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A 208 ct diamonds recovered at the Lulo mine
Lulo mine delivers its third-largest diamond, weighing 208 ct
1st November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Lucapa Diamond Company has announced the recovery of a 208 ct Type IIa diamond from the Lulo alluvial mining operations, in Angola. The diamond is the third-largest to be recovered from... 

Ghana’s Ewoyaa lithium project boosts US drive to close EV gap on China
31st October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Africa’s first major lithium project without Chinese funding is set to bolster US ambitions of developing its own battery-making industry. Half of the output from Ghana’s Ewoyaa mine, being built... 

The Tshipi manganese mine
Tshipi é Ntle reports lower Sept quarter output, Ebitda
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Production by Tshipi é Ntle Manganese Mining, which operates the Tshipi manganese mine in the Kalahari manganese field in South Africa's Northern Cape, decreased to 786 308 t in the quarter ended... 

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Projects in Progress 2023 (Second Edition)
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media's second edition of the 'Projects in Progress 2023' supplement offers a unique perspective for evaluating South Africa's current economic landscape, amid ongoing challenges, including... 

Acting Eskom CEO Calib Cassim
Eskom warns of another R23bn loss as loadshedding underpins R24bn collapse
31st October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom has warned that it is likely to report another R23-billion-plus loss for its current financial year to the end of March 2024, having belatedly confirmed a loss of R24-billion (R12-billion)... 

Orion is developing three complementary base metal production hubs in the Northern Cape.
Orion advancing towards operational commencement at Prieska in Northern Cape
31st October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Johannesburg- and Sydney-listed Orion Minerals has continued its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska copper/zinc mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape. The diversified base... 

The Chrysos PhotonAssay delivers fast, accurate gold analysis
Chrysos, MSALABS to provide PhotonAssay technology to Barrick's mine sites
31st October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Chrysos Corporation and International laboratory business MSALABS – a subsidiary of London-listed Capital – have entered into an agreement to provide Chrysos' PhotonAssay technology to... 

Australian explorer advances in gas potential probe in South Africa’s Mpumalanga province
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed gas explorer Kinetiko Energy will start drilling five appraisal production wells to the west and north of Volksrust, in February next year, in efforts to commercialise advanced shallow... 

WGC senior analyst for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Krish Gopaul t
Third-quarter gold demand solid, as central bank buying is already ahead of 2022
31st October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although central bank gold demand in the third quarter of the year fell short compared with the same quarter of last year, year-to-date demand reached a new record of 800 t. Central bank gold... 

Rainbow sets 2024 priorities, including to raise $3.4m
30th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths reports to shareholders on having achieved various milestones in the financial year ended June 30, it is set to focus on the production of separated rare earth... 

Overall winner in the professional category: “Khalifah” neckpiece by Lungile Xhwantini from The Platinum Incubator
PlatAfrica honours best platinum jewellery designs
30th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

The winners of the twenty-fourth yearly PlatAfrica Jewellery Design and Manufacturing Competition were announced during a gala awards ceremony held in Melrose, Johannesburg, on October 27.   Hosted... 

Bushveld Minerals CEO Craig Coltman
Bushveld to take full ownership of Vametco
30th October 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Integrated primary vanadium producer and energy storage solutions provider Bushveld Minerals has entered into a conditional agreement to buy the 26% interest in the Vametco mine and production... 

Glencore chrome ore conveyance.
Full-year Glencore production guidance remains largely in line
30th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Full-year 2023 production guidance of London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining and marketing company Glencore remains largely in line with previous guidance. An exception is nickel,... 

Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
30th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Several hedge fund managers have started ratcheting up their exposure to uranium stocks, as they bet on significant price gains. Terra Capital’s Matthew Langsford, Segra Capital’s Arthur Hyde and... 

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
Germany's Scholz says his country willing to invest in Nigerian gas, minerals
29th October 2023 By: Reuters

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday his country was willing to invest in gas and critical minerals in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producer, as he started a two-nation visit to... 

Burkina Faso targets bigger royalties as gold production drops
29th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Burkina Faso has revised its mining code to enable it to take more in royalties in boom times after gold production fell. The West African nation increased the minimum royalty rate for spot price... 

Arc Minerals chairperson Nick von Schirnding
Anglo, Arc agree $90m Zambia exploration joint venture
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

London Aim-listed Arc Minerals on Friday closed out a joint venture (JV) agreement with Anglo American in a deal worth $90-million. Parties have completed the subscription of shares in the JV... 

Copycat Chinese lithium firms back Nigerian processing plant
27th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Nigeria’s first lithium-processing plant launched to great fanfare this month with the backing of three companies that, at first glance, look a lot like heavyweights of China’s battery-metals... 

Kodal, Hainan agree on funding terms for Bougouni lithium project
27th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

West Africa-focused lithium and gold mineral exploration and development company Kodal Minerals, along with Kodal Mining UK (KMUK), Hainan Mining and Hainan’s wholly owned UK-incorporated... 

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On-The-Air (27/10/2023)
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses carbon emissions and green hydrogen  

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Anglo American, South32, H2.SA make headlines
27th October 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks Anglo American’s transition to 100% renewables in South America; South32's plan to  deploy energy efficient technology at Hillside Aluminum in South... 

Newfield announces entitlement offer to raise funds for Sierra Leone mine
27th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Newfield Resources is offering eligible shareholders the opportunity to participate in a pro rata non-renounceable entitlement offer of up to about 117.6-million fully paid ordinary... 

Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Finland may be site of Anglo’s next greenfield mining project
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sakatti, with its metal concentrations of platinum group metals (PGMs), copper, nickel, cobalt, and others, may be the site of the next greenfield project of diversified Johannesburg- and... 

Rosond boasts fully-fledged manufacturing and workshop facilities
27th October 2023

Drilling technology leader Rosond has fully-fledged manufacturing and workshop facilities at its Midrand head office to service its extensive surface and underground mining operations all over... 

Inside Diamond Mining Icons - Joint Ventures between Botswana and De Beers
27th October 2023

In many ways Botswana is a small country, but the exception is diamond mining in which the global center of gravity shifts inward. The country has the second largest reserves after Russia’s Alrosa... 

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MULTI ALLOYS: A division of EMVAfrica
27th October 2023

Established in 1997, MULTI ALLOYS is a leading stockist of duplex stainless steel, nickel alloys and specialised metals in the South African market and focuses on the supply of these... 

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Inside the Energy One Stop Shop and its drive to fast-track electricity projects
27th October 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The Energy One Stop Shop (EOSS), officially launched by Trade, Industry and Competition Minister Ebrahim Patel on July 27, is in the ramp-up phase of a four-stage process aimed at fast-tracking the... 

Critical Challenge
Geostrat Training has undertaken the responsibility of improving South Africa’s mining workforce through meticulously designed training programmes which address critical challenges
Nurturing skills for sustainable South African mining
27th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the current South African mining industry landscape, a strategic amalgamation of collaboration, innovation and skills development is imperative for sustainable growth – at this critical juncture... 

The underrepresentation of women, not unique to South Africa, is being addressed through ongoing efforts to attract women to mining careers and create a safe, inclusive work environment
Association forges ahead with transformative strategy
27th October 2023

The South African mining sector has undergone “transformative change” over the past two decades, moving from a history of legislated gender inequality that barred women from mining jobs, to... 

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Summit outlines industry plans
27th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

International trade limitations, owing to slow market growth in Europe and the US, have in turn sparked the implementation of stringent trade conditions in the South African stainless steel... 

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New protective pants reduce leg injuries
27th October 2023

In light of studies showing that many chainsaw-related accidents often involve injury to the legs, global proprietor and innovators of professional grade outdoor power products Husqvarna introduces... 

These milestones are confirmation that the industry’s  aspiration of zero fatalities is realistic and achievable
Council continues to drive Zero Harm progress
27th October 2023

During the sixth National Day of Health and Safety in Mining, held in August, industry organisation Minerals Council South Africa emphasised the critical need for safe and healthy working... 

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More education initiatives needed in local industry
27th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Education and skills development remain indispensable for the South African stainless steel industry, however, the training and development of productive and skilled staff has become a “major... 

There is an ongoing effort to automate mining operations and incorporate advanced technologies to improve mine safety and minimise employee exposure to risks
New safety standards set
27th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

To align with industry employer organisation Minerals Council South Africa’s safety focus areas of fall-of-ground incidents, transport and machinery incidents, and dust and noise controls, gold... 

Investment firm launches solar-focused funding
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Investment firm Bravura Energy has launched a Solar Fund for the exclusive investment in solar photovoltaic (PV) projects. The fund generates income through triple net power purchase agreements... 

A sunset view of the openpit operations with a load dump haul machine in the background owned by Sandfire Resources in Botswana,
Substantial Botswana contract awarded
27th October 2023

Diversified mining services group Perenti reports that its surface mining business in Africa, contract mining provider African Mining Services (AMS), was awarded a contract for openpit mining... 

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Sector can flourish – association
27th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

Despite small-scale surface miners being negatively affected by the prevailing subdued economic climate in South Africa, surface mining nonprofit organisation Aspasa director Letisha van den Berg... 

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Converter plants beneficial
27th October 2023

With a focus on future-oriented stainless steelmaking, metallurgical industry plant supplier SMS group offers converter steel plants for carbon and stainless steel worldwide. This includes complex... 

An image of works installing solar panel at the South Deep Khanyisa Solar Plant
Miner focuses on improving energy capacity, sustainability
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Gold producer Gold Fields plans to increase its embedded electricity generation capacity through wind energy at its South Deep operation in Gauteng.  Further, the company is in talks with... 

An image of a solar plant by Sturdee Energy
Projects driven by regulatory improvements
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Embedded electricity projects are increasing in size and complexity, owing to improvements in regulations. A wider variety of power solutions, capitalising on the benefits offered by independent... 

Schalk van der Merwe, GM of the industrial water tube division at John Thomson
Schalk van der Merwe
27th October 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

This week we profile Schalk van der Merwe, GM of the industrial water tube division at John Thomson, is involved in the design, manufacture, building and maintenance of industrial and utility... 

Embedded generation threshold increase drives PPAs
27th October 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Increasing the threshold for embedded projects has been the biggest positive policy change in unblocking private power purchase agreements (PPAs) and stimulating South Africa’s energy transition,... 

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South Africans must work flat out to finalise green hydrogen commercialisation strategy
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen has holistic use and long-term storage benefits in a world needing zero emission. It can clean up industry, shipping, manufacturing, road transport and probably air transport as... 

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