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Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
South Africa’s quickly advancing Copper 360 is guiding sharp 2025 revenue rise
11th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The revenue of South Africa’s quickly advancing Northern Cape copper mining company Copper 360, the only pure copper play on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, is forecast by the company to have... 


Southern Palladium appoints new nonexecutive director
11th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Southern Palladium has announced the appointment of Advocate Lindi Nkosi-Thomas as a nonexecutive director, effective from June 10. Nkosi-Thomas, a practising lawyer and senior counsel,... 


Rio Tinto ups stake in Australia's second-biggest aluminium smelter
Rio Tinto ups stake in Australia's second-biggest aluminium smelter
11th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Commodities giant Rio Tinto will increase its interest Boyne Smelters (BSL), which owns and operates the Boyne Island aluminium smelter in Gladstone, Australia, to 73.5%. The company has agreed to... 


Rosond South Africa and Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia announce the establishment of Rosond Arabia
10th June 2024

Rosond, a leading South African company providing exploration and drilling solutions, and Bin Harkil Saudi Arabia, a renowned name in the mining and construction industry, proudly announce the... 


TotalEnergies, Air Products hydrogen deal uplifts platinum demand outlook still further
TotalEnergies, Air Products hydrogen deal uplifts platinum demand outlook still further
10th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

A 15-year agreement involving the supply of an initial 70 000 t of green hydrogen a year has been signed by TotalEnergies and Air Products. TotalEnergies, which is active in some 120 countries and... 


Tom Albanese has been appointed chairperson
Nevada Copper files for bankruptcy, CEO steps down
10th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US copper miner Nevada Copper on Monday announced that it had filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The company, which owns the Pumpkin Hollow mine, will not... 


K-Tec Joins Forces with Ukwazi to Revolutionise Earthmoving and Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa
10th June 2024

In a strategic move set to transform the landscape of earthmoving and mining operations in sub-Saharan Africa, K-Tec, a leading manufacturer of innovative earthmoving scrapers, has announced a... 


Omnia CEO Seelan Gobalsamy
Agriculture, mining remain growth areas for Omnia, despite difficult operating environment
10th June 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed chemicals group Omnia has reported a 10% decrease in operating profit to R1.7-billion for the financial year ended March 31, saying this reflected volatile market conditions and global... 


Blencowe signs first offtake MoU for Orom-Cross graphite
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

London-listed Blencowe Resources has signed its first nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MoU) for natural large flake concentrate offtake from the Orom-Cross graphite project, in Uganda. Under... 


Petra Diamonds' Cullinan mine
Petra, NUM sign five-year wage deal
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diamond miner Petra Diamonds and labour union the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have signed a five-year wage agreement covering Petra's South African operations for the period July 1, this... 


New Porgera Limited and Barrick Niugini Limited country manager Karo Lelai (left) hands over the second donation of relief supplies from the Porgera mine to Dorothy Kukum, director of community development with the Enga provincial government, on June 3.
Barrick and Zijin contribute $1m to PNG landslide relief efforts
10th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Mining companies Barrick Gold and Zijin Mining – joint venture partners in the Porgera mine – have jointly contributed $1-million to help communities in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province in the wake... 


Colombia President Gustavo Petro says coal exports to Israel will be halted.
Colombia halts coal exports to Israel over Gaza war
10th June 2024 By: Reuters

Colombia's President Gustavo Petro on Saturday said the country, which is reported to be Israel's biggest supplier of coal, will suspend exports of the fuel source to Israel over its assault on the... 


Speedier, greener lithium may be nine years away, Codelco says
Speedier, greener lithium may be nine years away, Codelco says
10th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Codelco, the copper giant that’s about to become a major lithium player, delivered some cautious guidance on the timing of a cleaner, faster way to extract the battery metal in northern Chile. A... 


Business profitability can be maximised by adopting proactive consulting and maintenance contracts
7th June 2024

By Nontu Mkhize, Offer Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric Facilities often neglect services and after-sales support until they face operational issues, highlighting the need to shift focus to... 


Asset management and maintenance – choosing the right partner for the job
Asset management and maintenance – choosing the right partner for the job
7th June 2024

By Nnadozie Ogbuehi, Field Services Director at Schneider Electric  In a research paper published by Taylor and Francis Online: An approach to improve asset maintenance and management priorities... 


Panthera restructures Mali JV agreements
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed diversified gold exploration and development company Panthera Resources has further restructured the joint venture (JV) agreements with Golden Spear Mali (GSM) over the Kalaka and... 


GoviEx receives radiological certificate for Madaouela project
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has received its radiological certificate for the Madaouela uranium project from the Nigerien government. The radiological certificate is a regulatory requirement prior... 


Hudbay and unions sign agreement for Copper World mine project
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX- and NYSE-listed Hudbay Minerals, in collaboration with several labour unions, has announced the signing of a letter of intent to enter into a project labour agreement (PLA) for the... 


Nevada Copper urgently seeks funding
Nevada Copper urgently seeks funding
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Vancouver-based Nevada Copper said on Thursday that it urgently needed funding to maintain operations and complete the commissioning and ramp-up of its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine in Yerington,... 


South Africa pioneered hydrogen haul truck.
World Hydrogen alerted to benefit of South Africa’s zero-emission hydrogen haul truck
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

One hydrogen haul truck eliminates the deleterious carbon emissions of the equivalent of 700 cars, First Mode global hydrogen sourcing director James Betts highlighted during this week’s World... 


Processing equipment at Santa Barbara
Aguia outlines reopening plans for Colombia's Santa Barbara mine
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Aguia Resources has announced a comprehensive work programme for the reopening of the high-grade Santa Barbara gold mine, in Colombia. This update follows Aguia's successful takeover of... 


Gold bars poured at the Chatree mine
Kingsgate marks first gold pour at refurbished Chatree plant
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Gold miner Kingsgate Consolidated has announced its first gold pour at the newly refurbished Plant #1 at the Chatree mine, in Thailand. The company reported on Friday that the first four doré bars... 


Codelco chairperson Maximo Pacheco
Codelco chairman says SQM lithium deal on track, despite Tianqi dispute
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

A plan to kick off a partnership between Chilean state miner Codelco and the world's No. 2 lithium producer SQM is on track for next year despite a potential challenge from a major SQM... 


The above image depicts workers setting up the Wärtsilä power plant
Firm to operate power plant for Nigerian cement facility
7th June 2024

Innovative technology provider Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year operations and maintenance (O&M) agreement for a captive power plant to provide energy for a Nigerian cement production facility. The... 


An image of rolled stainless steel
Enhanced steel grade meets demanding needs
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Stainless steel producer Columbus Stainless, based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, has improved on the “workhorse” 3CR12 utility steel by adding the high-strength 3CR12HP400 version to meet the... 


LARA SMITH
Mozambique’s recent surge in mining activity is largely owing to the discovery of new natural resources
Mining sector shows significant growth trajectory in Africa – consultancy
7th June 2024

Underscoring Mozambique’s significant mining sector growth is President Filipe Nyuse’s affirmation, through a statement, that Mozambique’s extractive industry amassed revenue exceeding... 


UPCOMING UPGRADE
Kenmare's largest mining plant, WCP A, is slated for an upgrade and transition to the Nataka ore zone
Plant upgrade secures long-term operations
7th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upgrading and relocating of titanium and zircon producer Kenmare Resources’ wet concentrator plant A (WCP A), at its Moma titanium minerals mine, in Mozambique, is aimed at securing long-term... 


Image of rough diamonds
Jwaneng underground project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works at the underground site are in progress. 


Image of manganese ore
K.Hill battery-grade manganese project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Giyani Metals Corporation has appointed Wood as the lead consultant on its definitive feasibility study  


Image of Kamoa-Kakula Phase 3 concentrator
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 


Image of hammered gold bar
Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 


Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


Image of gold nugget
Coyote gold operation, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at its Paulsens gold mine had been secured. 


Schematic of the Rosemont gold project
Rosemont Stage 3 underground mine project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Rosemont Stage 3 underground project will extend the Rosemont South production area with the installation of associated infrastructure to support reserve growth and life extensions. 


Image of uranium ore
Shirley Basin uranium project, US
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shirley Basin will have the capacity to produce up to one-million pounds of triuranium octoxide a year. 


Image of the Balama process plant
Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that production from Balama is being moderated until demand and price conditions warrant higher production levels. 


Microsoft commits R1.3bn investment to support small businesses, black industrialists
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

Technology company Microsoft and the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) have entered into an empowerment agreement to unlock programmes to support skills and capability... 


MTN Group calls for harmonised regulations in Africa to accelerate digital investment
7th June 2024 By: Natasha Odendaal

The acceleration of digital investment across Africa could be boosted by harmonising regulations, and MTN Group president and CEO Ralph Mupita is urging governments to consider this. Harmonised and... 


Steady increase in demand for Cape Town’s MyCiTi bus service
7th June 2024 By: Irma Venter

The latest audited statistics on MyCiTi ridership in and around Cape Town show that there is increasing demand for the bus service. “It took some time for the service to settle in again after the... 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
MEMSA Mind Shift 2024 - Innovation, digital technology and skills in the SA mining supply chain
7th June 2024

This year’s MEMSA conference, aptly themed ‘Smart Solutions for People and Planet’, brought together experts and thought leaders from the mining industry to share insights and advancements in... 


Martin Horgan CEO of Centamin plc
Why transitioning to clean energy is in mining companies financial interest
7th June 2024

The mining industry has undergone a transformation over the past decade as pressures around the energy transition have grown. With the metals and mining industry currently responsible for about 15%... 


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