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South32 sticks to plan in June quarter
25th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 has seen production increases in alumina, aluminium, copper, nickel and manganese ore for the three months to June, with operations delivering to plan despite weather... 


Galena sets production target for 2023
22nd July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Base metals developer Galena Mining has set a production target of between 53 000 t and 68 000 t of lead from its Abra project, in Western Australia, for the 2023 financial year. Construction at... 


GCM’s gold and silver production up year-on-year
18th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

TSX-listed GCM Mining produced 16 370 oz of gold in June at its Segovia operations, in Colombia, bringing the total for the second quarter to 53 198 oz, compared with 52 198 oz a year prior. On... 


How to avert the risk of valuable information being disregarded.
Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash
15th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen.... 


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New mining Bill major threat to jobs and investment, must be strenuously opposed – ENSafrica
14th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A new draconian mining industry draft Bill, which threatens jobs and investment – and can even impose a penalty of 10% of turnover on a mine company, along with corporate manslaughter charges –... 


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Jubilee appoints nonexecutive director to chair safety, sustainability committee
14th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim- and AltX-listed diversified metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group has appointed Tracey Kerr independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect. Based in the UK, she is currently... 


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Mine haulage transition to electric offered without disruption
1st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

If the world were to electrify every mine truck, it would stop 198 000 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day from entering the atmosphere, which equates to a single electrified mining truck eliminating... 


Metals set for worst quarter since 2008 on global downturn angst
Metals set for worst quarter since 2008 on global downturn angst
30th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

Base metals headed for the worst quarterly slump since the global financial crisis in 2008 as China’s economy recovered only gradually and fears of a world recession intensified. The London Metal... 


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Renewables plans poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Grootegeluk coal mine by up to 90%
27th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Going forward, combined renewables plans already in place are poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Exxaro Resources’s Grootegeluk coal mine in Limpopo by up to 90%. The renewable strategy being... 


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Deeming could bring regulatory certainty to much-needed minerals investment – NSDV
23rd June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The detraction of the South African investment market is the uncertainty around approval timelines and the implementation of a deeming provision could change all that by treating applications as... 


Walkabout's maiden drill programme finds lead, zinc mineralisation at Scotland project
21st June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Walkabout Resources has announced solid assay results from a maiden drilling programme having been completed for 1 667 m at the Blackcraig lead/zinc/silver project, in Scotland. The... 


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Green hydrogen’s business case significantly strengthened, summit hears
17th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen, when earlier identified as a necessary clean energy source to help the world achieve net-zero emissions in the coming decades, was higher up the cost curve than fossil fuels. Now... 


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Battery metal buzz counters financial market angst at mining’s big show
16th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

The turmoil that rocked financial markets this week has done little to shake the optimism around global mining, if the signs of exuberance on display at one of the industry’s biggest gatherings in... 


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ESG provides profitable returns from smart capital allocation – analyst
15th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks not only help businesses and the communities in which they operate but can also generate positive returns as mining companies reduce operating... 


AEX Gold establishes JV for strategic minerals in Greenland
13th June 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed AEX Gold is setting up a joint venture (JV) focusing on strategic minerals in Greenland, a region which CEO Eldur Olafsson says is “one of the few remaining under-explored frontiers”... 


Fitch Solutions warns of lower lead prices in second half of this year
10th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Analyst firm Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research expects lead prices to edge lower at $2 150/t over the second half of this year, as demand from the global automotive market weakens –... 


Anglesey deputy chair, former CEO dies
8th June 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

UK mining company Anglesey Mining said on Wednesday that its deputy chairperson William (Bill) Hooley had passed away. "We are deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of our colleague and... 


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Increased efficiency cuts carbon, advances net-zero path, research finds
8th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Like all other key industries, mining is having to advance along a net-zero path as part of the global decarbonisation drive. Gone are the days when innovation and financial improvement can be sold... 


Stronger China demand prospects propel copper to five-week peak
6th June 2022 By: Reuters

 Copper prices climbed to five-week highs on Monday after the lifting of Covid-lockdowns in top consumer China boosted demand prospects while dwindling inventories provided further support.... 


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Circular economy prompting steel, oil, carbon recovery from end-of-life mine truck tyres
6th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Highest and best use of ultra-large end-of-life mine truck tyres is being brought about by a change to the model in which resources are mined, made into products, and then become waste. Just one of... 


A large rotary kiln and drier system manufactured by FLSmidth is being delivered to the rAaguaia Niquel Metais ferronickel mine in Brazil
Supplier for Brazil ferronickel mine chosen
3rd June 2022

Industrial engineering and equipment multinational FLSmidth has been chosen as the supplier of the rotary kiln and rotary dryer for the Araguaia Niquel Metais ferronickel mine in the state of Pará... 


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Far-reaching JSE reforms highlighted at exploration-focused Junior Indaba
1st June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The June 1 launch of the JSE’s new Cutting Red Tape initiative to make listing on the JSE considerably easier, faster and more sustainable is twinning with JSE’s recent private placements... 


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Botswana mining sector on the rebound
27th May 2022 By: Halima Frost

The Botswana mining sector is on the rebound, following the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the sustained period of subdued commodities prices from 2015 to 2019, industry organisation... 


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South Africa must reform its regulatory environment, make itself investor-friendly – simple
26th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa must reform its regulatory environment and make itself investor-friendly – simple. That is the straight-forward view of Dr Mathews Phosa, who was speaking to Mining Weekly in his... 


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Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years, world webinar hears
26th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Hydrogen can be stored in existing fossil fuel infrastructure for years if need be, giving it the potential to become a universal energy carrier in the same way as oil is now but without the... 


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Platinum-boosted South African hydrogen electrolyser leaps ahead
25th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The proof-of-concept of the platinum group metals-boosted advanced alkaline electrolyser – the AAE ­– has been successfully completed by Hydrox Holdings of Randburg in a pioneering achievement that... 


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Glencore settles most bribery, manipulation investigations
25th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Glencore on Wednesday announced the settlement of most of its bribery and market manipulation investigations. This follows almost four years of... 


EIA for Atico's La Plata project approved
20th May 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Base and precious metals miner Atico Mining Corporation has received approval of the environmental-impact assessment (EIA) for the construction and operation of its La Plata mining project in... 


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Critical mineral demand of order of magnitude never seen – Sheila Khama
19th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

"My genuine sense is that we are going to see a growth in the mining sector of an order of magnitude we haven't seen. I also think that we're going to find that the need for minerals is going to... 


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Manganese mine rail-loading boost being assessed by South32
19th May 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company South32 is assessing the potential expansion and modernisation of rail loading infrastructure at its Wessels manganese mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape, says South32... 


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