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Orion Minerals to complete board review by year-end
10th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals expects to complete the review of its board composition and to appoint new suitable candidates during the quarter to end December 31. Orion initiated the review... 


Zinc ingots
Zinc study group now sees market surplus for 2023
10th October 2023 By: Reuters

The global refined zinc market will see a surplus of 248 000 metric tons in 2023 compared with a previously forecast deficit of 45,000 tons due to slower than expected demand growth, the... 


From left to right Harry Dempsey, Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Kunal Sinha, Louise Assem, and Trond Olaf Christophersen.
Essential integration of mining with circular economy highlighted at FT Mining Summit
9th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Circularity is already practised at many mine sites, which use circular principles to reduce waste and conserve water. But to achieve full circularity for products – from production to consumption... 


Joburg Indaba panel from left Bernard Swanepoel, Otsile Matlou, Errol Smart, Mosa Mabuza and Mzila Mthenjane.
Approving outstanding permits could shift economy in 12-18 months, says Mzila Mthenjane
6th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

If the 5 066 outstanding mining and exploration permits were approved, South Africa could begin to see a shift in the economy within 12 to 18 months, new Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila... 


Nicky Oppenheimer.
Conservation: if business-as-usual continues, world’s doomed – Oppenheimer conference hears
4th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

World-renowned conservationist Jane Goodall reminded hundreds of scientists present at the 12th Oppenheimer Research Conference in Midrand that if the world carries on with a business-as-usual... 


Vedanta solar panels
WSP helps Black Mountain Mining office achieve net-zero rating
3rd October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Vedanta Zinc International, which owns Black Mountain Mining (BMM) in South Africa, appointed consulting firm WSP in Africa’s sustainability specialist consultants to assist in... 


Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta split unlikely to help parent's near-term debt crisis – analysts
3rd October 2023 By: Reuters

Metals-to-oil conglomerate Vedanta's move to split into six separate units in the next 15 months may not immediately help its UK-based parent meet a looming payment deadline for about $4.2-billion... 


Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta demerges divisions into subsidiaries
29th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed miner Vedanta's board has approved the demerger of its diversified businesses into separate subsidiaries. The exercise will result in a demerged Vedanta and five wholly-owned... 


 	Too early to expect start of new commodities upcycle.
Commodities: Hope for best, prepare for worst – Macquarie
29th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

It is too early to expect the start of a new sustaining upcycle for commodities, Macquarie states in its latest quarterly outlook for global commodity markets. In a nigh 100-page commodities... 


S&P downgrades Vedanta Resources, puts it on credit watch
29th September 2023 By: Reuters

S&P Global Ratings downgraded the rating of Vedanta Resources, parent of India's Vedanta, to "CCC" from "B-" on Friday and placed it on credit watch with negative implications. "We believe the... 


Vedanta chairperson Anil Agarwal
Vedanta to spin off, list six businesses to fuel growth
29th September 2023 By: Reuters

 India's Vedanta said on Friday it plans to spin off and list six of its businesses as the metals-to-oils conglomerate seeks to fuel their growth. The six units being planned to be listed are... 


Glencore secondary materials sourcing.
Recycling can leverage Glencore’s strong position in metal marketing – Morgan Stanley
26th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Glencore’s earnings contributions from recycling activities are not material at this stage, the growth potential to the diversified mining and marketing company from circular economic... 


Bell Equipment CEO Leon Goosen.
Bell placing strong new emphasis on underground mining equipment advance
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

With a legacy spanning decades and a reputation for pioneering advancements, South Africa’s Bell Equipment is now placing strong new emphasis on advancing underground mining equipment. Currently a... 


A copper mine at night in Zambia
New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 


Chris Griffith
Griffith appointed president of Vedanta's intl businesses, CEO of its base metals unit
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Former Gold Fields CEO Chris Griffith has been appointed CEO of Vedanta Resources' Base Metals unit and president of its International Businesses, with effect from October 2. He will lead the... 


Almina-Minas halts zinc and lead concentrate operations at Aljustrel
12th September 2023 By: Reuters

Almina-Minas do Alentejo will halt production of zinc and lead concentrates at it Aljustrel operation from September 24 until the second quarter of 2025 because zinc prices are too low, the... 


School of Mining in operational surroundings.
New mining school nurturing human capital in anticipation of major upcoming demand
12th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper mining company Copper 360, which announced in August that its School of Mining was under development at Concordia operation in the Northern Cape, has launched its first set of courses, aimed... 


Image shows Develop MD Bill Beament
Develop unveils new Woodlawn plans
12th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated mine plan for the Woodlawn zinc/copper project, in New South Wales, has estimated that the project would require a capital investment of A$32-million to allow for a restart. ASX-listed... 


Whim Creek economics improve with heap leach study
11th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the heap leach potential at the Whim Creek polymetallic project, in the Pilbara, has proven positive for junior Anax Metals. The ASX-listed company said the heap leach study... 


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The research endeavours to pioneer the latest techniques for powering various stages of the zinc refining process
Study investigates novel zinc refining method
8th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are leading a concept study aimed at developing a mini-scale, environment-friendly process to extract pure zinc from polymetallic South African ore... 


ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
ICMM publishes guidance to improve the mining, metals industry’s disclosure of Scope 3 emissions
7th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Global metals and mining industry body ICMM has published a 'Scope 3 Emissions Accounting and Reporting Guidance', which provides a standardised framework for mining and metals companies to... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
6th September 2023

This week: Harmony swings to profit, declares a higher dividend; Vedanta aims to complete $1bn investment in South Africa soon; and, Mistra reiterates call for PGMs Exchange as hydrogen economy looms 


An image of Orion CEO and MD Errol Smart
Orion awards Prieska trial mining contract to South African mining contractor
5th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE- and ASX-listed Orion Minerals has awarded a six-month trial mining contract to P2 Mining, a subsidiary of South African mining contractor Newrak Mining Group, to undertake the early works... 


Fireweed raises C$16.8m to expand drill programme
4th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed exploration company Fireweed Metals has closed a nonbrokered private placement, raising C$16.8-million that it will use to expand its 2023 drill programme in northern Canada. The... 


Former Gold Fields CEO Chris Griffith
Vedanta weighs former Gold Fields CEO Griffith for top Africa base metals job
4th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vedanta Resources is considering appointing former Gold Fields boss and Anglo American executive Chris Griffith as head of its African base metals business, according to people familiar with the... 


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Northam, Vedanta, Hillside Aluminium make headlines
1st September 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks this week's biggest news. Northam paid R2.4-billion in dividends and highlighted its business risks ahead; Vedanta Zinc is looking to invest $500-million... 


People working at a mine site
It’s getting harder to find mining engineers a green world needs
1st September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Digging up the metals that go into power grids and electric cars is crucial to the energy transition. While the mining industry has plenty of reserves to tap, it faces a worrying shortage of young... 


Cobalt is one of the critical minerals needed for the energy transition
Resource-rich countries facing a double transition
1st September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Resource-rich countries face a double transition – the transition in their energy supplies and the transition in their mining sectors, German Institute for International and Security Affairs senior... 


Sandfire profits fall in 2023
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper miner Sandfire Resources has reported a fall in revenue and profits for the full year ended June. Sales revenue for the full year declined from $922.7-million in the 2022 financial year to... 


Image shows stacked coins
29Metals announces major capital raise
30th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed 29Metals has launched a A$151-million entitlement offer to fully fund the Capricorn Copper recovery plan and near-term capital projects at Golden Grove. The equity raise will be... 


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