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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Mexico to seek deal over disputed mining concession with Chinese lithium firm
28th June 2024 By: Reuters

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday that his government will seek an agreement with Chinese lithium miner Ganfeng while still defending Mexico's rights, after the firm... 


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Sintech
28th June 2024

Since 1984 Sintech has supplied the South African market with clutches, brakes and engineering solutions for a range of applications in mining and mining-related industries. Sintech supplies... 


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Consultancy awarded US contract
28th June 2024

Engineering consultancy Worley has been awarded a contract to provide detailed engineering and procurement services for underground infrastructure and surface-based non-process facilities of... 


EFFICIENCY BOOST The Xcentric ripper is a hydraulic attachment on an excavator that employs percussion to break or rip through hard material at a rate that is 80% more effective than a standard vibration-activated attachment or hydraulic hammer
Percussion excavation as blasting alternative
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

Opencast mining, bulk materials handling, and drilling and blasting service provider Zizwe Opencast Mining’s fleet of hydraulic ripper excavator attachments from systems developer Xcentric enables... 


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Dump truck redesigned to improve surface mining
28th June 2024

Last month, heavy equipment manufacturer John Deere announced that it has redesigned its 410 P-Tier Articulated Dump Truck (ADT) with upgrades to its design and productivity performance, following... 


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Emerald miner invests in SA-made dump trucks
28th June 2024

Emerald producer Grizzly Mining has invested in 20 B50E articulated dump trucks (ADTs), manufactured by South African mining and construction equipment manufacturer Bell Equipment, for its... 


MAJOR SERVICE The 50 000-hour component replacement project is intended to bring heavy-wear components back into a serviceable state that is in line with original equipment manufacturer specification
Electric shovels receive 50 000-hour service
28th June 2024 By: Halima Frost

A 50 000-hour component replacement project on one of the large 7495-series Caterpillar electric rope shovels owned and operated by diamond producer Debswana for its Jwaneng mine is going to plan,... 


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Partnership collaborates on sustainable, smart infrastructure
28th June 2024

Since the announcement of their partnership in 2022, consulting engineering and infrastructure and advisory firm Zutari and AltX-listed 4Sight have refined a unique service offering by working on... 


NEW ERA
The scheduled start of underground production in the first half of 2028 is anticipated to bring a new era of high-value diamond recovery for Lucara
Underground expansion progressing towards 2028 start
28th June 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

With careful planning, innovative solutions and a dedicated team, diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe Underground Expansion Project (UGP) at the wholly owned  Karowe diamond mine, in... 


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Growth on horizon for pipe manufacturers
28th June 2024 By: Trent Roebeck

Despite post-election economy concerns and the lack of funding plaguing the plastic pipe industry, South African Plastic Pipe Manufacturing Association (SAPPMA) CEO Jan Venter believes that the... 


Jarmi Steyn, COO at Canyon Coal
Jarmi Steyn
28th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Jarmi Steyn, COO at Canyon Coal, a coal exploration, mining and processing company 


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Despite big obstacles, AfCFTA viewed as key to weaving new trade and industrial tapestry
28th June 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

In the grand tapestry of international commerce, Africa’s 55 nations have stood as individual threads rather than a unified fabric of economic opportunity. But a new era of collaboration being... 


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Quebrada Blanca Operations, Chile
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/molybdenum in Tarapacá, in northern Chile. 


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Implementation of South Africa’s clean hydrogen ambition
28th June 2024

In the throes of a global energy transformation, South Africa emerges as a prominent player, leveraging its abundant renewable resources, particularly solar and wind power, to unlock the potential... 


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Mitochondria Energy
28th June 2024

As a future-focussed company, Mitochondria Energy has ambitious plans to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable solutions to meet Africa’s energy needs.  Mitochondria developed its energy... 


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Butcherbird Stage 2 manganese expansion project, Australia
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project demonstrated strong economics with robust economic returns and rapid capital payback. 


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Ohmgebirge potash development, Germany
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has demonstrated the technical and financial robustness of an existing shaft-access, underground mining operation at Ohmgebirge. 


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Bougouni lithium project, Mali – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Kodal Minerals has confirmed further mineralised extensions on the Boumou prospect, within the Bougouni lithium project. 


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Gamsberg Phase 2 expansion project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Overall progress at the project is at more than 52%. 


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Katanning gold project, Australia – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ausgold has finalised the acquisition of two freehold properties at the project. 


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Kiaka gold project, Burkina Faso – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

WAF has fully drawn down the $265-million secured loan facility from Sprott Resource Lending and Burkina Faso-based Coris Bank International for the development of the Kiaka project and other... 


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Lobito rail corridor, Angola – update
28th June 2024

Lobito Atlantic Railway has placed an order for 275 new container wagons. 


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Menar coal and anthracite projects, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Two of the projects are now fully licensed. 


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Okiep copper project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals has reported further “outstanding” assay results from the confirmation diamond-drilling programme in the Flat Mines area at the project. 


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Phalaborwa Rare Earths Project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Rainbow Rare Earths has reported “excellent" results on the large-scale, continuous pilot plant at Mintek, serving to confirm the basic process flowsheet originally set out in the preliminary... 


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Platreef palladium/rhodium/nickel/platinum/copper/gold project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Construction of Shaft 2 headgear is 55% complete. 


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Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The project is fully permitted. 


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Santa Cruz graphite project – pilot plant, Brazil – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

South Star Battery Metals Corp is preparing for production from Phase 1 of the Santa Cruz graphite mine. 


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Sonora lithium project, Mexico – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Ganfeng Lithium has filed an international arbitration case against Mexico. 


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Steelpoortdrift vanadium project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

Vanadium Resources has chosen to modify the back end of the salt roast leach processing plant. 


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Tomingley gold extension project, Australia – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The Tomingley gold operation is set to increase production to more than 100 000 oz/y by 2027. 


Location map of the Waterberg project, in South Africa
Waterberg platinum group metals project, South Africa – update
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

The definitive feasibility study update is under way. 


Image of Chile flag and periodic table symbols for copper and molybdenum
Quebrada Blanca Operations, Chile
28th June 2024 By: Sheila Barradas

A copper/molybdenum mine in Tarapacá, in northern Chile. 


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Despite big obstacles, AfCFTA viewed as key to weaving new trade and industrial tapestry
28th June 2024 By: Martin Zhuwakinyu

In the grand tapestry of international commerce, Africa’s 55 nations have stood as individual threads rather than a unified fabric of economic opportunity. But a new era of collaboration being... 


The Zinkgruvan mine
Lundin weighs sale of zinc mines in Sweden and Portugal
27th June 2024 By: Bloomberg

Lundin Mining Corp is considering a potential sale of two European zinc mines as the Canadian metals producer turns its focus to copper in Latin America, according to people familiar with the... 


The aftermath of the collapsed dam
Claimants for deadly Mariana dam collapse file injunction against BHP, Vale
27th June 2024 By: Reuters

Lawyers representing claimants taking legal action over Brazil's worst environmental disaster filed an injunction this week against miners BHP and Vale for "trying to derail" a potential... 


Anglo paid $23.5bn in taxes, economic contributions in 2023
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Diversified mining major Anglo American paid about $23.5-billion in total tax and economic contributions throughout its global operations during 2023, a decrease from about $24.5-billion in 2022.... 


Black Rock secures offtake agreements for Mahenge graphite
27th June 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Black Rock Mining, through its majority-owned subsidiary Faru Graphite, has finalised two full form offtake agreements with key industrial customers Muhui International Trade and... 


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Hummingbird expects Kouroussa to reach commercial production in the third quarter
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Despite unexpected challenges at Aim-listed Hummingbird’s Kouroussa gold mine, in Guinea, over the past year, including the fire at the national fuel depot in Conakry and the temporary suspension... 


African Rainbow Minerals CEO Phillip Tobias
ARM CEO discusses elements for successful JV partnerships
27th June 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

Considering its long and successful history with joint ventures (JVs), diversified miner African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) CEO Phillip Tobias has noted the importance of mutual respect and... 


Sumitomo may earn-in to Hammer’s Bullrush project
Sumitomo may earn-in to Hammer’s Bullrush project
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Exploration company Hammer Metals has teamed up with Sumitomo Metal Mining Oceana (SMMO), providing that company with an opportunity to earn up to an 80% interest in the Bullrush project, in... 


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Andrada signs deal to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company
27th June 2024 By: Darren Parker

Dual-listed Andrada Mining has executed a legally binding agreement to restructure Uis Tin Mining Company (UTMC), the operational Namibian entity that holds the ML133, ML134 and ML129 mining... 


Paladin sets guidance for resurrected Namibia uranium mine
Paladin sets guidance for resurrected Namibia uranium mine
27th June 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Uranium mining company Paladin will continue to use previously mined stockpile ore for production at the Langer Heinrich mine next year, and will restart mining activities in 2026. Having recently... 


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