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PTM shareholders show strong support for new directors
1st March 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has announced its board of directors as voted for by shareholders at an annual general meeting on February 29, which had a turnout of shareholders... 


Northam CEO Paul Dunne.
Platinum remains in fundamental deficit – Northam
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum remains in fundamental deficit, Northam CEO Paul Dunne emphasised at the company’s presentation on Friday, which reported a strong performance from all group operations in the six months... 


Nickel may flip to deficit on Indonesia hurdles, Macquarie warns
Nickel may flip to deficit on Indonesia hurdles, Macquarie warns
1st March 2024 By: Bloomberg

The global nickel market could swing to a surprise deficit this year if growth in Indonesian output is constrained by slow mining permit approvals, according to Macquarie Group Ltd. While the... 


Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
Top Codelco execs see debt growing as production recovers
1st March 2024 By: Reuters

Top executives of Chile's State-run Codelco, the largest copper producer in the world, expect the company's debt to continue increasing as it adjusts cost estimates to revamp key mines. In a... 


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... 


Paul Dunne
Northam declares cash dividend, boosts self-generation
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed mining company Northam Platinum on Friday declared a cash interim dividend after reporting strong performance from all group operations in the six months to the... 


Centaurus defers Brazil downstream refinery study
Centaurus defers Brazil downstream refinery study
1st March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Amid a dramatic change in nickel market conditions over the past few months, Australia’s Centaurus Metals has deferred plans for a nickel sulphate refinery in Brazil and will instead focus on a... 


Implats group executive: refining and marketing Sifiso Sibiya.
Implats experiencing strong PGMs demand, working on pulling hydrogen uptake closer
1st March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) mining, refining, and marketing company Implats, which reported solid production in a low-price environment on Thursday, is ironically still experiencing strong demand... 


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... 


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... 


SSR retracts guidance for Çöpler, workers remain missing
SSR retracts guidance for Çöpler, workers remain missing
29th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based SSR Mining has retracted its previously issued 2024 and long-term guidance forecasts for the Çöpler mine, in Türkiye, following a significant slip on the heap leach pad earlier this... 


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... 


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... 


Mining Minister Aurora Williams
Chile to define lithium contracts by June, Mining Minister says
29th February 2024 By: Reuters

Chile’s government expects to lay out by March the broad terms of lithium contracts to be offered under a new public-private partnership model, Mining Minister Aurora Williams told reporters on... 


AECI CEO Holger Riemensperger
Amid disposals, AECI aligns internationalisation strategy to regions geared for rapid critical minerals growth
28th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

JSE-listed AECI, which is undergoing far-reaching restructuring to re-focus on its core mining and chemicals businesses and reduce debt, reports strong initial interest in the six noncore companies... 


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... 


Eastport Ventures CEO Robin Birchall
Eastport appoints mining veteran Birchall as CEO
28th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Canadian miner Eastport Ventures has appointed Robin Birchall CEO effective immediately. He brings to the board more than 20 years of experience in the investment banking sector within the mining... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


Australian scientists make progress in dealing with hydrogen embrittlement of steel
26th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

Australian researchers have made a step forward in addressing perhaps the biggest single obstacle to the large-scale roll-out of the hoped-for hydrogen economy: hydrogen embrittlement. This is the... 


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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... 


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... 


Mark Cutifani
Vale sees no sign of environmental breach at suspended mines
26th February 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale does not see signs of environmental or social breach at two of its mines whose operating licenses were suspended this week, Vale Base Metals chair Mark Cutifani said on... 


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... 


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... 


WTO director general Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala
WTO seeks modest outcomes in Abu Dhabi at 'critical juncture' for global trade
26th February 2024 By: Reuters

Trade ministers from nearly every country in the world gathered in Abu Dhabi on Monday for a World Trade Organization meeting that aims to set new global commerce rules, but even its ambitious... 


Spodumene production will be reduced at Mt Cattlin, in Australia
Newly merged Arcadium Lithium slows pace of expansion
23rd February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

NYSE- and ASX-listed Arcadium Lithium – the company formed from the merger of equals between Livent and Alkem – has flagged a slowdown in the pace of its expansion plans in light of the current... 


Sandeep Biswas
Activist investor Elliott to target mining assets worth at least $1 billion
23rd February 2024 By: Reuters

Elliott Management is setting up a company to hunt for global mining assets in the range of at least $1-billion, as it seeks to take advantage of the depressed valuation of groups operating in the... 


Vale fourth-quarter profit falls 35% on higher provisions over dam accident
Vale fourth-quarter profit falls 35% on higher provisions over dam accident
23rd February 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale reported on Thursday a 35% drop in fourth quarter net profit, missing analyst expectations by almost half, following higher provisions related to its Samarco joint venture and... 


Anglo American CEO Duncan Wanblad
Anglo achieves its best ever safety record, but reiterates commitment to zero harm
22nd February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining major Anglo American has achieved its lowest ever total recordable injury frequency rate of 1.78 in 2023, down from 2.19 in 2022, along with the company’s lowest ever monthly rate of 0.91 in... 


anglo american sign and logo
Anglo to focus on cost cutting following disappointing 2023 performance
22nd February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining major Anglo American chairperson Stuart Chambers and CEO Duncan Wanblad have both expressed disappointment with the company’s financial results for 2023, which were released on February 22.... 


Gold Fields' Damang mine, in Ghana
Gold Fields posts higher full-year earnings, maintains dividend at R7.45
22nd February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields has declared a total dividend of R7.45 a share for the year ended December 31, with $703-million in attributable profit having been generated. The attributable... 


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