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Deutsche Bank says Glencore may consider switching listing to US
Deutsche Bank says Glencore may consider switching listing to US
3rd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Glencore may consider switching its primary listing from London to New York, analysts at Deutsche Bank predicted, in what would be one of the most high-profile exits from the UK exchange to date.... 


Sars Commissioner Edward Kieswetter
Sars collects record gross amount of R2.16-trillion for 2023/24
2nd April 2024 By: Schalk Burger

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) collected a record gross amount of R2.16-trillion by the end of March. It paid out refunds of R414-billion to taxpayers, which is the highest ever in... 


Nedbank CIB Markets Research Head Arnold van Graan.
Current low PGM prices not reflective of supply/demand fundamentals – Nedbank CIB
2nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Platinum group metals (PGM) prices, where they are now, do not reflect the medium to long-term supply demand fundamentals. Instead, they are driven by short-term distortions, which imply that a... 


Distance, what distance?  Microgrids meet remote operations’ energy requirements
Distance, what distance? Microgrids meet remote operations’ energy requirements
2nd April 2024

By Nishandra Baijnath, Systems Architect, Power Systems, Anglophone Africa at Schneider Electric As the world’s second largest continent, the vast expanse Africa lends itself to remote operations,... 


Unicorn to expand its exploration focus to Africa
2nd April 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

London-listed Unicorn Mineral Resources, a mineral exploration and development company based in Ireland and exploring for zinc, lead, copper and silver, announces that the board has unanimously... 


Gold Fields says the January 2 fatality has affected the operational momentum at South Deep
Gold Fields warns of lower first-quarter production
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

JSE- and NYSE-listed Gold Fields on Tuesday cautioned of lower first-quarter production, citing operational challenges at the South Deep mine, in South Africa, and weather-related events in... 


Brand new fuel cell is platinum-catalysed.
New platinum-based hydrogen fuel cell as cheap to make as conventional car engine
2nd April 2024 By: Martin Creamer

The brand-new platinum-catalysed hydrogen fuel cell system that has just been released for passenger cars reveals that fuel cells can be as cheap to manufacture as internal combustion engines... 


Gruyere on path to recovery amid rain setback
Gruyere on path to recovery amid rain setback
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Operations at the Gruyere joint venture (JV), in Western Australia’s north-eastern Goldfields, will start resuming during the first week of April, midtier miner Gold Road Resources reported on... 


Sedgman acquires MinSol Engineering
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Engineering-led construction, mining and services group Sedgman has acquired firm MinSol Engineering, marking its third acquisition in the critical minerals processing sector. The acquisition,... 


Barminco bags A$393m contract at Regis’ Duketon
2nd April 2024 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Mining services firm Barminco has been awarded a A$393-million, three-year contract at Regis Resources’ Duketon operations, in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, ASX-listed Perenti... 


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Iamgold’s Côté mine marks inaugural gold pour
2nd April 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

NYSE- and TSX-listed Iamgold has successfully completed the inaugural gold pour at its newest mine in Canada – Côté, in Ontario. The company now has three operating mines, joining Essakane, in... 


Glencore boosts investment in Stillwater Critical Minerals
Glencore boosts investment in Stillwater Critical Minerals
2nd April 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Global commodities trader Glencore is investing a further C$2.1-million into Stillwater Critical Minerals, providing financial support for the continued exploration of the company’s North American... 


Chile wants to double its lithium output to avert risk of substitution in batteries
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

For a global lithium industry still reeling from gluts along the battery supply chain, the greater long-term risk is producing too little of the metal rather than too much, according to the world’s... 


Top China lithium firms look past profit slump and vow expansion
Top China lithium firms look past profit slump and vow expansion
2nd April 2024 By: Bloomberg

Undeterred by slumping profits, China’s lithium giants are planning to grab a bigger slice of the market. Tianqi Lithium and Ganfeng Lithium Group reported sharp drops in 2023 net income last week... 


Vale Indonesia targets 2024 output of about 70 800 metric tons nickel in matte
2nd April 2024 By: Reuters

ickel miner PT Vale Indonesia is aiming for output this year of about 70 800 metric tons of nickel in matte, an official said on Monday, a similar volume to the 70 728 metric tons produced in... 


Canada's mild winter disrupts key ice road to remote Arctic diamond mines
Canada's mild winter disrupts key ice road to remote Arctic diamond mines
2nd April 2024 By: Reuters

An unusually warm winter in Canada this year has delayed the opening of a 400-kilometer ice road that is rebuilt every year as the main conduit for Rio Tinto, Burgundy Mines, and De Beers to... 


Kama more than doubles capacity in response to growing demand
Kama more than doubles capacity in response to growing demand
1st April 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Turnkey solutions provider Kama Industries more than doubled its manufacturing capacity when it moved to a new facility in August last year to meet escalating demand for the company’s products,... 


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Murray & Roberts Cementation
29th March 2024

Murray & Roberts Cementation, part of the Murray & Roberts group, is a top-tier underground mining contractor headquartered in Johannesburg, serving Africa. 


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Regulations need to adapt to evolving industry – drone specialist
29th March 2024 By: Nadine Ramdass

A collaborative approach between industry authority the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and drone operators is critical in further easing regulations for new and existing drone... 


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Coal mining remains important
29th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

A prosperous future for the coal mining industry in South Africa depends on public and private sector parties tapping into its vast coal reserves, and power generation processes by State-owned... 


TRANSFER CHUTE INSTALLATION
Though transfer chutes may not be directly involved in the shaft sinking stage of development of a mine, they can used later during materials handling within the mine
Company improves efficiency, safety in underground operations
29th March 2024

There is a growing acknowledgement over the past few years that transfer points and chutes significantly influence overall process plant performance, says engineering company Weba Chute Systems,... 


TRIUMPHANT SHAFT SINKING
Reaching a final depth of 1 200 m, the new ventilation shaft sunk by Murray & Roberts Cementation at Palabora Mining Company is a triumph in many respects
Last blast of new ventilation shaft celebrated
29th March 2024

Underground mining contractor Murray & Roberts Cementation and its client Palabora Mining Company (PMC) completed the last blast in the development of the miner’s new ventilation shaft at PMC’s... 


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New longwall commissioned in war zone
29th March 2024 By: Donna Slater

Forty kilometres from the front line of the war in Ukraine, vertically integrated mining and metals company Metinvest has commissioned its eleventh longwall for coking coal in Block 10 of the... 


PROJECT INVOLVEMENT
Engagement is a critical step in the construction and maintenance of mine shafts
Correct installation of components critical
29th March 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

A successful shaft sinking project entails the correct installation of various components timeously, in addition to experienced personnel working on the project from the outset and maximising the... 


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Coal miner uplifts schools to improve learning environment
29th March 2024

Diversified miner Glencore’s South African coal mining division demonstrated its commitment to helping progress school learners through donations of key digital equipment. These donations include... 


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Radomiro Tomić mine, Chile
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper mine in Calama, Antofagasta region, Chile. 


KAROWE UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT
Lucara Diamond Corporation is expanding the Karowe mine to access the underground orebody, thereby extending the life-of-mine to at least 2040
Diamond miner progresses Botswana shaft sinking
29th March 2024

Diamond explorer and miner Lucara Diamond Corporation made significant shaft sinking progress in 2023 at its Karowe underground project, in Botswana, where the miner invested $101.3-million for the... 


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Spiral beneficiation boost for coal industry
29th March 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Original equipment manufacturer for the mineral processing industry Multotec is making excellent headway in putting its SX10 spiral separator – which has been subjected to development processes... 


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Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is on track to start production in the fourth quarter. 


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Kachi lithium brine project, Argentina – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Lake Resources has submitted the production environmental-impact assessment for the project. 


Head gear at the Okiep mine
Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Progress has been made with the completion and submission of the Flat mines project bankable feasibility study for independent expert review. 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

An updated mineral resource estimate for the +105 m level crown pillar block – has revealed an increase in tonnes and grade. 


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Tulu Kapi gold project, Ethiopia – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kefi Gold and Copper has achieved further positive developments at the Tulu Kapi gold project. 


Location map of the Wicheeda project
Wicheeda rare earths project, Canada – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Defense Metals has appointed a company to conduct a strategic review of the project. 


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Gautrain Management Agency chief speaks on extension plans, service enhancements
29th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is re-engineering the company for full commercialisation while undertaking extension plans and pursuing enhancements for the Gautrain system, with many of these... 


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Cinovec lithium project, Czechia and Germany – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

European Metals has delayed the publication of a definitive feasibility study for the project. 


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Cascabel copper/gold/silver project, Ecuador
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A new prefeasibility study has determined that over an initial 28-year mine life, Cascabel could produce 4.3-million tonnes of copper equivalent. 


Location map of the WBP project tenements
Witwatersrand basin project – Qala Shallows Phase 1, South Africa – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

West Wits Mining has reported that the company is in good stead to develop the project. 


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Doropo gold project, Côte d'Ivoire – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Centamin is aiming to complete the definitive feasibility study by midyear. 


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Mining potential must be turned into strong mining activity with public-sector help
29th March 2024 By: Martin Creamer

South Africa’s minerals energy complex, which was once world renowned, needs to be fixed to ensure that this country does not miss another upward mining cycle. First it was the energy side of the... 


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Gautrain Management Agency chief speaks on extension plans, service enhancements
29th March 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) is re-engineering the company for full commercialisation while undertaking extension plans and pursuing enhancements for the Gautrain system, with many of these... 


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Goulamina lithium project, Mali – update
29th March 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Leo Lithium has reported that progress at Goulamina remains on schedule and construction has reached about 80% completion. 


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Hansen + Genwest
29th March 2024

Designers and manufacturers of transformers and switchgear Hansen + Genwest was founded in 1976, and supplied the first South African-designed and manufactured flameproof transformer in 1977. The... 


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