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Nyanza CEO Donovan Chimhandamba.
Capital cost of South Africa’s titanium beneficiation project expected to peak at R14bn
28th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African ilmenite used to manufacture titanium dioxide pigment in KwaZulu-Natal is on the way to receiving a major value boost. This because heavy mineral sands production sells at around... 

Cora signs $70m debt mandate letter to support Mali project construction
28th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Cora Gold has entered into a mandate letter to appoint Atlantique Finance to act as sole adviser in the structuring and mobilisation of a medium-term loan of $70-million to support... 

Longonjo’s initial capex requirement reduced to $200m
28th June 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Pensana has outlined details of a revised financing and development strategy which will see the Longonjo operation, in Angola, being fully funded into production. A revised execution... 

German Vice Chancellor and Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck
South Africa, Germany to establish a task force to drive green hydrogen production, trade
28th June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Electricity Minister Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa has, on behalf of the South African government, signed a joint declaration for the planned establishment of a South African-German Hydrogen Task Force... 

Akobo appoints new mining operations head
27th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Scandinavia-based Akobo Minerals, which holds gold exploration assets in Ethiopia, has appointed Helge Rushfeldt as head of its mining operations, with effect from July 1. With more than 20 years'... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Junior exploration ‘absolutely critical’, Barrick’s Bristow tells London Indaba
27th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Junior exploration is an “absolutely critical” component of a sustainable mining industry, and “it is something that we neglect”, Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow has told the London... 

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SARENS thriving in a changing industry
27th June 2023

SARENS, a family-owned business founded in 1955 and headquartered in Belgium, has undergone a significant transformation in recent years that has allowed it to decentralise its way of working,... 

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Qld unveils its own critical minerals plans
27th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has unveiled its own Critical Minerals Strategy, which would oversee a A$245-million investment into growing Queensland’s critical mineral sector. Premier Annastacia... 

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Ministers meet on critical minerals aims
27th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal, state and Territory Ministers For Resources And Mining have expressed support for Australia’s critical minerals sector and reaffirmed a commitment to attract foreign investment for... 

Ivanhoe Mines chairperson Robert Friedland
Friedland warns of a copper 'train wreck' as supply stalls
27th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Copper is poised to follow other commodities upended by recent price surges as the mining industry struggles to expand ahead of accelerating demand, warns the man behind some of the world’s biggest... 

Fire at lithium producer Livent's North Carolina plant subsides
27th June 2023 By: Reuters

Lithium producer Livent said on Monday a fire at its largest manufacturing plant in Bessemer City, North Carolina has subsided. The fire had broken out in a building where solid lithium metal... 

Lithium producer Livent reports fire in North Carolina plant
26th June 2023 By: Reuters

Lithium producer Livent said on Monday that a fire broke out at its largest manufacturing plant in Bessemer City, North Carolina. The company said the fire was currently restricted to one... 

B2Gold adds C$90m to capex of its first mine in Canada
B2Gold adds C$90m to capex of its first mine in Canada
26th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Toronto-listed miner B2Gold has earmarked an additional C$90-million for the construction of its first mine in Canada, bringing the Goose project’s total capital expenditure to C$890-million. The... 

A$51m hydrogen electrolyser planned for Victoria
26th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal and Victorian governments have announced a A$51-million investment into a electrolyser in Wodonga, which will make use of renewable hydrogen. The 10MW electrolyser will be eight times... 

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Perenti strikes a takeover deal with DDH1
26th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed diversified mining services provider Perenti has announced plans to acquire all of the issued share capital of fellow-listed driller DDH1, subject to the satisfaction of conditions. The... 

Incoming Bushveld CEO Craig Coltman (left) and outgoing Bushveld CEO Fortune Mojapelo.
Outgoing and incoming CEOs jointly highlight Bushveld Minerals
23rd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The outgoing and incoming CEOs of Bushveld Minerals this week locked arms to enable London Aim-quoted vanadium mining, processing and manufacturing company to advance optimally. In a joint online... 

Local first policy drives Barrick’s procurement practices
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Diversified miner Barrick Gold Corporation’s Lumwana copper mine has bought about $4.3-billion in goods and services from Zambian registered businesses since it went into production, in line with... 

The China-driven metals ‘super cycle’ is over, Jefferies says
The China-driven metals ‘super cycle’ is over, Jefferies says
23rd June 2023 By: Bloomberg

The halcyon days of China underpinning demand for metals like copper, aluminum and iron ore are over, according to Jefferies. With China facing a falling population and geopolitical challenges,... 

S Africa’s green building adoption lags despite benefits
23rd June 2023

The global construction industry accounts for about 40% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Yet, while green building practices have been posited as effective tools to counter the effects of... 

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Sustainable timber building materials key to greener buildings
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

By adhering to the accreditation of nonprofit organisation the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), local forestry companies are promoting sustainable forestry management and, subsequently,... 

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Renewables drive sustainable development
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Comprehensive energy audits and advanced lithium-ion batteries have enabled renewable energy company Blockpower to ensure a stable and high-quality power supply for The Emerald development, in... 

Omron’s commitment to zero-defect manufacturing, eco-design directives and sustainable solutions demonstrates its dedication to advancing green building
Ecological practices ensure ‘greener’ future
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

With a commitment to zero-defect manufacturing and an adherence to the European Union Ecodesign Directive – which establishes ecological-design (eco-design) requirements for energy-related products... 

The TWF personnel qualification and certificate scheme is a vehicle to build, integrate and sustain welding skills and technical capacity development in Africa
Collaboration key to boosting African capacity
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Local industry body the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) wants the Welding Federation Africa (TWF) – formed in 2017 – to be a vehicle to improve the welding capacity of every African... 

New development to add 1 320 middle-class dwellings to Stellenbosch’s housing stock
23rd June 2023 By: Irma Venter

The 48 ha Newinbosch mixed-use development will add 1 320 middle-class dwellings to housing stock in Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape, over the next four to six years. Newinbosch is being... 

Digital platforms can significantly promote trade in Africa – YouTube executive
23rd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Digital platforms can play a significant role in promoting trade and commerce in Africa, says YouTube Europe, Middle East and Africa emerging markets MD Alex Okosi. Digital trade can transform... 

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New space agency CEO outlines vision for stimulating local space industry
23rd June 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

The South African National Space Agency’s (SANSA’s) recently appointed and third confirmed (as distinct from acting) CEO, Humbulani Mudau, is determined to use the solid “launch pad” created under... 

Holistic architecture, sustainable design shaping future of green buildings
23rd June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the pursuit of creating sustainable and eco-friendly buildings, architects and organisations are focusing on key principles that promote holistic architecture and sustainable design. According... 

Matthew Chamberlain
What really happened the night the nickel market broke
22nd June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Matthew Chamberlain had just presided over one of the wildest days in the history of metals markets when he sat down to type a late-night memo to the UK’s financial regulator. But the London Metal... 

Talga gets environmental approval for Vittangi
22nd June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery materials company Talga has received the environmental permit for its Vittangi battery anode plant in Sweden. The environmental permit approval follows the granting of the building permits... 

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Netherlands, Eskom to implement just transition initiatives at Grootvlei power station
21st June 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The Kingdom of the Netherlands and South African State-owned power utility Eskom have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the development and implementation of just energy transition (JET)... 

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Auto firms race to secure non-Chinese graphite for EVs as shortages loom
21st June 2023 By: Reuters

Automakers, including Tesla and Mercedes, are rushing to lock in graphite supply from outside dominant producer China, as demand for electric vehicle (EV) batteries outpaces other uses for the... 

Craig Coltman has been appointed CE of Bushveld Minerals
Lossmaking Bushveld still striving for profitability; appoints new CE
21st June 2023 By: Darren Parker

Vertically integrated vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals, which has appointed Craig Coltman to succeed Fortune Mojapelo as CE from July 1, continues to undertake various initiatives to ensure... 

Rio Tinto invests $498m in US copper production
Rio Tinto invests $498m in US copper production
20th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Rio Tinto has approved $498-million of funding for the underground development of an area known as the North Rim Skarn (NRS) at the Kennecott operation near Salt Lake City, in... 

Morocco's OCP plans $7-billion green ammonia plant to avert supply problems
20th June 2023 By: Reuters

Morocco's OCP plans to invest $7-billion in an ammonia plant using green hydrogen, produced from renewable fuel, it told Reuters, as one of the world's biggest phosphates and fertiliser companies... 

East China Engineering and Nyanza Light Metals of Richards Bay sign joint venture contracts.
Contracts advance R4.5bn titanium value-add project in KwaZulu-Natal
20th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The continent of Africa must industrialise as quickly as it can, South Africa’s Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina said on Tuesday when she presided over the signing... 

Indonesia to ban copper exports once Freeport, Amman plants open
20th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Indonesia will stop exporting copper concentrates as soon as Freeport Indonesia and Amman Mineral Internasional finish building smelters next year. “If these two big companies complete their... 

Ivanhoe Mines president Marna Cloete
Ivanhoe pursuing sustainability, socioeconomic initiatives as it strives to transform industry
20th June 2023

Mining is an essential business, and it is the collective responsibility of all stakeholders to change the industry to be modern and responsible, so that it can continue to sustain lifestyles and... 

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King unveils Critical Minerals Strategy
20th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal government has unveiled its new Critical Minerals Strategy, highlighting six focus areas to help grow Australia’s critical minerals wealth, create jobs, and strengthen global clean... 

Fortescue Future Industries and Fortescue Metals Group executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest
Apt investment in green hydrogen can provide full employment, FT Hydrogen Summit hears
19th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Proper investment in green hydrogen generation has the potential to provide full employment and economic growth for decades to come as well as protect the planet from devastating climate change,... 

Copper miner Amman raised $715m in Indonesia's biggest IPO this year
19th June 2023 By: Reuters

 Indonesian copper miner Amman Mineral Internasional raised 10.73-trillion rupiah ($715.81-million) in the country's biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year, according to a source with... 

Codelco must kick-start lithium industry while reviving copper output
19th June 2023 By: Reuters

Chilean President Gabriel Boric, seeking to expand the country's long-stalled lithium industry, has tasked state-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, to lead the charge of developing... 

Paul Singer
The world’s most feared investor heads for showdown with the LME
19th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

A decade ago, Paul Singer did battle with the government of Argentina — and won. This week, the notoriously pugnacious hedge fund boss is taking on a bastion of the City of London, the 146-year-old... 

Pantoro refinances debt ahead of Tulla merger
19th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Pantoro has secured a A$55-million four-year senior secured loan facility with US investment manager Nebari Partners to refinance and replace its existing debt facilities. The loan... 

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