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18th October 2022 This week: Harmony Gold says exciting part of Eva Copper is near-term production and, Shell consortium accelerating electrification of mine haul trucks 

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Enabling exploration is urgently needed to put South African mining back in ‘sunrise’ mode  

By: Martin Creamer     17th October 2022 High on the list of the steps that must be taken to stop South African mining from fading further into sunset mode is free access to geological information from State institutions such as the Council for Geoscience. Next is the provision of a modern, functional, and transparent mineral cadastre... 

Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell.
Botswana Diamonds CEO James Campbell interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Karo platinum project taking off in Zimbabwe with solar power tailwind  

By: Martin Creamer     14th October 2022 A multi-phased development approach is being adopted at the Karo Platinum project in Zimbabwe, where a 17-year opencast mine is to be built with a timeline to deliver its first ore to mill in July 2024. “In July 2024, we will put the first ore in mill,” Karo Mining Holdings MD Bernard Pryor told... 

Bernard Pryor and Phoevos Pouroulis.
Phoevos Pouroulis (right) and Bernard Pryor (left) present Karo project update, covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (14/10/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     14th October 2022 This week Martin Creamer talks about bulk minerals exports can increase employment and exploration rights. 

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Employment, prospecting rights, emissions reduction make headlines   

14th October 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses how expanding bulk mineral exports can increase employment to 500 000 direct jobs; South Africa's red tape in issuing a prospecting right; and AngloGold Ashanti's goal to reduce its emissions by 30% by 2030.   

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Employment, prospecting rights, emissions reduction make headlines

Magazine round up | 14 October 2022 

14th October 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 14 October 2022

Exciting part of Eva Copper is near-term production, says Harmony Gold  

By: Martin Creamer     13th October 2022 The exciting part of the Eva Copper project is the near-term production prospect that it brings with it, says Harmony Gold Mining Company investor relations head Jared Coetzer of the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company’s purchase of the Australian copper project, that comes with 2 100 km2... 

Harmony Gold Mining Company Investor Relations Head Jared Coetzer.
The exciting part of the Eva Copper project is the near-term production prospect that it brings with it, says Harmony Gold Mining Company investor relations head Jared Coetzer

Resources Watch  

12th October 2022 This week: Joburg Indaba hears that development is only conversation South Africa should be having; Minerals Council CEO says South Africa’s geological prospectivity is fantastic; and, investment is required to meet mining’s decarbonization and power challenges  

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Shell consortium accelerating electrification of mine haul trucks  

By: Martin Creamer     12th October 2022 Transitioning oil, gas, fuels and lubricants company Shell has established a nine-member consortium to create electrification solutions for mining sites. The electrification offers a shift away from reliance on diesel. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video.) 

Shell VP Sectoral Decarbonisation & Innovation Grischa Sauerberg.
Shell decarbonisation webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

The latest from this year's Joburg Indaba   

7th October 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the latest news coming out of this year’s Joburg Indaba. The Joburg Indaba heard this week, from Minerals Council South Africa President, that mining’s biggest opportunity lies in helping achieve a net-zero carbon world. Meanwhile, the country’s... 

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The latest from this year's Joburg Indaba

Magazine round up | 07 October 2022 

7th October 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

Magazine round up | 07 October 2022
Magazine round up | 07 October 2022

Development is only conversation South Africa should be having, Cutifani tells Joburg Indaba  

By: Martin Creamer     6th October 2022 Development is the only conversation that South Africa should be having, former Anglo American CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani said amid strong applause at the Joburg Indaba on Thursday – and mining should be recognised as an industry that can serve as a very... 

Former Anglo America CEO, director and consulting business executive Mark Cutifani.
Mark Cutifani’s address to the Joburg Indaba covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

South Africa’s geological prospectivity fantastic, says Minerals Council CEO  

By: Martin Creamer     5th October 2022 South Africa’s geological prospectivity is fantastic, Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter told the Joburg Indaba on Wednesday. This is so even though only 15% of South Africa's surface area has been mapped at a high-resolution 50 000-to-1 geophysical level, and even though this... 

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter.
Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter at Joburg Indaba covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Resources Watch 

5th October 2022 This week: Green hydrogen, fuel cells important part of any future energy system; and, Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre 

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Investment required to meet mining’s decarbonisation, power challenges – PwC  

By: Martin Creamer     4th October 2022 South Africa’s mining sector will be required to make major investments into alternative and renewable energy sources and energy planning to address the dual challenges of decarbonisation and reliable power supply, PwC said on Tuesday when it launched its SA Mine report, which highlights mining’s... 

Less than 5% of energy consumed by South African mining in 2020 sourced from renewables.
PwC’s SA Mine 2022 covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (30/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     30th September 2022 This week Martin Creamer unpacks exploration as SA’s economy booster and the JSE’s new money-raising product for juniors and green hydrogen produced at sea. 

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Exploration, fund-raising, offshore green hydrogen make headlines   

30th September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer talks to us about Council for Geoscience wanting South Africans to rally around exploration as the country’s ‘Big, Hairy, Audacious goal’; the JSE’s new product that is appropriate for fund-raising by junior mining companies; and the world’s first offshore... 

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Exploration, fund-raising, offshore green hydrogen make headlines

Magazine round up | 30 September 2022 

30th September 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 30 September 2022

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29th September 2022 This week: World’s largest battery-electric mine truck heading for commercial availability in 2024 And, Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right 

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Minerals Council ‘absolutely adamant’ about need for commercially available cadastre  

By: Martin Creamer     29th September 2022 The key objective of transparency in applying for prospecting rights and mining rights – and openly managing them – can be enabled by a commercially available cadastre system. While South Africa does not have such a cadastre, fellow African countries that are already thriving on it include... 

Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk head Grant Mitchell.
Grant Mitchell: Minerals Councll Junior and Emerging Miners Desk webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Green hydrogen, fuel cells important part of any future energy system, says global strategist  

By: Martin Creamer     27th September 2022 Green hydrogen and fuel cells will be a very important part of any future energy system, says Switzerland-based energy and sustainability consultancy strategist Dr David Hart. Among the electrolysers that convert renewable electricity into green hydrogen are proton exchange membrane (PEM)... 

Dr David Hart, E4tech.
E4tech’s Dr David Hart interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

South Africans urged to turn exploration into Big Hairy Audacious Goal   

By: Martin Creamer     24th September 2022 South Africans have been urged to rally around exploration as this country's Big Hairy Audacious Goal – a BHAG – so that what is described as "our lowest hanging economic fruit" can be turned to positive account. Council for Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza, who was speaking in support of the junior... 

Council of Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza.
Council for Geoscience CEO Mosa Mabuza, covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

New fund-raising product appropriate for junior miners, says JSE  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 The JSE has a new product that is appropriate for fund-raising by junior mining companies, JSE origination and deals head Sam Mokorosi said on Friday. Mokorosi, who was speaking at Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior and Emerging Miners Desk webinar, highlighted the new product against the... 

JSE origination and deals head Sam Mokorosi.
Minerals Council South Africa’s Junior Miner Webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (23/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about the need for rapid private sector energy participation, a collaborative approach to energy for Southern Africa and a new platinum champion as world demand for the metal builds. 

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Green hydrogen at sea on world-first offshore demonstrator platform  

By: Martin Creamer     23rd September 2022 The world’s first offshore green hydrogen production demonstrator platform has been positioned offshore of France. “This is the first time that renewable hydrogen will be produced at sea,” French company Lhyfe stated in a release to Engineering News & Mining Weekly. (Also watch attached Creamer... 

Lhyfe producing green hydrogen at sea.
Green hydrogen at sea initiative. Lhyfe technical director Thomas Créach interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Magazine round up | 23 September 2022 

23rd September 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 23 September 2022

Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right 

By: Natasha Odendaal     23rd September 2022 Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME) has secured a mining right for its Zandheuvel phosphate mine, in Saldanha Bay, and CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters hopes to revive competences in South Africa’s phosphate industry. The 51% South African women-owned mining and exploration company is... 

Screengrab of Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters during a video interview in Creamer Media’s studio
Adelaide Ruiters Mining and Exploration CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters discusses the company’s start and securing a mining right for a new phosphate operation

Energy: Private sector participation, regional collaboration, investment   

22nd September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Minerals Council South Africa urging more rapid private sector energy participation; Southern Africa needing a collaborative energy approach, much like that of the EU's; and the World Platinum Investment Council’s new CEO seeing much opportunity for... 

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Energy: Private sector participation, regional collaboration, investment

Resources Watch 

21st September 2022 This week: PGMs hotter than ever amid upcoming SAIMM greener world collaboration event; Pan African effectively building new underground gold mine at Evander and, Menar says anthracite prospects looking very good 

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World’s largest battery-electric mine truck heading for commercial availability in 2024   

By: Martin Creamer     21st September 2022 The world’s largest battery-electric truck for underground mining is on its way to becoming commercially available in 2024. Sandvik’s 65 t TH665B machine removes between 1 t and 2 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day, along with heat and noise. 

Jakob Rutqvist, Sandvik VP strategy and commercial for battery and hybrid/electric-vehicles business unit of Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions.
Sandvik VP Jakob Rutqvist interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (16/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     16th September 2022 This week, Martin Creamer speaks about: Evander’s “new” gold mine; anthracite coal demand and platinum group metals. 

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Pan African, Menar, SAIMM conference make headlines   

16th September 2022 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Pan African Resources effectively building an underground gold mine at Evander; Menar seeing good prospects for anthracite; and the upcoming Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy conference, which will have a large focus on platinum... 

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Pan African, Menar, SAIMM conference make headlines

Magazine round up | 16 September 2022 

16th September 2022 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 16 September 2022

Anthracite prospects looking very good – Menar  

By: Martin Creamer     15th September 2022 The prospects for anthracite are looking very good, especially in terms of market value and having demand coming from different parts of the world, says Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu, who was speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview. (Also watch attached Creamer Media video.) Bayoglu reports that... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Pan African effectively building new underground gold mine at Evander  

By: Martin Creamer     14th September 2022 Midtier Africa-focused gold producer Pan African Resources is effectively building a new internally-funded underground gold mine on two levels of the Evander underground gold mine in Mpumalanga, CEO Cobus Loots said on Wednesday when the company reported record production for the 12 months to... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African CEO Cobus Loots interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

PGMs hotter than ever amid upcoming SAIMM greener world collaboration event  

By: Martin Creamer     13th September 2022 Platinum group metals (PGMs) as global decarbonisation and environmental, social and governance (ESG) enablers have arguably never been a hotter topic globally, which will be highlighted at the upcoming in-person conference of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) at Sun... 

Implats executive: sustainable development Dr Tsakani Mthombeni, who will speak on ESG and Beyond at the upcoming SAIMM PGMs conference.
Implats Executive: Sustainable Development Dr Tsakani Mthombeni (above). SAIMM’s Gary Lane interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Sandvik officially launches its new high-tech Khomanani manufacturing facility   

By: Shannon de Ryhove     9th September 2022 Multinational mining and mineral processing equipment manufacturer Sandvik launched its new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg, on September 9. The facility was officially opened by President Cyril Ramaphosa. 

Sandvik's new high-tech head office facility, workshop and manufacturing complex in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg
President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened Sandvik's Khomanani manufacturing facility in Kempton Park, east of Johannesburg, on September 9. (Camera and Editing: Shadwyn Dickinson)

On-The-Air (09/09/2022) 

By: Martin Creamer     9th September 2022 This week’ Martin Creamer speaks about: green hydrogen; platinum group metals and Implats massive R50bn capital expenditure programme. 

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