R/€ = 18.16 Change: -0.15
R/$ = 16.05 Change: -0.16
Au 1783.13 $/oz Change: -10.01
Pt 935.79 $/oz Change: -16.96


China's companies are going to any length for a hold on lithium

By: Bloomberg     1st December 2021 Automobile executives in China have had a lot to contend with this year. But those operating in the electric-car space (which is almost everyone these days) have had it especially tough. Not only has the world’s biggest EV market become even more crowded in 2021 but the explosive sales —... 

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... 

Aus emissions continue to fall - report

By: Esmarie Iannucci     30th November 2021 Australian emissions reportedly fell by 2.1% in the financial year ended June, to some 498.9-million tonnes, compared with the previous financial year. The quarterly update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory showed that Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are now at 20.4% below... 

Nedlac to hold emergency meetings on vaccine mandates, access restrictions for unvaccinated

By: Terence Creamer     29th November 2021 The social partners participating in the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) will hold emergency meetings this week about the institution of workplace vaccine mandates and the imposition of public access restrictions for the unvaccinated amid low vaccine uptake levels, the... 

London copper firms as investors weigh Omicron impact

By: Reuters     29th November 2021 London copper prices rose on Monday, recouping some of last week's losses fuelled by the newly identified coronavirus variant, with markets trying to gauge its severity and its possible impact on economic recovery. Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose 1% to $9 550 a tonne by... 

Vulcan inks another offtake in Europe

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th November 2021 ASX-listed Vulcan Energy Resources has signed a binding lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with NYSE-listed Stellantis. Starting in 2026, Vulcan will supply between 81 000 t and 99 000 t of battery grade lithium hydroxide over the duration of the initial five-year agreement. 

Weekly SA Coal Report

29th November 2021 As expected, it was a choppy week price-action wise, with rough weather in Australia threatening to shut down some export capacity. However, most commodities sold off toward the end of the week as the “O-my-God” Covid variant emerged from South Africa. The rand immediately sold off further. Japan... 

National Gas Infrastructure Plan unveiled for first time

By: Esmarie Iannucci     29th November 2021 The federal government has released the first full National Gas Infrastructure Plan (NGIP) and the Future Gas Infrastructure Investment Framework to help secure Australia’s gas supplies over the next 20 years. As part of the government’s gas-led recovery, the NGIP sets out a long-term... 

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... 

ZAC Golf Day ignites spirit of giving 

26th November 2021 Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) hosted its annual golf day at the Richards Bay Country Club, in KwaZulu Natal. Now in its fourth year, the golf day was initiated to raise funds for various charities. The annual event was once more a resounding success, raising over R250 000 for charity.  The... 

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