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Drilling indicates potential for Bird Reef Central to be uranium/gold project
6th October 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

ASX-listed West Wits Mining says the assay results from three diamond holes of a Phase 1 uranium drilling programme at the Witwatersrand Basin Project (WBP) underscore the Bird Reef Central area’s... 

EV makers must partner with miners to secure key metals
3rd October 2022 By: Bloomberg

A key lithium producer in Australia, the world’s top supplier, is urging electric car manufacturers and battery makers to become its partners in new refinery projects, arguing their direct... 

Copper mining has a new champion in veteran Peruvian economist
3rd October 2022 By: Bloomberg

Put the cautious optimism on display at Peru’s top mining event down to three main factors: easing pandemic restrictions, copper’s bright longer term outlook and a diminutive sexagenarian... 

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Las Bambas mine, Peru
30th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine located in the Apurimac region of southern Peru. 

BMG’s Tsubaki SJ3 sealed joint chain series has extended bushing barrier seals that prevent abrasive materials from entering and attacking chain joints
Chain offers improved reliability of mechanical components in harsh conditions
30th September 2022

Tsubaki engineering class SJ3 sealed joint chains, with improved sealing technology, are designed to improve the reliability of many mechanical components exposed to harsh conditions in coal... 

A Clean Coal Technology research group study to characterise the associations, distributions and concentration of rare earth elements in coal focused on the Waterberg basin, in Limpopo, a region hosting about 40% of South Africa’s remaining coal resources
Coal waste could boost REEs supply
30th September 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The information derived from a study published this year on the mineralogy and distribution of rare-earth elements (REEs) in Waterberg coalfield high-ash coals could assist with a new concept of... 

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Vanadium recovery project, Finland
29th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project will process and recover high-purity vanadium pentoxide from steelmaker SSAB's vanadium-bearing by-product. 

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Lamaque mine, Canada
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Quebec, Canada. 

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Joint statement: Busa, BLSA joint position on delaying carbon tax compromises corporate South Africa’s climate credibility
20th September 2022

In this joint statement, 14 civil society and environmental groups write about the implications of a proposed delay in the implementation of a carbon tax for corporate South Africa. 

Trade-off study points to merits of progressing to a scoping study at West Wits’ WBP
16th September 2022 By: Donna Slater

A preliminary trade-off study by independent consulting engineering firm Bara Consulting of various workstreams indicate that ASX-listed West Wits Mining’s Project 200 has merits for progressing to... 

Oriole completes Phase 4 Bibemi drilling with high-grade returns
15th September 2022 By: Donna Slater

West Africa-focussed explorer Oriole Resources has completed four phases of diamond drilling at its 90%-owned Bibemi gold project, in Cameroon, proving the existence of multiple gold-bearing,... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
Anthracite prospects looking very good – Menar
15th September 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The prospects for anthracite are looking very good, especially in terms of market value and having demand coming from different parts of the world, says Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu, who was speaking to... 

Madison Metals buys 24% interest in Namibia Nuclear Corporation
14th September 2022 By: Darren Parker

CSE-listed Madison Metals entered into an agreement on September 12 to acquire a 23% interest in mining licence (ML) 121 in Namibia through the acquisition of a 24% ownership interest in Namibia... 

Marula chases high-grade lithium output from Blesberg stockpiles by year-end
14th September 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aquis Stock Exchange-listed Marula Mining has started site works at the Blesberg lithium and tantalum project, in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, to outline its capital requirements and... 

Test work on Tantalex dump material reveals 6% lithium oxide in spodumene
13th September 2022 By: Donna Slater

CSE-listed exploration and development stage miner Tantalex Lithium Resources reports that heavy liquid separation (HLS) metallurgical test work on a 331 kg composite bulk sample from the K-dump at... 

Absa funds South Africa’s first utility-scale renewable energy captive power project
13th September 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Financial services provider Absa acted as joint mandated lead arranger and lender for South Africa’s first utility-scale renewable energy captive power project, which will be built in the North... 

Venezuela pushes out small gold miners as Maduro seeks more revenue
12th September 2022 By: Reuters

 In Venezuela's El Callao mining region, countless small, artisanal miners that once sold gold to the government have left the area in the last year because accessible local supplies are depleted... 

Lithium Power sets A$25m target
9th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Lithium Power International will raise A$25-million in a share placement to progress the development of its Maricunga brine project, in Chile. The company has received firm commitments... 

Explorer’s licences show lithium potential
9th September 2022

Irish gold and zinc exploration company Arkle Resources was granted three licences covering 163 ha to prospect for lithium in the Insiza district of the Matabeleland South province of Zimbabwe in... 

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Clean coal technologies across the coal value chain
8th September 2022

Clean coal technologies overview in the power plant – electricity generation and suitability to South Africa  

Marula’s Blesberg project delivers positive assay results project
7th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

AQSE-listed Marula Mining says initial sampling and metallurgical test work and flowsheet work completed on material collected from existing stockpiles at the Blesberg lithium and tantalum project... 

High-grade quartz vein discovered at gold prospect in Egypt
2nd September 2022 By: Darren Parker

TSX-V-listed Aton Resources has announced the discovery of high-grade quartz vein associated mineralisation from new drilling at the West Garida prospect, located in the company’s 100%-owned Abu... 

Enduron® HPGR – the principal choice in iron ore
2nd September 2022

Weir Minerals’ high pressure grinding roll (HPGR) technology is fast becoming the staple for an increasingly diverse range of hard rock mining applications. Although iron ore accounts for the... 

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Russia-Ukraine war impacting on sector
2nd September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The war between Russia and the Ukraine has impacted the local food and beverage sector on several fronts, says bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) market segment... 

Firering records positive results from Côte d'Ivoire drilling programme
1st September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has achieved positive results from a core drilling programme at its flagship Atex lithium/tantalum project, in Côte d'Ivoire. Pegmatite has been intersected... 

Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp.
Feasibility studies this year for Mponeng gold mine deepening – Harmony
30th August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Time will be spent this year on doing feasibility studies relating to the deepening of the Mponeng gold mine on the West Rand, Harmony Gold CEO Peter Steenkamp said on Tuesday. In response to... 

How best to apply Ex classifications to mining plants
26th August 2022

Many mining plant operators are unsure of how their plants should be classified in terms of the Ex classifications. “Pratley has developed extensive expertise in the demands placed on electrical... 

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Tyre supplier turning the wheels for women
26th August 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Local tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has succeeded in establishing a world-class leadership team in recent years and has appointed women in senior management positions, says Bridgestone Southern... 

American Rare Earths raises cash for US exploration
25th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals explorer American Rare Earths has raised A$14-million in a single tranche share placement to fund drilling at its Halleck Creek and La Paz rare earth projects, in Wyoming and... 

Iluka profit surges
24th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mineral sands miner Iluka has reported a 30% increase in revenue for the half-year to June, compared with the previous corresponding period, with underlying group earnings before interest, taxes,... 

Merafe CEO Zanele Matlala and Merafe FD Ditabe Chocho.
Plans progressing for 744 MW energy for alloys business – Merafe
23rd August 2022 By: Martin Creamer

Construction of the Swedish Stirling plant that converts off-gas to electricity will take place at the Lion ferrochrome smelter near Steelport starting in the second half of this year, Merafe... 

Gold at three-week low as Fed officials reiterate hawkishness
22nd August 2022 By: Bloomberg

Gold traded at the lowest level in more than three weeks as Federal Reserve officials reiterated their commitment to tighter monetary settings to curb inflation. Bullion capped its first weekly... 

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Gold seen rising above $2 000/oz on inflation, mining veteran says
18th August 2022 By: Bloomberg

Gold could rally above $2 000/oz next year as inflation remains elevated, underpinning support for the metal often viewed as a traditional hedge against price pressures, an industry veteran said.... 

Goldplat achieves strong fourth-quarter operational performance
17th August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s two gold recovery operations, located in South Africa and Ghana, delivered another strong combined operating performance and achieved a combined operating profit for the... 

TNG diversifies into lithium
16th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed TNG has acquired the Sandover lithium project, some 50-km from its Mount Peake vanadium/titanium/iron project, in the Northern Territory. The two exploration tenements that make up... 

Lubrication solutions from SKF/Lincoln South Africa adds value for Northern Cape iron ore mine
15th August 2022

Lubrication solutions from SKF/Lincoln South Africa adds value for Northern Cape iron ore mine What started initially as sporadic attendance to breakdowns at an iron ore mine in the Northern Cape... 

South Africa needs special unit to crack down on illegal mining, Mantashe urges
12th August 2022 By: News24Wire

Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe says the country needs a dedicated team to clamp down on illegal mining in South Africa, adding that it will take several years for the... 

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Witwatersrand Basin project, South Africa – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has started the first phase of drilling to test uranium mineralisation at its uranium exploration target, which forms part of the Bird reef exploration programme at the... 

West Wits to explore for uranium at Witwatersrand Basin project
5th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

ASX-listed precious and base metals explorer, developer and producer West Wits Mining has started the first phase of drilling to test uranium mineralisation at its uranium exploration target, which... 

Galileo starts drilling on Luansobe copper project
4th August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Galileo Resources has started a 3 000 m core drilling programme on the Luansobe copper project, in Zambia. The programme has been designed to infill gaps in historic drilling and... 

Gold scales four-week peak on lower US yields, dollar
2nd August 2022 By: Reuters

Gold prices notched a four-week high on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to a fifth session, as a dip in the US dollar and Treasury yields boosted demand for the safe-haven metal amid... 

Weir Minerals integrates key brands in Mudflo™ pump
1st August 2022

Integrated solutions are what separates equipment suppliers from solution providers, argues Marnus Koorts, general manager pump products at Weir Minerals Africa – and the recently launched... 

First-quarter household resilience index 2.4% above pre-Covid levels but interest rate hikes worrying
29th July 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Altron FinTech Household Resilience Index (AFHRI) is in “stable territory” with a consistent improvement, during the first quarter of 2022, in the disposable income of South African households... 

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