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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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Green hydrogen mine mobility on way in India to platinum applause
19th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

India has opted for hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty mine truck mobility in a green initiative that will have platinum group metals (PGMs) miners applauding. This is because the clean emission-free... 

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China’s reopening should underpin commodity demand acceleration – Barclays
13th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

China’s reopening and ‘whatever it takes’ approach to the property sector are tectonic shifts that should underpin an acceleration in commodity demand through 2023, say Barclays Equity Research... 

Trafigura CEO Jeremy Weir
Metals prices could spike with markets so tight, Trafigura says
12th January 2023 By: Bloomberg

Geopolitical shocks could trigger a surge in metals prices because the market has never been tighter, according to Trafigura Group. “We could be pushed into extreme price levels,” Jeremy Weir, the... 

Clean hydrogen patent innovation is all the rage, say IEA and EPO.
Platinum-boosting clean hydrogen projects, patents are all the rage
11th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The implementation agreement for Namibia’s planned multibillion-dollar Hyphen Hydrogen Energy project is scheduled to commence in the first quarter of this year, Namibia President Hage Geingob... 

Dundee Precious Metals meets 2022 guidance
10th January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-based Dundee Precious Metals has met its 2022 production guidance, with its two gold mines in Bulgaria achieving “impressive” results, while its Tsumeb zinc smelter, in Namibia, missed its... 

Glencore Canada buys Noranda Income Fund
10th January 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Commodity trader and miner Glencore Canada has agreed to buy Noranda Income Fund for C$53.2-million in an all-stock transaction. Noranda Income Fund was established in 2002 as an income trust to... 

Peel reports resource estimate in NSW
10th January 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Peel Mining has reported a mineral resource estimate of some 20-million tonnes, containing 216 000 t of copper, 322 000 t of zinc, 151 000 t of lead, 22-million ounces of silver and 204 000... 

Cover image of 22-page ‘Year of Decisive Action’ document to mark ANC’s 111th anniversary.
Enable South Africa to become green hydrogen centre – ANC
9th January 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Enabling South Africa to become a green hydrogen centre through government support is highlighted in the January 8 Statement 2023 of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African National... 

Trevali identifies buyer for Rosh Pinah stake
19th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Embattled base metals miner Trevali Mining will sell its 90% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine, in Namibia, to Appian Natural Resources Fund III and Appian Natural Resources (UST) Fund III. This... 

Aurelia sets end date for Hera
19th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Aurelia Metals on Monday announced plans to permanently cease commercial production at its Hera underground mine, in New South Wales, towards the end of March next year. The company... 

Aurelia to shut Hera underground
19th December 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Aurelia Metals on Monday announced plans to permanently cease commercial production at its Hera underground mine, in New South Wales, towards the end of March next year. The company... 

Ascendant one step away from 80% ownership in Portugal project
15th December 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- listed Ascendant Resources has satisfied all financial conditions required to increase its effective ownership interest from 50% to 80% in the Lagoa Salgada volcanogenic massive sulphide... 

Orion Minerals appoints Peet van Coller as CFO
15th December 2022 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed metals exploration and development company Orion Minerals has announced that Peet van Coller has been appointed CFO, with effect from April 1, 2023. The appointment forms part of a... 

Glencore industrial assets head Peter Freyberg.
Glencore working on value accretive emission reduction
8th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Over and above the carbon emission reduction that automatically results from declining coal assets, diversified mining and marketing company Glencore is working on reducing its Scope 1 and 2... 

Anglo invests $200m to accelerate zero emissions haulage solution
7th December 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company Anglo American has signed a binding agreement with First Mode, the specialist engineering technology company it partnered to develop the nuGenTM technology. The agreement... 

Nyrstar's Auby zinc plant on care and maintenance until further notice
7th December 2022 By: Reuters

Nyrstar has completed scheduled maintenance work at its Auby operation in Northern France, but the smelter will not resume zinc production due to challenging market conditions, the Belgium listed... 

Taking part in the South Africa Green Hydrogen Summit panel discussion are (from left to right) facilitator Lorato Tshenkeng, Timo Bollerhey, Till Mansmann, Sasol’s Gosiame Khoele, and Tobias Bischof-Niemz.
Strong call for rapid green hydrogen investment by ramp-up backer
30th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A strong call for final investment decisions (FIDs) on a multiplicity of green hydrogen projects was made at the South Africa Green Hydrogen Summit in Cape Town yesterday by H2Global, a market... 

Hydrogen promises to be the next frontier in clean energy technology due to its extensive value chain applications.
R4-trillion needed for South Africa’s hydrogen economy, PIC declares
28th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s State-owned Public Investment Corporation (PIC) stated on Monday that more than R4.3-trillion is required for the development of the hydrogen economy, which it declared positive for... 

Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck.
South Africa’s mining market is dynamic and fast-moving, Siemens Large Drives finds
25th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa is a super dynamic and super fast-moving market, says Siemens Large Drives global solutions head Oliver Beck, who has just completed a week of discussions with customers to highlight... 

Denarius granted option to buy 80% of Spanish zinc/lead project
23rd November 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based Denarius Metals has been granted a definitive option agreement to acquire, in two stages, up to 80% in Aim-listed Europa Metals’ Spanish subsidiary, which owns the Toral... 

Roger Baxter.
South Africa’s crime crisis ruling out economic growth, sustainability discussion hears
23rd November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s economic paradox is that it cannot grow economically if it has a burgeoning crime crisis but it is unable to solve the burgeoning crime crisis if it is not growing. That was the... 

World Platinum Investment Council director of research Edward Sterck.
Platinum moving into meaningful deficit amid emergent source of new end-demand
22nd November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum is moving into meaningful deficit amid an emergent source of new end-demand in the form of green hydrogen. The 2022 surplus of 804 000 oz is projected to move into a deficit of 303 000 oz... 

Green hydrogen and fuel cell collaboration announced by Nel and General Motors of the US.
Top green hydrogen/fuel cell collaboration boost for platinum-group metals
16th November 2022 By: Martin Creamer

A joint development agreement struck between global majors Nel Hydrogen US and General Motors is expected to speed up the development of green hydrogen technology that is competitive with fossil... 

Indonesia proposes to Canada setting up OPEC-like group for nickel
16th November 2022 By: Reuters

Indonesia has proposed in talks with Canada establishing an Opec-like organisation for nickel producing countries, the Southeast Asian nation's investment ministry said in a statement on... 

Swedish miner Boliden ups emissions goal
15th November 2022 By: Reuters

Swedish mining and smelting group Boliden on Tuesday raised its goal to cut emissions of climate-warming gases this decade in its drive towards fossil-fuel free metals production. Mining, together... 

Copper near 5-month high on hopes Fed could slow rate-hike pace
11th November 2022 By: Reuters

Copper prices climbed on Friday to their highest in nearly five months, as US inflation data bolstered hopes for a slower pace of interest rate hikes in the world's largest economy that would... 

Indian mining body seeks higher import tax on aluminium, zinc, copper products
11th November 2022 By: Reuters

India's top mining industry body has sought higher import taxes on a slew of metals such as zinc, copper and aluminium to help halt the tide of cheaper imports, especially from China, according to... 

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