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Ore stockpile at the Woodlawn project
Woodlawn copper/zinc mine, Australia
10th May 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A production restart study has confirmed the mine’s exceptionally strong financial and technical merits. 


Komatsu’s WX07 LHD is engineered for the demanding South African underground hard rock environment
Komatsu’s WX07 LHD is engineered for the demanding South African underground hard rock environment
9th May 2024

Controlling costs and remaining competitive and financially viable are constant challenges for operators of underground hard rock mines. Making intensive use of new technology is the logical... 


A diamond being analysed
De Beers progresses diamond traceability, emissions reduction targets
9th May 2024 By: Chanel de Bruyn

As part of efforts to provide increased provenance across the diamond industry, De Beers plans to bring the first non-De Beers Group goods onto its Tracr platform this year. The Tracr platform uses... 


China April coal imports rise on lower domestic output, summer restocks
9th May 2024 By: Reuters

China's coal imports rose in April, customs data showed on Thursday, fuelled by lower domestic production and greater buying by power generators to swell stockpiles ahead of the peak summer demand... 


Standard Lithium and Equinor form US lithium partnership
9th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Standard Lithium on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with NYSE-listed energy group Equinor to accelerate the development of lithium projects in Arkansas and Texas. In terms... 


De Beers Group reports on progress towards ‘Building Forever’ sustainability goals
9th May 2024

2023 sustainability report communicates progress across key priority areas, focused on creating a positive impact in host countries and throughout the diamond value chain De Beers Group today... 


Mine Security conference aims to strengthen security measures, build investigations and intelligence sharing
Mine Security conference aims to strengthen security measures, build investigations and intelligence sharing
9th May 2024

Pinpoint Stewards will be hosting the annual Mine Security conference at the Indaba Hotel on 19 and 20 June. This year’s conference will be under the theme: Protecting mineral resources &... 


BG Global increases its equity interest in MCS to a majority 76.83%
BG Global increases its equity interest in MCS to a majority 76.83%
9th May 2024

Mining Consultancy Services (“ MCS” ) is thrilled to announce the successful conclusion of an extensive transaction process, resulting in the acquisition of an additional stake in MCS by BG Global... 


When the boom goes bust, protect your profits by prioritising your people
8th May 2024

By Arjen de Bruin, Group CEO at OIM Consulting It’s official: the commodity boom has gone bust.  


Boss prepares for first Honeymoon sales
8th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Commissioning of the Honeymoon uranium project, in south Australia, is proceeding to plan, with key metrics exceeding feasibility study forecasts, Boss Energy MD Duncan Craib said on Wednesday.... 


An image of JSE chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko
JSE undertaking measures to mitigate de-listing, shrinkage
8th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The JSE is undertaking several initiatives to mitigate de-listings and reduced market capitalisation, chairperson Phuthuma Nhleko said during the entity’s AGM on May 7. Speaking to Engineering News... 


RS South Africa showcases mining products solutions at MTE Zondereinde and Emalahlenind
8th May 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 Zondereinde in Limpopo on 9 May and MTE in Emalahleni on 22 May.... 


Indonesia says nickel reserves enough for expansion, despite moratorium call
8th May 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia's nickel reserves are sufficient for expanded processing operations, an investment ministry official said on Wednesday, amid calls from a miners' group to curb construction of new... 


Launch of the ESG Africa Confidence Index: A Benchmark for Sustainable Business Practices Across Africa
Launch of the ESG Africa Confidence Index: A Benchmark for Sustainable Business Practices Across Africa
8th May 2024

ESG Africa Events, the organisers of the ESG Africa conference, in partnership with Moore Global are thrilled to announce the launch of the ESG Africa Confidence Index, a pivotal new survey. This... 


Sierra Rutile to restart Area 1 operations
Sierra Rutile to restart Area 1 operations
8th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Sierra Rutile on Tuesday announced the planned to restart of Area 1 mining operations, pending a contract for additional power generation capacity and assuming that a new fiscal regime... 


VoltVision expands operational footprint in Africa and the Middle East with four new contracts
8th May 2024

VoltVision, the high voltage (HV) electrical data analytics business is pleased to report that it is continuing to expand across the African and Middle Eastern mining sectors.  Following successful... 


Firebird advances feasibility of manganese sulphate production in China
7th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australia’s Firebird Metals has announced promising results from its feasibility study for the production of battery grade manganese sulphate in China. The study, focused on the first stage of... 


Zimbabwe aims to use FDI to develop a competitive economy by 2030
7th May 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Zimbabwe held an investment conference on May 2 and 3 in South Africa during which its officials explained that the country of 16-million people wants to use local and international investments... 


Manganese sample
Marula appoints young local professional as Larisoro mine manager
7th May 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK- and South Africa-listed Marula Mining has appointed local professional Benard Kiprotich as mine manager for the Larisoro manganese mine, in Kenya, which is managed by Marula’s wholly-owned... 


Gold Fields CEO Mike Fraser
South Deep gold output well down as Gold Fields implements recovery plan
7th May 2024 By: Martin Creamer

With first-quarter gold production down 34% at South Deep gold mine, Gold Fields is focusing on setting up the well-endowed long-life Gauteng operation for longevity, quality ounces and sustainable... 


Cosatu's logo on a window
South African unions urge Anglo shareholders to reject BHP bid
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s biggest labour union federation urged local shareholders, including the powerful Public Investment Corporation (PIC), to oppose BHP Group’s bid to buy Anglo American. The Congress of... 


An image of Bushveld CEO Craig Coltman
Bushveld to dispose of Vanchem asset to SPR, working capital advanced
7th May 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Bushveld Minerals has secured additional funding to provide immediate working capital relief and ensure continuity of its operations by entering into a binding term sheet with Southern... 


Ur-Energy gears up for Shirely Basin construction next year
7th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed uranium producer Ur-Energy is set to begin major construction activities for its Shirley Basin project in 2025, paving the way for production to start in the following year. The... 


FLSmidth develops vital skills at its dedicated Training Academy in Chloorkop, South Africa
FLSmidth builds solid skills base for local, global succession
7th May 2024

To support its full flowsheet technology capabilities, FLSmidth is continuously developing vital skills at its well-resourced Training Academy at the company’s Chloorkop Service Centre in Gauteng.... 


A leadership battle is brewing at deep sea mining’s regulatory body
7th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

The secretary-general of the International Seabed Authority is set to run for a third term leading the United Nations-affiliated organization that regulates deep sea mining, as control of mineral... 


Sibanye appoints Peter Hancock as nonexec director
6th May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater has appointed Peter Hancock as independent nonexecutive director, with effect from May 6. Hancock is a mining industry executive... 


Big Oil finds more to love in deepwater exploration fields
6th May 2024 By: Reuters

As Big Oil returns this week to the industry's annual showcase for offshore energy projects and equipment in Houston, deepwater discoveries off Guyana, Namibia and the US Gulf Coast will take the... 


Weba Chute systems field advisor doing an inspection on a chute, noting the wear pattern
The critical role of maintenance in terms of financial constraints
6th May 2024

In the face of declining commodity prices, the mining industry has increasingly prioritised cost saving measures, often leading to the suspension of capital expenditure (CAPEX). While such... 


Rio Tinto has long admired Anglo’s Collahuasi copper mine in Chile.
BHP’s biggest rivals sit on the sidelines of Anglo M&A drama
6th May 2024 By: Bloomberg

Two of BHP Group’s biggest rivals are sitting on the sidelines for the moment as they watch to see how a takeover offer for Anglo American will play out. Both Rio Tinto Group and Glencore are more... 


Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
Sierra Rutile directed to resume mining operations
6th May 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

The government of Sierra Leone has instructed ASX-listed Sierra Rutile to recommence mining activities in Area 1 by the end of the month. Government views Sierra Rutile’s suspension of mining at... 


Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
Boliden to restart its Tara zinc mine in Ireland
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Swedish mining group Boliden will restart production at its Tara zinc mine in Ireland after it was paused in 2023, it said on Friday. The mine was put on care and maintenance last year after... 


Anglo's unusual mix of niche commodities — it’s the only large miner with big diamonds and platinum operations, for example — is seen as one of the reasons that the company hasn’t been successfully targeted in the past.
What’s Anglo worth? For now it’s less than the sum of its parts
3rd May 2024 By: Bloomberg

As BHP Group considers its next move, there’s one big question facing the mining world’s bankers, analysts and executives at rival producers: What’s Anglo American actually worth? Anglo’s shares... 


West Wits to raise A$1.4m
3rd May 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

To strengthen its balance sheet and fund its ongoing operations, ASX-listed West Wits Mining has secured firm commitments from unrelated existing and new sophisticated and professional investors to... 


Tirupati offers to meet with shareholders who sought the removal of three directors
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Specialist graphite producer Tirupati Graphite says its directors have offered to meet with shareholders who have requested a general meeting be held to allow shareholders to vote on the removal of... 


Change as a Tradition –  The Raw Materials Sector in Sustainable Transformation
Change as a Tradition – The Raw Materials Sector in Sustainable Transformation
3rd May 2024

Author: Jens-Peter Lux, Managing Director, DMT GROUP The development and wealth of our society have always been connected to the availability and management of raw materials. They have a... 


Zimbabwe's sole nickel mine placed under administration
3rd May 2024 By: Reuters

Zimbabwe's only operating nickel mine was on Thursday placed under administration, according to a government notice, seven months after halting production due to equipment failure and low prices.... 


Canadian junior kicks off exploration programme in Bougainville
3rd May 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Island Passage Development Canada Limited (IPDC) has announced the initiation of a large-scale mineral exploration programme on Bougainville island, marking the first major exploration effort since... 


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The perlite-based mineral aggregate is sourced from a South African mine
Local product ensures efficiency
3rd May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Addressing global challenges such as climate change and the growing focus on sustainable development was front of mind in the development of Pratliperl by local manufacturer Pratley, says Pratley... 


Ongoing investment underscores commitment
Ongoing investment underscores commitment
3rd May 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Anchored fundamentally in the principle of efficiently managing its manufacturing processes, conveyor belt solutions manufacturer and supplier Tru-Trac Rollers’ ongoing investments in... 


An image of the Khanye colliery
Mine focuses on steady-state production, tech, cost saving
3rd May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Coal exploration and mining company Canyon Coal is focusing on maintaining steady-state coal production at its Khanye colliery in Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, with the former having made significant... 


An image of Letisha van den Berg
Surface-mining skills shortage a concern – association
3rd May 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid the current economic challenges in South Africa, local mining and quarrying industry representative organisation Aspasa stresses the importance of discovering smarter ways of mining... 


An image of Nick Booth
Brick maker allays fears over coal mining licence
3rd May 2024

Clay brick and paver maker Corobrik reports that it has no intention of entering into the coal mining sector, despite its application to mine the commodity at its Centurion-based Rietvlei mine and... 


Fuels, lubricants provider launches new brand positioning
3rd May 2024

African energy solutions group Engen has launched a new business-to-business brand positioning to cement the company as a preferred energy solutions provider to its commercial fuels and lubricants... 


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