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Honeymoon project to produce first drum of yellow cake this quarter
29th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Boss Energy is set to produce its first drum of uranium from the Honeymoon project, in South Australia, this quarter, MD Duncan Craib reported on Thursday. This comes at the company... 


Christo Wiese
South African billionaire Wiese returns to his diamond-hunting roots
26th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Christo Wiese, South Africa’s-billionaire retail king, is going back to the future. The 82-year-old serial investor, who steered the expansion of both Africa’s biggest clothing retailer and the... 


Euro Sun Mining CEO Grant Sboros.
South African leading critical mining project in Romania where red tape is being cut
27th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Toronto-listed Euro Sun Mining, headed by South African CEO Grant Sboros, is advancing a development-stage gold and copper project in Romania, a country which is reportedly shedding its rigidly... 


Indonesia's coal-fired nickel output is pricing out greener metal that has so far failed to command a market premium.
Nickel faces existential moment with half of mines unprofitable
27th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Many of the world’s biggest nickel mines are facing an increasingly bleak future as they wake up to an existential threat: a near limitless supply of low-cost metal from Indonesia. With roughly... 


Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp.
Harmony Gold board approves R7.9bn project on back of superb half-year results
28th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The board of mining company Harmony Gold has approved the commencement of a R7.9-billion life-of-mine (LoM) extension project at the rich Mponeng gold mine in the West Wits region of South Africa's... 


Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
Energy Fuels preparing two more US uranium mines for production
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In anticipation of continued strength in uranium markets, US-based Energy Fuels is preparing two more mines in Colorado and Wyoming for production and is readying for exploration drilling to... 


Anglo American's Africa and Australia Regional Director Themba Mkhwanazi.
Project finance clinched for 520 MW South African wind, solar projects – Anglo
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and London-listed diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American announced on Thursday that jointly owned renewable energy venture with EDF Renewables, Envusa Energy, has... 


AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon
AngloGold moves forward with studies for Nevada starter project
26th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of multinational miner AngloGold Ashanti has given the green light for the North Bullfrog project’s feasibility study to progress into detailed engineering. This represents a crucial... 


Hive Hydrogen South Africa chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Hive Hydrogen signs wind power deal for R105bn Eastern Cape green ammonia plant
27th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Hive Hydrogen South Africa has signed an agreement with Genesis Eco-Energy to implement 372 MW of wind power in the Western Cape, in support of the development of its R105-billion green ammonia... 


Fortescue Metals CEO Andrew Forrest
Forrest urges LME to separate nickel contracts into 'dirty' and 'clean'
26th February 2024 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange should classify its nickel contracts into "clean" and "dirty" contracts to give customers more choice, Australian iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest said on Monday. The... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye reports 55.1% increase in lithium carbonate equivalent resources
26th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has reported a 55.1% increase in attributable lithium mineral resources as at the end of last year, along with a general expansion and diversification of its... 


The Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project involves the recovery of rare earths from gypsum and waste dumps.
Likely lifespan boost for critical rare earths project in South Africa’s Limpopo province
26th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s rare earths project in Limpopo has received a distinctly possible lifespan boost to more than 16 years following an updated bulk density calculation, which has enlarged the likely... 


Implats CEO Nico Muller
Implats expecting phased reduction in group output
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A phased reduction in group output owing to a probable decline in production from Impala Canada and Mimosa in Zimbabwe is likely from platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company... 


BHP to restructure some global corporate roles as it looks to trim costs
BHP to restructure some global corporate roles as it looks to trim costs
29th February 2024 By: Reuters

The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Thursday it was disbanding some global teams and transferring those roles covering functions including planning, environment and heritage protection to... 


screens showing commodity stock exchanges
Disappointing results from world’s top miners highlight market challenges, Tickmill says
26th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The underwhelming results from two of the largest global multinational mining and commodity companies Anglo American and Glencore, which both released their 2023 financial and preliminary results... 


Tighter Indonesian nickel ore supply boosts prices, curbs smelter output
28th February 2024 By: Reuters

Nickel ore prices in Indonesia, the world's top producer, have risen on tighter supply after government delays in issuing new mining quotas that has also prompted smelters to curb production,... 


AUMS worker killed at Endeavour’s Mana mine
28th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

An African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) employee died on Tuesday at the Mana mine in Burkina Faso. AUMS, a subsidiary of ASX-listed Perenti, is the underground mining contractor for... 


The loan seeks to refinance a bridge loan to back the acquisition of the Daunia and Blackwater (pictured) coal mines in Queensland from BHP.
Private credit dominates Whitehaven Coal's $1.1bn loan
26th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian coal firm Whitehaven Coal drew 17 private credit providers and one bank for a $1.1-billion loan to buy two mines, the latest example of direct lenders benefiting from banks’ tighter... 


Jubilee Metals in South Africa and Zambia.
South Africa’s Jubilee Metals continuing to grow copper strongly in Zambia
26th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The copper operations in Zambia of South Africa’s Jubilee Metals showed strong growth in the six months to December 31, with further sharp increases expected going forward. The Johannesburg- and... 


Cleaner-fuelled Anglo ship built by Shanghai shipbuilder.
Anglo’s tenth emission-cutting ship contributing to cleaner, greener maritime industry
28th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The contribution of diversified mining company Anglo American to a cleaner, greener maritime industry is highlighted by this week’s delivery of the last of ten emission-cutting ships. The maiden... 


Implats CEO Nico Muller.
Low prices hit profitability of strongly producing Implats
29th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The significant decline in platinum group metal (PGM) prices during 2023 has resulted in notably lower group profitability, despite disciplined cost control across several operations, PGMs mining... 


Australia considers tax credit for minerals processing, says industry group
Australia considers tax credit for minerals processing, says industry group
28th February 2024 By: Reuters

The Australian government is considering a tax credit for companies that build processing facilities to boost the value of green energy minerals such as nickel and lithium, the head of a mining... 


Fury Gold Mines buys Éléonore South from Newmont
Fury Gold Mines buys Éléonore South from Newmont
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused exploration company Fury Gold Mines on Monday announced that it would buy Newmont’s 49.978% interest in the Éléonore South project for C$3-million. Situated in a prolific... 


Court victory for Sandfire’s Montana copper project
Court victory for Sandfire’s Montana copper project
27th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper developer Sandfire Resources America has been given the green light to proceed with the construction of its Black Butte project, after the Montana Supreme Court reversed a 2021 district... 


Sasol CEO Fleetwood Grobler
Sasol prioritising coal de-stoning investment as it seeks to allay fears over big Secunda output dip
26th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to address investor concerns that its yearly production at Secunda will need to fall to only 6.7-million tons for it to meet its goal of reducing the... 


Hudbay guides higher copper, lower gold output for 2024
26th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian mining company Hudbay Minerals has had a strong end to 2023, with higher copper production, record gold production and record financial performance in the final quarter. This strong... 


Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland
Ivanhoe posts record normalised profit, adjusted earnings for 2023
26th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canadian miner Ivanhoe Mines has reported a record normalised profit of $388-million, as well as record adjusted earnings of $604-million for 2023. The Kamoa-Kakula operation, in the Democratic... 


The Raglan mine in Nunavit
Glencore’s Raglan opens new mine
27th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nickel miner Raglan, a Glencore company, has officially inaugurated the Anuri mine from its Sivumut mining project, which has been under development for more than ten years. Anuri, which is one of... 


Tanzania graphite project undeterred by shipping delays
Tanzania graphite project undeterred by shipping delays
28th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Despite persistent and substantial shipping delays, commissioning of the Lindi Jumbo project – a new graphite mine in Tanzania – is progressing according to plan, Walkabout Resources MD And CEO... 


Excess capacity to keep pressure on lithium prices, says SQM
Excess capacity to keep pressure on lithium prices, says SQM
29th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

New York- and Santiago-listed Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) has posted a sharp drop in full-year earnings, despite lithium volumes reaching new record levels as spodumene concentrate... 


One rough and one polished diamond
De Beers strengthens provenance collaboration ahead of G7 import ban on Russian diamonds
29th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Ahead of new diamond import requirements from Group of 7 (G7) nations, starting on March 1, diamond producer De Beers Group says it anticipates no disruption to its diamond supply. The group... 


Barrick's Bulyanhulu mine, in Tanzania
New chemical tech at Barrick’s Buylanhulu mine results in cleaner tailings, better recoveries
1st March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Following a successful trial of chemical technologies provider Draslovka’s GlyCat glycine leaching technology at global miner Barrick Gold’s Buylanhulu mine, in Tanzania, the gold miner has started... 


Core and Lucas Total terminate Finniss mining contract
Core and Lucas Total terminate Finniss mining contract
28th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian hard-rock lithium producer Core Lithium has terminated its mining services agreement with Lucas Total Contract Solutions at the Finniss operation, in the Northern Territory. This follows... 


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