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GoviEx in talks with Niger govt on Madouela start date
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V listed GoviEx Uranium is in discussions with the government of Niger regarding the start of mining operations after having received notice that it must begin mining at its Madaouela uranium... 


Hancock Prospecting sells stake in Catalyst Metals
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX-listed Catalyst Metals reports that the entire remaining substantial shareholding held by Hancock Prospecting in Catalyst Metals’ ordinary shares has been acquired by directors and senior... 


Godolphin takes 100% control of Narraburra rare earths project
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed Godolphin Resources has agreed to acquire the remaining 49% interest in the flagship Narraburra rare earths elements (REE) project in New South Wales, Australia, in which it already... 


Sayona divests completely from Troilus
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed lithium producer Sayona Mining has divested about 19.2-million shares in TSX-listed Troilus Gold at C$0.63 a share through a block trade facilitated by Desjardins Capital Markets. The... 


A Whitehaven Coal operation
Whitehaven expects newly acquired mines to add up to 5Mt a quarter to production
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Australia-based coal producer Whitehaven Coal continues to deliver strong operational performances at its Maules Creek and Gunnedah openpit mines, having produced 4.4-million tonnes of run-of-mine... 


Minerals Council South Africa chief economist Hugo Pienaar
Chief economist unpacks mining’s deeply-rooted contribution to economy despite challenges
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

The mining industry makes a significant difference in the lives and livelihoods of employees and society in South Africa through economic and socioeconomic contributions, but more can be done on... 


Image of a cross-section of ERC crusher showing the screening and crushing chamber process
Roll crusher enhances communition processes
19th April 2024

A roll crusher which provides higher throughputs, energy efficiency and flexibility is said to optimise comminution processes, mines and quarries. FLSmidth has developed its patented Eccentric Roll... 


Image of transfer chute sizes being checked on site at a coal mine
Evidence-based chute system design
19th April 2024

More and more mines seek solutions that not only enhance operational effectiveness but also ensure environmental compliance and safety. Weba Chute Systems highlights its scientifically validated,... 


Mosehla steps down as MC Mining director
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Khomotso Mosehla, a long-standing nonexecutive director of MC Mining, has resigned as a director of the company, effective April 19. He has been a member of MC Mining's board of directors since... 


Gruyere gold mine
Gold Road resumes mining at Gruyere
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

ASX-listed gold miner Gold Road Resources has announced the resumption of mining and processing operations at the Gruyere gold mine, in Western Australia. In its March 2024 quarterly report,... 


Gold nuggets
Perseus moves to compulsory acquisition of last remaining shares in OreCorp
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

With ASX- and TSX-listed Perseus Mining now holding a relevant interest of 94.99% of ASX-listed OreCorp’s shares, the company is moving to a compulsory acquisition of the remaining shares it does... 


Renascor signs native title agreement to advance Siviour desalination plant
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Renascor Resources has entered into an indigenous land use agreement (ILUA) with the Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation (BDAC) – the registered native title body corporate of... 


direct reduced iron pellets
Decarbonised iron production possible using sodium, company says
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

A new process being pioneered by energy companies such as Israel-based Helios and Netherlands-based Alkalium proposes the use of sodium metal rather than coal or hydrogen to refine iron-ore into... 


Iron-ore being transported by train in Western Australia
Alien Metals secures mining lease for Hancock iron-ore project
19th April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Western Australia Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety has granted Aim-listed Alien Metals a mining lease for the Hancock iron-ore project. This represents a key milestone on the... 


Marula CEO Jason Brewer
UK-based Marula Mining lists on A2X in South Africa
19th April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

UK-based battery metals miner Marula Mining has announced that it will undertake a secondary listing of its shares on South Africa’s A2X Markets exchange, with shares due to become available for... 


A photo of the Alaskan landscape
US restricts drilling and mining in Alaska wilderness, angering state leaders
19th April 2024 By: Reuters

The Biden administration on Friday took steps to limit both oil and gas drilling and mining in Alaska, angering state officials who said the restrictions will cost jobs and make the US reliant on... 


Vizsla, Universal conclude merger
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

Canadian mineral exploration and development companies Vizsla Copper and Universal Copper have completed a merger arrangement whereby Vizsla acquired 100% of the issued and outstanding common... 


Reunion Gold signs mineral agreement with Guyana govt for Oko West project
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed Reunion Gold has signed a mineral agreement with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission that provides the company, and its 100%-owned Guyanese... 


Sierra Metals' Bolivar mine
Sierra records 36% y/y increase in first-quarter copper production
19th April 2024 By: Darren Parker

For the first quarter of this year, TSX-listed copper producer Sierra Metals has recorded a 36% year-on-year increase in consolidated copper production of 11.2-million pounds from its two... 


Xanadu engages Bacchus Capital as strategic, project funding adviser
19th April 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

ASX- and TSX-listed exploration company Xanadu Mines has engaged financial consultant Bacchus Capital Advisers as its strategic and project funding adviser in relation to the Kharmagtai copper/gold... 


PGMs and green hydrogen make headlines
PGMs and green hydrogen make headlines
19th April 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discussing palladium and platinum playing a key role in battery electric vehicles; the opportunity around the market development aspect of the platinum group... 


Infinium founder and CEO Robert Schuetzle.
New boost for platinum group metals may arise from emerging eFuel scale-up
19th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The emerging use of electrofuel (eFuel) as an interchangeable substitute for petrol, diesel and aviation fuel has the potential to create important new demand for Southern Africa’s platinum group... 


Codelco's head office
Codelco eyeing more output, not competition with BHP, Chile's mining minister says
19th April 2024 By: Reuters

Chile's State-run copper miner Codelco must focus on boosting its production, but it has a global prestige that would not be tarnished if it cedes its role as Chile's top producer to rival BHP,... 


An image of one of Harmony Gold's mine sites
Automated project manager scorecards enhance operations
19th April 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Gold mining and exploration company Harmony Gold’s project management office (PMO) recently showcased its digital project manager scorecard – developed by project solutions company Project... 


An image of multiple Calcamite tanks
Company highlights innovative product offering
19th April 2024

Amid the country’s water crisis, packaged wastewater treatment plant service provider Calcamite highlights the importance of treating wastewater and reintroducing it to the environment.  Calcamite,... 


The above image depicts one of the three mini-substations by Trafo Power Solutions which are in an IP54 configuration – ensuring that the units are completely sealed from dust and water that could occur in the copper/zinc mine
Mini-substations, transformers supplied to DRC
19th April 2024

With its experience in Africa and its agility in executing projects rapidly, electrical equipment supplier Trafo Power Solutions is supplying three mini-substations and two transformers to a... 


A Large white RD8 drill rig manufactured by Master drilling on site
Driller foresees revenue boost with strong order book
19th April 2024 By: Halima Frost

Boring and drilling services provider Master Drilling is optimistic its revenue for this year will improve on the back of a strong order book, the company reported during its 2023 full-year results... 


Three men in PPE in an underground tunnel discussing something in front of a borer
Acquisition to boost tunnelling offering
19th April 2024

In an effort to drive efficiency and safety across mining and tunnelling operations, mining product and systems developer DSI Underground SMART, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DSI Underground,... 


Tailings to meet critical minerals demand
19th April 2024

The growing demand for clean energy technologies is anticipated to drive an increase in production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, with a portion of this demand being able to be... 


An image of Pan African resource's processing faciility
Concurrent rehabilitation improves community relations
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Midtier gold miner Pan African Resources’ concurrent rehabilitation at its Mogale tailings retreatment (MTR) project, located at the Mintails site, near Mogale City in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, is... 


An image of TANDM lead engineer Stewart Chaperon
Fibre optic cables improve monitoring, safety
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Innovative applications of fibre optic cable technology can provide a proactive solution to detect potential tailings storage facility (TSF) risks and improve protection of the associated... 


An image of Terra Monitoring staff conducting maintenance
Tailings equipment security, integrity spotlighted
19th April 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

The industries involved in tailings retreatment and the rehabilitation of tailings storage facilities (TSFs) are increasingly moving towards more sustainable and socially responsible practices,... 


Photo of Martin Creamer
South Africa must take full advantage of its prematurely halted mining R&D
19th April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The disbanded South African mining industry’s research and development (R&D) arm Comro handed South Africa’s State-owned Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) the mining R&D it had... 


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Will the Zimbabwe Gold, or ZiG, restore currency confidence?
19th April 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

The heightened sense of urgency within Zimbabwe’s government to act as the country’s currency crashed – losing 90% of its value since the beginning of the year – was there for all to see in the... 


Image of the Aktogay mine
Aktogay mine, Kazakhstan
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in the Abay region of Kazakhstan. 


Location map of the Antler copper project
Antler copper project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

New World Resources has received firm commitments to raise about A$20.4-million to advance its Antler copper project towards development and production. 


Ferronickel shots from the Araguaia plant
Araguaia ferronickel project, Brazil – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Horizonte Minerals has failed to secure financing for the project. 


Image of lithium ore stockpile
Carolina lithium project, US – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Piedmont Lithium has received a mining permit to build and operate its fully integrated Carolina project. 


Image of South Africa flag and periodic table symbols for platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold
Karo platinum project, Zimbabwe – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Project development is continuing. 


Location map of the Kouroussa project
Kouroussa gold project, Guinea – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hummingbird Resources is progressing with the restart and ramp-up of mining activities. 


Image of the Okiep project headgear
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has made progress through its acquiring a controlling interest in the project. 


Image of uranium ore
Salamanca uranium project, Spain – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Berkeley Energia has reported that it remains committed to the project. 


IMAGE OF INFILL DRILLING AT THE WEST KENYA PROJECT
West Kenya gold project, Kenya – update
19th April 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Shanta Gold has reported “encouraging results” in an exploration update. 


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