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Mining services companies facing climate conundrums
8th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The need to counter climate change is raising a whole range of important issues for mining services companies, which, in comparison with the mining groups they served, are small in scale. This was... 


Biodegradable cellulose gloves inventor wins 2024 Mining Innovation and Research award
8th February 2024 By: Schalk Burger

Industry association Women in Mining Kenya founder Grace Akinyi won the Mining Innovation and Research Battlefield 2024 competition with her 'Eco Green Gold’ concept to produce biodegradable gloves... 


The Kibali gold mine
Barrick highlights importance of socioeconomic development in poor countries
8th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The need to counter climate change and protect the environment should not distract attention from the need to achieve socioeconomic development in poor countries, Barrick Gold corporate... 


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Gold mining industry striving to build on sustainability strides
8th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Striving for sustainability in every facet of the gold mining industry’s value chain is imperative and while considerable progress has been made in several areas, including responsible practices... 


Madison Metals executive chairperson and CEO Duane Parnham
Madison reports high-grade uranium discovery at Khan
8th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Upstream uranium mining and exploration company Madison Metals has discovered a high-grade uranium mineralisation at Anomaly 5, located within the company’s Khan project at Madison West in... 


Global Reporting Initiative formally launches new biodiversity, mining standards
8th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

More than 50% of global gross domestic product was moderately or highly dependent on biodiversity, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) vice chairperson Bola Adeeko highlighted in Cape Town on... 


Vedanta Base Metals CEO Chris Griffith
Vedanta weighs sale of minority stake in Zambian copper assets
8th February 2024 By: Reuters

Vedanta Base Metals CEO Chris Griffith said on Wednesday the company is talking to a range of financing partners to raise money for a restart of its Konkola Copper Mines unit in Zambia, including... 


China's CMOC eyes further growth in Congo and beyond after taking cobalt crown
8th February 2024 By: Reuters

Chinese mining firm CMOC Group could buy more assets in copper and cobalt-rich Democratic Republic of Congo, and sees further potential for growth in South America and Indonesia, an executive told... 


ICMM President Rohitesh Dhawan in conversation with Natural Resource Governance Institute Africa director Nafi Chinery at Investing in African Mining Indaba.
ICMM announces initiative to simplify responsible mining standards
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In a significant move towards accountability and transparency in the global mining industry, the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has unveiled plans to consolidate responsible... 


Gabon iron-ore developer Genmin seeks to raise A$28m
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Emerging African iron-ore producer Genmin on Wednesday kicked off a fundraising for about A$28.4-million to advance its Baniaka project, in Gabon. This comes as the company was recently awarded a... 


High grades intersected in new NSW lithium province
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

ASX-listed Stelar Metals has intersected high-grade mineralisation in the initial reconnaissance drilling programme undertaken at the Trident lithium project, about 50 km from Broken Hill, in New... 


Gold-plate South Africa
Goldplat’s Ghana business excels while South African op stumbles
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Aim-listed mining services group Goldplat has reported an “exceptional” second quarter at its gold recovery business in Ghana, achieving an operating profit of £1.82-million, up from about... 


Mining needs new ways to increase productivity - Seequent
Mining needs new ways to increase productivity - Seequent
7th February 2024

The African mineral exploration and mining industries have a vital role to play in the world’s transition to net zero by 2050 and in the future of the African economy, with the continent home to... 


Absa discusses its expertise at Mining Indaba
Absa discusses its expertise at Mining Indaba
7th February 2024

Africa is ready to embrace a bold new future in mining. That is why financial services provider Absa believes in the power of positive disruption to unearth its client’s sustainable growth... 


Steenkampskraal mine CEO Graham Soden and BMS owner and CEO Enock Mathebula
Bora buys into Steenkampskraal as strategic partner
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining services company Bora Mining Services (BMS) has acquired a share in the Steenkampskraal monazite mine, in the Western Cape, for an undisclosed sum as a strategic partner.  The partnership... 


Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland.
Crucial to combine agricultural development with mining, Indaba hears
7th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Africa is going to have a huge amount to do to help solve the world’s climate change problems, Toronto-listed Ivanhoe Mines executive chairperson Robert Friedland emphasised in his far-reaching... 


Hitachi showcases offering at Mining Indaba
Hitachi showcases offering at Mining Indaba
7th February 2024

Hitachi Global Air Power is a leading global industrial compressed air manufacturer building the machines that power industry. Headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana, its compressed air solutions... 


Agrico post
S&D pipe SANS 791 certification: Draft 1
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Agrico adds SANS 791-certified sewage and drain pipe to its product offering. We are proud to announce that Agrico received SANS 791 certification for the production of sewage and drain (S&D) pipe. 


Multotec optimistic about African mining
Multotec optimistic about African mining
7th February 2024

Despite economic challenges globally, international minerals processing specialist Multotec Group remains optimistic about the future of mining in Africa and the company is looking forward to a... 


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DMRE, IDC establish Junior Mining Exploration Fund
7th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) have signed a memorandum of agreement officially establishing the Junior... 


Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions
Innomotics revolutionises industry with integrated solutions
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Global technology and innovation leader Siemens is making waves in the mining industry with the launch of Innomotics as an independent motors, large drives and solutions powerhouse for the... 


Digitisation is key to contractor transparency, says Saryx
Digitisation is key to contractor transparency, says Saryx
7th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

Compliance, health and safety, and environmental awareness are central to long-term sustainability and are achieved by maintaining rigorous standards and improved visibility and/or transparency.... 


Draslovka’s sustainable solution to metal supply deficits
Draslovka’s sustainable solution to metal supply deficits
7th February 2024

Multinational chemicals producer Draslovka has developed a cutting-edge metal recovery process called Glycine Leaching Technology (GLT). Aimed at optimizing recovery of precious and base metals,... 


ICMM CEO Rohitesh Dhawan
Threat of climate change has transformed the image of mining
7th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The need to reduce global carbon emissions, to counter climate change, has transformed the public image of the mining industry, because of the urgent need to ramp-up the production of clean energy... 


The Minas-Rio mine
Anglo's Minas-Rio, Barro Alto mines complete IRMA audit; more mines to follow
7th February 2024 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Diversified miner Anglo American’s Minas-Rio iron-ore and Barro Alto nickel mines, in Brazil, have been assessed against the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance's (IRMA’s) comprehensive... 


Trafigura group executive chairperson and CEO Jeremy Weir, Ivanhoe Mines founder and executive co-chair Robert Friedland, and Lobito Atlantic Railway CEO Francisco Franca
Kamoa-Kakula, Trafigura become first Lobito railway corridor customers
7th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and commodities trader Trafigura have both signed a term sheet outlining the key terms for a reserve capacity agreement... 


Anglo American considers deeper cost cuts in face of worst downturn in years
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Anglo American may consider deeper cost-cutting measures unless market conditions improve after a fall in prices and a downturn in the platinum group metals (PGMs) sector that is the worst in 35... 


AECI CEO Holger Riemensperger
Transformed AECI to go big globally
7th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

JSE-listed South African multinational AECI aims to be the global number three company in its core market segment of mining explosives and mining chemicals, by 2030. Of the company’s business, 80%... 


Artisanal cobalt miners in the DRC
Congo's Gecamines and Entreprise Generale du Cobalt sign mining deal
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Congo's State mining company Gecamines and its subsidiary Entreprise Generale du Cobalt (EGC) have signed an agreement granting EGC exclusive mining rights to five mining areas, the firms said on... 


SEGUCE RDC to introduce 2024 Mining Indaba to digitised exports
SEGUCE RDC to introduce 2024 Mining Indaba to digitised exports
7th February 2024

The dematerialisation of procedures and documents linked to the export of mining products has revolutionised field practice in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), particularly in the provinces... 


Zambia mines minister Paul Kabuswe
Zambia set to negotiate bigger stakes in new mining projects
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Zambia is keen to negotiate larger holdings in new mining projects in order to raise its revenue and boost spending by investors on social projects, mines minister Paul Kabuswe said. The push by... 


FLSmidth discusses innovations for sustainable mining
FLSmidth discusses innovations for sustainable mining
7th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With technological advancements expected to disrupt the traditional African mining sector, full flowsheet technology and service supplier FLSmidth outlines the most promising innovations on the... 


Bolivia to ink $350m deal in Chinese financing for first zinc refinery
7th February 2024 By: Reuters

Bolivia's government will sign a deal with China on Tuesday for $350-million in financing to build the South American country's first zinc refining plant, Bolivia's Mining Ministry said. The... 


Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry
Mining companies embrace COP28 commitments, charting sustainable path for mining industry
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

In the wake of COP28, the United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place at the end of 2023, the global mining industry is witnessing a transformative shift towards sustainability. The... 


Komatsu joins Williams Racing as the British team's Principal Partner in Formula One from the start of the 2024 season
Komatsu and Williams Racing reignite historic partnership
7th February 2024 By: Shannon de Ryhove

Leading heavy equipment manufacturer Komatsu has signed a multi-year deal with Williams Racing to become the principal partner of the British team from the start of the 2024 FIA Formula One World... 


Optimisation study yields strong support for Globe’s Malawi niobium project
6th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Australia-listed Globe Metals and Mining has achieved significantly improved economic and environmental outcomes from its Kanyika niobium project, in Malawi, through an optimisation study that... 


De Beers CEO Al Cook with Endiama CEO Ganga Junior at Investing in African Mining Indaba.
Angola’s diamond sparkle brightened by new De Beers deal
6th February 2024 By: Martin Creamer

Diamond mining and marketing company De Beers is to collaborate with Angola on opportunities to increase diamond production, support alluvial mining sector and enhance social development for the... 


Blencowe welcomes new African investor
6th February 2024 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Aim-listed Blencowe Resources has raised $500 000 (£392 350) from a specialist Africa-based investor through the issue of 7.8-million new ordinary shares. The investor has undertaken extensive due... 


New TLT-Turbo CEO Gerd Jegodzinski
TLT-Turbo appoints new CEO
6th February 2024 By: Darren Parker

Mining, tunnel and industrial fan manufacturer and mechanical vapour recompression (MVR) technology company TLT-Turbo has appointed Gerd Jegodzinski as its new CEO, effective January 4, succeeding... 


Sampling confirms extensive gold at Tati project
6th February 2024 By: Sabrina Jardim

London-listed exploration company Power Metal Resources reports that recent geochemical soil sampling assay results from the Tati gold project, in Botswana, have confirmed the presence of three... 


Improve the ease of ESG management with Bureau Veritas
Improve the ease of ESG management with Bureau Veritas
6th February 2024 By: Tracy Hancock

With companies making greater environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments, often going beyond regulatory disclosure, managing sustainability goals may be time-consuming and complex and... 


Piedmont lays off 27% of staff as lithium prices fall sharply
Piedmont lays off 27% of staff as lithium prices fall sharply
6th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

US-based Piedmont Lithium, which has a joint venture (JV) operation in Canada and a lithium project in Ghana, has laid off 27% of its work force in a bid to curb operating expenses amid a sharp... 


De Grey takes option on Pilbara gold project
6th February 2024 By: Mariaan Webb

Western Australian gold explorer and project development company De Grey Mining has signed an exclusive option agreement with fellow ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources to acquire the Ashburton gold... 


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