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BHP CEO Mike Henry.
Potash presenting BHP with exciting growth path, CEO tells AGM
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg-listed diversified mining major BHP has an exciting growth path ahead in potash used in fertilisers essential for food security and more sustainable farming, the company’s CEO Mike... 

BurnStar CEO Dr Johan Brand with test reactor.
Hydrogen plant buildout plan under way at metals smelter in Rustenburg
1st November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Work has begun on the development of a hydrogen plant at the smelting site in Rustenburg of Ironveld, the London Aim-listed speciality metals producer. The required funds have been raised to... 

Orion is developing three complementary base metal production hubs in the Northern Cape.
Orion advancing towards operational commencement at Prieska in Northern Cape
31st October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed Orion Minerals has continued its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska copper/zinc mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The diversified base... 

Record quarterly production from Nickel Industries
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Indonesia-focused Nickel Industries has enhanced its position as the biggest ASX-listed diversified nickel producer with the release of its September-quarter results on Tuesday, highlighted by a... 

BlackRock says buy metals companies if you care about the climate
BlackRock says buy metals companies if you care about the climate
30th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Investors are missing a big opportunity to profit from the energy transition because they have an outdated view of the metals and mining industry, according to one of the sector’s most influential... 

Lithium dividends help drive IGO free cash flow
Lithium dividends help drive IGO free cash flow
30th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Despite a weaker performance from the IGO nickel operations, acting CEO Matt Dusci said the mining company had kicked off the 2024 financial year with a strong start, helped by dividends from its... 

Glencore chrome ore conveyance.
Full-year Glencore production guidance remains largely in line
30th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Full-year 2023 production guidance of London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining and marketing company Glencore remains largely in line with previous guidance. An exception is nickel,... 

Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Finland may be site of Anglo’s next greenfield mining project
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sakatti, with its metal concentrations of platinum group metals (PGMs), copper, nickel, cobalt, and others, may be the site of the next greenfield project of diversified Johannesburg- and... 

Vale unveils $4bn in dividends, buyback programme to reward investors
Vale unveils $4bn in dividends, buyback programme to reward investors
27th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vale said it will reward investors with payouts and a new share buyback program as the Brazilian iron-ore and nickel giant vies to appease shareholders concerned by softening Chinese demand. The... 

Shareholder nod for CanAlaska’s nickel spin-out
27th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Shareholders of TSX-V-listed CanAlaska have approved the company’s plans to spin out its five nickel properties into a new subsidiary, Core Nickel. Core Nickel will focus on developing nickel... 

Trafigura denies knowing that nickel deals with Gupa were fake
26th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Trafigura Group denied that it or any of its employees were aware that deals with businessman Prateek Gupta involved anything other than nickel, in the latest salvo in a fraud case that has rocked... 

Anglo American Strategy & Sustainability Director Helena Nonka.
Anglo carbon emissions cut by transition to 100% renewables in South America
25th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The transition of Anglo American to 100% renewable electricity supply across its South America operations has helped the London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining company to reduce its... 

The Sentinel mine, in Zambia.
First Quantum trims 2023 copper and nickel guidance
25th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered First Quantum has lopped off as much as 65 000 t from its copper production guidance for the year, to reflect the performance to-date of its three key mines – Cobre Panamá,... 

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese is visiting the US this week.
Australia unveils A$2bn critical minerals boost
25th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

In a move that underscores Australia’s goal to secure its position as a global leader in critical minerals, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has unveiled a A$2-billion expansion in critical minerals... 

Jonathan Price
Teck says restructuring remains 'priority'
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

Teck Resources was progressing "expeditiously" on a split of its coal and copper businesses, the Canadian miner said on Tuesday, after missing quarterly profit estimates on weak sales of... 

Anglo American reports third-quarter production.
Anglo: copper production up, rough diamond production down
24th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The copper production of diversified mining company Anglo American increased by 42% in the third quarter owing to the ramping up of the new Quellaveco copper mine in Peru. However, this was offset... 

Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena operation.
Anglo Platinum reports higher PGM sales volumes but much lower prices
24th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Anglo American Platinum on Tuesday reported an increase in the sales volumes of platinum group metals (PGMs) from production, excluding trading, in the three months ending September 30. Owing to a... 

NiWest DFS date shifted to mid-2024
24th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The expected delivery of the definitive feasibility study (DFS) of the NiWest nickel/cobalt project, in Western Australia, has shifted to mid-2024, emerging battery metals producer Alliance Nickel... 

Teck Resources misses quarterly profit estimates, trims copper output forecast
Teck Resources misses quarterly profit estimates, trims copper output forecast
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

Canadian miner Teck Resources missed market estimates for third-quarter profit on Tuesday, pressured by lower prices for steelmaking coal and zinc, and reduced sales volumes of steelmaking coal and... 

Nornickel: Q3 nickel output higher q/q, palladium output drops
Nornickel: Q3 nickel output higher q/q, palladium output drops
23rd October 2023 By: Reuters

Russia's Nornickel, the world's largest palladium producer and a major producer of high-grade nickel, said on Monday its third-quarter nickel production was 21% higher than in the previous quarter... 

South Africa Manganese's Hotazel mine in the Northern Cape.
South32 reports record quarterly production at South Africa Manganese
23rd October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa Manganese continued its strong performance in the three months to September 30, when it increased saleable production by 7% to a record 628 000 wet metric tonnes (wmt), South32... 

Horizonte in talks to solve Araguaia funding gap
23rd October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed Horizonte Minerals is in discussions with major shareholders and lenders on a financing solution to solve the current funding gap for the Araguaia nickel project, in Brazil, CEO Jeremy... 

Quinton Van der Burgh
South Africa’s QGC secures $1bn for push into green metals
20th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Q Global Commodities, owned and run by South African coal investor Quinton Van der Burgh, has agreed a partnership with Abu Dhabi’s F9 Capital Management to invest $1-billion in mines producing... 

Nickel sulphate
Africa aims to use global demand for critical minerals as a basis for development
18th October 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

African countries were determined to use the opportunity provided by the world’s need for the metals and minerals essential for the clean energy systems of the future to develop their economies... 

BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP reports a mixed bag
18th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has seen production in the first quarter ended September drop across most of its commodities, apart from copper, compared with the fourth quarter of the 2023 financial year.... 

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ARM Geometallurgy Research Chair launched at Stellenbosch University
17th October 2023 By: Irma Venter

Stellenbosch University (SU) has partnered with mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) to establish the ARM Geometallurgy Research Chair.  The objective of the position is to advance... 

Volvo EVs
Electric vehicles can have a lower TCO than ICE vehicles
13th October 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Electric vehicles can have a lower total cost of ownership (TCO) for consumers than internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, but vehicle financing options and automotive manufacturers' business... 

Crawford nickel project gains remarkable momentum, says Selby
13th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

A mere four years ago, the Crawford project boasted only five drill holes. Fast forward to today, and this nickel sulphide project, in Ontario, stands as a “world-class” project with “tremendous... 

Anglo American's Los Bronces mine
Anglo appoints Matt Walker CEO of its marketing business
12th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Anglo American has appointed Matt Walker as CEO of its marketing business, following Peter Whitcutt’s decision to step down after 33 years with Anglo American. Walker, who is... 

Image shows molten nickel
Nickel Industries pulls the $1.26bn trigger at ENC
11th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Nickel Industries has taken a final investment decision on its participation in the Excelsior nickel/cobalt (ENC) high pressure acid leach (HPAL) project in Indonesia. ENC is expected... 

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