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MRC in talks to take full control of WA graphite project
MRC in talks to take full control of WA graphite project
15th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Graphite-focused Mineral Commodities (MRC) is in negotiations with its joint venture (JV) partner in the Munglinup project, on Western Australia’s Fitzgerald coast, to settle a dispute regarding... 


Mining production, sales drop in March
14th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining production decreased by 5.8% year-on-year in March, Statistics South (Stats SA) reports. The largest negative contributors were coal (-9.1% and contributing -2.3 percentage points);... 


Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe
Mantashe warms to Anglo plan after opposing BHP bid
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s mines minister struck a conciliatory tone as Anglo American Plc announced plans to separate its platinum unit as part of a major shakeup following its rejection of two approaches... 


SolGold advances financing for Cascabel, secures $10m loan
SolGold advances financing for Cascabel, secures $10m loan
14th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

LSE- and TSX-listed SolGold said on Tuesday that it was making significant strides in securing financing for its Cascabel project, in Ecuador, with capital providers expressing a keen interest in... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
14th May 2024

This week: Copper 360’s underground copper mine set to open three months ahead of schedule; South Deep wind power decision drawing closer, Q2 update likely on backfill problem and, Hydrogen’s... 


Hochschild Mining CEO Eduardo Landin
Hochschild hits commercial production at its first Brazil mine
14th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Precious metals company Hochschild Mining has achieved commercial production at the Mara Rosa gold mine – its first operation in Brazil. During May, the Mara Rosa processing plant has operated at... 


Peru zinc miner Volcan to avoid debt haircut, new owner says
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Volcan Cia Minera plans to make a series of debt payments through August and to refinance later obligations without imposing losses, said the head of its new controlling shareholder, dismissing... 


Atlantic Lithium is now trading on the GSE.
Lithium miner debuts as Ghana’s first listing in two years
14th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian-based Atlantic Lithium, which is developing Ghana’s first lithium mine, has taken a step toward raising capital from equity investors in the country. The company has listed all its... 


Lexington renews Jelani prospecting right to 2026
13th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed Lexington Gold has announced that the prospecting right owned by Jelani Resources has now been formally renewed until May 29, 2026. This follows on the back of announcements made on May... 


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Goldplat’s third quarter buoyed by strong performance of its Ghanaian operations
13th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Goldplat’s gold recovery operations in South Africa and Ghana achieved a combined operating profit for the third quarter, ended March 31, of £1.6-million (excluding listing and head... 


Kefi nears construction start at Tulu Kapi
13th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

London-listed Kefi Gold and Copper says the remaining finance syndicate approval process in respect of the Tulu Kapi project, in Ethiopia, is on track for final approvals this month. The company... 


lithium ore
Zimbabwe leading the sub-Saharan African lithium mining boom
13th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

The past three years have witnessed a surge in hard-rock pegmatite lithium mining activity across Southern Africa, according to consultancy firm AmaranthCX. “While Zimbabwe has emerged as the... 


Mine shaft at Caledonia's Blanket mine in Zimbabwe
Caledonia starts year with higher output, profit
13th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold miner Caledonia Mining says its production and profit was supported by a favourable gold price in the first quarter of the year, which has continued through April and into May. The company’s... 


Horizon Minerals inks toll milling agreement
13th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Horizon Minerals on Monday announced a toll milling agreement with FMR Investments to treat 200 000 t of ore from the Cannon underground deposit. FMR owns the Greenfields mill, which is... 


De Jager to lead Surefire as next CEO
13th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Perth-based explorer Surefire Resources has appointed Jan de Jager as CEO. De Jager has more than 25 years’ experience across operational, finance, commercial, strategy and business development... 


World Platinum Director of Research Edward Sterck
Platinum demand outlook pretty robust, World Platinum Investment Council highlights
13th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The outlook for platinum is one that's pretty robust, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) has highlighted in its latest Platinum Quarterly, which shows the projection of the metal's demand... 


Ardiden CEO steps down amid restructuring
13th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration company Ardiden’s Greg Romain has resigned as MD and CEO with immediate effect, the ASX-listed junior announced on Monday. CFO Tara Robson has assumed the role of interim CEO of the... 


OceanaGold Philippines' shares decline in early trades on market debut
OceanaGold Philippines' shares decline in early trades on market debut
13th May 2024 By: Reuters

Gold miner OceanaGold Philippines' shares fell as much as 6% below their initial public offering (IPO) price in the first 15 minutes of trading on their market debut on Monday. The shares opened... 


AngloGold CEO Alberto Calderon
AngloGold starts year with 2% higher output despite flooding in Australia
10th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti has started the year off well, with a 2% increase in production to 581 000 oz for the quarter ended March 31, despite the impact of heavy rain and flooding on output in... 


St Barbara’s decade-long vision for Simberi
St Barbara’s decade-long vision for Simberi
10th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian gold miner St Barbara has crafted a roadmap for the advancement of the Simberi mine, in Papua New Guinea, outlining production scenarios aimed at elevating output to about 230 000 oz/y... 


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On-The-Air (10/05/2024)
10th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about wind energy, a new copper mine and mineral exploration. 


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South Deep, Rietberg, mineral exploration make headlines
10th May 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses developments around Gold Fields’s potential wind energy project at the South Deep Gold Mine; Copper360's  Rietberg underground copper mine opening... 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Froneman confident PGM prices will rebound once temporary decline abates
10th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman remains confident that the platinum group metals (PGM) price outlook is fundamentally positive and that the... 


DRDGOLD operation
DRDGOLD posts lower third-quarter output, but higher earnings
10th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed gold recovery company DRDGOLD has generated higher adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) for the quarter ended March 31, compared with the same... 


The Westwood mine, in Canada, achieved its highest quarter of production since mining restarted in 2021.
Iamgold guidance on track as Essakane and Westwood shine
10th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian gold miner Iamgold has announced a promising start to the year, reporting robust results across its operations and projects in the first quarter, positioning the company well to meet its... 


Sibanye underground workers
Sibanye reports lowest serious injury rate in its history for the first quarter
10th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater has reported its lowest group serious injury frequency rate (SIFR) in its history for the first quarter, ended March 31. The SIFR of 2.19 was 15% lower than... 


The Montage Gold team with Côte d'Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara
Montage receives enviro permit for Côte d'Ivoire project
10th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Montage Gold has received a signed Ministerial order from Côte d'Ivoire granting the environmental approvals necessary for the development of its 300 000 oz/y Koné project. In... 


Aurion opts out of right of first refusal for Finland JV with B2Gold
10th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian exploration company Aurion Resources has elected not to exercise its right of first refusal (RoFR) to acquire a 70% interest from joint venture (JV) partner B2Gold in their Finland... 


An image of the Jadair Settler/Clarifier System
Water clarification technology eliminates settling ponds
10th May 2024

Advanced water clarification technology solutions on offer from water recycling and concrete reclaiming systems developer Jadair International – such as its Settler/Clarifier System – are enabling... 


Image of gold nuggets
Bankan gold project, Guinea – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Predictive Discovery has announced a A$50-million raising to advance the project. 


Aerial view of the Costa Fuego copper/gold project
Costa Fuego copper project, Chile – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hot Chili has arranged funding to accelerate its Costa Fuego copper project. 


Image of workers in a tunnel at the Bellevue mine
Bellevue gold project, Australia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Studies are under way on maximising the potential of the project by expanding the plant beyond its current nameplate capacity. 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


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Unlocking social and environmental benefits through tailings retreatment
10th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The retreatment, or remining, of mine tailings can provide usable land, provide profits for companies and clean the environment by moving the reprocessed tailings to more advanced and well-managed... 


Location map of the Havieron project
Havieron gold/copper project, Australia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Greatland Gold is contemplating reclaiming full ownership of the Havieron project. 


Image of gold nuggets
Mine Waste Solutions extension project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Harmony Gold Mining Company has reported that the project is on track. 


Image of the Mponeng mine
Mponeng extension project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Preparatory works have started. 


Location map of the Witwatersrand basin project
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to raise A$1.4-million to further progress the Qala Shadows project. 


Drill core sample from the Tulu Kapi gold project
Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Good progress has been reported at the project. 


Image of gold bars
TGME underground project, South Africa – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hong Kong Ruihua Investment Management is to invest $10-million in Theta Gold Mines through a share subscription agreement. 


Gold ore from the Segele project
Segele gold project, Ethiopia – update
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Akobo Minerals is making progress in resolving the recent challenges of nationwide fuel-supply disruptions and new customs procedures, enabling full site activity at the mine. 


LOCATION MAP OF THE SAMAPLEU PROJECT
Samapleu-Grata nickel/copper project, Côte d'Ivoire
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The 2024 preliminary economic assessment has outlined the potential for a conventional openpit mining operation. 


Manuka raises cash to bring Mt Boppy into production
9th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company Manuka Resources has announced an A$8-million capital raise that it plans to use to bring the Mt Boppy gold mine into production this year. The capital will be... 


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