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West African closes strong first half
29th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner West African Resources has reported a solid first half of 2023, despite a 12% fall in gold sales. The miner on Tuesday reported revenues of A$309.6-million for the six months to June,... 

Hindustan Zinc eyes jump in output under chair Agarwal Hebbar
29th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Hindustan Zinc is targeting a major boost in output and accelerating plans to decarbonize its operations under chairwoman Priya Agarwal Hebbar. The daughter of Anil Agarwal, the billionaire... 

Rough diamonds
Diamond producers adapting to rapidly changing landscape, says BDO
28th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The diamond industry has faced multiple challenges leading to a notable shift in its landscape over the last few years, says personal liability company BDO South Africa. Natural resources partner... 

Lucapa swings to first-half profit, now debt free
28th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diamond miner Lucapa Diamond’s rough diamond revenue for the half year ended June 30 was $46.8-million on a 100% basis at an average price of $1 633 /ct. Lucapa recovers large and high-quality... 

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Draft Freight Logistics Roadmap promised by year-end
28th August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

A new ‘Freight Logistics Roadmap’ is currently undergoing an internal government consultative process for publication before the end of the year, the latest Operation Vulindlela progress update... 

Bowen adjusts strategy as costs rise and prices fall
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Coal miner Bowen Coking Coal will adjust the mine plan a its Burton Complex in order to preserve capital amid tightened market and pricing conditions. The miner said on Monday that while the... 

Chile launches probe into deadly mining accidents at Anglo American, Minera ACF
28th August 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's government has sent officials to investigate accidents at two mines in the South American country's metropolitan and Tarapaca regions that killed three workers, it said on Sunday. Newly... 

China's Zijin Mining's openpit copper mines.
China’s Zijin mulls $3.8bn expansion of Serbia copper mine
28th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

China’s Zijin Mining Group is developing plans to expand its copper mine in eastern Serbia due to demand for the metal considered vital to the global energy transition — an effort that could cost... 

Base swings to a loss
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Despite a robust performance from its Kwale operations, in Kenya, mineral sands miner Base Resources has finished its 2023 financial year with a loss of $4.8-million. The ASX- and Aim-listed... 

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CEO exit casts shadow on Fortescue results
28th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore major Fortescue has reported record shipments during the 2023 financial year, while also announcing the departure of CEO Fiona Hick only six months after her appointment. Hick’s... 

Tshiamiso Trust collaboration helps reduce pipeline of deferred, incomplete claims 
25th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Compensation fund Tshiamiso Trust CEO Dr Munyadziwa Kwinda has noted that collaboration with the Medical Bureau for Occupational Diseases (MBOD), mining consultancy TEBA and the departments of Home... 

Northam CEO Paul Dunne.
Northam pays R2.4bn dividend, highlights business risk ahead
25th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The current platinum group metals (PGMs) basket price puts 70% of the South African production base at a loss when taking into account replacement capital requirements on top of the working costs.... 

Sibanye-Stillwater chief sustainability officer Themba Nkosi
SLP approach to community development too narrow
25th August 2023 By: Darren Parker

Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater says that viewing social and labour plans (SLPs) as the driver for community development is too narrow an approach. Rather, the driver should be enduring social... 

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Paladin marks ongoing progress in Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The 2023 financial year saw Australia-based Paladin Energy continue to execute on its strategy of returning the Langer Heinrich Mine (LHM), in Namibia, to production, with the restart project well... 

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Trust, patience see Maputo port yield record results – Grindrod
25th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Port of Maputo is reaping the results of an $800-million investment that has taken the port from handling five-million tons overall in 2007, to a record 27-million tons last year, says Grindrod... 

Economy Minister Nicolas Grau
Chile 'close' to identifying new areas to unlock lithium riches
25th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Chilean government is “close” to specifying what salt flats will be protected under its new national lithium strategy, and which will be available for exploitation, Economy Minister Nicolas... 

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Demand at Petra’s first 2024 financial year tender muted, but expected to pick up
25th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Petra Diamonds sold 696 194 ct of diamonds, recovered from its South African operations, for $79.3-million in the first tender of the company’s 2024 financial year. No exceptional... 

Laramide wins DoE grant for groundwater restoration study
Laramide wins DoE grant for groundwater restoration study
25th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a $1.8-million grant to Laramide Resources subsidiary NuFuels to further a study on in-situ recovery- (ISR) groundwater restoration technology. The... 

bp a step closer to hydrogen FID
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

PERTH ( – Energy major bp is a step closer to a final investment decision (FID) on its energy hub H2Kwinana, having completed its concept development phase study. The study... 

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Start-up develops alternative critical minerals production
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A partnership between Canadian net-zero mining start-up Tersa Earth and geological exploration and mining consulting company Trigteq is paving the way for a feasible solution to cost effectively,... 

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Upping social impact
25th August 2023

While large investments are made in ensuring compliance with environment, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards, recording initiatives taken in respect of ESG, more attention needs to be... 

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Reactor improves liberated PGMs recovery
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

The recovery of fine liberated platinum group metals (PGMs) from ore can be improved using metallurgical technology company GoldOre’s MACH Reactor, which also offers economic and environmental... 

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PGM reagent developed
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

To overcome challenges encountered during the platinum group metals (PGMs) processing stage, reagent solution company Axis House has developed innovative reagent suites to be used with oxidised and... 

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Forestry nonprofit launches videos
25th August 2023

Non-profit forestry organisation, She Is Forestry SA, which promotes and uplifts women across the forest and forest product sector, launched a series of videos at their yearly Women in Forestry... 

TSF cyclone offers durability, flexibility
25th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Minerals processing specialist Multotec has designed its tailings storage facility (TSF) GV cyclones for use in extreme weather conditions and being able to withstand considerable pressure spikes,... 

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Platinum major expands renewable energy roll-out
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Zimbabwe-based platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats, a subsidiary of PGMs major Impala Platinum, is midway through the construction of a $37-million, 35 MW solar plant at its Selous... 

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Women surge ahead in technical fields, defying traditions
25th August 2023

Women are increasingly finding their way into engineering, scientific and other professional careers in industry, with less prejudice in traditionally male sectors such as mining; but how can... 

Commissioning of Zimbabwe ferrochrome plant under way
25th August 2023 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

A novel smelting plant that produces ultra-low-carbon, high-grade ferrochrome at a fraction of the time it takes conventional facilities is being wet-commissioned at the African Chrome Fields (ACF)... 

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ESG scorecard to enhance project planning, unlock opportunities
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Taking an improved approach towards environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles enables mining companies to anticipate and adapt to future sustainability-related challenges and... 

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Actom - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Moreka Gomez Position and company name: Financial Manager of LH Marthinusen (Denver Branch) Main activity of company: Repairs and maintenance service of transformer, motors and fans Date and place... 

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Optimising project execution for critical infrastructure: The Eskom experience
25th August 2023

As one of South Africa's leading State-owned enterprises, Eskom plays a crucial role in supplying electricity to millions of people and supporting the nation's economic growth.  Efficient project... 

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Columbus Stainless - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Bokamosho Khechane Position: Technician at Cold Products (VBA & SP2) Date and Place of Birth: 17 April in Soweto Education: I studied Operations Management and ventured into Quality Management at... 

Nissan - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Mamokhele Sebatane - Nissan South Africa Communication Coordinator and Digital Communications Specialist Date and place of birth:  4 July 1988, in Bloemfontein, South Africa Education: As an... 

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Talbot - Women in Industry
25th August 2023

Women in water From the boardroom and the laboratory to the plant’s cutting edge, women are redefining how big industry manages its water resources. This Women’s Month, we introduce four members of... 

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AP60 low-carbon aluminium smelter expansion, Canada
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Rio Tinto plans to add 96 new AP60 pots to its aluminium smelter in Complexe Jonquière. 

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Nichols Ranch Complex. US
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A uranium mine Campbell and Johnson counties, in Wyoming. 

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Bakubung Platinum Mine project, South Africa – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine has successfully reopened and resumed activities.  

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Blackwater gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Blackwater mine remains on track for its first gold pour in the second half of 2024. 

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has secured a mining licence extension at its Motheo copper mine. 

Mounds of rare earths
Saltend Chemicals Park rare-earth oxide separation facility, Angola – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Pensana is on track to re-engineer the Longonjo project to reduce its upfront capital cost. 

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São Miguel Paulista nickel/cobalt refinery restart, Brazil – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Jervois Global has “moderated” the pace of restart operations at its refinery. 

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Windfall gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has reported that the joint venture will start and finalise permitting for the project, hopefully by the fourth quarter. 

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TAKRAF South Africa’s Women in Mining: Anything is Possible
25th August 2023

When asked what advice to give to young women looking to enter mining, TAKRAF South Africa’s Rena Odhav urged, “If you want to attain long lasting success, what matters is not a title but your... 

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