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Kin Mining proposes merger with PNX Metals
16th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Following the recently completed sale of certain gold deposits to Genesis Minerals, ASX-listed Kin Mining is well-funded with A$75-million in cash and liquid assets and is now looking for potential... 


Indonesia, Vale agree price for divestment plan, Minister says
16th February 2024 By: Reuters

Indonesia and Vale Base Metals have concluded negotiations and agreed in principle to a price for the portion of shares the miner will sell in its Indonesian unit INCO, the Mining Minister said on... 


Albemarle CEO Kent Masters
Top lithium supplier Albemarle says prices are unsustainably low
16th February 2024 By: Bloomberg

Low lithium prices are “unsustainable” and will have to rise in order to trigger the supply investments needed to meet long-term demand growth, according to Albemarle, the world’s biggest... 


Resources Minister Madeleine King
Australia places nickel on critical minerals list
16th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australian Resources Minister Madeleine King has placed nickel on the critical minerals list, giving companies in the beleaguered industry an opportunity to access billions of dollars in government... 


Three dead as bus carrying B2Gold employees attacked in Mali
16th February 2024 By: Reuters

B2Gold Corp on Thursday said three of its employees died after sustaining injuries in an attack on an employee transport convoy in Mali. A bus transporting B2Gold employees from the Fekola Mine to... 


South32 CEO Graham Kerr.
Crucial decarbonisation investigation into Hillside Aluminium is continuing intensely
16th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Solutions to support decarbonisation, while ensuring operational competitiveness into the future, are continuing to be intensely investigated at South Africa's large Hillside Aluminium operation in... 


Energy transition driving continued surge in metals, mining M&A activity
16th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The ongoing surge in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the metals and mining sector is expected to continue into this year, driven by the global energy transition, with industry players... 


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Dougou Extension sylvinite project, Congo-Brazzaville – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kore Potash aims to exploit the project's mineral resource, a sylvinite deposit with exceptionally high potassium chloride grade, compared with that of global potash operations. 


Location map of the Ewoyaa project
Ewoyaa lithium project, Ghana – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ewoyaa is advancing through the approvals process. 


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Kanmantoo underground project – Stage 1, Australia – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Hillgrove Resources has produced first concentrate from the Kanmantoo copper mine. 


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Lafigué gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Endeavour Mininf has reported that construction activities are well advanced. 


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Company growing presence in the DRC
16th February 2024 By: Donna Slater

Amidst the growing global spotlight on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as a key player in copper and cobalt mining, asset integrity management and industrial solutions company DGC Africa’s –... 


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Reform momentum
16th February 2024 By: Terence Creamer

From an economic perspective, the most important signal provided by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his State of the Nation Address was that the reform agenda remains in place, and that it will be... 


Initial signs energy supply is stabilising, logistics to endure for longer – Minerals Council 
16th February 2024 By: Irma Venter

The domestic mining industry is looking at 2024 as a year of stabilisation, rather than growth, says Minerals Council South Africa CEO Mzila Mthenjane. The industry continues to face persistent... 


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Empire State mine, US
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A zinc mine in the state of New York, in the US. 


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Swanson tantalum/lithium project, Namibia – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Site preparation has started. 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


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Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
16th February 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Following meetings with senior representatives of stakeholders for Kefi’s Tulu Kapi project at this year’s Investing in African Mining Indaba, all parties in the funding syndicate will go to their... 


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Manufacturer introduces ‘evolved’ engine oil
16th February 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

As a successor to its TITAN CARGO MAXX 10W40 performance engine oil, lubricant manufacturer FUCHS Lubricants South Africa now offers the TITAN CARGO MAXX II performance engine oil, which also has a... 


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Silicone compounds benefit various operations
16th February 2024

The range of oils, additives and care products produced by industrial equipment supplier BMG contain silicone sealing compounds, which have been developed by Liqui Moly to seal various materials in... 


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2024 could be ‘turning point’ for infrastructure sector
16th February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Amid an evolving political landscape and the imminent challenges of an upcoming national election, Consulting Engineers South Africa (Cesa) underscores the critical need to expedite infrastructure... 


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Good governance key to addressing water infrastructure challenges
16th February 2024 By: Lumkile Nkomfe

Transparency, accountability and good governance practices are critical to address the current water infrastructure crisis in South Africa, emphasises Talbot, a sustainable water solutions company.... 


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Explorer starts Tanganyika-based drill programme
16th February 2024

During January, junior explorer and developer AJN Resources started percussion drilling on its Manono Northeast project in the Tanganyika province, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Local... 


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DRC investment to be buoyed by elevated copper price
16th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

A forecasted increase in global copper prices will encourage continued investment in the “copper and cobalt mining powerhouse of Africa” – the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – reports... 


An aerial view of a formal copper mine in DRC with load haul dump vehicles
Pursuing sustainable battery metals supply
16th February 2024

Despite a projected gradual decrease from 76% of global cobalt mine production in 2023 to 67% in 2028 and 66% in 2033, the DRC will continue to be the most dominant producer globally, according to... 


 A young boy miner stood in front of an openpit artisanal mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Human rights a key issue
16th February 2024 By: Halima Frost

Modern slavery risk mitigation data and research company Evidencity says although poor governance is an endemic issue in the mining sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the protection... 


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Switchgear units supplied to DRC copper mine
16th February 2024

Switchgear manufacturer and supplier Actom MV Switchgear has been awarded a contract to supply the extensive new Kamoa-Kakula copper mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with power... 


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Complex SA-DRC reactor project recognised
16th February 2024

The fabrication, in South Africa, of six large reactors for the Azmet Reactor project, being undertaken at a mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is a “massive achievement” after it was... 


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Explorer issues tenders for project drilling
16th February 2024

As it looks to progress the development of its Adumbi project, Canadian gold exploration company Loncor sent drilling tenders to a number of drilling companies to bid on a 11 000 m deep drilling... 


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Can SA mining prevent more hostage dramas in 2024?
16th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Since October of last year, several unlawful underground protests have raised serious concerns about the potential emergence of a new trend in which frustrated underground mineworkers turn to... 


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Let’s all do our bit to put South Africa back on an upward economic trajectory
16th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

As the Investing in African Mining Indaba event highlighted in Cape Town last week, our continent hosts, in considerable volume, very many of the minerals needed for the just energy transition and... 


Mexican mining sector balks at plan to ban open-pit mines
Mexican mining sector balks at plan to ban open-pit mines
15th February 2024 By: Reuters

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's proposal to ban openpit mining will generate uncertainty and curtail investment for the key sector, mining industry representatives said this week.... 


Premier to raise £2.48m for its Zulu project
15th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Premier African Minerals intends to raise £2.48-million before expenses through a subscription to advance its Zulu lithium and tantalum project. “This placement assures Zulu of plant... 


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Deep learning solution to transform ore sorting technology
15th February 2024

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.... 


Sean Wade to be appointed Katoro chairperson subject to due diligence
15th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Katoro Gold has announced the proposed appointment of Sean Wade as nonexecutive chairperson of the company, conditional only on the satisfactory completion of stock market due diligence,... 


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Mine hoist management upgraded
15th February 2024

An updated digital monitoring and optimisation suite is said to improve the performance and reliability of mine hoists. ABB Ability’s Smart Hoisting allows for further integration to cloud... 


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Reforms, Mining Exploration Fund, black ownership make headlines
15th February 2024

Mining Weekly Editor Martin Creamer discusses the need for energy and logistics reforms for sustainable mining; the agreement between the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy and the IDC for... 


Vulkan Afria MD Michael Lowin
Vulkan appoints Michael Lowin as Africa MD
15th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Industrial and marine mechanical power transmission components manufacturer Vulkan has appointed Michael Lowin as Vulkan Africa MD, and this is part of its ongoing commitment to expand its... 


Palladium bars.
Now palladium comes under the Heraeus-Sibanye spotlight to boost hydrogen economy
15th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Germany’s Heraeus Precious Metals and South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater are partnering to explore new applications for platinum-group metals (PGMs) in the hydrogen economy, with a specific focus on... 


Budget expected to show conditions remain unsupportive of fiscal consolidation – Nedbank
15th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana's 2024 Budget Speech, to be delivered next week, is expected to show that economic conditions will remain broadly unsupportive of significant fiscal consolidation,... 


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Shuka settles legacy dispute with Upendo Group over Tanzania licence
15th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Shuka Minerals, previously known as Edenville Energy, has signed a definitive settlement agreement with Upendo Group, which holds a historic residual 10% interest in the Rukwa coal... 


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Urgent policy reforms the only way to save the mining sector, says Old Mutual Investment Group
15th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

It is policy uncertainty that is deterring investors from investing in the country’s mining sector and structural reform is needed to allow the sector to regain competitiveness, Old Mutual... 


Kinross carrying 2023 momentum into 2024, CEO says
15th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Canada-headquartered Kinross Gold had a “great year” in 2023, CEO Paul Rollinson said on Wednesday, reporting that the company had met its production, cost and capital guidance, as well as... 


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