R/€ = 18.45 Change: -0.04
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Pt 1029.00 $/oz Change: 4.13


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26th November 2020 Iridium breakthrough a boost for green hydrogen economy, PGMs mining; Chrome producers want ferrochrome solutions that exclude export tax; and, company designs, constructs ventilation and cooling systems for mines 

Alba reunites two key mines in Dolgellau gold field, Wales

By: Creamer Media Reporter      20th November 2020 Aim-listed Alba Minerals has been awarded the exclusive exploration rights over the Gwynfynydd mine – the second biggest producer of gold in the UK’s history after the Clogau-St Davids gold mine. With this award, Alba now has the exclusive exploration rights over the entire length of the... 

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18th November 2020 Zambia copper explorer has exclusivity agreement with Anglo American; Platinum-linked green hydrogen economy right for Africa; And, Completion of first phase of Kore Potash’s new starter project expected in May 

Anglo’s investment commitment to South Africa up R15bn  

By: Martin Creamer     18th November 2020 Anglo American is on track to exceed its original investment commitment to South Africa, despite Covid-19 impacts, Mining Weekly can report. At this year’s SA Investment Conference, the London- and Johannesburg-listed diamond, platinum group metals and iron-ore mining company increased its total... 

Petra narrows full-year loss, but curtailed demand cuts earnings by nearly 60% 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     17th November 2020 London-listed Petra Diamonds has posted a net loss of $223-million for the financial year ended June 30 – an improvement on the net loss after tax of $258-million reported for the 2019 financial year. The loss included a non-cash impairment charge of $91.9-million, whereas the loss for 2019 had... 

Water cannon joins list of remote operating machines

By: Creamer Media Reporter      16th November 2020 Newcrest Mining’s Cadia Valley Operations has achieved a world first in mobile equipment interoperability - integrating a remote operated MacLean water cannon into its Epiroc automation fleet at Cadia East. In 2018, Cadia commenced a loader automation trial with mining equipment manufacturer,... 

On-The-Air (13/11/2020) 

By: Martin Creamer     13th November 2020 South Africa’s ferrochrome industry is staking steps to generate 750 MW of its own electricity; Southern Africa was this week urged to enter the new trillion-dollar green hydrogen economy with vigour; and Gauteng’s rich South Deep gold mine is entering a new high-technology phase. 

De Beers partners with Redpath to boost underground mechanised mining skills at Venetia

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     10th November 2020 Diamond miner De Beers Group has entered into a mining service agreement with Redpath Australia and Redpath Mining South Africa, following a rigorous selection process with internationally recognised underground contract mining companies. De Beers says the awarding of the contract to Redpath is... 

Hydrogen economy presents considerable opportunities for South Africa, but social compact imperative 

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     6th November 2020 There is considerable potential for South Africa to be a supplier of green hydrogen and leverage its platinum group metals (PGM) resources; however, it is imperative that there is a social compact when building this industry, a panel of speakers noted during independent think tank, the Mapungubwe... 

Pan African to evaluate potential of building another Elikhulu-size tailings retreatment operation 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th November 2020 The share price of JSE- and Aim-listed Pan African Resources rose on Friday on the news that it had entered into an agreement to acquire gold tailings assets owned by Mintails Mining, which was placed in provisional liquidation in 2018, for up to R50-million, and that it would evaluate the merits... 

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