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Gold Fields to expand renewables in WA
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner Gold Fields is looking to further invest in renewable energy generation at its Western Australian operations. Speaking on the sidelines of the Diggers & Dealers conference, Gold Fields... 

Copper price dip is no cause for concern, Copper 360 assures shareholders
7th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

AltX-listed mining company Copper 360 has assured its shareholders that the dip in the copper price to about $8 300/t early in August is nothing to worry about, despite it marking a 15% drop from... 

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WA companies shrug off woes
7th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia’s listed mining companies were worth a combined A$363.3-billion at the close of the 2023 financial year, up 21% on the previous year, advisory firm Deloitte found. The 2023... 

Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
2nd August 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 

Syrah’s Balama graphite operation is the largest natural graphite operation outside of China, with a production capacity of 350 000 mt per year
Graphex Technologies announce offtake agreement with Syrah
2nd August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Graphex Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global midstream processor of natural graphite anode material for use in lithium-ion batteries Graphex Group, has entered into an offtake... 

Resources Watch
Resources Watch
2nd August 2023

This week: Southern Africa is now Anglo’s only business region not on renewable energy; and, Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met 

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Glencore warns against major changes to NSW coal
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner Glencore has urged the New South Wales government to undertake ‘genuine two-way consultation’ with the coal sector before any major policy changes. The state government last week... 

The August 1 meeting of South African Presidency and various government departments, with Business Unity South Africa, Business for South Africa, and Business Leadership South Africa
Presidency, business call for expedited passage during current Parliamentary term of Bill overhauling electricity market
2nd August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Presidency and organised business have called for the passage of the Electricity Regulation Amendment (ERA) Bill to be expedited within the sixth Parliament, following a meeting on August 1 to... 

Fortescue appoints energy CFO
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Iron-ore and green energy company Fortescue has announced the appointment of Deborah Caudle as CFO for the Fortescue Energy division, from September this year. Caudle, along with Mark Hutchinson,... 

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Pilbara takes downstream FID
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has announced a final investment decision on the mid-stream demonstration plant at the Pilgangoora operation. The joint venture (JV) with Calix is expected to... 

The Secunda complex
In appeal against air-quality decision, Sasol again makes case for load-based emission limit
1st August 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Energy and chemicals group Sasol has moved to formally appeal a decision of the National Air Quality Officer (NAQO) to decline its application to have its Secunda boilers regulated using a... 

Pan African Resources chairperson Keith Spencer.
Funding closes for gold project with potential to be shining modern mining exemplar
1st August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Funding has closed for the gold-from-dumps mining project west of Johannesburg, which has the potential to make the surrounding towns thrive once again, and be a shining example of what modern... 

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Centaurus raises A$46.9m for Jaguar advancement
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Base metals developer Centaurus Metals will raise A$46.9-million in a share placement to advance its Jaguar nickel sulphide project in Brazil. The company on Tuesday said it had received firm... 

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Nickel West marking decarbonisation targets
1st August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP’s Nickel West division is well on its way to decarbonising, with the Kalgoorlie smelter, the Kwinana refinery and the Kambalda concentrator being 100% fuelled by renewable... 

Mogale Tailings Retreatment project operations manager Oriel Shikwambana.
Most of 500 employees for constructing gold-from-dumps project will be local
31st July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Employees for the construction of the Mogale Tailings Retreatment project on Gauteng’s West Rand will be largely locally sourced. “We aim to employ approximately 500 employees during construction... 

Senex signs another offtake deal at Atlas
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Senex has inked a conditional gas supply agreement with French multinational utility company ENGIE for the supply of 9PJ of natural gas from its proposed Atlas expansion, in the... 

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What to do with an old mine? Turn it into a self-driving test track
28th July 2023 By: Irma Venter

BMW has launched a new test site in Sokolov, Czechia, aimed at developing self-driving and self-parking. The German car maker says the 300-million euro Future Mobility Development Center (FMDC)... 

Australian Vanadium strikes VFB deal
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Australian Vanadium on Friday announced that its subsidiary VSUN Energy had struck a deal with Western Australia’s regional energy provider, Horizon Power, for a vanadium flow battery... 

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Victoria bans gas in new-build homes
28th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Victorian government has announced a landmark decision to phase out gas in new homes, drawing criticism from the industry. From January 2024, planning permits for new homes and residential... 

Firm starts moving to fully electric locomotives
28th July 2023

Australia’s largest rail freight operator, ASX-listed company Aurizon, has been in contact with a Caterpillar company in rail technology solutions, Progress Rail, to undertake an innovative... 

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Local challenges hinder greener steelmaking
28th July 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With iron-ore production having declined in South Africa over the past two years, the country faces several challenges that could hinder the realisation of establishing a greener steelmaking... 

A large red rock which shows clear indications of a high grade iron-ore deposit
ESG certification for Gabon iron-ore producer
28th July 2023

Emerging African iron-ore producer Genmin advised last month that it was awarded environmental, social and governance (ESG) certification by independent, transparent assessment platform Digbee ESG.... 

Daimler’s Atlantis Foundries signs embedded solar power purchase agreement
28th July 2023 By: Irma Venter

Atlantis Foundries (AF) has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with integrated energy solutions company Energy Partners (EP). According to the agreement, EP will engineer, finance,... 

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Renewables rhythm
28th July 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Once lauded as an international benchmark, South Africa’s Renewable Energy independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) has struggled to rediscover its rhythm after being disrupted... 

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Pilbara iron-ore project, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Flinders Mines has launched a scoping study to determine the potential development of the project resources to produce a +60% iron direct shipping ore product. 

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Sal de Vida lithium project, Argentina – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The International Finance Corporation will provide Allkem with up to A$180-million for the development of its Sal de Vida project. 

Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
Global coal demand, supply set to remain at an all-time high in 2023
27th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Global body the International Energy Agency (IEA) expects coal demand to remain at an all-time high this year. This follows after global coal demand reached an all-time high in 2022, rising above... 

Anglo American CE Duncan Wanblad.
Southern Africa is now Anglo’s only business region not on renewable energy
27th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Southern Africa is now the only region in the Anglo American business fold that is not on renewable energy because the company cannot go to a market and acquire that energy in the same way that it... 

Pentagon seeks supply of chip-mineral gallium after China curbs exports
27th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Pentagon plans to issue a first-time contract to US or Canadian companies by year-end to recover gallium, a mineral used in semiconductors and military radar systems, after China curbed exports... 

EQ Resources tapped for new mine in Qld
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Queensland government has awarded tungsten producer EQ Resources the tender for resource exploration activities across the historic Wolfram Camp and Bamford Hill mines. The permit covers a 480... 

Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen.
Challenge of producing green hydrogen economically has been met – Natascha Viljoen
26th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The challenge of producing green hydrogen economically is now done and dusted. “That box has been ticked,” Anglo American Platinum CEO Natascha Viljoen assured Mining Weekly in a Zoom interview.... 

Petro names engineer to lead Colombia away from fossil fuels
26th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

President Gustavo Petro is tasking electrical engineer Andrés Camacho to lead Colombia’s transition away from fossil fuels as his new Mines and Energy Minister. He will replace Irene Vélez, who... 

ATCO abandons WA hydrogen plan
26th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy provider ATCO has pulled the plug on its planned Clean Energy Innovation Park (CEIP) hydrogen project in Western Australia. “While we were initially confident we could build CEIP at... 

Department of Mineral Resources Regional Manager Siyabonga Vezi (left) and Pan African Resources CEO Cobus Loots at the official sod-turning ceremony for the construction of the R2.5-billion Mogale Tailings Retreatment project.
Mogale gold-from-dumps project takes off on West Rand
25th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The official sod-turning ceremony for the Mogale Tailings Retreatment project on Gauteng's West Rand took place on Tuesday, July 25. The R2.5-billion project, near Krugersdorp and Kagiso, received... 

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Kumba lowers full-year sales guidance as logistics challenges persist
25th July 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore achieved a solid operational and financial performance for the six months ended June 30, despite ongoing logistics constraints and weak global steel demand impacting on... 

Spotlight on Sarens in Angola
Spotlight on Sarens in Angola
25th July 2023

Angola – a promising country offering broad business opportunities This month, Sarens shines the spotlight on Angola. Sarens entered Angola in 2021 as a heavy lifting and specialised transport... 

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Allkem secures IFC finance for Sal de Vida
25th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) will provide ASX- and TSX-listed lithium producer Allkem up to A$180-million for the development of its Sal de Vida project, in Argentina. The financing... 

Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller.
Hydrogen economy momentum building, Anglo American Platinum FD reports
24th July 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Momentum is building in the hydrogen economy, which is important for the planet and for platinum group metals (PGMs), Anglo American Platinum FD Craig Miller said on Monday. “There have been over 1... 

Hyphen, Namibian govt launch socioeconomic development framework
24th July 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

The Namibian government and green energy supplier Hyphen Hydrogen Energy on July 24 launched the socioeconomic development SED framework for Namibia’s landmark $10-billion green hydrogen project.... 

Demand aggregation, pricing clarity, standardisation needed to drive hydrogen infrastructure investment
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

Infrastructure is needed to enable the global energy transition to meet climate goals by 2050, but commercial banks and senior debt funders are deterred from investing in hydrogen infrastructure... 

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On-The-Air (21/07/2023)
21st July 2023

Martin Creamer discusses energy generation, gold and platinum 

Northern Cape green hydrogen development could drive manufacturing in the province
21st July 2023 By: Darren Parker

If green hydrogen can be produced efficiently and cost effectively in the Northern Cape, the country’s manufacturing capacity will likely migrate there, Northern Cape Economic Development Trade and... 

a photo of hundreds of cars inside the Northgate Dome which is now the showroom for WeBuyCars in the north of Johannesburg
Firm rolls out sustainability project
21st July 2023

Second-hand vehicle buying and selling company WeBuyCars has successfully executed various sustainability solutions across its showrooms nationally, including the adoption of light-emitting diode... 

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