R/€ = 19.5140 Change: -0.1177
R/$ = 17.8779 Change: -0.2258
Au 1970.09 $/oz Change: 5.75
Pt 977.66 $/oz Change: 9.07


Harmony employee dies in accident at Kusasalethu

By: Creamer Media Reporter      24th March 2023 Gold miner Harmony Gold Mining says an employee tragically lost his life at its Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, on March 23 and that the nature of the incident leading to the loss of life is still to be confirmed. “This is a tragic and regrettable loss for all of us. We have been putting in... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector

24th March 2023 The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet and its environment. Qualification and Quantification of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)... 

Firm discusses sustainability, safety at Indaba

By: Sabrina Jardim     24th March 2023 Representatives from operations management consultancy dss+ participated in discussions regarding security of supply from Africa’s metal and minerals sector during the prevailing super cycle at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre... 

Norwegian, Egyptian companies to collaborate on green hydrogen projects in Egypt

By: Rebecca Campbell     22nd March 2023 Norway-based international independent risk management and assurance group DNV has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Egypt-based regional engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) group Petrojet, it announced on Tuesday. The MoU would reinforce their collaboration in the Egyptian... 

Satellite data used in new tailings solution

3rd March 2023 Tokyo-based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite data and solutions provider Synspective and  London-based risk management platform Insight Terra have entered into a strategic partnership to deliver a new space-enabled data and monitoring solution for the mining industry. The solution uses... 

ICMM works towards ‘nature-positive’ mining

By: Leah Shelene Asaram     3rd March 2023 Mining industry supports Global Biodiversity Framework Global organisation International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) members have, through its mining principles, committed to pursue continual improvement in environmental performance and to conserve biodiversity. 

Iamgold appoints new board member

By: Creamer Media Reporter      23rd February 2023 Canadian miner Iamgold has appointed Christiane Bergevin to its board of directors with immediate effect. She serves as senior adviser within the North American practice of Roland Berger, an international management consultancy; and as country head - Canada for Astris Finance, an international... 

BHP Group says reform to LME nickel contract 'long overdue'

By: Bloomberg     22nd February 2023  BHP Group, the world's largest-listed miner, said that the London Metal Exchange's nickel contract does not represent the physical market and reform is "long overdue". Sliding volumes since a nickel trading fiasco last year, when the LME suspended the market for more than a week, have... 

Global assurance group launches Phase 2 of offshore hydrogen pipeline standards project

By: Rebecca Campbell     21st February 2023 Norway-based global assurance and risk management group DNV has announced that it is launching the second phase of the joint industry project (JIP) to develop a new set of standards, or code, to cover the design, construction, re-qualification and operation of offshore pipelines to transport... 

Amplats' Viljoen makes a move to Newmont

By: Donna Slater     15th February 2023 Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) CEO Natascha Viljoen is stepping down from her position at the platinum group metals (PGMs) miner after accepting an executive VP and COO position at US-based diversified miner Newmont Corporation. Having been with Amplats since April 2020, she will continue to... 

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