to Siviour resource
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has reported a 25% increase in the mineral resource estimate for its Siviour graphite project in South Australia. Following recent resource expansion drilling, the... 

Synthetic graphite for EV batteries: Can the West crack China's code?
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

New investments in the United States and Europe aim to challenge China’s stranglehold on a key ingredient used in most electric vehicle batteries – graphite – but industry experts said that will be... 

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New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 

Syrah gets funding support from the US
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has approved a $150-million conditional loan commitment to ASX-listed Syrah Resources’ subsidiary Twigg Exploration and Mining. Syrah... 

ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
ICMM publishes guidance to improve the mining, metals industry’s disclosure of Scope 3 emissions
7th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global metals and mining industry body ICMM has published a 'Scope 3 Emissions Accounting and Reporting Guidance', which provides a standardised framework for mining and metals companies to... 

MRC flags six-week stop at Skaland
MRC flags six-week stop at Skaland
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands and graphite producer Mineral Commodities (MRC) has flagged a six-week interruption at its Skaland graphite mine, in Norway. The ASX-listed company on Thursday reported a mechanical... 

EcoGraf looking at further investment in Tanzania
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite developer EcoGraf is weighing further investment in Tanzania, where the company is progressing its Epanko project. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online on the sidelines of Paydirt’s Africa... 

Lindi Jumbo offers opportunity for mining in Tanzania
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Graphite developer Walkabout Resources is hoping that the development of its Lindi Jumbo graphite mine, in Tanzania, would open the floodgates for foreign investment in the African nation.... 

POSCO International green materials head Yoo Sam (front left) and NextSource president and CEO Craig Scherba (front right) at the MoU signing ceremony
NextSource, POSCO sign MoU
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-listed NextSource Materials has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korean trading company POSCO to collaborate with each other. NextSource notes that this may... 

Black Rock extends partnership with POSCO
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Tanzanian graphite developer Black Rock Mining has inked a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Korean major POSCO International Corporation over a potential long-term graphite fines... 

Metallurgical test work at Blencowe’s Orom-Cross graphite project complete
4th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Blencowe Resources has announced the successful completion of additional metallurgical test work on its Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda. The testing was conducted by graphite... 

People working at a mine site
It’s getting harder to find mining engineers a green world needs
1st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Digging up the metals that go into power grids and electric cars is crucial to the energy transition. While the mining industry has plenty of reserves to tap, it faces a worrying shortage of young... 

Court rejects appeal to Talga permit
Court rejects appeal to Talga permit
1st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Swedish Court of Appeal has rejected a bid to appeal the grant of graphite developer Talga Group’s permit for its Nunasvaara South mine. The company was in April granted the environment and... 

Cobalt is one of the critical minerals needed for the energy transition
Resource-rich countries facing a double transition
1st September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Resource-rich countries face a double transition – the transition in their energy supplies and the transition in their mining sectors, German Institute for International and Security Affairs senior... 

Risks rise in critical minerals boom
1st September 2023

New environmental and social challenges are likely to arise as the energy transition gains traction and demand for critical minerals increases, reports environmental, social and governance (ESG)... 

Triton gets mining concession in Moz
30th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Triton Minerals has been granted a 25-year mining concession for its Cobra Plains graphite project, in Mozambique. Triton had previously held an exploration license over the Cobra... 

measuring graphite
Walkabout concludes interim funding measures
29th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Graphite mineral developer Walkabout Resources has declared the conclusion of the interim funding measures that were executed throughout the initial six months of the year. The company has reached... 

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Trust, patience see Maputo port yield record results – Grindrod
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Port of Maputo is reaping the results of an $800-million investment that has taken the port from handling five-million tons overall in 2007, to a record 27-million tons last year, says Grindrod... 

Blencowe confirms offtake interest from downstream graphite processors
14th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK-headquartered graphite developer Blencowe Resources has advised that its 100 t bulk sample testwork programme will be completed by the end of August. The company appointed graphite technical... 

Volt upgrades Bunyu economics
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated feasibility study (PFS) into the Bunyu graphite project, in Tanzania, has improved the economics of the Stage 1 project. The Stage 1 operation is based on a mining and processing plant... 

Tirupati secures prepayments in support of ramp-up efforts
10th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Madagascar-focused flake graphite miner Tirupati Graphite has received $1-million net of prepayments from existing clients to support the ramp-up of its operations in Madagascar. The company is... 

Renascor secures license for PSG purification process
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has entered into a licensing agreement with German battery mineral consultancy group Dorfner ANZAPLAN, allowing the company to use an eco-friendly purification... 

Tirupati reports big increase in flake graphite output
8th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Madagascar-focused flake graphite miner Tirupati Graphite has recorded a 188% year-on-year increase in production for the three months ended June 30, as it continues to ramp-up its Vatomina and... 

Ghana approves green minerals policy to develop lithium industry
7th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Ghana approved a green-minerals policy to help manage the exploitation and production of lithium, a step toward tapping into the multibillion-dollar global industry. The cabinet approved the policy... 

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