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Demand aggregation, pricing clarity, standardisation needed to drive hydrogen infrastructure investment
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Infrastructure is needed to enable the global energy transition to meet climate goals by 2050, but commercial banks and senior debt funders are deterred from investing in hydrogen infrastructure... 

Electromechanical actuators gain traction
21st July 2023

Despite electromechanical actuators being highly suitable for applications within the materials handling sector, hydraulic sales to the sector are still rapidly growing, according to market... 

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Battery-driven portable screw compressor unveiled
14th July 2023

Solutions provider Atlas Copco unveiled its new battery driven portable screw air compressor, the B-Air 185-12, at Atlas Copco’s ‘Journey to a Sustainable Future’ event in Antwerp, Belgium, in May... 

BMW to invest R4.2bn to produce new X3, including plug-in hybrid, in South Africa
14th July 2023 By: Irma Venter

BMW will invest R4.2-billion over the next five years in its Rosslyn plant in South Africa to build the new-generation X3 sports-activity vehicle, including a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle... 

US President Joe Biden
Biden's electric car sales plan to strain critical mineral supplies - automakers
11th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Stellantis and Toyota Motor blasted a Biden administration plan to squelch auto pollution, saying it would compel aggressive and unrealistic sales of electric vehicles that strain critical mineral... 

NioCorp announces offtake term sheet with Stellantis
7th July 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered NioCorp Developments has signed an offtake term sheet with automotive group Stellantis, outlining the framework for a ten-year contract to supply neodymium-praseodymium oxide,... 

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Hudbay CEO says company open to acquisition offers at right price
7th July 2023 By: Reuters

Hudbay Minerals will entertain acquisition offers provided price is right, otherwise companies are "wasting" their time, CEO Peter Kukielski told Reuters in an interview in Toronto. TSX-listed... 

Pure-play nickel company makes NYSE debut
Pure-play nickel company makes NYSE debut
7th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Nickel exploration, development and technology company Lifezone Metals marked its entry into the NYSE on Thursday, after successfully completing a business combination with special purpose... 

Kirsten Hund, Head of Carbon Neutrality, De Beers Group.
Venetia mine rapidly becoming a flagship in advancing De Beers’ climate ambition
30th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Combating climate change is a process. We are all in it together. We need to work together, and we need to be strategic about how we do it, how we report it, and how we talk about it. 

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... 

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TotalEnergies and Petronas work on solar project to power Roma
28th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major TotalEnergies this week signed a strategic collaboration deal with the Petronas’ clean energy solutions company Gentari Renewables to develop renewable energy projects in the Asia... 

Lithium producers warn global supplies may not meet electric vehicle demand
Lithium producers warn global supplies may not meet electric vehicle demand
23rd June 2023 By: Reuters

Lithium producers are growing anxious that delays in mine permitting, staffing shortages and inflation may hinder their ability to supply enough of the battery metal to meet the world's aggressive... 

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Electric future planned for Escondida
21st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP is working towards the full electrification of its Escondida and Spence copper operations, in Chile. BHP’s Minerals America VP for planning & technical, Alejandro Tapia said that... 

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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... 

Barrick CEO Mark Bristow
Copper is as strategic as gold is precious, says Barrick’s Bristow
19th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

For a company with “gold” in its name, Barrick Gold Corp. has become noticeably fixated on copper. The world’s second-largest bullion producer recently approached First Quantum Minerals to discuss... 

IonicRE progresses resource expansion drilling at Makuutu project
15th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX-listed Ionic Rare Earths (IonicRE) says the Phase 5 drill programme on its 60%-owned Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda, is advancing according to plan. The company says, in a release,... 

Vulcan on track for Sept targets at Zero Carbon
15th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX and FSE-listed Vulcan Energy Resources is on track for the September commissioning of its lithium extraction optimisation plant (LEOP) at its Zero Carbon lithium project, in Germany. The... 

Wits University DigiMine Laboratory head Ahsan Mahboob
Wits University’s DigiMine aiming to serve as green data powerhouse for mining industry
14th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Most mining countries have already databased their green energy minerals and critical minerals and made them public so that investors and their global partners can evaluate national production... 

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IGO has electrification plans for Cosmos
14th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Critical minerals company IGO will undertake a study for the full underground electrification of its Cosmos nickel project, in Western Australia. The miner has awarded ASX-listed Perenti, in... 

LKAB expands Europe’s biggest rare earths deposit
LKAB expands Europe’s biggest rare earths deposit
12th June 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Europe’s biggest deposit of rare earth elements (REEs) – Per Geijer in Sweden – is now 25% bigger, miner LKAB reported on Monday, announcing an updated mineral resource estimate. Per Geijer, which... 

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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... 

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