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Panoramic CEO and CFO roles made redundant
23rd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The administrators of Panoramic Resources this week announced that the role of CEO had been made redundant. This followed the cessation of operations at the Savannah nickel project last month,... 


Mining consultancy SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl
Continued exploration, mine development in 2024
23rd February 2024

With Africa’s substantial and varied mineral endowment being undisputed, the year ahead will likely see ongoing progress in exploration and mine development, in both traditional metals and the... 


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Tiris uranium project, Mauritania – update
23rd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Tiris is the first major calcrete uranium discovery in the region. 


Glencore's head office
Glencore pleased with its performance against the backdrop of lower commodity, energy prices
21st February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Global mining company Glencore has recommended a $0.13 a share, or $1.6-billion, base cash distribution to shareholders for the 2023 financial year, comprising $1-billion from marketing cash flows... 


US moves to restore stockpiling ‘panic button’ in EV metals fight with China
US moves to restore stockpiling ‘panic button’ in EV metals fight with China
20th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Insiders liken it to a “panic button.” And for more than 80 years, the primary job of the National Defense Stockpile has been to keep the US military supplied with essential raw materials and... 


Mounds of rare earths
Ngualla rare earth project, Tanzania – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A final investment decision is targeted by June 2024. 


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2024 could be ‘turning point’ for infrastructure sector
16th February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid an evolving political landscape and the imminent challenges of an upcoming national election, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) underscores the critical need to expedite infrastructure... 


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Good governance key to addressing water infrastructure challenges
16th February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Transparency, accountability and good governance practices are critical to address the current water infrastructure crisis in South Africa, emphasises Talbot, a sustainable water solutions company.... 


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SRK Consulting makes director, partner appointments in South African operations
14th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Global consultancy SRK Consulting has appointed partner and principal geologist (geotechnical) Robert Armstrong as a director in its South African consulting practice. Armstrong has been with the... 


SPECIFIC PURPOSE
Each crane is equipped with a hoist for specific maintenance purposes
Platreef mine receives specialised lifting solutions
9th February 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The application of precise, reliable and safe lifting machinery is imperative for various operational facets in mining, including maintenance and production processes, says lifting equipment... 


Mineware Consulting
Mineware Consulting
9th February 2024

Mineware Consulting is a bespoke software development company based in South Africa, specialising in creating reporting and management software for modern mining operations, both within Africa and... 


Location map of the Etango uranium project
Etango-8 uranium project, Namibia – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Bannerman Energy is hoping to make a final investment decision in the first half of 2025. 


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Patterson Lake South (PLS) uranium project, Canada – update
9th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Fission Uranium announced a C$75-million bought-deal financing on February 5 to fund work at the project. 


Steenkampskraal mine CEO Graham Soden and BMS owner and CEO Enock Mathebula
Bora buys into Steenkampskraal as strategic partner
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining services company Bora Mining Services (BMS) has acquired a share in the Steenkampskraal monazite mine, in the Western Cape, for an undisclosed sum as a strategic partner.  The partnership... 


Bolivia to ink $350m deal in Chinese financing for first zinc refinery
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Bolivia's government will sign a deal with China on Tuesday for $350-million in financing to build the South American country's first zinc refining plant, Bolivia's Mining Ministry said. The... 


SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
SRK Consulting brings power of innovation to Mining Indaba
6th February 2024

Celebrating 50 years of serving the mining industry worldwide, SRK Consulting continues to be a partner to its clients in working to derisk mining investments. As an independent consultancy with... 


Boston Consulting Group partner Rudi van Blerk
Energy shortage presents mining industry with opportunities, pivotal choices
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The energy challenges facing mining companies in South Africa have given rise to significant opportunities, strategic management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group partner Rudi van Blerk says.... 


Earthlab poised for further global growth
Earthlab poised for further global growth
5th February 2024

South African geological consulting company Earthlab is poised to further expand its global footprint through the commercial and technical experience it has accumulated across 23 countries since it... 


OIM launches new payoff line at Mining Indaba
OIM launches new payoff line at Mining Indaba
5th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Operational improvement management specialist OIM Consulting has launched a new payoff line at the 2024 Investing in African Mining Indaba – ‘Refining Lives. Releasing Value.’ – which captures the... 


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Baptiste nickel project, Canada – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

FPX Nickel has closed the private placement financing for the project with new cornerstone investor Sumitomo Metal Mining.  


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Donlin gold project, US – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Novagold Resources and Barrick Gold have yet to reach consensus on the path forward for the project. 


Manganese ore from the K. Hill project
K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals has secured $10-million in funding from private equity fund ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund. 


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Youanmi gold project, Australia – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rox Resources has confirmed Youanmi as one of the highest-grade, emerging gold projects in Australia.  


Sylvania reports 10% drop in production owing to December shutdown
31st January 2024 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGM) producer and developer Sylvania reported a 10% drop in production for the quarter ended December 31 – the second quarter of its 2024 financial year. The Sylvania Dump... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
31st January 2024

This week: Vanadium junior has expansive plans for long-life operation, mulling JSE listing; New public-private rail corridor agreement already boding well and, SRK celebrating 50 years of... 


OIM Consulting expands footprint into Australia
29th January 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Advisory firm OIM Consulting is branching out to Australia to take advantage of opportunities in its $28-billion mining industry. The company is adapting its proven methodologies to meet the unique... 


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WiMSA exhibits as strategic Indaba partner
26th January 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Nonprofit women in mining lobby organisation Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA) will exhibit as a strategic partner with Women in Mining UK at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba – to... 


SRK Consulting MD Andrew van Zyl (right) interviewed by Mining Weekly’s Martin Creamer.
SRK celebrating 50 years of consulting to natural resource sector
26th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The 50 years of experience that SRK Consulting has accumulated since coming into existence in 1974 has placed it in an excellent position to outline how mining’s approach to environmental... 


Women-centric procurement processes
26th January 2024

The impact of procurement in facilitating and promoting the growth of female participation in the mining industry is often overlooked, says consulting and project management organisation Tshepa... 


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As Cape Town gathering marks 30 years, miners eye new prospects amid disruption
26th January 2024 By: Nadine James

In keeping with its 2024 theme, ‘Embracing the power of positive disruption: A bold new future for African mining’, the Investing in African Mining Indaba is perhaps one of the best examples of... 


Condra supplies electric hoists, overhead cranes and chain blocks to Platreef mine
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Cranes manufacturer Condra Cranes has delivered electric hoists, two overhead cranes and a number of chain blocks to Canada-based Ivanhoe Mines’ South African subsidiary Ivanplat’s Platreef... 


Following several advances in 2023, LHWP Phase II moves into final construction phase
26th January 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) has made much progress on the Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) after a milestone year. During 2023, the project marked many... 


Tshepa Basadi
Tshepa Basadi
26th January 2024

Black women-owned project, engineering and procurement management business Tshepa Basadi, meaning “Trust Women” in Setswana, was founded by its female leadership team in 2017 in the Hotazel region... 


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Haib copper project, Namibia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Koryx Copper has filed an updated preliminary economic assessment technical report. 


Image of a drill bit from a drill rig at the Kola project
Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Summit Consortium has advised that the financing proposal for the total construction cost of the project will be provided for Kore within six weeks of the engineering, procurement and... 


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Madaouela uranium project, Niger – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

GoviEx has reported that the unexpected military coup in Niger has created some challenges. 


Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
Multi-dimensional tailings standard demands varied disciplines
23rd January 2024

Vis Reddy, Chairman of SRK Consulting (SA) and Regional Coordinator (Africa) for SRK Global John Stiff, Partner and Principal Engineering Geologist at SRK Consulting 


Denison Mines awards C$16m Phoenix contract
23rd January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX- and NYSE American-listed Denison Mines has awarded a C$16-million contract to consulting and engineering group Wood Canada for the completion of detailed design engineering for the in-situ... 


LUANSHYA WEST COPPER PROJECT
A crucial induced polarisation survey programme has proven critical in advancing exploration efforts
Exploration to drive targeted drilling in 2024
19th January 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

A crucial induced polarisation (IP) survey programme at mineral exploration and development company Koryx Copper’s Luanshya West project, in Zambia, has proven critical in the company’s commitment... 


Location map of the K. Hill manganese project
K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals has secured financing from South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation to advance the project. 


Aerial view of the Kayelekera operation
Kayelekera uranium restart project, Malawi – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lotus Resources is targeting a potential restart at the project in late 2025. 


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Kipushi zinc/copper/silver/ mine, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines has signed a new joint venture agreement with State-owned mining company Gécamines to restart the high-grade zinc/copper/silver mine. 


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Lake Maitland uranium/vanadium project, Australia – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Toro has initiated a refresh and update of the scoping study. 


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