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Glencore's bid for Teck spurs call for Canada pensions to up domestic equity stake
17th May 2023 By: Reuters

Glencore's hostile bid for Teck Resources has galvanised some Canadian institutional investors, who have lobbied the federal government to push the nation's biggest pension funds to lift their... 

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe and Shadow Mineral Resources Minister James Lorimer.
Mantashe: Exploration funds July; Lorimer: Mining new deal can create poverty-busting jobs
16th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The first R500-million worth of mineral exploration funds will be available from July, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe told Parliament on May 16 when Shadow Mineral Resources... 

Demand blues push copper to lowest in more than five months
12th May 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices hit their lowest in more than five months on Friday as fears of slowing demand in top consumer China, rising inventories and a stronger dollar reinforced negative sentiment. However,... 

Prieska copper/zinc mine
Orion’s R893m funding placement will bring financial certainty to projects – analyst
10th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals’ recently announced funding placement of R893-million will bring financial certainty to the company’s two Northern Cape projects – the flagship Prieska... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore takes yet another step along the busying road to circularity
9th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining and marketing company Glencore, which last month initiated steps to provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal in partnership with FCC Ámbito and... 

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South32's Hermosa gets a US-powered boost
9th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner South32 on Tuesday reported that its Hermosa metals project, in Arizona, has been confirmed by the US Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (FPISC), as the first mining... 

Noah Greenhill, former senior marketing and business development GM of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Something must be done to make exploration investment attractive – ex-JSE stalwart Noah Greenhill
8th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Beginning in the early 1970s, the Canadian government said guys, we're losing ground in exploration investment. We don't seem to be attracting any of that cash. Let's introduce something that... 

Lundin Q1 earnings fall, operations performed well
4th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian base metals miner Lundin has reported lower earnings for the first quarter of 2023, with profit affected by higher operating costs as a result of inflationary impacts, lower metal prices... 

Hindustan Zinc's all-cash bid for Vedanta's assets lapses - sources
2nd May 2023 By: Reuters

Hindustan Zinc's proposal to buy certain zinc assets from Vedanta Group for $2.98-billion in cash has lapsed as the Indian miner did not get shareholders' approval within the stipulated time limit,... 

Northern Cape project outlook.
Orion to update Australia on Northern Cape’s copper/zinc revival at roadshow
2nd May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Orion Minerals, the promising emerging copper zinc miner in South Africa’s prolific Northern Cape will set out to update Australia on the Prieska copper-zinc revival next week. Errol Smart, the CEO... 

Sibanye to complete compulsory acquisition of New Century shares
2nd May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The remaining shareholders of takeover target New Century Resources will have their shares acquired by suitor Sibanye-Stillwater Resources on Tuesday. Sibanye-Stillwater in February launched a... 

Global mining supply. Source: DNV report.
Hydrogen has advantage of relatively cheap energy storage, DNV study finds
28th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Both hydrogen and battery technologies are expected to operate in the power sector, but in different areas, says independent risk management and assurance firm DNV. Hydrogen is expected to play a... 

Site works at the Kipushi mine in the DRC
Ivanhoe, Gécamines, Glencore sign offtake, financing deal to return Kipushi to production
28th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Kipushi Corporation, a joint venture (JV) between TSX-listed Ivanhoe Mines and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) State-owning mining company Gécamines, has entered into an offtake agreement and a... 

Sandfire continues race towards copper glory
27th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper production for miner Sandfire Resources has continued to decline during the three months to March, as its DeGrussa mine, in Western Australia, transitioned from mining operations to the... 

Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Orion MD and CEO Errol Smart
Orion reaches R2.5bn funding milestone
26th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Key elements of junior metals explorer and mining aspirant Orion Minerals’ overarching strategic funding package have culminated in the securing of total funding of almost R2.5-billion – more than... 

Teck profit misses estimates as Glencore circles
Teck profit misses estimates as Glencore circles
26th April 2023 By: Reuters

Canadian miner Teck Resources, the target of an unsolicited takeover bid by Glencore, narrowly missed first-quarter estimates on Wednesday, hit by lower prices, weak copper and zinc sales and... 

Ice bridge crossing over Liard river
Phase 1 of all-season access road to Prairie Creek completed
25th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The construction of Phase 1 of the all-season access road (ASR) to the Prairie Creek mine, in the Northwest Territories, has been completed, Vancouver-based company NorZinc reports. This is a... 

Vedanta chairperson Anil Argawal
Vedanta Resources cuts gross debt by $1bn
24th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

edanta Resources, the parent of Indian resources major Vedanta, on Monday said it has trimmed its gross debt by $1-billion as the firm seeks to allay concerns over its ability to meet financial... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chairperson Dr Vincent Maphai and CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye-Stillwater’s integrated report highlights green metals spread
24th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sibanye-Stillwater Integrated Report 2022 published today highlights the company’s clinching of minerals resources and reserves in the critical metals arena while maintaining minerals positions in... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore off to a slower start, but maintains full-year output guidance
21st April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although global diversified miner Glencore has reported lower production of most of its commodities for the first quarter of the year, compared with the first quarter of last year, it remains on... 

Heraeus Precious Metals Executive Vice-President New Business Philipp Walter.
Platinum-based hydrogen production is in competitive upscale mode, Heraeus’ Walter reports
20th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals- (PGM-) based proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis is a competitive technology in upscale mode and is making its mark in electrolysis for hydrogen production as well as... 

Rumble reports maiden resource at Earaheedy
19th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Rumble Resources has reported a maiden mineral resource estimate of 94-million tonnes, grading 3.1% zinc and lead, at 4.1 g/t silver for its Earaheedy project, in Western Australia. The... 

Glencore courts 120 Teck investors for bid backing as spinoff vote looms -source
18th April 2023 By: Reuters

Glencore executives have met or spoken with some 120 Teck Resources shareholders during a short visit to Toronto to try to win support for the company's takeover bid rather than an internal... 

Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 

Freeport, Vale, Anglo are said to eye Teck Metals operations
17th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Major mining companies including Freeport McMoRan, Vale and Anglo American are evaluating potential bids for a chance to purchase Teck Resources' base metals business if the Canadian miner... 

SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 

South32 exercises Chita Valley earn-in right
14th April 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner South32 has exercised its earn-in right to acquire a 50.1% ownership interest in Minera Sud Argentina (MSA), Minsud’s indirect subsidiary that holds and operates the Chita Valley... 

Glencore shareholder Bluebell opposes 'value destructive' Teck deal
Glencore shareholder Bluebell opposes 'value destructive' Teck deal
13th April 2023 By: Reuters

 Activist investor Bluebell Capital Partners has told Glencore's board it opposes a $22.5-billion all-share takeover bid for Teck Resources, considering the transaction a "value destructive" deal.... 

Teck rejects Glencore’s sweetened proposal, tweaks separation plans
Teck rejects Glencore’s sweetened proposal, tweaks separation plans
13th April 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The board of Canadian miner Teck Resources has unanimously rejected the revised acquisition proposal from Swiss commodities trader Glencore, with CEO Jonathan Price stating that “fundamental flaws”... 

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