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Nornickel 2022 core profit down as sales drop
Nornickel 2022 core profit down as sales drop
13th February 2023 By: Reuters

Russian mining giant Nornickel said on Friday its earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) fell 17% year-on-year in 2022 to $8.7-billion, as it grappled with a drop in... 

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... 

Vale Indonesia breaks ground on $2.48bn ferronickel smelter
10th February 2023 By: Reuters

Nickel miner PT Vale Indonesia broke ground on a 37.5-trillion rupiah ($2.48-billion) ferronickel smelter Sulawesi island on Friday, an Indonesian senior minister said. The Bahodopi project will... 

Trafigura faces $577m loss after uncovering nickel fraud
Trafigura faces $577m loss after uncovering nickel fraud
10th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

Commodity trader Trafigura Group is facing more than half a billion dollars in losses after discovering metal cargoes it bought didn’t contain the nickel they were supposed to. Trafigura has spent... 

Slag granulation in non-ferrous sector
10th February 2023

SMS Group subsidiary Paul Wurth notes that its INBA slag granulation and dewatering system is the proven route for converting molten slag into a value-added product not only in the field of blast... 

GM competes for stake in Vale's base metals unit
9th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

General Motors (GM) is competing for a stake in Brazilian mining giant Vale's base metals unit, people familiar with the matter said, underscoring automakers’ desire for easy access to the... 

The Moa joint venture in Cuba
Moa JV expansion on track for completion next year – Sherritt
9th February 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The expansion programme at the Moa nickel and cobalt joint venture (JV), in Cuba, is on time and budget for completion next year, says Canadian firm Sherritt. The $77-million two-phase expansion... 

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... 

Anglo American makes C$24m investment in Canada Nickel
Anglo American makes C$24m investment in Canada Nickel
8th February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Anglo American has agreed to acquire a 9.9% minority interest in Canada Nickel Company, which owns the Crawford nickel project in Ontario, Canada. Anglo will also provide... 

Azure adds to Andover resource
8th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Azure Minerals has reported a 28% increase in the mineral resource estimate at its Andover nickel project, in Western Australia. Azure on Wednesday reported a maiden mineral resource... 

Promising test results received for Kabanga nickel project in Tanzania
7th February 2023 By: Darren Parker

Test results have indicated that the nickel concentrate from Lifezone Metals’ Kabanga nickel project, in Tanzania, is amenable to processing using the company’s proprietary hydrometallurgical... 

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... 

Mining and the circular economy support each other
7th February 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Mining was essential if the world was to create a circular economic system, Finnish Geological Survey director-general Kimmo Tiilikainen has pointed out. He was addressing a Sustainable Mining... 

AFC, Xcalibur partner to drive critical minerals beneficiation in Africa
7th February 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Development finance institution Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is partnering with airborne geophysics expert Xcalibur Multiphysics to map, develop and co-finance natural resource projects that... 

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO shrugs off gold mega-merger
7th February 2023 By: Reuters

Sibanye-Stillwater is not interested in gold mergers and acquisitions, CEO Neal Froneman said on Monday, after Newmont's $16.9-billion bid for Newcrest increased the pressure on gold miners to... 

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... 

Image of Eurasian Resources Group CEO and Global Battery Alliance (GBA) co-chair Benedikt Sobotka
Fundamental change needed in how we think about mining investment ­– Eurasian CEO
6th February 2023 By: Irma Venter

With one Apple you can buy the world’s 50 largest mining companies, says Eurasian Resources Group CEO and Global Battery Alliance (GBA) co-chair Benedikt Sobotka. Speaking at the Investing in... 

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... 

Like Musk, nickel-rich Indonesia has high electric vehicle ambitions
6th February 2023 By: Reuters

Armed with the world's largest reserves of nickel and a ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesia is making itself indispensable for the electric vehicle industry, which uses the metal... 

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... 

Sprott launches four new energy transition-focused ETFs
3rd February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Sprott Asset Management, a subsidiary of precious metals and energy transition investment group Sprott, has launched four exchange traded funds (ETFs) focused on providing investors pure-play... 

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... 

Image shows an opencast mine with dump trucks
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... 

President Jokowi 'confident' Tesla will invest in Indonesia
1st February 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is confident Tesla will finalise a deal to invest in a production facility in his country, having offered the US car maker incentives ranging from tax breaks to a... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore's 2022 cobalt production up, along with oil, nickel, ferrochrome
1st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore produced 40% more cobalt last year, along with 16% more oil, 5% more nickel and 1% more ferrochrome. Although coal production of 110-million tonnes was... 

Vale's fourth-quarter iron-ore output edges down
1st February 2023 By: Reuters

Brazil's Vale, one of the world's largest mining companies, on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter 1% fall in iron ore production from a year earlier, while the sales volume of nickel soared The... 

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