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From top left clockwise are Anglo's Duncan Wanblad, Anik Michaud, Matt Daley and Stephen Pearce.
Anglo’s 680 MW prioritised first-wave renewable energy projects on way
19th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Listed as a 2023 priority by Anglo American is getting the first wave of the renewable energy ecosystem projects under way in South Africa. The first wave of 680 MW renewable energy projects being... 

Glencore's $22m loan to Pacific Nickel solidified
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Glencore has inked formal loan documentation and an amended sales agreement with ASX-listed Pacific Nickel Mines over a loan facility of up to $22-million to develop the Kolosori... 

Commercial sales start from Oracle
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Commercial sales have started from the Oracle nickel project, in Indonesia, ASX-listed Nickel Mines reported on Tuesday. At the end of March, the Oracle project had produced 5 953 t of nickel met... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

Freeport, Vale, Anglo are said to eye Teck Metals operations
17th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Major mining companies including Freeport McMoRan, Vale and Anglo American are evaluating potential bids for a chance to purchase Teck Resources' base metals business if the Canadian miner... 

Pacific Nickel appoints new COO
17th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Pacific Nickel has appointed Haldane Morris as COO as the company moves to bring its Kolosori nickel project, in the Solomon Islands, into production as soon as possible. Morris has... 

SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 

Nornickel hires counterparty to buy its shares for employees
14th April 2023 By: Reuters

Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel aid on Friday it had entered into an agreement that will see digital financial asset issuer Digital Assets buy Nornickel shares as part of an employee incentive... 

GR Engineering wins West Musgrave contracts
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Contractor GR Engineering Services has been awarded two contracts worth a combined A$312-million at copper miner Oz Minerals West Musgrave project, in Western Australia. Under the contracts, GR... 

Nickel Industries places $400m notes
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Nickel Industries has completed the issue of $400-million in senior unsecured notes, at a coupon of 11.25% and maturing in October 2028. The company earlier this week flagged the notes... 

JPMorgan has made deep cuts to metals business after nickel crisis
13th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has cut dozens of base metals clients and slashed bankers’ bonuses, as the business remains under harsh internal scrutiny in the wake of last year’s nickel crisis. JPMorgan,... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, when he listed Keaton Energy on the JSE many years ago, well before the delistings issue arose.
How South Africa could have 21 new mining listings
13th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa could have 21 new mining listings if foreign mining companies that already operate in this country would also list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in... 

International partnerships critical to critical minerals - King
13th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the importance of international partnerships, specifically those with Japan and the US, in developing Australia’s critical minerals... 

Base metals under pressure as recession fears build
13th April 2023 By: Reuters

Prices of most base metals in London were under pressure on Thursday as recession fears again dampened demand outlook, despite support from a shaky dollar. Three-month copper on the London Metal... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, who is moving into the renewable energy business.
Stunning online mining map highlights far-reaching remaining mining potential
12th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

AmaranthCX and its technology partner 1Map have collaborated to publish a comprehensive, online South African Mining Map, with electronic, all-commodity depiction. The governments of other mining... 

Mining giant makes debut in Indonesia’s biggest IPO this year
12th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Metal and mining firm PT Trimegah Bangun Persada is set to debut in Jakarta on Wednesday after raising 10-trillion rupiah ($672-million) in Indonesia’s largest initial public offering this year.... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore advances further on circular economy journey
11th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Glencore has taken another step on the road to achieving the world’s circular economy imperative. The London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining an marketing company, headed by CEO Gary... 

Saints to advance to PFS
11th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Saints nickel project, in Western Australia, has estimated a capital cost of A$10.68-million to develop the project. ASX-listed Future Battery Minerals on Tuesday reported... 

Crawford nickel project federal permitting progresses
6th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The federal permitting of the Crawford nickel project is continuing at a rapid pace, with the project now entering the second phase of the impact assessment process. Canada Nickel Company has... 

Glencore firms up commitment to Kolosori
5th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Glencore has provide ASX-listed Pacific Nickel Mines with a letter of commitment confirming its intention to provide up to $22-million in funding for the Kolosori nickel project,... 

Kolomela iron-ore operation of Anglo group company Kumba Iron Ore, inNorthern Cape.
Anglo signs another green steel deal involving South African iron-ore
4th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mitigating climate change, the biggest challenge of our time, requires a new, clean industrial revolution, says H2 Green Steel of Sweden, which on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

WA invests A$40m in critical minerals
4th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Tuesday announced a A$40-million investment to accelerate critical minerals discoveries. The Sustainable Geoscience Investments package, included in the... 

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... 

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