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Harmony's Mponeng mine, in North West
Harmony swings to profit, declares a higher dividend
30th August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Gold miner Harmony Gold has posted a 46% increase in production profit to just under R14-billion, or $774-million, for the financial year ended June 30. The company swung from a net loss of... 

Medallion appoints interim CEO
29th August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Rare earth elements company Medallion Resources on Monday announced the appointment of Gabriel Alonso-Mendoza as interim CEO, following the resignation of Alfredo Ramos Plasencia as CEO and... 

QPM completes Moranbah buy
25th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has completed the acquisition of the Moranbah gas project, transforming the company into the sixth largest domestic gas producer on the Australian... 

Another metals trader says it has been hit by a nickel fraud
Another metals trader says it has been hit by a nickel fraud
25th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Another trading house has been stung after buying a cargo supposedly containing nickel that turned out to be full of near-worthless rubble. The latest example, detailed in lawsuits in London and... 

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Start-up develops alternative critical minerals production
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

A partnership between Canadian net-zero mining start-up Tersa Earth and geological exploration and mining consulting company Trigteq is paving the way for a feasible solution to cost effectively,... 

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Coal major navigates green transition
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

One of South Africa’s top five coal-producing mining companies, Exxaro Resources, with a diversified portfolio of major projects in the minerals and energy sectors, is driving its plans to boost... 

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Platinum major expands renewable energy roll-out
25th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Zimbabwe-based platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Zimplats, a subsidiary of PGMs major Impala Platinum, is midway through the construction of a $37-million, 35 MW solar plant at its Selous... 

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Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Arcadia Minerals plans to mine the D-pegmatite and E F-pegmatite deposits using opencast mining methods. 

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Salares Norte gold project, Chile – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

First production is expected in the fourth quarter of this year. 

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Windfall gold project, Canada – update
25th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Gold Fields has reported that the joint venture will start and finalise permitting for the project, hopefully by the fourth quarter. 

Record sales for Regis
24th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Despite a record year of sales, gold miner Regis Resources has reported a statutory net loss of A$24-million for the 2023 financial year, compared with a profit of A$14-million in the previous... 

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Resolute on track to meet full-year guidance following strong interim performance
23rd August 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Gold miner Resolute Mining saw continued positive momentum across all operations during the first half of the year ended June 30, keeping the company on track to meet its full-year guidance and... 

Gold pour at DRDGold's Ergo opertion.
Debt-free DRDGold declares 16th consecutive dividend, looks to 60 MW of solar power
23rd August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Debt-free, cash-rich gold-from-waste mining company DRDGold has declared its sixteenth consecutive dividend as it guides higher production, prioritises the ensuring of sufficient tailings storage... 

Jubilee's Sable Zinc operations in Zambia
Jubilee on track to expand copper, chrome and PGM processing further
21st August 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals says it has traded 24 500 t of newly produced chrome product from the expanded Inyoni chrome and platinum group metal (PGM) operations, in the... 

St Barbara unveils plans for Fifteen Mile Stream
St Barbara unveils plans for Fifteen Mile Stream
16th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold miner St Barbara has unveiled plans for a standalone 1.7-million- to 1.8-million-tonne-a-year operation at its Fifteen Mile Stream project, in Nova Scotia. The company said on Wednesday that... 

Atlantic looks at feldspar at Ewoyaa
15th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Dual listed lithium explorer Atlantic Lithium has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ghanian University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to undertake a definitive feasibility study... 

Buena Vista could have 25-year life
14th August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A scoping study into the Buena Vista iron-ore project, in Nevada, has estimated that the project could produce some 1.6-million tonne a year of concentrate over a mine life of 25-years.... 

Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard.
Solar energy plant on the way at vanadium operation, Glencore’s Fullard reports
11th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The decarbonisation and solar power plans of Glencore Alloys are coming to the fore with the first 25 MW solar plant on the way, Glencore Alloys head Japie Fullard told Mining Weekly at question... 

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Furnace upgrades enhance productivity
11th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Heat induction specialist firm Electroheat Induction recently undertook an induction melting furnace upgrade project at a steel plant located in New Jersey to improve its efficiency, performance,... 

Ford’s Silverton plant achieves record daily production volume
11th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

Ford South Africa’s Silverton assembly plant, in Pretoria, has achieved its highest daily production number yet – 704 vehicles. Based on three-shift 24-hour production, the plant is capable of... 

Caledonia posts lower second-quarter profit
10th August 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Gold producer Caledonia Mining has reported a gross profit of $10.9-million for the second quarter ended June 30, a decrease from the $17.9-million reported for the second quarter of 2022. “While... 

Sarana Riggs
Uranium hunters in US West face partial ban, pollution concerns
10th August 2023 By: Bloomberg

Five weeks before President Joe Biden announced a historic new ban on new uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, Sarana Riggs approached the barbed-wire fence surrounding an inactive mine in an... 

The River Doce in Minas Gerais
Vale loses bid to block BHP's London lawsuit in Brazil dam case
7th August 2023 By: Reuters

ale on Monday lost a bid to block fellow mining giant BHP Group's bid to have it share potential liability in a 36-billion-pound ($46-billion) London lawsuit over Brazil's worst environmental... 

AngloGold Ashanti CEO Alberto Calderon.
AngloGold reaffirms guidance on improved second quarter
4th August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti on Friday reaffirmed annual guidance as it reported an improved second quarter performance compared with the first three months of the year, underpinned by a... 

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Firm invests in ‘greener’ solutions for sustainable future
4th August 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

JSE-registered real estate investment trust (REIT) Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) is beefing up its electricity generation supply to meet its environment, social and governance (ESG) targets. L2D... 

Valves play a crucial role in mitigating challenges and ensuring smooth operations
Innovative valve solutions for African mines
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mining companies operating in Africa must overcome various obstacles, and valves can play a crucial role in mitigating these challenges and ensuring smooth operations, says distribution service... 

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Scientists develop sustainable alternative to traditional building materials
4th August 2023

Scientists have developed a way to grow building materials using knitted moulds and the root network of fungi as a potential alternative to traditional building material. The composite, called... 

Ever-expanding Maltento eyes opportunities in aquaculture and cosmetics 
4th August 2023 By: Irma Venter

The Maltento insect farm started as a small, test-scale operation in a home bathroom in Craighall Park, Johannesburg.  Almost seven years later, founder and CEO Dean Smorenburg has seen the... 

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Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum/silver/rhenium project, US – update
4th August 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The state of Alaska has asked the US Supreme Court to vacate a Biden-administration veto blocking Northern Dynasty Minerals' proposed Pebble project. 

An artist image of MP Materials planned magnet manufacturing facility in the US.
World battles to loosen China's grip on vital rare earths for clean energy transition
2nd August 2023 By: Reuters

Refining rare earths for the green energy transition is hard. Just ask MP Materials and Lynas. The world's two biggest rare earths companies outside of China are facing challenges turning rock... 

An overview of the plant construction site in July 2023.
Equinox focus at $1.2bn gold project shifting towards commissioning
2nd August 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The $1.23-billion Greenstone project, in Ontario, Canada, is progressing on budget and schedule to pour gold in the first half of next year, 60%-owner Equinox Gold reported on Tuesday.   With... 

Codelco requests permit for $2.5bn Ministro Hales mine extension
Codelco requests permit for $2.5bn Ministro Hales mine extension
2nd August 2023 By: Reuters

Chile's State-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, submitted on Tuesday a request for an environmental permit to extend the useful life of its Ministro Hales mine with a $2.5-billion... 

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Pilbara takes downstream FID
2nd August 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals has announced a final investment decision on the mid-stream demonstration plant at the Pilgangoora operation. The joint venture (JV) with Calix is expected to... 

Pan African Resources chairperson Keith Spencer.
Funding closes for gold project with potential to be shining modern mining exemplar
1st August 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Funding has closed for the gold-from-dumps mining project west of Johannesburg, which has the potential to make the surrounding towns thrive once again, and be a shining example of what modern... 

Lynas revenues tumble
31st July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Rare earths miner Lynas has reported a solid quarter of production in the three months to June, however, lower market prices saw a significant decline in sales revenue. Lynas on Monday reported... 

Artificial intelligence is a big driver of global restructuring in terms of addressing shortages of critical skills, especially in the automotive industry
Distributor drives future solutions in automotive industry
28th July 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Plastics machinery and ancillary equipment provider GreenTech Plastics Machinery says its injection-moulding machines can now incorporate recyclable materials when manufacturing various parts and... 

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Hamersley Iron, Australia
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An iron-ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. 

Location map of Estelle gold project location
Estelle gold project, US
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A Phase 2 scoping study has confirmed that an initial gold mining and processing operation presents a technically and commercially viable development opportunity. 

Image of heavy duty mining trucks at the Kolomela mine
Kapstevel South project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba Iron Ore has reported that first ore is on track for delivery in the first half of 2024. 

Image of the Sishen iron-ore operations
Sishen ultrahigh dense-media separation project, South Africa – update
28th July 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kumba has significantly progressed detailed design work on ultrahigh dense-media separation technology to improve its premium product offering at Sishen. 

Pentagon seeks supply of chip-mineral gallium after China curbs exports
27th July 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Pentagon plans to issue a first-time contract to US or Canadian companies by year-end to recover gallium, a mineral used in semiconductors and military radar systems, after China curbed exports... 

Resolute's production falls slightly in June Q
27th July 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Africa-focused gold miner Resolute Mining has reported cost increases and decreased production in the June quarter, compared with the previous quarter. During the three months to June Resolute... 

Pebble's John Shiveley
Alaska asks US Supreme Court to undo EPA Pebble mine veto
27th July 2023 By: Reuters

The state of Alaska on Wednesday asked the US Supreme Court to vacate a Biden administration veto blocking Northern Dynasty Minerals' NDM.TO proposed Pebble copper and gold mining project, arguing... 

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