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Argentina mining exports up 4.3% in 2023 as industry confidence grows
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

Argentina's mining exports grew 4.3% in 2023 over the year, driven by lithium, an industry group said on Friday, expressing confidence that the country's ample metals and minerals deposits can help... 


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Orion Minerals in final stages of Okiep acquisition
6th May 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX- and JSE-listed Orion Minerals has reached the final stages of its acquisition of a controlling interest in the Okiep copper project, located about 570 km north of Cape Town in the Northern... 


The Tenke Fungurume mine in the DRC
Congo's $7bn infrastructure deal with China will depend on copper prices
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

About $7-billion of infrastructure investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Chinese companies in a revised minerals deal will largely depend on copper prices remaining high, details of... 


Costa Fuego is one of a limited number of globally significant copper developments not owned by a major mining company.
Hot Chili arranges nearly A$30m for Chile copper project
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed copper miner Hot Chili has arranged about A$30-million in funding to accelerate its Costa Fuego copper project, located in the coastal range of Chile. The company, which also trades on... 


Harmony reports second fatality in a week
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

A rock drill operator has died following a fall-of-ground incident at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Doornkop mine, in Gauteng, on May 2. “We are deeply saddened by this loss of one of our... 


Anglo's unusual mix of niche commodities — it’s the only large miner with big diamonds and platinum operations, for example — is seen as one of the reasons that the company hasn’t been successfully targeted in the past.
What’s Anglo worth? For now it’s less than the sum of its parts
3rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

As BHP Group considers its next move, there’s one big question facing the mining world’s bankers, analysts and executives at rival producers: What’s Anglo American actually worth? Anglo’s shares... 


West Wits to raise A$1.4m
3rd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To strengthen its balance sheet and fund its ongoing operations, ASX-listed West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to... 


Change as a Tradition –  The Raw Materials Sector in Sustainable Transformation
Change as a Tradition – The Raw Materials Sector in Sustainable Transformation
3rd May 2024

Author: Jens-Peter Lux, Managing Director, DMT GROUP The development and wealth of our society have always been connected to the availability and management of raw materials. They have a... 


O3 terminates option to acquire Aurbel mill
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Exploration and development company O3 Mining has terminated its option with Eldorado Gold to acquire the Aurbel mill, which is located about 10 km from its Alpha property in Quebec. In 2022, O3... 


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Value creation, exploration, Harmony Gold projects make headlines
3rd May 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses Barrick's recently revealed first quarter results where discovery and development were punted as the true drivers of value creation in mining; South... 


Treasury Metals combines with Blackwolf
Treasury Metals combines with Blackwolf
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian companies Treasury Metals and Blackwolf Copper and Gold have announced a merger to advance the Goliath Gold Complex (GGC) project in Ontario towards production with a strengthened... 


Canadian junior kicks off exploration programme in Bougainville
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Island Passage Development Canada Limited (IPDC) has announced the initiation of a large-scale mineral exploration programme on Bougainville island, marking the first major exploration effort since... 


New Talisman pursues fast track approval for NZ mine
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

New Talisman Gold Mines has formally applied for the inclusion of the Talisman mine project in New Zealand’s Fast Track Approvals Bill, which is currently under review by Parliament. The Bill, an... 


Greatland eyes full ownership of Havieron amid Newmont's potential divestment
Greatland eyes full ownership of Havieron amid Newmont's potential divestment
3rd May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

London-listed Greatland Gold is contemplating reclaiming full ownership of the Havieron gold/copper project in Western Australia, should Newmont divest of its 70% stake, says MD Shaun Day. The... 


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SA’s largest boat builder eyes growing share of global ocean-cruising catamaran market
3rd May 2024 By: Irma Venter

It’s easy to overlook the sheer magnitude of Robertson and Caine’s (R&C’s) operations in Cape Town. The company’s ten boat-building factories and assembly lines are dotted across the city – from... 


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... 


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