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Neodymium is a key rare earth mineral in EVs
Automakers' drive to avoid China's EV rare earth as dominance gathers speed
14th November 2023 By: Reuters

The auto industry's drive to make electric vehicle motors with little to no rare earth content has hit high gear, with European, US and Japanese automakers and suppliers racing for alternatives in... 


Lynas withdraws court request to review Malaysia licence conditions
14th November 2023 By: Reuters

Australia's Lynas Rare Earths has withdrawn its application for a judicial review of its operating licence conditions in Malaysia, a Malaysian government lawyer said on Tuesday. Lynas withdraw the... 


Australian JV to transform mine tailings into valuable assets
Australian JV to transform mine tailings into valuable assets
14th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

In a move towards sustainable mining practices, Australian companies Clean TeQ and Future Element have joined forces to introduce an innovative solution for the rehabilitation of mine tailings.... 


Mkango to build 25 MW of solar at Songwe Hill
13th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

Rare earth element (REE) mining company Mkango aims to build three solar photovoltaic plants with a combined capacity of 25 MW at its Songwe Hill project, in Malawi, to provide sustainable... 


Harmony's Mponeng gold mine.
High-flying Harmony Gold reports whopping 278% free cash rise
13th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Higher free cash flow, higher recovered grades, higher production and higher received gold price have been reported by Harmony Gold in its operational update for the three months ended September... 


Ascot progressing construction on British Columbia project
10th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Canadian mining firm Ascot Resources made considerable progress on outdoor areas such as the tailings storage facility (TSF) earthworks, the new water treatment plant (WTP) and the electrical... 


Frontier Lithium receives Ontario grant for processing research
10th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

TSX-V-listed Frontier Lithium has received C$2-million in grant funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) to test the processing and conversion of byproducts as it... 


Saskatchewan approves Rook I uranium project
Saskatchewan approves Rook I uranium project
10th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Dual-listed NexGen Energy on Thursday announced Ministerial approval from Saskatchewan to proceed with the development of its Rook I uranium project. NexGen is the first company in more than two... 


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Baptiste nickel project, Canada
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has outlined an openpit mining project that will produce an average of 59 100 t/y of nickel in concentrate over a 29-year mine life. 


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Santa Cruz underground copper mine, US
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

An initial assessment and technical summary report on the project has shown a potential new source of "responsibly produced ‘green’ copper” to enhance US supply chain independence. 


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Bibiani gold project, Ghana – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Asante Gold has extended the mineral resource estimate of Grasshopper pit at the Bibiani project. 


Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman
Sibanye-Stillwater dives deeper into circular economy with $155m deal
9th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Multinational mining and metals processing group Sibanye-Stillwater on Thursday announced the acquisition of the Reldan Group of Companies, a US-based metals recycler. The acquisition, valued at... 


TechMet chairperson and CEO Brian Menell
South Africa’s Phalaborwa rare earths project hailed as enviro friendly and low cost
8th November 2023 By: Martin Creamer

An extensive due diligence process has confirmed the potential of South Africa’s Phalaborwa project as one of the lowest cost producers of separated rare earth oxides in development, London Stock... 


Lynas to withdraw court request to review Malaysia license conditions
Lynas to withdraw court request to review Malaysia license conditions
8th November 2023 By: Reuters

Australia's Lynas Rare Earths intends to withdraw its application for a judicial review of its operating licence conditions in Malaysia, a Malaysian government lawyer said on Wednesday. Lynas... 



The US Interior Department cancelled the leases for an underground mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Twin Metals fights for Minnesota copper/nickel leases
6th November 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Antofagasta-owned Twin Metals has moved to defend its mineral leases in north-east Minnesota from “unlawful federal agency action”. The company on Friday filed a notice of appeal in the US Court... 


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Company opens high-tech warehouse in Cameroon
3rd November 2023

Integrated logistics company A.P Moller–Maersk, commonly referred to as Maersk, opened the doors to a brand-new and technology-driven warehousing and distribution (W&D) facility in Douala, Cameroon... 


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Lady Loretta mine, Australia
3rd November 2023 By: Nadine James

Lady Loretta is a lead/zinc/silver mine that is nearing the end of its life. 


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Orom-Cross graphite project, Uganda – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Additional testwork has been completed by two leading graphite technical specialist laboratories on the project. 


Jubilee on track to meet guidance with strong first-quarter performance
1st November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Johannesburg- and London-listed Jubilee Metals Group, which has a portfolio of assets in South Africa and Zambia, says it achieved a strong operational performance for the first quarter ended... 


Cloud Tech Leader IFS Spotlights Mining’s ESG Evolution
31st October 2023

IFS, the global cloud technology provider, will lead a panel discussion at the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) today, focusing on harnessing cutting-edge technology to... 


Lepidico reruns lithium project economics
30th October 2023 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Lepidico has rerun the economics of its Phase 1 project, comprising a mine in Namibia and a chemical conversion plant in Abu Dhabi, to reflect prevailing lithium price forecasts... 


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Graphite from Orom-Cross tested at 99.96% purity
30th October 2023 By: Darren Parker

Additional test work on London-listed Blencowe’s Orom-Cross graphite project, in Northern Uganda, has been completed by two graphite technical specialist laboratories in both China and the US,... 


Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
Hedge funds pile into uranium stocks poised for ‘dramatic’ gains
30th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Several hedge fund managers have started ratcheting up their exposure to uranium stocks, as they bet on significant price gains. Terra Capital’s Matthew Langsford, Segra Capital’s Arthur Hyde and... 


Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Finland may be site of Anglo’s next greenfield mining project
27th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sakatti, with its metal concentrations of platinum group metals (PGMs), copper, nickel, cobalt, and others, may be the site of the next greenfield project of diversified Johannesburg- and... 


Sun City’s newest high-end development nears completion
27th October 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

Sun International’s R295-million Lefika Villas development is 85% complete and fully booked one year after breaking ground on the expansion at its iconic Sun City resort, in the North West. The... 


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Buena Vista iron project, US – update
27th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining and Exploration might have found an export solution, with Levin-Richmond Terminal, operators of a rail terminal and port facility in Richmond, California. 


Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese visited Washington and met with President Joe Biden this week.
US, Australia consider tapping public finance vehicles for critical mineral projects
26th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

The US Export-Import Bank is being eyed as a venue for boosting investment in Australian critical minerals development to supply components needed in electric vehicles, wind turbines and other... 


IMARC 2023: How Space is Helping Mining Rise to New Heights
25th October 2023

The 2023 International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in Sydney this month is bringing together two seemingly distinct industries, mining and space exploration, to collaborate on... 


Lynas jumps as Malaysia allows key plant extension
25th October 2023 By: Reuters

Shares of Lynas Rare Earths hit their highest in over a month on Wednesday, extending gains, after Malaysia allowed the miner to operate its flagship refinery locally with a variation to the... 


Hennie Colyn
Process Automation – an important driver in creating a sustainable future for mining
24th October 2023

By Hennie Colyn, Direct Sales Executive: Process Automation at Schneider Electric Process automation plays vital role in making the mining industry more sustainable. It enhances operational... 


Malaysia allows Lynas to import radioactive raw material until 2026
Malaysia allows Lynas to import radioactive raw material until 2026
24th October 2023 By: Reuters

Malaysia on Tuesday amended Lynas Rare Earths' operating license to allow the Australian firm to import raw materials containing natural radioactive material and process rare earths until March... 


An explosion with ground being blown up in a controlled explosion using the BME Viperdet MS series of Detonators
Nonelectric detonators gain traction
20th October 2023 By: Halima Frost

Since the launch of mining explosives and blasting technology supplier BME’s new Viperdet MS series of detonators in August, the products have been used in 11 successful blasts in the South African... 


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SA urged to adopt innovation as it confronts big waste management problem
20th October 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

At the heart of South Africa’s environmental discussion is the pressing need to embrace a circular economy, but such a shift demands practical collaboration, inventive thinking and a resolute... 


Iron-ore stockpile
Buena Vista iron project, US
20th October 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Magnum Mining is rapidly progressing the project.  


OLI South Africa
OLI South Africa
20th October 2023

OLI is the world’s top-selling supplier of industrial vibration technology products. The OLI product is distributed in Africa by its subsidiary in Gauteng, South Africa. 


Resources Watch
Resources Watch
18th October 2023

This week: Americans, Australians partner to build out, scale up global green hydrogen ecosystem; Copper 360 mining school attracting international partner attention; and, Essential integration of... 


Night view of the Mufulira acid plant.
South African metals group awarded joint venture copper/cobalt slag project in Zambia
17th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

A diversified South African metals processing business that has expanded into Africa, on Tuesday announced that it had been awarded a copper slag project that will be executed in joint venture (JV)... 


Vale creates company to sell sand from iron-ore tailings
17th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Brazilian miner Vale aid on Tuesday it has created a company that will sell and distribute sand obtained from its iron ore tailings, part of its efforts to reduce the disposal of such materials in... 


Miners see value in EU focus on ESG but face red tape hurdles
Miners see value in EU focus on ESG but face red tape hurdles
16th October 2023 By: Reuters

Miners welcome the positive impact of Europe's focus on environment, social and governance issues (ESG) although the process can be riddled with red tape causing delays in achieving their green... 


Consultation to start on environmental laws
13th October 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Federal government will start consultation on new environmental laws shortly, some two months ahead of schedule said Environment and Water Minister Tanya Plibersek. Experts from more than 30... 


Jubilee CEO Leon Coetzer at Roan, in Zambia.
Innovative copper, cobalt tailings treatment ‘encouraging’ – Jubilee
11th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The technical team of the JSE AltX- and Aim-listed Jubilee Metals Group is innovating a waste leach circuit for the treatment of copper and cobalt tailings, as part of its Northern Refining copper... 


From left to right Harry Dempsey, Douglas Johnson-Poensgen, Kunal Sinha, Louise Assem, and Trond Olaf Christophersen.
Essential integration of mining with circular economy highlighted at FT Mining Summit
9th October 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Circularity is already practised at many mine sites, which use circular principles to reduce waste and conserve water. But to achieve full circularity for products – from production to consumption... 


Congo eyes 30% of germanium’s global output by tapping new plant
6th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

A newly built plant in Democratic Republic of Congo aims to produce 30% of the world’s germanium, according to its owner, potentially easing China’s dominance of the metal used in electronics and... 


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