R/€ = 19.28 Change: -0.02
R/$ = 16.46 Change: -0.07
Au 1875.74 $/oz Change: -30.77
Pt 862.75 $/oz Change: -22.83


10 maintenance tips for lockdown

By: Creamer Media Reporter      9th October 2020 With many countries currently in some form of forced lockdown, a number of businesses have been forced to shut down their operations for an uncertain time period. Many organisations can lock their front door and go home, working remotely to continue their activities. Others in asset-intensive... 

Minergy achieves milestones despite Covid-19 impact

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     25th September 2020 Coal mining and trading company Minergy recorded considerable achievements and milestones during the financial year ended June 30, despite a significant part of the year being impacted by Covid-19. “Despite border restrictions between South Africa and Botswana (a minimum of 15 weeks), Minergy, in... 

Minerals Council welcomes call to rebuild the South African economy  

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     18th September 2020 Industry body the Minerals Council South Africa has welcomed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address this week announcing the further lifting of restrictions with the shift in the country’s Covid-19 status to Level 1 from September 20. The Minerals Council says it also shares the view of the... 

Exchange control lifting sends strong growth message – Anglo 

By: Martin Creamer     21st August 2020 The lifting of exchange control by South Africa sends a really strong message about the country’s desire to promote investment and growth, says Anglo American finance director Stephen Pearce. He gave South Africa a pat on the back during Anglo’s virtual presentation of half-year results last... 

Gold barrels past $2 000 with stage set for prices to rally more

By: Bloomberg     5th August 2020 Gold’s scorching rally gathered more force, with prices driven higher into record territory above $2 000/oz as investors assessed prospects of more stimulus to combat the pandemic’s fallout, another slide in US real yields and increased geopolitical risks. Bullion is up more than 30% this year,... 

AuStar inks concentrate deal

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2020 Junior AuStar Gold has inked a definitive concentrate sales agreement with New York based metals trading house MCC Non-Ferrous Trading for the sale of high-grade concentrate product. AuStar told shareholders that the terms of the agreement remained commercial-in-confidence, but represented... 

Great Panther mines return to stable production

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th July 2020 Gold and silver mining company Great Panther Mining’s mines in Mexico have returned to stable production, following the lifting of government mandated restrictions on mining, and in Brazil, its Tucano mine has “outperformed” despite the challenges of the global health pandemic. The dual-listed... 

Partial restart planned at Browns Range

By: Esmarie Iannucci     1st July 2020 Rare earths producer Northern Minerals on Wednesday announced that it would partially restart operations at its Browns Range pilot plant, in Western Australia, while also restarting exploration activities across its tenements. The company in March this year temporarily suspended operations at... 

Jervois commences high-prospect drilling programme in Uganda

By: Donna Slater     26th June 2020 TSX-listed nickel and copper miner and explorer Jervois Mining is planning to drill at its Kilembe area properties in western Uganda, to test a target with high-grade copper/gold rock chip samples and a coincidental gold in soil anomaly. The CC target is undrilled and contains some of the... 

Millennial's Argentina project receives enviro permit

By: Mariaan Webb     24th June 2020 TSX-V-listed developer Millennial Lithium has received an environmental permit for its flagship lithium brine project, Pastos Grandes, in Salta, Argentina, lifting its share price by nearly 10% on Tuesday. The declaracion de impacto ambiental (DIA) that the project received represents the... 

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