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Bushveld lifts first-half production, despite load-shedding impact, kiln commissioning
28th July 2022 By: Donna Slater

Aim-listed integrated primary vanadium producer and energy storage solutions provider Bushveld Minerals increased its group vanadium production by 4% year-on-year in the first half of this year to... 

ERA having trouble raising rehabilitation funding
28th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The independent board committee (IBC) of ASX-listed Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) will need to go back to the drawing board in their quest to raise funding to finance rehabilitation work at... 

Firering advancing Côte d'Ivoire exploration
18th July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals CEO Yuval Cohen says the systematic and targeted approach to exploration and fieldwork at the company’s flagship Atex lithium/tantalum project, in Côte... 

BI a proud distributor of Cooper split bearings for 85 years
14th July 2022

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has been distributing Cooper split bearings into the Southern African market for the past 85 years. “We are definitely one of the longest-serving Cooper... 

Imperial reports significantly improved scandium/REE recoveries
13th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

Early results from TSX-V-listed Imperial Mining’s process flowsheet optimisation work have shown significantly improved scandium and rare-earth element (REE) recoveries. The Canada-based company... 

White Rock readies for new start
12th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed White Rock Minerals remains on track to start initial gold production at its Morning Star gold mine, in Victoria, by the third quarter of this year. The company on Tuesday said that... 

Madison Metals CEO Duane Parnham
Madison betting big on uranium price, demand resurgence
11th July 2022 By: Darren Parker

CSE-listed Madison Metals is betting on a sustained increase in uranium demand and accompanying price increases in years to come as the global demand for clean energy brings nuclear energy into... 

Neometals proves economics of vanadium recovery
8th July 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An engineering cost study on the recovery of high-purity vanadium pentoxide from high-grade vanadium-bearing steel by-product has proven positive for ASX-listed Neometals. Neometals in 2020... 

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Exciting listing on JSE’s AltX poised to give investors pure copper play
5th July 2022 By: Martin Creamer

The reverse listing of Big Tree Copper into SHiP Copper Company on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in October is expected to raise between R60-million to R250-million for the ramping up... 

True North Gems to buy stake in James Bay area lithium project
5th July 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed True North Gems has organised a subsidiary – to be named Laval Critical Elements – to acquire a 50% interest in the Cyr-Kapiwak lithium project in the James Bay area of Quebec. Laval... 

Firering increases stake in Côte d'Ivoire project to 77%
4th July 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has increased its stake in its flagship Atex lithium/tantalum project, in Côte d'Ivoire, from 51% to 77%. The company has acquired 10% of the issued shares in... 

Gold keeps its shine for investors as other precious metals fade
Gold keeps its shine for investors as other precious metals fade
1st July 2022 By: Bloomberg

Investors cut holdings in exchange-traded funds for silver, platinum and palladium in the second quarter on fears that a potential recession will reduce industrial demand, but gold assets held up... 

Midas expands portfolio, appoints Calderwood MD
1st July 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Western Australia-baased junior explorer Midas Minerals has appointed experienced mining executive Mark Calderwood to the board in the of MD, as the company moves to expand its project portfolio,... 

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Eneabba rare earths refinery, Australia – update
1st July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Iluka Resources has awarded a contract to perform engineering, procurement and construction management for the project. 

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Remote sensing specialist successful at Indaba
24th June 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Berlin-based remote sensing technology specialist ILV participated in the Investing in African Mining Indaba for the first time this year, owing to the company’s involvement in different African... 

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Maricunga lithium brine project, Chile – update
24th June 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Lithium Power International has unveiled plans to consolidate ownership of the project through a three-party all-script merger with its joint venture partners. 

Lithium Power consolidates Chile project
22nd June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Lithium Power International (LPI) has unveiled plans to consolidate ownership of the Maricunga brine project, in Chile, by way of a three-party all-scrip merger with its joint... 

Iluka awards FEED contract at Eneabba
22nd June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed miner Iluka has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Fluor Australia at its Eneabba rare earths refinery, along with a contract to undertake engineering,... 

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Canadian explorer continues to advance project’s copper-nickel-cobalt plus PGM, clean energy potential
20th June 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

With significant demand and potential in Canada for high-grade palladium, platinum, rhodium, copper, nickel and cobalt, Canadian North Resources Inc. (CNRI) is at late-stage exploration and... 

Innovative tech is changing industry trends
17th June 2022

The last half century has seen a massive shift in geological thinking, and technological innovation and developments, in all facets of diamond exploration, mining, processing, recovery,... 

All Star completes due diligence on South African, Zambian projects
13th June 2022 By: Darren Parker

AQSE-listed mining investing company All Star Minerals has announced the successful completion of its due diligence over the Blesberg lithium and tantalum project in South Africa and the Nkombwa... 

ARC Fund confirms satisfactory performance of portfolio in Q1
10th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed African Rainbow Capital (ARC) Investments has reported good performances and progress across its portfolio of investments in South Africa in the first quarter of this year. ARC... 

Quarries can no longer absorb rising operational and transport costs, which will directly impact on the cost of mining per ton
Aggregate prices to rise with fuel price
10th June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

The rising cost of fuel in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is placing increased pressure on South Africa’s quarries, which are at pains to limit the impact on the price of their aggregates.... 

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Quarrying under pressure, owing to lack of road builds
10th June 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

A lack of genuine infrastructure development over the past ten years has reduced demand for aggregates, placing significant pressure on local quarries, says construction materials supplier AfriSam.... 

XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier Prévost
Analyst highlights ample continued opportunities for South African coal
9th June 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Now is the time to help junior coal mining companies expand or help bring newcomers on board, amid high coal prices and solid existing and incoming demand, XMP Consulting senior coal analyst Xavier... 

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Gold’s haven appeal burnished by drumbeat of growth warnings
9th June 2022 By: Bloomberg

Gold could be heading for another rally, with warnings over a global economic slowdown paving the way for a fresh push toward $2 000/oz. A potent mix of decades-high inflation, geopolitical... 

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Local assembly of MACC drives to slash lead times
3rd June 2022

Drive technology supplier SEW Eurodrive’s expanded local capability out of its new Aeroton facility will include the assembly of SEW M-Series Air Cooled Condenser (MACC) air-cooled condenser drives... 

Marquee and MinRes joint force for a lithium hunt
2nd June 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Marquee Resources and fellow listed Mineral Resources (MinRes) will join forces to explore and develop lithium deposits at the West Spargoville project, in Western Australia. Under the... 

Longstanding SKF customer improves critical equipment monitoring and boosts mine production by switching to online data collection
1st June 2022

A leading nickel mine in Madagascar had been using a manual vibration data collection process on its critical equipment for many years. Fed up with frequent breakdowns and subsequent costly... 

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AZ Hollink
27th May 2022

AZ Hollink South Africa is the sole representative for RENK Hanover in South Africa and authorised dealer for all RENK products in sub-Saha­ran Africa.  Established in September 2010, AZ Hollink... 

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Eneabba rare earths refinery, Australia
27th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Iluka Resources plans to develop the highest-grade rare earths operation globally, with first production scheduled in 2025. 

Portable training paves a better future for SA’s unemployed
25th May 2022

Unemployed members of a mining community in Steelpoort, Limpopo, have taken the first step towards becoming qualified artisans. This is after they completed Tjeka Training Matters’ basic... 

Bryah adds to Gabanintha base metal resource
25th May 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Minerals explorer Bryah Resources has reported a 15% increase in the indicated and inferred base metal mineral resource estimate at the Australian Vanadium project, which is located within the... 

China's Huayou Cobalt to invest $300m in Zimbabwe lithium mine
24th May 2022 By: Reuters

China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt plans to invest $300-million on rapid development of a lithium mine and processing plant at its newly acquired Arcadia project in Zimbabwe, according to company... 

Energy Fuels buys Brazil heavy mineral sands project
23rd May 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE American- and TSX-listed Energy Fuels has entered into an agreement to acquire 17 mineral concessions, which has significant quantities of heavy minerals, including monazite, in Brazil. The... 

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OEM supporting sustainable Zambian mining
20th May 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

As Zambian mines move to adopt more sustainable mining practices, the reduction of energy use, water consumption and carbon emissions – as per global mining trends – is a significant priority, says... 

Galileo reports positive exploration progress at its Luansobe copper project
17th May 2022 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Galileo Resources has announced positive exploration progress at its Luansobe copper project, in Zambia. The project is situated on the Zambian copper belt, where Galileo holds a 75%... 

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Lithium hydroxide converter, Eastern Europe
13th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Rock Tech Lithium is developing eastern Europe's first lithium hydroxide converter. 

NUM says mining industry still too dangerous, as it commemorates Vaal Reef Disaster
10th May 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on May 10 commemorated the 27-year anniversary of the Vaal Reef Disaster that resulted in 104 fatalities. As one of the deadliest events in the history of... 

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Las Bambas mine, Peru
6th May 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Las Bambas is a copper mine between Grau and Cotabambas provinces, in the Apurímac region of Peru. 

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Manufacturer expands product portfolio
6th May 2022

Industrial engineered products and components manufacturer BMG’s range of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment has expanded its product portfolio to comprise a new portable self-locking cube jack... 

Pylon legs at N2 Msikaba Bridge project hydraulically jacked apart
6th May 2022 By: Irma Venter

The Msikaba Bridge project notched up an engineering milestone this month, when the south pylon legs were hydraulically jacked apart. The 580-m-long, stay cable bridge – which will span the... 

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula
Mbalula recommends a people-centred just transition
5th May 2022 By: Schalk Burger

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has said a just transition is about improving the lives and livelihoods of all South Africans, particularly those that are bearing the brunt of climate impacts,... 

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