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Private-sector participation at Cape Town Port seen generating R6bn in additional exports
1st September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) says it is seeking an urgent meeting with national government on private-sector participation in the Port of Cape Town. This follows the announcement that the Port of... 

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South Africans are showing commendable resilience in the face of the energy challenge
1st September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The rate at which South African companies and South African citizens are responding to the energy challenge is reflecting commendable resilience. The fact that every business you speak to these... 

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Laggard costs
1st September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The cost of failing to keep pace with what is required economically and environmentally for energy sustainability should surely now be plain for all to see. Besides the fiscal costs associated with... 

Firm expands temperature-controlled logistics platform through acquisition
1st September 2023

Leading cold chain logistics platform Commercial Cold Holdings (CCH), which is controlled by funds managed by African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) a subsidiary of Old Mutual... 

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Fuelling success in the mining industry
1st September 2023

In the dynamic landscape of the mining industry, success is not only measured in productivity but in the ability to overcome challenges and adapt to ever-changing circumstances. Fuel company Astron... 

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Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA)
1st September 2023

The Aluminium Federation of South Africa (AFSA) is the voice of and gateway to the South African Aluminium industry – involved in increasing the awareness and use of aluminium in Southern Africa... 

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Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
1st September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reported that it is advancing discussions and related agreements concerning the possible offtake of mineral products from the Waterberg project. 

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M&R 'still in race’ to regain RUC as it seeks to rebuild from 2023 shock
31st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Downscaled engineering and contracting group Murray & Roberts (M&R) is continuing with efforts to regain control of RUC, the Australian mining services business it lost when its Australian holding... 

Royal Bafokeng Platinum's Styldrift mine
Implats focused on significant technical optimisation at RBPlat
31st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Although JSE-listed Impala Platinum battled to take over its now acquired subsidiary Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), much work is now needed to optimise the operations and get costs down,... 

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PGM market fundamentals stronger than current pricing suggests – Muller
31st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Impala Platinum (Implats) CEO Nico Muller says platinum group metal (PGM) market fundamentals are stronger than what current pricing suggests. He also does not expect there to be further... 

Hyundai and Korea Zinc forge nickel partnership
31st August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Automotive group Hyundai Motor Group has announced a partnership with ferrous metals smelting firm Korea Zinc to establish a stable supply chain for nickel – a critical raw material for electric... 

Coal miners forced to save for a rainy day by insurance snub
Coal miners forced to save for a rainy day by insurance snub
31st August 2023 By: Reuters

Some coal producers are having to set aside tens of millions of dollars to cover their own risks as they are cut adrift by insurers, making it more difficult and costly to do business amid a surge... 

Record year at Perseus
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed gold miner Perseus Mining has posted record financial results for the year ended June, as both gold production and gold prices increased. Perseus on Thursday reported a 27% increase... 

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Lithium drives IGO to record heights
31st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals miner IGO has posted a record financial performance for the year ended June, driven by record earnings from its lithium joint venture (JV). IGO’s revenues in the full year... 

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Gold Fields commits to improving workplace culture as review uncovers ‘deeply concerning’ findings
30th August 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

The world’s seventh-largest gold miner by production, Gold Fields, says it is committed to eliminating inappropriate and harmful behaviour in the workplace after an independent review confirmed... 

India asks US to release funds frozen over suspected Russia diamond link - sources
India asks US to release funds frozen over suspected Russia diamond link - sources
30th August 2023 By: Reuters

India has asked the United States to release $26-million belonging to at least two Indian diamond firms frozen due to their alleged trade links with sanctioned Russian diamond major Alrosa, three... 

Harmony's Mponeng mine, in North West
Harmony swings to profit, declares a higher dividend
30th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold miner Harmony Gold has posted a 46% increase in production profit to just under R14-billion, or $774-million, for the financial year ended June 30. The company swung from a net loss of... 

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Sibanye’s gold operations offset impact of lower PGM prices
29th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater’s strategic commodity and geographical diversification served it well in the six months ended June 30, with a turnaround in its... 

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Agriculture 2023: Surging costs threaten sustainability
29th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza tabled a R17.20-billion budget for her department in the 2023/24 financial year in May 2023, including transfers to provincial... 

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Master Drilling achieves strong interim performance with increased revenue
29th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Following a solid 2022 performance, JSE-listed Master Drilling achieved another good performance for the six months ended June 30, with revenue up by 12% year-on-year to $108.2-million , CEO Danie... 

Panaco's established operations in the key mining centres of Lubumbashi and Kolwezi ensure efficient stockholding allowing easy access to WEG products
WEG partnership with Panaco strengthens presence and boots growth in the DRC
29th August 2023

The strengthened presence of WEG in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through its strategic alliance with Panaco, its Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has proven to be highly successful. Thierry... 

Kevin Robertson will oversee the US PGM operations, including the Stillwater mine
Sibanye appoints new EVP for US PGMs operations, announces other management changes
29th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has made changes to C-suite roles and responsibilities and executive management appointments, subsequent to the resignation of chief organisational growth... 

Lynch walks away from Sayona
Lynch walks away from Sayona
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of lithium miner Sayona Mining fell on Tuesday following the announcement of CEO and MD Brett Lynch’s resignation, before recovering slightly. Lynch will depart the company with... 

Thungela CEO July Ndlovu
Thungela completes buyout of majority stake in Aus coal mine
29th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

South African thermal coal producer and exporter Thungela Resources will take operational control of the Ensham coal mine, in Queensland, Australia, from September 1, as all conditions precedent to... 

Andromeda updates Great White economics
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated definitive feasibility study (DFS) into the Great White kaolin project, in South Australia, has increased the expected revenue and net present value estimates, while decreasing capital... 

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A$3bn boost to WA's electricity grid
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal and Western Australian governments have inked a landmark agreement to bolster the state’s energy security. The Commonwealth-Western Australia Rewiring the Nation deal would expand and... 

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Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end
28th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consultative process for publication before the end of the year, the latest Operation Vulindlela progress update... 

India's Modi urges nations with critical minerals to see custodianship as 'global responsibility'
28th August 2023 By: Reuters

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there is a risk of a "new model of colonialism" if nations with critical minerals do not regard custodianship as a "global responsibility", as firms race to... 

An important advantage is that the Toyo VH range features a unique agitator design that lifts sediment into suspension, enabling the continuous pumping of media with high solid concentrations
IPR offers versatile Toyo VH amphibious pumps for diverse applications
28th August 2023

Amphibious heavy-duty pumps like the Toyo VH range, available from IPR - the official southern African distributor for this range - are designed to operate effectively in challenging environments... 

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bp plans investment decision at H2Kwinana in 2024
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major bp will take an investment decision on the H2Kwinana project, in Western Australia, in 2024, and is aiming to start production by 2026. The company last week completed its concept... 

Ramelius posts solid year
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Ramelius Resources has reported a 396% increase to its statutory net profits after tax for the full year ended June. The gold miner reported statutory net profits after tax of... 

China's Zijin Mining's openpit copper mines.
China’s Zijin mulls $3.8bn expansion of Serbia copper mine
28th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

China’s Zijin Mining Group is developing plans to expand its copper mine in eastern Serbia due to demand for the metal considered vital to the global energy transition — an effort that could cost... 

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CEO exit casts shadow on Fortescue results
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue has reported record shipments during the 2023 financial year, while also announcing the departure of CEO Fiona Hick only six months after her appointment. Hick’s... 

Top uranium producer wants to shake up nuclear decision making
Top uranium producer wants to shake up nuclear decision making
25th August 2023 By: Reuters

Since the height of the Cold War, the rules governing the safety and security of the global nuclear industry have been decided behind closed doors by a 35-member board that excludes some of the... 

Wescoal Mining enters into voluntary business rescue
25th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Salungano Group’s subsidiary Wescoal Mining, which comprises the Khanyisa and Elandspruit mines, will begin with a voluntary business rescue process. On August 21, Salungano advised... 

Northam CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam pays R2.4bn dividend, highlights business risk ahead
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The current platinum group metals (PGMs) basket price puts 70% of the South African production base at a loss when taking into account replacement capital requirements on top of the working costs.... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chief sustainability officer Themba Nkosi
SLP approach to community development too narrow
25th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says that viewing social and labour plans (SLPs) as the driver for community development is too narrow an approach. Rather, the driver should be enduring social... 

Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel seeks significant stake in Teck’s coal unit
Tycoon Jindal’s JSW Steel seeks significant stake in Teck’s coal unit
25th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

JSW Steel is looking to snap up a major stake in Teck Resources' metallurgical coal unit as it seeks to secure supplies for its expansion plans, according to chairman Sajjan Jindal. India’s... 

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On-The-Air (25/08/2023)
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses Thungela’s tree planting, renewables, rail 

The CDS mine operated at an AISC of $3 031/oz in the first half of 2023.
AngloGold idles lossmaking Brazil mine, appoints new COO
25th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Bullion miner AngloGold Ashanti has placed the Córrego do Sítio (CDS) mine, in Brazil, on care-and-maintenance, following a sustained period of poor production and costs that are well above the... 

QPM completes Moranbah buy
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has completed the acquisition of the Moranbah gas project, transforming the company into the sixth largest domestic gas producer on the Australian... 

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Intergenerational report reveals changes to mining future
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The net zero transformation would see global demand for some of Australia’s exports decline, while creating new markets and opportunities for its industries, the government’s Intergenerational... 

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Pilbara posts record production and sales
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has closed a stellar financial year, reporting record production and sales, as well as a 326% increase in net profits, which was reported at A$2.4-billion. The... 

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