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ICMM president and CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
ICMM members commit to improving diversity, equity and inclusion in the mining industry
26th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) have made a collective commitment to improve diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the mining and metals industry and positively... 


Robert Friedland.
Impossible for world to go green without African resources, London Indaba hears
26th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Without the African mineral endowment, there is no chance of an energy transition taking place. “The fate of humanity rests on the African continent,” Ivanhoe executive co-chairperson Robert... 


Admiring the pink diamond is South African Diamond Producers Organisation CEO and Pioneer Tender House director Yamkela Makupula.
Junior miner recovers spectacular pink diamond from banks of Middle Orange River
26th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A junior diamond mining company has recovered a spectacular pink diamond from the banks of the Middle Orange River. The diamond, named Protea Pink, is a fancy pink, 29.52 ct type II diamond, with... 


DMRE investigating reported deaths of 31 Lesotho nationals in illegal Free State mine
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) says inspectors have found high methane levels at an illegal mining operation, in Welkom, in the Free State, where at least 31 people are said... 


S African explosives maker anchors in Brazil
23rd June 2023 By: Halima Frost

South African company AECI Mining is currently undertaking an expansion project in two strategically significant mining states in Brazil, with an anticipated completion date in mid-2023. This... 


Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking infrastructure, energy and telecommunications head Mike Peo.
Green hydrogen presenting South Africa with good target point – Nedbank
22nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen is presenting South Africa with a good target point at a time when the African continent is on the cusp of a massive revolution in the energy space. “For South Africa in particular,... 


Platinum Group Metals CEO Frank Hallam.
Hopes rise for platinum, palladium use in batteries as commercialisation trialling steps up
21st June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Hopes are rising for the commercialisation of batteries that are boosted by the inclusion of platinum and palladium following the engagement of an innovation centre to drive the next generation of... 


Fortescue Future Industries and Fortescue Metals Group executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest
Apt investment in green hydrogen can provide full employment, FT Hydrogen Summit hears
19th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Proper investment in green hydrogen generation has the potential to provide full employment and economic growth for decades to come as well as protect the planet from devastating climate change,... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter 
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I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, says Baxter
13th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, outgoing Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Tuesday, when spoke to Mining Weekly in a Teams interview.... 


MinRes reports fatality at Onslow
MinRes reports fatality at Onslow
13th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) has reported a fatality of a contractor at its Onslow iron project. The miner said in a statement on Tuesday that an incident occurred at the Ken’s Bore site... 


Prime opportunity
9th June 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid a global energy transition and a subsequent increase in demand for critical minerals and metals from Africa, various considerations should be noted and acted upon to ensure that Africa can... 


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Perseus returns to Meyas Sand but defers FID
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Contractors and employees of gold miner Perseus Mining have returned to the Meyas Sand gold project, in Sudan, however, the miner has deferred a final investment decision (FID) on the project. In... 


Tshiamiso Trust says reviewing authorities have started their work
5th June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Silicosis settlement organisation the Tshiamiso Trust says its reviewing authorities have begun their work considering disputes logged by claimants who are not satisfied with the notice of... 


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... 


Woodside reports fatality at North Rankin
2nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside on Friday reported a fatality at the North Rankin Complex, offshore Western Australia. The company reported that a contractor was critically injured during work activity... 


A portrait picture of Charl Marais 4Sight operational technology digital transformation manager
Value chain solution implemented at local mine
2nd June 2023

Energy management and automation company Schneider Electric and information technology management company 4Sight have embarked on a project at a prominent South African mining group that sees both... 


An open pit mine with various sloped and surface
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... 


A photo of Digital Industries CEO and software distributor IS³ MD Dion Govender
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,... 


Mzila Mthenjane has been appointed CEO of the Minerals Council South Africa
Exxaro's Mthenjane to succeed Baxter as Minerals Council CEO
31st May 2023 By: Darren Parker

The Minerals Council South Africa has officially appointed mining and renewable energy company Exxaro Resources' stakeholder affairs executive head Mzila Mthenjane as its new CEO. He will take over... 


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... 


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... 


ICMM President and CEO Rohitesh Dhawan.
Guidance on how mining should manage human rights impacts updated
25th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Updated guidance to help mining companies improve how human rights impacts are managed across the globe has been published by the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM).  ICMM members... 


SFA Oxford CEO Henk de Hoop.
Fields emerging that need the catalysis platinum group metals can provide
24th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A wide range of industries, which require considerable production volumes that platinum group metals (PGMs) can help to provide, are being developed and ramped up, such as in the production of... 


Green transition's exponential demand for metals, minerals.
Mining council zeroing in on aluminium, copper, silicon, steel in accelerating circular economy
23rd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In setting up to accelerate a global circular economy, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will be focusing on the value chains of wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels and... 


University of the Witwatersrand’s Wits Mining Institute DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob.
Sibanye-Stillwater funding Wits University’s carbon storage brainstorming ‘techathon’
22nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and New York listed platinum group metals, green metals and gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater is funding a brainstorming ‘techathon’ on the challenge of storing carbon in... 


Starlink enterprise sales director Phillip van Essen at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival, hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand
Starlink addresses issue of presence in S Africa at Dwyka Tech*Carnival
19th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The ambition of Elon Musk’s global satellite Internet service Starlink is to be available worldwide, said Starlink enterprise sales director Phillip van Essen at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival this week... 


A photo of Roger Baxter speaking at an indaba podium with Bernard Swanepoel in the background.
Junior Indaba to highlight challenges, opportunities
19th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

This year’s Junior Indaba event – aimed at explorers, developers and investors in the African junior mining sector – will feature a panel discussion on efforts to create a junior mining environment... 


Dwyka Mining Services MD Jamie van Schoor and Emesent CEO Stefan Hrabar at the Dwyka Tech*Carnival, hosted at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand
Dwyka Tech*Carnival highlights the importance of adaptability
18th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

The flexibility humans have to deal with the unexpected has become one of the most crucial skills for any organisation today, as technology continues to play a greater role in business globally,... 


Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.
Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs
16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 


AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold to primary list in New York, secondary list in Joburg, domicile in UK
12th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti is targeting September as the month in which it will invert its stock exchange listings. Its primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will become a... 


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