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Colombia President Gustavo Petro says coal exports to Israel will be halted.
Colombia halts coal exports to Israel over Gaza war
10th June 2024 By: Reuters

Colombia's President Gustavo Petro on Saturday said the country, which is reported to be Israel's biggest supplier of coal, will suspend exports of the fuel source to Israel over its assault on the... 


First-quarter contraction demonstrates GDP growth volatility – TIPS
7th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

GDP contracted by 0.1% in the first quarter of this year, underscoring the increased volatility of GDP growth since the Covid-19 pandemic started in 2020, said nonprofit economic research... 


Professor calls for support to grow marine geosciences to understand oceans
7th June 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Prior to the United Nations World Oceans Day on June 8, University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Professor of Marine Geology and University of Ulster in Northern Ireland visiting Professor Andrew Green... 


South Australia budget lacks adequate support for mining - Amec
7th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The South Australian government has unveiled a surplus budget, buoyed by stronger-than-expected goods and services (GST) and state tax revenues, as well as A$420-million in royalties from the... 


Panthera restructures Mali JV agreements
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Aim-listed diversified gold exploration and development company Panthera Resources has further restructured the joint venture (JV) agreements with Golden Spear Mali (GSM) over the Kalaka and... 


Guinea signs alumina refinery deal with Emirates Global Aluminium subsidiary
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

Guinea has signed a non-binding agreement with a subsidiary of Emirates Global Aluminium for the construction of a major alumina refinery, the second one in the country, two senior officials of... 


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On-The-Air (07/06/2024)
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer discusses platinum metals to rescue the environment and diamonds to be traceable. 


China's May coal imports rise 11% on lower domestic output
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

China's imports of coal rose 11% in May from a year earlier, customs data and Reuters records showed on Friday, as lower domestic output this year led to increased shipments of international coal.... 


GoviEx receives radiological certificate for Madaouela project
7th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

TSX-V-listed GoviEx Uranium has received its radiological certificate for the Madaouela uranium project from the Nigerien government. The radiological certificate is a regulatory requirement prior... 


Indonesia to grant coal mine asset to Islamic group Nahdlatul Ulama
7th June 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia is set to award a coal mining concession to the country's largest Islamic group, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), next week to provide it with a source of income, a Cabinet minister said on Friday.... 


Engen’s partnership with RBS boosts local enterprise development
Engen’s partnership with RBS boosts local enterprise development
7th June 2024

June 6th, 2024. Engen recently handed over the keys to a new truck to Resegofetse Business Solutions (RBS) that will enhance the 100% Black women-owned enterprise’s service capability along the... 


South Africa pioneered hydrogen haul truck.
World Hydrogen alerted to benefit of South Africa’s zero-emission hydrogen haul truck
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

One hydrogen haul truck eliminates the deleterious carbon emissions of the equivalent of 700 cars, First Mode global hydrogen sourcing director James Betts highlighted during this week’s World... 


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Proximity detection systems advance quarry and mine safety
7th June 2024

Department of Mineral Resources and Energy regulations have expedited the integration of technologies such as proximity detection systems (PDS) aimed at mitigating workplace accidents in South... 


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Water pollution, traceability, exploration fund make headlines
7th June 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the role that Platinum Group Metal can play against water pollution; traceability in the mining sector and Petra Diamonds progress in this area; and... 


AI – another important tool in improving energy supply reliability
AI – another important tool in improving energy supply reliability
7th June 2024

By Dwibin Thomas, Cluster Automation Leader at Schneider Electric Many grids across the globe have one, persistent problem in common, aging infrastructure. In the US alone, the average installed... 


Rosond appoints Zwelibanzi Nkomo as Legal Advisor and ESG Champion
Rosond appoints Zwelibanzi Nkomo as Legal Advisor and ESG Champion
7th June 2024

Leading drilling solutions provider Rosond has appointed Zwelibanzi Nkomo as its Legal Advisor and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Champion. Nkomo has been tasked to take the reins on... 


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Aguia outlines reopening plans for Colombia's Santa Barbara mine
7th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Aguia Resources has announced a comprehensive work programme for the reopening of the high-grade Santa Barbara gold mine, in Colombia. This update follows Aguia's successful takeover of... 


New copper fund revives controversial product
New copper fund revives controversial product
7th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Sprott has launched a $100-million fund that will buy and hold physical copper, marking a comeback for a class of investment product that has in the past been highly controversial among investors... 


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Company uses card mechanism to incentivise safety
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

To address a multitude of workforce challenges, financial services company adumo Payouts advocates for the adoption by employers of behaviour-enhancing incentivisation for employees, and increased... 


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Expo benefits from proven formula
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Trade show organiser Specialised Exhibitions, a division of independent events organiser the Montgomery Group, says this year’s A-OSH EXPO – to be held from 11 to 13 June at the Gallagher... 


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Targeted training to address potential workplace hazards
7th June 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

In fostering an awareness of safety in the workplace, adult-based education and training provider the DEKRA Institute of Learning (IOL) stresses the importance of targeted occupational health and... 


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Enhanced steel grade meets demanding needs
7th June 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

Stainless steel producer Columbus Stainless, based in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, has improved on the “workhorse” 3CR12 utility steel by adding the high-strength 3CR12HP400 version to meet the... 


LARA SMITH
Mozambique’s recent surge in mining activity is largely owing to the discovery of new natural resources
Mining sector shows significant growth trajectory in Africa – consultancy
7th June 2024

Underscoring Mozambique’s significant mining sector growth is President Filipe Nyuse’s affirmation, through a statement, that Mozambique’s extractive industry amassed revenue exceeding... 


MOZAMBIQUE POTENTIAL
Mozambique continues to attract international interest and aims to bolster its position as a key mining hub in Southern Africa
Long-term unlocking of vast resources potential gaining ground
7th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

Mozambique’s mining industry has been a significant driver of economic growth over the past two decades. With vast mineral resources, including heavy sands, coal, magnetite, graphite, lithium, gold... 


UPCOMING UPGRADE
Kenmare's largest mining plant, WCP A, is slated for an upgrade and transition to the Nataka ore zone
Plant upgrade secures long-term operations
7th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

The upgrading and relocating of titanium and zircon producer Kenmare Resources’ wet concentrator plant A (WCP A), at its Moma titanium minerals mine, in Mozambique, is aimed at securing long-term... 


Additives protect gears in industrial transmissions
7th June 2024

Industrial equipment supplier BMG has introduced the Cera Tec high performance additives to its range of industrial lubricants. The additives offer significant resistance to high temperature and... 


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Pioneer Dome lithium project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated scoping study has shown that the project will generate strong financial returns. 


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Jwaneng underground project, Botswana – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Early works at the underground site are in progress. 


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Kal East gold project, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at Black Cat Syndicate Paulsens' gold mine had been secured.  


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Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

First ore has been fed into the Phase 3 concentrator. 


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Kanyika niobium project, Malawi – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Globe Metals & Mining has reported that capital funding requirements for Phase 1 project development have been finalised. 


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Lafigué gold project, Côte D'Ivoire – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Wet commissioning activities are under way. 


Drill core from Canyon Coal's Gugulethu mine
Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Things are going according to plan at the Gugulethu mine project. 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


Aerial view of the Hermosa project
Hermosa zinc/lead/silver project, US – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South32 has awarded an engineering and procurement services contract to an Australian company. 


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Coyote gold operation, Australia – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The immediate funding required to start major refurbishment works and mining activities at its Paulsens gold mine had been secured. 


Schematic of the Rosemont gold project
Rosemont Stage 3 underground mine project, Australia
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Rosemont Stage 3 underground project will extend the Rosemont South production area with the installation of associated infrastructure to support reserve growth and life extensions. 


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Berg gold project, Canada – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Surge Copper Corp has launched a metallurgical test programme for its Berg project. 


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Koné gold project, Côte d’Ivoire
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Montague Gold is developing the project based on three openpit gold deposits feeding a central gold-processing facility. 


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Balama graphite project, Mozambique – update
7th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Syrah Resources has reported that production from Balama is being moderated until demand and price conditions warrant higher production levels. 


The R1 crude refinery
7th June 2024 By: Riaan de Lange

A token sum, also known as peppercorn, is a symbolic but important part of a contract showing that ‘some consideration’ has been paid. The amount is not important, as long as it shows that... 


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Going green presents a huge opportunity and South Africa must seize it
7th June 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Decarbonisation is presenting South Africa with an exceptional opportunity to grow economically while simultaneously doing what is right. Re-industrialisation is beckoning at a level well within... 


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Long-term thinking key to managing South Africa’s mine water challenge
7th June 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

While South Africa has made considerable strides in addressing mine water challenges, several areas require improvement and focus to ensure that the country continues on a positive trajectory and... 


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