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Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 has R560bn worth of copper in the ground, the Junior Indaba hears
9th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper company Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the JSE in April, has more than two-million tonnes of copper its 12 mines, which is worth R560-billion, the Junior Indaba heard this week.... 

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On-The-Air (09/06/2023)
9th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses developments in iron-ore, the JSE, copper. 

The Kiena Complex
Wesdome suspends Kiena work on forest fire smoke risk
9th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Underground activities and surface exploration work at the Kiena mine, in Val d’Or, have been temporarily suspended, owing to the forest fires that are burning in Quebec. Chairperson and interim... 

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Singida gold mining project, Tanzania – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The  Singida gold mine has achieved commercial production following its first gold pour on March 30. 

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Firm promotes multimetal corrosion protection
9th June 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Branching from US manufacturer Cortec’s EcoEarth line, the EcoEmitter is a specially engineered device designed to provide corrosion protection for sensitive assets such as electronic and optical... 

Low-friction bearings reduce energy losses in free-stream turbines
9th June 2023

A hydro turbinecompany, based in Portland, Maine, in the US, has chosen Vesconite Bearings’lowest-friction material for the thrust bearings on its free-stream turbines. The material, Vesconite... 

Construction starts on Phase 2 of Lesotho Highlands Water Project
9th June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Phase 2 of the long-awaited Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) has broken ground. LHWP Phase 2, building on Phase 1 that was completed in 2003, includes the construction of the Polihali dam and... 

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Bakubung Platinum Mine project, South Africa – update
9th June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Wesizwe announced on June 2 that, owing to faults in the ring gear of the ball mill and the feeding mixing tanks of the tailing filter press, the hot commissioning process at Bakubung could not... 

Kasiya test work confirms ‘near perfect’ graphite suited to battery production
8th June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

As dual-listed Sovereign Metals progresses with a prefeasibility study on the Kasiya project, in Malawi, the latest in graphite downstream test work at project has confirmed the superior... 

Lethabo Exploration CEO Mandy Malebe.
Woman-led Lethabo is mining iron-ore in Limpopo with offtake agreement in place
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Lethabo Exploration, which started out as an exploration company, has since transitioned into mining iron-ore, for which it has secured an offtake agreement. Lethabo, which is 100% South African... 

Vedanta Zinc International executive director and CFO Pushpender Singla.
Vedanta to anchor Cabinet-approved special economic zone in Northern Cape
8th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The Cabinet-approved Namakwa special economic zone (SEZ) in the Northern Cape, which is currently undergoing public comment, will be anchored by Indian zinc mining and processing company Vedanta... 

Kingston re-enters underground development at SOZ
7th June 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Kingston Resources has started work to re-enter the underground development at the Southern Ore Zone (SOZ) in preparation to start the next phase of mining at the Mineral Hill copper and... 

Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson, Copper 360 chairperson Shirley Hayes and JSE Deals Head Samuel Mokorosi at the April listing.
Copper 360 reports encouraging new drilling results
6th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Copper 360, which listed on the AltX of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in April, has reported encouraging new drilling results. The Copper 360 business is focused on processing historical mined... 

The Windfall camp in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region
Wildfire evacuation order halts Quebec exploration projects
6th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Work on several Quebec exploration projects have grinded to a halt to comply with restrictions imposed by the government to deal with the regional forest fire situation. Late last week, the Quebec... 

Clean Air Metals reports departure of CEO
5th June 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Canadian exploration and development company Clean Air Metals on Friday announced that Abraham Drost would “no longer continue” as CEO and director of the company. His exit from the company was... 

Sasscal executive director Dr Jane Olwoch of Namibia.
Green hydrogen atlas results show enormous Southern African potential – Sasscal
5th June 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The results of the green hydrogen atlas for Southern Africa, now readily available online, show enormous potential green hydrogen production throughout the region, the Southern African Science... 

Blyvoor Gold CFO Pieter du Preez
Blyvoor appoints seasoned corporate finance executive Du Preez as CFO
2nd June 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gauteng-based gold miner Blyvoor Gold has appointed Pieter du Preez as CFO, bringing with him more than 25 years of corporate finance and financial management experience. The seasoned corporate... 

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Durable drives for belt conveyor systems
2nd June 2023

Industrial equipment supplier BMG reports that its NORD Maxxdrive-XT industrial gearboxes, launched at the Electra Mining trade show in 2022, have been well received by leaders in bulk logistics,... 

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TCTA unpacks progress being made on key bulk water projects
2nd June 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) has come a long way since being established in 1986 to fund and implement the South African portion of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), gaining... 

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Bakubung Platinum Mine project, South Africa – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Wesizwe Platinum has started the commissioning of the mine's processing plant. 

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Bunker Hill zinc/lead/silver mine restart project, US – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Bunker Hill Mining Corp is restarting one of the most storied base metal and silver mines in US history.  

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Motheo processing plant expansion, Botswana – update
2nd June 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Sandfire Resources has produced its first copper concentrate from the Motheo mine. 

Pumping innovation underpins GEHO success
1st June 2023

The technical advancement of Weir Minerals’ GEHO® positive displacement pumps has ensured they play a key role in reducing mines’ environmental footprint. The GEHO® pump range is well known in... 

Aton reports solid grades from recent sampling programme in Egypt
29th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

TSX-V-listed Aton Resources has announced another pleasing set of surface sampling results from the Abu Marawat concession, in Egypt, ahead of a reverse circulation drilling programme. Aton... 

LithiumBank unveils plans for Alberta LHM production
29th May 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

TSX-V-listed LithiumBank has announced the results of its preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Boardwalk lithium brine project, in west-central Alberta. The study proposes 31 350 t/y... 

Conference awards manufacturers for 4IR innovation in mining sector
26th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Several manufacturers were recognised for their innovation and efforts in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) space at the presentation of the Manufacturing Excellence Awards during the first... 

Canadian miner announces technical report filing
26th May 2023

Canadian miner Premium Nickel Resources (PNRL) announced in April that it had filed a technical report – in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects –... 

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Muga potash project, Spain – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Highfield Resources has secured a A$25-million strategic investment from EMR Capital and Tectonic Investment Management to help advance the development of the project. 

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Singida gold mining project, Tanzania – update
26th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold says a successful ramp-up of its Singida gold mine has enabled it to allocate capital to high-impact exploration programmes across its asset portfolio. 

A Glencore land rehabilitation project in DRC
Glencore works to preserve biodiversity, restore land use at legacy copper, cobalt sites
24th May 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Further to its goal to minimise or manage the impact of its operations on the environment, diversified miner Glencore says it continues to appreciate biological diversity as a global asset of value... 

Contango's Lubu project produces first washed coal
24th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Lubu coking coal project, in Zimbabwe – owned by London-listed natural resource development company Contango Holdings – produced its first washed coal on May 23. This followed dry and wet runs... 

More than half of the world's large lakes are drying up, study finds
19th May 2023 By: Reuters

More than half of the world's large lakes and reservoirs have shrunk since the early 1990s, chiefly because of climate change, intensifying concerns about water for agriculture, hydropower and... 

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Core approves A$50m spend for early works at BP33
19th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The board of lithium miner Core Lithium has approved a A$45-million to A$50-million spend for early works at the BP33 underground mine, in the Northern Territory. A final investment decision on... 

Valves must be hydrostatically tested by the valve manufacturer to ensure no leaks
Firm provides tips to avoid rust
19th May 2023

Ball valves, gate valves, globe valves, butterfly valves, check valves, and valve assemblies are all common and critical components in the oil and gas industry. Their job of regulating hazardous... 

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Jansen potash project, Canada – update
19th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

BHP has reported that the proposed Jansen Stage 2 project is expected to come in at a lower cost than the Jansen Stage 1 operation. 

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Cascabel copper/gold/silver project, Ecuador – update
19th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

SolGold is evaluating a phased approach to the development of the project to reduce upfront capital and shorten the development schedule. 

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Zimbabwean junior invests in improving operational sustainability
19th May 2023

Junior miner Caledonia Mining is investing into its flagship asset, the Zimbabwe-based Blanket mine, to improve the mine’s sustainability and ensure continuous operations. The Blanket mine... 

Outline of the Waterberg project in Limpopo province.
Platinum exploration in Waterberg continues to reveal new potential, says CEO
17th May 2023 By: Martin Creamer

An exploration borehole in a deposit on the northern limb of the Bushveld Complex continues to reveal new platinum group metals (PGM) potential at the Waterberg project in Limpopo province,... 

The Jansen project project in Saskatchewan
BHP eyeing lower cost production at Jansen
17th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Potash production from mining giant BHP’s Jansen Stage 2 project, in Canada, was expected to come in at a lower cost than the Stage 1 operation. CEO Mike Henry told delegates at the Bank of... 

Barrick takes option on Midland’s Patris property
16th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Midland Exploration has entered into a definite option agreement with a subsidiary of Barrick Gold for its Patris gold property, 35 km northeast of the town of Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec.... 

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Caledonia reports poor quarterly results following Bilboes start-up
15th May 2023 By: Darren Parker

The integration and start-up of Caledonia’s Bilboes operation, along with technical challenges at the Blanket mine, both in Zimbabwe, had a significant impact on the company’s financial performance... 

Sandvik introduces largest top hammer drill rig
15th May 2023

With the arrival of the very first Pantera™ DP1600i, customers in southern Africa can now expect to drill larger holes of up to 178 mm using a top hammer drill rig. The end result is a significant... 

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Gold price underpinning Blyvoor’s growth targets
15th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

With the gold price reaching record highs, Blyvoor Gold says it is aiming to capitalise on the windfall through an accelerated rollout of its growth and expansion plans. Executive director Richard... 

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