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Global oversupply forces BHP to suspend Australia nickel production
11th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Commodities major BHP on Thursday announced the suspension of production at its Western Australian nickel operations, citing a global oversupply in the nickel market. The decision follows a review... 

Close mining, space encounters to continue in Sydney
11th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  In an ideal world the terrestrial mining and commercial space sectors are working arm in arm on their mutual problems (or challenges).... 

K92 Mining expects stronger second half
K92 Mining expects stronger second half
11th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Vancouver-headquartered K92 Mining is anticipating an improved operational performance in the second half of the year, and continues to expect its full-year production to be between 120 000 oz and... 

Trash to treasure: Julian Treger heralds key value step for new-age miner
11th July 2024

By Richard Roberts, Editorial Director, Beacon Events  External validation of the positive economics of an iron ore tailings reclamation project at Lac Jeannine in Quebec, Canada, is a key step for... 

Astron Energy post
Maximising mining equipment performance using optimal lubrication solutions
11th July 2024

In the dynamic landscape of the mining industry, the performance and longevity of equipment stand as critical pillars for operational success. Lubrication plays a pivotal role in maintaining... 

Alphamin posts 28% q/q increase in tin production
10th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V- and JSE-listed Alphamin Resources has produced 4 027 t of tin for the quarter ended June 30 – a 28% increase from the March quarter. Alphamin, which owns and operates the Mpama North and... 

Hexagon, Scania and Fidens successfully debut Brazil’s first teleoperated 8x4 mining truck 
10th July 2024

Tucson, Arizona, USA (July 9, 2024) – Hexagon, the global leader in sensor and software technologies, has partnered with Scania and Fidens to successfully debut Brazil’s first ever remotely... 

Finance Minister Mario Marcel
Lithium projects likely to exceed govt targets in Chile
10th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Chile’s government said that strong interest from private firms in lithium deals meant it could exceed its goal of three to four new projects in development by the end of 2026. The 88 lithium... 

Barrick looking to expand Mali exploration amid regulatory developments
Barrick looking to expand Mali exploration amid regulatory developments
10th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Mining major Barrick Gold is actively pursuing an expansion of its exploration activities in Mali to bolster the long-term sustainability of its Loulo-Gounkoto operation CEO Mark Bristow has... 

AECI Group CEO Holger Riemensperger
AECI to sell Animal Health business as it shifts focus to core competencies
10th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mining explosives and chemicals company AECI has signed an agreement for the sale of its Animal Health business, as a going concern, to Nutreco International, whose South African subsidiary is... 

A stockpile of iron-ore
Looming wave of iron-ore supply threatens $100 price floor
10th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Iron-ore prices are likely to stay in three digits for the rest of 2024, insulated to a large degree from China’s faltering economy by cost support that kicks in at around $100 a ton. But that... 

Vessels at the Ngqura port
Transnet monitoring port operations as inclement weather continues
10th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

State-owned Transnet has said it continues to monitor operations at its Cape Town, Saldanha Bay, Port Elizabeth and Ngqura ports amid adverse weather conditions along the country's coast. Strong... 

Metallica Minerals makes leadership appointments
9th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Metallica Minerals has announced changes to its leadership structure, effective July 8, with the appointment of Stephen Everett as the independent non-executive chairperson and Greg... 

The Murchison operations
ISS recommends Karora shareholders approve Westgold merger
9th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The merger between Westgold and Karora, set to create a midtier gold miner producing 400 000 oz/y, gained the backing of a major proxy advisory company. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has... 

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Anglo American MCPP yielding positive results
9th July 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Four-and-a-half years since its launch, the Anglo American Municipal Capability and Partnership Programme (MCPP) is yielding results in helping to strengthen municipalities in the areas where the... 

Tru-Trac belt scales installed in harsh industrial conditions, demonstrating their durability and reliability
Tru-Truc sets new standards for belt scale accuracy
9th July 2024

Conveyor belt scales are indispensable components for measuring bulk materials in mining and industrial operations – but their value is compromised if accuracy is poor. “The ability to measure... 

Industrial and mining solutions from RS South Africa on show at MTE Hotazel and MTE Kathu in the Northern Cape
9th July 2024

RS South Africa, a trading brand of RS Group plc (LSE: RS1), a global provider of product and service solutions, will exhibit at MTE Hotazel on 9 July and at MTE Kathu on 11 July, both in the... 

Canada move to limit mining M&A hurts big metals producers, Scotia says
Canada move to limit mining M&A hurts big metals producers, Scotia says
9th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

New Canadian rules limiting foreign takeovers of mining companies will leave the nation’s biggest metals producers with lower valuations than their global peers, according to Bank of Nova Scotia’s... 

Eskom distribution group executive Monde Bala
Eskom implements load reduction in seven provinces, but loadshedding remains suspended
9th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With continued cold winter weather, increasing electricity theft and the indiscriminate use of electricity, the issue of network overloading has resurfaced in seven of South Africa’s provinces,... 

World Platinum Investment Council CEO Trevor Raymond.
Shanghai Platinum Week highlights unique platinum, palladium futures innovation
9th July 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum and palladium have been spotlighted on day two of Shanghai Platinum Week, where South Africa is well represented by Minerals Council South Africa as well as platinum group metals (PGM)... 

Successful steady-state operations under way after halted operations at Homase
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

Following the halting of operations at the Homase gold project, in south-western Ghana, in 2023, to review the design of the processing plant, Aim-listed gold producer GoldStone Resources has... 

Kamoa-Kakula delivers nearly 187 000 t of copper in first half
8th July 2024 By: Darren Parker

TSX- and OTCQX-listed Ivanhoe Mines has reported that its Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) produced 100 812 t of copper in concentrate during the second quarter... 

Marula appoints logistics, procurement manager for its East Africa operations
8th July 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Africa-focused battery metals investment and exploration company Marula Mining has appointed mining professional Fred Butia as the company's logistics and procurement manager for East Africa.... 

Indonesia gold mine landslide kills at least eight
8th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

A landslide at a small gold mine in Indonesia has left at least eight dead and dozens more missing, Kompas newspaper reported on Monday, citing the search and rescue agency. Heavy rain triggered a... 

Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher
Santos boss is racing against time to build a gas giant
8th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Kevin Gallagher is in a race against time. A veteran of Australia’s oil and gas industry, the Scotsman has earned acclaim for transforming Santos Ltd into the country’s second-largest fossil fuel... 

Vedanta says it has arranged $250m to settle Zambian copper mine debts
7th July 2024 By: Reuters

Vedanta Resources said on Friday it has arranged the financing it needs to start paying creditors of its Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia as it takes steps to revive operations after regaining... 

Uranium oxide
Niger govt takes back Madaouela mining right from GoviEx
5th July 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The government of Niger has issued TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium with a letter, stating that it no longer has rights over the perimeter of the Madaouela mining permit. GoviEx operated the project and... 

Australian coal stocks rally on Anglo American mine explosion
Australian coal stocks rally on Anglo American mine explosion
5th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Australian coal stocks are headed for their best week in years after a fire shut down one of country’s major mines, with Morgan Stanley seeing further upside for the commodity. Whitehaven Coal is... 

Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
Anglo American extends pay for workers of fire-hit Australian mine
5th July 2024 By: Reuters

Australia's Mining And Energy Union has reached an agreement with Anglo American to extend pay until August-end for workers at its Grosvenor mine that was shut earlier this week due to an ongoing... 

Suncor oil sands site shut because of nearby wildfire, Alberta Minister says
5th July 2024 By: Reuters

Suncor Energy has shut down its 215 000 barrel-per-day Firebag oil sands site in northern Alberta and curtailed some production as a precaution due to a wildfire about 8 km away, according to the... 

Newmont exercises Antipa top-up right
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Newcrest Operations, a subsidiary of global gold major Newmont, has exercised its top-up right to maintain an 8.6% shareholding in Western Australia-focused exploration company Antipa Minerals.... 

Anthony Artin, Country Manager – Brazil, Multotec
Multotec leverages vast global expertise and experience to support the booming lithium sector in Brazil
5th July 2024

( Virtual Showroom ) Multotec’s experience and expertise in dense media separation (DMS) across the world is hugely benefiting lithium operations in Brazil. This sector is currently booming due to... 

Canada's Industry Minister, Francois-Philippe Champagne
Canada sets strict criteria for foreign mining investment
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

In a move to safeguard national interests amid global geopolitical competition, Canada’s Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne has announced stringent measures governing foreign capital in... 

Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
Canada approves Teck’s coal sale to Glencore
5th July 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The Canadian government has approved commodities major Glencore’s acquisition of Teck Resources’ metallurgical coal business, Elk Valley Resources (EVR). The $6.9-billion transaction for a 77%... 

Cyanide spill detected near Victoria Gold’s Eagle mine in Yukon
Cyanide spill detected near Victoria Gold’s Eagle mine in Yukon
5th July 2024 By: Bloomberg

Canada’s Yukon Territory said elevated levels of cyanide were detected in a waterway near Victoria Gold’s Eagle Mine after an equipment failure and landslide at the site. Yukon Mining Minister... 

A generic image of galvanised steel sheeting
Bottlenecks affecting company’s operations
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Local supply chain and logistics bottlenecks have significantly impacted on steel trading and distribution company Tradecore Steel’s manufacturing operations. These bottlenecks can be attributed to... 

An image of Charles Dedham
Onus on sector to optimise steel capacity – SAISI
5th July 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid the mounting challenges of slow economic growth and increased steel imports, steel representative organisation the South African Iron and Steel Institute (SAISI) emphasises the need to address... 

A Ellicott Dredge Technologies Mud Cat Dredging barge
Partnership set to bolster African mine water sector
5th July 2024

Earlier this year Africa-focused pump supplier Tri-Pump signed an exclusive distributor agreement with US-based industrial equipment and dredging solutions manufacturer Ellicott Dredge Technologies... 

MCS’ philosophy is to foster self-sufficiency that allows the shapers to plough back into their communities
Programme empowers young agricultural entrepreneurs in KZN
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

In a move aimed at bolstering youth entrepreneurship, youth empowerment initiative Metropolitan Collective Shapers (MCS) has launched its impactful programme in KwaZulu-Natal as it continues to... 

A Curve D150 dewatering pump sat on the floor of a workshop
Efficient water management with new pump
5th July 2024

Local pump original-equipment manufacturer Pump & Abrasion Technologies launched its Curve D150 dewatering pump in May, which has been designed to improve water handling in mining operations. In... 

An image of a worker conducting inspections
NDT testing expert launches vendor inspection services
5th July 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection provider DEKRA Industrial South Africa (SA) has launched local vendor inspection and expediting services, leveraging its global vendor inspection... 

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Company awarded tender for 100-t crane
5th July 2024

Steel manufacturing corporation ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) has awarded a tender for a 100-t engineered crane to Southern Africa’s largest crane company Morris Material Handling. Morris... 

Renewables project to power miner’s KwaZulu-Natal operations
5th July 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Richards Bay Minerals (RBM), a division of diversified miner Rio Tinto, is set to receive 140 MW of renewable energy from the Khangela Emoyeni Wind Farm, in South Africa’s Western and Northern Cape... 

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