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Interim Eskom CEO Calib Cassim
Eskom aiming not to breach Stage 4 loadshedding this summer
27th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Eskom is aiming to limit loadshedding to Stage 4 during the summer months to the end of March by restricting unplanned breakdowns to 14 500 MW during what is also its high-maintenance season, when... 

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Bad weather causes major disruptions on TFR’s Cape Corridor
27th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

State-owned rail company Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has announced that it is experiencing significant disruptions to rail services on some parts of the Cape Corridor as a result of severe weather... 

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Rainbow Rare Earths issues 30m new shares to raise £4.5m
27th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

London-listed Rainbow Rare Earths has conditionally agreed to issue 30-million new ordinary shares in the company, each with no par value, at a price of 15p an ordinary share. This issuance is... 

Bastion to cut costs in Chile
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior Bastion Minerals has unveiled cost savings initiatives in Chile amid its talks with fellow-listed Hot Chili regarding the acquisition of the Cometa copper project. The two companies in... 

Czech giant takes major stake in Coronado
Czech giant takes major stake in Coronado
27th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Czech Republic-based Sev.en Global Investments has struck a deal to acquire a 51% interest in ASX-listed coal miner Coronado Global Resources from founding company The Energy & Minerals Group... 

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Recycling can leverage Glencore’s strong position in metal marketing – Morgan Stanley
26th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Glencore’s earnings contributions from recycling activities are not material at this stage, the growth potential to the diversified mining and marketing company from circular economic... 

Sasol moves to improve coal quality, completes study for new destoning unit
Sasol moves to improve coal quality, completes study for new destoning unit
26th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed energy group Sasol has confirmed that its planned new destoning unit, which has the potential to improve the quality of coal at its mines, will be on line towards the end of 2025 or... 

Alcoa names William Oplinger as CEO, succeeding Roy Harvey
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Alcoa named William Oplinger as CEO, replacing Roy Harvey who has led the largest US aluminum producer for almost seven years. Alcoa said Oplinger, 56, who was previously chief operations officer,... 

Congo plans new copper-cobalt smelter to serve informal miners
26th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Democratic Republic of Congo said it’s backing plans for a new domestically owned copper-cobalt plant to help formalize artisanal mining in the country, at a time when minerals crucial to electric... 

Philippines' lower house passes bill overhauling mining tax system
26th September 2023 By: Reuters

The Philippines' lower house on Tuesday approved a bill that overhauls the tax system for mining, which the government said will be simplified to make the industry more attractive to investors.... 

Australia billionaire weighs in on Albemarle's takeover target Liontown
26th September 2023 By: Reuters

Hancock Prospecting, owned by Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart, said on Tuesday it could help Liontown Resources build its lithium mine, after raising its stake in the developer that has... 

Black Cat secures Paulsens restart funding
26th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold developer Black Cat Syndicate has secured a A$60-million funding package to drive its vision to become a dominant player in three gold districts. The funding package consists of a... 

Walyering produces first gas
26th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

First gas has been produced from the Walyering gas filed, with the gas exported into the Parmelia gas pipeline under commissioning arrangements with gas major Santos. “The commencement of... 

London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
London-listed miner says Mali lithium project not hit by new law
22nd September 2023 By: Bloomberg

London-listed Kodal Minerals said its lithium project in Mali won’t be impacted by new legislation that entitles the state to a greater share of the West African nation’s mining assets. On August... 

MC Mining CEO Godfrey Gomwe
MC Mining revenue nearly doubles
22nd September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE listed MC Mining has reported a significant decrease in its aftertax loss for the year ended June 30, thanks to a marketing agreement that has paved the way for lucrative opportunities in the... 

Amerigo’s MVC mine resumes normal operations
22nd September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Minera Valle Central (MVC), Amerigo Resources mine near Rancagua, in Chile, has resumed normal production after removing more than 2.2-million m2 of water from the Cauquenes historical tailings... 

Southern Copper sees Peru output hitting 400 000 t this year
22nd September 2023 By: Reuters

Southern Copper, controlled by Grupo Mexico, expects its production of the red metal in Peru to bounce 17% this year to 400 000 metric tons, a senior executive told Reuters, driving the firm's... 

Fortescue abandons carbon offset scheme
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major and green energy developer Fortescue will forgo buying carbon offsets from this financial year onwards. The miner said in a statement on Friday that all funds allocated to carbon... 

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Strike likely to end at Chevron operations
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Industrial action at the US Gorgon and Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) operations could come to a close as unions and US energy major Chevron agreed to a deal proposed by the Fair Work... 

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Another Rio blast damages rock shelter
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Rio Tinto on Friday said it was working with traditional owners in the Pilbara after blasting operations at its Nammuldi iron-ore mine impacted an ancient rock shelter. “As part... 

Rio's QMM mine not a threat to environment - report
Rio's QMM mine not a threat to environment - report
22nd September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

An independent community study into the Rio Tinto QIT Madagascar Minerals (QMM) ilmenite mine, in Madagascar, has concluded that there is no need for heightened health concerns around local... 

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Wildcat & Mountain View gold/silver projects, US
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) has demonstrated the potential for a low-cost, high-margin, heap-leach gold/silver operation. 

Expansion project strengthens mining operation
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

A $1.8-billion expansion programme at platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Zimplats’ – the Zimbabwean PGMs mining business of South African PGMs major Impala Platinum (Implats) – Ngezi operation, in... 

Embracing digital tools to improve efficiency
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The South African mining industry is increasingly integrating digital tools to improve efficiency and control operation costs, representing a significant shift from previous years where digital... 

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Regulators must investigate accuracy of unsafe mine cable warnings
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Concern has again been expressed about incidents. in particularly underground coal mining situations, where trailing cables and couplers are reportedly failing during use. The representatives of... 

City of Cape Town to launch dispute mediation process on PRASA devolution, service standards
22nd September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis says the city is briefing its lawyers to launch an intergovernmental dispute on passenger rail devolution and service standards.  Hill-Lewis says the city has... 

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Funding increases for small business energy solutions as investment case improves
22nd September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Different renewable energy, energy storage and/or generator solutions can partially address small businesses' energy related challenges, and funding to install such solutions in small businesses is... 

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Boost equipment efficiency with Astron Energy’s LubeWatch programme
22nd September 2023

In the world of business, efficiency is key. Every minute of downtime and unexpected equipment failure can have a substantial impact on your bottom line. Astron Energy understands the significance... 

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Coyote gold operation, Australia
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A scoping study has detailed the potential development of an initial openpit and underground mining operation at the Coyote gold operation. 

Operations at the FWGR
Far West Gold Recoveries operation, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

There have been delays in the supply to of imported equipment to the project. 

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Makuutu rare earths project, Uganda – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The definitive feasibility study is being reviewed. 

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Marikana K4 platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore reserve development is ramping up. 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility. 

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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has conducted an internal review of the project process flowsheets, equipment selection and designs for the concentrator and salt-roast leach plant. 

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Thunderbird mineral sands project, Australia – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Commissioning of the process plant at the Thunderbird mineral sands project is under way. 

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Integrated reporting tool to be launched at Indaba
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Advisory company SSC Advisory will introduce its new integrated reporting tool, which is designed to assist clients in managing their environmental, social and governance (ESG) compliance... 

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Copper mine invests in aerial survey tech
22nd September 2023

Copper miner Lubambe Copper Mine (LCM) claims its underground Lubambe mine’s technical services division’s adoption and implementation of an aerial drone-based surveying technology to improve data... 

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Commissioning starts at Zambian lime plant
22nd September 2023

Last month, strategic minerals developer Firering reported the successful commissioning of the crushing system to produce aggregates, and the finalisation of the design work for the modification... 

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Indaba to address key mining industry challenges
22nd September 2023

The upcoming Joburg Indaba aims to address a diverse array of pivotal issues shaping the mining landscape, with conversations to centre on geopolitical and macroeconomic developments, collaboration... 

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Supplier hones in-country offering
22nd September 2023

Industrial products supplier BMG has established itself in Zambia as a single point of contact and reliable supplier of all essential quality branded products and essential support services,... 

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Motheo mine, Botswana
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Kalahari Copper Belt, in Botswana. 

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Innovation and collaboration take centre stage in decarbonisation
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining companies are leading the charge in decarbonisation, making significant strides. Yet, challenges persist, emphasising the need for collaborative efforts and innovation to strengthen this... 

Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
Premier’s Zim lithium mine to resume operations
21st September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals has completed the installation of the RHA ball mill at its Zulu lithium and tantalum project, in Zimbabwe. This includes all necessary feeds and discharge... 

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