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South African court denies class action against Anglo American
17th December 2023 By: Reuters

South Africa's High Court has ruled that a class action lawsuit against miner Anglo American brought by victims of alleged historic lead poisoning in Zambia should not go ahead, lawyers for the... 


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Company supplies temporary treatment plant
15th December 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Water purification and preservation company Watericon was awarded a 12-month tender to establish a temporary water treatment plant for two of State-owned power utility Eskom’s demineralising plants... 


PLATREEF PROJECT
Phase 1 of the project is expected to be brought into production by the third quarter of 2024
Large hoist shaft establishment nears milestone
15th December 2023

In the closing quarter of 2023, the Platreef project, operated by base and precious metals developer Ivanhoe Mines and situated on the Northern Limb of South Africa’s Bushveld Igneous Complex,... 


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Funded Copper 360 advancing in South Africa’s Northern Cape
15th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The business of Copper 360, a company that listed on the Alternative Exchange (AltX) of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this year, is focused on the processing of historical mined copper rock... 


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KZN bulk sewer project well under way to meet deadline
15th December 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Engineering, project and construction management firm Zimile Consulting Engineers has been contracted to work on a bulk sewer rising main and pumpstation project, in KwaZulu-Natal. The project aims... 


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Calcamite
15th December 2023

Specialist South African packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite is wholly owned and operated as a subsidiary of JoJo Tanks. With over 40 years of experience, it has... 


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Borborema gold project, Brazil – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Precious metals-focused royalty and streaming company Gold Royalty will provide $31-million in project financing for the project. 


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NICO gold/cobalt/bismuth/copper mine project, Canada – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The Canadian government has offered funding to support metallurgical testwork for the Nico project. 


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Star-Orion South diamond project, Canada – update
15th December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Star Diamonds’ technical team is once again focused on the technical investigation and evaluation of the project. 


Additional critical minerals stream doubles Toliara NPV
Additional critical minerals stream doubles Toliara NPV
14th December 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Mineral sands producer Base Resources is setting up its Toliara project, in Madagascar, as potentially one of the biggest and most cost-competitive sources of rare earth oxides globally by... 


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TAU Mining targets continued success in 2024
14th December 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

By forging strategic alliances, leveraging industry expertise and demonstrating operational excellence through its commitment to innovation and sustainability, turnkey opencast mining contractor... 


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Funded Copper 360 advancing in South Africa’s Northern Cape
14th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The business of Copper 360, a company that listed on the Alternative Exchange (AltX) of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) this year, is focused on the processing of historical mined copper rock... 


Arizona Lithium hikes Prairie resource, PFS set for this month
13th December 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Arizona Lithium on Wednesday announced a major upgrade in the total resource of its Prairie lithium project, in Saskatchewan. The project’s lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) resources... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer at the Roan operations.
Copper to be recovered from yet another on-surface copper resource in Zambia
12th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A Johannesburg-listed company, in strategic partnership with a Middle Eastern conglomerate, has secured one of the largest copper waste rock assets on surface in Zambia. JSE AltX company Jubilee... 


Amplats CEO Craig Miller
Amplats on track to deliver guidance for 2023 but cost cutting ahead
8th December 2023 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGMs) producer Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) has reported that its metal-in-concentrate, refined production and costs are all expected to be within guidance for 2023,... 


The Sishen mine
Logistics challenges force Kumba to cut its production guidance for 2024, 2025
8th December 2023 By: Chanel de Bruyn

Although South African iron-ore miner Kumba Iron Ore has continued to deliver improved operational stability at both its Sishen and Kolomela mines, the logistical constraints facing the country has... 


Chilean copper smelter project drawing interest from China
8th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Chinese groups are exploring the possibility of participating in a copper smelting project in Chile — some of them in a bid to lock in supplies of a key metal in the energy transition. Officials... 


RESPONSIBLE FUTURE
Addressing knowledge gaps will ensure a fundamental shift in practices, and ensure a sustainable and responsible future for the mining industry
Concerted effort required to address knowledge gaps
8th December 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Mine care and maintenance, particularly in tailings management, require a concerted effort from regulators, operators and communities, especially as the mining industry continues to evolve.... 


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Microgrids gain traction to combat critical outage impacts
8th December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Microgrids are gaining traction globally owing to its ability to alleviate the impact of critical outages, caused by extreme weather, climate events, and various other reasons.  Microgrids can... 


Thoho Energy
How Can a Business Reduce Its Carbon Footprint? Smart Energy Management Is Here To Help
7th December 2023

Discover how Thoho Energy empowers South African businesses to reduce their carbon footprints through smart energy management and data-driven strategies. 


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Piedmont Lithium gets another extension amid North Carolina mine permit review
6th December 2023 By: Reuters

North Carolina regulators have granted Piedmont Lithium's request for more time to provide information needed to complete the state's long-running review of the company's mine permit application.... 


Rainbow Rare Earths Phalaborwa mine.
South Africa’s permanent magnet rare earths attracting keen interest
5th December 2023 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa is recognised as having the potential to play a significant role in the establishment of a more diversified supply chain of critical rare earths for the green energy transition.... 


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Exxaro, Council for Geoscience sign MoU to drive sustainability, decarbonisation
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Diversified miner Exxaro Resources and South African national science council the Council for Geoscience (CGS) have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive sustainability and... 


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TotalEnergies takes steps to broaden methane emission reductions in the oil, gas sector
5th December 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

TotalEnergies has announced the signing of three cooperation agreements with national oil and gas companies – Petrobras in Brazil, SOCAR in Azerbaijan and Sonangol in Angola – to carry out methane... 


Western start-ups seek to break China's grip on rare earths refining
5th December 2023 By: Reuters

Start-up tech firms are racing to transform the way rare earths are refined for the clean energy transition, a push aimed at turbocharging the West's expansion into the niche sector that underpins... 


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On-The-Air (01/12/2023)
1st December 2023

Martin Creamer discusses high-quality manganese; copper mining and platinum group metals from waste dumps. 


The Asher machine installed at a client which incinerates waste in a more environment friendly manner
New waste management system has multiple environmental benefits
1st December 2023 By: Halima Frost

Sustainable waste management solutions provider Asher Africa’s latest waste management system effectively decreases a client's waste output and offers an “almost emissions-free process”,... 


Smart technology for mobile explosives units
1st December 2023

Mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME is leveraging smart technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning as a key aspect of its automation efforts to enhance the... 


DRDGOLD's tailings retreatment under way at Ergo.
Recovery of battery metals, PGMs being looked at by DRDGOLD
30th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The recovery of battery metals and platinum group metals (PGMs) is being looked at by DRDGOLD, the Johannesburg- and New York-listed company, which is being globally acknowledged for its mastery of... 


Copper 360 CEO Jan Nelson.
Copper 360 takes major leap forward with acquisition of production-doubling plant
29th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Northern Cape mining company Copper 360, which listed on the Alternative Exchange of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange this year, took yet another leap forward on Wednesday with the announcement that... 


Chvaletice is a waste-to-value recycling and remediation opportunity involving reprocessing old tailings from a decommissioned mine.
Euro Manganese secures $100m for Czech project
29th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed Euro Manganese has signed definitive agreements with OMRF, which is managed by Orion Resource Partners Group, for $100-millio in nondilutive financing to advance its Chvaletice... 


Lack of skills should not become a constraint for mining sector recovery – Mvalo
24th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Department of Higher Education and Training deputy director-general Zukile Mvalo has stressed the importance of ensuring that a lack of skills does not become a constraint for the recovery and... 


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Smart monitoring solutions offered for tailings dams
24th November 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Demand for smart monitoring solutions in tailings storage facilities (TSFs) and waste management infrastructure has increased, following governing bodies’ introducing new standards to mitigate TSF... 


MUNRO SERIES-M
Munro Vehicles has completed the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4
Electric 4 × 4 enters production
24th November 2023

Scotland-based automotive manufacturer Munro Vehicles announced the completion of the first pre-production model of its white Series-M utility all-electric 4x4 earlier this month. The vehicle is a... 


A scientist sieves a sample of tin placer tailings in Cassiterite Creek on the western Seward Peninsula of Alaska
Investigating tailings dumps for in-demand minerals
24th November 2023

US State geology department the US Geological Survey (USGS) has invested more than $2-million into studying the potential to source critical mineral resources in mine waste such as mine tailings,... 


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Copper World Complex, US
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has significantly derisked and enhanced the economics of the project. 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining & Exploration is considering a fast startup option for its Buena Vista iron project. 


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Dalgaranga gold project, Australia – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Spartan Resources announced a A$25-million institutional placement on November 17 to accelerate its growth strategy. 


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Merlin diamond project, Australia – update
24th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Lucapa has paused work on a feasibility study on its Merlin project. 


Mogale Tailings Retreatment project operations manager Oriel Shikwambana at launch in July.
Progress at Pan African's gold tailings treatment project on West Rand
22nd November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Excellent progress has reportedly been made with the construction of the R2.5-billion gold tailings retreatment project, west of Johannesburg, on Gauteng’s West Rand. The continued momentum of the... 


Multotec undertook several environmental clean-up projects that yielded positive outcomes demonstrating the potential in environmental rehabilitation
Multotec eyes environmental clean-up projects as test work yields successful results
22nd November 2023

While the modern world simply cannot function without mining and industrial operations, environmental rehabilitation is an essential and sustainable response to the man-made destruction of the... 


First Quantum's Panama copper mine to go into maintenance this week
First Quantum's Panama copper mine to go into maintenance this week
20th November 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's First Quantum Minerals will carry out maintenance at its Panama mine from November 23 due to coal supplies being blockedby protestors opposing the government's contract with one of the... 


Electra accelerating efforts to secure $60m for Ontario refinery project
17th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Nasdaq- and TSX-V-listed Electra Battery Materials will accelerate efforts to secure $60-million in funding required to complete its refinery project, north of Toronto, Ontario, CEO Trent Mell said... 


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