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Manganese mine rail-loading boost being assessed by South32 

By: Martin Creamer     19th May 2022 Diversified mining company South32 is assessing the potential expansion and modernisation of rail loading infrastructure at its Wessels manganese mine in South Africa’s Northern Cape, says South32 CEO Graham Kerr. Kerr, who presented at the Bank of America Global Metals, Mining & Steel Conference... 

Investors are rushing back into Africa’s copper country

By: Bloomberg     13th May 2022 Mining investors are stampeding back into a region many had seemed determined to leave. Straddling the border of Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, a vast forested area roughly the size of Portugal contains one of the world’s richest caches of minerals: copper for wires and cables, and... 

Eskom confirms winter load-shedding risk and warns on diesel costs 

By: Terence Creamer     11th May 2022 Electricity utility Eskom has again highlighted the risk of load-shedding during the current winter period, during which it will rely heavily on the country’s expensive diesel-fuelled open-cycle gas turbines (OCGTs) to either avoid rotational cuts or reduce the intensity of such cuts.... 

Kicking the China habit: South Korea hunts tungsten treasure

By: Reuters     9th May 2022  Blue tungsten winking from the walls of abandoned mine shafts, in a town that's seen better days, could be a catalyst for South Korea's bid to break China's dominance of critical minerals and stake its claim to the raw materials of the future. The mine in Sangdong, 180 km southeast of Seoul, is... 

WA eyes green hydrogen targets

By: Esmarie Iannucci     6th May 2022 The Western Australian government is considering the implementation of a renewable hydrogen target, as a support measure to grow the renewable hydrogen industry in the region. This approach would set targets for retailers in the South West Interconnected System, Western Australia's main... 

Altona’s Mozambique project shows considerable rare earth potential

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     4th May 2022 AQSE-listed Altona’s final Phase 1 assay results from Monte Muambe, its light rare earth elements (REE) project in Mozambique, have shown significant REE levels across multiple target areas. Neodymium and praseodymium (NdPr ) levels were identified in significant levels, the company reports. 

World lacks time, not minerals for climate-saving technology

By: Bloomberg     29th April 2022 The world isn’t cutting greenhouse gas emissions with anything like the speed required to avoid the most dangerous effects of climate change, as the latest United Nations climate report published this month affirmed. Despite this, it’s become a trope of sorts to warn that we’re in danger of going... 

Russia’s war is turbocharging the world’s addiction to coal 

By: Bloomberg     25th April 2022 In Germany and Italy, coal-fired power plants that were once decommissioned are now being considered for a second life. In South Africa, more coal-laden ships are embarking on what’s typically a quiet route around the Cape of Good Hope toward Europe. Coal burning in the US is in the midst of its... 

Addressing the energy trilemma in mining operations with natural gas and renewable power

21st April 2022 The world today is faced with the energy trilemma of achieving the right balance between reliability, sustainability and affordability for electricity generation, delivery and consumption.  

Siemens Gamesa buffeted by rising costs as turbine launch problems deepen

By: Reuters     20th April 2022 Siemens Gamesa is discussing raising prices for its wind turbines by more than a high single-digit percentage in some cases as it grapples with stubbornly lofty raw materials prices, CE Jochen Eickholt said on Wednesday. "For specific materials … steel, copper, others, we continue to observe... 

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