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Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 


Strandline completes fifth shipment of heavy mineral concentrate
24th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mineral sands mining company Strandline Resources has completed its fifth shipment of heavy mineral concentrate (HMC), worth A$11.7-million, and is on track for another shipment in May.  The latest... 


Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 


Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 


SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 


AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, when he listed Keaton Energy on the JSE many years ago, well before the delistings issue arose.
How South Africa could have 21 new mining listings
13th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa could have 21 new mining listings if foreign mining companies that already operate in this country would also list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in... 


Kenmare maintains production guidance despite challenging quarter
13th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Kenmare Resources’ production guidance for the year remains unchanged, albeit towards the bottom end of guidance for ilmenite and rutile, despite a “challenging” first quarter ended... 


International partnerships critical to critical minerals - King
13th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the importance of international partnerships, specifically those with Japan and the US, in developing Australia’s critical minerals... 


MRC takes greater stake in Tormin
12th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) has announced plans to increase its ownership in Mineral Sands Resources (MSR) and the Tormin mineral sands operation, in South Africa, from 50% to 69%. MRC... 


Marula to receive new equipment at South African lithium mine
11th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has secured R20-million of new mobile mining equipment for its Blesberg lithium and tantalum mine, in South Africa.... 


WA invests A$40m in critical minerals
4th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Tuesday announced a A$40-million investment to accelerate critical minerals discoveries. The Sustainable Geoscience Investments package, included in the... 


ENSafrica's safety and health webinar team.
Trackless mobile machinery one of mining’s burning issues, ENSafrica webinar hears
3rd April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s new trackless mobile machinery (TMM) regulations published five months ago are one of mining’s burning issues and perhaps an undeclared state of national disaster for some, ENSafrica... 


Rifle-Shot Performance Business Development Director Dilley Naidoo.
Mining needs truth-and-reconciliation approach to ESG, says Rifle-Shot’s Naidoo
29th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies need to approach environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles on a truth and reconciliation footing and be honest about where they are on a scale of one to 10, says... 


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Mining necessary for green future - Minister
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the significant role that the resources sector would play in global decarbonisation efforts, in a statement to Parliament. “In order to... 


Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.
Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy
28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 


Ministers agree to coordinate critical minerals efforts
24th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s federal, state and territory resources and mining ministers have agreed to coordinate efforts to support the development of Australia’s critical minerals sector following a critical... 


WA opens investment platform for global investors
24th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government is launching a new online platform that promotes investment-ready projects with a value above A$10-million. Launching with more than 35 projects that have a... 


Kenmare reports ‘record year’ in 2022 financial results
22nd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed titanium minerals and zircon producer Kenmare Resources MD Michael Carvill says the company’s preliminary results for the 12 months to December 31, 2022, were driven by steady... 


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WA eager to maintain critical minerals status
22nd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia is hoping to maintain its position as a major producer of critical minerals into the future. Speaking at the second day of Paydirt’s Battery Minerals conference, in Perth,... 


Critical Mineral Strategy due soon - Minister
21st March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government is hoping to deliver its new Critical Minerals Strategy in the first half of this year, Resources Minister Madeleine King told delegates at the first day of the Paydirt... 


Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance solutions Telvina Naidoo.
Banking has crucial role to play in enabling mining to transition to clean energy, says Nedbank CIB
14th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The banking sector has a crucial role to play in enabling mining companies to transition to clean energy fully, says Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) principal for sustainable finance... 


MRC runs for longer at Tormin
10th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Mineral Commodities (MRC) has announced a step change at its Tormin mineral sands project, in South Africa, with the transition to 24-hours of operations to process Inland Strands ore.... 


An image depicting Shane Brider
Company embarks on successful trommel projects
10th March 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Minerals processing equipment manufacturer Multotec embarked on two major trommel projects in 2022 for the heavy minerals mining industry. The first project, completed in July, involved the... 


RBM ramps up measures to deter theft, other crimes
7th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Minerals sands mining company Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), in KwaZulu-Natal, has taken robust measures to enhance its internal controls and prevent any further illegal activity within the... 


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Australia leading the way in critical minerals - report
7th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by Geoscience Australia has shown that Australia’ was the world’s top lithium producer in 2021, and was among the top five global producer of 18 mineral commodities, including... 


Kenmare Resources' Moma mine, in Mozambique
Kenmare advises of lightning damage at its Moma mine
2nd March 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed titanium and zircon producer Kenmare Resources has advised that power lines near its Moma mine, in northern Mozambique, were subject to an intense direct lightning strike, which cut... 


South African mining remained a trillion rand industry for the second year in 2022.
Higher commodity prices failing to spur fixed mining investment
28th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The regulatory uncertainties and inability of the industry to transparently, quickly and efficiently apply for mining and prospecting rights in a corruption-free manner has had severe investment... 


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Sheffield flags Brazilian buy, capital raise
28th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands developer Sheffield Resources has announced a A$30-million capital raise as it looks to expand its project portfolio to include the South Atlantic mineral sands project, in Brazil.... 


Sierra Rutile sees increased earnings
27th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile Holdings has reported a 38% increase in revenue for the full year ended December, on the back of increased production and higher rutile prices. Revenue for the full year... 


King hosts sit-down with critical minerals stakeholders
24th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King this week met with key industry and community groups to discuss how to best develop Australia’s critical minerals sector. King said the roundtables... 


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