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Vedanta focused on becoming ESG leader
Vedanta focused on becoming ESG leader
7th February 2024

Good governance and sustainable development are at the core of diversified global natural resources and technology conglomerate Vedanta Group's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and... 


The Minas-Rio mine
Anglo's Minas-Rio, Barro Alto mines complete IRMA audit; more mines to follow
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Anglo American’s Minas-Rio iron-ore and Barro Alto nickel mines, in Brazil, have been assessed against the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance's (IRMA’s) comprehensive... 


Anglo American considers deeper cost cuts in face of worst downturn in years
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American may consider deeper cost-cutting measures unless market conditions improve after a fall in prices and a downturn in the platinum group metals (PGMs) sector that is the worst in 35... 


Iron-ore hits lowest since November as demand concerns escalate
6th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore hit a three-month low as the upcoming Lunar New Year and ongoing property market crisis cast a shadow over Chinese demand. Benchmark futures in Singapore dropped for the fifth time in six... 


Duncan Wanblad
Anglo CEO says he can run sprawling miner better than any activist
6th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Anglo American’s boss said he’s the best person to reshape the century-old miner — if needed — as slumping commodity prices pressure its sprawling operations and spark murmurs about activist... 


President Cyril Ramaphosa at the Mining Indaba.
South Africa’s mining industry now 39% black-owned, Mining Indaba hears
5th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

In 2004, the year South Africa’s far-reaching Mining Charter was first introduced, black ownership in South Africa’s globally recognised mining industry stood at a negligible 2%. This has now leapt... 


The Simandou mine area
Guinea lawmakers approve JV for Simandou iron-ore development
5th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Guinea’s National Transition Council approved a joint venture between Rio Tinto, China-backed Winning Consortium Simandou and the government that seeks to develop the world’s biggest untapped iron... 


Copper sheets produced in the DRC
Western miners lag as oil powers enter race for Africa's critical metals
2nd February 2024 By: Reuters

Risk aversion is likely to leave major Western miners lagging in a race to tap Africa's reserves of critical raw materials that has gathered pace now Middle Eastern oil powers have begun to emulate... 


Creamer Media cover for Iron-Ore 2023/24 report
Iron-Ore 2023/24: Bracing for change
2nd February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Creamer Media’s ‘Iron-Ore 2023/24: Bracing for change’ report considers the current iron-ore market focusing on key developments globally in the sector, namely supply, demand, trade, pricing and... 


Former NT Minister quits Fortescue
Former NT Minister quits Fortescue
2nd February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Former Northern Territory chief Minister Michael Gunner has resigned from Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), citing personal reasons. Announcing his decision, Gunner said that working for the... 


Image of iron-ore stockpile
Simandou iron-ore project, Guinea – update
2nd February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

China Baowu Steel Group has raised more than $1-billion from a bond issue, in part for the giant Simandou iron-ore project. 


MinRes makes board changes
1st February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Mineral Resources (minRes) has announced the appointment of Jacqueline McGill to the board as an independent nonexecutive director, with effect from January 31. McGill is a highly... 


Frengelina Mabotja, Business Line Manager Screening Solutions at Sandvik Rock Processing
Meeting Africa's growing demand for vibrating screens and feeders
1st February 2024

BLURB FOR ONLINE PLATFORMS Across the diverse commodities landscape of Africa, the demand for vibrating screens and feeders is on the rise. Sandvik Rock Processing, a prominent player in the... 


Former BHP exec to chair iron-ore junior exploring Madagascar
31st January 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Graeme Hunt, a former BHP iron-ore president, has been appointed chairperson of ASX-listed Akora Resources with effect from February 1. MD and CEO Paul Bibby says Hunt’s extensive iron-ore... 


Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo to attend Mining Indaba 2024
31st January 2024

Investing in African Mining Indaba is honoured to announce that the Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde will be attending Mining Indaba 2024 where he... 


Nigeria to offer investors 75% stake in proposed solid minerals firm
31st January 2024 By: Reuters

Nigeria plans to offer investors at least a 75% stake in a proposed solid minerals corporation, a minister said on Tuesday, as lawmakers draft legislation to create the new state-backed firm to... 


China Baowu raises $1.4bn via bond, mostly for Simandou iron-ore project
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

The world's largest steelmaker China Baowu Steel Group has raised ten-billion yuan ($1.4-billion) from a bond issue, in part for the giant Simandou iron-ore project in Guinea, it said on Monday.... 


Vale's 2023 iron-ore output tops guidance, but sales fall
Vale's 2023 iron-ore output tops guidance, but sales fall
30th January 2024 By: Reuters

Vale's iron-ore production grew 4.3% in 2023, topping the Brazilian miner's estimate for the year, while shipments of the commodity fell slightly, the company said on Monday. The firm produced... 


Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
Australia's Resources Minister seeks investment from South Korea, Japan
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Resources Minister has begun a week long trip to South Korea and Japan to discuss gas exports and critical minerals opportunities, as its government on Monday released a "prospectus"... 


An Investing in African Mining sign
Logistics, energy challenges remain for Mining Indaba host South Africa
29th January 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining Indaba to open with SA mining industry hit hard by rail inefficiencies The yearly African Mining Indaba will start on February 5 against the backdrop of the local mining industry facing... 


Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Brazil's mining chief says Lula never tried to weigh in on Vale succession
29th January 2024 By: Reuters

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has not sought to influence who will be chief executive of major mining company Vale, a senior official said on Friday, after recent reports suggesting... 


Image of iron-ore stockpiles
Rhodes Ridge iron-ore project, Australia – update
26th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is progressing to a prefeasibility study. 


Tshepa Basadi
Tshepa Basadi
26th January 2024

Black women-owned project, engineering and procurement management business Tshepa Basadi, meaning “Trust Women” in Setswana, was founded by its female leadership team in 2017 in the Hotazel region... 


Vedanta Base Metals setting up for sustainable positive disruption across nations
Vedanta Base Metals setting up for sustainable positive disruption across nations
26th January 2024

The innovative and forward-looking Indian multinational group, Vedanta Limited, continuously strives to unlock value and create positive disruption in its journey to Transform For Good through... 


Plaintiffs demand €582m from TÜV Süd over Brazil dam burst
25th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

More than 1 400 plaintiffs are demanding over €582-million in damages from German industrial inspector TÜV Süd over its alleged role in the deadly collapse of a dam in Brazil, their lawyers said on... 


Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
Fortescue's first-half shipments hover near record high; shares rise
25th January 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Fortescue logged a near-record iron-ore shipments for the first half and kept full-year forecast unchanged on Thursday, as the mining giant ramps up production at its flagship Iron... 


A rig at the Dasa uranium project in Niger
Uranium producer Niger launches mining sector overhaul
25th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Niger temporarily suspended the granting of new mining licenses, the first step in an audit of its mining sector as it seeks to boost government revenue. The country will also take stock of... 


The Maputo port
DP World’s $2bn Mozambique port expansion gets approval
24th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Mozambique approved an extended deal for DP World, Grindrod and other operators of its biggest port, including a $2-billion expansion that will further draw cargoes away from neighboring South... 


Fortescue faces rare delays for China iron-ore customs clearance - sources
23rd January 2024 By: Reuters

At least two iron-ore cargoes from the world's No.4 supplier Fortescue Metals Group are facing unusual customs delays at north China's Caofeidian port due to inspections for solid waste, sources... 


Nickel prices keep slumping even as mines close
Nickel prices keep slumping even as mines close
23rd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Nickel continued its slump, heading toward the lowest level in more than three years, even as the collapse in prices for the metal force mines to shutter. The metal used in stainless steel and... 


Codelco wins shareholder approval to secure first lithium asset
Codelco wins shareholder approval to secure first lithium asset
23rd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Codelco, the world’s biggest copper producer, won approval to buy Lithium Power International after shareholders of the Australian junior voted in favor of a takeover that diversifies the Chilean... 


Two Australian resource-rich regions facing destructive storms
Two Australian resource-rich regions facing destructive storms
22nd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Two Australian resource-rich regions are bracing for potentially damaging storms that could lead to flooding, the latest threats after months of extreme weather events. A tropical low developing... 


Lula pushes ally for Vale CEO as Brazil’s iron-ore miner weighs succession
Lula pushes ally for Vale CEO as Brazil’s iron-ore miner weighs succession
22nd January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Political lobbying as much as boardroom maneuvering could determine who wins the race to become the next boss of Vale, the world’s No. 2 iron-ore producer. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da... 


Coal being transported on South Africa's railway
Transnet partially restores service on coal export line
19th January 2024 By: Reuters

South African freight rail operator Transnet said late Thursday it resumed partial service on the line connecting to the country's main coal export terminal, four days after two trains collided and... 


Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
Startup aims to transform WA from world’s mine into world’s foundry
19th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Perth-headquartered Element Zero, a green materials platform company launched by former Fortescue executives, has raised $10-million in seed funding for its pioneering zero-carbon metal conversion... 


Magnum pursues main board US listing
Magnum pursues main board US listing
19th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-based iron-ore firm Magnum Mining & Exploration has terminated its OTC-QB listing process and will instead pursue a listing on a major US stock exchange to advance its Buena Vista iron... 


Agnico-Eagle Mines operates the Meadowbank mine in Nunavut
Mineral-rich Arctic region of Nunavut gains control over its resources
19th January 2024 By: Reuters

Canada on Thursday formally gave the giant Arctic territory of Nunavut control over its reserves of gold, diamonds, iron, cobalt and rare earth metals, a move that could boost exploration and... 


Cyclone forming near Australia's coast may have 'severe impact'
19th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australia’s resource-rich Queensland state is bracing for its second tropical cyclone in a little more than a month, with a storm off the coast expected to strengthen during the weekend. A... 


Image of a drill rig at the Robe Mesa project
Robe Mesa iron-ore project, Australia – update
19th January 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

CZR Resources has sold its 85%share in the project. 


Gwede Mantashe
Cadastre imminent, 2024 to be used as year to clear backlogs, says Minerals Minister
18th January 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The introduction of an electronic cadastral system to record and enable online access to mining data is imminent, Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe emphasised in an interview... 


China cobalt buyers use global glut to challenge pricing
China cobalt buyers use global glut to challenge pricing
18th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

China’s battery industry has seized on a glut in the global cobalt market to push through a change in the way the commodity is priced. A rapid expansion of cobalt mining in Democratic Republic of... 


Liontown shares plunge as Albemarle seeks to exit Australian lithium developer
Liontown shares plunge as Albemarle seeks to exit Australian lithium developer
18th January 2024 By: Reuters

Shares of Liontown Resources fell about 15% on Thursday to hit their lowest level in 18 months after a term sheet showed Albemarle was trying to sell its stake in the Australian lithium developer.... 


BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP’s solid first half dimmed by metallurgical coal stumble
18th January 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Diversified mining group BHP has had a “solid” operational first half, CEO Mike Henry said on Thursday, reporting higher six-month copper and energy coal production, but lower iron-ore and... 


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