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Tharisa CEO Phoevous Pouroulis
Adverse weather impacts on Tharisa’s quarterly results
13th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Platinum group metals (PGMs) and chrome producer Tharisa Mining’s volume recovery was slower than expected in the quarter ended March 31 owing to continued adverse weather, which impacted on... 

Jagersfontein after the tailings dam failure
New study shows Jagersfontein dam deviated from best practice
12th April 2023 By: Darren Parker

Civil engineers at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg have used public satellite and aerial imagery in a study to investigate the history of the infamous Jagersfontein waste... 

Blyvoor Gold boosts supplier development, improves near-mine community
11th April 2023 By: Donna Slater

Blyvoor Gold, which operates the Blyvoor mine – once one of the largest gold mines in the world – has invested more than $100-million in refurbishing and upgrading the mine after it stood idle for... 

BlueRock says unable to contribute funding to recapitalise South African mine
11th April 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The directors of Aim-listed BlueRock Diamonds have notified the business rescue practitioners (BRPs) that control Kareevlei Mining and its operations – the Kareevlei mine in South Africa’s Northern... 

Glencore CEO Gary Nagle.
Glencore advances further on circular economy journey
11th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Glencore has taken another step on the road to achieving the world’s circular economy imperative. The London- and Johannesburg-listed diversified mining an marketing company, headed by CEO Gary... 

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James Bay lithium project, Canada
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Allkem plans to build a 5 480 t/d lithium mine in Quebec. 

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Dougou Extension sylvinite project, Congo-Brazzaville
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash plans to exploit the Dougou Extension sylvinite mineral resource, a sylvinite deposit with exceptionally high potassium chloride grade, compared with global potash operations. 

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Diversification opportunities set to crystallise industry
7th April 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Following the announcement that there will be no tax increase for the sugar industry in the 2023/24 and 2024/25 financial years, announced by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana during his 2023... 

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Spiral helps improve efficiencies
7th April 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

While West Africa is considered to be a “premium” gold mining region, owing to it achieving a significant return on investment for its mining operations, the industry  lags in terms of... 

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Bellevue gold project, Australia – update
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Mining operations have started at the Vanguard openpit at Bellevue. 

Modular design of the Ancuabe project
Ancuabe graphite project, Mozambique
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A contract has been awarded for front-end engineering design works for the process plant and associated nonprocessing infrastructure for the project. 

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Dougou Extension solution mining project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Updated information from Kore Potash has confirmed that the DX project is financially attractive. 

Location map of the Waterberg project
Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
7th April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An infill drill campaign that had been under way since November 2022 has been completed. 

Coal ash seen as potential viable source of rare earth elements.
Coal, discard seen as potential viable sources of rare earth elements
5th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Coal is being spotlighted as a potential source of rare earth elements, critical raw materials that are vital for many clean technologies being implemented globally. The information derived from a... 

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QPM strikes gas deal for TECH
5th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM) has struck a deal with Arrow Energy Group and AGL Energy to acquire the Moranbah gas project and the North Queensland energy joint venture. The two... 

US Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo
US details plan to draw clean energy into oil, coal communities
4th April 2023 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Tuesday released final guidance on how clean energy companies can secure additional tax credits when investing in US communities economically tied to fossil fuels like... 

Mine waste finds new life as source of rare earths
4th April 2023 By: Reuters

Sweden, South Africa and Australia are at the forefront of a push to transform piles of mine waste and by-products into rare earths vital for the green energy revolution, hoping to substantially... 

WA invests A$40m in critical minerals
4th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government on Tuesday announced a A$40-million investment to accelerate critical minerals discoveries. The Sustainable Geoscience Investments package, included in the... 

Orica introduces 4D™ bulk explosives system for underground operations
3rd April 2023

Orica (ASX: ORI), today unveiled the new range of 4D™ bulk explosives for the underground market at AusIMM Underground Operators Conference in Brisbane, Australia. Designed for production and... 

Openpit mining starts at Bellevue
3rd April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Mining operations has started at the Vanguard openpit, at the Bellevue gold project, in Western Australia. ASX-listed Bellevue Gold said on Monday that mining contractor NRW Holdings had now fully... 

Podium Minerals MD and CEO Sam Rodda.
Smelterless low-energy platinum processing concept advances further in Australia
31st March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A processing pathway away from high-energy pyrometallurgical smelting to low-energy hydrometallurgical platinum group metal (PGM) recoveries has been further advanced by Australian PGMs pioneer... 

Lithium battery recycling regulations and opportunities
31st March 2023

With the introduction of technology and digital products into every aspect of our lives, our need for energy is increasing day by day. While electric cars are rapidly becoming popular in the world,... 

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Global demand for paper, pulp and board softens
31st March 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Global demand for paper, pulp and board is expected to soften in the first half of this year, compared with the highs of last year, where severe supply chain constraints created paper shortages... 

Location map of the Arcadia lithium project
Arcadia lithium project, Zimbabwe – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Trial production has started at the project. 

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Eliwana iron-ore mine and rail project, Australia – update
31st March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

SRG Global has been awarded an estimated A$55-million infrastructure contract from Fortescue Metals at its Eliwana mine. 

Former South African Treasury boss Mogajane helms billion-dollar lithium plan
30th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

The former head of South Africa’s National Treasury has been tasked with cleaning up a scandal-dogged company that’s contemplating partnering a Chinese battery maker in a $1-billion lithium... 

Professor Judith Kinnaird, the Visiting Professor of the School of Geosciences, and the co-director of Cimera at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Critical metals for low-carbon economy being studied across 12 universities
30th March 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A consortium across a dozen South African universities has the spotlight on critical metals for a low-carbon future. At a time when the mining world is focused firmly on the availability of... 

Indonesian President pledges nickel mining clean up amid EV-led boom
30th March 2023 By: Reuters

Indonesia will improve monitoring of environmental standards for nickel mining, amid concerns over production of the metal which is increasingly used in electric vehicle batteries, the country's... 

PTM completes infill drilling campaign as part of Waterberg mine plan update
30th March 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Dual-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) reports that an infill drill campaign under way since November 2022, at the Waterberg project, located on the Northern Limb of the Bushveld Complex in South... 

Antilles puts pricetag on La Demajagua
30th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A revised scoping study for the La Demajagua precious metals project, in Cuba, has estimated a development cost of $86-million for the project. La Demajagua mine is expected to be developed in... 

BHP Group seeks delay to Brazil dam court case
29th March 2023 By: Reuters

Mining group BHP Group BHP is seeking to delay a potential 36-billion pound ($44-billion) London lawsuit over Brazil's worst environmental disaster as it needs more time to prepare, the company's... 

Biden tees up a supply-chain rethink with challenge to China’s EVs
29th March 2023 By: Bloomberg

Seven months after President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, the magnitude of the challenge it will be for the US to loosen China’s grip on the electric vehicle supply chain... 

BHP partners with Chinese majors on copper chains
29th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified miner BHP will partner with two of China’s leading copper producers, China Copper and Daye Nonferrous, on the development of a more sustainable and responsible copper value chain. The... 

Bell E-series ADTs ready to run on HVO fuel
28th March 2023

All new Bell Equipment E-series Articulated Dump Trucks (ADTs) fitted with the Mercedes Benz OM471LA, OM473LA, and OM934/6LA engines are fully compatible with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) fuel,... 

Canada budget sees contracts for difference for large clean-tech projects -source
28th March 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's budget will introduce a system to lock in future carbon credit prices, a move meant to boost investments by giving businesses certainty to develop low-carbon technologies, a senior... 

Kingwest readies for mining at Menzies
28th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Gold hopeful Kingwest Resources has cleared the last hurdle to the start of production at its Menzies gold project, in Western Australia, signing a toll milling agreement with gold miner St... 

BHP strikes CCUS deal in China
27th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Diversified major BHP has struck a deal with Chinese steelmaker HBIS Group Co to trial pilot-scale demonstrations of carbon capture and utilisation technologies at HBIS’ steel operations in China... 

The things you need to know about Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Risks in the Mining Sector
24th March 2023

The Mining Indaba 2023 which took place last month in Cape Town, from February 6 to 9, highlighted efforts of all sectors to reduce or eliminate activities that have a negative impact on the planet... 

Mt Carbine leases extended
24th March 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The mining leases for the Mt Carbine project, in Queensland, have been renewed for a further 19 years, tungsten producer EQ Resources said. The company told shareholders that the renewal of the... 

An image of Werner Pump’s boiler tube cleaning
Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation,... 

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Wastewater solution can aid ESG goals
24th March 2023 By: Nadine James

Mining companies are facing increasing scrutiny around their environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG), and an area that can reduce energy consumption, and environmental and societal... 

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New approaches to waste needed to alleviate impact
24th March 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

Establishing a hierarchy to avoid and minimise waste production, following a circular economy model and increasing awareness on the impact of waste can alleviate the impacts of current waste... 

Image of a graphite specimen
Battery anode material plant, Germany
24th March 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Evion Group plans to use its proposed battery anode material plant to process graphited concentrate from its Maniry project, in Madagascar. 

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