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35% of mining CEOs feel exposed to climate-related risks
7th June 2023 By: Darren Parker

More than one-third – about 4 000 or 35% – of mining CEOs polled by PwC for its latest global mining report consider their company to be highly or extremely exposed to climate-related risks within... 

Roland Innes
Sociometric data can disrupt the traditional value chain and revolutionise the mining industry
5th June 2023

By Roland Innes, Group CEO at DYNA Training The mining industry is rapidly evolving as mines embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) with increasingly sophisticated equipment and automation.... 

nuGen Truck proof-of-concept hybrid hydrogen and battery powered mine haul truck
Battery systems to power diesel-free mining haul trucks
2nd June 2023

Carbon reduction company First Mode purchased 80 Bordline energy storage system (ESS), 2.6 MWh lithium-ion battery systems from electrification and automation corporation ABB in May, to help power... 

China recovery bigger worry than EU carbon tax, Hindalco MD says
China recovery bigger worry than EU carbon tax, Hindalco MD says
26th May 2023 By: Bloomberg

The uncertainty over China’s economic recovery is proving to be a headwind for metal producers in the short-term even as the longer range demand outlook remains robust due to electrification and... 

Mining firms' cash-raising lifts Toronto exchange deals slow
Mining firms' cash-raising lifts Toronto exchange deals slow
24th May 2023 By: Reuters

The one bright spot in Canadian equity capital markets this year has been mining and metals companies. But whether that’s a glass half full or half empty for this sector is up for debate. Firms in... 

Candente closes placement with Whittle and Fortescue
19th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto-listed Candente Copper, which will change its name to Alta Copper on Friday, has closed a nonbrokered private placement with Whittle Equity and Nascent Exploration, a wholly owned... 

Automotive market continues to drive platinum demand – WPIC
12th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The automotive market will remain the biggest demand segment for platinum for the foreseeable future, comprising between 31% and 46% of total demand, as it has for the last five years, reports the... 

SFA (Oxford) CEO Henk de Hoop.
Will it be 100% battery electric vehicles by 2035, SFA (Oxford) event asks
11th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Will it be 100% battery electric vehicle (BEV) dominance by 2035? That was the question posed in the title of the SFA (Oxford)'s Battery Metals Lectures on May 11, when slides projected a 45% BEV... 

BHP and Codelco strike collaboration deal
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has struck a collaboration agreement with Chilean copper major Codelco to exchange information in areas of mutual interest, such as the electrification of mining activities,... 

The Pumpkin Hollow operation in Nevada
Nevada Copper unveils $115m package to ramp up Pumpkin Hollow
10th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Base metals developer Nevada Copper has announced a significant financing package to ramp up its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine, where mining activities were suspended last year owing to liquidity... 

Osisko signs two key agreements for Cariboo
8th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-V-listed Osisko Development has signed two landmark permitting agreements – the Process Charter and the Joint Information Request Table (IRT) – for the Cariboo project, in central... 

McEwen Mining's Los Azules project
Red metal rising: Argentina sets lofty sights on global copper top 10
8th May 2023 By: Reuters

Argentina, known better for its Malbec than its mining, has its sights set on becoming a top ten copper producer by 2030, with an investor friendly stance luring global players like Glencore and... 

Eastern Resources takes 70% stake in lithium project
8th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Lithium Australia has struck a deal with fellow listed Eastern Resources to divest of a 70% interest in the Lepidolite Hill lithium project, in Western Australia. Under the agreement,... 

Diverse approach needed to solve energy crisis
5th May 2023 By: Bonginkosi Tiwane

As a vast continent, with 54 countries and more than 1 000 languages, Africa’s approach to electrification and industrialisation should be both intricate and collaborative, says Frost & Sullivan... 

An emerald and metallic green electric truck manufactured by Volvo has been delivered to Morocco as a continent first
New electric trucks destined for S Africa
5th May 2023 By: Halima Frost

On the back of delivering the first ever heavy electric truck to the African continent last month, global manufacturer Volvo says it will deliver its first FM electric truck tractor to a client in... 

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Barrick not interested in bidding for Teck's copper assets
3rd May 2023 By: Reuters

Barrick Gold is not interested in bidding for the copper assets of Teck Resources as there are few synergies between the companies, CEO Mark Bristow said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday.... 

Maclean Bev Fleet solution selected by Torex for Media Luna Project
3rd May 2023

MacLean EV SeriesTM production support mining equipment has been chosen by Torex Gold Resources Inc. for their Media Luna Project at the gold producer’s Morelos Complex in Mexico. The fleet of... 

Thew New Afton mine
Canadian mining firms recognised for excellence in sustainable mining
3rd May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards to New Gold’s New Afton mine and Rio Tinto’s Diavik mine. New Gold and Rio Tinto's... 

Aterian upbeat despite losses in 2022
2nd May 2023 By: Darren Parker

Despite LSE-listed Aterian making a loss of about £4.38-million in 2022 – a significantly larger sum than the loss made in 2021 of about £1.35-million – the company reiterated its firm belief in... 

Nigel Townshend.
Shaft-sinking boom-time stalwart Nigel Townshend returns as chair of mining services company
26th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mining luminary of South Africa’s shaft-sinking boom period at the beginning of the millennium Nigel Townshend is back in action as the newly appointed nonexecutive chairperson of United Mining... 

Orion MD and CEO Errol Smart
Orion reaches R2.5bn funding milestone
26th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Key elements of junior metals explorer and mining aspirant Orion Minerals’ overarching strategic funding package have culminated in the securing of total funding of almost R2.5-billion – more than... 

Jan Nelson, Shirley Hayes and Sam Mokorosi.
Small end of JSE receives big boost with listing of ambitious Copper 360
21st April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The small end of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) received a big boost on Friday with the listing of Copper 360, which has an ambition to be Africa’s next big copper play. The alluring deep... 

Two autonomous drill rigs owned by Epiroc on the surface of a mine
Manufacturer accelerates autonomous drills transformation
21st April 2023

Mining and infrastructure equipment manufacturer Epiroc says it is continuously accelerating the transformation of the mining industry toward lower emissions, improved safety, and higher... 

MMEC 2023 plays host to regional, global stakeholders
20th April 2023

The stage is set for The 9th Mozambique Mining & Energy Conference and Exhibition, #MMEC is scheduled to take place at the Joachim Chissano Conference Centre in Maputo from April 26th to April... 

CCUS and gas has big role in net zero - study
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

While new analysis has highlighted the need for natural gas and large carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in Australia’s race to net zero, there would be very little space for nuclear... 

Rising demand for batteries offers significant growth potential for Africa
19th April 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Demand for batteries in Africa over the next decade is largely expected to both grow significantly and be supported by the continent’s vast renewable energy potential, which includes abundant solar... 

Chile Minister sees copper 'production slump' reversing
14th April 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's copper production should pick up in the coming years after a recent slump, mining minister Marcela Hernando told Reuters, adding that dialogue with mining firms over planned tax and royalty... 

Growth fears knock copper prices despite falling inventories
12th April 2023 By: Reuters

Copper prices fell on Wednesday as investors worried about the strength of economic growth and metals demand and braced for US inflation data that could impact interest rates. However, losses were... 

Additional 8.56bn m3 of wastewater must be retreated each year to meet SDGs by 2030, says ABB
7th April 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

New research has revealed that global wastewater treatment capacity needs to increase by 8.56-billion cubic metres every year to meet the 2030 ambitions outlined in the Sustainable Development... 

Harris takes the helm at Sandfire
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Brendan Harris has taken the helm at copper miner Sandfire Resources, starting his tenure as CEO and MD. Harris was appointed as head of Sandfire in November last year, following the shock exit... 

Commercial production starts at NAL
Commercial production starts at NAL
31st March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Joint venture partners Sayona Mining and Piedmont Lithium have announced the restart of commercial spodumene concentrate production at the North American Lithium (NAL) project, in Quebec. NAL... 

Centamin’s 2030 decarbonisation roadmap focuses largely on Egypt project
30th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Centamin has published an interim decarbonisation roadmap to 2030, which targets a 30% reduction in its operational Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, excluding several... 

The Gedabek mine in Azerbaijan
Anglo Asian plans four new mines in Azerbaijan over next five years
30th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Azerbaijan-focused Anglo Asian on Thursday unveiled a strategic plan to transform into a mid-tier gold and copper producer, setting out plans to double its production over the next five years. The... 

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Mining necessary for green future - Minister
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the significant role that the resources sector would play in global decarbonisation efforts, in a statement to Parliament. “In order to... 

BHP partners with Chinese majors on copper chains
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP will partner with two of China’s leading copper producers, China Copper and Daye Nonferrous, on the development of a more sustainable and responsible copper value chain. The... 

MacLean EV Series showcase at Underground Operators Conference 2023
24th March 2023

Battery electric SS5 Shotcrete Sprayer to be featured at MacLean booth – part of company’s product development pipeline in support of electrified, automated, and digitalized mining in Australia and... 

Mining BEVs set to launch
17th March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Underground mining mobile equipment specialist MacLean Engineering is expanding its battery electric vehicle portfolio this year with the launch of three new mining vehicles that further address... 

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Scada systems vital in sector
17th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Supervisory control and data acquisition (Scada) systems afford customers the flexibility to monitor, control and overall manage specific processes in water plants. The current water crisis in... 

Japan, Canada in talks over collaboration in battery metals supply chain
14th March 2023 By: Reuters

Japan and Canada are discussing collaboration on building strong supply chains for battery metals, Japan's industry minister, Yasutoshi Nishimura, said on Tuesday. A public-private mission led by... 

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Underground production starts at Oyu Tolgoi
13th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Underground production has started at the Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in the Gobi Desert. “We are starting underground production 1.3 km beneath the remote Gobi desert from an ore body that will be... 

Hitachi Construction Machinery and First Quantum Minerals announce zero emission partnership with signing of Letter of Intent
10th March 2023

Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. and First Quantum Minerals Ltd today announce that they have entered into a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to advance the development of sustainable mining... 

Climate Council calls for green steel incentives
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Climate Council has called on the federal government to deliver strong policy and incentives to drive the transformation of industry, noting that the production of green metals in the... 

BC exploration spending hits ten-year record
8th March 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration spending in British Columbia reached C$740-million, surpassing the previous ten-year high of C$681-million seen in 2012, with copper being the driving force behind the record-setting... 

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