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Woodside and Chevron facing labour issues
11th August 2023

Oil and gas producers Woodside and Chevron could be facing industrial action from Offshore Alliance members over failure to reach an agreement on benchmark pay and conditions, prohibitions against... 

Chevron invests in low carbon projects
11th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Chevron has announced investments in two lower carbon projects in Western Australia. In its first nature-based carbon offsets project in Australia, Chevron will provide funding... 

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Green steel price launch addresses decarbonisation, transparency
11th August 2023

Cross-commodity price reporting agency Fastmarkets has launched a new suite of sustainable ‘green steel’ prices. Green steel, also known as sustainable steel, refers to steel that is produced using... 

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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 

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Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
11th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe Mines is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 

ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
ENERGYValves leaves the EMVAfrica fold and finds a new home
11th August 2023

EMVAfrica stands as a prominent and trail-blazing entity in Southern Africa, proudly holding the distinction of being a leading ISO 9001:2015 accredited supplier of world-class quality industrial... 

Zimbabwe Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa
Minister highlights Zimbabwe mining sector’s growth potential
10th August 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

By bringing previously unregulated small-scale miners into the formal fold and introducing incentives for established producers, Zimbabwe has boosted its gold output from about 20 t to 35 t a year... 

Sarana Riggs
Uranium hunters in US West face partial ban, pollution concerns
10th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Five weeks before President Joe Biden announced a historic new ban on new uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, Sarana Riggs approached the barbed-wire fence surrounding an inactive mine in an... 

Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow.
Risk-on greater reason for record-high Q2 gold price than interest rate decline – Bristow
10th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The all-time-high second-quarter (Q2) gold price is less about the forecast decline in interest rates and more about risk-on amid global economy wrestling and world deglobalisation, Barrick... 

Bolivia eyes lithium mining investment from Brazil's Petrobras
10th August 2023 By: Reuters

 Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras has signaled interest in possibly investing in Bolivia's lithium-rich salt flats with an eye toward industrial-scale projects, the country's top energy... 

Premier backs Scarborough deal
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has backed energy major Woodside’s $880-million deal with a subsidiary of LNG Japan Corporation to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough liquefied natural gas (LNG)... 

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Westgold powers up Tuckabiana
10th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Westgold Resources has started operations at its new 17.9 MW hybrid power facility at Tuckabiana, in Western Australia, replacing an existing diesel-fired power station and reducing some... 

Company releases new products  for cleaner air
Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 

The Grand Canyon
Biden to protect vast sacred lands near Grand Canyon
8th August 2023 By: Reuters

US President Joe Biden will curb land development on a stretch of nearly one-million acres (405 000 ha) near Arizona's iconic Grand Canyon, a move intended to cement his environmental credentials... 

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Woodside sells 10% in Scarborough
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has struck a near $880-million deal with a subsidiary of LNG Japan Corporation to sell a 10% stake in the Scarborough project. LNG Japan will pay Woodside a purchase... 

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Lynas remains committed to Malaysia - Lacaze
8th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has no plans to abandon its Malaysian operations with the start of refining activities in the US. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Lynas MD... 

Gold Fields to expand renewables in WA
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Gold Fields is looking to further invest in renewable energy generation at its Western Australian operations. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Gold Fields... 

AngloGold Ashanti's reassessed mining assets.
AngloGold’s top-tier Africa assets brought to fore, emissions cut using renewables
7th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Four out of the five top-tier gold-mining assets of AngloGold Ashanti are in Africa. As the cornerstones of the company, these tier 1 mines are Geita in Tanzania, Obuasi and Iduapriem in Ghana, and... 

Bayu-Undan partners for CCS
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos and the joint venture (JV) partners at the Bayu-Undan project have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Timor-Leste’s national oil company TIMOR GAP to explore... 

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WA companies shrug off woes
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia’s listed mining companies were worth a combined A$363.3-billion at the close of the 2023 financial year, up 21% on the previous year, advisory firm Deloitte found. The 2023... 

Renewable energy and hydrogen infrastructure
Unido, Hydrogen Council sign hydrogen standards, best practices and dialogue declaration
4th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and global private sector hydrogen organisation the Hydrogen Council have signed a joint declaration reinforcing ongoing... 

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold reaffirms guidance on improved second quarter
4th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Friday reaffirmed annual guidance as it reported an improved second quarter performance compared with the first three months of the year, underpinned by a... 

Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 

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Vodacom Century City fire highlights fire safety for PV systems
4th August 2023

The fire at the Vodacom building at Century City in Cape Town last month is suspected of having been caused by an issue with the rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, notes ASP Fire CEO... 

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King condemns protest action at Woodside boss' home
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has condemned environmental protesters who were this week arrested outside the home Woodside boss Meg O’Neill. WA Police this week laid charges against... 

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BHP and Toyota collaborate on decarbonisation
3rd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Toyota Australia to enhance safety and decarbonisation measures within BHP's Australian operations. A primary objective of... 

Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
2nd August 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 

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Pilbara takes downstream FID
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has announced a final investment decision on the mid-stream demonstration plant at the Pilgangoora operation. The joint venture (JV) with Calix is expected to... 

The Secunda complex
In appeal against air-quality decision, Sasol again makes case for load-based emission limit
1st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to formally appeal a decision of the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) to decline its application to have its Secunda boilers regulated using a... 

Jadestone forced to stop Montara
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Upstream oil and gas company Jadestone Energy has suspended operations at its Montara floating production and storage operation (FPSO) offshore Australia, after a gas alarm was triggered. The... 

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Nickel West marking decarbonisation targets
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP’s Nickel West division is well on its way to decarbonising, with the Kalgoorlie smelter, the Kwinana refinery and the Kambalda concentrator being 100% fuelled by renewable... 

President Cyril Ramaphosa
One-year progress report says rooftop installations have doubled since start of Energy Action Plan
31st July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Despite ongoing loadshedding, President Cyril Ramaphosa has moved to highlight some of the implementation progress under the Energy Action Plan (EAP), which marked its first anniversary in late... 

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Britain commits to future North Sea oil and gas licences
31st July 2023 By: Reuters

Britain on Monday committed to granting future licences for North Sea oil and gas extraction as part of efforts to become more energy independent, in plans that have drawn criticism from... 

Hazer sets A$15.3m raising target
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Hydrogen hopeful Hazer Group will raise A$15.3-million in a 3-for-16 entitlement offer to support ongoing operations at its commercial demonstration plant (CDP) post its start-up in 2023. The... 

Lynas revenues tumble
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has reported a solid quarter of production in the three months to June, however, lower market prices saw a significant decline in sales revenue. Lynas on Monday reported... 

Senex signs another offtake deal at Atlas
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Senex has inked a conditional gas supply agreement with French multinational utility company ENGIE for the supply of 9PJ of natural gas from its proposed Atlas expansion, in the... 

APA cuts the ribbon at new gas connector
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy infrastructure group APA Group has officially opened its Northern Goldfields Interconnect (NGI) pipeline, in Western Australia, providing greater energy security and supporting growth and... 

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Victoria bans gas in new-build homes
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian government has announced a landmark decision to phase out gas in new homes, drawing criticism from the industry. From January 2024, planning permits for new homes and residential... 

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Magnet metals miner thankful for ongoing support
28th July 2023

London-listed magnet metals miner Pensana chairperson Paul Atherley has lauded the ongoing support from the government of Angola, the sovereign wealth fund of Angola – Fundo Soberano de Angola... 

Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Global body the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects coal demand to remain at an all-time high this year. This follows after global coal demand reached an all-time high in 2022, rising above... 

Canada plans to finalise emissions cap by mid-2024, Minister says
27th July 2023 By: Reuters

Canada will likely publish the final regulations of a plan to cap and cut greenhouse gases from the oil and gas sector by mid-2024, its Environment Minister told Reuters on Thursday. The Canadian... 

Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 

Petro names engineer to lead Colombia away from fossil fuels
26th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

President Gustavo Petro is tasking electrical engineer Andrés Camacho to lead Colombia’s transition away from fossil fuels as his new Mines and Energy Minister. He will replace Irene Vélez, who... 

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