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Webber Wentzel highlights funding opportunity for mining companies that are doing the right thing.
Sustainable mining companies can gain from sustainable finance trends – Webber Wentzel
13th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining companies that can demonstrate responsible and sustainable mining practices can set themselves up to take advantage of the current environmental social governance (ESG) and sustainable... 


New frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric vehicles have potential to grow the economy significantly.
Just energy transition could spur R1.5-trillion green investment – Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
10th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Through the just energy transition investment plan, R1.5-trillion could be invested in South Africa over the next five years in new frontiers of renewable energy, green hydrogen and electric... 


World’s biggest zinc smelter sees opportunity in US Energy Bill
10th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s largest zinc smelter is betting on electric car batteries and clean energy to help decarbonize its fossil fuel-driven metals refining business and hopes US President Joe Biden’s... 


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Consolidated Zinc to divest of Mexican mine
10th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Consolidated Zinc has struck a $6-million deal to sell its Plomosas zinc project, in Mexico, to TSX-V and FSE-listed Impact Silver Corp. The two companies have signed a binding... 


Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland.
Global renewable energy generation to hit 320 GW this year, Mining Indaba hears
9th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Renewable energy capacity will increase by 8% to 320 GW this year, Ivanhoe Mines founder and CEO Robert Friedland told the Investing in African Mining Indaba on Wednesday at an event themed on the... 


Pasinex pauses Türkiye zinc ops; Global's zinc recycling plant has minor damage
8th February 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

CSE- and FSE-listed Pasinex Resources has temporarily halted operations at the Pinargozu zinc mine, in Türkiye, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its employees. CFO Andrew Gottwald said in a... 


Mining and the circular economy support each other
7th February 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Mining was essential if the world was to create a circular economic system, Finnish Geological Survey director-general Kimmo Tiilikainen has pointed out. He was addressing a Sustainable Mining... 


Jose W Fernandez addressing a packed Investing in African Mining Indaba auditorium.
Mining countries being helped to build critical mineral supply chains
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The United States of America wants to support mineral producing countries to build enabling environments for investment throughout the critical minerals supply chain and not just focusing on... 


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Fundamental change needed in how we think about mining investment ­– Eurasian CEO
6th February 2023 By: Irma Venter

With one Apple you can buy the world’s 50 largest mining companies, says Eurasian Resources Group CEO and Global Battery Alliance (GBA) co-chair Benedikt Sobotka. Speaking at the Investing in... 


Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter, Council president Nolitha Fakude, office bearer Themba Mkhwanazi, and chief economist Henk Langenhoven.
Minerals Council's Roger Baxter encouraged by board-level engagement with Transnet
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa CEO Roger Baxter said on Monday that the council is encouraged by the board level engagement it has undertaken so far with State rail enterprise Transnet and is hoping... 


Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Ever greater global acknowledgement of need to decarbonise ever more urgently – Anglo
6th February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Ever greater acknowledgement is being given to the need to decarbonise global energy and transport systems ever more urgently. At the same time, ever greater global recognition is being given to... 


From left, Layton Nenzinane, Peter Venn and Doug Gain.
Seriti Green raises need for Africa to appraise vanadium as electricity storage battery metal
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Wind farm builder Seriti Green, which is planning substantial electricity storage capacity at its big renewable energy project in Mpumalanga, has raised the need for vanadium to be appraised as a... 


The Hydrox team (from left) CEO Corrie de Jager, process engineer Jason Cuomo, director/inventor George Anagnostopoulos, and director Paul van de Vyver.
Proudly South African technology catches eye of fusion project researchers
3rd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Innovative Proudly South African membraneless technology has caught the eye of the engineers involved in the huge global ITER fusion project as a possible solution to recover tritium from tritiated... 


Value of US mine production jumps to $98bn – USGS
3rd February 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US mines produced $98.2-billion in nonfuel mineral commodities in 2022, an estimated $3.6-billion increase over the 2021 revised total of $94.6-billion, the US Geological Survey (USGS) announced on... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa.
Ramaphosa to deliver keynote address at Mining Indaba
2nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed his attendance at the Mining Indaba taking place in Cape Town next week, from Monday to Thursday. Ramaphosa, accompanied by eight ministers and... 


Kamoa-Kakula copper project
Ivanhoe outlines $3.78bn capex plans for 2023/4
1st February 2023 By: Darren Parker

TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines intends to spend a combined $3.78-billion in capital expenditure (capex) on its Kamoa-Kakula copper project and Kipushi zinc/copper mine, in the Democratic Republic of... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore's 2022 cobalt production up, along with oil, nickel, ferrochrome
1st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore produced 40% more cobalt last year, along with 16% more oil, 5% more nickel and 1% more ferrochrome. Although coal production of 110-million tonnes was... 


Dewatering plan at Prieska Copper-Zinc Mine.
South Africa well on way to unlocking incredible base metals potential – Orion
31st January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Emerging production hubs in the Northern Cape are opening the way for South Africa to be a producer of future-facing ‘green’ metals to support the global energy transformation and to mitigate... 


Teck forecasts big jump in copper output this year
Teck forecasts big jump in copper output this year
31st January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Teck Resources has missed its production guidance for copper in 2022, but the company has set its sights on significantly higher output this year, as its new mine in Chile continues... 


New Century hopeful review bears fruit
31st January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Base metals miner New Century Resources is hoping that an organisational review, which was undertaken during the December quarter, would realise benefits from the March quarter onwards. The... 


Squeezed mining companies face growth dilemma
31st January 2023 By: Reuters

High costs and the prospect of shrinking earnings have made big miners nervous about expansion, even as shareholders demand investment in response to robust commodity prices, China's reopening and... 


Receiver appointed for Trevali’s Caribou assets
27th January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has appointed FTI Consulting Canada as receiver, without security, of the assets of the base metals firm Trevali’s Caribou mine. The embattled base metals... 


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Miner embarks on conversion project
27th January 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

This year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 6 to 9 – will emphasise strategies to support supply chain security for... 


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Mining company invests in local industry
27th January 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Linking with the theme of this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to be held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from February 6 to 9 – zinc mining company Vedanta Zinc... 


Fresnillo meets 2022 guidance
25th January 2023 By: Donna Slater

London-listed Fresnillo has met its 2022 guidance, producing 53.7-million ounces of silver and 635 900 oz of gold from its mines in Mexico. Silver production was slightly above 2021’s output, with... 


Sandfire maintains FY production guidance
24th January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based Sandfire has maintained its production guidance for the 2023 financial year, despite expecting the Matsa mine, in Spain, to perform at the lower-end of its guidance range for the... 


Study into US battery-grade manganese production making headway - South32
23rd January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-headquartered South32 is progressing plans to potentially produce battery-grade manganese at its Hermosa project, in Arizona, with work on the selection phase of the prefeasibility study... 


Vedanta to sell Black Mountain and Skorpion to Hindustan Zinc
20th January 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vedanta will sell its international zinc operations to unit Hindustan Zinc for $2.98-billion in cash to help consolidate the businesses and pare debt for ultimate parent, Vedanta Resources.... 


Policy hampering transport rebuild
20th January 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Zinc is a highly valued metal in the rail and road sector because it is used to coat steel to reduce corrosion and extend the life to replacement of large capital items, says International Zinc... 


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New local zinc refinery deemed urgent
20th January 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

The use of the multipurpose base metal, zinc, in South Africa, has “been through a rollercoaster over the past ten to 12 years”, says International Zinc Association (IZA) Africa Desk executive... 


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