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MinRes to shut Yilgarn iron-ore mine
MinRes to shut Yilgarn iron-ore mine
19th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Mineral Resources (MinRes) will shut its Yilgarn iron-ore mine, in Western Australia’s Goldfields region, at the end of the year. The decision, announced on Wednesday, follows... 


Fortescue is the world's fourth-biggest iron-ore miner
US-based Capital Group sells Fortescue shares worth A$734m
19th June 2024 By: Reuters

US-based investment management firm Capital Group Companies has sold shares worth A$733.9-million in Australian miner Fortescue, according to an exchange filing on Wednesday. The announcement came... 


BCI sells Iron Valley to MinRes for A$73m
BCI sells Iron Valley to MinRes for A$73m
14th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Resources company BCI will sell the Iron Valley iron-ore mine, in the Pilbara, to Polaris Metals, a subsidiary of ASX-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes). Iron Valley is currently operated by MinRes... 


Vale expects tentative dam collapse settlement with Brazil authorities this month
14th June 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale expects to reach a tentative agreement by the end of this month with Brazilian federal and state authorities to settle reparations over the deadly 2015 collapse of a tailings... 


Vale CEO Eduardo Bartolomeo
China steel demand plateaus at a decent level, Vale’s boss says
14th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Chinese steel demand “has definitely plateaued” due to property woes, though the Asian nation’s appetite for the material is still at a “decent level,” said the head of the world’s second-largest... 


New iron-ore exporter for Port of Esperance
New iron-ore exporter for Port of Esperance
13th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Port of Esperance, in Western Australia, is set to increase its iron-ore trade by 1.5-million tonnes a year, following a new agreement announced by Ports Minister David Michael. Gold Valley... 


Julie Shuttleworth
Fortescue loses another senior leader
13th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Fortescue has confirmed the resignation of its director of global growth, Julie Shuttleworth, who previously served as group deputy chief executive and CEO of the green energy division.... 


AmaranthCX director Paul Miller.
Reserve Bank concern about decline of public markets welcome development – Miller
12th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The concern that South Africa’s Reserve Bank expressed last week on the state of this country’s public markets is seen as a welcome development by AmaranthCX director and public market promoter... 


Western Australia resolves mining imbroglio threatening licences
Western Australia resolves mining imbroglio threatening licences
12th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Western Australia’s government has approved draft legislation that will ensure the security of mining licenses and permits in the state, a major producer of iron-ore. The legislation, to be passed... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane
Minerals Council calls for collaborative relationship among govt, labour, civil society and the private sector
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

As political parties discuss the way forward in establishing a government of national unity, the Minerals Council South Africa says it and its members are advocating for a constructive,... 


South Africa pioneered hydrogen haul truck.
World Hydrogen alerted to benefit of South Africa’s zero-emission hydrogen haul truck
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

One hydrogen haul truck eliminates the deleterious carbon emissions of the equivalent of 700 cars, First Mode global hydrogen sourcing director James Betts highlighted during this week’s World... 


Brazil seeks $20.7bn from Vale, BHP over 2015 dam collapse
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

Brazil's government presented on Thursday a counteroffer requesting that miners Vale and BHP and their joint venture Samarco pay 109-billion reais ($20.74-billion) as reparations for a tailings dam... 


Ironveld assessing options amid financing hiccup
6th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Ironveld, which owns a high-purity iron, vanadium and titanium project on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex, in Limpopo, South Africa, says it is assessing its options as it... 


MinRes sells stake in Onslow Iron haul road for A$1.3bn
MinRes sells stake in Onslow Iron haul road for A$1.3bn
5th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) on Wednesday announced a binding agreement to sell a 49% interest in the Onslow Iron project’s dedicated haul road to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners... 


Need for quick exploration activity.
First call applications for R400m junior mining exploration fund close July 12
4th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The first call applications for the R400-million junior mining exploration fund (JMEF) close on July 12. This was stated on Tuesday in a media release issued by the Department of Mineral Resources... 


Rio Tinto Iron Ore CEO Simon Trott
Rio Tinto invests $143m in low-carbon ironmaking R&D facility
4th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining giant Rio Tinto has announced a $143-million investment to establish a research and development (R&D) facility in Western Australia to test the effectiveness of its low-carbon ironmaking... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP faces a test of patience after $49bn Anglo bid falters
4th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Days after BHP Group failed to secure the $49-billion takeover of smaller rival Anglo American, investors have one message for CEO Mike Henry — keep your cool. BHP argues it showed restraint in... 


Iron-ore tumbles to lowest in six weeks on China demand concerns
Iron-ore tumbles to lowest in six weeks on China demand concerns
3rd June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore dropped to the lowest level in more than six weeks on worries over the outlook for Chinese demand, which has been hammered by the protracted property crisis. China’s housing slump is now... 


Champion Iron reports higher profit
Champion Iron reports higher profit
31st May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Quebec iron-ore miner Champion Iron has reported a robust revenue and net income performance for the year ended March 31, 2024. Despite facing challenges due to lower selling prices and logistical... 


Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo starts formal divestment of coal, nickel after rebuffing BHP, CEO says
30th May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American is starting a formal process to sell its coal assets and explore options for its nickel operations after fending off a takeover threat from bigger rival BHP Group, CEO Duncan Wanblad... 


Investors relieved BHP walked from Anglo takeover deal
Investors relieved BHP walked from Anglo takeover deal
30th May 2024 By: Reuters

nvestors welcomed BHP Group's decision to walk away from a $49-billion plan to take over its rival Anglo American, which rejected three proposed offers from the top global miner over the past six... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP walks away from $49bn pursuit of mining rival Anglo
29th May 2024 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group on Wednesday walked away from its $49-billion plan to take over rival Anglo American, which rejected a last-ditch request for more time, ending for now its six-week pursuit.... 


Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
Anglo American digs in its heels, denies BHP's extension request
29th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified miner Anglo American on Wednesday denied BHP’s request for more time to engage on a proposed takeover transaction, stating that its fundamental concerns regarding the $49-billion... 


BHP seeks extension as crunch time for $49bn Anglo bid approaches
BHP seeks extension as crunch time for $49bn Anglo bid approaches
29th May 2024 By: Reuters

BHP Group on Wednesday asked for more time to try to win over takeover target Anglo American, hours before a deadline for the world's biggest miner to firm up its $49-billion offer for its smaller... 


Anglo American's head office in South Africa
BHP, Anglo dig in even as takeover talks deadline nears, sources say
28th May 2024 By: Reuters

BHP was struggling to find common ground with Anglo American on Tuesday in talks over its takeover offer, with no new concessions as a deadline nears for the world's biggest miner to submit a... 


A BHP logo on a building
JPMorgan says BHP plan risks $4.3bn South Africa outflow
27th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

A successful takeover of Anglo American under the arrangements BHP Group has offered could lead to outflows of $4.3-billion from South Africa, according to a JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysis. Such an... 


BHP and Rio Tinto will receive Caterpillar and Komatsu battery-electric haul trucks for trialling purposes, with the outcomes to be shared between the two companies, as well as for further development purposes by the original equipment manufacturers
BHP, Rio Tinto collaborate to expand battery-electric haul truck development
27th May 2024 By: Donna Slater

In support of their shared ambitions to reduce carbon emissions and meet a net-zero operational greenhouse-gas emissions target by 2050, diversified miners BHP and Rio Tinto are partnering with... 


Anglo's South African corporate head office
BlackRock encouraged Anglo to extend talks with BHP, source says
27th May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American was encouraged by key shareholders including BlackRock to continue engaging in talks with BHP Group over its proposed 38.6-billion pound ($49.18-billion) mining merger, a person... 


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... 


Hawsons Iron appoints new CEO
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Iron-ore developer Hawsons Iron has appointed Tom Revy as CEO, replacing Bryan Granzien who is retiring. Revy has more than 35 years’ experience in the resources sector, having previously held... 


Large Anglo shareholders are backing miner’s stance on BHP talks
Large Anglo shareholders are backing miner’s stance on BHP talks
24th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Several of Anglo American’s big shareholders have said they support the company’s efforts to persuade BHP Group to change the structure of its takeover proposal or compensate for the risks it... 


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... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP has a week to convince Anglo its South African plan can work
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group just won an extra week to convince Anglo American on its $49-billion takeover plan. But the world’s biggest miner still must resolve the deal’s most intractable obstacle: What to do about... 


Anglo American chairperson Stuart Chambers
Anglo shoots down BHP’s third attempt, agrees to one-week extension
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The world’s top diversified miner BHP has made a third unsolicited conditional takeover proposal for smaller rival Anglo American on Wednesday, only hours before its initial deadline for a firm... 


Anglo CEO Duncan Wanblad and BHP CEO Mike Henry
Clock runs down on BHP’s $43bn bid for Anglo American
22nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group has just hours to launch a blockbuster bid to buy smaller mining rival Anglo American — or put its audacious takeover plan on the shelf. The proposal by the world’s biggest miner to spin... 


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... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoğlu
Menar advancing on the manganese front
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Private investment company Menar, which is advancing steadily on the manganese front, has anthracite, coal, nickel, and gold in its diversified multi-country portfolio. The company's... 


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... 


The Port of Durban
Reserve Bank warns carbon taxes may cut exports by 10%
21st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

South African economic growth could be severely stunted if carbon taxes are widely imposed on its exports, according to a new report by the country’s central bank. The South African Reserve Bank... 


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