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Coal India to add new mines, expand existing ones to meet higher demand, chairman says
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

State-run Coal India plans to start operations at five new mines and expand capacity of at least 16 existing ones to address growing demand for the fuel, its chairman told Reuters on Wednesday.... 


NickelX snaps up Canada uranium project
NickelX snaps up Canada uranium project
14th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Australian exploration company Nickel X on Wednesday revealed its successful acquisition of uranium targets through low-cost claim staking in Ontario, Canada. This move aligns with its commitment... 


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Engen to Showcase its Sustainability and Social Impact Initiatives at Investing in African Mining Indaba 2024
14th February 2024

Engen, a progressive energy and solutions partner dedicated to enriching lives for a sustainable future, is excited to announce its participation in the 2024 'Investing in African Mining Indaba,'... 


The Red Lake mine in Canada
Evolution H1 profit dips, focus at Red Lake is to produce reliably
14th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian gold miner Evolution Mining on Wednesday posted a 4% drop in half-year net profit to A$96.9-million, but underlying profit increased and the company declared its twenty-second... 


Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson
Canada to accelerate critical mineral mining - Energy Minister
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

Canada plans to boost its energy security by slashing the time it takes to develop new critical mineral mines by nearly a decade with improved permitting processes, Energy Minister Jonathan... 


SSR Mining halts gold production in Turkey after landslide, shares tank
SSR Mining halts gold production in Turkey after landslide, shares tank
14th February 2024 By: Reuters

Gold miner SSR Mining on Tuesday suspended production at a mine in eastern Turkey after a landslide, which left at least nine miners missing and sparked a more than 50% plunge in its Toronto-listed... 


Anglo American's new head office in Oxford Road
Bambili close to finishing feasibility study on hydrogen fuel cell power system for Anglo’s head office
13th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified mining major Anglo American has selected hydrogen energy solutions company Bambili Energy to deploy a 2 MW hydrogen fuel cell power system lighthouse project to provide electricity at... 


Nedbank CIB) Energy Finance Co-Head Amith Singh.
Power aggregators seen as key accelerators of South African mining’s energy transition
13th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Many energy projects selling to one buyer, who in turn sells to many mines – this procurement model is seen as a key financial tool to accelerate the energy transition of South Africa’s mining... 


Zimbabwe central bank accumulates almost a ton of gold reserves
13th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zimbabwe’s central bank accumulated 793 kilograms (25,000 ounces) of gold reserves since introducing a law that compels mining companies to pay part of their royalties using the metal. The reserves... 


Opinion: Takeways from the 2024 Mining Indaba
Opinion: Takeways from the 2024 Mining Indaba
13th February 2024

In this article, policy advisor and Associate Fellow of Chatham House Sheila Khama writes that the Investing in African Mining Indaba is progressively repositioning itself internally but also being... 


Komatsu’s 4800XPC rope shovel is not only an engineering marvel but once fully assembled, will also be the first of its kind in Africa
Heavy equipment manufacturer adopts cutting-edge innovations for sustainable mining
13th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu provided insights into the company's pioneering development in the mining sector during an exclusive interview at the Investing in African Mining... 


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Mixed bag for December mining production, sales
13th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Mining production increased by 0.6% year-on-year in December, driven by platinum group metals (PGMs) and coal, Statistics South Africa principal survey statistician Juan-Pierre Terblanche outlines.... 


Congo's Gecamines offers to buy some of Khazakh miner ERG's copper assets
13th February 2024 By: Reuters

Congo State miner Gecamines said it has made a firm proposal to buy some of Eurasian Resources Group's copper and cobalt assets in the country in a bid to claw back projects owned by partners and... 


Tulu Kapi stakeholders commit to proceed with project development
13th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Following meetings with senior representatives of stakeholders for aim-listed Kefi Gold and Copper’s Tulu Kapi Gold project, in Ethiopia, at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, all... 


Bosch Rexroth Africa strengthens offering with incorporation of Power Team
Bosch Rexroth Africa strengthens offering with incorporation of Power Team
13th February 2024

Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW), a Bosch Rexroth Africa Group Company, has incorporated Power Team SA’s SPXFLOW and Bolting Systems into its offering, effective 1 November 2023. The... 


Bearings International forms partnerships with manufacturers to drive targeted marketing
13th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Bearings and power transmission supplier Bearings International (BI) has embarked on a new targeted marketing strategy that involves partnerships with major global manufacturers it distributes... 


Lundin reports fatality at Portugal mine
13th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Canada-based Lundin Mining has reported a fatal incident at its Neves-Corvo zinc mine, in Portugal. The event occurred when an employee operating equipment underground was involved in a fall of... 


Horizon and Greenstone merge to create new WA gold miner
Horizon and Greenstone merge to create new WA gold miner
13th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

ASX-listed Horizon Minerals and Greenstone Resources on Tuesday announced a merger to create a new emerging gold producer in the Western Australia goldfields. Under the scheme of arrangement,... 


ARME founder and CEO Adelaide Ruiters.
2024 defining year for world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine, looking at IPO
12th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Adelaide Ruiters has been slogging away for ten years to get the world’s first woman-owned phosphate mine up and running. Now, 2024 looks like the year she'll likely do it. Ribbon-cutting for... 


SAWEA CEO Niveshen Govender
IRP deadline extension an opportunity for more renewables ambition in line with SoNA vision - SAWEA
12th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

The recent extension of the deadline for responses to the draft Integrated Resource Plan 2023 (IRP 2023) presents an opportunity to incorporate the vision presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa in... 


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HPX, Liberian govt, Guma sign letter of intent to develop Liberty Corridor
12th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

US-based mineral exploration and development company High Power Exploration (HPX), which is backed by Ivanhoe Mines co-chairperson Robert Friedland, has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the... 


Steelmakers turning to DRI amid transition
Steelmakers turning to DRI amid transition
12th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

With global steelmakers increasingly turning to scrap steel recycling and direct reduced iron (DRI) as alternatives to blast furnaces, steel producers will not need to rely on carbon capture if the... 


TOMRA's ground-breaking software, known as OBTAIN, is a cutting-edge solution that leverages deep learning
TOMRA unveils revolutionary deep learning solution, aims to transform ore sorting technology
12th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Sensor-based ore sorting technology provider TOMRA has unveiled its latest innovation for high-capacity ore sorting at the Investing in African Mining Indaba exhibition in Cape Town, South Africa.... 


Southern Palladium confirms 26-year mine life potential for Bengwenyama project
12th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

ASX- and JSE-listed Southern Palladium finds in a scoping study that the Bengwenyama platinum group metals (PGMs) project, in the Bushveld Complex of South Africa, has the potential for a 26-year... 


Schneider Electric heads positive disruption in mining industry through sustainable energy solutions
Schneider Electric heads positive disruption in mining industry through sustainable energy solutions
12th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global energy management and automation leader Schneider Electric offers valuable insights into emerging technologies which are set to revolutionise the environmental impact of the mining industry.... 


Mining’s focus switching to critical minerals, with ESG pressures increasing
12th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The need to transform the global energy system and to cut carbon emissions, to counter the danger of climate change, is shifting the mining spotlight away from traditional high-value resources,... 


Anglo American projects and development director Alison Atkinson.
Anglo American, Finnish Minerals sign battery value chain agreement
12th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Mining multinational Anglo American and Finnish State-owned mining company Finnish Minerals Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities to further support the... 


Katoro takes steps to reinvigorate the company
12th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Katoro Gold, which holds mining assets in Africa, has secured new financing and is implementing business and development changes, along with board changes, to reinvigorate the company.... 


AI-powered Zambian copper mine may become world’s third largest
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Zambia may be home to the world’s third-largest copper mine after a startup backed by billionaire Bill Gates discovered huge deposits of the metal, the country’s President said. San Francisco Bay... 


REE firm Medallion rebrands as Gabo Mining
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Rare earth element (REE) company Medallion Resources is rebranding as Gabo Mining and will start trading on the TSX-V under the symbol ‘GAB’ on February 14. The company, which has developed a... 


Electra CEO Trent Mell
Electra receives govt grant for Ontario cobalt sulphate refinery
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

The Canadian government made a $5-million investment to support the construction of North America’s first cobalt sulphate refinery, dual-listed Electra Battery Materials reported on Friday. The... 


EU, US to align global minerals push against China’s supply grip
EU, US to align global minerals push against China’s supply grip
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

The US and the European Union are in talks to merge a core area of their efforts to engage suppliers of critical minerals in resource-rich nations, seeking to streamline their push against China’s... 


Northern Nevada ‘far from being mature district’, says Barrick Gold
Northern Nevada ‘far from being mature district’, says Barrick Gold
12th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Northern Nevada, in the US, remains highly prospective for new gold discoveries and is “far from being a mature gold district”, says NYSE- and TSX-listed Barrick Gold CEO Mark Bristow. Using the... 


Stanmore swoops in on South32’s Eagle Downs
Stanmore swoops in on South32’s Eagle Downs
12th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Coal miner Stanmore Resources on Monday announced that it would buy diversified mining firm South32’s 50% interest in the Eagle Downs metallurgical joint venture (JV) coal project, in Queensland.... 


Mining Indaba 2024 – Interoperability key to achieving sustainability in mining says Schneider Electric
Mining Indaba 2024 – Interoperability key to achieving sustainability in mining says Schneider Electric
12th February 2024

Building operational efficiency and resiliency to address volatility across their value chain will be prioritised by the mining companies of the future.  Companies that are ill equipped to address... 


Rio Tinto wrangles investors over water contamination claims
Rio Tinto wrangles investors over water contamination claims
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Global mining giant Rio Tinto, which sparked outrage after destroying an ancient Indigenous site in Australia in 2020, faces new pressure from socially conscious investors and lenders, this time on... 


BHP iron-ore train drivers vote for 24h strike from Friday
BHP iron-ore train drivers vote for 24h strike from Friday
12th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Train drivers at BHP Group's Pilbara iron-ore operations in Western Australia have voted to strike on Friday for 24 hours, potentially cutting supply to the producer’s Australian export hubs.... 


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Fleet of crushers and screens expanded
10th February 2024

A large African opencast mining contractor has significantly increased its fleet of mobile crushers and screens. Currently operating in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, opencast mining... 


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Automation technology supports surface drill management
10th February 2024

Epiroc has launched its common automation panel (CAP) for rig control system-based surface drill rigs, namely the Pit Viper and SmartROC DTH MKII models. CAP is said to enable improved ergonomics... 


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Major infrastructure needed to access limestone deposit
10th February 2024

A new quarry in the Northern Cape set to be an important source of limestone for a local cement plant, will require significant infrastructure to enable access to the deposit. The deposit is said... 


Bezant advances early works at Namibia project
9th February 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

In anticipation of being granted a mining licence, Bezant Resources continues with exploration on its 70%-owned Hope and Gorob copper/gold project in central Namibia. The company has also submitted... 


DFC announces new financing for Lobito Corridor
9th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) deputy CEO Nisha Biswal has announced new financing in support of the Lobito Corridor, which extends across Angola, Zambia and the Democratic... 


Exxaro sharpens M&A focus after copper mine loss to China
9th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Exxaro Resources CEO Nombasa Tsengwa is sharpening the South African coal producer’s diversification strategy, after failing to acquire new mining and energy assets. The Johannesburg-based company... 


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