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Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
19th July 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

All conditions have now been satisfied for Rio Tinto’s investment to develop the Simandou project. 


Weir Africa GM for crushing and screening products Tiisetso Masekwameng
Improved wheeled plant solution enhances portability, flexibility on mining sites
18th July 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In response to shifting market demands and evolving customer needs, mining technology company Weir has undertaken a significant redesign of its wheeled plant solution, known as the Weir Modular... 


Rio Tinto Simfer developing  rail infrastructure for the Simandou project.
Rio Tinto's Guinea iron-ore mine and infrastructure project clears all regulatory hurdles
16th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The major Simandou iron-ore mine and infrastructure project, in Guinea, has cleared all regulatory hurdles, marking the path forward for $11.6-billion integrated development. The project, hailed... 


Panther Minerals eyes Nevada uranium property
10th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

CSE-listed Panther Minerals has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LoI) to acquire 1484506 BC –  the company that holds the Huber Heights uranium property in Elko, Nevada. The property... 


Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Canadian government has approved commodities major Glencore’s acquisition of Teck Resources’ metallurgical coal business, Elk Valley Resources (EVR). The $6.9-billion transaction for a 77%... 


Diamcor closes final tranch of offering, bringing total to C$2m
3rd July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diamond producer Diamcor Mining has closed a second and final tranche of C$600 300 of its previously announced non-brokered private placement, bringing the total of the offering to about... 


Shareholders prop up Volt with A$500 000 loan
2nd July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graphite producer and anode developer Volt Resources on Tuesday announced a funding agreement with three major shareholders for the provision of an aggregate loan of up to A$500 000. The investors... 


Mufaro Muzvondiwa, Process and Products Director at Weir Minerals Africa
From smart mining to portable crushing from Weir at Electra Mining Africa
1st July 2024

At this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition, visitors will be attracted to the Weir stand by innovations such as the Weir Modular Wheeled Plant (WMWP), a fully mobile crushing and screening... 


Orion invests in Dakota Gold
28th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Entities managed by Orion Mine Finance Management have invested $6-million in exploration and development company Dakota Gold. Orion’s ownership of Dakota, together with its prior investment from... 


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Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 


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Andrada signs deal to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Andrada Mining has executed a legally binding agreement to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company (UTMC), the operational Namibian entity that holds the ML133, ML134 and ML129 mining... 


The Douay gold project
Maple gains full ownership of Quebec projects from Agnico
24th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Maple Gold has consolidated ownership of the multi-million ounce Douay gold project and past-producing Joutel gold project, in Quebec. This follows the restructuring agreement between... 


The Kainatu mine, in Papua New Guinea
K92 closes and upsizes Trafigura loan
20th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold miner K92 Mining has announced two new credit facilities with Trafigura to replace a previous loan, upsizing its facility from $100-million to $120-million. Under an accordion feature, the... 


Cornish to dispose of Canada’s Nickel King property
18th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim- and TSX-V-listed Cornish Metals has announced the sale of its 100% interest in the Nickel King and Opescal Lake properties, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, to Northera Resources for up to... 


Volt expands team to facilitate growth to field operations
14th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Lithium development and technology company Volt Lithium has appointed Dave Kimery as COO, Derek McFarlane as production engineer and field operations, and Greg Foofat as investor relations VP.... 


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Organisation looks into industry challenges
14th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

High regulatory and legislative barriers in the quarrying sector are constraining its growth, says quarrying and surface mining professional body Institute of Quarrying Southern Africa (IQSA)... 


Premium Nickel raises C$27.5m for Botswana projects amid strong investor interest
11th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining company Premium Nickel Resources will raise C$27.5-million through an upsized private placement offer, the company announced on Monday. This is an increase from the initial... 


K-Tec Joins Forces with Ukwazi to Revolutionise Earthmoving and Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa
10th June 2024

In a strategic move set to transform the landscape of earthmoving and mining operations in sub-Saharan Africa, K-Tec, a leading manufacturer of innovative earthmoving scrapers, has announced a... 


Guy Fitt, National Sales Manager at Tru-Trac
Tru-Trac upgrades facilities in KZN, Mpumalanga
7th June 2024

Solid demand growth has led conveyor solutions innovator Tru-Trac to upgrade and expand its facilities at Richards Bay and Middelburg. “These strategic expansions are part of enhancing our branch... 


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Diamcor closes first tranche of increased placement
5th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX-V-listed Diamcor Mining has closed a $1.4-million first tranche of a nonbrokered private placement following receipt of conditional acceptance of the offering from the TSX-V. The company now... 


Pan African Resources' Mogale operation
Pan African announces capital reduction to recover overpaid distributions
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources will host a general meeting in London on June 10 to discuss a proposed capital reduction programme. Additionally, the company expects a court hearing to... 


Keeping up with the prosumers
Keeping up with the prosumers
22nd May 2024

By Taru Madangombe, Vice President: Power and Grid for Middle East and Africa at Schneider Electric By hook or by crook is certainly a statement in determination that applies to South Africans.... 


Tirupati schedules requisitioned general meeting for June 11
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite will, on June 11, hold a general meeting to give shareholders the opportunity to vote on a resolution brought by a group of shareholders to replace... 


Anglo American Platinum's Mogalakwena operation in South Africa
Investors expect BHP to lift Anglo American offer again
14th May 2024 By: Reuters

BHP is likely to sweeten its $43-billion takeover offer for Anglo American for a second time and possibly add cash, investors in both companies said on Tuesday, after the London-headquartered... 


Tirupati urges shareholders to vote against replacing the board with new directors
13th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

London-listed specialist flake graphite producer Tirupati Graphite has asked shareholders to vote against resolutions brought by a group of shareholders seeking the removal of chairperson and MD... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry says the group is disappointed that its second proposal has been rejected.
Anglo rejects BHP's revised £34bn proposal
13th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified major Anglo American has rejected a revised proposal put forward by BHP, which valued the UK-headquartered miner at about £34-billion. The structure of the revised proposal, unveiled... 


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Water clarification technology eliminates settling ponds
10th May 2024

Advanced water clarification technology solutions on offer from water recycling and concrete reclaiming systems developer Jadair International – such as its Settler/Clarifier System – are enabling... 


Tirupati offers to meet with shareholders who sought the removal of three directors
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite says its directors have offered to meet with shareholders who have requested a general meeting be held to allow shareholders to vote on the removal of... 


LOCALLY SOURCED
The perlite-based mineral aggregate is sourced from a South African mine
Local product ensures efficiency
3rd May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Addressing global challenges such as climate change and the growing focus on sustainable development was front of mind in the development of Pratliperl by local manufacturer Pratley, says Pratley... 


Diamcor announces C$1.5m private placement
2nd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Diamond mining company Diamcor Mining plans to complete a non-brokered private placement financing of up to C$1.5-million, and anticipates that an aggregate of up to C$1.25-million of the financing... 


EMP Metals begins operations at direct lithium extraction pilot plant
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Canadian lithium exploration and development company EMP Metals has, in partnership with Koch Technology Solutions and Saltworks Technologies, started commissioning its direct lithium extraction... 


Revival expands US gold portfolio with Ensign acquisition
Revival expands US gold portfolio with Ensign acquisition
11th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Revival Gold has announced the acquisition of Ensign Minerals, owner of the Mercur gold project, in Utah, marking the company’s expansion in the US. The acquisition, in an all-share... 


Justin Guilfoyle, Queensland (QLD) Regional Sales Manager at Finlay Australia, the Pilot Crushtec dealer in Australia
TwisterTrac VS350E delivers the goods in Australia
4th April 2024

Designed and manufactured in South Africa by Pilot Crushtec, the TwisterTrac VS350E vertical shaft impactor (VSI) has over the years gained popularity in Australia. Key to its success is the... 


Tshiamiso CEO Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda
Tshiamiso Trust reaches R1.5bn payout milestone
3rd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The Tshiamiso Trust, which was established to disburse compensation funds to mineworkers who contracted silicosis and tuberculosis (TB) while employed by certain companies in South Africa’s gold... 


Scottie agrees royalty with Franco-Nevada
3rd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold company Scottie Resources has announced a C$8.1-million financing package with Franco-Nevada, encompassing a 2% gross production royalty on all minerals produced on Scottie’s claims in the... 


Kore raises $530 000 through convertible loan note issue
22nd March 2024 By: Darren Parker

Potash development company Kore Potash has issued five separate convertible loan notes (CLNs) with an aggregate value of $530 000 and a proposed drawdown date of March 22. Kore holds a 97% stake in... 


MC Mining MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining achieves interim revenue growth despite challenging coal market
15th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Coal miner MC Mining’s strong revenue growth through the six months ended December 31, 2023 were “very pleasing” considering the challenging coal market, MD and CEO Godfrey Gomwe avers. During the... 


Arrow to expedite Simandou North work
13th March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia’s Arrow Minerals has successfully completed a A$10-million placement, paving the way for the company to drill up to 150 holes in the in the Simandou North iron project, in Guinea. “After... 


Arc Minerals raises £4m
12th March 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Arc Minerals has raised about £4.14-million in aggregate, before expenses, through the placing of about 210-million shares and a subscription of about 19.78-million subscription shares... 


C$134m gain in physical uranium pushes Denison to highest EPS in 17 years
C$134m gain in physical uranium pushes Denison to highest EPS in 17 years
1st March 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto- and New York-listed Denison Mines, which is advancing the Wheeler River project in the Athabasca basin, has reported its highest earnings a share since 2007. The company’s earnings a... 


West Red Lake raises cash for Madsen
West Red Lake raises cash for Madsen
28th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed West Red Lake Gold Mines has announced a $20-million private placement to raise funds to advance the development of a restart plan for the Madsen gold mine, in Ontario. The company... 


Weir Minerals Africa
Weir Minerals Africa
23rd February 2024

Market leader in slurry handling equipment, Weir Minerals Africa, has an unrivalled installed base of its Warman centrifugal slurry pumps across Africa. The company offers a wide range of slurry... 


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Petra urges discipline among diamond producers to ensure balanced inventory levels
20th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite its exposure to various risks and uncertainties, such as rough diamond prices, political instability and liquidity challenges – which could have a material impact on its long-term... 


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