Receive our free daily newsletter:


Pacific targets production at Kolosori in 2023
17th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Pacific Nickel is readying for first direct shipping ore (DSO) production from its Kolosori project, in the Solomon Islands, by mid-2023. The company noted that the recent granting of... 

Volatility reigns as nickel plunges after rising 40% in two weeks
17th November 2022 By: Reuters

Nickel fell as much as 11.6% on Wednesday in volatile and illiquid trade as a rally in which prices of the stainless steel ingredient rose 40% in just two weeks came to a juddering halt. Traders... 

Wyloo expands in Canada with nickel exploration property acquisition
17th November 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Privately owned Australian firm Wyloo Metals, which earlier this year bought Noront Resources for its high-grade nickel deposits in the Ring of Fire district of Ontario, is expanding in Canada,... 

Green hydrogen and fuel cell collaboration announced by Nel and General Motors of the US.
Top green hydrogen/fuel cell collaboration boost for platinum-group metals
16th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A joint development agreement struck between global majors Nel Hydrogen US and General Motors is expected to speed up the development of green hydrogen technology that is competitive with fossil... 

Swedish miner Boliden ups emissions goal
15th November 2022 By: Reuters

Swedish mining and smelting group Boliden on Tuesday raised its goal to cut emissions of climate-warming gases this decade in its drive towards fossil-fuel free metals production. Mining, together... 

KAS-SAIIA Scholar Danielle Marais
Opinion: African minerals are critical for the green energy transition
15th November 2022

In this article, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – South African Institute of International Affairs scholar Danielle Marais writes about the importance of Africa's mineral resources for the global green... 

Tesla-backed nickel miner cuts output after waste dam leak
Tesla-backed nickel miner cuts output after waste dam leak
15th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

The troubled Goro nickel mine – one of the world’s largest deposits, which is part-owned by Trafigura Group and backed by Tesla – has been forced to reduce production to address a leak from its... 

Oracle produces first nickel pig iron
15th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Nickel Industries has produces its first nickel pic iron (NPI) from its 70%-owned Oracle nickel project, at the Indonesia Morowali Industrial Park (IMIP). The company in October... 

China has links to dozens of Canadian miners tied to critical minerals
China has links to dozens of Canadian miners tied to critical minerals
14th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

China has built up stakes in more than two dozen Canadian mining companies, including some of the industry’s biggest names. Canada’s latest crackdown on foreign investments in critical minerals is... 

Oz Minerals' West Musgrave plans progress
14th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper miner Oz Minerals on Monday announced that a mixed hydroxide precipitate (MHP) project study at the West Musgrave project, in Western Australia, had confirmed the technical and commercial... 

Copper near 5-month high on hopes Fed could slow rate-hike pace
11th November 2022 By: Reuters

Copper prices climbed on Friday to their highest in nearly five months, as US inflation data bolstered hopes for a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the world's largest economy that would... 

Jervois raises initial A$177m
11th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple-listed Jervois Global has completed the institutional placement and the institutional component of its 1-for-5.42 pro-rata accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer, raising some... 

An image of the Australian flag
More investment needed in Australia's critical minerals - PwC
11th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by PwC found that despite an increase in Australia’s critical minerals sector, the country’s current pipeline of development projects would fall well short of expected demand surge.... 

An image of the Idaho mine
Jervois pulls the trigger in Brazil, raises cash
10th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple listed Jervois Global has taken a final investment decision on the restart of its São Miguel Paulista (SMP) nickel cobalt refinery in São Paulo, Brazil, while launching a A$231-million... 

Cannon urges shareholder acceptance of takeover offer
10th November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Rox Resources on Thursday said that it would accept a takeover offer for its 10% shareholding in fellow-listed Cannon Resources from Canada-based equity firm Kinterra Battery Metals Mining... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa arriving in Egypt for COP27.
Investment needed for outgoing coal, incoming renewables, impacted communities, Mapungubwe highlights
8th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

With South Africa having committed to transition away from coal, investments will not only be required for the retiring of coal plants and the ramping up of renewable energy, but also for coal... 

Magna closes Lonmin Canada acquisition
8th November 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Nickel and copper explorer Magna Mining has closed the acquisition of Lonmin Canada (Loncan), handing the company the Denison project in Sudbury, Ontario. Magna acquired Loncan for C$16-million,... 

Chicago is coming for London’s metal trading after LME stumbles
8th November 2022 By: Bloomberg

As the London Metal Exchange (LME) wades through the fallout of this year’s nickel crisis, its American rival is gaining ground. Chicago-based CME Group Inc. has successful copper and... 

Sibanye-Stillwater's Marikana mine
Sibanye's South African PGMs output falls on power curtailments, copper cable theft
3rd November 2022 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Battery and precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater has maintained its full-year production guidance for its South African platinum group metals (PGMs) operations at between 1.75-million and... 

PIF, Mitsui eye stake in Vale’s base metals business
2nd November 2022 By: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co. are considering bids for a minority stake in Vale’s nickel and copper operations, people with knowledge of the matter... 

Anglo Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Hydrogen economy support highlighted in maiden Anglo Platinum climate report
2nd November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Active support for the creation of a viable green hydrogen economy in South Africa and globally, along with the firm underpinning of a ‘just energy transition’, are highlighted in Anglo American... 

Australian minerals critical to net zero - King
2nd November 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s critical mineral resource could be a lynchpin for global net zero ambitions. Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King said this week that in order to reach net zero emissions, the... 

Clockwise from top left are Duncan Wanblad, Tony O’Neill, Stephen Pearce and Hilton Ingram.
Green hydrogen truck trials going well – Anglo
1st November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The 500 t world-first haulage truck powered by green hydrogen last week underwent fully loaded trialling that included tipping into the crusher at Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena platinum... 

Saudi Arabia courts Australian miners for $170bn plan
1st November 2022 By: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia is seeking investment from Australian miners to support its $170-billion plan to build a mining industry and diversify its oil-dependent economy this decade. The kingdom says it’s... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad.
Anglo updates on decarbonisation, biodiversity, responsible mining
31st October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation, net positive biodiversity, and progress towards assuring all operations against recognised responsible mining standards are addressed in Anglo American’s twice-yearly... 

Vale mulling base metals partnership, CEO says
31st October 2022 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale is mulling potential partnerships for its base metals business, chief executive Eduardo Bartolomeo said on Friday, while reiterating that the unit's assets are not for sale.... 

Cannon supports takeover offer from Kinterra
31st October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior nickel developer Cannon Resources has recommended an all cash takeover offer from Canada based private equity firm Kinterra Battery Metals Mining Fund subsidiary Kedalion Nickel. Kinterra... 

IGO pays tribute to Bradford, revises Cosmos plans
31st October 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery metals miner IGO paid tribute to late MD and CEO Peter Bradford in the company’s quarterly report on Monday. The company earlier this month announced the sudden passing of Bradford. 

Canada raises hurdles for foreign deals targeting critical minerals
Canada raises hurdles for foreign deals targeting critical minerals
31st October 2022 By: Reuters

Canada’s government is making it harder for foreign State-owned companies to pursue deals that target critical minerals in the resource-rich country. “Significant transactions by foreign... 

Exploration under way on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex.
Ivanhoe exploration award draws high-spirited comment on northern limb
28th October 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The northern limb of the Bushveld Complex is attracting real exploration interest in the form of Platinum Group Metals, Sylvania Platinum and now Ivanhoe Mines, AmaranthCX director and founder Paul... 

17 18 19 20
22 23 24 25

Sector News



Dedicated to business excellence and innovation. While supplying premium brands that you can trust, we focus on advancing the battery industry with...

Aqs image
AQS Liquid Transfer

AxFlow AQS Liquid Transfer (Pty) Ltd is an Importer and Distributor of Pumps in Southern Africa

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...


At TGOOD, we pride ourselves on our passionate team of professionals. As a world leader in pre-fabricated outdoor electric substation buildings, we...


Latest Multimedia

sponsored by

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
24th May 2023

Option 1 (equivalent of R125 a month):

Receive a weekly copy of Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining Weekly magazine
(print copy for those in South Africa and e-magazine for those outside of South Africa)
Receive daily email newsletters
Access to full search results
Access archive of magazine back copies
Access to Projects in Progress
Access to ONE Research Report of your choice in PDF format

Option 2 (equivalent of R375 a month):

All benefits from Option 1
Access to Creamer Media's Research Channel Africa for ALL Research Reports, in PDF format, on various industrial and mining sectors including Electricity; Water; Energy Transition; Hydrogen; Roads, Rail and Ports; Coal; Gold; Platinum; Battery Metals; etc.

Already a subscriber?

Forgotten your password?







pqt: 0.284s - ct: 0.355s - 329pq - 2rq
Subscribe Now