R/€ = 16.70 Change: 0.00
R/$ = 13.77 Change: 0.01
Au 1858.80 $/oz Change: 0.24
Pt 1154.82 $/oz Change: 8.32


Yamana aims for 200 000 oz/y at Wasamac, construction decision expected soon

By: Mariaan Webb     14th June 2021 Canadian bullion miner Yamana Gold would soon make a formal construction decision for the Wasamac project, the TSX-listed company said on Monday, while also announcing the acquisition of gold properties adjoining the project. Yamana, which acquired the Wasamac property, in Quebec, from Monarch... 

Waterton seeks up to $1bn for Quebec nickel mine

By: Bloomberg     11th June 2021 Waterton Global Resource Management has hired advisers to sell its Dumont nickel project in Quebec, seeking to capitalize on demand for the resource as automakers make plans to build more electric vehicles, according to people familiar with the matter. The project, which is located about 300... 

Aeris completes A$50m capital raise

By: Esmarie Iannucci     11th June 2021 Copper/gold producer Aeris Resources has completed a A$50.4-million capital raise to accelerate exploration at the Tritton copper project and the Cracow gold mine, in New South Wales and Queensland respectively. Some 287.9-million new shares will now be issued at a price of 17.5c each in an... 

Epiroc bolsters its digital portfolio through the acquisition of MineRP

By: Simone Liedtke     8th June 2021 Mining company Epiroc has acquired software company MineRP, which specialises in increasing productivity for mines through integrated planning, execution and analytics. “The acquisition is a perfect fit [owing] to the synergies between the two companies,” says Epiroc integration manager Kumeshan... 

DRC Mining Week Online to welcome Mining Minister Kalambayi and UK Trade Envoy Lord Popat

7th June 2021 The upcoming DRC Mining Week Online’s opening session on 14 June will feature a keynote address by the country’s mining minister, H.E. Antoinette N’Samba Kalambayi.   The event organisers have also received confirmation from the Office of the Presidency of the DRC that Mr André Wameso, Deputy... 

Project house DRA applies for secondary inward JSE listing 

By: Martin Creamer     29th May 2021 The 37-year-old South Africa-rooted project house DRA Global has applied for a secondary inward listing on the JSE under the main board’s construction and materials, engineering and contracting services sector. The diversified engineering, project and operations management group – now... 

Tharisa's earnings rise on booming PGM prices

By: Donna Slater     27th May 2021 Platinum groups metals (PGMs) and chrome miner Tharisa’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation increased by 243.1% year-on-year to $124.2-million for the six months ended March 31. Its revenue increased by 61.2% year-on-year to $313.6-million, while its operating profit... 

UBS forecasts $1 600/oz gold price by year-end

By: Donna Slater     21st May 2021 Financial services firm UBS reports that the value of gold is currently being linked to US inflation and lower government bonds, while silver’s price gains will not be sustained in the longer term.  Platinum, meanwhile, was undersupplied in the first quarter and palladium prices will peak this... 

Pan African lifts full-year guidance on heels of robust operational performance 

By: Donna Slater     21st May 2021 Aim- and JSE-listed midtier gold producer Pan African Resources has raised its production guidance for the financial year to end on June 30, by 5 000 oz to 195 000 oz. It plans to maintain a similar production level for the 2022 financial year, based on current planning.  

Exxaro says decarbonisation journey is imperative for growth

By: Marleny Arnoldi     21st May 2021 Although it is predominantly a coal producer, diversified miner Exxaro Resources says it supports the work of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission to reduce the country’s emissions in the context of overcoming poverty and inequality. “Climate change is one of the most... 

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