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Iron-ore climbs on China support measures; set for weekly fall
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Iron-ore futures rose on Friday, buoyed by reports of China's support measures for businesses and after Rio Tinto said it paused work at a mining site in the Pilbara region following an incident.... 

Gemfields’ rough emeralds and rubies continue to be in demand after the step-change in market pricing seen across last year
Gemfields expects lower 2023 financial performance
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gemstone producer Gemfields has demonstrated robust financial performance during the first half of 2023.  However, CEO Sean Gilbertson cautioned on Friday that the company is unlikely to replicate... 

MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining revenue nearly doubles
22nd September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE listed MC Mining has reported a significant decrease in its aftertax loss for the year ended June 30, thanks to a marketing agreement that has paved the way for lucrative opportunities in the... 

Amerigo’s MVC mine resumes normal operations
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Minera Valle Central (MVC), Amerigo Resources mine near Rancagua, in Chile, has resumed normal production after removing more than 2.2-million m2 of water from the Cauquenes historical tailings... 

Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon... 

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RCF sells Ausenco to US investment firms
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Private equity firm Resource Capital Funds (RCF) has announced plans to sell global engineering firm Ausenco to US investment firms Eldridge, Brightstar Capital Partners and Claure Group, in a deal... 

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Another Rio blast damages rock shelter
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Friday said it was working with traditional owners in the Pilbara after blasting operations at its Nammuldi iron-ore mine impacted an ancient rock shelter. “As part... 

Expansion project strengthens mining operation
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

A $1.8-billion expansion programme at platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Zimplats’ – the Zimbabwean PGMs mining business of South African PGMs major Impala Platinum (Implats) – Ngezi operation, in... 

Heidie Ziervogel, head: New Ways of Working (Centre of Excellence) at Nedbank
Heidie Ziervogel
22nd September 2023

This week we profile Heidie Ziervogel, head: New Ways of Working (Centre of Excellence) at Nedbank  

MTN ramps up support for SMEs with launch of enhanced supplier development programme
22nd September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

MTN South Africa has enhanced its enterprise and supplier development (ESD) programme, committing to the investment of millions of rands for the support of local supply chains. On the back of... 

Five more Western Cape rail corridors targeted for recovery – PRASA
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) says it has, to date, recovered eight lines in the Western Cape following the complete collapse of service during the Covid-19-pandemic. Six of the... 

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Funding increases for small business energy solutions as investment case improves
22nd September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Different renewable energy, energy storage and/or generator solutions can partially address small businesses' energy related challenges, and funding to install such solutions in small businesses is... 

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Burnstone gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is more than 50% complete. 

Operations at the FWGR
Far West Gold Recoveries operation, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

There have been delays in the supply to of imported equipment to the project. 

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Marula Phase 2, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine's life is being extended until 2045. 

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Mimosa’s North Hill project, Zimbabwe – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The feasibility study has been completed. 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility. 

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Titanium beneficiation complex, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Nyanza Light Metals has more than 75%, or about 60 000 t, of its 80 000 t signed up 

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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mining programme is on schedule with the run-of-mine stockpile accumulated during the period ended June 30, 2023. 

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New railway to include Zambia minerals line
22nd September 2023

Inclusive of a stretch of railway extending into Zambia’s copper-producing district, the start of the transfer of the concession of railway services and support logistics of the Lobito Corridor to... 

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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 

Sierra’s Cusi silver mine goes on the block
Sierra’s Cusi silver mine goes on the block
21st September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian miner Sierra Metals has placed its Cusi silver mine, in Mexico, on care and maintenance and initiated a process to sell the mine. The Cusi mine is deemed a noncore asset for Sierra, which... 

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Mandilla scoping proves positive for Astral
21st September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Mandilla gold project, in Western Australia, has estimated that the project could produce some 845 000 oz of gold over an 11-year mine life. ASX-listed Astral Resources... 

The Longonjo mine in Angola
Africa must navigate more fragmented, multipolar geopolitics to secure opportunities
20th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Major political actors are increasingly looking at how they can entice African countries to align with various key geopolitical affairs, and African countries are trying to play all sides and have,... 

Gold Fields deploying ABB digital technologies to improve mining operations in Western Australia
20th September 2023

Global mining company Gold Fields has begun using a comprehensive digital platform from ABB to coordinate production scheduling and execution across its Granny Smith Mine in Western Australia. The... 

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Africa’s newest oil jackpot comes with a corruption curse
20th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

It’s touted by some as possibly the world’s biggest-ever deep-water oil find. The discovery off the shores of Namibia last year by TotalEnergies and Shell of an estimated 11-billion barrels of... 

GoldStone audit process to be concluded soon; Homase production plan under review
19th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed GoldStone Resources says an audit of its results for its financial year ended December 31, 2022, is ongoing, with the final results and Annual Report expected to be finalised and... 

Mozambique Host Country of CSR MOZ 2023, 6 - 7 December 2023, Maputo, Mozambique
19th September 2023

“CSR in Mozambique: Creating Value Through Sustainable Collaboration” AME Trade Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural event, CSR and Sustainability Summit Mozambique 2023 (CSR MOZ... 

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New Hope posts solid full year
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner New Hope Corporation has reported a solid financial year for the year ended July, with net profits after tax and underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation... 

Rio Tinto shoulders Simandou iron-ore bill as Chinese funds delayed – sources
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Rio Tinto has been solely funding preparatory work at the blocks it holds at Simandou, one of the world's largest untapped iron-ore deposits, as its Chinese partners are yet to make their funds... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African advancing to quarter million ounces of gold a year, analyst calculates
18th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The pathway established by Pan African Resources towards achieving gold production of a quarter million ounces a year in 2026 is based on two organic growth prospects in the immediate future,... 

Solidarity questions if potential Kloof 4 layoffs are necessary
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Trade union Solidarity is concerned about the fate of almost 3 000 Sibanye-Stillwater mineworkers whose jobs may be in jeopardy in the future, as the mining company considers the future of its... 

Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
Investors glimpse opportunity in Europe's unloved mining shares
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Investors are finally seeing potential in European mining shares, as China's step-by-step economic stimulus is steadily laying the foundations for a recovery of the unloved sector. The STOXX... 

Whitehaven confirms talks for BMA assets
Whitehaven confirms talks for BMA assets
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Whitehaven Coal has confirmed it was ‘participating in the sale process’ initiated by the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) over the Duania and Blackwater metallurgical coal mines in... 

BHP's economic contribution reaches A$60bn in Aus
BHP's economic contribution reaches A$60bn in Aus
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP contributed A$60-billion in economic value to the Australian economy in the 2023 financial year, of which A$18-billion was spent in taxes, royalties and other payments to the... 

Codelco chairman calls claims of insolvency risk 'nonsense'
15th September 2023 By: Reuters

The chairman of Chilean state-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, told lawmakers on Wednesday that the company was "financially solid," rejecting an industry body report that had... 

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Petra confident of medium-, long-term lift in market
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In a diamond market that is softer than anticipated, London-listed Petra Diamonds is moving ahead with confidence despite a downturn in its financial performance for the year ended June 30, 2023.... 

Drill core from the Manono project
Manono lithium/tin project, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Tantalex Lithium Resources Corporation has received and executed a term sheet from diversified miner Glencore International for a marketing offtake agreement involving lithium produced from the... 

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Egoli project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pan African Resources has reported that the dewatering of 3 Decline infrastructure to 19 Level at Egoli will be achieved in the fourth quarter of 2023. 

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North American Lithium carbonate plant, Canada
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

North American Lithium is set to become the only lithium operation with a concentrator and carbonate plant on the same site in North America. 

Drill core from the Pebble project
Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum/silver/rhenium project, US – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A new preliminary economic assessment published in September 2023 has provided new cost and price estimates. 

The Khusela Dry Sanitation Toilet aims to eliminate pit latrines in South Africa by 2030
Company forges path to safer sanitation
15th September 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Concerted efforts are under way in South Africa to address the use of pit latrines, which remains a pressing human rights concern, especially in schools and areas with inadequate infrastructure.... 

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Debt derailment?
15th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

As with so much else in South Africa currently, the indication given by new Transnet chairperson Andile Sangqu that the State-owned freight logistics group may require an equity injection is... 

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