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Jubilee sees ‘tremendous’ growth potential after completing expansion programme
25th October 2022 By: Chanel de Bruyn

London- and Johannesburg-listed Jubilee Metals Group has met its production targets for the financial year ended June 30, after having completed its capitalisation and expansion programme. Over the... 

Plug CEO Andy Marsh.
Platinum-linked green hydrogen economy has $10-trillion-a-year opportunity tag
24th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The three letters PEM, which flag platinum-using green hydrogen and fuel cell solutions, are written all over the American green hydrogen company Plug, which is advancing into a potential... 

Impala Platinum ingot
PGMs demand may taper off despite robust automotive demand forecast
21st October 2022 By: Darren Parker

Global demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) is forecast to taper off beyond 2030, despite a robust outlook for increasing automotive sales, according to platinum group metals producer Impala... 

National Treasury to trim budget deficits further on mining royalties
21st October 2022 By: Reuters

South Africa's National Treasury will have a narrower budget deficit in 2022/23 than it earlier assumed, continuing to be trimmed over the next three years thanks to buoyant mining receipts, a... 

New World Platinum Investment Council director of research Edward Sterck.
World Platinum Investment Council's new research director
20th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) on Thursday announced the appointment of Edward Sterck as its new director of research, effective from November 1. Sterck, who joined WPIC last year,... 

Iron-ore operations at Anglo American's Kumba Iron Ore.
Anglo, Thyssenkrupp join forces to make steel greener
20th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American has signed a memorandum of understanding with longstanding customer Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG to collaborate on developing new pathways for the decarbonisation of steelmaking.... 

Eastplats COO resigns
20th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Hannelie Hanson has stepped down as COO of Eastern Platinum (Easplats) to pursue new career opportunities. “Hannelie has been a valued member of the South African management team for several years... 

First mass-produced passenger fuel cell electric vehicle, the Changan Shenlan SL03.
China becoming fuel cell electric vehicle leader, World Platinum research indicates
20th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

In what is a major plus for platinum demand and consequently South Africa’s local mining economy, China is poised to become a leading market for platinum-using fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs),... 

Implats lifts stake in RBPlat to 40.49%
18th October 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals miner Impala Platinum (Implats) has concluded agreements to acquire a further 78 253 shares in Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat). The shares constitute about 0.03% of RBPlat's... 

Freeport Saldanha CEO Kaashifah Beukes.
Sasol/Saldanha sign MoU for green hydrogen hub in Western Cape
18th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Integrated energy and chemicals company Sasol, already a seasoned grey hydrogen producer, and Freeport Saldanha Industrial Development Zone on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Enabling exploration is urgently needed to put South African mining back in ‘sunrise’ mode
17th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

High on the list of the steps that must be taken to stop South African mining from fading further into sunset mode is free access to geological information from State institutions such as the... 

Bernard Pryor and Phoevos Pouroulis.
Karo platinum project taking off in Zimbabwe with solar power tailwind
14th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A multi-phased development approach is being adopted at the Karo Platinum project in Zimbabwe, where a 17-year opencast mine is to be built with a timeline to deliver its first ore to mill in July... 

Shell VP Sectoral Decarbonisation & Innovation Grischa Sauerberg.
Shell consortium accelerating electrification of mine haul trucks
12th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Transitioning oil, gas, fuels and lubricants company Shell has established a nine-member consortium to create electrification solutions for mining sites. The electrification offers a shift away... 

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold targets 30% emissions reduction by 2030
12th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Wednesday released a carbon emissions reduction target that aims to achieve a 30% absolute reduction in its Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by... 

Metallurgical chrome stacker with material ready for despatch.
Strongly producing Tharisa achieves seven fatality-free years
11th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome co-producer Tharisa, which on Tuesday reported considerably higher production in the 12 months to September 30, has achieved seven fatality-free years. “We... 

Zimbabwe miners unfazed by new royalties proposal
10th October 2022 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's miners do not expect any significant impact from the government's proposal to collect royalties in the form of refined minerals, the country's Chamber of Mines said on Monday. President... 

Zimbabwe demands some mining royalties in refined metal
10th October 2022 By: Reuters

 Global miners operating in Zimbabwe will have to pay some of their royalties in refined metal rather than cash, the country's president wrote in a newspaper on Sunday, as the country struggles to... 

Former Anglo America CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani.
Development is only conversation South Africa should be having, Cutifani tells Joburg Indaba
6th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Development is the only conversation that South Africa should be having, former Anglo American CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani said amid strong applause at the Joburg... 

Sibanye exploring further means of treating water, extracting value
6th October 2022 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed diversified mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has built various innovative water treatment plants and is researching and developing new technologies to treat water, as well as extract... 

 	Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest.
Big green hydrogen project on way via European/Australian partnership
6th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

An integrated green hydrogen project to help Europe mitigate its current energy and climate crisis and to bring green molecules to Europe is being brought about by a European-Australian... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter.
South Africa’s geological prospectivity fantastic, says Minerals Council CEO
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s geological prospectivity is fantastic, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told the Joburg Indaba on Wednesday. This is so even though only 15% of South Africa's surface... 

Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude.
Helping world transition to net-zero carbon is mining's biggest opportunity, says Minerals Council president
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The biggest opportunity mining has as an industry is to help the world to transition to a net-zero carbon world, Minerals Council South Africa president Nolitha Fakude said on Wednesday. Fakude,... 

A photo of the Mopani operations in Zambia
Sibanye interested in Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines – Froneman
5th October 2022 By: Reuters

Sibanye-Stillwater has expressed an interest in Zambia's Mopani Copper Mines, the mine and smelter complex looking for new investors after Glencore sold the asset to state mining investment company... 

US funding granted to enhance platinum-based hydrogen electrolyser development
5th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The US Department of Defense has granted Nel Hydrogen $5.6-million in funding for a project aimed at accelerating advanced electrolyser stack development to enable low-cost hydrogen storage and... 

Less than 5% of energy consumed by South African mining in 2020 sourced from renewables.
Investment required to meet mining’s decarbonisation, power challenges – PwC
4th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s mining sector will be required to make major investments into alternative and renewable energy sources and energy planning to address the dual challenges of decarbonisation and... 

Demand for platinum-based green hydrogen generation growing.
More platinum-based green hydrogen generation on the way
3rd October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Up to 1 350 t of green hydrogen can now be generated a year from renewable solar and wind power in the Wunsiedel Energy Park, in Germany. “This is another example of platinum-based production of... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre
29th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The key objective of transparency in applying for prospecting rights and mining rights – and openly managing them – can be enabled by a commercially available cadastre system. While South Africa... 

Anglo American Platinum Executive Head Human Resources Virginia Tyobeka.
Each Anglo Platinum employee to receive R8 000 worth of shares a year
28th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum has launched a new employee share ownership plan (Esop), which it envisages will be implemented in the fourth... 

Orion Minerals reaping rewards from South Africa's minerals-endowed but under-explored Northern Cape.
Metals for cleaner future being turned to account in minerals-endowed Northern Cape
28th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s critical minerals potential is being highlighted in an increasingly promising manner by Orion Minerals, the Sydney- and Johannesburg-listed company that is showing the way in the... 

Dr David Hart, E4tech.
Green hydrogen, fuel cells important part of any future energy system, says global strategist
27th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen and fuel cells will be a very important part of any future energy system, says Switzerland-based energy and sustainability consultancy strategist Dr David Hart. Among the... 

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