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Bezant records positive results at Botswana manganese project
31st January 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A recently completed geological mapping programme at Bezant Resources’ 100%-owned high-grade Kanye manganese project, in Botswana, indicates that the target horizon hosting high-grade manganese may... 

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Anglo increases copper guidance for 2022 as Peru mine comes online
27th January 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global miner Anglo American says its production for the fourth quarter of 2021 was flat compared with output in the fourth quarter of 2020. CEO Mark Cutifani noted on January 27 that operating... 

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... 

PIC increases shareholding in Afrimat to 15.55%
21st January 2022 By: Donna Slater

Following a disposal of shares by UBI General Partner, in its capacity as general partner of the African Rainbow Capital Fund, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has bought additional shares... 

E25 mulls manganese processing plant in Asia
18th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into a high purity manganese sulphate monohydrate (HPMSM) plant has confirmed the economic benefits of the proposed project, ASX-listed Element25 said on Tuesday. The proposed... 

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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... 

Butcherbird sets new daily record
6th January 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Element25 has reported new daily record productions at its Butcherbird manganese project, in Western Australia, having restarted operations after a logwasher repair and engineering... 

American Manganese receives additional services, funding support
5th January 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Lithium-ion battery waste recycling and upcycling company American Manganese has received additional advisory services and funding support from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial... 

EBRD to invest C$8.5m in Czech manganese project
4th January 2022 By: Schalk Burger

TSX-listed battery materials company Euro Manganese has entered into an C$8.5-million strategic investment agreement with multilateral lender European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)... 

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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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Specify energy transition action now, the money’s there for it, UN climate envoy urges
7th December 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The energy transition is woefully under specified, the United Nations special envoy on climate change action and finance Mark Carney told a global webinar, in which he described the specifying of... 

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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)... 

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Company boasts substantial supply increase
3rd December 2021 By: Halima Frost

The  average monthly turnover and tonnage throughput of Zambia-based steel product supplier Afrope Zambia has increased sixfold since its acquisition by South African logistics and trading company... 

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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... 

Even the battery boom can’t escape world’s supply chain woes
1st December 2021 By: Bloomberg

Soaring commodity prices and supply chain bottlenecks threaten to push up the cost of batteries seen as crucial in the fight against climate change. Higher raw material costs could push the average... 

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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... 

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Expect to be unemployed from age 40, Miller warns graduates entering mining
15th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Because of the collapse of investment in greenfields exploration in South Africa, any mining graduate entering the profession today can expect to be unemployed from the age of 40, said AmaranthCX... 

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Mineral exploration should be incentivised, says IDC’s Thabiso Sekano
12th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Mineral exploration should be incentivised so that South Africa’s great mineral endowment can be optimally leveraged to lower unemployment, improve export revenues, and strengthen this country’s... 

South Africa mining production down 3.4% y/y in Sept
11th November 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

South Africa’s mining production decreased by 3.4% year-on-year in September, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reported on November 11. The largest negative contributors were coal, platinum-group... 

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US adds nickel, zinc to draft critical minerals list, drops potash
11th November 2021 By: Mariaan Webb

The US Geological Survey (USGS) has added nickel and zinc to its proposed list of 50 ‘critical minerals’ – defined as those essential to economic or national security and have a supply chain... 

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Minerals Council backs Eskom leadership, urges govt to cut procurement red tape
10th November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa on Wednesday supported the Eskom leadership team in its efforts to stabilise South Africa’s electricity supply and urged government to focus on shortening the... 

Giyani raises $10m to advance K.Hill, boost working capital
10th November 2021 By: Donna Slater

TSX-V-listed manganese developer Giyani Metals Corporation has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities and Beacon Securities, which will acquire 22.72-million units from the treasury of... 

Giyani completes K.Hill metallurgical test work, drills Otse North and South
9th November 2021 By: Donna Slater

TSX-V-listed manganese developer Giyani Metals Corporation has, through Mintek in South Africa, completed enhanced metallurgical test work and final process flowsheet design, as part of its... 

Mining modernisation to benefit junior miners, exploration in South Africa
4th November 2021 By: Schalk Burger

The development and applications of technologies and techniques in mining to make it safer, more productive and more efficient are benefiting junior miners and adding tools and capabilities to... 

Element 25's ship shuffle pays off
4th November 2021 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Element 25 has seen shipping costs reduced by some 45% from the Utah Point facility, at Port Hedland, after shipping from Handymax size vessels to Supramax vessels. The company told... 

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Anglo to transition to green hydrogen mine fleet over decade – Cutifani
2nd November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American, which is piloting the world’s biggest green hydrogen-powered haulage vehicle, is planning to replace its global truck fleet of 400 diesel trucks with... 

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Anglo can uplift livelihoods of many thousands, sustainability attendees hear
2nd November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American can uplift the livelihoods of many thousands of people living around its communities in South Africa and support many jobs through its sustainability... 

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Anglo to use underground mine water to generate electricity
2nd November 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American is planning to use water in its underground mines as batteries. The water will be pumped up when operations have excess renewable power and allowed to run... 

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Anglo American sets ambition to halve Scope 3 emissions by 2040
29th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American on Friday published its Climate Change Report 2021, ahead of its six-monthly sustainability performance update. The update includes Anglo’s progress... 

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Sibanye-Stillwater well positioned as climate resilient business – Froneman
27th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

Precious and green metals company Sibanye-Stillwater is well positioned as a climate-change resilient business in the future green economy, says CEO Neal Froneman, who emphasises environmental... 

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East Manganese achieves first ore
22nd October 2021 By: Claire O'Reilly

Investment company Menar's first manganese asset, the East Manganese mine, located near Hotazel, in the Northern Cape, mined ore for the first time in September.  

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No zero carbon without green hydrogen, US pledging $1/kg coal-parity price
21st October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The world will be unable to meet its zero-carbon targets without the introduction of green hydrogen solutions, says Plug Power chief strategy officer Sanjay Shrestha, at a time when the US has... 

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Diamonds, iron-ore drive 2% rise in Anglo American's third-quarter output
21st October 2021 By: Simone Liedtke

Diversified miner Anglo American achieved a 2% increase in production for the third quarter, ended September 30, which CEO Mark Cutifani largely attributed to planned higher rough diamond... 

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Voted-out Gilbertson wishes Jupiter godspeed, CEO moved off board
20th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

A resolution for the removal of the MD and CEO of the ASX-listed Jupiter Mines as a member of the board was passed at the company’s general meeting on Wednesday, when mining doyen Brian Gilbertson... 

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Policy-not-law charter judgment going long way towards providing certainty – NSDV
19th October 2021 By: Martin Creamer

The court judgement that the mining charter is policy and not law goes a long way towards providing regulatory certainty, says NSDV mining law senior associate Muhammed Khan ­– but it is not the... 

Giyani adds resources to K.Hill project
19th October 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-V-listed Giyani Metals has published an updated indicated mineral resource estimate of 1.6-million tonnes and an inferred mineral resource estimate of 1.4-million tonnes for the K.Hill... 

Jupiter reports lower interim profit from manganese subsidiary
19th October 2021 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Jupiter Mines has declared an interim dividend of $0.005 apiece for the six months ended August 31. The company posted an interim profit after tax of $27-million, compared with an... 

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