R/€ = 18.17 Change: -0.16
R/$ = 16.05 Change: -0.16
Au 1782.18 $/oz Change: 2.33
Pt 936.00 $/oz Change: -11.41


Rainbow poised to meet rare earths demand following COP26 resolutions

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     1st December 2021 Aim-listed Rainbow Rare Earths says it is well positioned to meet the anticipated future demand for rare earths, owing to its Phalaborwa project, which is in development in South Africa, especially given its high-grade, low-cost nature and use of processing technology. “Rainbow has the near-term... 

Imagine a world without fuel emissions… now you’re envisioning what Nel Hydrogen is making possible

30th November 2021 Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy.  

China's Chengxin submits bid for Ukraine lithium deposits

By: Reuters     30th November 2021 Chengxin Lithium has applied for the rights to two lithium deposits in Ukraine that are up for auction, a Ukrainian government website showed, in a move that would give the Chinese company a foothold in the European lithium industry. The bid underscores Shenzhen-based Chengxin's ambitious... 

Auxico to build $116m rare-earth refinery in Colombia

By: Mariaan Webb     30th November 2021 CSE-listed Auxico Resources has announced plans to build a 10 000 km2 rare earth refining facility in the free-trade zone in Santa Marta, Colombia, capable of processing 36 000 t/y of ore. The company signed a lease agreement with an option to purchase four lots of land within the Zona Franca... 

WA and Port of Rotterdam weigh hydrogen links

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th November 2021 The Western Australian government has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Europe’s largest sea port, the Port of Rotterdam, to collaborate on renewable hydrogen. The two parties will work together to investigate the renewable hydrogen export supply chain between Western Australia and... 

Parliament passes energy Bills

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th November 2021 The federal Parliament at the end of last week endorsed a package of new laws which will support the development of Australia’s offshore energy industry and deliver new jobs and investment in offshore windfarms and transmission projects. The three bills, which passed the final stage in the... 

Froneman tells world of Sibanye’s confidence in hydrogen economy  

By: Martin Creamer     26th November 2021 Platinum group metals (PGMs) are poised to be a very significant underpin in the green hydrogen economy and Sibanye-Stillwater is intent on ensuring that the supply of PGMs is sustainable and that the company is part of the global climate change solution, Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman told a global... 

Brian Menell’s TechMet invests in Cornish Lithium

By: Mariaan Webb     26th November 2021 Mineral exploration and development company Cornish Lithium has landed its first investment from a financial institution, with technology metals investor TechMet putting £18-million into the UK company. TechMet, founded by British-South African metals industrialist Brian Menell, invests in... 

S Australia extends ADI

By: Esmarie Iannucci     26th November 2021 The South Australian government on Friday announced that it would extend its Accelerated Discovery Initiative (ADI) until 2025, committing a further A$11.5-million to the exploration programme. The ADI provides co-financing to mineral exploration activities to attract greater exploration... 

Argentine State energy firm YPF spies lithium tie-ups with China's CATL

By: Reuters     26th November 2021 rgentina's State energy company YPF, making a push into the country's burgeoning lithium sector, met with officials from major Chinese battery maker CATL on Thursday, with both sides talking up plans to become "strategic partners" in the sector. The South American country, part of the region's... 

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