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Bushveld meets full-year guidance, but cash flow challenges persist
5th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals met its 2023 production guidance and was able to achieve a level of operational performance in the first half of the financial year, despite facing cash flow... 

Strategic Resources’ Finland project selected for EU vanadium/titanium study
2nd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Strategic Resources’ Mustavaara project, in Finland, has been selected to be part of Avanti, a €5-million study on vanadium and titanium funded by the European Union (EU). Currently,... 

Bushveld completes refinancing of debt to Orion Mine Finance
1st February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has completed the refinancing of its unsecured convertible loan notes issued to Orion Mine Finance, which it secured in 2020. The company has... 

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31st January 2024

This week: Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing; New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well and, SRK celebrating 50 years of... 

Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo.
Coal miner Ndalamo pursuing renewable energy, other minerals
31st January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Coal mining company Ndalamo Resources is actively exploring opportunities in renewable energy and other minerals, paving the way for a diversified and resilient future. Ndalamo CEO Shammy Luvhengo... 

GEM and Anglo teams at signing ceremony.
Anglo launches battery raw materials research project with large China recycler
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-founded and Johannesburg- and London-listed Anglo American on Friday announced the launch of a research and development project in collaboration with one of China’s largest battery and... 

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Vanadium Resources, Orion Minerals, Giyani Metals make headlines
26th January 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Vanadium Resources’ expansive long-life operation plans and how its mulling a listing on the JSE; Orion Minerals  new surface right access and property... 

VR8 MD and CEO John Ciganek.
Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing
24th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Keep an eye on Vanadium Resources (VR8). It’s a motivated ASX-listed, JSE-mulling junior that is thinking expansively in line with the potentially very long-life mine that it is setting out to... 

The new BASF HERAEUS Metal Resource recycling facility in China.
New platinum group metals recycling facility opens in China
19th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A new platinum group metals (PGM) recycling facility has opened in China, where the autocatalyst recycling market is expected to grow at the rate of 18% a year. Recycled PGMs are calculated to... 

Gwede Mantashe
Cadastre imminent, 2024 to be used as year to clear backlogs, says Minerals Minister
18th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The introduction of an electronic cadastral system to record and enable online access to mining data is imminent, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe emphasised in an interview... 

ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
Global mining commits to nature-positive future
18th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Global mining and metals companies have committed at Davos to take urgent action to support a nature-positive future by 2030 that promotes the health, diversity and resilience of species,... 

Ian Cockerill, Mark Cutifani and Tony O'Neill
South Africa-linked mining luminaries advising on metals industry greening
17th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa-linked mining luminaries are playing roles in an initiative to transform the metals industry with clean technology. Being targeted for metals is the elimination of energy-intensive... 

Toro makes progress on Lake Maitland uranium project extension study
16th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed Toro Energy’s extension study of the proposed Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium operation, located about 105 km southeast of the Wiluna township, in Western Australia, has significantly... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson
Smart wristwatches to uplift mineworker well-being at Copper 360
16th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Computer programmes that use artificial intelligence (AI) to model orebodies and plan mines optimally have already been introduced by Copper 360, says the JSE AltX-listed Northern Cape copper... 

Bushveld yet to receive $12.5m from SPR
15th January 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has announced that the receipt of $12.5-million funds from Southern Point Resources (SPR) under the recently announced $18.4-million equity capital raising has not yet... 

JSE business development manager Patrycja Kula-Verster
JSE presents opportunity for critical mineral miners to access capital
12th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Critical mineral demand is growing significantly at a time when South Africa has a pressing need to reawaken its public markets – two crucial needs that can be fulfilled in one go by companies... 

Giyani Metals CEO Danny Keating.
IDC-funded Canada-Botswana battery manganese demo plant to be built in Joburg
20th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Giyani Metals is a company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Toronto, Canada. Through its wholly-owned Botswana subsidiary Menzi Battery Metals, Giyani is the owner of the past producing K.Hill... 

Vametco plant
Bushveld greenlighted on Vametco deal
19th December 2023 By: Donna Slater

In its pusuit of acquiring full ownership of the Vametco vanadium mine and production facility (Vametco), Aim-listed integrated primary vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has met all the necessary... 

Bushveld Minerals' vanadium ore
Bushveld enters into $3.7m sale agreement for Mokopane project
18th December 2023 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed primary vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has entered into a definitive agreement to sell 64% of its issued shares in Pamish Investments No. 39 (known as the Mokopane project), to... 

ITOCHU Africa Bloc CEO Shinya Ishizuka, third from left, with Eastern Cape people at the signing of a memorandum of co-operation with Hive Hydrogen South Africa.
Huge uplift for Eastern Cape on way from South Africa’s R105bn green ammonia project
14th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The building of the R105-billion green ammonia project by Hive Hydrogen South Africa is poised to be a huge economic uplift for the Eastern Cape. The large project is the first phase of a... 

ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan.
Mining urged to embrace international council’s new Scope 3 emissions guidance
13th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

All mining and metals companies are being urged to embrace new guidance on reducing Scope 3 emissions, which was published by the International Council for Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Wednesday.... 

Bushveld CEO Craig Coltman
Bushveld to cut 40% of head office staff in cost saving drive
13th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals will embark on retrenchments at its head office just ahead of Christmas as part of cost-cutting measures aimed at ensuring the long-term competitiveness and... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa chairperson Thulani Gcabashe (left) and Itochu Africa Bloc CEO Shinya Ishizuka. Use of green hydrogen to combat climate change is an objective both companies share.
Hive Hydrogen project will show how just energy transition is possible, says Gcabashe
11th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Through its green ammonia export project in the Eastern Cape, the leadership of Hive Hydrogen South Africa intends to show how a just energy transition is possible, Hive Hydrogen chairperson... 

Jupiter Mines chairperson Ian Murray
South Africa’s community engagement ahead of global peers, manganese AGM hears
6th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The South African mining industry is years ahead of its international peers when it comes to local and community engagement, Australia-listed Jupiter Mines, which owns 49.9% of the Tshipi manganese... 

Bushveld raises $18.4m
5th December 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has raised $18.4-million, or £14.6-million, through a placing and direct subscriptions with the company by Southern Point Resources (SPR), Acacia Resources, Orange... 

MMC in Mpumalanga.
Mpumalanga battery manganese aspirant hoping for IDC co-investment
4th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Canada-headquartered Giyani Metals, which operates in Botswana, has secured $16-million in financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to advance a battery-grade... 

Mining's net fixed capital formation, shown in blue, must be boosted.
Greenfield investment lagging badly, mining’s contribution to economy halved
1st December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The growth of investment in fresh new greenfield mining projects is lagging badly and the contribution of the South African mining industry to the national economy has more than halved in the last... 

India launches first part of critical minerals auction worth $5.4bn
30th November 2023 By: Reuters

India on Wednesday launched the first part of its critical minerals auction worth an estimated 450-billion rupees ($5.40-billion), the country's mines minister said. Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi... 

Jupiter MD Brad Rogers with the beneficiated manganese product.
Manganese positioning South Africa for entry into huge new energy markets
28th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Manganese mining company Jupiter Mines has produced a 99.9% pure sample of high purity manganese sulphate monohvdrate (HPMSM) using the Northern Cape’s manganese ore and bringing into service an... 

Bushveld Minerals CEO Craig Coltman
Bushveld refinances convertible loan notes with Orion Mine Finance
27th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Integrated primary vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals has entered into a conditional agreement to refinance its existing convertible loan notes with Orion Mine Finance, following the term sheet... 

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