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COMRO book editor Brian Protheroe (right) and Mining Weekly's Martin Creamer (left).
Massive water power possibilities in underground mining, says COMRO book editor
24th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

When hydropower was being developed for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the industry was going through a tough time and the research organisation of the day, the Chamber of Mines Research... 


Pan African Resources' Mogale operation
Pan African announces capital reduction to recover overpaid distributions
24th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources will host a general meeting in London on June 10 to discuss a proposed capital reduction programme. Additionally, the company expects a court hearing to... 


Zhaojin moves ahead with compulsory acquisition of remaining Tietto shares
24th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Tietto Minerals has reported that the off-market takeover offer made by Zhaojin Capital for all of the issued shares in Tietto that Zhaojin does not already own, closed at 19:00, Sydney... 


Neil Woodyer
Aris Mining plans smaller-scale Soto Norte development, ups stake to 51%
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Toronto- and New York-listed Aris Mining is set to increase its shareholding in the Soto Norte project, in Colombia, to a controlling interest of 51%. The company will acquire an addition31% joint... 


Equinox marks first gold pour at Greenstone mine
Equinox marks first gold pour at Greenstone mine
24th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Equinox Gold has successfully poured its first gold at the newly built Greenstone mine, in Ontario. The inaugural gold pour occurred on schedule, with the recovery circuit yielding... 


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Firm lauds foam dousing system viability
24th May 2024

German proportion system operator FireDos asserts that its foam proportioning systems are fit for mining in Southern Africa. The company boasts a variety of foam proportioning systems ranging from... 


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Committed to strategic growth goals amid industry challenges
24th May 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Despite encountering various challenges – including commodity price volatility closely linked to global economic conditions and supply chain dynamics – metallurgy and process engineering company... 


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Copper World Complex, US – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hudbay plans to raise funds in an equity offering to help fund near-term growth initiatives at its Copper Mountain unit. 


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Empire mine openpit heap-leach solvent extraction and electrowinning project, US – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Phoenix Copper has successfully raised $80-million in a corporate bond issue to fund the construction of the mine. 


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Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources has reported the remobilisation of mining services provider Corica Mining Services. 


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Munglinup graphite project, Australia – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Mineral Commodities is in negotiations with its joint venture partner to settle a dispute regarding its right to increase its interest in the project. 


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Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project has been formally launched. 


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Mara Rosa mine, Brazil
24th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in Goiás state, in Brazil. 


Lexington confirms gold mineralisation extends beyond historical drill sites at Bothaville
23rd May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Aim-listed Lexington Gold has completed 2 355 m of drilling at the Bothaville project, in South Africa’s Free State province, which proves the concept of A-Reef channels occurring on the site.... 


AngloGold inks Tanzania farm-in deal with EcoGraf
23rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti has signed a $9-million, five-year farm-in agreement with ASX-listed junior EcoGraf for the exploration of gold at the Golden Eagle project, in Tanzania.... 


Hugo Pienaar.
Green hydrogen must be allowed to decarbonise optimally, Junior Indaba hears
23rd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Green hydrogen must be made cheap enough to decarbonise optimally at a time when the delay in emission reduction needs to be reversed if the world is to hit net zero by 2050. A range of factors... 


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Speakers highlight focus areas to tackle mine water challenges
23rd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges; however, it is imperative that these efforts are bolstered and improved upon, through aligning research with... 


Zimbabwe state miner says lithium assets attract investors
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s state-owned miner Kuvimba Resources said its lithium assets are attracting potential investors from both China and other countries. Kuvimba has identified a lithium ore resource of 38... 


Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
Copper frenzy draws mining giants to Argentina after Milei’s reforms
23rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Global mining heavyweights including Lundin Mining, Glencore and First Quantum Minerals are piling into Argentina as a new government intent on luring foreign investment propels the companies... 


Kingsrose and BHP team up to explore Finland and Norway
Kingsrose and BHP team up to explore Finland and Norway
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Kingrose Mining on Wednesday announced an exploration alliance agreement with commodities major BHP, which would provide funding for regional exploration across Norway and Finland. This... 


Harmony employee dies in blasting incident at its Phakisa mine
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

An employee was killed in a blasting incident at Harmony Gold Mining's Phakisa mine on Tuesday afternoon. All blasting operations have been temporarily suspended. The relevant authorities have been... 


Pan African's Elikhulu operation
Edison increases its valuation of Pan African despite lower production forecast
22nd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Analyst Edison Investment Research has increased its valuation of South African gold miner Pan African Resources to $0.48 a share, from $0.41 previously. London- and Johannesburg-listed Pan African... 


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Congo lawyers say received new evidence on Apple's minerals supply chain
22nd May 2024 By: Reuters

International lawyers representing the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Wednesday new evidence gathered from whistleblowers indicates that Apple is sourcing minerals from... 


William Sheriff
Mining entrepreneur Sheriff joins Scorpio board
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-focused Scorpio Gold has appointed entrepreneur William Sheriff, the founder and executive chairperson of enCore Energy, to its board of directors. Scorpio, which owns two past-producing mine... 


West Red Lake hits high grades at new Madsen zone
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed West Red Lake Gold Mines has intersected high-grade mineralisation at its Madsen mine, in Ontario, with results as high as 37.33 g/t gold over 2.79 m and 5.26 g/t over 9 m at the North... 


AIC initiates A$50m Jericho mine development, elevating Eloise
AIC initiates A$50m Jericho mine development, elevating Eloise
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Queensland copper miner AIC Mines on Wednesday pushed the button on the development of the A$50-million Jericho mine, which is set to transform its Eloise operation into a cornerstone asset.... 


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Iamgold reveals $300m bought-deal financing to boost Côté stake to 70%
22nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-headquartered Iamgold on Tuesday announced a $300-million bought deal financing at $4.17 a share to partly fund the repurchase of 9.7% in the Côté gold mine, in Sudbury, Ontario. Iamgold’s... 


Solaris CEO blames 'counterproductive' Canadian policy for failed C$130m Zijin deal
Solaris CEO blames 'counterproductive' Canadian policy for failed C$130m Zijin deal
22nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Copper and gold company Solaris has decided against selling a minority stake to China’s Zijin Group, owing to concerns that the transaction – announced in January – would not meet Canada’s foreign... 


Menar MD Vuslat Bayoğlu
Menar advancing on the manganese front
21st May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Private investment company Menar, which is advancing steadily on the manganese front, has anthracite, coal, nickel, and gold in its diversified multi-country portfolio. The company's... 


Metals Australia granted drilling permits for Corvette River
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-focused Metals Australia has received all the required permitting approvals for a new drilling and trenching programme at Corvette River, in Quebec. The programme, which will include 10... 


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Zimbabwe asks miners to ramp up gold output to support ZiG currency
21st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe has asked gold miners across the country to ramp up output to support the ZiG currency launched last month, according to Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando. “This new... 


A stack of gold bars
Zimbabwe to start gold-tracing system in bid to curb smuggling
21st May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s sole authorized buyer of gold will introduce a system that traces supply of the metal from mines to the market in a bid to stop smuggling. Fidelity Gold Refinery’s initiative will start... 


Blackhawk has company-making potential, says Sierra Nevada chair
Blackhawk has company-making potential, says Sierra Nevada chair
21st May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed exploration company Sierra Nevada has unveiled a high-grade intercept of up to 1 270 g/t at its Blackhawk ephithermal project, in Nevada, US, and says it plans follow-up drilling in hole... 


Kefi announces launch of Tulu Kapi project
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed gold and copper exploration and development company Kefi has announced that the Tulu Kapi Gold Mines (TKGM) board has formally launched the project. "Our launch timing is fortuitously... 


Montage Gold proposes new directors
20th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-listed Montage, which is aiming to be a multi-asset African gold producer, has set June 7 as the date for its annual general and special meeting. Shareholders will vote on a proposed slate... 


$80m raised for Empire copper/gold project in Idaho
20th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

US-focused Phoenix Copper has successfully raised $80-million in a corporate bond issue to fund the construction of the Empire openpit mine, in Idaho. The bonds will be drawn down in tranches,... 


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Salares Norte project section temporarily put on hold to ensure chinchilla protection
20th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

NYSE- and JSE-listed Gold Fields has announced that its Salares Norte project, in Chile, has received an urgent and transitionary measure (MUT) from Chile’s Superintendence of Environment (SMA).... 


Copper hits record above $11 000 on bets that shortage looms
Copper hits record above $11 000 on bets that shortage looms
20th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Copper surged to its highest-ever level, extending a powerful, months-long rally driven by financial investors who’ve piled into the market in anticipation of deepening supply shortages. Futures... 


Gold hits fresh record as Fed rate-cut optimism fuels demand
Gold hits fresh record as Fed rate-cut optimism fuels demand
20th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Gold notched a fresh all-time high, as investor demand soared across the broader metals complex amid increasing optimism the US will cut rates this year. Bullion jumped as much as 1.1% to hit $2... 


ESG key as investors back gold ETPs, metals funds – Tabula
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Gold exchange-traded products (ETPs) and metals funds are expected to benefit the most from positive flows into the commodities sector this year, with an environmental, social and governance (ESG)... 


Hummingbird says Corica restarts operations at Kouroussa
17th May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed Hummingbird Resources has reported the remobilisation of mining services provider Corica Mining Services at the Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea. Corica in March suspended work at the mine... 


Safeguarding and encouraging the future progress of women in SA
Safeguarding and encouraging the future progress of women in SA
17th May 2024

Conferencing and training specialists Pinpoint Stewards will be hosting the 3rd Annual Women & Leadership in Mining conference. The annual conference aims to highlight women leaders in mining... 


China’s top copper miner to ramp up output as supply risks mount
China’s top copper miner to ramp up output as supply risks mount
17th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s leading copper miner raised its output guidance at a time when prices have been rallying toward a record on expected deficits. Zijin Mining Group aims to boost mined copper production to... 


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