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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... 


London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
22nd September 2023 By: Bloomberg

London-listed Kodal Minerals said its lithium project in Mali won’t be impacted by new legislation that entitles the state to a greater share of the West African nation’s mining assets. On August... 


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... 


China climate envoy says phasing out fossil fuels 'unrealistic'
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

The complete phasing-out of fossil fuels is not realistic, China's top climate official said, adding that these climate-warming fuels must continue to play a vital role in maintaining global energy... 


Iron-ore climbs on China support measures; set for weekly fall
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Iron-ore futures rose on Friday, buoyed by reports of China's support measures for businesses and after Rio Tinto said it paused work at a mining site in the Pilbara region following an incident.... 


Norway's Storebrand raises seabed mining concerns with Kongsberg
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Storebrand Asset Management, which has joined investor calls for a moratorium on seabed mining, has raised concerns with Kongsberg about the Norwegian company's stake in seabed minerals start-up... 


Gemfields’ rough emeralds and rubies continue to be in demand after the step-change in market pricing seen across last year
Gemfields expects lower 2023 financial performance
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gemstone producer Gemfields has demonstrated robust financial performance during the first half of 2023.  However, CEO Sean Gilbertson cautioned on Friday that the company is unlikely to replicate... 


MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining revenue nearly doubles
22nd September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE listed MC Mining has reported a significant decrease in its aftertax loss for the year ended June 30, thanks to a marketing agreement that has paved the way for lucrative opportunities in the... 


Amerigo’s MVC mine resumes normal operations
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Minera Valle Central (MVC), Amerigo Resources mine near Rancagua, in Chile, has resumed normal production after removing more than 2.2-million m2 of water from the Cauquenes historical tailings... 


Pacgold raises A$3.2m for exploration
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior gold explorer Pacgold will raise A$3.2-million in a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors. The junior will issue 16.7-million shares at a price of 19c each under its... 


Electricity Minister Kgosietsho Ramokgopa says Eskom has provided a response to the issues raised in the appeal
Early Kusile restart uncertain as Creecy adjudicates emissions appeal
22nd September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Department of Fisheries, Forestry and the Environment (DFFE) has confirmed that Minister Barbara Creecy is still adjudicating an appeal of the National Air Quality Officer’s (NAQO’s) decision... 


Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson
Canada, Japan agree to work more closely on battery supply chains
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Canada and Japan on Thursday agreed to work more closely together to establishing sustainable and reliable global battery supply chains, the Canadian government said in a statement. The two sides... 


Sigma Lithium signs supply deal with Glencore
Sigma Lithium signs supply deal with Glencore
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Miner Sigma Lithium said on Thursday it would supply more than 20 000 t of the mineral to commodity trader Glencore amid rising demand for the key element used in electric vehicle batteries. The... 


Southern Copper sees Peru output hitting 400 000 t this year
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Southern Copper, controlled by Grupo Mexico, expects its production of the red metal in Peru to bounce 17% this year to 400 000 metric tons, a senior executive told Reuters, driving the firm's... 


Pakistan's PM invites Rio Tinto to explore investment opportunities
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Pakistan's Prime Minister extended an invitation to Rio Tinto group's CEO to visit the country to explore investment opportunities further in a meeting in New York on Thursday. The CEO of Rio... 


Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon... 


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ARM, GoldOre, Gautrain make headlines
22nd September 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses African Rainbow Minerals’ R2.5-billion solar power plant under construction in the North West; GoldOre’s microbubble technology, which is being used... 


Lefroy raises funds for exploration
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Lefroy Exploration has received firm commitments to raise A$6.2-million to fund nickel and gold exploration in Western Australia. The company on Friday said it will place some... 


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... 


Tivan appoints Hatch to review Speewah
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company Tivan has appointed engineering group Hatch to conduct an engineering review on the prefeasibility study of the salt roast processing pathway for its Speewah... 


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RCF sells Ausenco to US investment firms
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has announced plans to sell global engineering firm Ausenco to US investment firms Eldridge, Brightstar Capital Partners and Claure Group, in a deal... 


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Strike likely to end at Chevron operations
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Industrial action at the US Gorgon and Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations could come to a close as unions and US energy major Chevron agreed to a deal proposed by the Fair Work... 


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Another Rio blast damages rock shelter
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Friday said it was working with traditional owners in the Pilbara after blasting operations at its Nammuldi iron-ore mine impacted an ancient rock shelter. “As part... 


Rio's QMM mine not a threat to environment - report
Rio's QMM mine not a threat to environment - report
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An independent community study into the Rio Tinto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) ilmenite mine, in Madagascar, has concluded that there is no need for heightened health concerns around local... 


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Magazine round up | 22 September 2023
22nd September 2023

A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 


Transnet CEO Portia Derby
Transnet says indebted companies are behind the calls for its CEO’s removal
21st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s beleaguered state ports and rail company deepened its feud with the private sector, accusing business chambers of intimidation because they owe it money. A September 12 letter from... 


Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa
Grid investment ‘fully funded’ for next three years, but scale-up requires alternative models
21st September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has indicated that it has sufficient funding for the coming three years for the grid infrastructure investments that will be pursued in line with its Transmission Development Plan, but says... 


Fortuna completes acquisition of Chesser, strengthening West African presence
21st September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Canadian precious metals minerFortuna has closed the previously announced acquisition of gold exploration company Chesser Resources. Fortuna acquired 100% of the fully paid ordinary shares of... 


LBMA launches RfP to digitise responsible gold guidance
21st September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has launched a request for proposal (RfP) for a digital ecosystem that will provide trust and confidence to support the integrity of the market, and the... 


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Innovation and collaboration take centre stage in decarbonisation
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining companies are leading the charge in decarbonisation, making significant strides. Yet, challenges persist, emphasising the need for collaborative efforts and innovation to strengthen this... 


Vitaly Nesis
Polymetal to sell Russian business in one piece -CEO
21st September 2023 By: Reuters

Gold and silver producer Polymetal International plans to sell all of its Russian assets rather than split them up, and will hire an adviser for the deal soon, chief executive Vitaly Nesis said on... 


Great Southern Copper takes over Monti lithium project in Chile
21st September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Great Southern Copper (GSC) has executed a binding term sheet for the Monti lithium project, located in the Salar de Atacama district of Chile. The Monti lithium project comprises 81... 


Luminex and Anglo to negotiate Pegasus earn-in amendments
21st September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has agreed to continue negotiations with exploration and development company Luminex to amend the terms of its earn-in of the Pegasus project, in Ecuador. Anglo... 


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