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South African Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel at a podium during a discussion at last years Manufacturing Indaba
Organisers preparing for biggest event yet
29th September 2023 By: Halima Frost

Events marketing and public relations house Siyenza Management will celebrate the hosting of the tenth Manufacturing Indaba, with this year’s edition being the largest edition to date. The event... 


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Wesizwe warns of increased interim loss
27th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

JSE-listed platinum miner Wesizwe has warned shareholders that a reasonable degree of certainty exists that, for the six months ended June 30, the company will report a loss of between 59.22c and... 


Glencore secondary materials sourcing.
Recycling can leverage Glencore’s strong position in metal marketing – Morgan Stanley
26th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Although Glencore’s earnings contributions from recycling activities are not material at this stage, the growth potential to the diversified mining and marketing company from circular economic... 


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On-The-Air (22/09/2023)
22nd September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer unpacks Gautrain developments and green energy. 


Expansion project strengthens mining operation
22nd September 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

A $1.8-billion expansion programme at platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Zimplats’ – the Zimbabwean PGMs mining business of South African PGMs major Impala Platinum (Implats) – Ngezi operation, in... 


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Marikana K4 platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ore reserve development is ramping up. 


Aerial view of the Marula mine
Marula Phase 2, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mine's life is being extended until 2045. 


Aerial view of the Mimosa plant
Mimosa’s North Hill project, Zimbabwe – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The feasibility study has been completed. 


Aerial view of the Platreef project
Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ivanhoe is undertaking optimisation work to identify value-accretive options for installing hoisting capacity to Platreef's Shaft 3. 


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Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The mining programme is on schedule with the run-of-mine stockpile accumulated during the period ended June 30, 2023. 


Location map of the Waterberg project
Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
22nd September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Platinum Group Metals has reported the successful close of a nonbrokered private placement of common shares to raise $2.5-million. 


An image of a previous Joburg Indaba
Indaba to address key mining industry challenges
22nd September 2023

The upcoming Joburg Indaba aims to address a diverse array of pivotal issues shaping the mining landscape, with conversations to centre on geopolitical and macroeconomic developments, collaboration... 


BBX raises funds for Brazil exploration
20th September 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Junior BBX Minerals will raise A$6-million to fund a rare earth exploration (REE) programme in Brazil. The ASX-listed company has received firm commitments for the placement of more than... 


Two Rivers platinum mining operation.
Clean energy on way to platinum mines from R2.5bn solar project in North West
19th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum mines operated by Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) will be on the receiving end of clean power from a R2.5-billion solar plant... 


PTM closes private placing for $2.5m
19th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TSX- and NYSE-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) has reported the successful close of a nonbrokered private placement of common shares to raise $2.5-million. An aggregate 2.1-million common shares... 


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,... 


Implats rebrands RBPlat subsidiary as Impala Bafokeng
18th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Local platinum-group metals (PGMs) group Impala Platinum (Implats) has renamed its newest subsidiary – PGMs miner Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) – as Impala Bafokeng. Implats has also rebranded... 


GoldOre CEO Adrian Singh.
Proudly South African microbubble technology taking mining world by storm
15th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

GoldOre, a proudly South African private company founded by Adrian Singh 13 years ago, markets the worldwide patented and proprietary MACH Reactor technology that he invented. A hydrodynamic... 


Growing electrolyser capacity bodes well for platinum demand over next decade – WPIC
15th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In its latest release about news in the platinum industry, the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) says electrolyser capacity is ramping up as both production and deployment expand globally,... 


Gold market volatility slumps to lowest since start of pandemic
15th September 2023 By: Bloomberg

Gold markets haven’t been this calm since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to a deadlock between buyers and sellers that’s showing no signs of breaking. Six-month historical gold... 


Chris Griffith
Griffith appointed president of Vedanta's intl businesses, CEO of its base metals unit
14th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Former Gold Fields CEO Chris Griffith has been appointed CEO of Vedanta Resources' Base Metals unit and president of its International Businesses, with effect from October 2. He will lead the... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
13th September 2023

This week: Results needed from Transnet partnership, Motsepe emphasises; Record platinum deficit, above-ground platinum stocks decimation on way; and, Menar says South Africa must make Transnet... 


Mintek shows off its new AMAZEMET ultrasonic atomiser
11th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

National mineral processing and metallurgical research council Mintek has unveiled its latest technological acquisition – the AMAZEMET rePowder ultrasonic atomisation and alloy development machine.... 


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DSI pursuing private sector partnerships to industrialise hydrogen catalyser projects
8th September 2023 By: Darren Parker

Speaking at the Devac Hydrogen-H Conference in Johannesburg on September 7, Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) hydrogen and energy acting chief director Dr Cosmas Chiteme said the... 


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On-The-Air (08/09/2023)
8th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer talks about platinum, commodities and clean electricity. 


Olifants Management Model Programme
OMM Programme builds water infrastructure to improve lives, strengthen economy
8th September 2023

The Olifants Management Model Programme (OMM Programme) is the Lebalelo Water User Association’s flagship capital expenditure programme that aims to fast-track the construction of bulk and potable... 


RESOURCE ADVANCEMENT
The WMI aims to promote research and innovation in the exploration, extraction and processing of critical raw materials
Summit to highlight critical minerals processing
8th September 2023

Mining technology, critical mineral processing, and skills to drive a low carbon future and just energy transition will be discussed at an upcoming summit hosted by the Wits Mining Institute (WMI)... 


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Great potential in Zim Mining despite challenges
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Despite the Zimbabwean mining sector exhibiting positive indicators, such as increased sector growth, economic growth and new legislative interventions aimed at increasing the ease of mining, the... 


AECI Mining Explosives Mobile Manufacturing Unit (MMU) at a customer site
Regional focus
8th September 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Amid the global energy transition and general upswing in commodity demand, there has been a significant increase in the number of new openpit projects coming on line for lithium mining, in... 


Aerial view of the Two Rivers platinum mine
Two Rivers Platinum Mine Merensky project, South Africa – update
8th September 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Mining and construction are progressing aa planned. 


Merafe, Glencore add another PGM plant to joint venture operations 
7th September 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

JSE-listed chrome miner Merafe Resources says it will further improve and expand the Eastern Platinum Group Metal (PGM) Plant it owns in joint venture (JV) with Glencore South Africa. The companies... 


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Platinum, rail, clean energy make headlines
7th September 2023

This week, Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the World Platinum Investment Council's forecast of the biggest platinum deficit on record and significantly low above-ground stocks;... 


Lower prices, rising costs impact on Sylvania’s financial results
7th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

A 28% decrease in the average platinum group metals basket price negatively impacted on Aim-listed Sylvania Platinum’s financial results for the financial year ended June 30. As a result, revenue... 


Amplats announces PlatAfrica design competition finalists
7th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

In line with its continued commitment to the development of the platinum jewellery market, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) says it will once again host the PlatAfrica South African platinum... 


Former ARM CEO Mike Schmidt, in new executive of growth and strategic development role.
ARM achieves 4% ‘tip of iceberg’ decarbonisation target with much more to come
7th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

In the 12 months to June 30, diversified mining company African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) achieved the 4% carbon reduction target that executive chairperson Dr Patrice Motsepe set for the Johannesburg... 


Amplats appoints acting CFO
6th September 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Platinum group metals (PGMs) miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has appointed Sayurie Naidoo as acting CFO, with effect from September 1. This follows the appointment of Craig Miller as... 


Mistra executive director Joel Netshitenzhe
South Africa making strides with green hydrogen ambitions, but several areas require focus
6th September 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Government has been making progress in achieving the targets set out in the Hydrogen Society Roadmap for South Africa; however, there are still areas that require more focus, especially in terms of... 


Multotec has developed a range of self-extinguishing flame-resistant rubber screen panels to mitigate the risk of fire
Mitigating fire risk with Multotec’s robust flame-resistant rubber screen panels 
6th September 2023

Multotec has developed a range of flame-resistant rubber screen panels that self-extinguishes in under 60 seconds, thereby significantly reducing the risk of fire and the associated loss of... 


Renewable energy and hydrogen infrastructure
Maximising hydrogen potential vital, says DSI director-general
6th September 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) director-general Dr Phil Mjwara has highlighted the importance of maximising the potential of hydrogen technologies in the South African economy,... 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
6th September 2023

This week: Harmony swings to profit, declares a higher dividend; Vedanta aims to complete $1bn investment in South Africa soon; and, Mistra reiterates call for PGMs Exchange as hydrogen economy looms 


Mining and Resources in Europe: The quest for sustainability and innovation as Germany and Finland head down under for IMARC 2023
6th September 2023

Germany, often hailed for its technological prowess and commitment to environmental sustainability, finds itself at a crossroads when it comes to its mining and resources future.   Historically,... 


World Platinum Investment Council Director of Research Edward Sterck.
Record platinum deficit, above-ground platinum stocks decimation on way
6th September 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The biggest takeaway from the Platinum Quarterly report and updated full-year forecast of the World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) is the predicted record platinum deficit of more than a... 


South African miners join race to buy Botswana's Khoemacau copper mine - sources
South African miners join race to buy Botswana's Khoemacau copper mine - sources
6th September 2023 By: Reuters

At least three South African miners are in the running to buy Botswana's Khoemacau copper mine that is home to one of Africa's largest copper deposits, several sources told Reuters, as growing... 


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