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China to speed up iron-ore projects to secure domestic supply
19th April 2023 By: Reuters

China's state planner on Wednesday said it will accelerate the construction of iron ore exploration projects and improve its capability to ensure iron ore supplies. The National Development and... 

From top left clockwise are Anglo's Duncan Wanblad, Anik Michaud, Matt Daley and Stephen Pearce.
Anglo’s 680 MW prioritised first-wave renewable energy projects on way
19th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Listed as a 2023 priority by Anglo American is getting the first wave of the renewable energy ecosystem projects under way in South Africa. The first wave of 680 MW renewable energy projects being... 

Swedish Ambassador to South Africa Håkan Juholt
South Africa’s green direct reduced iron export potential highlighted as industry mulls decarbonisation options
18th April 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Government and the steel industry are considering the potential of positioning South Africa as a global exporter of green hydrogen direct reduced iron (GHDRI) as part of a broader discussion to... 

Afrimat to report lower earnings amid volatile price environment
18th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed diversified miner Afrimat expects to report a 15% to 20% year-on-year decrease in its earnings per share (EPS) for the financial year ended February 28, on the back of lower prices. EPS... 

Vale is looking for copper in Peru
18th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vale has been looking for copper deposits in Peru as demand for the battery metal is set to surge in the world’s epic shift to clean energy. The mining giant has at least two very early-stage... 

Kumba builds, donates Postmasburg hospital surgical theatre
14th April 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore has donated a newly upgraded surgical theatre at the Postmasburg hospital to the Northern Cape Department of Health for the Tsantsabane community, thereby providing a... 

Green steelmaking will bolster platinum demand up to 2030, says WPIC
14th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With the steel industry’s ambitious plans to cut emissions by at least 80% by 2050, compared with 1990 levels, it will call for an increasing amount of hydrogen-based steelmaking, which bodes well... 

Kumba stresses benefit of concurrent rehabilitation
Kumba stresses benefit of concurrent rehabilitation
14th April 2023

Iron-ore producer and Anglo American subsidiary Kumba Iron Ore is implementing concurrent rehabilitation and closure measures at the company’s flagship open pit Sishen operation, near the town of... 

South Africa’s mining production down 5% y/y in Feb
13th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining production in South Africa decreased by 5% year-on-year in February, according to the latest data published by Statistics South Africa. The main negative contributors were coal, which... 

Arena funds hydrogen and green steel R&D
13th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Arena) has announced A$50-million investment for two funding rounds targeting research and development (R&D) for renewable hydrogen and low emissions iron... 

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On-The-Air (07/04/2023)
8th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

This week Martin Creamer talks to Sakina Kamwendo about green steel, trackless mining deaths, and replacing electricity-intensive smelting with a low-energy alternative 

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South Africa needs coal and iron-ore rail lines to become competitive without delay
7th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Worsening logistics constraints and rising electricity supply shortages have made South Africa a very difficult place in which to do business. While electricity supply gets the big headlines, the... 

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Spiral helps improve efficiencies
7th April 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While West Africa is considered to be a “premium” gold mining region, owing to it achieving a significant return on investment for its mining operations, the industry  lags in terms of... 

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Celebrating 50 years of excellence
7th April 2023

Local manufacturer and mineral processing expert Multotec will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary in April 2023. Multotec Group CEO Thomas Holtz says the company’s success over half a century... 

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Foreign investment crucial for Aus to maintain its resources powerhouse status
6th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Foreign investment will be crucial to Australia maintaining its status as a resource powerhouse, Resources Minister Madeleine King told a conference in Singapore. “Australia is fortunate enough to... 

Ferrexpo's Q1 output lifted by improved Ukraine power supply
6th April 2023 By: Reuters

Ferrexpo said on Thursday its first-quarter production more than doubled from the prior three months due to improved power supplies to its units in Ukraine, sending the miner's shares up over 5%.... 

De Beers Group CFO Sarah Kuijlaars
Kuiljaars succeeds Wanblad as Kumba nonexec director
5th April 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Diversified miner Anglo American has announced that De Beers Group CFO Sarah Kuijlaars will join the Kumba Iron Ore board as a nonexecutive director, effective May 31. This follows Anglo CE... 

Venture mulls Riley restart
5th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed junior Venture Minerals is mulling the restart of its Riley iron-ore mine, in Tasmania, which was placed on care-and-maintenance in September 2021. The company told shareholders that... 

The Richards Bay Coal Terminal
South African coal miners facing same old challenges in addition to lower prices
4th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

South Africa’s coal industry will have to contend with the same “headaches” as before this year, and without the advantage of record high prices. This was noted by McCloskey by OPIS Southern Africa... 

Kolomela iron-ore operation of Anglo group company Kumba Iron Ore, inNorthern Cape.
Anglo signs another green steel deal involving South African iron-ore
4th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Mitigating climate change, the biggest challenge of our time, requires a new, clean industrial revolution, says H2 Green Steel of Sweden, which on Tuesday announced the signing of a memorandum of... 

Mine waste finds new life as source of rare earths
4th April 2023 By: Reuters

Sweden, South Africa and Australia are at the forefront of a push to transform piles of mine waste and by-products into rare earths vital for the green energy revolution, hoping to substantially... 

Iron-ore slides as traders fear China crackdown, weather disruptions
3rd April 2023 By: Reuters

 Prices of Dalian and Singapore futures dropped on Monday amid lacklustre sentiment as traders feared inclement weather across China could disrupt construction activities and the prospects of... 

Illegal Amazon miners are expanding into copper as prices surge
3rd April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Authorities in Brazil are cracking down on illegal copper mining in the Amazon as high prices of the wiring metal attract black-market operators who normally focus on gold. Earlier this month, 50... 

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Australian resource exports set for new heights
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s resource and energy exports are forecast to reach a record A$464-billion in 2022-23, following a surge in energy prices in 2022. However, export earnings are forecast to ease to... 

Mining industry contributing towards sustainable water supply in the Northern Cape
30th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Industry body the Minerals Council South Africa and its members in the Northern Cape have welcomed the completion of the first phase of a project to refurbish the Vaal Gamagara Water Supply Scheme... 

BHP Group seeks delay to Brazil dam court case
29th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group BHP is seeking to delay a potential 36-billion pound ($44-billion) London lawsuit over Brazil's worst environmental disaster as it needs more time to prepare, the company's... 

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Mining necessary for green future - Minister
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King has highlighted the significant role that the resources sector would play in global decarbonisation efforts, in a statement to Parliament. “In order to... 

SRG wins A$55m contract from Fortescue
28th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed SRG Global has been awarded a near A$55-million infrastructure contract from iron-ore major Fortescue Metals at its Eliwana mine. The project would involve the construction of a 21-km... 

More delays at Iron Bridge
28th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue Metals has again pushed back the start date for its Iron Bridge magnetite mine, in the Pilbara, this time from the March quarter to the second half of April. Fortescue... 

Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu.
South Africa will overcome its rail and electricity problems, Menar MD predicts
27th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

At the end of the day, South Africa will overcome its rail transport and electricity availability issues, and confidence in both Transnet and Eskom will be fully restored, Menar MD Vuslat Bayoglu... 

Anil Agarwal
Billionaire mining tycoon in India fights to clear Vedanta's debt
27th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

For decades, Anil Agarwal cultivated a reputation as one of India’s great survivors. Starting as a scrap metal dealer, the billionaire magnate built a mining conglomerate to rival any other,... 

BHP strikes CCUS deal in China
27th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has struck a deal with Chinese steelmaker HBIS Group Co to trial pilot-scale demonstrations of carbon capture and utilisation technologies at HBIS’ steel operations in China... 

Minmetals chairman sees broad scope to co-operate with Rio Tinto
24th March 2023 By: Reuters

There are strong prospects for co-operation between China Minmetals and global miner Rio Tinto, the Chinese firm's chairman, Weng Zuliang, said in a statement on the company's website on Friday.... 

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BHP and Hatch team up on green steel
23rd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP has partnered with global engineering firm Hatch to design an electric smelting furnace pilot (ESF) plant in support of a decision to construct this facility in Australia.... 

The Saldanha Bay iron-ore terminal
Consortium to develop green corridor for shipping South African iron to Europe
22nd March 2023 By: Darren Parker

A new consortium is set to explore the options for developing a maritime green corridor for the zero-emission shipping of iron-ore between South Africa and Europe, the Global Maritime Forum (GMF)... 

IPR's dewatering plan saves the day at iron ore mine
22nd March 2023

When flooding at an iron ore mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape province meant it could no longer access the floor of one of its pits, it called in IPR for a sustainable solution. Rental... 

Teck is spinning off its coal business into Elk Valley Resources to focus on the production of copper.
Investors question Teck on climate even after Canadian miner's coal spin-out
22nd March 2023 By: Reuters

 Investors have yet to embrace Canadian miner Teck Resources' proposal to spin off its highly polluting coal business and focus on production of copper to help supply society's move toward electric... 

Afrimat moves to general mining on JSE
20th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Building materials and mining group Afrimat’s sector classification on the JSE has been reclassified to depict its business operations more accurately. Its classification on the JSE has changed... 

Reserve and outlook improves at Razorback
20th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Magnetite Mines has reported a 340% increase in the ore reserves for its Razorback iron project, in South Australia, as well as the results of an optimisation study which identified the... 

China to look at measures to curb 'unreasonable' iron-ore prices
17th March 2023 By: Reuters

China's state planner said on Friday it will look at measures to curb "unreasonable" iron ore prices, the latest in a series of warnings to the market to try to cool surging prices. The price... 

Private LTE networks expected to uplift Africa’s industrial, manufacturing sectors in 2023
17th March 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

As demand for private long-term evolution (LTE) networks across Africa increases, there are expectations that it could boost the operations of the industrial and manufacturing sectors during 2023.... 

In a first, Brazil's Vale scrubs coal from iron-ore pellets
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

Brazilian miner Vale produced iron-ore pellets on an industrial scale for the first time without adding coal, company executives told Reuters on Wednesday, in a major step toward reducing the... 

Devastation left in the wake of a tailings dam burst in Mariana, Brazil
BHP potentially faces $44bn bill in Brazil dam case
16th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group is potentially facing a £36-billion ($44-billion) lawsuit in London over Brazil's worst environmental disaster after the number of claimants more than tripled to 700 000,... 

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