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Canada Nickel arranges loan, says Crawford feasibility expected by year-end
30th September 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian developer Canada Nickel has arranged a $10-million loan with precious metals merchant Auramet, which will be used for post-feasibility study work, including permitting and detailed... 


New production targets for Sandfire as Simich steps down
30th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has lifted its production guidance for 2023, announced the departure of its MD and CEO, Karl Simich, and completed a key financing milestone for its Motheo... 


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Women-owned company aims to revive SA’s phosphate industry after securing mining right
23rd September 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

Adelaide Ruiters Mining & Exploration (ARME) has secured a mining right for its Zandheuvel phosphate mine, in Saldanha Bay, and CEO and founder Adelaide Ruiters hopes to revive competences in South... 


Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
Matawinie – Phase 2 graphite project and Bécanour – Phase 2 battery material plant, Canada
23rd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The project involves the development of a turnkey natural graphite operation, including a mine and adjacent concentrator.  


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ICMM roadmap aims to assist in drastically reducing tailings waste
22nd September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Member organisation the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has published a Tailings Reduction Roadmap, which outlines approaches and solutions that it posits are capable of... 


Caravel lowers costs for WA copper project
20th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An updated prefeasibility study (PFS) into the Caravel copper project, in Western Australia, has reduced capital cost estimates, the operating costs, and the water and energy demands from the July... 


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Efemçukuru mine, Türkiye
16th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Izmir province in western Türkiye. 


KSM gold/copper/silver project, Canada
KSM gold/copper/silver project, Canada
16th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated prefeasibility study has shown a considerably more sustainable and profitable mining operation than its 2016 predecessor.  


Test work on Tantalex dump material reveals 6% lithium oxide in spodumene
13th September 2022 By: Donna Slater

CSE-listed exploration and development stage miner Tantalex Lithium Resources reports that heavy liquid separation (HLS) metallurgical test work on a 331 kg composite bulk sample from the K-dump at... 


Kalium Lakes restarts Beyondie plant
13th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The sulphate of potash (SOP) purification plant at the Beyondie mine, in Western Australia, has been restarted. ASX-listed Kalium Lakes in August performed a planned shut-down at the plant for... 


Cummins Range scoping proves positive
12th September 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study for the Cummins Range rare earths project, in Western Australia, has demonstrated a viable project, with ASX-listed RareX now starting a prefeasibility study in the third quarter of... 


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Industry faces skills shortage
9th September 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

There is a significant need to upskill equipment operators in the metallurgy sector, as they often do not receive formal training, says specialist mining training provider Prisma Training Solutions... 


Songwe Hills rare earths project, Malawi
Songwe Hills rare earths project, Malawi
9th September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Songwe Hill is one of the very few rare earths projects worldwide to have reached the definitive feasibility study stage. 


SDO achieves full-year production targets
8th September 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Sylvania’s Dump Operations (SDO) achieved a solid production performance of 67 053 ounces of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold (4E) platinum group metals (PGM) for the financial year... 


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FLSmidth focusing on ‘MissionZero’ at Electra Mining
7th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

Global leader in the supply of equipment and solutions to the minerals processing industry FLSmidth will be using this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition to demonstrate the progress it is... 


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Roytec credits diversification for business growth, sustainability
6th September 2022 By: Simone Liedtke

International equipment supplier Roytec Global has seen an increase in tendering activity, with a significant increase in its global pipeline, largely owing to its diversification in terms of... 


Kudz Ze Kayah silver/zinc project – ABM mine, Canada
Kudz Ze Kayah silver/zinc project – ABM mine, Canada
2nd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The ABM mine at the Kudz Ze Kayah project, in the northern Pelly mountains of Yukon, has received environmental approval and can now obtain licences and permits for construction and operation.  


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
2nd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works have started at the Goulamina lithium project. 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
2nd September 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has been granted a mining right for the Flat Mines area of its Okiep project. 


Kropz Elandsfontein
Kropz draws down second tranche of bridge loan to keep Elandsfontein going
1st September 2022 By: Darren Parker

Emerging African phosphate producer and developer Kropz has announced the second drawdown of R47-million on its R121.5-million bridge loan facility to meet immediate cash requirements resulting... 


i-80 makes high-grade silver-rich discovery at Ruby Hill
31st August 2022 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed i-80 Gold has discovered high-grade, silver-rich polymetallic carbonate replacement (CRD) mineralisation in drilling at the Hilltop target at Ruby Hill in Nevada, which the company... 


Show brings new business to fast-growing pump specialist
Show brings new business to fast-growing pump specialist
26th August 2022

Fast-growing pump dewatering and dredging specialist IPR (previously Integrated Pump Rental) has ambitious plans for Electra Mining Africa, reflecting the importance the company – which derives... 


LOCALLY MADE While FLSmidth is a global group, much of the equipment that will be featured on its Electra Mining stand is produced in South Africa, either in whole or in part, at its Delmas SuperCenter.
MissionZero: Helping mines achieve zero emissions
19th August 2022

Minerals processing equipment and solutions provider FLSmidth is making progress in realising its MissionZero strategy, an ambitious programme which aims to help mines and process plants to achieve... 


Significant savings earmarked at Brucejack - Newcrest
Significant savings earmarked at Brucejack - Newcrest
19th August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX- and TSX-listed Newcrest Mining on Friday unveiled a range of cost saving initiatives at its recently acquired Brucejack mine, in British Colombia, some 140-km from its Red Chris operation.... 


Results show potential for beneficiation
19th August 2022 By: Cameron Mackay

Mineral exploration company Mount Burgess Mining MD Nigel Forrester says ongoing metallurgical and mineralogical testwork, conducted at the company’s Kihabe–Nxuu... 


Drill rig at the Kola potash project
Kola potash project, Congo-Brazzaville
19th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A 2022 optimisation study has decreased the cost of the project by $520-million. 


Elandsfontein processing plant
Elandsfontein phosphate project, South Africa – update
19th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Kropz has reported a delay in the ramp-up of operations at the Elandsfontein phosphate mine. 


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Kamoa-Kakula Mining Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
19th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines has reported that Kamoa Copper’s dedbottlenecking programme is progressing according to schedule. 


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West Musgrave base metals project, Australia – update
19th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The Western Australian government has granted copper miner OZ Minerals the final regulatory approval for its West Musgrave project. 


Goldplat achieves strong fourth-quarter operational performance
17th August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s two gold recovery operations, located in South Africa and Ghana, delivered another strong combined operating performance and achieved a combined operating profit for the... 


Ivanhoe swings to second-quarter profit
15th August 2022 By: Donna Slater

TSX-listed diversified miner Ivanhoe Mines recorded a profit of $5-million for the second quarter of the year, up from a loss of $108.6-million for the same period of 2021. The profit in the period... 


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Rose lithium/tantalum project, Canada
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Elements Lithium Corporation is developing the Rose project to produce technical-grade spodumene concentrate for the glass and ceramics industry, and chemical-grade spodumene concentrate... 


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Gramalote gold project, Colombia – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

B2Gold and AngloGold Ashanti have determined that the project does not currently meet their investment thresholds for development at this time. 


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Rosh Pinah expansion, Namibia – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Trevali has received credit approval from Standard Bank for $110-million to fund the expansion. 


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Zulu lithium/tantalum project pilot plant, Zimbabwe – update
12th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Fabrication, site design and construction are under way. 


Angolan sovereign wealth fund invests further $10m in Pensana
5th August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Pensana says Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), the Angolan Sovereign Wealth Fund, will make a further $10-million equity investment in the company in return for 12.3-million ordinary... 


Aerial image of the Stratoni mine
Stratoni mine, Greece
5th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A silver/lead/zinc mine in Halkidiki peninsula, Greece. 


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West Musgrave base metals project, Australia – update
5th August 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

The mining lease for the project has been granted. 


Premier receives $18.1m in funding for Zulu pilot processing plant
3rd August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has concluded the definitive transaction documents in respect of the marketing and prepayment agreement with Suzhou TA&A, and is in receipt of about... 


Furnace refurb key to Nickel West success
3rd August 2022 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major BHP said on Wednesday that a furnace rebuild at its Kalgoorlie nickel smelter would be fundamental to the future of the Nickel West operations. Speaking at the Diggers and Dealers... 


Pensana project director for Saltend Hamish Westwater
Pensana appoints heavyweight project delivery team to realise rare earth projects
2nd August 2022 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Pensana has appointed an eight-person project delivery team, dedicated to the execution and commissioning of its Longonjo rare earths mine, in Angola, and its Saltend refinery, in the... 


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Gibraltar mine, Canada
29th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/molybdenum mine in south-central British Columbia, Canada. 


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Abra base metals project, Australia – update
29th July 2022 By: Sheila Barradas

Base metals developer Galena Mining has raised A$17-million in a share placement that will be used to provide Abra Mining with a temporary unsecured reserve facility. 


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