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Vale weighs IPO of metals unit after sale of 10% stake
16th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Vale is considering a spinoff or initial public offering of its sprawling base metals business after it completes the sale of a minority stake, according to people familiar with the situation. The... 

Equatorial Resources makes $1.1bn claim against Congo
16th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Equatorial Resources has launched a $1.1-billion compensation claim against the Republic of Congo, claiming that the government of that country had taken unlawful measures against the... 

Exxaro CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Exxaro earnings soar, final dividend down
16th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal, energy and ferrous markets company Exxaro reported strongly rising revenue in its year-end results for the year ended December 31, which boosted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation... 

Ferrexpo's profit drops as Ukraine crisis hits output, raises costs
Ferrexpo's profit drops as Ukraine crisis hits output, raises costs
15th March 2023 By: Reuters

Ferrexpo reported a slump in its full-year profit on Wednesday, as the Ukraine-focused miner took a hit from higher costs and lower production volumes. Ferrexpo, the world's third-largest exporter... 

Rough diamonds mined in South Africa
Mining output declined for a twelfth consecutive month in January
14th March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining production experienced its twelfth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in January, recording a decrease of 1.9%, Statistics South Africa reports. The largest negative contributors were... 

Work set to resume at Simandou iron ore after Guinea, shareholders agree terms
14th March 2023 By: Reuters

Guinean authorities and shareholders have agreed on the terms of a joint venture to mine Simandou, one of the world's largest deposits of iron-ore, paving the way for work to resume this month, the... 

tin being processed
Weak tin supply growth forecast for the rest of the year
10th March 2023 By: Darren Parker

Tin mine supply will continue to grow this year, albeit very weakly, according to a global tin mining outlook report issued by research organisation Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research... 

China tells iron-ore traders to stop hoarding after rally
10th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

China is taking fresh measures to deter hoarding of iron-ore in a bid to cool a surge in prices of the key steel-making material. Beijing authorities are urging trading companies that store iron... 

China’s lithium probe puts spotlight on reserves and ESG risks
10th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

If it’s grown, drilled or dug up, chances are there’s not enough of it in China. Beijing’s ability to manage the mismatch between its scarce natural resources and vast industrial output is now... 

New Sandvik drill rig stands on shoulders of giant
10th March 2023

Sandvik’s new D25KX rotary drill rig, combining reliability and technology, has arrived in Africa – but its legacy has preceded it. This is because the Sandvik D25KX is an improved version of the... 

Coal drives up Exxaro’s full-year earnings
9th March 2023 By: Donna Slater

JSE-listed diversified energy company Exxaro Resources expects its headline earnings a share for the year ended December 31 to have increased bu between 20% and 34% year-on-year, to between R56.20... 

Climate Council calls for green steel incentives
9th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Australia’s Climate Council has called on the federal government to deliver strong policy and incentives to drive the transformation of industry, noting that the production of green metals in the... 

Andrew Forrest
Investors can't ignore US climate act, hydrogen evangelist says
7th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is ignored “at our peril,” according to the Australian billionaire with an ambitious plan to make his iron-ore company a green hydrogen behemoth. “We have to... 

Image shows a lithium sample
Australia leading the way in critical minerals - report
7th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by Geoscience Australia has shown that Australia’ was the world’s top lithium producer in 2021, and was among the top five global producer of 18 mineral commodities, including... 

African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt.
Turn energy, logistics threats into opportunities, African Rainbow Minerals CEO urges
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa's energy and logistics threats should be turned into opportunities, says African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Mike Schmidt. Speaking to Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview following ARM’s... 

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Kavango mobilises specialists after unearthing significant gold mineralisation at Ditau
6th March 2023 By: Donna Slater

Botswana-focused base and precious metals explorer Kavango Resources has commissioned professor and former Department of Geology at Brandon University in Canada chairperson Dr Hamid Mumin to... 

ARM's growth outlook.
African Rainbow Minerals to deliver early ounces from Bokoni platinum mine
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has invested R1-billion of capital to deliver early ounces at the Bokoni platinum group metals (PGMs) mine, the company said on Monday when... 

The National People's Congress meeting was held in Beijing on Monday.
Iron-ore and copper drop on lack of Beijing spending pledges
6th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Commodities from iron-ore to copper fell after China set a cautious economic growth target of about 5% for the year and didn’t announce any major new stimulus. The goal unveiled at the National... 

African Rainbow Minerals Executive Chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe.
African Rainbow Minerals declares R3bn interim dividend
6th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The headline earnings of African Rainbow Minerals rose by 40% to R5 171 million in the six months to December 31, when the JSE-listed company maintained a robust financial position, with net cash... 

Panic over metals for EVs goes all the way to automakers' C-suites
6th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

The merry-go-round of private meetings at an annual mining industry conference at Florida’s Hollywood Beach had a cast of new faces this year: auto sector executives increasingly anxious about... 

Vale to turn Amazon mining waste into high-grade iron-ore to feed steelmaking
3rd March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Metals producer Vale is turning 37 years worth of mining waste at an iron ore complex in the Amazon into high-quality material to be used in steel production. The company has started extracting... 

Images of mining truck at the Kolomela iron-ore mine
Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Good progress has been made on the project. 

Image of Sishen iron-ore mine
Sishen ultrahigh dense-media separation project, South Africa – update
3rd March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The project plan is being reviewed. 

Grindrod CEO Xolani Mbambo
Grindrod looks to expand commodity portfolio in the hunt for growth
2nd March 2023 By: Irma Venter

Logistics specialist Grindrod aims to “deconcentrate” its portfolio of commodities, says CEO Xolani Mbambo. Unveiling the company’s financial results for the year ended December 31 on Thursday, he... 

Flinders appoints new CEO
2nd March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Flinders Mines has appointed Steven Michael as MD and CEO, effective from March 2. Michael has over 25 years experience in the resources sector and was most recently the MD of ASX-listed... 

Iron-ore jumps on China data, bullish steel demand outlook
1st March 2023 By: Reuters

 Iron-ore futures jumped on Wednesday, as better-than-expected China manufacturing activity data raised hopes for a demand rebound in the world's top steel producer. The most-traded May iron ore... 

Chinese investment in rare earth miner blocked after advice, Australian Treasurer says
1st March 2023 By: Reuters

Australia's government has blocked a Chinese investor from raising its stake in a rare earths mining company on the advice of the Foreign Investment Review Board, Treasurer Jim Chalmers said on... 

Ex-Rio Tinto geologist joins Empire Metals
1st March 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Aim-quoted resource exploration and development company Empire Metals has appointed Andrew Faragher as its exploration manager, with immediate effect, Faragher joins a technical leadership team... 

Australian exploration spend dips
27th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Monday indicated that mineral and petroleum exploration expenditure fell during the December quarter by 1.3% and 9.9% respectively. In... 

Lithium producers defy mining sector slump with surging profits
24th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

Lithium producers in Australia saw profits surge on the back of high prices last year, avoiding a slump in earnings by other metal miners. Pilbara Minerals, one of the nation’s top producers, and... 

Iron-ore being transported by rail
Transnet snubs Kumba’s overture to run lucrative iron-ore rail line
24th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s State-owned logistics company has rejected an overture from an Anglo American unit to take over the running of its iron ore rail line, which is one of its most profitable but battles... 

King hosts sit-down with critical minerals stakeholders
24th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Resources Minister Madeleine King this week met with key industry and community groups to discuss how to best develop Australia’s critical minerals sector. King said the roundtables... 

Image of iron-ore stockpiles
Koolan Island mine, Australia
24th February 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Buccaneer Archipelago 140 km north of Derby, in Australia. 

Anglo American to take $1.7bn charge on British fertiliser mine
Anglo American to take $1.7bn charge on British fertiliser mine
23rd February 2023 By: Reuters

Anglo American on Thursday announced a $1.7-billion writedown on its project to produce fertiliser nutrients in Britain, as it set out its budget for the mine and flagged a later-than-expected... 

BHP trials green fuel in the Pilbara
23rd February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP is trialling the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) at its Yandi iron-ore operations, in Western Australia, to help power mining equipment. Supplied through a... 

Minerals Council welcomes 125% energy tax break in Budget speech
22nd February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Minerals Council South Africa welcomed the government’s intervention on Eskom’s debt and the financial encouragement to stimulate businesses building renewable energy projects by offering generous... 

Kumba Iron Ore CEO Mpumi Zikalala.
Green steel to cut Scope 3, solar to cut Scope 2, hydrogen to cut Scope 1 – Kumba Iron Ore
21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s Kumba Iron Ore sees itself as a critical player in the decarbonisation journey. Regarding tricky Scope 3 emission reduction, the Anglo American company is partnering with top... 

Dense media separation plant at Kumba Iron Ore's Kolomela operation.
Kumba Iron Ore resilient in tough environment, declares cash dividend
21st February 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African iron-ore producer Kumba has delivered a resilient financial performance in 2022, despite the year being characterised by a volatile macro environment, lower iron-ore prices,... 

Image shows BHP CEO Mike Henry
BHP's profits tumble
21st February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has reported a 16% fall in revenue for the half-year ended December, while profits after tax fell by 32% on the previous corresponding period. Revenue from continuing... 

Lightcone CIO and Anolawave director Reggie Yau (left) and seasoned mining engineer Ralph Bagirathi (right).
Financial services group to focus on Africa by establishing a presence in South Africa
20th February 2023 By: Donna Slater

With an abundance of untapped investment potential throughout Africa, financial services company Anolawave has established a presence in South Africa, co-founded by Lightcone Asset Management... 

General Motors digs into mining business to lead race for EV metals
20th February 2023 By: Bloomberg

General Motors is trying to speed ahead in the race for metals underpinning the industry’s shift to electric cars. The US automaker is competing for a stake in Vale’s base metals unit, people... 

ACCC lays charges against Swift
20th February 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched Federal Court proceedings against technology company Swift Networks for alleged bid rigging and price fixing when tendering to... 

Afrimat CEO Andries van Heerden
Afrimat upbeat about bulk commodities business, as construction materials business lags
17th February 2023 By: Schalk Burger

JSE-listed aggregates and mining company Afrimat's executives on February 17 reported to shareholders that the company was performing well in difficult times and that there were several projects... 

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