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South32 finishes year strong
24th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple-listed South32 has set three annual production records during the year ended June, with growth in aluminium, copper and manganese reported. “We had a strong finish to the year, with group... 


Hindustan Zinc's Q1 profit falls on weak zinc, lead prices
21st July 2023 By: Reuters

Indian miner Hindustan Zinc on Friday reported a fall in first-quarter profit, dragged by weak zinc and lead prices, and despite reduced expenses and tax burden. The company's consolidated net... 


South Africa is an important supplier of manganese – just one of the critical minerals needed for global decarbonisation efforts.
No more plundering: Can Africa take control in green mineral rush?
19th July 2023 By: Reuters

From Zimbabwe's lithium-rich rocks to the Democratic Republic of Congo's cobalt, minerals critical for clean energy technologies are increasingly in demand from Africa's trade partners as part of... 


Indonesia hikes export taxes for copper, zinc and iron - finmin
18th July 2023 By: Reuters

 Indonesia's export tax rates for copper concentrate will rise to a range of 5% to 10%, according to a new regulation, as the government tries to push miners to process metals at home rather than... 


US President Joe Biden
Biden's electric car sales plan to strain critical mineral supplies - automakers
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Stellantis and Toyota Motor blasted a Biden administration plan to squelch auto pollution, saying it would compel aggressive and unrealistic sales of electric vehicles that strain critical mineral... 


Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 


Nickel is expected to face shortages of between 10% and 20% by the end of the decade.
McKinsey adds to warnings of metals shortages for clean energy
5th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

McKinsey & Co. joined the growing chorus warning that metals considered key to the clean-energy transition face shortages in coming years, potentially suppressing the adoption of electric cars,... 


Malan Scholes Attorneys director and mining lawyer Hulme Scholes.
South African regulator not doing enough to promote junior mining – mining lawyer
4th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The major theme of the recent Junior Indaba was the concern that the South African regulator is not doing enough to promote junior mining in South Africa. Government’s role should be to cut red... 


US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources Office of Energy Transformation acting director Scott Woodard.
Clean hydrogen could be virtually zero cost, US energy diplomat tells London Indaba
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The main founders of the Inflation Reduction Act envision the US legislation as a clean energy bill to lower the costs of green energy technologies for everyone around the world as well as being... 


Business for South Africa chairperson Martin Kingston
Private sector working with government on multiple work streams to end loadshedding
29th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The private sector is so far working with government on six of the ten energy crisis work streams, for which business raised R100-million to procure skills and expertise for donation on an arm's... 


The Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia
Appian acquires controlling stake in Rosh Pinah
27th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining-focused investment adviser Appian Capital Advisory has acquired an 89.96% interest in the producing Rosh Pinah zinc/lead mine, located in the Kharas region in southern Namibia, from Trevali... 


The Penasquito mine, in Mexico
Newmont declares force majeure on metal products from Mexico's Peñasquito
23rd June 2023 By: Reuters

Newmont has declared force majeure on deliveries of some metal products from its Peñasquito mine in Mexico, the Us-listed miner told Reuters, citing strike action as a constraint on output.... 


BMI outlines most prominent mineral, metal trends for the coming years
22nd June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Research firm BMI says the metals and mining industry will continue to grapple with changing metal consumption patterns, accelerating demand for critical minerals and heightened governmental... 


Grupo Mexico defends legality of San Martin mine operations after US labour complaint
22nd June 2023 By: Reuters

Grupo Mexico said Wednesday it legally resumed operations at its San Martin mine in 2018 after a decade-long strike, countering a Mexican union that recently submitted a petition to US labor... 


US requests probe of alleged labour abuses at Grupo Mexico mine
19th June 2023 By: Reuters

US labor officials on Friday asked Mexico to investigate alleged worker rights abuses at a Grupo Mexico mine in the central state of Zacatecas, the 11th US labor complaint in Mexico under a 2020... 


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.... 


Vedanta Zinc International executive director and CFO Pushpender Singla.
Vedanta to anchor Cabinet-approved special economic zone in Northern Cape
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Cabinet-approved Namakwa special economic zone (SEZ) in the Northern Cape, which is currently undergoing public comment, will be anchored by Indian zinc mining and processing company Vedanta... 


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... 


Pearl Gray Equity and Research's  Steve Booyens.
More succinct licence processes are a must to attract exploration investment – researcher
2nd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

More succinct licence processes are needed to attract exploration investment in South Africa,  Pearl Gray Equity and Research managing partner Steve Booyens said on Friday. “There are loads of... 


Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Fruitful discussion under way on exploration incentivisation – Minerals Council
1st June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Fruitful discussions are taking place on flow-through shares to incentivise junior mining and exploration, Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell said... 


Chinese EV battery maker Gotion mulls factory in Morocco
1st June 2023 By: Reuters

Morocco's government and China-based battery maker Gotion High Tech have agreed to look into setting up an electric vehicle battery plant in the kingdom with up to $6.3-billion in eventual... 


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Aurelia secures Federation funding, appoints new lead
31st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Aurelia Metals has announced a A$140-million funding solution for its Federation project metals project, in New South Wales, while also announcing the appointment of a new MD and CEO.... 


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... 


Bunker Hill upsizes financing to restart Idaho mine, agrees offtake
Bunker Hill upsizes financing to restart Idaho mine, agrees offtake
25th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

CSE-listed Bunker Hill Mining has announced an upsized and improved project finance package with Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty, which would enable the completion of the restart of... 


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... 


Phosphate is needed in the agricultural sector
Transitions present opportunities for African miners, manufacturers
24th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are three broad transitions under way that are likely to have a considerable impact on the mining and manufacturing sectors in South Africa and Africa, especially given the demand for... 


Marula highlights Kinusi progress
23rd May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Tanzania-focused miner Marula Mining says its activities on site at the Kinusi copper project are progressing well, ahead of mining activity, which is planned to start by June 30. Mining activity... 


Missing recovery leaves China’s metals bears in charge
23rd May 2023 By: Bloomberg

The first gathering of the Asian metals community since the pandemic should have been a celebration, fueled by state stimulus and a long-awaited post-Covid rebound for the world’s top commodities... 


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... 


Former Anglo CEO Mark Cutifani
Cutifani to chair Vale’s battery metals board
19th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vale SA recruited former Anglo American boss Mark Cutifani to lead an independent board that will oversee its new base metals subsidiary, while flagging “news” on a strategic partner by mid-year.... 


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