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Uranium miner Paladin plans mining start in 2025
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining operations at the Langer Heinrich mine, in Namibia, is expected to restart by June 2025, Paladin Energy CEO Ian Purdy said. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online on the sidelines of the Diggers... 


Honeymoon contracts expected before year-end
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Boss Energy is poised to announce its first offtake deal before the start of production at its Honeymoon project, in South Australia, before the end of the year. Speaking at the... 


Greenland takes draft decision on Kuannersuit
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The government of Greenland has, in a draft decision, refused ASX-listed Energy Transition Minerals’ appeal for an amended exploitation license for its Kuannersuit project. The draft decision... 


Uranium price ticks up after Niger coup, more gains expected
Uranium price ticks up after Niger coup, more gains expected
1st August 2023 By: Reuters

The price of uranium has risen only slightly since a military coup in Niger last week as mining operations have continued in the world's seventh largest producer of the radioactive metal, but a... 


GoviEx’s operations in Niger continue uninterrupted, despite the uncertainty in the country as a result of a coup
GoviEx operations continue despite coup in Niger
1st August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral resource company GoviEx Uranium has assured shareholders that its operations in Niger continue uninterrupted, despite the uncertainty in that country as a result of a coup. Military leaders... 


Ranger could face higher costs and more delays - ERA
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) has warned of further delays and cost increases for the rehabilitation of its Ranger project in the Northern Territory. The company on Friday said... 


Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 


Anfield buys  US uranium project from enCore
Anfield buys US uranium project from enCore
21st July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium and vanadium development company Anfield Energy has significantly expanded its uranium resource base with the addition of the 18.1-million-pound Marquez-Juan Tafoya project, near... 


'Significant delay' to Lance restart
'Significant delay' to Lance restart
19th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Peninsula Energy has warned of a "significant delay" in the restart of production at its Lance uranium project, in Wyoming. The company in May this year flagged an initial delay... 


Shumba cofounder, chairperson and director Alan Clegg.
As gold demand rises, South Africa has opportunity to recover 30Moz of gold from dumps
18th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With demand for gold currently off the charts, South Africa has a huge opportunity to recover gold from its surfeit of gold mine dump material at relatively high speed, a mining event in the Golden... 


GoviEx announces higher openpit mineral resources at Muntanga
17th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral resources company GoviEx Uranium has announced an updated mineral resource estimate (MRE) for its mine-permitted Muntanga uranium project, in Zambia. The Muntanga project comprises three... 


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Lotus to merge with A-Cap Energy
13th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Uranium developer Lotus Resources on Thursday announced a merger with fellow listed A-Cap Energy to create an Africa-focused uranium player. Under a scheme of arrangement, A-Cap shareholders would... 


Paladin aborts sale of Canada exploration project
7th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium miner Paladin Energy will retain its 75% interest in the Michelin joint venture (JV), in Labrador, Canada, after failing to secure an offer that is deemed to be acceptable. This follows a... 


Hydro Power Equipment (HPE) director Ulrich Kienle.
Water power in underground mining has gone mainstream, says HPE
6th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The long-standing use of water to cool underground mines is increasingly providing the opportunity to apply the free water pressure head that this offers to energise mining equipment. High-pressure... 


Ontario Energy Minister Tod Smith says new nuclear capacity is critical to building a clean energy future.
World's biggest nuclear power plant being planned in Canada
6th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

A Canadian utility is starting early work to expand a nuclear plant, potentially building the world’s biggest facility as growing demand for clean energy spurs interest in atomic energy. The... 


US Department of State Bureau of Energy Resources Office of Energy Transformation acting director Scott Woodard.
Clean hydrogen could be virtually zero cost, US energy diplomat tells London Indaba
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The main founders of the Inflation Reduction Act envision the US legislation as a clean energy bill to lower the costs of green energy technologies for everyone around the world as well as being... 


Madison Metals CEO Duane Parnham
Uranium-backed digital tokens not dead – Parnham
30th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

After uranium developer Madison Metals’ initial attempt to provide the world’s first uranium-backed non-fungible token (NFT) fell through in April, CEO Duane Parnham tells Mining Weekly that the... 


Members of the Madison Metals team surveying the Madison North uranium project in Namibia
Fear surrounding Namibian mine nationalisation unfounded, says Madison CEO
30th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Uranium exploration and development company Madison Minerals CEO Duane Parnham believes the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy’s (MME’s) recent approval for the transfer of two exclusive... 


Business for South Africa chairperson Martin Kingston
Private sector working with government on multiple work streams to end loadshedding
29th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The private sector is so far working with government on six of the ten energy crisis work streams, for which business raised R100-million to procure skills and expertise for donation on an arm's... 


Mining giant BHP wants Australia to scrap nuclear power ban
29th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group is calling for Australia to lift a longstanding ban on nuclear power as the country moves to decarbonize its electricity system. Nuclear “must be part of the conversation” in Australia,... 


Paladin on track at Langer Heinrich
28th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Paladin Energy is on track for first uranium production from its re-started Langer Heinrich mine, in Namibia, by the first quarter of next year. The company said in a presentation on... 


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Qld unveils its own critical minerals plans
27th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has unveiled its own Critical Minerals Strategy, which would oversee a A$245-million investment into growing Queensland’s critical mineral sector. Premier Annastacia... 


Miners must limit environmental impacts - King
26th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s mining and downstream processing companies would need to move to a more sustainable footing in order to benefit from the future demand of critical minerals, federal Resources Minister... 


Aura raises $670 495 in share purchase plan
20th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia-based minerals company Aura Energy, which is developing the Tiris uranium project in Mauritania, has raised $670 495 in a share purchase plan (SPP). The SPP, along with a placement... 


Wits University DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob
Wits University’s DigiMine aiming to serve as green data powerhouse for mining industry
14th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Most mining countries have already databased their green energy minerals and critical minerals and made them public so that investors and their global partners can evaluate national production... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter 
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I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, says Baxter
13th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

I’ll somehow re-emerge in the mining sector at some point in the future, outgoing Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Tuesday, when spoke to Mining Weekly in a Teams interview.... 


Aura urges shareholders to participate in share purchase offer
9th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Aura Energy has reminded shareholders to participate in the company’s share purchase plan (SPP) on June 13. This follows Aura receiving firm commitments to raise A$10-million through the... 


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NT moves on Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct
9th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory government has issued ‘not to deal’ commitments to five proponents over specific parcels of land at the Middle Arm Sustainable Development Precinct, as part of the... 


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Uranium project ramps up
9th June 2023

As a mineral resource company focused on the exploration and development of uranium properties in Africa, GoviEx Uranium CEO Daniel Major will shed light on the role of uranium in the global energy... 


CAT Strategic Metals to spin off uranium project
7th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Plans for a new publicly traded uranium company are taking shape as the board of CAT Strategic Metals approved a spin-off of its South Preston uranium project, in Canada’s Athabasca basin. The... 


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