R/€ = 18.1729 Change: 0.0247
R/$ = 17.3259 Change: -0.0091
Au 1773.59 $/oz Change: 2.49
Pt 983.50 $/oz Change: -7.50


Test work on Blencowe’s Orom-Cross graphite project exceeds expectations

By: Darren Parker     6th December 2022 Additional metallurgical test work on London-listed Blencowe Resources’ Orom-Cross graphite project, in Northern Uganda, has been completed by technical specialist firm IMO based in Perth, Australia. Blencowe said on December 6 that the objectives of the test work have been met or exceeded in... 

Tharisa delivers its strongest financial results yet

By: Darren Parker     5th December 2022 Despite the macroeconomic challenges that have impacted global supply chains, inflation, and the mining sector, platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome mining company Tharisa’s operational performance and sales, into what it views as a continued strong commodity price environment, has resulted in... 

Sigma Lithium plans big expansion for Brazil project

By: Mariaan Webb     5th December 2022 The Grota do Cirilo project, which will reach production in the near term, has the potential to be one of the biggest integrated lithium producers globally, co-CEO and co-chairperson Calvyn Gardner said on Monday, announcing the results of an expansion study. The study contemplates tripling... 

San José mine, Argentina

By: Sheila Barradas     2nd December 2022 A silver/gold project in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. 

Bill Gates-Led fund backs pulsed-power technology to clean up mining

By: Bloomberg     22nd November 2022 A climate fund founded by Bill Gates is investing in technology that uses surges of electricity to shatter rocks and mineral ores in a bid to reduce energy use and carbon emissions at mines. A European fund tied to Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures invested €12-million ($12.3-million) in the... 

Pilbara growth project gets govt backing

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th November 2022 The federal government will commit up to A$250-million in loans to support lithium producer Pilbara Mineral’s Pilgangoora operations, in Western Australia. The support consists of a A$125-million loan each from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) and Export Finance Australia... 

Centerra to meet revised guidance, provides Öksüt update

By: Mariaan Webb     8th November 2022 Canada-based miner Centerra Gold remains on track to achieve its revised 2022 guidance, which was lowered in August after the suspension of certain operations at its Öksüt mine, in Türkiye. The company is targeting between 245 000 oz and 265 000 oz  of gold this year, compared with the initial... 

First-phase commissioning of Namibia tin expansion project complete 

By: Martin Creamer     7th November 2022 The commissioning of the first phase of the tin expansion project at the Uis mine in Namibia is complete, AfriTin Mining said on Monday. Appealingly, lithium and tantalum will also be extracted from the processing streams. 

Northern Cape’s Tshipi manganese mine ‘up there with best of them’, says new Jupiter CEO  

By: Martin Creamer     2nd November 2022 The Northern Cape’s Tshipi Borwa manganese mine is “up there with the best of them”, says new Jupiter Mines CEO Brad Rogers, who has seen his fair share of mines around world as the former head of a company with more than 50 mining and industrial sites in Australia and Indonesia. Rogers has been... 

Chatree restart set for early 2023

By: Esmarie Iannucci     31st October 2022 Kingsgate Consolidated is expected to start commissioning and ramp-up of gold production at its Chatree operation, in Thailand in early 2023. In its quarterly report for the three months to September, the company said that refurbishment activities at Chatree remains on budget, and refurbishment... 

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