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Minerals Council welcomes 125% energy tax break in Budget speech
22nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa welcomed the government’s intervention on Eskom’s debt and the financial encouragement to stimulate businesses building renewable energy projects by offering generous... 


Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen (left) and FD Craig Miller at the results presentation.
South Africa’s hydrogen corridor will create 14 000 jobs, says Anglo Platinum CEO
20th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s hydrogen corridor, which has been declared a strategic project, will create 14 000 jobs and consume 63 000 oz of platinum, Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen told Mining... 


South32 COO Noel Pillay.
Opportunity to commercialise greenness of South Africa’s nuclear power, says South32
17th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Nuclear power is part of the green taxonomy in Europe, where South Africa places most of its aluminium products and where most of the price pressures on non-green aluminium are going to arise in... 


Marula signs two agreements with Q Global subsidiary
16th February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has signed a co-development agreement and a relationship agreement with K2020273872 (South Africa), a wholly owned... 


Prime Minister Narendra Modi is intent on making India a global green hydrogen hub.
Green hydrogen moves by China, India boosting outlook for platinum group metals
14th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The firm embrace of the new green hydrogen and hydrogen fuel cell future by China and India is a huge twin boost for Southern Africa’s great platinum group metals (PGMs) endowment, Mining Weekly... 


Bluejay scraps demerger plan, unveils $6m capital raise
Bluejay scraps demerger plan, unveils $6m capital raise
14th February 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration and development company Bluejay Mining will not follow through with its previously announced demerger plan, newly appointed executive chairperson Robert Edwards announced on Tuesday.... 


Energy Fuels completes Bahia project acquisition
14th February 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium and critical minerals producer Energy Fuels has wrapped up the acquisition of the Bahia rare earth and heavy mineral project that will supply its US facility for the production advanced... 


Thunderbird costs tracking to plan
14th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The construction of the Thunderbird mineral sands project, in Western Australia, would be completed within the A$484-million budget, ASX-listed Sheffield Resources said on Tuesday. Construction... 


Webber Wentzel highlights funding opportunity for mining companies that are doing the right thing.
Sustainable mining companies can gain from sustainable finance trends – Webber Wentzel
13th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies that can demonstrate responsible and sustainable mining practices can set themselves up to take advantage of the current environmental social governance (ESG) and sustainable... 


Mining loans forecast to pass $1bn at Congo’s biggest bank
10th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

Rawbank forecasts its lending to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s mining industry will jump more than 20% to over $1-billion this year, buoyed by rising demand and strong prices for the country’s... 


New frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric vehicles have potential to grow the economy significantly.
Just energy transition could spur R1.5-trillion green investment – Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
10th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Through the just energy transition investment plan, R1.5-trillion could be invested in South Africa over the next five years in new frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric... 


Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland.
Global renewable energy generation to hit 320 GW this year, Mining Indaba hears
9th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewable energy capacity will increase by 8% to 320 GW this year, Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland told the Investing in African Mining Indaba on Wednesday at an event themed on the... 


Akobo Minerals wins ESG Nature award at Mining Indaba
8th February 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Scandinavian-based Ethiopian gold exploration and boutique mining company Akobo Minerals has won the 2023 ESG Nature award at the Invest in African Mining Indaba, held in Cape Town this week. “With... 


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Multotec focusing on improving African mining conditions, communities
8th February 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

While there have been numerous concerns relating to global macroeconomic issues – such as the fallout of the Russia/Ukraine war, and the tail-end impact of Covid – the mining industry has been... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa and DRC president Félix Tshisekedi.
Ramaphosa determined to remove all impediments in way of sustained mining growth
7th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Presidency is determined to remove all impediments in the way of the sustained growth of the South African mining industry, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the Investing in African Mining Indaba... 


Jose W Fernandez addressing a packed Investing in African Mining Indaba auditorium.
Mining countries being helped to build critical mineral supply chains
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The United States of America wants to support mineral producing countries to build enabling environments for investment throughout the critical minerals supply chain and not just focusing on... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter, Council president Nolitha Fakude, office bearer Themba Mkhwanazi, and chief economist Henk Langenhoven.
Minerals Council's Roger Baxter encouraged by board-level engagement with Transnet
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday that the council is encouraged by the board level engagement it has undertaken so far with State rail enterprise Transnet and is hoping... 


Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Ever greater global acknowledgement of need to decarbonise ever more urgently – Anglo
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Ever greater acknowledgement is being given to the need to decarbonise global energy and transport systems ever more urgently. At the same time, ever greater global recognition is being given to... 


From left, Layton Nenzinane, Peter Venn and Doug Gain.
Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a... 


The Hydrox team (from left) CEO Corrie de Jager, process engineer Jason Cuomo, director/inventor George Anagnostopoulos, and director Paul van de Vyver.
Proudly South African technology catches eye of fusion project researchers
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Innovative Proudly South African membraneless technology has caught the eye of the engineers involved in the huge global ITER fusion project as a possible solution to recover tritium from tritiated... 


Value of US mine production jumps to $98bn – USGS
3rd February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US mines produced $98.2-billion in nonfuel mineral commodities in 2022, an estimated $3.6-billion increase over the 2021 revised total of $94.6-billion, the US Geological Survey (USGS) announced on... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa.
Ramaphosa to deliver keynote address at Mining Indaba
2nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his attendance at the Mining Indaba taking place in Cape Town next week, from Monday to Thursday. Ramaphosa, accompanied by eight ministers and... 


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MCA calls for stable policy to boost investment
2nd February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) has called on the federal government to implement a number of reforms in order to ‘seize a once in a generation opportunity’ to grow investment in the... 


Squeezed mining companies face growth dilemma
31st January 2023 By: Reuters

High costs and the prospect of shrinking earnings have made big miners nervous about expansion, even as shareholders demand investment in response to robust commodity prices, China's reopening and... 


WA resource sales hits record
27th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government this week revealed that the resources sector reached record sales of A$231-billion in 2021-22, with employment reaching an all-time high of more than 157 700... 


Sierra Rutile increases 2023 production, capex guidance
25th January 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile has set its production guidance for the 2023 financial year at between 140 000 t and 144 000 t. This after it produced 136 000 t of rutile at its operations in Sierra Leone... 


Marula set to begin deliveries from Blesberg shortly
24th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

AQSE-listed Marula Mining continued on an upward trajectory towards its near-term project development and production milestones across its projects, CEO Jason Brewer says in an update on the... 


Australian firm applies for mineral sands mining licence in Sri Lanka
23rd January 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Western Australia-headquartered Titanium Sands has announced that it is proceeding with the formal mining licence application process for its Mannar Island project, in Sri Lanka. The company says... 


Anglo American's large nuGen zero emissions haulage solution.
Green hydrogen mine mobility on way in India to platinum applause
19th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

India has opted for hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty mine truck mobility in a green initiative that will have platinum group metals (PGMs) miners applauding. This is because the clean emission-free... 


An image of Kenmare Resources' Moma titanium minerals mine in Mozambique
Kenmare records solid year
18th January 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Kenmare Resources achieved a “good” 2022, with ilmenite production  from the Moma titanium minerals mine, in northern Mozambique, of 1.09-million tonnes, despite the challenges of... 


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