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Anglo CEO Duncan Wanblad and his BHP counterpart Mike Henry took centre stage on Tuesday at a mining conference in Miami.
Anglo-BHP battle is between two CEOs fighting over same vision
15th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

As Anglo American sets out a survival plan that echoes the vision of its suitor BHP Group, the rival mining bosses are now locked in a battle to convince shareholders they are the man for the job.... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad
All-round value unlock targeted in proposed demerging of Anglo Platinum and De Beers
14th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining major Anglo American is targeting value elevation in its planned demerging of South Africa-based Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and the envisaged divestment or demerger of... 

Clean Air Metals appoints new VP of exploration
13th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian exploration company Clean Air Metals has appointed Lionnel Djon as its new VP of exploration, succeeding Geoff Heggie who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Djon has most... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo investors tell company to move faster to survive BHP bid
13th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Anglo American’s shareholders are pushing the company to speed up the release of its turnaround plan as the 107-year-old miner seeks to present an alternative to BHP Group’s takeover bid. Anglo... 

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland
Miners seek exemption from Canadian tax hike to save equity deals
13th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s mining industry is pushing for an carveout to the federal government’s proposed increase to capital gains taxes, warning the hike will make it harder for junior miners to raise money to... 

Manganese Metal Co chairperson Bernard Swanepoel
Fantastic advance by Proudly South African manganese battery metal first-mover
10th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Proudly South African Manganese Metal Co (MMC) of Mbombela, Mpumalanga, is making a fantastic first-mover advance to enter the manganese battery metal market, which is progressing super-fast. To be... 

MinRes abandons Lake Johnston buy
MinRes abandons Lake Johnston buy
9th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) has decided to withdraw from the proposed acquisition of the Lake Johnston nickel concentrator plant and mining rights, in Western Australia. MinRes in March... 

Indonesia says nickel reserves enough for expansion, despite moratorium call
8th May 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia's nickel reserves are sufficient for expanded processing operations, an investment ministry official said on Wednesday, amid calls from a miners' group to curb construction of new... 

Nickel 28 fires founders on ‘serious misconduct’ that they deny
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Nickel 28 Capital said it has fired its founders, including CEO Anthony Milewski, after an investigation uncovered “serious misconduct” — claims the ousted management team says are untrue and part... 

Sibanye appoints Peter Hancock as nonexec director
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Peter Hancock as independent nonexecutive director, with effect from May 6. Hancock is a mining industry executive... 

Zimbabwe's sole nickel mine placed under administration
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's only operating nickel mine was on Thursday placed under administration, according to a government notice, seven months after halting production due to equipment failure and low prices.... 

Anglo bidder BHP intends maintaining long-standing JSE listing
2nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining major BHP, which has made a rejected proposal to combine with Anglo American by way of a scheme of arrangement, confirmed on Thursday that it intended maintaining its... 

Chinese miners see opportunities as BHP’s mega bid unfolds
Chinese miners see opportunities as BHP’s mega bid unfolds
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s leading metals companies, including its state iron ore buyer, are considering their next moves following BHP Group’s blockbuster $39-billion approach for rival Anglo American, potentially... 

Stillwater Critical Minerals raised C$3.89m in oversubscribed placement
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Stillwater Critical Minerals has successfully completed C$3.89-million in a nonbrokered placement, surpassing expectations with a 55% oversubscription. Commodities powerhouse Glencore... 

Stuart Chambers
Anglo to meet top shareholders on BHP bid as takeover rules restrain AGM
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American's chair will meet its top 30 shareholders to hear views on BHP's $39-billion bid for the miner, he told an annual general meeting on Tuesday, where he was restricted from discussing... 

Clean energy critical minerals can transform sub-Saharan Africa – IMF
30th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Sub-Saharan Africa holds an estimated 30% of the world’s volume of proven critical mineral reserves and managing their use properly as part of the global transition to clean energy has the... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore’s Rustenburg ferrochrome smelter remains idled
30th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Pending an improved price and cost environment, Glencore said in its first-quarter 2024 production report on Tuesday that its Rustenburg ferrochrome smelter in South Africa’s North West province... 

Japanese to partner on Kalgoorlie nickel project
29th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Japanese multinational companies Sumitomo Metal Mining (SSM) and Mitsubishi have thrown their weight behind the Kalgoorlie nickel project – Goongarrie hub, in Western Australia. ASX-listed Ardea... 

BHP tells investors Anglo bid is 'on strategy', stresses discipline
BHP tells investors Anglo bid is 'on strategy', stresses discipline
29th April 2024 By: Reuters

BHP has told Australian investors privately that its $39-billion Anglo American bid is in line with its strategy and that it will be disciplined in its approach, two fund sources said. The world's... 

Indonesian miner eyes nickel assets as it shifts focus from coal
29th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Indonesian coal company PT Harum Energy is looking to buy more nickel mines as it ceases further investment in fossil fuels in order to prepare for the energy transition. The miner plans to avoid... 

BHP's Spence copper mine, in Chile
BHP mega bid and $10 000 copper expose mining’s biggest problem
29th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Copper’s surge to $10 000 a ton just days after the bombshell news that BHP Group is trying to buy Anglo American is highlighting a core disconnect at the heart of the industry: miners just aren’t... 

BHP has spent the last ten years simplifying their asset base only to buy one of the most complex portfolios in the industry.
BHP’s mega bid for Anglo sets stage for industry shakeup
25th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-headquartered BHP has made a bold move with its bid to acquire rival Anglo American in an all-share deal valued at $38.8-billion. With this manoeuvre, BHP aims to create the largest... 

Anglo American's corporate head office in South Africa
Anglo shareholder LGIM says BHP approach 'unattractive'
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

Legal & General Investment Management, one of the 20 largest shareholders in Anglo American said an approach by BHP Group is "highly opportunistic" and "unattractive". "As with many other... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane.
How 30 years of democracy has transformed South Africa's mining industry
25th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s 30 years of democracy has changed the character of this country’s mining industry profoundly, Minerals Council South Africa emphasised in a report that highlights the industry’s... 

Lower iron, nickel and copper prices weigh on Vale's quarterly earnings
Lower iron, nickel and copper prices weigh on Vale's quarterly earnings
25th April 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale on Wednesday said lower prices for iron-ore, nickel and copper in the first quarter dragged down earnings compared to the year before, as it posted net profit slightly below... 

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Changing business opportunities, challenges in Zimbabwe highlighted
24th April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Zimbabwe is undergoing change and aims to attract more companies to do business in the country, but risks and challenges remain for businesses aiming to capitalise on the opportunities in the... 

Vitol CEO Russell Hardy
World’s biggest energy traders are returning to metals markets
24th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Some of the world’s biggest energy trading companies are returning to metals, years after getting burnt in the notoriously difficult markets. Vitol Group, Gunvor Group and Mercuria Energy Group... 

Anglo CE Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo pleased with copper's first-quarter performance
23rd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Copper production increasing by 11% as Quellaveco achieved its highest plant throughput rate in Peru, and Collahuasi and El Soldado in Chile benefitting from higher copper grades were among the... 

Chinese nickel billionaire boosts Australian miner in Indonesia
Chinese nickel billionaire boosts Australian miner in Indonesia
23rd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

A little-known Australian company is becoming the Western face of a Chinese nickel behemoth. In under a decade, Nickel Industries has gone from a relatively small miner to the world’s... 

South32 CEO Graham Kerr
South32 reports improved operating results for March quarter
22nd April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified miner South32 has reported an overall improvement in its operating results for the March quarter and record year-to-date production at Hillside Aluminium, in KwaZulu-Natal, and South... 

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