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8th December 2021 Sable to undertake rights issue at R1 a share followed by transaction at R5 a share; and, Anglo American suggests the use of renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen 

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Just transition energy projects needed now – Shell Foundation 

By: Martin Creamer     8th December 2021 Real projects on the ground, that can transition developing countries to renewable solutions justly, are what is needed now, along with the correct use of blended finance to create sustainable entrepreneurship as asset bases are repurposed, a global webinar has heard. Without a just energy... 

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Shell Foundation chairperson Gail Klintworth

Specify energy transition action now, the money’s there for it, UN climate envoy urges  

By: Martin Creamer     7th December 2021 The energy transition is woefully under specified, the United Nations special envoy on climate change action and finance Mark Carney told a global webinar, in which he described the specifying of energy transition action as being “a matter of urgency”. Such specification, the webinar heard,... 

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UN Climate Action Finance Envoy Mark Carney covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Glencore targeting recycling step change  

By: Martin Creamer     6th December 2021 The goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change are best achieved through the circular economy, says diversified mining and marketing company Glencore, which sees recycling as being a significant means for relieving the growing burden that global decarbonisation is set to place on finite raw... 

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Glencore 2021 investor update covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Exploration debate highlights Nema challenge  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd December 2021 The withdrawal of a portion of the National Environmental Management Act (Nema) has created a major challenge for mineral exploration in South Africa, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) co-sponsored exploration webinar heard on Thursday. Taking part in the panel discussion under... 

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IDC co-sponsored webinar covered by Mining Weekly.

On-The-Air (03/12/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     3rd December 2021 A blueprint to combat climate change has been proposed by South Africa’s leading mining company; South Deep gold mine is now planning 50 MW of sun energy with an equal volume of wind energy; and Glencore this week promised to institute just transition measures at all the coal mines it closes. 

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Renewables and Implats acquiring RBPlat shares make headlines   

3rd December 2021 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks: Anglo American is urging the use of renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen and then using that hydrogen to replace diesel. South Deep will increase its 40 MW solar power project to 50 MW after it procured more efficient solar panels. Impala... 

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Renewables and Implats acquiring RBPlat shares make headlines

Magazine round up | 03 December 2021 

3rd December 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 03 December 2021

Rising demand for separation compound 

By: Halima Frost     3rd December 2021 Since the partnership between global chemicals producer 2M Holdings and speciality materials company Celanese, established in 2014, demand for its methyl isobutyl carbinol (MIBC) compound, used to separate copper from ore, has grown substantially in the Central Africa region. 2M Holdings South... 

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2M Holdings South Africa MD Denzyl O’Donoghue discusses the use of MIBC as an effective flotation agent in the separation of copper

Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, use hydrogen to cut diesel – Cutifani   

By: Martin Creamer     2nd December 2021 Use renewables to cut carbon and create hydrogen, and then use the hydrogen that has been created to replace diesel. Anglo American CE Mark Cutifani proposed this climate blueprint while also outlining his London- and Johannesburg-listed mining company’s entry into crop nutrients that can free up... 

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GlobeScan climate event covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Sable to undertake rights issue at R1 a share followed by transaction at R5 a share  

By: Martin Creamer     1st December 2021 The rights issue that Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed Sable Exploration and Mining is to undertake at R1 a share will be followed by a transaction at R5 a share, giving an immediate fivefold uplift to the shareholders of the company. This follows mining company Magni Investment Holdings... 

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Sable’s James Allan interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer Media

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1st December 2021 This week: Sir Mick Davis says there’s no reason why Eskom can’t make reliable comeback; There are very strong platinum imports going into China; and, Namibia is heading for world record green hydrogen costs 

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Carbon-neutral nickel launch showcased by South Africa-linked chairperson  

By: Martin Creamer     30th November 2021 South Africa-linked Gareth Penny on Monday heralded the launch of a carbon-neutral nickel with a difference in that it steers completely clear of any reliance on third-party carbon credits. Penny did so in his capacity as nonexecutive chairperson of Nornickel of Russia – and put sharper focus on... 

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Nornickel capital markets day covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

RBPlat bid embodies socioeconomic boost for greater Rustenburg region – Implats  

By: Martin Creamer     29th November 2021 The bid by Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) for a majority shareholding in Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) presents an opportunity to create sizeable Western Limb production base with socioeconomic benefits for the region, platinum group metals (PGM) mining company Implats said on... 

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Implats’ offer to Royal Bafokeng Platinum covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer: Video: Darlene Creamer.

Froneman tells world of Sibanye’s confidence in hydrogen economy  

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on ensuring that the supply of PGMs is sustainable and that the company is part of the global climate change solution, Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman told a global... 

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Sibanye-Stillwater hydrogen presentation covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (26/11/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Namibia’s entry into the export of green hydrogen is expected to create 200 000 jobs; South Africa is currently benefitting from the very strong export of platinum into China; and The 4 000 MW electricity that the mining industry is planning to generate will be a great boost for Eskom. 

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Magazine round up | 26 November 2021 

26th November 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 26 November 2021

No reason why Eskom can’t make reliable comeback – Sir Mick Davis  

By: Martin Creamer     25th November 2021 There is no reason why Eskom cannot return to a situation where it can be a credible, reliable supplier of reasonably priced electricity, Sir Mick Davis said on Thursday. “Eskom is a resolvable problem," said Davis, a former Eskom CFO and now back in critical minerals and metals mining in the... 

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Sir Mick Davis in conversation with Ann Bernstein, covered by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Green hydrogen, platinum and renewable energy make headlines   

25th November 2021 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks Namibia's plans in the green hydrogen space; platinum imports to China that could reduce the surplus forecast for next year; and Minerals Council South Africa member companies that could deliver up to 3 900MW of renewable energy projects.   

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Green hydrogen, platinum and renewable energy make headlines

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24th November 2021 This week: Glencore sets ‘just transition’ from coal in promising motion with wheat pilot project; Zambia going all out to up green energy, copper with private-sector at helm; and, Expect to be unemployed from age 40, Miller warns graduates entering mining 

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Very strong platinum imports into China – WPIC 

By: Martin Creamer     24th November 2021 Many things could play out next year that have the potential to materially reduce the substantial platinum surplus that the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) is forecasting for next year, Mining Weekly can today report. Among these is the very strong current importation of platinum into... 

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World Platinum Investment Council Director of Research Trevor Raymond interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer

Namibia heading for world record green hydrogen costs, conference hears  

By: Martin Creamer     22nd November 2021 With its vast potential for wind and solar energy, Namibia is excellently placed to become a global player in green hydrogen production, the Africa Green Hydrogen Forum's virtual conference heard on Monday, when green hydrogen was highlighted as the key decarbonisation vector in the global fight... 

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African Green Hydrogen webinar covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

On-The-Air (19/11/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     19th November 2021 Zambia is showing huge enthusiasm to go green and attract investment in its huge copper endowment; Glencore is ‘justly transitioning’ from coal by growing wheat in the coalfields of Mpumalanga; and South Africa is now attracting less than 1% of global investment in exploration. 

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Zambia's pledges to investors, mining employment and Andrew Forrest make headlines   

19th November 2021 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks Zambia’s pledges around green energy and copper as it seeks to attract investment; mining graduates should expect to be unemployed from the age of 40; and green hydrogen activist Andrew Forrest had some strong opinions about oil and gas in a recent... 

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Zambia's pledges to investors, mining employment and Andrew Forrest make headlines

Magazine round up | 19 November 2021 

19th November 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader. 

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Magazine round up | 19 November 2021

Glencore sets ‘just transition’ from coal in promising motion with wheat pilot project  

By: Martin Creamer     18th November 2021 Glencore has set the ‘just transition’ in promising motion with a highly successful winter wheat pilot project in Mpumalanga, South Africa’s province of coal mining and coal-fired power generation. The programme, which began in April, has been described as being hugely successful in demonstrating... 

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Glencore ‘just transition’ pilot project explained to Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Zambia going all out to up green energy, copper with private-sector at helm  

By: Martin Creamer     16th November 2021 Zambia zoomed into town today and did all it could to sweep investors off their feet with pledges to be private-sector driven, surge into green energy, and do everything it can to regain top spot in global copper at a time when the metal is set to play such a key role in the fight against climate... 

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Webber Wentzel Zambia event covered by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer. Video: Darlene Creamer.

Expect to be unemployed from age 40, Miller warns graduates entering mining   

By: Martin Creamer     15th November 2021 Because of the collapse of investment in greenfields exploration in South Africa, any mining graduate entering the profession today can expect to be unemployed from the age of 40, said AmaranthCX director and founder Paul Miller on Monday, when he pointed out that South Africa is now at an... 

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Mineral exploration should be incentivised, says IDC’s Thabiso Sekano  

By: Martin Creamer     12th November 2021 Mineral exploration should be incentivised so that South Africa’s great mineral endowment can be optimally leveraged to lower unemployment, improve export revenues, and strengthen this country’s gross domestic product (GDP). That is the view of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) mining,... 

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On-The-Air (12/11/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     12th November 2021 The Bafokeng have taken the lead in going green by doing a spectacular deal with Northam Platinum; Green hydrogen presents a huge opportunity for the African continent, says Minister Gwede Mantashe; and Global cooperation is essential in moving the needle against climate change, COP26 has... 

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Green business, energy procurement, gold performances make headlines   

12th November 2021 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks the Royal Bafokeng/Northam deal that will see a green business boost; Minerals Council South Africa's call for government to speed up electricity procurement processes; and the recent performances in gold mining, with Gold Fields and Harmony recently... 

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Green business, energy procurement, gold performances make headlines

Magazine round up | 12 November 2021 

12th November 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 12 November 2021

Resources Watch  

10th November 2021 This week: Platinum group metals playing key role in Proudly South African hydrogen breakthrough and, Afrimat posts strong interim results, with all segments contributing positively to growth 

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Platinum group metals playing key role in Proudly South African hydrogen breakthrough  

By: Martin Creamer     5th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs), which are hosted overwhelmingly in South Africa, have played a key role in rocketing the performance of local alkaline electrolysers, in which PGMs are not generally used. Hydrox Holdings of Randburg, which has been pursuing hydrogen solutions for more than two... 

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Hydrox CEO Corrie de Jager interviewed by Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer.

On-The-Air (05/11/2021) 

By: Martin Creamer     5th November 2021 Anglo American is taking steps to generate electricity from water in its underground mines; A mine truck fleet of 400 is to be converted from diesel power to green and clean hydrogen power; The greenest of green new technology platinum plants is under construction in North West province. 

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Developments at Anglo American  

5th November 2021 Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks developments at diversified mining company Anglo American. 

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Developments at Anglo American

Magazine round up | 05 November 2021 

5th November 2021 A video round up of this week’s magazine, highlighting our cover story, features and Business Leader.  

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Magazine round up | 05 November 2021

Afrimat posts strong interim results, with all segments contributing positively to growth  

By: Marleny Arnoldi     4th November 2021 Midtier openpit miner Afrimat has confirmed it is in a healthy financial position and able to accelerate growth, after delivering a ‘pleasing’ performance in the six months ended August 31. The group posted an operating profit of R582-million, up 65% on the R353-million operating profit... 

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