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BHP finishes the year strongly
20th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has reported record production at some of its assets during the full year ended June. The miner on Thursday reported annual production records at its Western Australian... 

Wildfires force IOC to cut production guidance
Wildfires force IOC to cut production guidance
19th July 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

North American iron-ore pellets and concentrates producer Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC) has reduced its full-year production guidance by 500 000 t as it grapples with the aftermath devastating... 

Capital records solid second-quarter progress
19th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Capital recorded another strong step forward in the quarter, with the award of its second significant mining services contract at the Ivindo iron-ore project in Gabon, CE Peter Stokes... 

Vale grows iron-ore output by 6%, sales lag
Vale grows iron-ore output by 6%, sales lag
19th July 2023 By: Reuters

 Brazilian miner Vale posted 6.3% growth in second-quarter iron ore production while sales lagged, the company announced in a securities filing on Tuesday. Vale said it mined 78.7-million metric... 

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Rio adjusts some of its full year targets
19th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major Rio Tinto has continued to increase its iron-ore production in the Pilbara, with the miner now expecting full year production to be at the upper-end of the guided 320-million to... 

Cyclone sells off non-core assets
14th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Cyclone Metals has struck a A$4-million deal to divest of its non-core assets in Western Australia and New Zealand, allowing the company to focus on the development of its Block 103... 

May mining production dragged down by diamonds, PGMs
13th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) reports that mining production decreased by 0.8% year-on-year in May, with the largest negative contributors having been platinum group metals (PGMs) and... 

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Fortescue eases concerns following Forrest's split
13th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals was forced to make a statement on Thursday regarding the future of the company, following the shock split of chairperson Andrew Forrest and his wife of 31 years,... 

BHP, Vale in London court confrontation over Brazil dam damages
12th July 2023 By: Reuters

Mining giants BHP Group and Vale faced off in a London court on Wednesday over who should accept legal and financial responsibility in a potential 36-billion pound ($44-billion) lawsuit stemming... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 launching Camborne-modelled mining school in Northern Cape
12th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape copper mining and marketing company Copper 360 is launching a mining school in the Northern Cape, with its eye on how the highly successful Camborne School of Mines in the UK does... 

It’s DUE – More women to lead in SA mining
11th July 2023

“It’s DUE” – Develop, Unite, Empower is the theme of the annual women and leadership programme organised by Pinpoint Stewards. The Women and Leadership in Mining Conference will feature South... 

China to act to help disclose mine accidents
10th July 2023 By: Reuters

China's Ministry of Emergency Management said in a meeting that it would take action to prevent mining accidents being covered up and to crack down on illegal mining, state media said on Monday.... 

Rio Tinto chairperson Dominic Barton
Rio Tinto says China’s economy faces a ‘big real estate issue’
10th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

Miner Rio Tinto Group sees a host of near-term economic challenges in China, including in the country’s real estate industry, but reaffirmed its positive medium- and long-term outlook. “It has... 

Mining giant looks to tiny microbes to cut stubborn steel emissions
7th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

The world’s biggest miner is trying to figure out if tiny rock-eating microbes can help it solve a notoriously difficult climate puzzle — how to cut emissions from steelmaking. Most steel today is... 

Indonesia probes possible illegal nickel ore exports to China
7th July 2023 By: Reuters

 Indonesian officials are investigating whether there have been illegal nickel ore shipments to China, more than three years after Jakarta banned exports of the commodity, its mining minister said... 

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Quantum fails in Lincoln bid
7th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Quantum Graphite’s off-market takeover bid for fellow listed Lincoln Minerals is expected to lapse on July 14, after failing to garner significant interest from Lincoln shareholders.... 

Samarco to double pellet output capacity by Q1 2025, CEO says
Samarco to double pellet output capacity by Q1 2025, CEO says
7th July 2023 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Samarco will invest 1.3-billion reais ($263-million) to double its iron ore pellet output capacity to 18-million metric tons per year by the first quarter of 2025, CEO Rodrigo... 

The future leaders of women in mining in SA
The future leaders of women in mining in SA
6th July 2023

According to legislation, studies and gender policies, women are being empowered to lead within mining, but do we know who they are and what these leaders have achieved?  It’s DUE - Develop, Unite... 

Ferrexpo's second-quarter output jumps
Ferrexpo's second-quarter output jumps
6th July 2023 By: Reuters

Ukraine-focused miner Ferrexpo posted an 18% jump in second-quarter production from the previous quarter, buoyed by stable production from first pelletiser line and initial contribution from second... 

Ternium restarts Mexico mine operations after hiatus when activists disappeared
6th July 2023 By: Reuters

Steelmaker Ternium said on Wednesday it had resumed operations at an iron-ore mine in Mexico after a more than five-month hiatus sparked by clashes between the firm and local community over the... 

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KNP gets A$3.1bn price-tag and potential partners
5th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Ardea Resources has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a consortium of Japanese companies to potentially develop the A$3.1-billion Kalgoorlie nickel project... 

ZIOC enters subscription agreement with SMC
3rd July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Zanaga Iron Ore Company (ZIOC ) has entered into an equity subscription agreement (ESA) with institutional investor Shard Merchant Capital (SMC). This follows the successful... 

IWiM appoints new governance board, advisory council
3rd July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Global not-for-profit organisation International Women in Mining (IWiM) has announced a new governance board and advisory council to support the next phase of strategic development for the... 

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Australia's resource exports forecast to drop
3rd July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s export earnings are expected to fall over the next two years to 2025 as energy prices return to levels seen before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In the latest Resources and Energy... 

Raising the profile of SA women in mining
Raising the profile of SA women in mining
30th June 2023

Locally-based women-owned company Pinpoint Stewards has committed to raising the profile of women in South African mining. The "It's DUE " Women & Leadership in Mining conference, taking place on... 

Fenix adds to hedge book
30th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore miner Fenix Resources has signed a new iron-ore hedging contract covering 10 000 t/m of iron ore between July and December this year. The new contracts have been added to the company’s... 

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Belinga Iron Ore project, Gabon – update
30th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track for first shipment by the end of this year. 

Mining giant BHP wants Australia to scrap nuclear power ban
29th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group is calling for Australia to lift a longstanding ban on nuclear power as the country moves to decarbonize its electricity system. Nuclear “must be part of the conversation” in Australia,... 

Lougher to step down as St Barbara lead
29th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner St Barbara has announced that MD and CEO Dan Lougher would step aside on June 30, to be replaced by Andrew Strelein, subject to the completion of the Leonora assets sale to Genesis... 

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Fenix signs 'game changing' deal with Mount Gibson
29th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Fenix Resources has reached a near A$25-million agreement with fellow-listed Mount Gibson Iron to acquire its Mid West iron-ore mining and infrastructure assets. The assets will include the... 

Iron-ore to copper jump as China stimulus optimism ‘runs fife’
27th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore rallied along with copper after Chinese Premier Li Qiang said that growth has picked up this quarter and more stimulus was in store, boosting the outlook for consumption in the biggest... 

Indian miner NMDC plans $61m investment in first gold block - source
27th June 2023 By: Reuters

State-owned Indian iron-ore miner NMDC is likely to invest around five-billion rupees ($61-million) in its planned first foray into gold mining, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on... 

Western Range spend tips A$1bn
26th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining major Rio Tinto and its joint venture partner China Baowu Steel Group Co have spent some A$1-billion on contract awards to Western Australian businesses for the construction of the Western... 

The China-driven metals ‘super cycle’ is over, Jefferies says
The China-driven metals ‘super cycle’ is over, Jefferies says
23rd June 2023 By: Bloomberg

The halcyon days of China underpinning demand for metals like copper, aluminum and iron ore are over, according to Jefferies. With China facing a falling population and geopolitical challenges,... 

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On-The-Air (23/06/2023)
23rd June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

It’s that time again on a Friday when Update At Noon presents another Update From The Coal-Face with Martin Creamer, publishing editor of Engineering News and Mining Weekly. The use of platinum in... 

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Battery commercialisation, green hydrogen make headlines
23rd June 2023

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer unpacks hopes for the use of Platinum and Palladium in the commercialisation of batteries; calls for SA to produce green hydrogen locally, which could add value... 

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Forrest gifts Minderoo A$5bn of Fortescue shares
21st June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The share price of iron-ore major Fortescue Metals stumbled on Wednesday with the announcement that founder and executive chairperson Andrew Forrest would gift 220-million of the company’s shares... 

East China Engineering and Nyanza Light Metals of Richards Bay sign joint venture contracts.
Contracts advance R4.5bn titanium value-add project in KwaZulu-Natal
20th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The continent of Africa must industrialise as quickly as it can, South Africa’s Trade, Industry and Competition Deputy Minister Nomalungelo Gina said on Tuesday when she presided over the signing... 

Saudi Arabia’s PIF leads bidding for $2.5bn Vale base metals stake
20th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund is emerging as the leading bidder to acquire a stake in Vale’s multibillion-dollar nickel and copper operations, people with knowledge of the matter said. PIF... 

Fortescue Future Industries and Fortescue Metals Group executive chairperson and founder Dr Andrew Forrest
Apt investment in green hydrogen can provide full employment, FT Hydrogen Summit hears
19th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Proper investment in green hydrogen generation has the potential to provide full employment and economic growth for decades to come as well as protect the planet from devastating climate change,... 

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McPhee Creek iron project, Australia
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Atlas Iron plans to develop McPhee Creek as an operation producing up to 9.7-million tonnes a year. 

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Belinga Iron Ore project, Gabon – update
16th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Fortescue Metals has awarded a significant earthmoving and crushing services contract to mining services company Capital. 

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Mining’s inability to absorb youth raises questions about its sustainability
16th June 2023 By: Nadine James

High youth unemployment, combined with a national skills shortage and the fact that just over a third of the population is between 15 and 35 years old, means that South Africa – already contending... 

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