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Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Madison Metals opens second channel for uranium token sales
26th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals says it is in discussions with a development group about issuing a newly-listed fungible token backed by Madison’s uranium resource. The... 

Boss confirms Honeymoon project will produce uranium by year-end
24th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Uranium miner Boss Energy says all aspects of the Honeymoon project’s construction are proceeding to plan, including delivery of critical equipment, wellfield development and the evaporation pond,... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chairperson Dr Vincent Maphai and CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye-Stillwater’s integrated report highlights green metals spread
24th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sibanye-Stillwater Integrated Report 2022 published today highlights the company’s clinching of minerals resources and reserves in the critical metals arena while maintaining minerals positions in... 

GoviEx to raise funds in private placement
21st April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mineral resource company GoviEx Uranium has entered into an agreement with Eight Capital and Sprott Capital Partners, as lead underwriters and joint bookrunners, in connection with a bought deal... 

Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 

Paladin on track at Langer Heinrich
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Work to restart production at the Langer Heinrich uranium mine, in Namibia, is on track and within budget, ASX-listed Paladin Resources said on Thursday. In its quarterly report for the three... 

CCUS and gas has big role in net zero - study
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

While new analysis has highlighted the need for natural gas and large carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in Australia’s race to net zero, there would be very little space for nuclear... 

Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson
G7’s nuclear fuel pact offers boost for Canadian uranium deals
19th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

A Group of Seven pact aimed at weakening Russia’s influence on the nuclear energy market will likely bolster Canada’s own industry, Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said. “For Canada,... 

G7 countries wish to develop a global commercial nuclear fuel market
18th April 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The five nuclear energy-using member countries of the Group of Seven major democratic economies (G7) on Sunday issued a joint statement announcing their intent to create a global commercial nuclear... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, when he listed Keaton Energy on the JSE many years ago, well before the delistings issue arose.
How South Africa could have 21 new mining listings
13th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa could have 21 new mining listings if foreign mining companies that already operate in this country would also list on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, the largest stock exchange in... 

AmaranthCX founder and director Paul Miller, who is moving into the renewable energy business.
Stunning online mining map highlights far-reaching remaining mining potential
12th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

AmaranthCX and its technology partner 1Map have collaborated to publish a comprehensive, online South African Mining Map, with electronic, all-commodity depiction. The governments of other mining... 

World’s top uranium miner sees clients switching from Russia
World’s top uranium miner sees clients switching from Russia
11th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Kazakhstan’s state-owned uranium miner is preparing reserves for production as demand increases, including from Eastern European power producers looking to cut their reliance on Russia. Some... 

Kolomela iron-ore operation of Anglo group company Kumba Iron Ore, inNorthern Cape.
Anglo signs another green steel deal involving South African iron-ore
4th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mitigating climate change, the biggest challenge of our time, requires a new, clean industrial revolution, says H2 Green Steel of Sweden, which on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Rio backs ERA's A$369m raising
4th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) on Tuesday announced a A$369-million renounceable entitlement offer to fund the rehabilitation of its Ranger project, in the Northern Territory, and... 

ENSafrica's safety and health webinar team.
Trackless mobile machinery one of mining’s burning issues, ENSafrica webinar hears
3rd April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s new trackless mobile machinery (TMM) regulations published five months ago are one of mining’s burning issues and perhaps an undeclared state of national disaster for some, ENSafrica... 

Rifle-Shot Performance Business Development Director Dilley Naidoo.
Mining needs truth-and-reconciliation approach to ESG, says Rifle-Shot’s Naidoo
29th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies need to approach environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles on a truth and reconciliation footing and be honest about where they are on a scale of one to 10, says... 

Aura updates Mauritania uranium project's economics
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An enhanced definitive feasibility study (EFS) into the Tiris uranium project, in Mauritania, has increased the project’s expected average production by 150% and has increased its mine life.... 

Platinum group metals can boost South African jobs and economic growth.
Platinum group metals can add million South African jobs plus R8-trillion to economy
28th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Collaborative marketing of platinum group metals (PGMs) has the potential to add a million more South African jobs and contribute R8-trillion more to the economy as the world greens and lowers... 

Cameco receives tax refund of C$300m
28th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Uranium miner Cameco said on Monday that it would receive a refund of C$300-million from the Canada Revenue agency (CRA) in its long-standing tax dispute with the agency. The CRA has issued... 

IAEA confirms almost all missing uranium in Libya now accounted for
27th March 2023 By: Reuters

Most of the roughly 2.5 tons of natural uranium ore concentrate (UOC) recently declared missing from a site in Libya have been found at that site, the UN nuclear watchdog told member states on... 

ERA draws down funding as it flags entitlement offer
27th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) will draw down the full A$100-million from the revised credit facility agreed with mining major Rio Tinto last year, to provide the company with... 

Mining is striving for zero harm.
Safety environment that almost guarantees that people come first is a must, says Naidoo
20th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mine safety is absolutely essential. Stopping injury and fatality in mines just has to happen. How can South Africa achieve the zero harm that is needed? This was Mining Weekly’s opening question... 

UEC increases total resources in Arizona
17th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) has increased the resources under its control in Arizona to 32-million pounds in the measured and indicated category and about 4.5-million pounds in the inferred... 

Okapi takes stake in uranium technology firm
17th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Okapi Resources will take a 19.9% stake in technology company Ubaryon, after that company’s shareholders approved a A$3.1-million investment. Ubaryon is developing and commercialising a... 

enCore to restart uranium production from Alta Mesa
16th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based encore Energy has announced plans to resume uranium production from its Alta Mesa processing plant, in South Texas, in early 2024. This will be the company’s second producing location... 

Tons of uranium missing from Libyan site, IAEA tells member States
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

UN nuclear watchdog inspectors have found that roughly 2.5 t of natural uranium have gone missing from a Libyan site that is not under government control, the watchdog told member States in a... 

Peninsula says Wyoming uranium project restart delayed
Peninsula says Wyoming uranium project restart delayed
16th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Peninsula Energy has pushed back the restart of commercial production at its Lance project, in Wyoming, from the first quarter of this year until mid-2023. The ASX-listed company... 

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