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Electric trucks too expensive? Now you can rent one from Volvo Trucks SA
3rd May 2024 By: Irma Venter

Volvo Trucks South Africa (SA) has introduced an equipment-as-a-service (EaaS) model for its new electric truck rental business. Following last year’s launch of Volvo electric trucks in South... 


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Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Development is expected to start shortly. 


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Blackwater gold project, Canada – update
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is continuing on schedule. 


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Tocantinzinho gold project, Brazil – update
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

G Mining Ventures has successfully drawn the remaining $33-million on its $75-million senior secured term loan. 


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Sabodala-Massawa gold mine expansion, Senegal – update
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Endeavour Mining announced the project's first gold pour on April 28. 


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McPhillamys gold project, Australia
3rd May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Regis Resources plans to build a seven-million-tonne-a-year operation in Kings Plains, New South Wales. 


Underground construction employee dies at Harmony's Mponeng mine
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining Company reports that an underground construction employee, working on planned rail maintenance, died at its Mponeng mine near Carletonville, in Gauteng, on May 1. The... 


Akobo says production start-up date in Ethiopia uncertain
2nd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Scandinavian gold exploration and mining company Akobo Minerals has informed shareholders of the progress it is making in solving recent challenges with nationwide fuel supply disruptions and new... 


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Endeavour progresses strategic objectives in first quarter
2nd May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Multinational miner Endeavour Mining, which owns and operates gold mines in Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Senegal, continued to make progress against its strategic objectives in the first quarter... 


Pan American to sell La Arena stake to Zijin
Pan American to sell La Arena stake to Zijin
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-listed Pan American Silver on Wednesday announced the sale of its interest in LA Arena in Peru to a subsidiary of Zijin Mining for up to $295-million. “With the sale of La Arena, we... 


South Africa's Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe
BHP woos South Africa in pursuit of $39bn Anglo takeover
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group has deployed a team of senior executives to South Africa as the world’s largest miner ramps up efforts to win over government officials, regulators and local shareholders, all of whom... 


Barrick’s Mark Bristow greets Tanzania Minerals Minister Anthony Mavunde at African training academy, which is augmenting the closing Buzwagi mine’s transformation into a 3 000-job-a-year special economic zone with airport terminal.
Discovery, development are mining’s only true value creation drivers, Barrick highlights
2nd May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Discovery and development are the only true drivers of value creation in the mining industry, Barrick president and CEO Dr Mark Bristow highlighted on Wednesday, when this standout gold and copper... 


Barrick Gold beats estimates for quarterly profit
Barrick Gold beats estimates for quarterly profit
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

Canadian miner Barrick Gold on Wednesday beat first-quarter profit estimates on higher bullion prices and said it has entered into an exploration partnership with Geophysx Jamaica. Prices of the... 


BHP is betting on developing the Reko Diq copper project in Pakistan
Barrick Gold is not interested in bidding for Anglo American, CEO says
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

arrick Gold is not interested in bidding for Anglo American, which last week received a $39-billion takeover offer from BHP, and is building its own copper portfolio, the Canadian miner's CEO Mark... 


Rick Menell
Rick Menell joins Perseus board as nonexec director
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining veteran Rick Menell has joined the board of Africa-focused gold producer Perseus Mining as a nonexecutive, independent director. "I am extremely pleased to welcome Rick Menell to the board... 


Barrick moves to tap into Jamaica’s mineral potential
Barrick moves to tap into Jamaica’s mineral potential
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Gold and copper major Barrick is set to venture into Jamaica’s untapped minerals landscape through an earn-in agreement with private exploration company Geophysx. Geophysx has strategically... 


China's Zhaojin wins control of Australia's Tietto Minerals in $475m deal
2nd May 2024 By: Reuters

China's Zhaojin Capital has won control of Australia's Tietto Minerals after a protracted six months takeover tussle that values the gold producer at A$733-million ($474.62-million), according to a... 


Predictive raises A$50m for Guinea gold project
Predictive raises A$50m for Guinea gold project
2nd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Predictive Discovery has announced a A$50-million raising to advance the Bankan gold project, in Guinea. The company will issue about 263.2-million new fully paid ordinary shares at... 


Macmahon secures $352m contract extension at Boston Shaker
2nd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining services group Macmahon has been granted a three-year extension of its alliance-style contract with AngloGold Ashanti at the Boston Shaker underground mine, part of the Tropicana gold... 


Mark Bristow
Barrick CEO 'can't see any reason' for in-person AGMs
2nd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Barrick Gold's CEO says the gold miner will continue to host virtual-only annual general meetings despite calls for public companies to return to an in-person format. After Barrick hosted its... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
Booming Harmony ups full-year output and grades; lowers cost and capital guidance
30th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Execution and preparatory work on key gold projects are on track in South Africa, and early works on the copper project in Australia are to commence, Harmony Gold reported on Tuesday. In South... 


Gold nugget
Central banks, record first-quarter over-the-counter purchases support gold demand
30th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Continued exchange-traded fund (ETF) outflows drove gold demand, excluding over-the-counter (OTC) purchases, down by 5% year-on-year in the first quarter of this year to 1 102 t. However,... 


Resolute reports 'promising' start to 2024, despite lower first-quarter output
30th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX- and LSE-listed Resolute Mining poured 76 351 oz of gold in the first quarter of this year, compared with the 80 037 oz poured in the fourth quarter of 2023. Despite the lower production, CEO... 


Antilles disappointed with Dominican arbitration award
30th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Antilles Gold chairperson Brian Johnson on Tuesday expressed the company’s disappointment with the tribunal of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute’s (ICSID’s)... 


Gold Fields CFO takes early retirement
30th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Gold Fields long-serving CFO Paul Schmidt, who is also an executive director of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed gold mining company, is to proceed on early retirement, the company stated in... 


Tietto asks investors to accept Zhaojin's offer or sell shares
30th April 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Tietto Minerals has urged its shareholders to accept Zhaojin Mining's offer that values the firm at A$733-million or sell shares on-market if the market price is not materially... 


The London (mining) Indaba returns for 2024
29th April 2024

The London Indaba returns for its second year on June 25th & 26th at The InterContinental Park Lane London, following the resounding success of its debut last year.  Focused on "Investing in... 


Red Rock to undertake work programmes at Burkina Faso project
29th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Red Rock Resources’ Bilbale gold project, in Burkina Faso, holds “significant potential”, consultant Dr Willem J Smuts has noted in a report. Smuts recently undertook a site visit to the... 


Ongoing Douta exploration efforts
Thor reports lower revenue, profits for 2023
29th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Gold mining and exploration company Thor Explorations has reported a $24-million year-on-year decrease in revenue from $165.2-million in 2022 to $141.2-million for the year ended December 31, 2023.... 


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Endeavour achieves first gold pour at Senegal project expansion
29th April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Senior gold producer Endeavour Mining announces that first gold pour at the Sabodala-Massawa BIOX Expansion project, in Senegal, took place on April 18, marking the successful delivery of the BIOX... 


The Canadian Malartic operation in Quebec
Exploration efforts yield promising results for Agnico Eagle
29th April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Precious metals miner Agnico Eagle is reaping the rewards of its relentless exploration endeavours, with recent drilling campaigns yielding remarkable results across key gold projects in Canada.... 


State-owned groups Eskom and Transnet have impaired mining productivity with unreliable power supply and a lack of trains to move mineral exports.
BHP’s South Africa snub an indictment of ANC, DA says
29th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group’s bid to spin off Anglo America’s South African assets as part of a takeover proposal shows how the economic policies of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) have undermined... 


China's Q1 gold consumption climbs nearly 6% on safe-haven demand
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

hina's gold consumption in the first quarter of 2024 climbed by 5.94% from a year earlier on soaring safe-haven demand, the country's Gold Association said on Friday. Bullion consumption in the... 


Glencore CEO Gary Nagle
Glencore seeks investment opportunities in Nigerian mining sector
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

ining and trading house Glencore will invest in Nigeria's mining sector if the government ensures a stable business climate, the company's CEO said on Thursday during a visit to Nigeria's minister... 


FACTBOX: Top deals in the global mining sector
FACTBOX: Top deals in the global mining sector
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

On Thursday, BHP Group bid $38.8-billion for smaller rival Anglo American, offering a deal to forge the world's biggest copper miner. Here is a list of some previous big-ticket deals in the mining... 


On lithium’s frontier, miners are betting on a greener second act
On lithium’s frontier, miners are betting on a greener second act
26th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Against the arid, red dirt of the Australian Outback, the Mount Holland lithium mine emerges to approaching visitors as a colossal grey-tinged crater, with trucks the size of houses edging along... 


Former Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani
Anglo’s stumbles have made it prey for mining’s biggest predator
26th April 2024 By: Bloomberg

When former boss Mark Cutifani left Anglo American in mid-April 2022, things had rarely looked better for the century-old miner. Metals prices soared as the world emerged from lockdowns, the... 


The Abujar mine
Zhaojin Mining ups stake in takeover target Tietto Minerals
26th April 2024 By: Reuters

China's Zhaojin Mining Industry has increased its voting power in Tietto Minerals, an exchange filing from the Australian gold miner showed on Friday. Zhaojin Capital, a unit of Zhaojin Mining,... 


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Focus on programmes driving tech development
26th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

The five mining technology research programmes of the Mandela Mining Precinct (MMP) have garnered much attention and have, thus far, yielded positive results, pointing to “great future potential”,... 


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Xavantina Operations, Brazil
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A gold mine in south-eastern Mato Grosso State, Brazil. 


Drill rig at the Doropo project
Doropo gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centamin has allocated $14-million to complete the Doropo definitive feasibility study. 


AERIAL VIEW OF THE KENNECOTT MINE
Kennecott copper mine expansion, US – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kennecott has returned to underground production after more than 40 years. 


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Oyu Tolgoi underground mine project, Mongolia – update
26th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto has reported that the sinking of ventilation shafts 3 and 4 is progressing. 


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