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The Rochester operation in Nevada
Coeur's Rochester expansion pours first doré
19th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Coeur Mining on Monday announced several milestones at its major Rochester expansion project, in Nevada, including the production of the first silver and gold ounces. Following a ramp-up... 

Chinova puts Australian copper-gold operations up for sale
19th September 2023 By: Reuters

Chinova Resources, a unit of Shanxi Donghui Energy Group, has put its Australian copper-gold operations up for sale and hopes to have the deal done this year, a director at adviser BurnVoir... 

Makuutu project drill cores
DRA tasked to save costs at Makuutu
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths developer Ionic Rare Earths has appointed engineering and project house DRA Global to review the definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Makuutu rare earths project, in Uganda.... 

Image shows coal stacker and heaps
New Hope posts solid full year
19th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner New Hope Corporation has reported a solid financial year for the year ended July, with net profits after tax and underlying earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation... 

Rail link to Port Elizabeth port damaged by rough seas
18th September 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Transnet Freight Rail's (TFR's) rail link into the Port of Port Elizabeth has been heavily damaged by rough sea conditions that caused a wash-away of the track formation on September 16. This is... 

Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots.
Pan African advancing to quarter million ounces of gold a year, analyst calculates
18th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The pathway established by Pan African Resources towards achieving gold production of a quarter million ounces a year in 2026 is based on two organic growth prospects in the immediate future,... 

Descycle non-executive chairperson Ian Cockerill
Ian Cockerill appointed Descycle chairperson
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Metals recovery company Descycle has appointed mining and metals industry veteran Ian Cockerill as nonexecutive chairperson. He succeeds Geoff McNamara, who will remain on the board as a... 

Hydrogen-powered aviation company ZeroAvia secures support from major groups
18th September 2023 By: Rebecca Campbell

Zero emission aviation company ZeroAvia announced on Monday that its latest funding round has been led by major international groups, namely Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus, UK-based... 

China to revise mine safety law after fatal accidents
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

China's mine safety administration is drafting revisions to the country's mining safety law, an official said on Monday, after two coal mine accidents killed more than 60 people this year. The... 

Santacruz reports fatality at Mexico mine
18th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Santacruz Silver Mining has reported a fatality at its Zimapan mine, in Mexico. The fatality was the result of rockfall from a stope face. 

Perseus adds to Yaouré mine life
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual-listed gold miner Persues Mining has extended the mine life at its Yaouré operation, in Côte d’Ivoire, by 12 years to 2035. The ASX- and TSX-listed miner on Monday updated the ore reserve at... 

Lundin aims to strengthen Chilean presence after approval of project at key copper mine
18th September 2023 By: Reuters

Lundin Mining hopes to strengthen its role as a major player in Chile's copper industry after a $600-million project for its key Candelaria mine was approved, a top executive said on Friday. "The... 

Thunderbird commissioning starts
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Commissioning of process plant at the Thunderbird mineral sands project, in Western Australia, is under way with owner Sheffield Resources saying the project was tracking within its original budget... 

Image shows Australian currency
Cyprium raises cash, makes massive management changes
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Cyprium Metals has completed a A$31.6-million capital raise and has announced the appointment of new management. Barry Cahill has resigned from the company’s board and as MD, effective... 

Image shows solar panels
BMA signs new clean power deal
18th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has entered into a new renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Queensland’s publicly owned energy generator and retailer CleanCo, which is expected to... 

Due to the large size and weight, this 9.5MW 11KV WEG electric motor has to be disassembled for shipment and reassembled on the offshore FPSO off the coast of Ghana.
Specialist gains traction in oil, gas sector
18th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa is “hungry for electricity”, and electrical specialist Zest WEG is seeing growing demand from the oil and gas sector, from both upstream and midstream facilities as nations on the continent... 

Image of Petra Diamonds Finsch Mine, South Africa
Petra confident of medium-, long-term lift in market
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

In a diamond market that is softer than anticipated, London-listed Petra Diamonds is moving ahead with confidence despite a downturn in its financial performance for the year ended June 30, 2023.... 

Hudbay expands its reach in the Snow Lake region
Hudbay expands its reach in the Snow Lake region
15th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed Hudbay Minerals has marked a milestone in its growth journey by completing the acquisition of Rockcliff Metals. This move strengthens Hudbay’s position in the Snow Lake region of... 

Image of emerald gemstone
Gravelotte mine, South Africa
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An emerald mine in Limpopo, South Africa. 

Renewables and Mining: An emerging relationship
15th September 2023

In anticipation of the African Renewable Investment Summit, Gilles Durmont, Head of Business Development at JUWI South Africa, sheds light on the intertwined nature of renewable energy and mining.... 

Glencore meets stringent rehabilitation markers in NSW
15th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The New South Wales government has signed off on diversified miner Glencore’s rehabilitation of some 76 ha of mined land at the Ulan coal mine complex. Glencore said in a statement on Friday that... 

Location map of the Goulamin project
Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An intensive construction phase is planned for the project in the second half of 2023. 

Imeg of periodic table symbol for nickel
Crawford nickel sulphide project, Canada – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Canada Nickel has announced a bridge facility with Auramet International. 

Aerial view of the Balama project
Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The US International Development Finance Corporation has approved a conditional loan commitment to Syrah Resources subsidiary Twigg Exploration and Mining. 

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A strategic partner of choice for defence and security solutions
15th September 2023

The Armaments Corporation of South Africa SOC Limited (Armscor) is an acquisition agency for the South African Department of Defence (DOD), and other State organs and entities. Armscor’s mandate is... 

Drill core from the Dewittekrans project
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Menar has provided an update on its coal projects. 

Aerial view of the Motheo diamond project
Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

African Mining Services has been awarded a contract from Sandfire Resources at the project. 

Image of Venetia Underground Project
Venetia Underground Project, South Africa – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Venetia has delivered its first production. 

The new Liebherr L 566 wheel loader is an upgrade of the previous 5.0 generation range
New wheel loader improves efficiency
15th September 2023

The new Liebherr L 566 wheel loader, part of construction machine manufacturer Liebherr’s 5.1 wheel loader family, is an upgrade of the previous 5.0 generation range, and benefits from significant... 

The above image depicts the Verder Pumps South Africa range of Verder Flex Dura peristaltic pumps.
Digitalisation drive
15th September 2023 By: Lynne Davies

By incorporating advanced technology, such as Internet of Things (IoT) technology, into pump systems, pumps manufacturing specialist Verder Pumps South Africa can assist with pump monitoring. This... 

An aerial view of the Execujet offices, and hangars in Lanseria
Firm expands maintenance portfolio
15th September 2023

Aerospace company Dassault Aviation's South African subsidiary ExecuJet announced in July it had expanded its portfolio of maintenance approvals for business aircraft and engines. ExecuJet... 

Image of mining materials plant layout
Testing ore materials ensures efficiency in operations
15th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Testing ores is necessary so that bulk handling and logistics processes run smoothly in the mining material bulk handling and logistics industry, says mining operations support company Isithelo... 

Road freight growth subsiding, rail sector struggling – Ctrack index
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Ctrack Transport and Freight Index (Ctrack TFI) retreated further in July to an index level of 120.8, the lowest level this year since March’s 120.5.  This represents a decrease of 1.2% during... 

Overstocked Motus faces slowing South African new-vehicle market
15th September 2023 By: Irma Venter

Following seven months of trading, it is clear that the South African new-car market is unlikely to reach the 540 000 to 560 000 units expected at the beginning of the calendar year, says Motus CEO... 

MTN South Africa makes a significant economic, social impact from its operations and investments
15th September 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Information and communications technology (ICT) giant MTN says that it has created demonstratable socioeconomic contributions to addressing the triple challenges of unemployment, poverty and... 

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Public–private partnerships could play role in ensuring water security
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As climate change and its effects such as erratic weather patterns intensify, coupled with rapid urbanisation and population growth, municipalities and metros would do well to pursue more... 

Litghium from the Kathleen Valley project
Kathleen Valley lithium/tantalum project, Australia – update
15th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Liontown Resources is evaluating the sale of direct shipping ore at its Kathleen Valley project as an opportunity for early cash generation. 

A locomotive owned by Transnet Freight Rail
Considerable challenges hampering TFR's performance, but interventions under way
14th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

There are myriad of challenges plaguing State-owned rail operator Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), ranging from infrastructure and security to skills shortages; however, several interventions are under... 

Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
Kruger Park opposes new border link to Mozambique
14th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s biggest wildlife reserve and some local businesses are opposing plans for a new privately operated trucks-only border crossing aimed at speeding up mineral exports to ports in... 

Taseko secures final permit for Arizona copper mine
Taseko secures final permit for Arizona copper mine
14th September 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian mining company Taseko Mines has received the final permit to build its 85-million-pound-a-year copper mine in Arizona. The company on Thursday announced that the US Environment Protection... 

Sibanye's Kloof gold mine
Sibanye to consult labour on the future of its Kloof 4 shaft
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

JSE- and NYSE-listed Sibanye-Stillwater will start consultations with organised labour and other affected stakeholders about the possible restructuring of its South African gold operations as a... 

Jan de Kock
The future of transformation in the mining sector
14th September 2023

By Jan de Kock, Head: CFM: Origination at Absa CIB The mining sector in Africa holds immense potential for economic growth and development. As the continent's working-age population continues to... 

Image shows Australian currency
Sandfire completes finance uplift at Motheo
14th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Copper/gold miner Sandfire Resources has completed a $60-million uplift to the Motheo finance facility, from $140-million to $200-million to support the 5.2-million tonne a year expansion of the... 

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