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Afarak reports solid results in challenging market
18th August 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Specialist alloy producer Afarak Group increased revenue by 3.6% to €95.3-million during the six months to June 30, up from €92.1-million in the comparable period in 2022. Processed material sold... 

The Kroondal PGM operation in South Africa
Sibanye-Stillwater earnings to fall on PGMs price decline, lower US output
18th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

South Africa-based platinum group metals (PGMs) and gold miner Sibanye-Stillwater expects its headline earnings for the first six months of the year to fall by up to 53%, compared with the same... 

Firering to acquire interest in Zambian limestone project
18th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Firering Strategic Minerals has signed an option deed to acquire up to 28.33% of Limeco Resources, the owner of a limestone project located 22 km west of Lusaka, Zambia, for an aggregate... 

Makuch joins Karora board
18th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold company Karora Resources has appointed Tony Makuch to the board of directors and as new chairperson of the board technical committee. Barry Dahl, Karora’s former CFO, has announced his... 

Canadian Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne.
Ford battery plant is latest step in Quebec’s push to become global EV hub
18th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Ford Motor is joining with South Korean battery-component makers SK On and EcoPro BM to build a cathode active material plant in Quebec worth more than C$1.2-billion ($887-million). The Canadian... 

Diamond mining firms assisting employees evacuating from Yellowknife
Diamond mining firms assisting employees evacuating from Yellowknife
18th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

While diamond mining operations in Canada’s Northwest Territories are unaffected by the wildfires scorching the region, De Beers and Burgundy Diamond Mines say they are assisting their employees... 

The Tucano mine in Brazil
New lease of life for Brazil’s Tucano gold mine
18th August 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

The Tucano gold and silver mine, in Brazil, could resume operations before the end of the year, building up to 100 000 oz/y over the medium term. The Tucano mine was placed on care-and-maintenance... 

The São Miguel Paulista refinery in Brazil
Jervois moderates SMP timing
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Triple listed Jervois Global has “moderated” the pace of restart operations at its São Miguel Paulista (SMP) nickel cobalt refinery in São Paulo, Brazil. The company in January this year took a... 

Emerald's Bullseye offer opens
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The shareholders for gold explorer Bullseye Mining had until September 22 to accept a takeover offer from ASX-listed Emerald Resources. Emerald on Friday released its bidder’s statement for... 

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Vic Parliament passes minerals amendment bill
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian Parliament has passed the Minerals Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment Bill, enabling the continuation of reforms to how quarry and minerals activities are managed across... 

Ekati safe from Canadian fires - Burgundy
18th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diamond miner Burgundy Diamond Mines on Friday said that its Ekati diamond mine, in Canada’s Northwest Territories, remained unaffected by wildfires. Canada is facing one of its worst-ever fire... 

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Solid foundations required for successful community trusts
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Several factors can play a key and determining role in the success of mining companies’ efforts to improve environmental, social and governance credentials, especially as it relates to the... 

Mines embrace digital transformation
18th August 2023

The mining industry in South Africa has embraced digital transformation, according to  corporate and commercial law firm Werksmans Attorneys head of regulatory Ahmore Burger-Smidt. South Africa’s... 

Vertical Logic consistently promotes awareness of total quality and safety principles
Company spotlights new trend in rope access
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Emerging rope access company Vertical Logic Rope Access MD Craig Muller highlights an “interesting new trend” in the rise of robotics and third-party access initiatives, such as drones, and other... 

This potential shortage could result in a deceleration of project execution and leave workers without the necessary certifications
Work-at-height industry facing uncertainty as training standards expire
18th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

The South African work-at-height industry, which has relied for years on National Qualifications Framework (NQF) unit standards to provide proper training programmes, now faces a critical challenge... 

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Explorer buoyed by Malawi prospect
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

ASX-listed exploration firm Lindian Resources has made several major recent advancements at its Kangankunde rare earth mining project in Malawi. In early August, Lindian declared its maiden mineral... 

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Advancing bolt load measurement
18th August 2023 By: Donna Slater

Ensuring the reliability of bolted connections is vital for safety, performance and operational efficiency in mining and engineering applications, leading to bolt technology developer InterBolt... 

South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy president and SRK Consulting partner William Joughin
William Joughin
18th August 2023

This week we profile South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy president and SRK Consulting partner William Joughin 

The above image depicts the equipment set on display at the Epiroc Customer Day event on June 30, 2023
Modern tech incorporated
18th August 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Modern technologies are increasingly being incorporated into original-equipment manufacturer Epiroc’s range of mining machinery and systems as it embraces newer and safer ways of using its... 

The above image depicts the PowerFlex 750 series of drives
New products garner attention
18th August 2023

To help improve efficiency, reduce downtime and save on costs within the mining sector, electrical and automation systems supplier Referro Systems provides a wide range of products, from valve... 

A group of men and women in the Bolt and Engineering factory in Welkom staring up at the camera
Principles help supplier maintain foothold
18th August 2023

Owing to its 100/0 principle, fastener specialist Bolt and Engineering Distributors (BED) Group’s Welkom branch, in the Free State, maintains a firm position as supplier of choice to the mining,... 

Malachite at the Haib project
Haib copper project, Namibia – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

South African technical consultancy the MSA Group has been reappointed to produce an updated NI43-101-compliant mineral resource estimate for the Haib copper project. 

Import partners navigating turbulent times with businesses
Import partners navigating turbulent times with businesses
18th August 2023

The need to improve operational processes and manage costs is now more critical than ever as South Africa’s consumer confidence slump, sticky inflation, political instability and fears of a... 

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Magino gold project, Canada – update
18th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The ramp-up of the project is under way. 

The yellow Yale lift truck range lined up on a white background
SA distributor announced
18th August 2023

Materials handling solutions provider Barloworld BayWa (BHBW) has introduced Yale lift trucks to the South African market following its appointment by lift trucks and aftermarket parts manufacturer... 

An image of the Simandou Range
Explorer diversifies with Guinea iron project
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Australia-headquartered, ASX-listed West Africa explorer and developer Arrow Minerals’ early-stage Simandou North iron project, in south-eastern Guinea, is assisting in consolidating the company’s... 

SA mining regulations hinder junior miners
18th August 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

South African mining regulations are more geared towards major mining houses; this contributes to lower levels of investment in greenfield exploration  and remote brownfields development... 

Transnet Portia Derby
Transnet CEO fears major job losses in trucking industry after road demand fades
17th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

South Africa’s surge in trucking that’s emerged largely due to higher coal prices and train bottlenecks may lead to catastrophic job losses in the road transport sector when factors ease, according... 

Exxaro Resources CEO Dr Nombasa Tsengwa.
Decarbonisation is urgent imperative, says coal mining company Exxaro
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation of coal mining company Exxaro’s operations and entire value chain is an urgent imperative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which will result in the additional benefits of... 

Codelco at risk of insolvency as debt grows, CESCO report says
Codelco at risk of insolvency as debt grows, CESCO report says
17th August 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, is at risk of insolvency due to rising costs and a growing debt pile stemming from projects that missed output targets, Chile’s Centre for... 

India’s JSW weighs majority stake in Teck coal unit
India’s JSW weighs majority stake in Teck coal unit
17th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

JSW Steel is looking to form a consortium to bid for a majority stake in Teck Resources’ steelmaking coal business, people with knowledge of the matter said, potentially rivalling an $8-billion... 

Outgoing RBPlat CEO Steve Phiri
Phiri's term as RBPlat CEO to end on August 31
17th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) has confirmed that, as certainty has been achieved on the outcome of Impala Platinum's (Implats') takeover of RBPlat, Steve... 

Dartbrook restart within reach
Dartbrook restart within reach
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The restart of the Dartbrook underground coal mine, in New South Wales, is a step closer to reality with Australian Pacific Coal (AQC) announcing it had received a non-binding letter of intent... 

Teck and Norden team up to reduce freight emissions
17th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canadian miner Teck Resources has entered into an agreement with shipping group Norden to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in its steelmaking coal supply chain. The agreement is expected to... 

Image shows the Ernest Henry operation
Inflation bites at Evolution's heels
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Higher operating costs has seen gold miner Evolution Mining report a fall in group statutory net profits after tax for the full year ended June, with the miner announcing a profit of... 

Exxaro's Cennergi wind turbine.
Exxaro renewables business up in half-year coal earnings downer
17th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The half-year revenue contribution from the energy business of Exxaro Resources was 17% higher than in the first half of last year, with energy generation from the Cennergi wind assets driven up by... 

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Talbot and Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof Mine another step closer to water independence
17th August 2023

Sustainable water provider solutions provider Talbot and Sibanye-Stillwater have entered into an innovative lease-to-own arrangement to advance the Miner’s complete independence from municipal... 

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Liontown awards major contract at Kathleen Valley
17th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium developer Liontown Resources has awarded a A$1-billion underground mining services contract to contractor Byrnecut for work at its Kathleen Valley project, in Western Australia. The... 

Capital delivers strong interim performance
16th August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Capital Limited delivered a pleasing performance across all business divisions for the half year ended June 30, CEO Peter Stokes says, highlighting the announcement during the period... 

ERG Africa signs community development plan agreement at DRC asset
16th August 2023

Diversified natural resources group Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) Africa’s COMIDE asset, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has committed to its community development plan agreement, which... 

Vedanta Zinc International’s Northern Cape operation.
Green zinc on way at Black Mountain Mining in Northern Cape
16th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South African mining company Vedanta Zinc International has begun the first phase of a renewable energy programme. The company has signed a power purchase agreement with independent power producer... 

Image shows stacked coins
Lithium miner Core sets A$120m raising target
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Core Lithium will raise A$120-million in an institutional share placement and share purchase plan (SPP) to support its near-term growth initiatives. The ASX-listed miner on... 

A coal colliery in South Africa
BHP, South32 may face South Africa class action on lung disease
16th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

BHP Group, South32 and a unit of Seriti Resources Holdings may face a class action from coal miners with lung disease in South Africa who worked at the companies’ operations over the last six... 

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