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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... 

Thunderbird commissioning starts
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Commissioning of process plant at the Thunderbird mineral sands project, in Western Australia, is under way with owner Sheffield Resources saying the project was tracking within its original budget... 

School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 

Premier receives approval of further funding for Zimbabwe project
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals says Canmax Technologies has received Chinese regulatory approval for its subscription under which Premier has raised a further £5-million before expenses for... 

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Reservation policy not on the cards for critical minerals
8th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Calls for the Australian government to consider a reservation policy on critical mineral feedstock to allow for the development of a downstream industry, were unlikely to be heeded. Mineral sands... 

ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
ICMM publishes guidance to improve the mining, metals industry’s disclosure of Scope 3 emissions
7th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global metals and mining industry body ICMM has published a 'Scope 3 Emissions Accounting and Reporting Guidance', which provides a standardised framework for mining and metals companies to... 

Toliara lies in wait for Madagascar progress
7th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Base Resources is not expecting to see any material progress at its Toliara project, in Madagascar, until the overhaul of the mining code and the conclusion of presidential... 

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Qld miners spending big locally
5th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has shown that mining and energy companies spent some A$26.8-billion in purchases with local companies during 2021-22. Some 77% of all purchase... 

Northern Minerals raises A$25m
30th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths developer Northern Minerals has announced a A$25-million capital raise to advance its Browns Range project towards a final investment decision in the first half of 2024. The company on... 

Andromeda updates Great White economics
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated definitive feasibility study (DFS) into the Great White kaolin project, in South Australia, has increased the expected revenue and net present value estimates, while decreasing capital... 

Base swings to a loss
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Despite a robust performance from its Kwale operations, in Kenya, mineral sands miner Base Resources has finished its 2023 financial year with a loss of $4.8-million. The ASX- and Aim-listed... 

Sierra Rutile closes difficult H1
24th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile has reported lower profits and revenue for the half-year ended June as production fell. The company previously noted that rutile and ilmenite production was impacted by... 

Rio strikes new fiscal agreement for Madagascar ilmenite JV
Rio strikes new fiscal agreement for Madagascar ilmenite JV
24th August 2023

Major Rio Tinto has reached an agreement with the government of Madagascar on the future fiscal arrangements for the QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) joint venture, and renewed their long-term... 

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Iluka pauses synthetic rutile production after tough half
23rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Iluka has closed a tough first half, with revenues and profits falling on the back of subdued demand. The ASX-listed company on Wednesday reported that mineral sands revenue... 

Firering to acquire interest in Zambian limestone project
18th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has signed an option deed to acquire up to 28.33% of Limeco Resources, the owner of a limestone project located 22 km west of Lusaka, Zambia, for an aggregate... 

The Moma mine in Mozambique
Kenmare achieves record interim revenues; embarks on $30m share buyback
15th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Kenmare Resources achieved a 26% year-on-year increase in mineral product revenues to $229.7-million for the six months ended June 30 and a 6% increase in earnings before interest,... 

Strandline raising garners major interest
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Strong investor demand has seen mineral sands developer Strandline Resources increase its institutional placement from A$30-million to A$33.8-million. The company earlier this week launched the... 

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Strandline launches A$35m raise for Coburn
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Strandline Resources has launched a A$35-million capital raise to support the ramp-up of its Coburn project, in Western Australia, towards steady-state production. The company... 

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Aus could miss critical minerals opportunities - BHP
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP has warned that Australia could miss its opportunity to capitalise on the global demand for critical minerals, if it was unable to compete for global investment capital. Speaking... 

Three large mine dump trucks carrying ore to a processing plant owned by Pensana in Angola
Magnet metals miner thankful for ongoing support
28th July 2023

London-listed magnet metals miner Pensana chairperson Paul Atherley has lauded the ongoing support from the government of Angola, the sovereign wealth fund of Angola – Fundo Soberano de Angola... 

A box of rare earth core samples in a box ready for analysis owned by Ionic Rare Earths in Uganda
Ugandan rare earths project progressing to plan
28th July 2023

Minerals exploration company Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) reports that the Phase 5 drill programme at its 60%-owned Makuutu rare earths project in Uganda, is advancing to plan with the rotary air... 

Copper mine files geological findings
28th July 2023

Africa-focused mining and development company Marula Mining reports promising initial findings from the exploration work completed by the company’s independent geological consultants Geofields... 

the Colluli potash project in Eritrea in a stark dry landscpe
Miner divests from Eritrean potash project
28th July 2023

ASX- and LSE-listed potash company Danakali announced in March it had successfully divested its 50% stake in the Colluli Mining Share Company (CMSC), which owns the Colluli potash project in... 

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Australia to add to critical minerals list
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has launched consultations with industry members and stakeholders to update Australia’s critical minerals list. An updated critical minerals list was made a priority with... 

Mintek Metallurgy receives new atomisation, alloy development equipment
25th July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Mining and minerals technology research organisation Mintek has received an Amazemet rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development system, which can be used to create metal powder from any... 

UAE delegation signs $1.9bn mining partnership with Congo
18th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A delegation of United Arab Emirates officials signed a $1.9-billion partnership to develop several mines in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The deal was signed Monday with state miner... 

Kenmare revises down ilmenite guidance following slow start to FY2023
14th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kenmare Resources has advised of lower-than-expected production in the first half of the year from the Moma Titanium Minerals mine, in Mozambique, therefore ilmenite output for the... 

Qld undertakes critical minerals trade mission to Asia
10th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government will head a trade mission to Japan, South Korea and Singapore to shore up investment in Queensland’s critical minerals, hydrogen and sustainable aviation fuel industries.... 

Kazera making strides at operational, corporate level
5th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Kazera Global continues to make progress at both a corporate and operational level, and of particular importance is the increased cooperation and positive relationship between Kazera’s... 

Kaputeni Mining head Tsholofelo Shipalanah.
Gold prospecting bid in Limpopo being underpinned by brickmaking revenue stream
3rd July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The need for sand to make bricks has resulted in Limpopo entrepreneur stumbling upon a gold prospect for which a prospecting licence application has been acknowledged by the Department of Mineral... 

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