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Katoro raises £150 000
3rd April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold and nickel exploration company Katoro Gold has raised £150 000 for ongoing working capital requirements.  SI Capital contributed £130 000 and directors Louis Coetzee and Tinus Maree £10 000 each. 

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... 

Wyloo won't increase Mincor bid
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Suitor Wyloo on Monday announced that it would not be increasing its A$1.40-a-share offer for nickel miner Mincor Resources, after Mincor last week withdrew its production guidance after failing to... 

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Australian resource exports set for new heights
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a record A$464-billion in 2022-23, following a surge in energy prices in 2022. However, export earnings are forecast to ease to... 

Meeting global EV targets will be ‘extremely challenging’ owing to raw material shortages
31st March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Chemicals company BASF global precious metal services senior VP Timothy Ingle told delegates attending the Platinum Group Metals Day, in Johannesburg, earlier this week, that it would be extremely... 

Professor Judith Kinnaird, the Visiting Professor of the School of Geosciences, and the co-director of Cimera at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Critical metals for low-carbon economy being studied across 12 universities
30th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A consortium across a dozen South African universities has the spotlight on critical metals for a low-carbon future. At a time when the mining world is focused firmly on the availability of... 

Glencore makes strategic investment in Palladium One
30th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian exploration and development company Palladium One on Thursday announced a C$4.25-million private placement financing with a subsidiary of commodities major Glencore. Pursuant to the... 

LME launches sweeping plan to revive nickel contract
30th March 2023 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) on Thursday announced measures to revive its nickel contract after last year's trading chaos while also launching a consultation on moves to boost liquidity in... 

US and EU near critical minerals accord to unlock US subsidies
30th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

The European Union and the US are nearing an agreement on critical minerals that would provide EU companies access to some of the massive green subsidies offered in President Joe Biden’s Inflation... 

Mincor puts aside guidance
30th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Mincor Resources on Thursday withdrew its production guidance released earlier this month, after failing to reach an agreement with mining major BHP to amend an existing offtake... 

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... 

SPC Nickel buys into camp-scale nickel/copper opportunity in Nunavut
29th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed SPC Nickel has entered into an option agreement with Bathurst Metals, giving it the right to acquire a 100% interest in the McGregor Lake and Speers Lake properties located within the... 

Biden tees up a supply-chain rethink with challenge to China’s EVs
29th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Seven months after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the magnitude of the challenge it will be for the US to loosen China’s grip on the electric vehicle supply chain... 

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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... 

Foran closes C$100m private placement
28th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development firm Foran Mining has raised C$100-million in a private placement, which it will use to advance its projects in Saskatchewan. The company offered 20.27-million shares... 

Palladium One makes new nickel/copper discovery
28th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed Palladium One has announced the discovery of a new high-grade nickel/copper zone, about 3.5 km south-west of the Smoke Lake Zone on the Tyko project, in Ontario. "The discovery of... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
South Africa will overcome its rail and electricity problems, Menar MD predicts
27th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

At the end of the day, South Africa will overcome its rail transport and electricity availability issues, and confidence in both Transnet and Eskom will be fully restored, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu... 

Nornickel CEO Vladimir Potanin
Rusal plans further lawsuit against Potanin over Nornickel pact
24th March 2023 By: Reuters

Aluminium giant Rusal plans to bring a further lawsuit in London against Vladimir Potanin, CEO of Nornickel, court documents show, marking the latest flare-up in relations between two of Russia's... 

Kansanshi mine pledges nearly ZK7m for supply of piped water to community
24th March 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold and base metals miner First Quantum Minerals had advised that its Zambian subsidiary Kansanshi Mining has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Zambian water utility the North... 

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... 

LME finds no further 'irregularities' in warranted nickel
24th March 2023 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) said on Thursday it has no reason to believe any other LME-approved facility is affected by the "irregularities" found in nine nickel warrants last week at one... 

Huayou starts trial production at Zimbabwe lithium mine, invests in Namibian project
22nd March 2023 By: Reuters

Chinese battery minerals producer Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt said on Wednesday it had started trial production of lithium concentrates at its Arcadia mine in Zimbabwe. Huayou, one of the biggest cobalt... 

Black Swan FID due shortly
22nd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel hopeful Poseidon Nickel on Wednesday said it was on track to make a final investment decision on the restart of its Black Swan project, in Western Australia, late in the first half of 2023.... 

Trafigura bought some LME 'nickel' that was just bags of stones
22nd March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Trafigura Group, one of the world’s biggest metals traders, was among the companies that received bags of stones from a London Metal Exchange warehouse instead of the nickel briquettes they had... 

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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,... 

Panoramic extends Savannah life
21st March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Panoramic Resources has extended the mine-life at its Savannah project, in Western Australia. Referencing a recently released life-of-mine update, Panoramic MD Victor Rajasooriar... 

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Mincor urges shareholders to hold out for higher bid
21st March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Nickel miner Mincor Resources has urged shareholders not take any action in relation to an on-market takeover from shareholder Wyloo Metals. Wyloo currently holds a 19.9% interest in Mincor, and... 

IGO weighing downstream nickel processing
21st March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery minerals major IGO is investigating the potential downstream processing of nickel to produce a cathode precursor product. Speaking at the Paydirt Battery Minerals conference, in Perth, IGO... 

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... 

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