R/€ = 16.98 Change: 0.19
R/$ = 14.32 Change: 0.15
Au 1810.22 $/oz Change: 2.26
Pt 1052.82 $/oz Change: -5.18


Ivanhoe’s Kamoa mine nears steady-state production

By: Donna Slater     Updated 7 hours ago TSX-listed Canadian mining company Ivanhoe Mines reports that copper production at its Kamoa-Kakula mine, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has steadily increased since hot commissioning started in May, exceeding 500 t/day towards the end of July. Production is nearing the Phase 1... 

African mining can harness tech, automation to spur economic recovery

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     3rd August 2021 The mining sector in Africa can help to grow economies during and after the Covid-19 pandemic, by harnessing technology and automation, as well as by capitalising on opportunities provided by the green transition, automation company Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa CEO Sabine Dall’Omo said on... 

Rhodium again top performer in RBPlat’s revenue basket  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd August 2021 Rhodium was once again the top performer in the revenue basket for platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat), the revenue of which was up 108.1% to R9 584.3-million in the six months to June 30. The average rhodium price for the period increased threefold to $25... 

Electricity supply constraints to impact on critical PGMs production - Davis 

By: Donna Slater     3rd August 2021 As efforts to reduce the impact of global warming and climate change ramp up, South Africa is set to lose out on critical platinum group metals (PGM) production as a result of increasing electricity disruptions and load-shedding, independent precious metal consultant Dr David Davis says. Demand... 

30 MW solar study will be concluded in second quarter of 2022 – RBPlat  

By: Martin Creamer     3rd August 2021 The feasibility study for the construction of the 30 MW modular photovoltaic plant for renewable energy will be concluded in the second quarter of 2022, platinum group metals (PGMs) mining company Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) reported on Tuesday when it presented record financial results and... 

Altus appoints mining veteran to lead its operations in Egypt

By: Donna Slater     3rd August 2021 Aim- and TSX-V-listed African mining royalty generator Altus Strategies has appointed Mark Campbell as nonexecutive chairperson of its 100%-owned subsidiary Akh Gold. Campbell has also been appointed GM of Altus’ Egypt branch. 

Western Australia takes step-up in battery chemicals production

By: Reuters     3rd August 2021 Western Australia is preparing to take a bigger slice of the booming global battery market, forecast to grow to $150-billion by 2030, as it moves beyond mining lithium and nickel into chemical processing. Three big battery chemicals plants are set to come on line in coming months, while... 

Northern Star looking at renewables

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2021 Gold miner Northern Star Resources will be looking at a number of renewable energy options at its projects to offset its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to reach its target of net zero GHG emissions by 2050. Speaking at the Diggers & Dealers conference, Northern Star MD Stuart Tonkin said that... 

Pilgangoora could rival Greenbushes - Brinsden

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2021 The Pilgangoora lithium/tantalum project in Western Australia, could potentially rival the 1.34-million tonne a year Greenbushes lithium mine in terms of production. ASX-listed Pilbara Minerals MD and CEO Ken Brinsden said on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, in Kalgoorlie,... 

BHP to take expansion decision at Mt Keith

By: Esmarie Iannucci     3rd August 2021 Mining major BHP is readying to take a final investment decision on the expansion at its Mt Keith concentrator, in Western Australia, at the end of the financial year. BHP Nickel West asset president Eduard Haegel told delegates at the Diggers & Dealers conference, in Kalgoorlie, that the... 

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