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Lundin’s free cash flow tops $1bn
18th February 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian base metals miner Lundin Mining took advantage of the favourable price environment in 2021, setting several all-time financial records. The company on Thursday announced all-time high... 


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South32 reports stellar first half, advances work at Hermosa
17th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has reported a 1 847% increase in profits after tax for the half-year ended December, along with record operating margins. Profits after tax for the first half of 2022... 


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It’s records all round for Glencore in ‘terrific’ 2021
15th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

2021 was a terrific year for the company, Glencore CEO Gary Nagle said on Tuesday, when he reported record earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) of $21.3-billion, a... 


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Red tape delaying R90bn investment in ready-to-go projects – Minerals Council
14th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Red tape is delaying investment worth R90-billion in ready-to-go mining-related projects, at a time when the South African economy is in desperate need of such projects proceeding, to create jobs... 


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Foreseen renewables demand providing opportunity for job creation, just energy transition
10th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Demand already foreseen is providing South Africa with the far-reaching and very welcome opportunity to create sufficient new jobs – “and then some” – to ensure a just energy transition away from... 


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Metals, engineering need govt support to ensure sustainable economic recovery
8th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South African businesses in the metals and engineering sector have faced enormous challenges over the past few years, with the Covid-19 pandemic compounding an already difficult situation, Steel... 


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Directors face potential liability for climate change risks – Webber Wentzel
8th February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Directors face potential liability if they fail to carry out their fiduciary duties to curb climate change risks and do not make complete disclosures about climate-related risks, Webber Wentzel... 


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Australian resource exports rise in 2021 - ABS
4th February 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has shown that Australia’s resources and energy exports in 2021 were up almost one-third on the previous year. The ABS’ International... 


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Glencore enters battery recycling JV, targeting renewable-powered facility
3rd February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore has entered a battery recycling joint venture (JV) with strategic partner and battery pioneer Britishvolt, a UK battery cell technologies and... 


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Glencore reports 43% higher ferrochrome production
2nd February 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore on Wednesday reported 43% higher ferrochrome production in its full year 2021 production report.   


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South Africa needs to embrace Ubuntu principles in going green, webinar hears
31st January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

In decarbonising and going green, South Africa needs to embrace the principles of Ubuntu and show humanity towards others. That view was expressed by Gold Fields South Africa executive VP Martin... 


South32 warns of global Covid impacts
24th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Despite a strong December quarter, diversified miner South32 on Monday warned shareholders that labour shortages and freight bottlenecks would impact global operations this year. “We achieved a... 


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Trevali starts early works on Rosh Pinah expansion project
21st January 2022 By: Darren Parker

Canadian base metals mining company Trevali Mining has started an early works programme on its Rosh Pinah 2.0 (RP2.0) mine expansion project, in south western Namibia. The Rosh Pinah underground... 


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SSR sells Mexican mine to Endeavour Silver
14th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple listed SSR Mining has announced plans to sell its Pitarrilla silver/lead/zinc project in Durango, Mexico, to TSX- and NYSE-listed Endeavour Silver for up to $127-million. The consideration... 


Ambler Metals close to starting formal permitting for Arctic
12th January 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Ambler Metals, a joint venture between Trilogy Metals and South32, will soon start the formal permitting process for the Arctic project, in Alaska. An independent consulting company has completed... 


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Formal launch of South Africa’s first green ammonia project on Tuesday
12th January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The formal launch of South Africa’s first green ammonia project takes place on Tuesday, against the background of the initiative having already secured an in-principle offtake agreement from a... 


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Minerals Council backs State capture commission’s recommendations
6th January 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa on Thursday endorsed the recommendations of the first report of the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture. The Minerals Council said these recommendations, aimed at... 


Glencore’s former top copper trader joins digital metal startup
5th January 2022 By: Bloomberg

Glencore’s former head of copper marketing, Nico Paraskevas, joined Open Mineral as a senior adviser after investing in the digital metals trading startup. Paraskevas, who left Glencore during a... 


Walkabout solidifies exploration footprint in Scotland
4th January 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has acquired the remaining 25% stake in JDH Exploration for £100 000, giving it full ownership over 750 km2 of prospective exploration licences in southwest Scotland.... 


Schummer resigns as Trevali COO
17th December 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-headquartered Trevali Mining’s COO David Schummer has resigned, citing personal reasons. In a short statement on Thursday, CEO Ricus Grimbeeck thanked Schummer for his contributions and... 


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Leading mining companies commit to contract transparency
9th December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Members of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Thursday announced their commitment to disclose all mineral development contracts from the start of January this year, wherever... 


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Exploration debate highlights Nema challenge
3rd December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The withdrawal of a portion of the National Environmental Management Act (Nema) has created a major challenge for mineral exploration in South Africa, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)... 


Trevali wraps up Santander sale
3rd December 2021 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-headquartered Trevali has closed the transaction with Cerro De Pasco Resources (CDPR) to sell its Santander mine, in Peru. The TSX-listed miner said on Friday it had received ten-million... 


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Transport group eyes Copperbelt
3rd December 2021 By: Halima Frost

Specialist logistics group Unitrans Africa plans to use its copper handling success, in Botswana, as a launchpad to enter into mining operations in the Copperbelt of Zambia and the Democratic... 


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Rising demand for separation compound
3rd December 2021 By: Halima Frost

Since the partnership between global chemicals producer 2M Holdings and speciality materials company Celanese, established in 2014, demand for its methyl isobutyl carbinol (MIBC) compound, used to... 


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Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, use hydrogen to cut diesel – Cutifani
2nd December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, and then use the hydrogen that has been created to replace diesel. Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani proposed this climate blueprint while also... 


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Law firm creates outsourced compliance solution for mining industry
25th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A specialist mining law firm, which prefers people to paper, has created an outsourced compliance solution for Africa’s mining industry. NSDV will not simply rely on the paper trail when a client... 


Gorno set to produce for nine years - study
24th November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Gorno zinc/lead/silver project, in Italy, has estimated that the project could have a mine life of some nine years. ASX-listed Alta Zinc on Wednesday said that the scoping... 


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ScoZinc improves Scotia mine’s project economics
17th November 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

An updated prefeasibility study (PFS) for the Scotia mine has improved the project economics, which are now 12% more robust than the 2020 study, ScoZinc CEO Mark Haywood reports. The updated PFS... 


Rain and flooding disrupt Teck logistics
17th November 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Teck Resources said on Tuesday that its logistics chain between west coast terminals and BC operations had been temporarily disrupted, owing to heavy rain, flooding and mudslides.... 


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