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Kumba marketing and seaborne logistics executive head Timo Smit.
Kumba Iron Ore excited by President’s energy plan, working earnestly on carbon reduction
26th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Kumba Iron Ore CEO Mpumi Zikalala on Tuesday expressed excitement at the energy announcement of President Cyril Ramaphosa, who unveiled several far-reaching interventions, including a doubling in... 

Wesizwe CEO steps down
25th July 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Wang Hongile has stepped down as CEO of Wesizwe Platinum owing to ill health. Wesizwe has appointed deputy CEO Zhimin Li as interim CEO. 

Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen
Decarbonisation, renewables can create new economic sectors in SA – Anglo Platinum
25th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

JOHANNESBURG ( – Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen on Monday expressed the firm belief that decarbonisation and renewable energy have the potential to create new... 

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Anglo Platinum declares R21bn dividend, levers R71bn half-year societal underpin
25th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum on Monday declared a gross interim dividend of R21.5-billion from profits accrued during the six-month period ended... 

The European Commission approval of €5.4-billion took in backing from Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain.
Europe leads even though sun, wind, storage, green electron/molecule energy is tailor made for South Africa
22nd July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

This week the European Commission approved €5.4-billion of public support by 15 member states for a hydrogen technology value chain taking in hydrogen generation technology, fuel cells technology,... 

Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo progresses sustainability as Chile drought hits copper output
21st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining and marketing company Anglo American is progressing towards its stretching sustainability targets on all fronts while partnering to accelerate the deployment of hydrogen-powered... 

Hydrogen-powered truck launch highlights sustainability progress.
Anglo Platinum maintains 2022 guidance as half-year earnings head for fall
21st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed platinum group metals (PGMs) mining and marketing company Anglo American Platinum has maintained its metal-in-concentrate PGM guidance, while also advising of a... 

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Platinum-containing hydrogen fuel technology driving net-zero ambitions – WPIC
15th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says platinum group metals (PGMs) are enabling many sectors globally to achieve net-zero carbon emissions goals through their use in hydrogen energy and... 

How to avert the risk of valuable information being disregarded.
Basing analysis solely on data can result in treasure being mistaken for trash
15th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Applying subject matter expertise to process data streams for accuracy is a necessary part of mining’s new digital age, according to SRK Consulting Global chief technology officer Mike Olsen.... 

Mining production down 7.8% y/y in May, but sales increase
14th July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining production decreased by 7.8% year-on-year in May, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has revealed. The largest negative contributors were gold (-28.3% and contributing -4.6 percentage... 

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New mining Bill major threat to jobs and investment, must be strenuously opposed – ENSafrica
14th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A new draconian mining industry draft Bill, which threatens jobs and investment – and can even impose a penalty of 10% of turnover on a mine company, along with corporate manslaughter charges –... 

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Jubilee appoints nonexecutive director to chair safety, sustainability committee
14th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim- and AltX-listed diversified metals processing company Jubilee Metals Group has appointed Tracey Kerr independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect. Based in the UK, she is currently... 

Renewables, green hydrogen, and platinum group metals are needed to decarbonise.
Hydrogen highlighted as ‘slam dunk’ of heavy haul
13th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

What will be Australia’s biggest electrolyser – a platinum-using proton exchange membrane or PEM electrolyser – is on order to provide green hydrogen Down Under at a time when the planet’s lightest... 

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Eastplats positions new mining method to reopen CRM before year-end
8th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Having completed a new long-term plan and mine redesign study, JSE- and TSX-listed midtier platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Eastplats envisages restarting mining operations at its flagship PGMs... 

Heads and tails of the platinum toss coin.
Look out for the platinum coin toss at Wimbledon
8th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

In the year of the Queen of England’s platinum jubilee, the coins to be used in the Wimbledon ladies’ and gentlemen’s singles finals coin toss this weekend will be made of platinum for the first... 

Green electrons and molecules hold solution.
Green electrons and green molecules can be South Africa’s just energy transition
7th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A green electron and green molecule energy transition is tailor made for South Africa, an increasing number of observers are concluding. Superior sun, prime wind, land, favourable storage... 

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New Anglo strategy director excited by mining’s green energy transition
4th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The newly appointed group director of strategy and business development of diversified mining company Anglo American on Monday singled out mining’s green energy transition in commenting on the... 

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Mine haulage transition to electric offered without disruption
1st July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

If the world were to electrify every mine truck, it would stop 198 000 t of carbon dioxide (CO2) a day from entering the atmosphere, which equates to a single electrified mining truck eliminating... 

Anglo American's nuGen haulage truck
Anglo enters deal to accelerate rollout of nuGen zero emissions haulage solution
30th June 2022 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Diversified miner Anglo American is in exclusive negotiations with specialist engineering technology company First Mode Holding and has agreed nonbinding terms to establish a combined business to... 

Bauba subsidiary Nuco Chrome granted eight-year mining right
30th June 2022 By: Donna Slater

Platinum and chrome miner Bauba Resources reports that its 74%-owned exploration company Nuco Chrome business has been granted a mining right, which is valid for eight years. The mining right –... 

Eastplats appoints new CEO
30th June 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals miner Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) has appointed Wanjin Yang as CEO, effective immediately. He is a senior exploration geologist with over 30 years’ of experience in major... 

Biggest African fund manager is key to platinum takeover battle
30th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

Impala Platinum Holdings said Africa’s biggest fund manager must make a decision over what to do with its Royal Bafokeng Platinum stake, which has become central to ending an eight-month takeover... 

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Capital raise under way to progress copper/zinc mine in Northern Cape
29th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

An opportunity to subscribe for new shares in parcels starting from R20 000 to a maximum of R330 000 is being offered to eligible shareholders by Orion Minerals. The capital raise is being... 

Implats CEO Nico Muller and AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa
Implats, AMCU sign five-year wage deal
28th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed Impala Platinum Holdings (Implats) on June 28 signed a five-year wage agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) for its operating subsidiaries Marula... 

Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
South Africa in a position to export energy – Anglo American Platinum
28th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa is one of only four countries that has more renewable energy available to it than what it needs for itself, which places the country in a very strong position to be able to export... 

Anglo investing in expansion of organic waste upcycling company Sanergy
28th June 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Diversified mining multinational Anglo American is leading the latest investment round of organic waste upcycling business Sanergy, which has operations in Kenya. Sanergy's solutions are helping to... 

Exxaro/Cennergi MD Energy Roland Tatnall
Renewables plans poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Grootegeluk coal mine by up to 90%
27th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Going forward, combined renewables plans already in place are poised to slash Scope 2 emissions at Exxaro Resources’s Grootegeluk coal mine in Limpopo by up to 90%. The renewable strategy being... 

Numsa shopsteward at Implats contractor murdered
27th June 2022 By: News24Wire

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said that one of its shopstewards, Mahlomola Hlothoane, was murdered at his home on Friday evening. Police have confirmed the incident,... 

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High-purity manganese facing phenomenal demand growth, PDAC hears
24th June 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The commitment of at least six major motor companies to manganese-based batteries for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is elevating the demand outlook for high-purity manganese phenomenally, a... 

Informal settlements near North West mining areas to be upgraded
24th June 2022 By: Yvonne Silaule

Informal settlements in the mining areas around the Bojanala and Dr Kenneth Kaunda districts, in the North West, will soon be upgraded as the provincial Department of Human Settlements sets out to... 

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